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Omicron concerns boost vaccination efforts across the world

Russia has reported nearly 75-thousand deaths from COVID-19 in October alone. That's the highest one-month toll in any country so far. Vaccination rates there are low compared to Europe and the UK. But some officials in those countries say there hasn't been a significant uptake in booster shots since the emergence of the Omicron variant. South Africa, where Omicron was first identified, has declared a week-long vaccination campaign. Yasmine El-Sabawi reports.

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South Africa records high recovery rates for Covid-19

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UK PM Johnson postpones next stage of lockdown lifting

China's Hubei province prepares to relax travel restrictions

China's Hubei province prepares to relax travel restrictions

New Zealand ends most of its lockdown restrictions

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Moscow vetoes UN resolution on proclaimed annexations

Moscow vetoes UN resolution on proclaimed annexations

Putin moves to illegally annex four regions of eastern Ukraine

Putin moves to illegally annex four regions of eastern Ukraine

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Suicide attack kills students in a tutoring center in Kabul

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Europe seeks alternatives to Russian gas as winter season nears

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Putin signs decrees, paving way to annex Kherson, Zaporizhzhia

Putin signs decrees, paving way to annex Kherson, Zaporizhzhia

Suu Kyi, Australian economist detained since last year's coup

Suu Kyi, Australian economist detained since last year's coup

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Russia moves to annex parts of Ukraine

Russia moves to annex parts of Ukraine

Bangladeshi fishermen risk death to make a living

Bangladeshi fishermen risk death to make a living

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