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Coronavirus weekly need-to-know: Masks and Delta variant, pets, Moderna vaccine & more

We offer a weekly roundup of the most notable coronavirus coverage. According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 33.6 million Americans had
Johnson & Johnson says COVID-19 vaccine protects against delta variant
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Johnson & Johnson says COVID-19 vaccine protects against delta variant

Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine has been announced as highly effective against highly transmissible Delta variant. Although the analysis was
Royal Caribbean Group's Richard Fain on returning to sea
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Royal Caribbean Group's Richard Fain on returning to sea

Celebrity Edge, the largest cruise ship with more than 150 passengers embarked from the United States on June 26. Richard Fain, CEO and founder of
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Washington state lawmaker apologises for wearing Star of David to protest Covid vaccines

Jim Walsh, Washington State Representative, wearing a yellow Star of David during a speech to protest vaccine mandates. (screengrab). Jim Walsh, a
Lyme vaccine history: Why LYMErix failed and there�s no alternative yet.
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Lyme vaccine history: Why LYMErix failed and there�s no alternative yet.

This is a game I have played over the years with woodsmen: How much would it cost to get vaccinated for Lyme disease? I settle for a number between
Africa's COVID-19 envoy blasts EU, COVAX over vaccine crisis
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Africa's COVID-19 envoy blasts EU, COVAX over vaccine crisis

NAIROBI (AP) A special African Union envoy charged with leading efforts to procure COVID-19 vaccinations for Africa is blaming Europe as Africa
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The Latest: Turkey eases most coronavirus restrictions

ISTANBUL Turkey has lifted almost all pandemic restrictions for businesses and events, and also lifted Sunday and nighttime curfews. A circular from
94% of patients with cancer respond well to COVID-19 vaccines
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94% of patients with cancer respond well to COVID-19 vaccines

SAN ANTONIO (30 June 2021) -- Nearly all patients with cancer responded well to the COVID-19 mRNA vaccinations within three to four weeks of
Australia �at back of the queue� for Pfizer Covid vaccines, minister admits
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Australia �at back of the queue� for Pfizer Covid vaccines, minister admits

Australia's finance minister stated that the country is in the back of the Pfizer vaccines queue, contrary to assurances made by Scott Morrison, the
Mix-and-match COVID vaccines: the case is growing, but questions remain
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Mix-and-match COVID vaccines: the case is growing, but questions remain

Numerous studies have shown that vaccines mixed with other drugs can trigger powerful immune responses. However, scientists still need to know if