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U.S. FDA advisers weigh Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in children

By Manas Mishra and Michael Erman

(Reuters) -An expert panel will weigh authorization of Pfizer Inc and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine (More…)

In Kabul children’s hospital, medics struggle with staff shortages

By Gibran Naiyyar Peshimam

KABUL (Reuters) – In Kabul’s main children’s hospital, the crumbling of Afghanistan’s health system is reflected (More…)

New York City police union files lawsuit to block vaccine mandate

By Kanishka Singh

(Reuters) – New York City’s police union filed a lawsuit on Monday against a vaccine mandate for (More…)

Cuba-U.S. tensions mount over pending protests on Communist-run island

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel warned the U.S. embassy in Havana against fomenting protests by dissidents on the (More…)

Factbox – Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

(Reuters) – Moderna Inc said on Monday its COVID-19 vaccine generated a strong immune response in children aged six to (More…)

Hurricane Rick loses steam as it moves further inland Mexico

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) -Hurricane Rick’s strong winds lost some steam as the storm moved further inland on Monday, though its (More…)

Poland’s push-back policy leaves migrants facing an uncertain future as winter looms

By Joanna Plucinska and Kacper Pempel

Near SIEMIANOWKA, Poland (Reuters) – Somali migrant Abdi Fitah’s bid to cross into Poland (More…)

Biden signs order imposing new international travel vaccine rules, lifting restrictions

By David Shepardson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden on Monday signed an order imposing new vaccine requirements for most (More…)

Thousands stranded as Afghan-Pakistan border crossing stays closed

QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) – Hundreds of trucks and other vehicles waited at one of the main crossings between Pakistan and (More…)

U.S. taps private groups to help resettle Afghan refugees

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The State Department said on Monday it will partner with private groups to help Afghans who have (More…)