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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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: over 31,000 jabs administered on Nov.25

Tunisia administered 31,199 COVID-19 jabs on November 25, the Health Ministry said. Figures show 5,053,915 people have been fully vaccinated till this date, including 3,927,237 who got two doses and 1,126,678 who received one shot as the J&J/Janssen vaccine requires a single dose or as they had previously contracted the virus. The overall number of vaccines administered so far reached […]

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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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