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Afghanistan earthquake: ‘What do we do if another disaster strikes?’ Afghans face crises on all fronts

CNN † Aid groups scrambled to help victims of a… powerful earthquake that shook eastern Afghanistan, killing more than 1,000 people in an area ravaged by poor infrastructure, while the country faces severe economic and hunger crises. The slow response, exacerbated by international sanctions and decades of mismanagement, has affected people who work in the …

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Afghanistan earthquake: ‘What do we do if another disaster strikes?’ Afghans face crises on all fronts

CNN † Aid groups scrambled to help victims of a… powerful earthquake that shook eastern Afghanistan, killing more than 1,000 people in an area ravaged by poor infrastructure, while the country faces severe economic and hunger crises. The slow response, exacerbated by international sanctions and decades of mismanagement, has affected people who work in the …

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Covid: Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 escape antibodies from vaccination and previous infection, studies suggest

CNN † Omicron subvariants According to new data from researchers at Harvard Medical School’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, BA.4 and BA.5 appear to escape antibody responses in both people who have had a previous Covid-19 infection and those who have been fully vaccinated and boosted . However, Covid-19 vaccination is still expected to provide …

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