Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Tag: Covid

Brazil’s parents want their kids vaccinated against Covid. Bolsonaro has tried to stop it

Manuela had a fever that reached 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit), spots all over her skin and a lump growing out of her neck. Her kidneys didn’t function for nearly two days. “Her heart almost...

Hong Kong plans to cull 2,000 hamsters over Covid fears. Pet owners are outraged

The announcement by the Hong Kong government on Tuesday was met with outrage by pet owners and animals rights advocates, with several online petitions urging authorities to reconsider. It comes after an emerging cluster...

Stephen A. Smith after Covid: If I wasn’t vaccinated, ‘I wouldn’t be here’

“For me personally, it hit me differently,” Smith said. Smith explained that he tested positive for the virus late last month and wound up in the hospital over the New Year. “ told me,...

Cyprus reportedly discovers a Covid variant that combines omicron and delta

Staff at CSL are working in the lab on November 08, 2020 in Melbourne, Australia, where they will begin manufacturing AstraZeneca-Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine. Darrian Traynor | Getty Images A researcher in Cyprus has...

France covid: Isolation times cut amid plans for crackdown on unvaccinated

Self-isolation times for fully vaccinated people who test positive will drop from 10 days to seven on Monday — and can be cut down to five days with a negative test result, Health Minister...

U.S. Covid cases rise to pandemic high as delta and omicron circulate

U.S. Covid cases have hit their highest level of the pandemic as two highly infectious variants circulate throughout the country and health officials urge Americans to get vaccinated and boosted against the virus. Nationwide...

Biden says Covid surge needs to be solved at state level, vows full federal support

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks while joining the White House Covid-19 Response Team’s call with the National Governors Association discussing the Omicron variant in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on...

Premier League’s Covid crisis: Fans left in the lurch

Around 1.4 million people in the United Kingdom were estimated to have contracted Covid-19 in the week ending December 16, the Office for National Statistics said Thursday. Against that uptick in positive cases, the...

Airlines cancel more than 800 U.S. flights as Covid hits crews

U.S. airlines canceled more than 800 flights over Christmas weekend after the rapidly spreading omicron variant of Covid infected flight crews. There were more than 4,200 flight cancellations worldwide on Saturday, more than 870...

Airline industry pushing CDC to cut breakthrough Covid quarantine time

Flight attendants hand out refreshments to a packed Delta Airlines flight traveling from Ronald Regan National Airport to MinneapolisSaint Paul International Airport on Friday, May 21, 2021. Kent Nishimura | Los Angeles Times |...