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Global tally of COVID-19 cases tops 160 million as U.S. gears up to vaccinate 12- to 15-year-olds

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Global tally of COVID-19 cases tops 160 million as U.S. gears up to vaccinate 12- to 15-year-olds
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The global tally of confirmed cases of the coronavirus-borne illness COVID-19 climbed above 160 million on Thursday, as the U.S. braced for the start of a vaccination program for 12- to 15-year-olds after an authorization from the nation's main public health agency.