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Let the bells ring out, spectators return to English Test cricket

 Picture: Getty/ECB LONDON – The family of the late Captain Tom Moore who became a global hero for his fundraising efforts during the coronavirus pandemic rang the five minute bell at Lord s prior to the first Test between England and New Zealand on Wednesday. The World War II veteran died ...

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U.S. movie theaters remove mask mandate for vaccinated people

 Major U.S. retailers drop mask requirements for fully vaccinated shoppers, effectively moving to a day after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new masking guidelines. (AP) LOS ANGELES – Masks are no longer required at the three main movie theater chains in the United States for people who ...

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Vietnam finds new virus variant, hybrid of India, UK strains

REUTERS/Thanh Hue/File Photo HANOI – Vietnam has discovered a new coronavirus variant that’s a hybrid of strains first found in India and the U.K., the Vietnamese health minister said Saturday. Nguyen Thanh Long said scientists examined the genetic makeup of the virus that had infected some recent patients, and found ...

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1st ODI: Bangladesh Beat Sri Lanka By 33 Runs

Mehedi Hasan picks his first -ever ODI scalp in Kusal Mendis AFP DHAKA: Spinner Mehidy Hasan Miraz claimed four wickets as Bangladesh overcame a late fightback from Wanindu Hasaranga to beat Sri Lanka by 33 runs in the first one-day international on Sunday. Mehidy returned figures of 4-30 from 10 overs of his off spin to ...

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Covid testing’s value shrinks in US as vaccines beat back virus

AP Photo/Jessica Hill NEW YORK – Federal health officials’ new, more relaxed recommendations on masks have all but eclipsed another major change in guidance from the government: Fully vaccinated Americans can largely skip getting tested for the coronavirus. The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention said last week that most ...

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UK Covid-19 restrictions eased despite variant concerns

LONDON – Most of the UK takes a major step towards normality on Monday as coronavirus restrictions are eased, despite concerns over the spread of a more transmissible variant of the disease. Across England, Wales and most of Scotland, indoor hospitality in pubs, restaurants and cafes returns and cinemas, museums ...

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Indian cricketers gets Covid jabs ahead of England tour

Getty Images NEW DELHI: India captain Virat Kohli and several of his teammates have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccines before departing for a tour of England next month. India face New Zealand in the final of the inaugural World Test Championship at Southampton in June before playing a ...

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‘No doubt’ US has undercounted Covid deaths: Anthony Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci. Credit: AFP Photo WASHINGTON – The United States, which has reported the world’s worst overall Covid-19 death toll, has “no doubt” been undercounting fatal cases, top pandemic advisor Anthony Fauci said. The country has officially lost over 581,000 people to the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus ...

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