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UK: 43,000 may have received false negative COVID results

UK: 43,000 may have received false negative COVID results

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando British health officials said Friday that 43,000 people may have been wrongly told they don’t have the coronavirus because of problems at a private laboratory.The U.K. Health Security Agency said the Immensa Health Clinic Ltd. lab in the...

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The Latest: Sri Lanka begins vaccinating 18-19 age group

The Latest: Sri Lanka begins vaccinating 18-19 age group

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka is vaccinating 18- and 19-year-olds against the coronavirus as it expands the shots to students.After beginning with older people, Sri Lanka has now vaccinated 57% of its 22 million population.Vaccinations...

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Made in India virus kits boost testing, and local industry

Made in India virus kits boost testing, and local industry

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando As the first wave of the pandemic began to take hold in India, Sanchi Jawa and her 59-year-old father, Harish Jawa, realized that they had the symptoms of a COVID-19 infection. They decided to isolate and get tested — but this was no...

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Africa detecting just 1 in 7 COVID-19 cases, says WHO study

Africa detecting just 1 in 7 COVID-19 cases, says WHO study

WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando Only one in seven COVID-19 infections in Africa are being detected, meaning the continent's estimated infection level may be 59 million people, according to a new study by the World Health Organization.“With limited testing, we’re still...

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