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    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,…

    Man Loses Hand in French Rave That Violated Pandemic Curfew

    World|French police clash with hundreds at rave that violated a curfew. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/19/world/french-police-covid-rave.html Attendees of an illegal rave in Redon, France, stood in a field as the police tried to break…

    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…

    Saudi Arabia Limits Hajj to 60,000 From Within the Country

    World|Authorities limit the hajj to 60,000 pilgrims in Saudi Arabia, and other news from around the world. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/12/world/saudi-hajj-covid-limits.html In this photo released by the Saudi Media Ministry, security personnel stood…

    British Tourists Rush to Return From Portugal as Deadline Looms

    World|British tourists scramble to return from Portugal after new quarantine imposed. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/06/06/world/uk-portugal-covid-quarantine.html British tourists and residents lining up to return from the airport in Faro, in Portugal’s Algarve region, on…

    Japan Extends State of Emergency Until One Month Before Tokyo Olympics

    Asia Pacific|Japan extends a state of emergency until one month before the Olympics. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/28/world/asia/tokyo-olympics-covid-japan.html Video Yoshihide Suga, prime minister of Japan, said on Friday that a state of emergency in…

    New Outbreak in Malaysia Is Linked to Ramadan Gatherings

    Asia Pacific|A surge of cases in Malaysia is partly linked to prayer gatherings. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/27/world/asia/malaysia-covid-ramadan-vaccine.html With more new infections per capita than almost anywhere else in Asia, the country reimposed restrictions…

    Moderna Says Its Covid Vaccine Is Effective for 12- to 17-Year-Olds

    Science|Moderna says that its vaccine is effective for 12- to 17-year-olds and that it will seek F.D.A. authorization. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/25/science/moderna-vaccine-teens-efficacy.html A teenager taking part in a Moderna vaccine trial in Houston…

    Europe Agrees to Reopen to Vaccinated Visitors

    Europe|E.U. agrees to reopen to vaccinated visitors and those from Covid-safe countries. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/19/world/europe/eu-vaccinated-visitors-travel.html Tourists in Athens this month. New European rules for travelers could go into effect as early as…

    Taiwan Reports a Daily Record of 180 Cases

    World|Taiwan hits a daily case record, and other news from around the world. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/15/world/taiwan-covid-outbreak.html Disinfecting seats at a Covid-19 testing site in Taipei on Saturday.Credit…Ritchie B Tongo/EPA, via Shutterstock May…