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New Yorkers rally against wave of anti-Asian hate

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New York City Noel Quintana said he was slashed across the face. "When I was attacked on the subway, there were so many New Yorkers around me, but nobody came to my help, nobody made a video," the 61-year old Filipin...

Germany’s Merkel warns of third wave if lockdown is lifted too quickly

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Berlin German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned that her country could be caught in a third wave of Covid-19 if it lifts its lockdown too quickly. Her comments come as daycare centers and elementary schools were re...

Trudeau warns of a dangerous third wave as Canada copes with a vaccine ‘drought’

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Ottawa Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Canadians that public health measures, including restrictions on indoor social gatherings, would have to continue for weeks to comes as new Covid-19 variants, and a slow va...

Peru orders lockdowns amid crippling second Covid-19 wave

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Peru has announced new lockdowns for 10 of its 25 regions, including the capital Lima, as Covid-19 cases rise and hospitals reach a breaking point. The lockdowns will start on January 31. The country is also racing ...

Medics go on hunger strike in Peru amid Covid-19 second wave

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Some Peruvian medics are going on hunger strike to demand more funding as cases of Covid-19 spiral in the country, according to a statement from Peru's Social Security National Medical Union (SINAMMSOP) published We...

A wave swept a father and his two children out to sea. He died and the children are missing

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A father died and his two children are missing after they were swept away by a wave Sunday in the Pacific Ocean off the California coast. The family of four was on the shore at Blind Beach near Jenner, California, w...

An Arkansas woman was only expected to live a few hours after being taken off a ventilator. Instead, the Covid-19 patient smiled and tried to wave

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Rhonda Withem's family was ready to say goodbye after making the hard decision to take her off the ventilator that had kept her breathing while she battled Covid-19. Doctors said Withem would probably only live for ...

Canada, struggling to control a second wave of coronavirus infections, announces billions more in stimulus

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged Tuesday that a second wave of the coronavirus was compromising Canada's economic recovery and pledged more than $ 77 billion more in stimulus. "This will be a si...

Fraser Island, a unique Australian ecosystem, is on fire as parts of the country swelter through record heat wave

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Firefighters in Australia are battling a massive bushfire that has been burning out of control for six weeks across the popular tourist spot of Fraser Island, as parts of the country's east swelter through a record-...

What European leaders need to get right during second wave of lockdowns

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London Lockdowns are multiplying throughout Europe as Covid-19 cases rise exponentially, threatening to push health services across the continent to breaking point. Fearing all of its intensive care beds could be fu...

What we can learn from 1918’s deadly second wave

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In the deadly fall wave of the 1918 flu pandemic, millions of people were doomed because they didn't know what we know now about how viruses and respiratory illnesses spread. We might face a similar fate if some pe...

As another wave of the pandemic approaches, the nation’s food banks are being hit on three fronts

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Stephen Reifenstein never imagined he'd find himself relying on the services of a food bank. He and his wife Kristina live with their two young children in Orange County, California -- one of the wealthiest areas in...

Heat wave, drought elevate wildfire threat in the West

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More than 70 large, active fires continue to burn across the western US, and the weather forecast for the upcoming week will only make conditions worse. Drought, strong winds, dry vegetation and above average temper...

A Brazilian surfer broke her own Guinness World Records title by riding an epic wave

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Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira has broken her own world record for the largest wave surfed by a woman. The 33-year-old rode a 73.5-foot wave in Praia do Norte, Portugal, on February 11, beating her previous record by...

A hospital slammed by Covid-19 in spring sees a new wave of patients in summer — gunshot victims

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Dr. Dorian Alexander had just walked into the emergency room and he could immediately sense what to expect the rest of his shift. "I smell blood," Alexander told fellow staff members on a recent Sunday at Brookdale...

Western New York school district delays classes after wave of teacher resignations and leaves of absence

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A school district outside Buffalo, New York, has delayed the start of online-only learning programs for grades 5-12 because of mass staff resignations and leaves of absence, the superintendent announced on Friday. I...