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Up to a quarter of British healthcare workers have expressed hesitancy towards Covid-19 vaccines, the first comprehensive study of NHS and care staff suggests. Conspiracy beliefs, a paucity of black and ethnic minority participants in vaccine trials, or assuming immunity to Covid-19 because of previous infection were some of the key reasons cited. “Understanding these …

Dado Ruvic/Reuters Bitcoin plunged as much as 18%, to $45,000, on Tuesday before slightly paring some losses as sky-high cryptocurrency valuations unnerved investors. The cryptocurrency traded 13% lower, at $47,608.24, as of 11:45 p.m. in New York. Bitcoin has soared in 2021, with the price more than doubling this year to …

NEW YORK — Outside a back door to a hospital where the coronavirus hit like a hurricane, a half-dozen staff members gathered recently to look back, and look inward. “I am still scared,” Dr. Gwen Hooley told her colleagues at Elmhurst Hospital, which was swamped with patients in late March as the virus rampaged through …

Daniel Gooch, the president of the Canadian Airports Council, was winging his way to Vancouver from Ottawa for meetings on March 12 just as the coronavirus was about to upend the world. “By the time I landed, most of my meetings were cancelled,” he told CBC News.  The next morning, he got on a plane and …

On President Rodrigo Duterte’s watch, the Philippines has progressively welcomed Chinese infrastructure investments, including in the critical telecommunications sector. This expanding presence, however, raises questions about the system’s security. There are also potentially negative implications for the Philippine-U.S. alliance, with Washington warning that this adoption could jeopardize bilateral security cooperation. While the Philippines should not …

After almost three years of turbulence that include presidential tweets insulting foreign leaders, abrupt withdrawals from international pacts and policy reversals as US officials say one thing and Trump emphatically says another, observers are almost inured to the chaos. But current and former diplomats tell CNN that this chapter stands out, as much for what’s …

CANNES, France—Advertisers have griped about the power Google and Facebook Inc. FB 1.09% wield over the digital ad market. But they are generally wary of breaking up the tech giants, judging by the views of the attendees at the annual advertising festival held here on the French Riviera. The U.S. Justice Department is gearing up …