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Yukon declares state of emergency over COVID-19

Yukon declares state of emergency over COVID-19

The Yukon government has declared a state of emergency, announcing new health regulations aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, including a proof-of-vaccination requirement set to take effect on Saturday. The declaration came after the territory reported 80 new COVID-19 infections diagnosed over a three-day period between Friday and Monday, for a …

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WHO approves Moderna vaccine for emergency use

WHO approves Moderna vaccine for emergency use

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation has given the go-ahead for emergency use of Moderna‘s Covid-19 vaccine. The mRNA vaccine from the US manufacturer joins vaccines from AstraZeneca, Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson & Johnson in receiving the WHO’s emergency use listing. Similar approvals for China’s Sinopharm and Sinovac vaccines are expected in …

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Japan PM issues 3rd virus emergency in Tokyo, Osaka area

Japan PM issues 3rd virus emergency in Tokyo, Osaka area

International oi-Madhuri Adnal | Published: Friday, April 23, 2021, 17:42 [IST] Tokyo, Apr 23: Japan declared a third state of emergency for Tokyo and three western prefectures on Friday amid skepticism it will be enough to curb a rapid coronavirus resurgence just three months ahead of the Olympics. Prime Minister …

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