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‘This pandemic is far from over’ – Sam Page advises residents of St. Louis County about to be vaccinated now

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – There was hope that St. The Louis County Public Health Department at this time this year would talk about cardiovascular disease, obesity, or other diseases that threaten residents’ health. Unfortunately, COVID-19 continues to linger due to people’s unwillingness or hesitation to get vaccinated. The virus reappears in some places as the Delta variant spreads. St. …

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Jacob Zuma, former South African president, is arrested

NKANDLA, South Africa – Jacob Zuma, the former president of South Africa, was taken into custody on Wednesday to begin serving a 15-month prison sentence, limiting an astonishing drop for a once-praised freedom fighter who fought with the apartheid regime alongside Nelson Mandela. The Constitutional Court, the nation’s highest court body, ordered Mr. Zuma’s jail last month after finding him …

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Where does the United States sit in the most powerful passport rankings

Japan took the title of the world’s most powerful passport and gave access to 193 countries according to the Henley Passport Index. Singapore ranked second with access to 192 destinations. Germany and South Korea are tied for third place, while Italy, Spain, Luxembourg and Finland shared fourth place. The United States remained in seventh place with access to 187 countries, …

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Tajikistan is asking the Russian-led bloc for help at the Afghan border

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a meeting with Bahrain’s Foreign Minister Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani in Moscow, Russia on July 2, 2021. Pavel Golovkin / Pool via REUTERS MOSCOW, July 7 (Reuters) – Tajikistan on Wednesday called on members of a Russian-led military bloc to help tackle security challenges coming from Afghanistan, hours after Moscow vowed to defend …

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More rain possible, tracked Elsa

Granite State will see chances of rain in the next two days, including moisture expected to arrive Friday from tropical storm Elsa. A short shower or thunderstorm is possible some early Wednesday evenings with several rain chances to come. The rain is a welcome sight for drought-stricken northern and central New Hampshire, but how much falls when Elsa takes her …

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WHO warns of ‘epidemiological stupidity’ over early reopening of Covid | World Health Organization

As Britain moves towards an expected “big bang” lifting of coronavirus restrictions on July 19, a senior World Health Organization official has warned countries to slowly lift their Covid-19 restrictions in order not to “lose the gains that [they] have made”. The comments from the UN’s global health organization’s head of emergencies, Mike Ryan, were not directed at Boris Johnson’s …

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Fire erupts on the ship, causing an explosion that shakes Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – A container ship anchored in Dubai at one of the world’s largest ports burned at the end of Wednesday, causing an explosion that sent shakes across the commercial hub of the United Arab Emirates, authorities said . The Twitter post from Dubai’s state-run media office said the fire broke out on a ship in …

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