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Covid green list too cautious, say UK airlines and travel firms

British Airways and Heathrow criticise list of 12 countries people in England can visit quarantine-freeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAirlines and travel firms have urged the government to move quickly to open up travel to more European destinations and the US, as thousands of people flew abroad after the Britain’s ban on foreign holidays was lifted on Monday.British Airways and Heathrow criticised the limited green list of only 12 countries where quarantine-free tra...
Tags: Travel, Health, Business, UK, England, US, Travel & leisure, UK News, Britain, Heathrow, Airline Industry, Health policy, Easyjet, Flights, British Airways, Coronavirus


The who, when, where and how of South Africa’s mass Covid vaccination campaign

From today, people aged 60 years and older and some health workers will be vaccinated by June and everyone else by February 2022 The post The who, when, where and how of South Africa’s mass Covid vaccination campaign appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, South Africa, Pfizer, Vaccines, Nationwide, Department Of Health, Top Six, Register, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Electronic Vaccine Data System, Mass Vaccination Drive, Sisonke programme


How to get your Covid-19 vaccine

Since the start of 2020 the country has paused its roll-out twice, swapped AstraZeneca jabs for Pfizer’s and Johnson & Johnson’s and now phase two has started The post How to get your Covid-19 vaccine appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Health, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccines, Nationwide, Openaccess, Johnson & Johnson, J&J, Top Six, Register, Coronavirus, South Africa (country, COVID-19, Electronic Vaccine Data System, Mass Vaccination Drive, Sisonke programme


Australia news live: Scott Morrison to meet Jacinda Ardern in New Zealand; passenger from India flight tests positive for Covid

Two prime ministers to meet on 30 and 31 May; a passenger on repatriation flight in Howard Springs quarantine facility in Darwin; Crown Resorts lied to Victoria regulator, inquiry told. Follow the latest news – live• Call for medevac-style repatriation flights for Australians with Covid from India • Stranded cricketers touch down in Sydney two weeks after IPL suspended• Measures to support refinery industry could cost Australians $2bn over a decade 8.26am BST While we’ve already heard abou...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Ipl, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party


Australia news live: Crown Resorts lied to Victoria regulator, inquiry told; passenger from India flight tests positive for Covid

One passenger on Saturday’s repatriation flight from India tests positive for coronavirus in Howard Springs quarantine facility in Darwin. Follow all the latest news – live• Call for medevac-style repatriation flights for Australians with Covid from India • Stranded cricketers touch down in Sydney two weeks after IPL suspended• Measures to support refinery industry could cost Australians $2bn over a decade 6.28am BST Some further data on the vaccination rates of people in disability resident...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, China, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Ipl, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party


Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline say their COVID-19 vaccine triggers a strong immune response, bolstering the late-comer program's potential as a booster shot

Sanofi CEO Paul Hudson Reuters Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline said that their experimental COVID-19 vaccine succeeded in a mid-stage trial. The pharma giants plan to launch a pivotal-stage study with 35,000 volunteers in the coming weeks. The shot suffered from disappointing data and delays in 2020. The companies now hope for approval by year's end. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the world's most closely watched coronavirus vaccine programs reported positive d...
Tags: Health, Science, Microsoft, US, Trends, Healthcare, GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson Johnson, Sanofi, GSK, Pharmaceutical, Andrew Dunn, Emma Walmsley, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine, Dispensed


Australia news live: passenger from India flight tests positive for coronavirus; Singapore next potential travel bubble

One passenger onboard Saturday’s repatriation flight from India tests positive for Covid in Howard Springs quarantine facility in Darwin. Follow all the latest news live• Call for medevac-style repatriation flights for Australians with Covid from India • Stranded cricketers touch down in Sydney two weeks after IPL suspended• Measures to support refinery industry could cost Australians $2bn over a decade 5.16am BST And with that, PM Scott Morrison has announced his first international trip of...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Singapore, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, New Zealand, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Ipl, Victoria, Pfizer


Australia news live: disability vaccine rollout ‘abject failure’; passenger on India flight tests positive for coronavirus

