Russian COVID spike persists, setting new death record

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Judge: Certain California prison guards must be vaccinated

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Aromatherapy spray linked to US deaths faces recall

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Ukraine sees new record high in virus deaths, infections

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EXPLAINER: Is it time to get a COVID-19 booster? Which one?

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New Zealand sets 90% vaccination target to end lockdowns

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Texas urges Supreme Court to leave abortion law in place

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US salmonella outbreak tied to onions sickens more than 650

U.S. health officials say a salmonella outbreak tied to onions has sickened more than 650 people in 37 statesBy MIKE STOBBE AP Medical WriterOctober 21, 2021, 1:54 PM• 2 min...

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