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    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…

    Rich Nations’ Buying Adds to Latin America’s Vaccine Shortage, W.H.O. Says

    Americas|With rich countries paying more for vaccines, the supply for Latin America is falling short, the W.H.O. says. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/06/world/americas/covax-vaccine-latin-america.html Residents wait outside a vaccination center in hopes of getting a…

    Most African Nations Fall Short of W.H.O. Target for Covid Vaccination

    Africa|Most African countries missed a target to vaccinate 10 percent of their people. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/30/world/africa/africa-covid-vaccine.html People wait to be vaccinated in Kampala, Uganda, Wednesday.Credit…Luke Dray/Getty Images Sept. 30, 2021, 12:32 p.m.…

    African Public Health Experts Call on U.N. to Speed Vaccine Delivery

    Africa|African public health experts call for the U.N. General Assembly to speed the delivery of vaccines. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/16/world/africa/coronavirus-vaccine-africa.html A Kenyan man received a dose of the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, donated by…

    Deaths From Covid in Africa Are Rising as Cases Surge Worldwide

    World|Virus cases are swelling around the world, and deaths in Africa are surging, the W.H.O. chief says. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/30/world/africa-who-coronavirus-deaths.html People waiting to receive coronavirus vaccines at Léopold Sédar Senghor stadium in…

    W.H.O. approves China’s Sinopharm vaccine for emergency use.

    World|W.H.O. approves China’s Sinopharm vaccine for emergency use. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/07/world/who-covid-sinopharm-vaccine.html Video transcript transcript W.H.O. Approves China’s Sinopharm Covid-19 Vaccine The World Health Organization’s authorization of the vaccine for emergency use on…

    France Plots a Path Out of Lockdown

    Central Paris earlier this month. President Emmanuel Macron of France began mapping the nation’s exit from a web of lockdown restrictions.Credit…Dmitry Kostyukov for The New York Times April 29, 2021,…