Nine evacuated as Covid-19 hits Antarctic research base

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For the first time since the start of the pandemic the coronavirus has reached an Argentine research base in Antarctica, causing the evacuation of nine unvaccinated staff who tested positive for Covi…
4 months ago·Antarctica

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The Hindu

Nine evacuated as Covid-19 hits Antarctic research base

Twenty-four of the 43 scientists and military personnel resident at Argentina's La Esperanza base have been infected.

4 months ago·India
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NDTV

Covid Reaches Research Base In Antarctica, 9 Unvaccinated Staff Evacuated

For the first time since the start of the pandemic the coronavirus has reached an Argentine research base in Antarctica, causing the evacuation of nine unvaccinated staff who tested positive for Covid-19, an official said Thursday.

4 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Hindustan Times

Covid-19 hits research base in Antarctica, 9 unvaccinated staff evacuated

They had been in Antarctica since before the start of Argentina's vaccination campaign in 2021, and were due to travel to the capital to be jabbed.

4 months ago·New Delhi, India
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South China Morning Post

9 staff infected with virus evacuated from Antarctic research base

For the first time since the start of the pandemic the coronavirus has reached an Argentine research base in Antarctica, causing the evacuation of nine unvaccinated staff who tested positive for Covid-19, an official said on Thursday.Twenty-four of the 43 scientists and military personnel at Argentina’s La Esperanza base have been infected, Patricia Ortuzar of the government’s National Directorate of the Antarctic said.Nine of the 24, who have n…

4 months ago·Hong Kong
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Russia Today [🇷🇺-affiliated]

Covid outbreak at Antarctic base prompts evacuation

Over half the personnel at its La Esperanza research base are infected with Covid-19Nine unvaccinated and infected members of staff have been evacuated to Buenos Aires, after over half the 43 scientists and military personnel stationed at an Antarctic facility in Hope Bay tested positive for Covid-19. That's according to Patricia Ortuzar, the polar researcher who heads up the Argentine governmen

4 months ago·Russian Federation
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France24

Nine evacuated as Covid-19 hits Antarctic research base

For the first time since the start of the pandemic the coronavirus has reached an Argentine research base in Antarctica, causing the evacuation of nine unvaccinated staff who tested positive for Covi…

4 months ago·France
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