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Joe Biden to end COVID-19 vaccination restrictions by May 1

Joe Biden to end COVID-19 vaccination restrictions by May 1

President Joe Biden will order authorities across the entire United States to lift priority restrictions on people wanting to get Covid-19 vaccinations by the start of May, an official said Thursday. ‘He will direct states that no later than May 1, all Americans need to be eligible to receive the vaccine,’ said a senior administration […]

Cancellations continue to outpace new orders : Boeing

Cancellations continue to outpace new orders : Boeing

Boeing said Tuesday it again suffered more cancellations than new orders for aircraft in January as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to weigh on airlines. The aerospace giant said it delivered 26 planes to its customers, mainly of the 737 MAX, after commercial flights of the aircraft resumed following the 20-month grounding in the wake of […]

UK arrivals to take Mandatory COVID-19 tests

UK arrivals to take Mandatory COVID-19 tests

Travelers arriving in Britain from abroad are mandated to take two coronavirus tests during quarantine, the government is expected to confirm on Tuesday. Health Secretary Matt Hancock is due to announce that people told to isolate at home will be required to get a test two and eight days into a mandatory 10-day quarantine period. […]

WHO team explaining COVID-19 origins

An international team of experts wrapping up a month spent in China investigating the Covid-19 pandemic’s origins will brief the media in Wuhan on Tuesday, the WHO announced. “The international team working to understand the origins of the Covid-19 virus is completing its four weeks’ stay in Wuhan, China and together with their Chinese colleagues […]

China births fall further in 2020

China births fall further in 2020

China’s number of registered births in 2020 dropped by nearly a third from the total births reported the year before, in the latest sign that relaxations in the country’s strict family planning policy are failing to spark a baby boom. After decades of a “one-child policy”, Beijing changed the rules in 2016 to allow families […]

Decision to dissolve Sudan’s Government: Prime Minister

Decision to dissolve Sudan’s Government: Prime Minister

Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on Sunday issued a decision to dissolve the government, said the Council of Ministers in a statement. “In accordance with the provisions of the constitutional document for the transitional period, the prime minister issued a decision today to relieve the ministers and ministers of state in the government of the […]

Mozambique to go into curfew ever since civil war

Mozambique to go into curfew ever since civil war

About two million Mozambicans in the epicenter of the country’s coronavirus breakout will from Friday adhere to a curfew for the first time since the civil war ended in 1992, President Filipe Nyusi announced Thursday.  The southern African nation’s decision to impose a 9:00 pm to 4:00 am curfew in the Great Maputo area — […]

Two COVID-19 frontline doctors killed while Hiking Mount Olympus

Two COVID-19 frontline doctors killed while Hiking Mount Olympus

Two “frontline” doctors battling coronavirus in one of Greece’s largest hospitals have died in an avalanche while hiking on the country’s highest mountain, a medical body said. The medical association of Larissa, Greece’s fifth largest city, said that the two men — a supervising pathologist and anesthesiologist — worked in the intensive care unit of […]

Sciatica bothering Pope Francis

Sciatica bothering Pope Francis

Pope Francis apologized for staying sitting during an audience Friday, blaming the “troublesome” sciatica that has caused him to cancel several events in recent weeks. “I would like to speak to you standing up but sciatica is a troublesome guest,” the 84-year-old told members of the Roman Rota, a top Catholic Church tribunal. “So I […]

Olympics will unite world in Hope: Japan PM

Olympics will unite world in Hope: Japan PM

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga vowed Friday to hold the Olympics as a symbol of unity and hope, despite growing doubts over the virus-postponed event’s fate. “Japan will hold the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics this summer,” Suga said at the annual World Economic Forum, held online as the pandemic continues to wreak havoc worldwide. “I’m […]

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