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The CDC has new tips to protect you from COVID-19

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention wants to make it easier for Americans to avoid COVID-19. The pandemic has been with us for 2.5 years, but conditions are constantly changing – and this can complicate efforts to avoid its worst effects. Whether you’ve been diligent about reducing your risk or have returned to

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China eases COVID-19 suspensions for international flights

China on Sunday shortened its suspension period for inbound international flights carrying COVID-19-positive passengers, signaling that Beijing may soon ease its strict border controls. Inbound flights carrying five positive cases of COVID-19, or 4% of total passengers, will now face a reduced one-week suspension, the Civil Aviation Administration (CAAC) said in a statement. Previously, if

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President Joe Biden tests negative for Covid-19 after rebound case

jim watson | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden tested negative for Covid-19 but will continue to self-isolate, White House says. Biden ‘continues to feel great’, White House doctor Kevin O’Connor said in a memorandum Saturday. Despite his negative antigen test, “with great caution, the president will continue his strict isolation measures pending a

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Monkeypox a public health emergency in the United States, China is “overreacting” and COVID-19 is “perversely” affecting the elderly

Hello, this is Akash Arora here with the SBS News morning briefing. US urges all Americans to ‘take monkeypox seriously’ Monkeypox has been declared a public health emergency in the United States, as the virus continues to spread around the world, including in Western Australia, where the first case of monkeypox was reported on Thursday

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