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Italy prosecutors: WHO exec lied about spiked virus report

Apr. 09, 2021 16:05 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian prosecutors say a top World Health Organization official lied to them about a spiked WHO report into Italy’s coronavirus response, revealing private communications Friday that are likely to embarrass the U.N. health agency. Prosecutors in Bergamo...

Greenland election shows divide over rare-earth metals mine

Apr. 06, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — Greenland is holding an early parliamentary election Tuesday focused in part on whether the semi-autonomous Danish territory should allow international companies to mine the sparsely populated Arctic island's substantial deposits of rare-earth metals. ...

UK variant hunters lead global race to stay ahead of COVID

Mar. 28, 2021 10:46 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — On March 4, 2020, when there were just 84 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the U.K., professor Sharon Peacock recognized that the country needed to expand its capacity to analyze the genetic makeup of the virus. The Cambridge University microbiologist...

Denmark prolongs suspension of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine

Mar. 25, 2021 10:55 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish officials decided Thursday to prolong their suspension of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine by three weeks while they continue evaluating a potential link with blood clots even though European Union regulators who looked into the issue have cleared the...

Denmark to continue its suspension of vaccinations with the AstraZeneca coronavirus shot for another 3 weeks

Mar. 25, 2021 07:52 AM EDT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark to continue its suspension of vaccinations with the AstraZeneca coronavirus shot for another 3 weeks.

Denmark: Repairman dies while working on massive sculpture

Mar. 24, 2021 11:38 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Denmark say a repairman died while working on a steel column that is part of a massive sculpture in the city of Herning. Jutland region police said the 46-year-old man was performing maintenance work on the sculpture, titled...

Last body recovered following Norway's deadly landslide

Mar. 22, 2021 10:40 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Nearly three months after one of the worst landslides in modern Norway’s history, search teams have found the body of the last person listed as missing in the rubble, authorities said Monday. In total, 10 people were killed in the landslide,...

The Latest: LA mayor criticizes state over vaccination rules

Mar. 19, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says a lot of pandemic deaths could have been prevented in California if the state had focused earlier on vaccinating people in the most disadvantaged neighborhoods. Garcetti also said Friday the federal and state...

Homebound children drive surge in Lego sales

Mar. 10, 2021 04:20 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sales of Lego sets surged last year as more children stayed home during global pandemic lockdowns - and parents bought the colorful plastic brick toys to keep them entertained through days of isolation. The privately-held Danish company said...

Israel, Denmark and Austria join forces against COVID-19

Mar. 04, 2021 15:01 PM EST

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel, Denmark and Austria agreed on Thursday to join forces in the fight against COVID-19 with an investment in research and roll-out of vaccines to protect people against new surges and mutations of the coronavirus. The leaders of the three...