World Leaders Struggle to Raise Vaccination Rates as COVID-19 Surges

WASHINGTON — With the Northern Hemisphere heading into winter and COVID-19 cases on the rise across Europe and North America, political leaders from Washington to Brussels are struggling to persuade a pandemic-weary public to get vaccinated against the disease that has killed more than 5 million people and sickened hundreds of millions around the world. In the United States, a high-profile […]

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Tunisian Police Say They Shot, Wounded Extremist Trying to Attack Them

TUNIS, TUNISIA — Tunisian police on Friday shot and wounded an extremist who sought to attack them with a knife and cleaver in the capital, authorities said. The 31-year-old man, whose identity was not disclosed, shouted, “God is great. You are infidels,” as he ran toward police officers near the interior ministry, the ministry said in a statement. Witnesses and local […]

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Coronavirus: 68 infection cases in Nabeul schools over last 10 days

68 cases of coronavirus infection have been reported in schools in the governorate of Nabeul during the last ten days (November 15 to 25). The positive cases were detected in 82 students and 4 teachers in 23 schools (schools, colleges and high schools), Director of Preventive Health in Nabeul, Omar Sellimi, toùd TAP. According to the same source, the primary […]

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COVID-19: Medenine logs 24 more infections

Medenine governorate saw 26 more infections with the coronavirus during the last 24 hours, including 5 cases detected in schools, Local Director of Preventive Health Zayd El Anz told the TAP on Friday. The new cases are distributed as follows: 14 in Djerba-Midoun, 5 in Houmet Souk, 4 in North Medenine and 1 case in Ben Guerdane. This brings the […]

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COVID-19: Tunisia logs 159 infections on Nov.24

Zero COVID-19 deaths were initially reported on November 24, said the Health Ministry. A further 159 infections from 2,835 tests (5.61% positivity rate) were logged. The caseload hit 716,861 infections and the death toll rose to 25,357. The number of recoveries rose by 127 to 690,463. Ten more hospitalisations in public and private healthcare facilities brought the total to 144. […]

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