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    Biden Delays Release of Some J.F.K. Records, Citing Pandemic

    Americas|Biden delays the release of remaining J.F.K. assassination records, citing the pandemic. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/23/world/americas/jfk-assassination-pandemic.html People in Washington reacting to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963.Credit…George Tames/The…

    N.I.H. Says Bat Research Group Failed to Submit Prompt Virus Findings

    The federal agency told a G.O.P. House member that it had notified EcoHealth Alliance, a group criticized for its U.S.-funded work with Wuhan scientists, to file data within five days.…

    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…

    Robert Durst, Millionaire Convicted of Murder, on Ventilator With Covid

    World|Robert Durst has Covid, his lawyer says, and is on a ventilator. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/16/world/robert-durst-covid-ventilator.html Robert Durst, 78, in a Los Angeles courtroom on Thursday as he was sentenced to life in…

    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…

    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…

    Thailand’s Quarantine-Island Experiment Is Showing (Modest) Results

    PHUKET, Thailand — Three months ago, with great fanfare, Thailand began a campaign to start reviving its crucial tourism industry by letting visitors who follow strict Covid-19 protocols roam freely…

    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.…

    As Covid Wave Pushes Up Demand, Costco Limits Purchases of Toilet Paper and Water

    U.S.|As Covid wave pushes up demand, Costco limits purchases of toilet paper and water. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/26/us/costco-toilet-paper-water.html Shoppers at Costco stockpiling food and other supplies in March 2020 in anticipation of the…

    Bolsonaro’s Rejection of Covid Vaccine Creates Awkwardness in N.Y.

    Americas|Unvaccinated and defiant, Bolsonaro pushes back against criticism in his U.N. speech. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/21/world/americas/bolsonaro-covid-vaccine-un.html President Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil, center, outside his hotel on Monday in New York.Credit…Stefan Jeremiah/Reuters Sept. 21,…