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Spain: PM urges Christmas caution as hospital staff infected

Spain’s prime minister is urging people to “remain prudent” about COVID-19 over the holidays as Christmas festivities at one Spanish hospital are suspected of infecting dozens of staffByThe Associated PressDecember 6, 2021, 5:03 PM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMADRID -- Spain’s prime minister on Monday urged people…
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NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private sector employers

Mayor Bill de Blasio says all New York City employers will have to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for their workers by Dec. 27By MICHELLE L. PRICE and KAREN MATTHEWS Associated PressDecember 6, 2021, 4:07 PM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleNEW YORK -- All private employers in New York City will have to require their…
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EU drug agency recommends approving COVID-19 treatment

The European Union’s drugs agency has recommended approving the use of an anti-inflammatory medicine to treat adults hospitalized with severe COVID-19ByThe Associated PressDecember 6, 2021, 2:55 PM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTHE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The European Union's drugs agency on Monday recommended…
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Nepal reports first cases of omicron variant

Nepalese authorities have reported the first cases of the omicron variant in the Himalayan nationByThe Associated PressDecember 6, 2021, 8:52 AM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleKATHMANDU, Nepal -- Nepalese authorities on Monday reported the first cases of the omicron variant in the Himalayan nation.A Health Ministry…
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Unvaccinated Italians face new restrictions as holidays near

Italy is making life more uncomfortable for unvaccinated people as the holidays draw nearBy COLLEEN BARRY Associated PressDecember 6, 2021, 7:42 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleMILAN -- Italy is making life more uncomfortable for unvaccinated people as the holidays draw near, excluding them from indoor restaurants,…
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