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Delta variant behind more than 80% of U.S. cases, Fauci says

The Delta variant of the coronavirus is the cause of more than 80% of new U.S. COVID-19 cases, but the authorized vaccines remain more than 90% effective in preventing hospitalizations and deaths, sai...

Vaccine inequity: Inside the cutthroat race to secure doses

PARIS (AP) — No one disputes that the world is unfair. But no one expected a vaccine gap between the global rich and poor that was this bad, this far into the pandemic. Inequity is e...

Taiwan CECC mulling opening up 'vaccine leftovers' to people over 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is considering offering leftover COVID-19 vaccines to people over the age of 30 via an online reservation system. Va...

Hong Kong to shorten quarantine for most arrivals to 7 days

HONG KONG, June 21 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's government said on Monday that it would shorten the quarantine period for vaccinated people arriving in the city to seven days from 14 days provided trav...

US, Japan vaccine aid to Taiwan counters China’s regional clout: Political scientists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. and Japan's vaccine support for Taiwan is intended as a countermeasure to China’s growing influence in the Indo-Pacific region, according to Taiwanese p...

US to detail global distribution plan for 80 million vaccine doses

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (Reuters) -The United States will announce in the next two weeks how it plans to distribute 80 million COVID-19 vaccine doses it has pledged globally, U.S. Secretary of State Anto...

Florida governor walks back claim over 1 millionth shot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis had a made-for-TV moment: A 100-year-old World War II veteran getting a vaccine against the coronavirus. “An American hero,” the governor proclaimed ...

Poland seeks more flu vaccines amid shortage during pandemic

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government is trying to secure more flu vaccines from international producers amid a national shortage fueled by higher demand during the coronavirus pandemic, Poland'...