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President Joe Biden speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington on Friday, June 18, 2021, regarding the achievement of 300 million COVID-19 vaccinations.Evan Vucci | APPresident Joe Biden on Friday doubled his government's request that Americans get vaccinated against Covid-19 as soon as possible, warning that the highly transmissible Delta variant appears to...
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BEIJING - Chinese dancer and TV presenter Jin Xing is confident that the entertainment industry will return to normal and that the arts will be more valued after the pandemic.In China, where tight lockdowns helped control the domestic spread of Covid-19 within months, Jin's private dance company resumed national touring last year, she told Tania Bryer at the CNBC...
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A US Marine stands guard outside the US embassy December 21, 2001 in Kabul, Afghanistan.Paula Bronstein | Getty ImagesWASHINGTON - The U.S. embassy in Kabul was locked down Thursday as Covid cases in Afghanistan rise and the country's fragile health system reaches its limits.At the embassy, ​​114 employees tested positive for the coronavirus and are currently in isolation,...
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Increasing vaccination rates for Covid-19 will help fuel the recovery in the travel and tourism industries, a panel of experts told CNBC.Vaccinations are the only comprehensive way to combat the effects of the coronavirus, Ritesh Agarwal, CEO and founder of Indian budget hotel chain Oyo, told Nancy Hungerford during the CNBC Evolve Global Summit on Wednesday.The global travel and...
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A health worker attends to a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patient who is assisted by a mechanical ventilator and is undergoing dialysis in the COVID-19 emergency room at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute State Hospital in Quezon City COVID- 19 infections in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, April 26, 2021.Eloisa Lopez | ReutersLONDON - Another potentially life-saving treatment...
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"Customers started looking for ways to protect their Covid-19 vaccine cards, knowing they were likely to be important in the future," said Craig Grayson, vice president of print and marketing services at Staples, in an e- Mail. "Using our existing capacity in the store felt like a natural way to offer a free solution."Until July 25th, people can...
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With all American adults now eligible for Covid-19 vaccines and with businesses and international borders reopening, a heated debate has begun in the United States over whether a digital health certificate (often and somewhat misleadingly called a "vaccine passport") will be required should to prove vaccination status.Currently, Americans are being issued a white paper card as evidence of their...
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Funeral directors wearing personal protective equipment carry a coffin during the funeral of a COVID-19 victim amid a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) nationwide lockdown at Olifantsvlei Cemetery, southwest of Joburg, South Africa, Jan. 6, 2021.Siphiwe Sibeko | ReutersThe global spread of Covid-19 is advancing faster than the global distribution of vaccines, World Health Organization officials said on Monday.They attributed...
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Some of the 12,000 attendees who flew to Miami for the largest Bitcoin event in history last weekend have started testing positive for Covid.Bitcoin 2021 attracted crypto enthusiasts from around the world to the Mana Wynwood Convention Center in the arts and entertainment district of Miami. For three days, conference attendees huddled in overcrowded lecture halls, happy and...
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