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I'm fully vaccinated – should I keep wearing a mask for my unvaccinated child?

Fully vaccinated adults are celebrating their new freedom and removing their face masks. Yet for parents of children under age 12, the rejoicing might be short-lived.

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1 in 4 unvaccinated people may not comply with CDC guidelines to wear masks indoors, survey suggests

The CDC’s updated guidelines also ask that unvaccinated or partially vaccinated people continue to wear a mask – even in establishments like bars and restaurants, where doing so may no longer be required.

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With COVID-19 cases surging, Nepal asks global community for urgent vaccine help

Nepal’s Ministry of Health said: “Since coronavirus cases have spiked beyond the capacity of the health system and hospitals have run out of beds, the situation is unmanageable.” The ministry also said it had no more vaccines.

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Can people vaccinated against COVID-19 still spread the coronavirus?

As restrictions are lifted and people start to leave their masks at home, some people worry: Can you catch COVID-19 from someone who’s vaccinated?

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Paying people to get vaccinated might work – but is it ethical?

The push to get as many people vaccinated as possible is laudable and may well work. But leading behavioral scientists are worried that paying people to vaccinate could backfire if it makes people more skeptical of the shots.

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Oxford vaccine professor: rich countries have a moral duty to share their COVID-19 shots

While we consider exiting lockdown, in many parts of the world the pandemic rages on. Case numbers have fallen to low levels in the UK, but cumulatively worldwide they are growing higher and higher each week. For much of humanity, this means time is running out.

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'Each burning pyre is an unspeakable, screeching horror' – one researcher on the frontline of India's COVID crisis

Global health researcher Vyoma Dhar Sharma had just embarked on a fieldwork trip to India as COVID-19 began sweeping through the population and overwhelming hospitals. It has taken a terrible toll on her country – and her family.

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COVID vaccine weekly: India's crisis deepens, but vaccine sharing is yet to materialise

The sheer volume of new cases in India also raises the risk that other, troublesome variants might emerge down the line, as mutations are generated by chance when the virus replicates.

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