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German life expectancy decreased during COVID-19 years
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German life expectancy decreased during Covid-19 years

The average life expectancy in Germany dropped between 2019 and 2021 according to the national statistics office, a change that it attributes to the unusually high number of deaths during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Warnings of mental health crisis among ‘Covid generation’ of students
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Warnings of mental health crisis among ‘Covid generation’ of students

The Guardian says THE PANDEMIC has had a lasting legacy on the mental health of the “Covid generation” of students, exacerbating rates of anxiety, depression and self-harm and resulting in a “significant rise” in young people struggling at university, experts have said.

North Korea reports 18,820 more fever cases amid COVID outbreak
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North Korea reports 18,820 more fever cases amid COVID outbreak

Aljazeera says North Korea recorded 18,820 more cases of fever and no new deaths amid its first official COVID-19 outbreak, state media said on Monday, as authorities continue to insist infections in the impoverished country are being brought under control.

Dr Fauci, 81, tests positive for Covid
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Dr Fauci, 81, tests positive for Covid

The Metro says Dr Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s coronavirus tsar, has contracted the virus. Fauci ‘is currently experiencing mild symptoms’, according to the institute, and will isolate and work from home.

Saudi Arabia reports 530 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death
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Saudi Arabia reports 530 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death

Arab News says Saudi Arabia reported 530 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health. As a result, the total number of cases in the Kingdom over the course of the pandemic grew to 766,726.