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The Latest: Dalai Lama receives coronavirus vaccine

The Latest: Dalai Lama receives coronavirus vaccine

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DHARMSALA, India — The Dalai Lama, the 85-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader, has received the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine at a hospital in the north Indian hill town of Dharmsala.After receiving the injection, he urged people to come forward, be brave and get vaccinated.Dr. G.D. Gupta of Zonal Hospital, where the shot was administered, told reporters that the Dalai Lama was observed for 30 minutes afterward.Ten other people who live in the Dalai Lama’s residence were also vaccinated, Gupta said. All eleven received the Covishield vaccine, which was developed by Oxford University and U.K.-based drugmaker AstraZeneca, and manufactured by India’s Serum Institute.———THE VIRUS OUTBREAK:— Senate Democrats strike jobless aid deal, relief bill approval in sight— Speedy variants ...
Ladbrokes owner Entain receives offer from MGM Resorts

Ladbrokes owner Entain receives offer from MGM Resorts

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Covid-19: London Ambulance Service receives as many 999 calls as first wave

Covid-19: London Ambulance Service receives as many 999 calls as first wave

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Bulgaria receives 1st batch of COVID-19 vaccine

Bulgaria receives 1st batch of COVID-19 vaccine

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TORONTO — Officials in Canada's most populous province have confirmed the first two known Canadian cases of of a more contagious variant of COVID-19 that was first identified in the United Kingdom.The province’s associate chief medical officer says that the cases are a couple from Durham Region, just east of Toronto, with no known travel history, exposure or high-risk contacts.The new variant is believed to spread more easily and faster than the original version of the disease but is not believed to be more deadly.The provincial government said in a news release that is no evidence to suggest that the vaccines approved by Health Canada will be any less effective against the new variant. The variant was first identified in the United Kingdom but has since been detected in several other coun...
Prue Leith receives ‘painless’ Covid vaccination

Prue Leith receives ‘painless’ Covid vaccination

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