WHO concerned over perception that vaccine-approval means pandemic is over; revelations of distorted case tallies cause controversy in Greece US breaks daily case record as Fauci warns of ‘terrible’ January Vaccine approval differences across UK, Europe and US Scenes from hospitals across America – in pictures Wuhan virologist warns more […]
Climate activists have staged a protest outside the Finance Ministry in Paris, piling up delivery boxes and unfurling giant banners to demonstrate their opposition to Amazon’s expansion in France. On Friday, activists from three groups – ANV-COP 21, Attac, and Amis de la Terre – gathered in central Paris to […]
Kentucky’s senior senator, Republican majority leader Mitch McConnell, is at the center of congressional negotiations on another relief package. Kentucky voters didn’t punish McConnell for the long-stalemated talks in November, instead awarding him a lopsided victory as he secured a seventh term. He spent the campaign boasting about the money […]
In the interview with CNN’s Jake Tapper, Mr Biden said: “The first day I’m inaugurated to say I’m going to ask the public for 100 days to mask. Just 100 days to mask, not forever. One hundred days.
(Bloomberg Opinion) — It’s been a profitable pandemic for Top Glove Corp., the world’s largest maker of disposable rubber gloves. But as the company helps to meet the world’s needs for public-health equipment, its own workers are suffering. This week, the Malaysian government announced that at least 3,400 Top Glove […]
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Uunona has no connection to his unusual namesake — but does have a sense of humor about the situation.
Expert Spokespeople Available to Comment on Report Findings New York, NY, Dec. 03, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (via NGO Wire) The United Nations today released a new Integrated Phase Classification (IPC) analysis of food insecurity in Yemen, which paints a bleak picture of a country once-again facing the spectre of […]
Rising temperatures and environmental pollutants are already endangering the health and well-being of Americans, with fatal consequences for thousands of older men and women, a team of public health experts warned Wednesday. Their report, published in The Lancet, called on lawmakers to stem the rise of planet-warming gases in the […]
Two records are reached on Wednesday, amid fears the pace will not slow leading up to Christmas.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is facing escalating pressure from competing factions within his own party as he finalizes his choice for secretary of defense. Black leaders have encouraged the incoming president to select an African American to diversify what has so far been a largely white prospective Cabinet, […]
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Spaniards celebrating Christmas and New Year can meet in groups of 10, but will be banned from moving between regions over the festive period in order to keep a lid on coronavirus infections, the country’s health minister said. The current six-person limit for people gathering outside their household will be […]
There may not be enough doses of coronavirus vaccines until May 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, amid a flurry of activity among drug-makers and governments to get various jabs authorized and distributed. “We are not going to have sufficient vaccination in place to prevent another surge of […]
Austria’s ski lifts will open on 24 December but hotels, bars and restaurants will remain closed throughout the holiday season, the government has announced. A second lockdown has failed to dramatically lower coronavirus infection rates, which remain at around 5,000 new cases per day, but the Alpine nation will slowly […]
Interpol has warned that criminals are planning to “infiltrate or disrupt supply chains” and target members of the public with fake vaccine scams as the world looks to immunize against Covid. On Wednesday, Interpol issued a global alert to its 194 member countries outlining potential criminal activity related to upcoming, […]
With the Red Cross warning governments to clamp down on a “second pandemic” of misinformation, the organization’s health and care chief told RT that he’s not demanding censorship, but pushing for “positive change.” The first batches of Covid-19 vaccines are on the cusp of availability, but International Federation of Red […]
OECD warns Australia over China exports; US ambassador to Australia accuses China of spreading ‘disinformation’; refugee advocates have partial win against Peter Dutton in high court – follow the latest updates Afghans outraged at image of Australian soldier drinking from prosthetic leg Sports rorts inquiry accuses government of obstructing its […]
Iran’s foreign ministry has apparently denied reports that a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander and three of his escorts were killed in a drone strike on their car near Iraq’s border with Syria. “It seems to be fake news,” ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said in a press briefing on […]
U.S. stocks jumped on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average kicking off December by adding to its historic rally from November. The 30-stock Dow traded 257 points higher, or 0.9%. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite hit all-time highs, gaining 1.2% each. Apple and UnitedHealth rose 3.5% and 2.9%, […]
Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Eritrea refugees in Ethiopia run out of food, UN says
Blood samples from Danish women participating in a public research project ended up in the hands of an organization founded by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, raising numerous red flags, local media reports. When 263 mothers-to-be provided weekly blood samples to Denmark’s State Serum Institute (SSI) to help researchers learn more […]