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Ayse Karatay is one of the oldest people to recover from covid-19 [Getty]
A 116-year-old woman in Turkey has survived Covid-19, according to her son, making her one of the oldest patients to beat the disease.
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The figure is far higher than previously thought and probably still an undercount, because it is based on self-reported data from pharmacies, states and other providers, NBC said, quoting a response it received to a request for public data.
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Vaccine hesitancy and misinformation is keeping the vaccine rate in the West Bank and Gaza low, with less than half receiving their first dose.
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Egypt's government is preparing new facilities that it says could produce several million vaccine doses daily, and is also in talks with an unspecified European vaccine producer.
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Though the vaccine was found to be safe, with no serious side effects, its efficacy in preventing HIV infection was just over 25 percent.
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A booster shot of the coronavirus vaccination is 'not a luxury', said the head of WHO Europe.
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Despite the 'broad agreement' Covid-19 was not developed as a bioweapon, the US intelligence community is still divided on the origins of the pathogen, which first broke out in China.
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WHO is hoping to establish an air bridge in the next two or three days into Afghanistan's northern city Mazar-i-Sharif in order to deliver emergency medical supplies.
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Danish Siddiqui and two Afghan commandos were killed in a Taliban attack while on another mission, a failed attempt to retake the key border town of Spin Boldak. That rout was an early milestone in the collapse of the Afghan military.
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Coronavirus vaccinations in Afghanistan have dropped by 80 percent according to UNICEF