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US hits 600,000 Covid deaths, the most for any country
The US has reached a grim milestone of more than 600,000 coronavirus deaths, even as the number of lives lost and cases decreases amid an aggressive vaccination campaign.
Why COVID-19 Will Never End | Kawing (Christina) Hui
"But what if I told you, it won’t. Even if the covid-19 virus vanishes from our planet, we are still at risk. The amount of new infectious diseases emerging will continue to increase and one of the major factors contributing to that issu...
USA: Employer Can Require Employees to Be Vaccinated
Companies can require workers entering the workplace to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to recent U.S. government guidance.
Biden orders closer review of Covid origins as U.S. intel weighs Wuhan lab leak theory
President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that he has ordered a closer intelligence review of what he said were two equally plausible scenarios of the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Tick population expected to surge, and they’re carrying more than Lyme disease, researchers say
Lyme disease is transmitted through tick bites, but researchers and educators warn that it’s not the only disease carried by the parasitic arachnids.
The rule of nonsense laws...
Here is for all the stupid politicians and the officers that wrongly try to enforce their nonsense law to wear face musk while alone in car
White House partners with dating apps to encourage Covid vaccinations
Starting this week, the White House is hoping Americans swipe right for Covid vaccines, partnering with a series of prominent dating apps to offer incentives to customers who've been vaccinated against the coronavirus.
First man in world to get approved Covid jab is dead: Brit William Shakespeare dies at 81 from a stroke after long illness
William Shakespeare hit global headlines on December 8 after becoming first man in the world to be jabbed . Mr Shakespeare died at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire from illness unrelated to the virus. His family had been thr...
Austrian Man Has Wrong Leg Amputated in Hospital
The man suffered from numerous medical conditions that affected both legs. Following the mistake, he still needed to have the other leg removed.
China Supports Vaccine Patent Waiver Plan Proposed By India, South Africa
India and South Africa called for TRIPS waiver of certain intellectual property provisions of COVID-19 vaccines in a communication to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in October last year.
New emergency text alerts to be trialled
A new emergency alert text system will be trialled this summer before being rolled out across the UK.
Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Effective Against India-Dominant Covid Variant: Study
The lab-based study was carried out by the NYU Grossman School of Medicine and NYU Langone Center and is considered preliminary because it has not yet been published in a peer-reviewed journal.
Pfizer Jab Can Be Stored In Fridge For A Month
The storage period in fridges of unopened vials of the vaccine, which initially had to be stored in super-cooled freezers, had been lengthened from five days, the European Medicines Agency said.
Working 55 Hours A Week Increases Risk Of Death: UN Study
The WHO-ILO study, is the first global analysis of the risks to life and health associated with working long hours.
The Crime of the Century: documentary about the previous Big Pharma crimes, known as “The Opioid Crisis”
Those who don't know history are destined to repeat it: Big Pharma sold America a lie and made a killing. The Crime of the Century, an HBO original documentary from Alex Gibney, exposes the billions of dollars gained and thousands of liv...
The robot doctor freeing up hospital beds
A hospital trial is using robots and virtual consultations to provide in-home care for patients.
US Trade Representative Meets WHO Chief, Discusses Vaccine Production
US trade Representative Katherine Tai asked WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus for his views on the immediate steps to collectively increase access to vaccines.
Pandemic to be 'far more deadly' this year, WHO warns
The World Health Organization issued a grim warning on Friday that the second year of Covid-19 was set to be "far more deadly", as Japan extended a state of emergency amid growing calls for the Olympics to be scrapped.
Amazon to hire 75,000 workers and pay $100 bonus if they get Covid vaccine
Amazon is hiring 75,000 workers across its warehouse and delivery network in the U.S. and Canada, the company said Thursday. The company will also offer a $100 bonus to new warehouse and transportation hires who show proof of their Covid...
The CDC in new guidelines regarding masks and tests for the vaccinated
The U.S. health authority announced that fully vaccinated people can continue activities without wearing masks or social distancing. “ If you are fully vaccinated you can start doing many things that you had stopped doing because of the ...
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