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    Pregnant women in Britain will be offered Covid-19 vaccines.

    Early in the pandemic, Britain had recommended against vaccines for pregnant women, citing a lack of research on side effects.

    Women, 86 Percent Absent From Jordan’s Work Force, Are Left Behind

    “As long as women are absent from the labor market, they are absent from the public sphere,” one advocate said.

    Women Posing in Children’s Clothing? Fad Sparks Body-Shaming Concerns.

    It’s the latest viral challenge to sweep Chinese social media, igniting worries that it reinforces the country’s narrow beauty norms.

    Three Women Working for a News Outlet Gunned Down in Afghanistan

    The women, the latest victims in a wave of targeted attacks, were killed on their way home from their jobs at Enikass Radio and TV in Jalalabad.

    Pregnant Women Get Conflicting Advice on Covid-19 Vaccines

    The W.H.O. and the C.D.C. provide differing views, and experts partly blame a lack of data because expectant mothers have been excluded from clinical trials.
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    178,022,215
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 17, 2021 8:42 pm
    Italy
    4,249,755
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 17, 2021 8:42 pm
    Spain
    3,753,228
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 17, 2021 8:42 pm
    Iran
    3,070,426
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 17, 2021 8:42 pm
    Germany
    3,727,031
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 17, 2021 8:42 pm

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