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United States’ universities divided over COVID-19 vaccination requirement for students

Washington: US colleges hoping for a return to normalcy next fall are weighing how far they should go in urging students to get the COVID-19 vaccine, including whether they should — or legally can — require it. Universities including Rutgers, Brown, Cornell and Northeastern recently told students they must get ...

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Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia tests positive for COVID-19

Dhaka: Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday (April 12), a year after she was released from jail temporarily amid the pandemic, according to media reports.  The 75-year-old Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) chief’s samples were sent to the International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, ...

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Top official admits Chinese COVID-19 vaccines have low effectiveness

Image Source : AP/REPRESENTATIONAL. Official admits Chinese vaccines have low effectiveness. In a rare admission of the weakness of Chinese coronavirus vaccines, the country’s top disease control official says their effectiveness is low and the government is considering mixing them to get a boost. Chinese vaccines “don’t have very high ...

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