July 27, 2021
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Coronavirus latest: UK faces ‘public health risk’ from Covid variants as travel resumes, says lab-based study

Pop star Olivia Rodrigo will meet President Joe Biden and chief medical advisor Anthony Fauci at the White House on Wednesday as part of the administration’s effort to promote Covid-19 vaccination among young people. Rodrigo, a singer and actor, will also record videos about the importance of young people getting vaccinated.

Qatar is to allow fully vaccinated travellers to enter the Gulf state without the need for quarantine as it ramps up tourism plans ahead of next year’s Fifa world cup. A new set of measures would make visiting Qatar “as easy as possible” while maintaining precautions against coronavirus, the government said on Tuesday.

More than 1.7m people in France have booked to receive the Covid-19 vaccine since President Emmanuel Macron announced on Monday evening that access to cafés, restaurants and other venues would be restricted to those who have “health…

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