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    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…

    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.…

    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,…

    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…

    U.S. Records 40 Million Known Virus Cases

    U.S.|The U.S. surpasses 40 million known coronavirus cases. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/07/us/40-million-covid-cases.html More than 40 million cases of the coronavirus have been recorded in the United States, according to a New York Times…

    Anti-Vaccine Protesters in Canada Rally Outside Hospitals

    canada letter Protesters have harassed health care workers in three provinces, as well as politicians. Sept. 3, 2021 A crowd rallying against vaccination for Covid-19 clogged the streets outside a…

    An Impossible Task? New Zealand Tries to Eliminate Delta.

    The country is holding fast to a lockdown to contain an outbreak that began in mid-August. But it’s also acknowledging that lockdowns can’t go on forever. Wellington, New Zealand, during…

    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…