Royal commission told only 834 disability care residents nationwide have received Covid vaccine. Follow all the latest news live• Call for medevac-style repatriation flights for Australians with Covid from India • Australia’s stranded cricketers touch down in Sydney two weeks after IPL suspended• New measures to support refinery industry could cost Australian taxpayers $2bn over a decade 2.22am BST Just a note, It seems like every government is trying to shift responsibility for this cricket...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, India, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Qantas, New South Wales politics, Ipl, Victoria, Melbourne, Liberal party, Scott Morrison


Mayor Garcetti extends hours to expand appointment-free vaccine access

LOS ANGELES >> Mayor Eric Garcetti on Sunday, May 16, announced a series of steps to expand vaccine access among Angelenos, including extending hours to 8 p.m. at nine fixed city-run site and offering appointment-free access for a choice of any of the three approved vaccines. “We can end this pandemic, restore public health, and rebuild our economy, but only if we can put vaccines within reach of every Angeleno, regardless of income, ZIP code, or neighborhood,” said Garcetti. “With expanded hour...
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Coronavirus stats continue to decline as local officials await word on mask mandates from Newsom

While local agencies await action from Gov. Gavin Newsom on the future of mask mandates, coronavirus enforcement and workplace safety, the pandemic appeared to continuing to ease its grip on Southern California. Los Angeles County reported 240 new cases of COVID-19 and seven additional deaths on Sunday, May 16, though health officials said the number of cases and deaths reported likely reflect reporting delays over the weekend. Sunday’s figures brought the county’s totals to 1,237,411 cases and ...
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Australia news live: questions over India Covid test results as repatriation flights under way

About half of the passengers due to board a repatriation flight from Delhi to Darwin on Friday were barred from travelling, but questions have now been raised over the accuracy of results. Follow all the latest news live 11.20pm BST Another thing to look out for is the second Indian repatriation flight landing in Darwin today. Everyone is extremely keen to find out how many people were actually let onto this flight, after Saturday’s repatriation plane touch down with just over half of their ...
Tags: Health, Australia, India, US, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Middle East, New South Wales, Qantas, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Delhi, Darwin, Coronavirus


What threat does Indian Covid variant pose and do vaccines work against it?

The number of identified cases of the B.1.617.2 variant in the UK has more than doubled in a weekCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe number of identified cases of the Indian variant in the UK has more than doubled in a week, from 520 to 1,313, according to the most recent figures. The areas with the highest numbers so far include Bolton, Blackburn with Darwen, Erewash in Derbyshire and Bedford, all in England, and Moray in Scotland. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, UK, England, Scotland, Society, UK News, Vaccines and immunisation, Derbyshire, Bedford, Moray, Bolton Blackburn, Coronavirus, Darwen Erewash


Kemono Friends Seiyuu Yuka Ozaki Afflicted With the Coronavirus

Yuka Ozaki, a seiyuu who is probably best known for her performance as main animal girl Serval in Kemono Friends, has sadly contracted the Coronavirus, which will hopefully only be for a short while, if incidents with other revered individuals is anything to go by. News of the 27-year-old talent’s affliction was announced through her […]
Tags: Health, Japan, Medical, Anime, Announcements, Otaku, Seiyuu, Kemono Friends, Serval, Yuka Ozaki, Coronavirus, Seiyuu Yuka Ozaki


Hancock: most Bolton Covid patients eligible for jab but haven’t had it

Health secretary’s comments come amid mounting concerns over spread of Indian B.1.617.2 variantCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe majority of people in hospital with Covid in Bolton were eligible for the vaccine but have not had it, Matt Hancock has said, saying that health authorities would go “door-to-door” offering jabs.His comments came as concern mounted over increased cases of the B.1.617.2 variant first detected in India, particularly in the north-west and par...
Tags: Health, England, London, India, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, North West, Bolton, Hancock, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus, Bolton Covid


Matt Hancock: unlocking will go ahead next week despite India variant – video

The health secretary told the BBC's Andrew Marr that the next stage of opening England up from lockdown would still go ahead this week despite concerns about the India variant.'I'm confident that we can take the step tomorrow, but we should all be careful about how we take that step,' Hancock said.He added that the government would announce a decision on whether to end all lockdown measures – currently planned for 21 June – on 14 June Covid live: Matt Hancock says ‘high degree of confidence’ vac...
Tags: Health, England, India, UK News, Bbc, Health policy, Andrew Marr, Hancock, Matthew Hancock, Matt Hancock, Coronavirus


