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U.S. to leave Afghanistan in state of war

An Afghan taxi-driver in Vancouver told one of us a decade ago that this day would come. "We defeated the ...

Slowdown in demand causes Iowa counties to turn away more vaccines

DES MOINES, Iowa: As the number of Iowa residents who have been vaccinated against Covid rises, the demand has fallen ...

Fighting lockdown fatigue, Dutch government slowly eases restrictions

THE HAGUE, Netherlands: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced the easing of the country's months-long coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday. A ...

Small chance of blood clots, so Canada's Ontario OKs AstraZeneca

TORONTO, Canada: The province of Ontario, Canada will offer AstraZeneca vaccines to people 40 years and over. This follows a ...

Concerns over Covid causes U.S. to urge not traveling to 80% or world

WASHINGTON D.C.: Citing the need to protect U.S. citizens from contracting the Coronavirus, the U.S. State Department said on April ...

Expect Covid booster after one year, says Pfizer CEO

NEW YORK, New York: Those who have been inoculated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer vaccine will likely need a third ...

Asia Pacific

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Auto manufacturing down 5% to 8% in China due to chip shortage

SHANGHAI, China: Auto industry executives remain anxious about the global shortage of semiconductors that is affecting production in the world's ...

Japan declares COVID-19 state of emergency in Tokyo, Osaka region

© Provided by Xinhua TOKYO, April 23 (Xinhua) -- Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Friday declared a state of ...

Scientists develop e-health patches to help monitor pulse

Tokyo [Japan], April 23 (ANI): Scientists at Osaka University, in cooperation with JOANNEUM RESEARCH (Weiz, Austria), introduced wireless health monitoring ...

New blood markers may reveal heart attack in chest patients

Washington [US], April 23 (ANI): A new study published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine identified telltale markers ...

Australia's Perth to enter snap lockdown after one Covid-19 case

According health officials, the man is likely to have contracted the virus during a two-week quarantine stay in a Perth ...

India Reports Record Number of COVID Infections, Again

COVID-19 is surging at an astounding rate in India. The South Asian nation's health ministry said Friday it had counted ...