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Nationwide Polio Eradication Campaign Starts in Afghanistan

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ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – The Taliban-run Afghan public health ministry announced Sunday the start of a four-day nationwide polio vaccination campaign aimed at inoculating children younger than 5.

For the past three years before taking control of Afghanistan, the Taliban had barred U.N.-organized vaccination teams from doing door-to-door campaigns in parts of the country under their control. The group apparently was

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Fauci Reveals Plan to Prepare Americans for Omicron

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White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci has described the Omicron variant of Covid-19 as a ?clarion call? to get people vaccinated. This is amid fears that the new variant may prove resistant to existing jabs.

In the weeks since it was first discovered in Botswana, the Omicron variant of Covid-19 has rapidly become the dominant strain of the virus in South Africa, and cases have been di

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Britain Detects Two Cases of Omicron Coronavirus Variant

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Two linked cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant have been detected in Britain connected to travel to southern Africa, health minister Sajid Javid said Saturday.

Omicron, dubbed a ‘variant of concern’ Friday by the World Health Organization, is potentially more contagious than previous variants of the disease, although experts do not know yet if it will cause more or less severe COVID-19 compared to other

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EMA Endorses COVID-19 Vaccine Comirnaty for Children Aged 5 to 11

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Study showed that the vaccine was 90.7 percent effective at preventing symptomatic COVID-19. The EMA concluded that the benefits of Comirnaty in children aged 5 to 11 outweigh the risks, particularly in those with conditions that

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