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India launches effort to inoculate all adults against COVID

Loading the player… In hopes of taming a monstrous spike in COVID-19 infections, India opened vaccinations to all adults Saturday, launching a huge inoculation effort that was sure to tax the limits of the federal government, the country’s vaccine factories and the patience of its 1.4 billion people. The world’s largest maker of vaccines was… Read More »

Strides Against HIV/AIDS Falter, Especially in the South, as Nation Battles Covid

Facing a yearlong siege from the coronavirus, the defenses in another, older war are faltering. For the last two decades, HIV/AIDS has been held at bay by potent antiviral drugs, aggressive testing and inventive public education campaigns. But the COVID-19 pandemic has caused profound disruptions in almost every aspect of that battle, grounding outreach teams,… Read More »

Fauci points to Covid surge in Europe as warning against lifting U.S. restrictions right now

WASHINGTON – White House Chief Medical Advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci warned state leaders on Sunday that the nation’s battle with the coronavirus is still “not in the end zone,” and urged Americans to adhere to public health measures as Europeans experience new infection spikes. “When I hear pulling back completely on public health measures, saying no… Read More »

Thousands of Ukrainian women march against domestic violence

Thousands of women marched through the center of Ukraine’s capital on International Women’s Day to draw attention to domestic violence, which has risen sharply amid restrictions imposed to block the spread of coronavirus ByThe Associated Press March 8, 2021, 3:25 PM • 1 min read KYIV, Ukraine — Thousands of women marched through the center… Read More »