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India slams UK’s new travel rules as ‘discriminatory,’ warns of retaliation

Travelers at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021. T. Narayan | Bloomberg | Getty Images India slammed the U.K.’s decision to exclude vaccinated Indian travelers from its new travel guidelines, calling it “discriminatory” and warning of reciprocal measures. The British government will next month allow fully vaccinated travelers […]

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Covid vaccines remain ‘stunningly effective,’ even as delta concerns grow

Juan Rodriguez (L) reacts while receiving Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Covid-19 vaccine administered by vocational nurse Christina Garibay at a Skid Row community outreach event where Covid-19 vaccines and testing were offered in Los Angeles, California on August 22, 2021. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Covid-19 vaccines are still “stunningly effective” despite […]

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A race against Covid: How Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech developed vaccines in record time

The power of messenger RNA is obvious now, as vaccines from Moderna, BioNTech and Pfizer have blunted the force of the coronavirus in communities with access and high uptake. But in early 2020, as a mysterious and dangerous new pathogen spread in Wuhan, China, it was anything from a safe bet as the basis for […]

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Covid — not vaccination — presents biggest blood clot risk, large study finds

A healthcare worker cares for a Covid-19 patient in the ICU ward at the Robert Bosch Hospital in Stuttgart, Germany, on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images The risk of rare blood clotting is significantly higher as a result of catching Covid-19, than it is from being vaccinated against the virus, […]

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3 charts show how far Covid delta variant has spread around the world

A sign warning people to stay apart due to Covid-19 is seen on July 29, 2021 in Mevagissey, United Kingdom. Finnbarr Webster | Getty Images News | Getty Images More than one year into the Covid-19 pandemic, the world is grappling with a highly transmissible delta variant that has caused a renewed surge in infections […]

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Australia’s Covid recovery plans remain uncertain as it tries to contain the delta variant

A person exercises at the Sydney Opera House during a foggy start to the day on June 30, 2021 in Sydney Australia. Lockdown restrictions continue as NSW health authorities work to contain a growing Covid-19 cluster. Brook Mitchell | Getty Images News | Getty Images A recent spike in Covid cases has Australian authorities scrambling […]

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As worries emerge about the delta variant and the J&J shot, health officials — and, so far, the research — say the vaccinated are still protected

The delta variant is already the most dominant strain of the virus in some U.S. states, and that’s putting some Americans easing back into “normal” life on edge. This variant, which was first identified in India in December, now makes up nearly half of COVID-19 cases in some regions and one-quarter of cases in the […]

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