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Health & Medical
Most countries of the Americas to reach COVID-19 vaccination target by end of year

Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Haiti, Guatemala, and Nicaragua lag behind. PAHO to accelerate vaccine delivery to countries most in need of supplies. Washington, D.C. October 12, 2021 (PAHO) – Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne, said that while Latin America and the Caribbean is on track to reach…

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Business
These Countries Plan to Stop Building New Coal Power Plants

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Entertainment
KLM prepares for countries introducing vaccination obligation

WEBWIRE – Friday, September 17, 2021 KLM is requesting that all KLM flight personnel who are not vaccinated against Covid-19 and who cannot, therefore, meet the entry requirements set by certain countries, report their vaccination status to KLM Health Services. KLM Health Services will register this as a travel restriction, so that unvaccinated crew are…

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Some Countries Are Running Out of Vaccines

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PAHO urges countries to prepare for “dual threat” of hurricane season and COVID-19

PAHO to hold June 10 preparedness meeting with key agencies and disaster officials throughout the Americas. Washington, D.C., June 8, 2021 (PAHO) Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne today called on national and local authorities in countries at risk for hurricanes to prepare for the 2021 hurricane season. She warned that COVID-19…

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Technology
Seven EU countries just got a digital vaccine passport

The news: The European Union’s digital vaccine passport system went live in seven countries yesterday, ahead of a full launch for all 27 member states on July 1. The document, called a digital green certificate, shows whether someone has been fully vaccinated against covid-19, recovered from the virus, or tested negative within the last 72 hours. Travelers who…

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General
Arab countries allied with Israel ‘hostages of the conflict and its upheavals’

Arab countries that have normalised or eased relations with Israel have been uncomfortably witnessing the new escalation of tensions between Israel and the Palestinians, which began last week. Given the situation, their diplomatic strategies have come under fire from many quarters. Karim Sader, a political scientist specialising in the Gulf countries, explains. With the risk…