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In this article HSEP-GB HSEF-GB An ambulance arrives at the A and E department of the Mater Misericordiae University Hospital in Dublin on Monday, 18 January, 2021. Artur Widak | NurPhoto via Getty Images LONDON — Ireland’s health service shut down its computer systems on Friday after being hit with a “sophisticated” ransomware attack. The
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Bruce Yuanyue Bi | The Image Bank | Getty Images DUBLIN — When Irish Prime Minister Micheál Martin announced the phased re-opening of hospitality businesses for June, hotel managers like Niall Coffey breathed a sigh of relief.  Ireland’s tourism and hospitality industries have been the worst hit during the pandemic and previous attempts at re-opening
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken attends a press conference with India’s Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar following a bilateral meeting in London on May 3, 2021, during the G7 foreign ministers meeting. BEN STANSALL | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — India’s foreign minister on Wednesday said he had been made aware of positive Covid
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A woman wearing a protective face mask walks past a graffiti, amidst the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on a street in Mumbai, India, March 30, 2021. Francis Mascarenhas | Reuters India’s second wave of Covid-19 infections shows no signs of slowing down as the country’s overwhelmed health-care system faces supply shortages for hospital
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The Biden administration’s recently announced restrictions on travelers from India are unlikely to play a significant role in limiting new coronavirus cases in the U.S., Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Friday. “Will it have an impact? Perhaps a minor impact on the margins in terms of reducing introductions. It’s not going to dramatically affect our
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People wearing face masks as a precaution walking along Orchard Road, a famous shopping district in Singapore. Maverick Asio | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Singapore’s health ministry reported 16 new locally transmitted coronavirus cases on Thursday, the highest number since July 11, 2020, when the country reported 24 community cases.
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In this article RCL The Mariner of the Seas cruise ship, operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and host to the Coinsbank Blockchain Cruise Asia, sits off Paradise Beach in Phuket, Thailand, on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. When 600 cryptocurrency enthusiasts set sail from Singapore on Monday night for their second annual Blockchain Cruise, the
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urbazon | E+ | Getty Images You may want to reconsider any plans to travel abroad. That’s the recommendation from the U.S. State Department, which updated its Travel Advisories list this week warning Americans against foreign travel to include about 80% of countries worldwide. Calling the risks the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic poses to travelers as
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India needs a brief but extensive lockdown to break the chain of coronavirus transmission and allow the medical community to recuperate, according to the national president of the Indian Medical Association. The South Asian nation is going through a disastrous second wave of Covid infections. Cases began rising in February and in subsequent months, large
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In this article EBS The Emergent BioSolutions plant, a manufacturing partner for Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccine, in Baltimore, Maryland, on April 9, 2021. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Top House Democrats have launched an investigation into whether Emergent Biosolutions, which recently botched 15 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine, won the federal contract
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In this article JNJ A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California. Mike Blake | Reuters Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday reported $100 million in first-quarter sales of its Covid-19 vaccine that’s on hold in the U.S. while U.S. health regulators investigate a rare blood-clotting issue. In releasinging its first-quarter financial results, the
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President Joe Biden puts his hand on a man’s shoulder during a visit to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination site at Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S., April 6, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters The Biden administration is preparing for the potential need of Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, though nothing is certain, a top
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