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All 1st-Dose Appointments Postponed at 15 NYC Vaccine Sites

NEW YORK — Fifteen COVID-19 vaccination hubs run by New York City are postponing all first-dose appointments and other sites have stopped making new appointments as...

Biden Halts Border Wall Building After Trump's Final Surge

SAN DIEGO — In the days before Joe Biden became president, construction crews worked quickly to finish Donald Trump's wall at an iconic cross-border park overlooking...

Fauci Unleashed: Doc Takes "Liberating" Turn at Center Stage

WASHINGTON — Dr. Anthony Fauci is back.

Strong Earthquake, 5.3 on the Richter Scale, Shakes Cyprus

NICOSIA – An earthquake stuck Cyprus at 4:30 in the afternoon local time on Thursday, Jan. 21, which was felt in Nicosia, Limassol, Larnaca, and Famagusta, according to early reports.

In COVID-19 Second Lockdown, Cyprus Hopes March Travel Reopening

NICOSIA - Despite being locked down a second time - exempt airports and ports - in a bid to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, Cyprus is looking toward allowing travelers to return in March for an early kickstart to the tourism high season.

UN Chief Intends to Invite Cyprus Rivals to Meet Soon

UNITED NATIONS — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he intends to invite the rival leaders on Cyprus to an informal meeting "as soon as practicable," but he warns that this meeting must be different and help clarify "the true extent" of their common vision...

FDA Approves 1st Long-Acting HIV Drug Combo, Monthly Shots

U.S. regulators have approved the first long-acting drug combo for HIV, monthly shots that can replace the daily pills now used to control infection with the AIDS virus.

Tooth Or Consequences: Even During a Pandemic, Avoiding the Dentist Can Be Bad for Your Oral Health

Dental care remains critical for tens of millions of Americans, even during the pandemic. More than one-quarter of U.S. adults live with untreated tooth decay, with nearly half...

Lilly: Drug Can Prevent COVID-19 Illness in Nursing Homes

INDIANAPOLIS — Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Thursday its antibody drug can prevent COVID-19 illness in residents and staff of nursing homes and other long-term care...

February at the SNFCC

ATHENS -- At the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), every day is an opportunity for discovery. Explore the paths of the Stavros Niarchos Park and details of the...

Dubai Halts Live Entertainment Amid Surge in Virus Cases

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai's tourism department Thursday announced an immediate halt to all live entertainment at hotels and restaurants, a day after...

More Potential COVID-19 Vaccines to Fight the Pandemic Still Are Being Tested

NEW YORK — More potential COVID-19 vaccines to fight the pandemic still are being tested, and some researchers are driving mobile labs into neighborhoods to recruit diverse...

China Promised to Provide Pakistan with 500,000 Doses of Coronavirus Vaccine

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan's foreign minister says Beijing has promised to provide 500,000 doses of coronavirus vaccine by Jan. 31.

Merkel Sees Signs of Virus Decline in Germany

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel says there are promising signs that coronavirus infections are declining in Germany and that fewer people require intensive care. But she...