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Scientist says people in England who have had two jabs and come into contact with someone infected may soon be spared 10 days of self-isolating

JCR had been a cook for 15 years, never struggling to find a job in New York city, where his friends would always find a place for him in a restaurant’s kitchen, writes Aldana Vales of Documented.

But when Covid-19 hit the city in March last year, work that immigrants had relied on vanished seemingly overnight, especially jobs in hospitality, events and cleaning.

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The airport in China’s southern city of Shenzhen has cancelled hundreds of flights and tightened entry controls after a restaurant employee tested positive for the Delta variant. Agence France-Presse reports:

Anyone entering the facility must show a negative virus test from the last 48 hours, Shenzhen Airport Group said in a statement on its official WeChat social media account.

City health officials said a 21-year-old waitress at Shenzhen Baoan international airport had been infected with the Delta variant of the virus.

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