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    Covid Hit U.S. Meat Plants Far Harder Than Thought, Report Says

    World|Coronavirus cases and deaths were vastly underestimated in U.S. meatpacking plants, a House report says. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/28/world/meatpacking-workers-covid-cases-deaths.html Meatpacking plants were the scenes of some early coronavirus hot spots. Workers waited to…

    Covid Cases Rise in Some Caribbean Islands, W.H.O. Says

    World|New virus cases are rising on some Caribbean islands, the W.H.O. says. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/20/world/covid-caribbean-paho.html Covid-19 vaccination drives have gotten off to a slow start in some Caribbean nations. People waiting for…

    Deaths In Custody of Two Brothers Fuel Anger Over Covid Enforcement in Kenya

    People walking home along a highway on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya, in April. As a new wave of the coronavirus surges, the authorities have indefinitely extended a nightly curfew.…

    Breakthrough Infections and the Delta Variant: What to Know

    Scientific understanding of the coronavirus variant is changing quickly. Here’s a recap of the most important findings. Administering a Covid-19 vaccine in Moultrie, Ga., last month. The vaccines are highly…

    Israel to Give Third Covid Vaccine Shots to Those Over 60

    A man received a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine near Tel Aviv. Israel began administering third doses to patients with compromised immune systems earlier this month, and will…

    Virus Trends Vary Sharply Worldwide, Making an Erratic Mix

    World|Up, down, sideways: Around the world, the pandemic defies easy description. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/28/world/pandemic-patterns-global-roundup.html Standing in line for Covid-19 vaccines in Bangalore, India, on Tuesday. The situation has improved lately in the…

    Colombia Covid Deaths Surpass 100,000

    World|The virus is ravaging Colombia, where the death toll surpassed 100,000. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/21/world/colombia-covid-coronavirus-deaths-100000.html Relatives of Covid-19 victims spread their ashes at the natural reserve of Paramo de Guerrero in Cogua municipality,…

    Vermont is the first state to partially vaccinate at least 80 percent of its eligible population.

    World|Vermont is the first state to partially vaccinate at least 80 percent of its eligible population. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/14/world/vermont-vaccination-rate-restrictions.html A man receives a Covid-19 vaccine shot in May at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital…

    Canada Plans to Let Fully Vaccinated Residents Skip Hotel Quarantine

    World|Canada plans a first, and small, step for easing border restrictions. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/09/world/canada-coronavirus-vaccine-border.html A man looked at his phone at a government approved quarantine hotel near Toronto’s main international airport in…

    Teens Are Rarely Hospitalized With Covid, but Cases Can Be Severe

    Adolescents were hospitalized with Covid three times as often as with flu, researchers reported. Nearly one-third wound up in I.C.U.s. Experts said the findings underscore the importance of vaccinating children…