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Landlords Eager for Covid-Era Revamps Are Finding Hungry Investors

The pandemic forced owners of hotels, malls and office buildings to adjust almost overnight to a harsh reality in which millions of Americans were no longer traveling, shopping at stores or going into offices. It also depressed the vast market where such companies raise money for their commercial real estate projects. Although there’s still a …

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Escándalos de vacunación en América Latina: los poderosos y sus aliados se saltan la fila

LIMA, Perú — La esperanza que llegó con las primeras vacunas a América del Sur se ha convertido en enojo cuando las campañas de inmunización se han visto envueltas en el escándalo el amiguismo y la corrupción, remeciendo a los gobiernos nacionales y minando la confianza en la clase política. Cuatro ministros en Perú, Argentina …

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Ghana Receives First Vaccine Shipment Through Covax

new video loaded: Ghana Receives First Vaccine Shipment Through Covax transcript Back bars 0:00/0:38 –0:38 transcript Ghana Receives First Vaccine Shipment Through Covax Ghana on Wednesday became the first country to receive a shipment of coronavirus vaccines through the World Health Organization’s Covax distribution program. Today, we are at the Kotoka International Airport in Accra, …

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W.H.O. Warns Wealthy Countries Are Undermining Covax Program

new video loaded: W.H.O. Warns Wealthy Countries Are Undermining Covax Program transcript Back bars 0:00/1:03 –1:03 transcript W.H.O. Warns Wealthy Countries Are Undermining Covax Program The head of the World Health Organization said some of the vaccine manufacturing deals wealthier countries were entering took away from the number of vaccines available to distribute to poorer …

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Honoring One Life Among 500,000

PHILADELPHIA — As Mildred Perry’s coffin was lowered into the snow-covered ground at Greenmount Cemetery on Tuesday, her family sang “I’ll Fly Away,” a traditional selection to close a funeral service. Ms. Perry, 94, thought she had beaten the coronavirus after she contracted it last spring. But eight months later, her lungs had not recovered. …

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When Covid Hit Nursing Homes, Part 2: ‘They’re Not Giving Us an Ending’

Amy Julia Harris contributed reporting. The Daily is made by Theo Balcomb, Lisa Tobin, Rachel Quester, Lynsea Garrison, Annie Brown, Clare Toeniskoetter, Paige Cowett, Michael Simon Johnson, Brad Fisher, Larissa Anderson, Wendy Dorr, Chris Wood, Jessica Cheung, Stella Tan, Alexandra Leigh Young, Lisa Chow, Eric Krupke, Marc Georges, Luke Vander Ploeg, Sindhu Gnanasambandan, M.J. Davis …

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Israel Gives Vaccine to Far-Off Allies, as Palestinians Wait

JERUSALEM — The Israeli government has pledged to send thousands of spare coronavirus vaccines to foreign allies, reigniting a debate about Israel’s responsibilities[1] to people closer to home: Palestinians living under Israeli occupation. On Tuesday, the governments of the Czech Republic and Honduras confirmed that Israel had promised them each 5,000 vaccine doses manufactured by …

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Blinken, Without Leaving Home, Tries to Mend Fences With Allies Abroad

Behind the jokes, however, there is frustration. Mr. Blinken and President Biden say the United States faces a herculean challenge in restoring bonds with key allies, re-establishing American leadership against rivals like China[1] and Russia, and confronting threats such as climate change and a nuclear Iran[2]. Although Mr. Blinken has been vaccinated against the coronavirus, …

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