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International community must do all it can to return Rohingya to Myanmar, says Hasina

“Resolving this humanitarian crisis is a collective responsibility as its implication goes beyond borders,” said Hasina during an event on the Rohingya crisis on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York on Wednesday. “Delaying this crucial problem jeopardises our collective security. The growing frustration over the lack of progress in repatriation entices… Read More »

Delta shouldn’t stop kids from returning to class, expert says

With the delta variant surging in the United States just as the school year begins, parents are wondering — and worried — about the threat to children. To address their fears, Marc Lipsitch, an epidemiologist and director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, answered questions from journalist… Read More »

Boris Johnson says England on track to lift Covid restrictions and rules on mask-wearing

Prime Minister Boris Johnson gives an update on the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic during a virtual press conference inside 10 Downing Street on March 18, 2021 in London, England. Tolga Akmen – WPA Pool | Getty Images LONDON — U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday detailed the final steps in the easing of England’s lockdown… Read More »

Delta coronavirus variant doubling biweekly, now 20% of samples, Fauci says

Dr. Anthony Fauci warned Tuesday that the highly transmissible Delta variant has climbed to now account for over 20% of sequenced samples. The variant, first detected in India and now found in over 80 countries, is becoming the dominant strain worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. The B.1.617.2 strain spreads more readily than the… Read More »