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India’s Latest Zika Outbreak Sees Surge of Nearly 100 Cases

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LUCKNOW, INDIA – At least 89 people, including 17 children, have tested positive for the Zika virus in a surge of cases in the Indian city of Kanpur, its health department said on Monday.

First discovered in 1947, the mosquito-borne virus Zika virus reached epidemic proportions in Brazil in 2015, when thousands of babies were born with microcephaly, a disorder that causes babies to be born with abnormally small h

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WHO Recommends Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine for 5-11-Year-olds

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A World Health Organization ((WHO)) advisory panel Friday recommended extending the use of a smaller dose of the Pfizer – BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11.

The recommendation follows a meeting this week by the WHO’s Strategic Advisory Group of Experts ((SAGE)) on immunization to evaluate the company’s vaccine. The WHO had previously recommended the vaccine for use in people ages 12 years and old

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The Inside Story-Biden’s First Year TRANSCRIPT

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The Inside Story: Biden’s First Year

Episode 23 – January 20, 2022

Opening Animation:

U.S. President Joe Biden:

I Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. do solemnly swear…

Voice of PATSY WIDAKUSWARA, VOA White House Bureau Chief:

A challenging first year for President Joe Bi

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New Cases of COVID-19 in Africa Drop Significantly

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GENEVA – The World Health Organization reports a significant drop in the number of new cases of COVID-19 in Africa for the first time since the omicron variant began widely circulating on the continent two months ago.

The coronavirus pandemic has infected nearly 10.5 million people in Africa and killed more than 234,000. World Health Organization officials say the latest figures reflect a 20 percent drop in coron

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