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Pedro Nuñez wears a mask embroidered with the image of a "catrina" during the COVID-19 pandemic as he waits for clients at his kiosk where he sells sweets and soft drinks on Paseo de la Reforma in Mexico City, Monday, Jan. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Mexico near approving Russian vaccine, with little dataMexico is close to granting approval for Russia's Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine, with lots of spy drama but little public data available
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Criminals in Mexico exploit desperation for oxygen canistersHigh rates of coronavirus infection have led Mexico to crack down on the illicit trade in oxygen canisters, though thieves are coming up with new ways to defraud families
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Biden: Feds Are Buying 200M More Vaccine DosesThe buck now stops with President Biden on coronavirus vaccine rollout—and he promised Tuesday to boost the supply and provide "enough vaccine to vaccinate 300 million Americans by end of summer, early fall." Biden said the federal government is planning to buy 200 million more doses of vaccine—100...
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Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a ceremony marking the start of the judicial year at the Supreme Court in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Matias Delacroix)
Maduro's 'miracle' treatment for COVID-19 draws skepticsVenezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro appears to be counting on yet another “miracle” to save his citizens from COVID-19
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2021, file photo, a man who came to get a COVID-19 vaccine holds his paperwork as he talks to a New York City health department worker outside a closed vaccine hub in the Brooklyn borough of New York. An increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the U.S. are canceling appointments because of vaccine shortages in a rollout so rife with confusion and unexplained bottlenecks. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
VIRUS TODAY: US vaccine appointments canceled amid shortagesAn increasing number of COVID-19 vaccination sites around the United States are canceling appointments because of vaccine shortages, due to a rollout so rife with confusion that even the new director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention admitted over the weekend that she doesn’t know exactly how many shots are in the pipeline
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Los Angeles residents wait in line in their cars during the early morning to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at Dodger Stadium, in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021. California is revamping its vaccine delivery system to give the state more control over who gets the shots following intense criticism of a slow and scattered rollout by counties. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
California seizes control over struggling vaccine deliveryCalifornia is changing up the way it is delivering coronavirus vaccines and moving to a more centralized system that should streamline appointment sign-up, notification and eligibility for nearly 40 million residents
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Polish man at center of life-support dispute dies in BritainOfficials say a Polish man who has been at the center of an international life-support dispute has died at a British hospital
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World 'Poses Too Great a Risk' for New ZealandDon't plan on visiting New Zealand anytime soon. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Tuesday that the country's borders are likely to remain closed to most travelers for the majority of 2021. "Given the risks in the world around us and the uncertainty of the global rollout of the vaccine, we...
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In this Dec. 18, 2020, photo provided by the Oregon Health & Science University, Danielle Salinas, a frontline employee who works at OHSU's drive-through COVID-19 testing site at Hillsboro Stadium, receives a Pfizer BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine injection in Hillsboro, Ore. As America's mass vaccination campaign gets underway and the virus surges, the nation is facing a moral dilemma as officials from California to New Jersey decide who gets the vaccine first. (Josh Andersen/OHSU via AP)
Who goes first? Vaccine rollout forces stark moral choicesOregon teachers are eligible for COVID-19 shots before senior citizens after Democratic Gov. Kate Brown decided to prioritize reopening schools
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Can COVID-19 vaccines be mixed and matched?The COVID-19 vaccines available so far require two shots, and health officials say the doses should be the same kind
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FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo emergency workers transport an injured person to an ambulance following a terror attack close to the Houses of Parliament in London. The United Kingdom has suffered its worst ever civilian loss of life since World War II, because of the coronavirus, with some 100,000 taken by the pandemic, a fearsome foe whose defeat is still some time away.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
Unwanted virus milestone: UK's civilian dead now tops WWII'sThe United Kingdom has suffered its worst civilian loss of life since World War II by a significant number
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