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    See Which Country Is Leading the Global Race to Vaccinate

    Half of Israelis could receive at least one vaccine dose within a month, while the United States and Europe have been slower to reach their populations.

    Europe, Which Thought It Had the Virus Tamed, Faces a Resurgence

    France imposed a curfew on Paris and other major cities, and other countries are taking similar steps as record caseloads fill hospitals and governments try to respond without lockdowns.

    Europe, Which Thought It Had the Virus Tamed, Faces a Resurgence

    France imposed a curfew on Paris and other major cities, and other countries are taking similar steps as record caseloads fill hospitals and governments try to respond without lockdowns.
    All countries
    155,888,958
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on May 6, 2021 10:20 am
    Italy
    4,070,400
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on May 6, 2021 10:20 am
    Spain
    3,551,262
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on May 6, 2021 10:20 am
    Iran
    2,591,609
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on May 6, 2021 10:20 am
    Germany
    3,469,448
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on May 6, 2021 10:20 am

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    An unequal global recovery.

    As the Virus Ravages Poorer Countries, Rich Nations Are Springing Back to Life

    Despite early vows, the developed world has done little to promote global vaccination, in what analysts call both a moral and epidemiological failure.

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    Blinken and G-7 Allies Turn Their Focus to ‘Democratic Values’

    A growing global competition with China and Russia looms over a gathering of foreign ministers in London.

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    The derailment occurred at a station in the city’s southeast, the authorities said.