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Vaccine deliveries rising as delta virus variant slams Asia

Health workers in protective suits carry a coffin containing the body of a COVID-19 victim into an ambulance for a burial in Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia on Thursday, July 15, 2021. The world’s fourth most populous country has been hit hard by an explosion of COVID-19 cases that have strained hospitals …

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The long view on COVID-19 vaccine safety and efficacy

A creative rendition of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, not to scale. As of mid-July, the virus has sickened more than 186 million people worldwide and more than 4 million people have died from it, according to the World Health Organization. Globally, more than 3.3 billion vaccine doses have been administered. Credit: …

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Indonesia caught between surge and slow vaccine rollout

Men pray during the burial of a relative at Rorotan Cemetery which is reserved for those who died of COVID-19, in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, July 1, 2021. New land around the capital city continues to be cleared for the dead and gravediggers have to work late shifts following surges in …

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In poorest countries, surge combines with vaccine shortage

A woman receives a coronavirus vaccination at the Kololo airstrip in Kampala, Uganda, Monday, May 31, 2021. Africa is especially vulnerable. As virus cases surge in the world’s poorest countries, a sense of dread is growing among millions of the unvaccinated, especially those who toil in the informal, off-the-books economy, …

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Walgreens announces partnership with Adobe to launch Covid-19 vaccine portal, myWalgreens app updates

Walgreens is using Adobe Experience Cloud to accelerate the company’s digital transformation efforts and deliver their Covid-19 vaccine portal and updated myWalgreens app. On Wednesday, Walgreens announced a partnership with Adobe to release its Covid-19 vaccine portal and an updated version of its myWalgreens app. Using the online portal, customers …

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India reels amid virus surge, affecting world vaccine supply

Shop owners hold banners against a partial lockdown imposed by the Maharashtra state government, in Mumbai, India, Thursday, April 8, 2021. India has a seven-day rolling average of more than 100,000 cases per day and has reported 13 million virus cases since the pandemic began, the third-highest total after the …

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Brazil’s virus outlook darkens amid vaccine supply snags

Mobile Emergency Care Service (SAMU) workers Gabrielle Carlos, top, and Joao Vericimo, move a COVID-19 patient to an ambulance as he is transferred to a municipal hospital dedicated to COVID-19 in Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, Tuesday, April 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) April is shaping up …

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Stalled at first jab: Vaccine shortages hit poor countries

In this Feb. 25, 2021, file photo, a shipment of COVID-19 vaccines distributed by the COVAX global initiative arrives in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. As many as 60 countries, including some of the poorest, might be stalled at the first shots of their coronavirus vaccinations because nearly all deliveries through the …

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