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The Covid-19 pandemic affected mental health and college plans for high schoolers.

Nearly 80 percent of American high school juniors and seniors say the coronavirus pandemic has affected their plans after graduation, and 72 percent of 13- to 19-year-olds have struggled with their mental health, a new survey shows. The survey, conducted by America’s Promise Alliance, a nonprofit group, found that 58 percent of teenagers reported learning

Cuba reports a high success rate for its homegrown Abdala vaccine.

Cuba began its Covid-19 mass vaccination campaign more than a month ago with homegrown, unproven vaccines, wagering that they would prove effective enough to blunt the rapid spread of the coronavirus on the cash-strapped Caribbean island. The gamble appears to be paying off. The Cuban health authorities said on Monday that their country’s three-shot Abdala