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Organists offer soundtrack to jabs at medieval UK cathedral

SALISBURY, England (AP) — David Halls isn’t a doctor, nurse or ambulance driver, but he wanted to contribute in the fight against COVID-19. So he did what he does best: He sat down on the bench beside...

At 106, woman among earliest vaccine recipients in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Zélia de Carvalho Morley rolled up a sleeve and looked stoically to the side as a nurse slid in a COVID-19 shot. She was one of thousands in Brazil to get the shot on Wednesday, ...

Taipei 101 office evacuated after contact with Covid case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An accounting firm has been forced to close down after one of its employees was found to have come in contact with a confirmed coronavirus case. As the Central Epidemic...

Covid-positive woman visits McDonalds in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Jan. 20) announced that one member of a coronavirus cluster infection associated with the Taoyuan General H...

Covid cluster patients visited seafood restaurants, noodle shops in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 20) provided a comprehensive list of the locations where three cases from a hospital coronavirus clu...

Taiwan reports 10th case from hospital Covid cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Wednesday (Jan. 20) announced one new domestic case and one imported case of the Wuhan coronavirus. On Wednesday,...

Leicester goes top of Premier League by beating Chelsea 2-0

LEICESTER, England (AP) — Leicester moved to the top of the Premier League at the midway point of its campaign after a dominant 2-0 victory over Chelsea on Tuesday. Wilfred Ndidi and...

'Shameful': US virus deaths top 400K as Trump leaves office

As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus “total...

Michigan man sentenced to prison in drowning of autistic son

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A former western Michigan college professor has been sentenced to prison for manslaughter in the death of his autistic teenage son, who drowned after spending hours in an icy...

Oxygen-starved city in Brazil’s Amazon starts immunization

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Amazonian city of Manaus in Brazil began administering vaccines against the coronavirus, providing a ray of hope for the rainforest’s biggest city whose health system is coll...

MOS Burger employee tests positive for Covid in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Jan. 19) announced that one member of a coronavirus cluster infection associated with the Taoyuan General H...

Spain's rising cases give pandemic hospital a second chance

MADRID (AP) — As soon as the lifeless body is silently pushed away on a stretcher, a cleaning battalion moves into the intensive care box. In a matter of minutes, the bed where the 72-year-old woman f...

Vietnamese caregiver tests positive for Covid in northern Taiwan hospital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Jan. 19) announced that among the four latest cases of a hospital coronavirus cluster infection is a Vietna...

Covid cluster patients visited Nanmen Market, MOS Burger in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Jan. 19) provided a preliminary list of the locations where three out of the four new cases from a hospital...

Taiwan reports 4 new cases from hospital Covid cluster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Jan. 18) announced four new domestic cases and two imported cases of Wuhan coronavirus, with all new local c...