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‘SNL’ has Dr. Fauci hand out coronavirus vaccines on a game show

The NBC variety show opened with Kate McKinnon’s Dr. Anthony Fauci hosting a new game show called “So You Think You Can Get The Vaccine.” “The vaccine roll out is going strong, but it’s also very confusing,” McKinnon’s Fauci said. “Who can get it? How? When? Where is it? Do both doses go in the same arm or different arms or what? I don’t know.” Alongside host Fauci, “So You…

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How the Czech Republic slipped into a Covid disaster, one misstep at a time

Instead, the current Czech catastrophe is akin to death by a thousand cuts, a result of dozens of tiny missteps, late decisions and botched public health messages, experts tell CNN. On Friday, the government conceded it had no other choice but to impose a very strict lockdown starting Monday, just as much of the rest of the world is starting to talk about easing. “The government has adopted an unfortunate…

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Gang violence disappears from the polls in El Salvador

For the first time in a long time, the candidates who will be in the El Salvador ballot they do not propose miracle formulas to end gang violence. While it is true that they are Parliamentary election and not presidential, this time the parties do not demand the death penalty, the curfew, the heavy hand or the ‘tough super hand’, as a candidate proposed years ago. Simply, the issue of…

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These international destinations are open to US tourists

Editor’s Note — CNN Travel updates this article periodically. It was last updated in its entirety on February 27. The US State Department advises that travelers consult country-specific travel advisories via their website or consult the CDC’s latest guidance. Before you make any international travel plans, check these sites first and again before you depart. (CNN) — Once one of the world’s most powerful travel documents, the might of the…

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Myanmar’s UN ambassador fired after anti-coup speech as military intensifies crackdown on protesters

State television MRTV announced Kyaw Moe Tun’s removal on Saturday evening local time, saying he had “abused the power and responsibilities of a permanent ambassador” and that he “betrays the country.” Speaking to Reuters following his firing, Kyaw Moe Tun said that he “decided to fight back as long as I can.” The announcement came as the military intensified its crackdown on anti-coup protesters Saturday. Myanmar has seen 21 consecutive…

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Two indigenous leaders who denounced drug trafficking murdered in the Peruvian Amazon

Two indigenous leaders of the Cacataibo ethnic group, Herasmo García Grau and Ynes Ríos Bonsano, have been assassinated this week in Peru, according to the apu (chief) Berlin Diques denounced this Saturday. This is the latest in a series of murders of indigenous and mestizo leaders from the Amazonian regions of Ucayali and Huánuco who, in recent years, have denounced invaders who grow coca for drug trafficking and land traffickers….

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Emmanuel Acho will host ‘The Bachelor: After the Final Rose Special,’ replacing Chris Harrison

Acho, the host of the YouTube series “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man,” announced on Saturday he would host the one-hour special for the 25th season. “I’ve accepted the Rose & am honored to be hosting the @bachelorabc After the Final Rose this year,” Acho tweeted. “It’s been a pivotal season & this episode will be one of the most storied shows in its history. Empathy is needed and change…

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Why Japan took so long to start Covid-19 vaccinations, even with the Olympics looming

In Japan, only about 18,000 doses have been administered, according to the Japanese government. Like the US, Japan is using the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as part of its program. Yet Japanese regulators took two more months to approve its use. The government says it has been deliberately cautious. After a series of vaccine scandals stretching back 50 years, Japan has one of the lowest rates of vaccine confidence in the world…

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The people who shared details of the Covid-19 pandemic that Beijing left out

Meet the truthtellers Chen Mei was perhaps an unlikely hero of the coronavirus pandemic. Chen Mei Chen Mei What he did Archived and republished articles about the early days of the coronavirus on Terminus 2049, including interviews with Ai Fen and Li Wenliang, and a Caixin investigation into the early days of the outbreak. What happened Detained on April 19, 2020, and charged with “picking quarrels and provoking trouble.” He…

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