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7 Deaths in UK Among AstraZeneca Jab Recipients After Blood Clots: Medical Regulator

Growing concerns have prompted a number of countries to pause rollout of the vaccine or limit it to older people due to the relatively young age of those who suffered blood clots.
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Mexico Authorizes Emergency Use of India’s Covaxin: Foreign Minister

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said that very timely decision by COFEPRIS to authorize the emergency use of the COVAXIN vaccine manufactured in India.
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Oxford Pauses Trial of AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine in Children as Clot Link Gets Probed

It is the latest drama to hit AstraZeneca, which has been embroiled in controversy over its failure to deliver promised doses to the European Union, and over the jab’s efficacy and safety profile.
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All Adults in US Eligible for Covid-19 Vaccine by April 19, Announces Biden

Biden announced in a White House speech that he is moving up the deadline for all over 18 to be eligible for vaccines to April 19. The previous target had been May 1.
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EXPLAINER: Decision On ‘Hobble’ Is At Issue In Chauvin Trial

One issue that has come up in the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd has been the discussion among the officers involved on whether to use a type of restraint called a hobble.
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Auction Of Japanese Internment Art Pulled After Protest

The auction of a series of sketches purportedly drawn by an artist at the Japanese internment camp at Manzanar was canceled Tuesday after groups protested it was offensive and immoral to profit off the misery of incarcerated people.
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Brazil’s Daily Deaths From COVID Pass 4,000 For First Time

Brazil reported a 24hour tally of COVID19 deaths exceeding 4,000 for the first time Tuesday, becoming the third nation to go above that daily threshold.
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NRA Exec Sheltered On Friend’s Yacht After Mass Shootings

After school shootings that left dozens dead in recent years, National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre said the resulting outrage put him in such danger that he sought shelter aboard a borrowed 108foot (32.92meter) yacht.
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Marines Open Another Probe Into Sunken Tank Blamed On Errors

The Marine Corps has launched a probe looking at the readiness of its troops before they participated in an exercise that ended in tragedy with the sinking of a seafaring tank off the Southern California coast that killed eight Marines and one sailor last summer, officials said Tuesday.