WHO chief urges vigilance as world waits for coronavirus vaccine
15 November 2020 | 6:46 am
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European countries such as Germany and Britain are now seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases from the more transmissible BA2 omicron variant. Meanwhile, Indonesia eased rules for tourists.
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