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Reopening England's schools is step towards normality, PM Johnson says

FILE PHOTO: Health workers and volunteers assist as students take coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests at Harris Academy Beckenham, ahead of full school reopening in England as part of lockdown restrictions being eased, in Beckenham, south east London, Britain, March 5, 2021. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON (Reuters) – The reopening of England’s schools to all pupils on Monday […]

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Japan's Takeda seeks govt approval for Moderna COVID-19 vaccine

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Co asked regulators on Friday to approve use of the COVID-19 vaccine of Moderna Inc, which would allow it to become the third vaccine to figure in a national inoculation effort begun last month. Takeda, which is handling domestic approval and imports of about 50 million Moderna doses, announced […]

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British Airways prepares for travel restart with testing kit plan

LONDON (Reuters) – British Airways has struck a deal with a COVID-19 testing kit provider as airlines prepare for the desperately-needed restart of summer travel, which is likely to include tests for passengers.FILE PHOTO: British Airways logos are seen on tail fins at Heathrow Airport in west London, Britain, February 23, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKayAfter months […]

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Japan PM Suga considering 2-week extension of COVID-19 state of emergency for Tokyo region

FILE PHOTO: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaks during a meeting of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infection control headquarters at the prime minister’s office in Tokyo, Japan January 22, 2021. Kazuhiro Nogi/Pool via REUTERSTOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said on Wednesday the government is considering a two-week extension of a state of […]