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    F.D.A. Advisers Meets on Merck’s Covid Pill

    Health officials around the world have been counting on the new treatments to reduce the number of severe cases and save lives.Credit…EPA, via Shutterstock Nov. 30, 2021Updated 10:34 a.m. ET…

    Britain’s Sajid Javid Defends Response to Omicron Variant

    Europe|Britain’s health secretary defends decision not to impose tougher Covid restrictions. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/28/world/europe/britain-omicron-response.html Sajid Javid, Britain’s health secretary, on Sunday.Credit…Aaron Chown/Press Association, via Associated Press Nov. 28, 2021, 9:12 a.m. ET…

    Variant Detected in South Africa Prompts Travel Restrictions

    In the town of Parys, South Africa, on Friday. South Africans faced travel restrictions in several countries over growing fears about the new variant.Credit…Kim Ludbrook/EPA, via Shutterstock Nov. 26, 2021Updated…

    Vaccine Checks Begin on German Trains, Trams and Buses

    Europe|German public transportation controllers start checking vaccine papers. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/24/world/europe/germany-public-transportation-vaccine.html A tram in Berlin in August. Public transportation passengers in Germany are now subject to spot checks of their vaccination status.Credit…Lynsey…

    U.K. Health Secretary Urges People to Get Boosters

    Europe|Britain’s health secretary urges people to get booster shots amid a surge. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/07/world/europe/uk-virus-surge-booster-shots.html Ten million Britons have received the booster vaccinations.Credit…Paul Ellis/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Nov. 7, 2021Updated 5:01…

    More New York City workers get Covid shots as deadline nears, but tensions remain.

    Americas|More New York City workers get Covid shots as deadline nears, but tensions remain. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/30/world/americas/nyc-police-fire-vaccine-mandate.html Trash sits uncollected near a protest in Manhattan against a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for municipal…

    10 Republican-led States Sue Over Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

    World|Ten Republican-led states sue over Biden’s vaccination mandate for federal contractors. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/29/world/vaccine-mandate-states-sue.html A protest against vaccine mandates in August outside a hospital in Des Moines. The State of Iowa joined…

    Canadians Expect ‘Big Things’: Trudeau Swears In New Cabinet

    new video loaded: Canadians Expect ‘Big Things’: Trudeau Swears In New Cabinet transcript transcript Canadians Expect ‘Big Things’: Trudeau Swears In New Cabinet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada laid…

    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…

    Protests Over Italy’s Covid ‘Green Pass’ Draw Only Scattered Crowds

    Europe|Protests fizzle as activists fail to galvanize the masses against the new mandate. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/15/world/europe/covid-italy-green-pass-protests.html Video transcript transcript Opponents of Italy’s Green Pass Stage Demonstrations Anti-vaccine activists and opponents of Italy’s…