Sumary of The Latest: Crowded sport stadiums, virus combustible mix:
- INDIANAPOLIS — Health experts say this fall’s crowded college and professional football stadiums could create ripe conditions for COVID-19 to spread among unvaccinated fans.
- The Las Vegas Raiders requires proof of vaccination for all fans 12 and over.
- The New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks requires fans show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test.
- ___MORE ON THE PANDEMIC:— Amid talk of boosters, global vaccine disparity gets sharper— Crowded U.S. football stadiums create combustible mix this fall— Biden presses states to require vaccines for all teachers— Uganda takes vaccination drive to markets where people shop___— See AP coverage at https://apnews.
- ___HERE’S WHAT ELSE IS HAPPENING:NAIROBI, Kenya — Plans for COVID-19 booster shots in some Western countries are highlighting vast disparities in access to vaccines around the world.
- Wealthier nations are awash in vaccines, while they are scarce in poorer countries, and many people are still waiting for their first shot.
- Health officials and citizens in Africa often have little idea if vaccines will be available from one day to the next.
- In Nairobi, Kenya, several hundred people line up daily outside the city’s largest hospital to wait for a shot.