Hancock defends India travel ban delay as Covid variant cases mount

Move to put country on England’s Covid red list only made after cancellation of PM’s planned Delhi visitCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageMatt Hancock has defended the government’s delay of almost three weeks before putting India on its travel red list, a move only made after the cancellation of Boris Johnson’s planned visit to Delhi.His defence came as concern mounted over increased cases of the B.1.617.2 variant first detected in India, particularly in the north-west ...
Tags: Health, England, London, India, Infectious Diseases, Health policy, Boris Johnson, North West, Delhi, Hancock, Coronavirus


How will isolation affect long-term immunity?

Healthy immune systems work best when exposed to microbes. So what will lockdown have done to our resistance to germs? Every time you kiss another human being intimately for 10 seconds, more than 80m bacteria are transferred from mouth to mouth. If you’re at a party and double dip your tortilla chip into the salsa three times, around 10,000 bacteria will be transferred from your lips to the dip. Say “hi” to your co-workers as you sit down at your office desk and you’ll also be greeted by over 10...
Tags: Health, Science, Biology, Children, Society, World news, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, Microbiology, Strachan, David Strachan, Coronavirus


Coronavirus hospitalizations continue to drop in LA County

Los Angeles County reported 306 new cases of COVID-19 and 15 additional deaths on Saturday, May 15. The figures brought the county’s totals to 1,237,235 cases and 24,088 fatalities since the pandemic began, according to the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. According to state figures, there were 325 people hospitalized in the county due to COVID as of Saturday, down from 347 the day before. Of those patients, 73 were in intensive care, down from 78. Nearly 6,634,000 test results ha...
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Fallen ILWU workers remembered at annual memorial program in San Pedro

The 19th annual Longshore Memoriam honing those who have died on the docks was held by ILWU Locals 13, 63 and 94 on Saturday at John S. Gibson Memorial Park in Ssan Pedro. This years event honored those who died of COVID19 this year. (Photo by Chuck Bennett, Contributing Photographer) The 19th annual Longshore Memoriam honing those who have died on the docks was held by ILWU Locals 13, 63 and 94 on Saturday at John S. Gibson Memorial Park in Ssan Pedro. This years event honored those who died...
Tags: Health, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Port Of Los Angeles, Long Beach, Vaccinations, San Pedro, Mitre, Port of Long Beach, Harbor Boulevard, San Pedro Bay, International Longshore and Warehouse Union, ILWU, Top Stories LADN


A night at the drive-in with Danny Trejo: Actor honored as treatment program marks 50th year

Actor Danny Trejo during a drive in” fundraising event for CRI-Help featuring Danny Trejo and a screening of the Universal feature documentary: Inmate #1: The Rise of Danny Trejo at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia on Friday, May 14, 2021. (Photo by Libby Cline-Birmingham, Contributing Photographer) Jack Bernstein is silhouetted as his daughter introduces him to the crowd to receive the Pioneer Award during a drive in” fundraising event for CRI-Help featuring Danny Trejo and a screening of the Uni...
Tags: Health, News, Charity, Sport, Soccer, Community, Arcadia, Southern California, Gilbert, Los Angeles County, Vanguard, Southland, Danny, Thomas Robinson, San Quentin State Prison, Trejo


Australian government urged to have standby system in place for next repatriation flight from India

Indian community leaders call on officials to do more to avoid a repeat of the scores of empty seats on the first post-ban flightThe Australian government needs to do more to avoid a repeat of the scores of seats left empty on the first post-ban repatriation flight from virus-ravaged India, one community leader has said.Eighty Australians touched down in Darwin on Saturday morning and were moved to the Howard Springs quarantine facility on the city’s outskirts. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, India, Australia news, Australian politics, Darwin, Howard Springs, Australian foreign policy, Coronavirus


“Dogtors” return to provide pet therapy at Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center

“Rudy” joins other Pet Therapy dogs as they are welcomed back to Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center Wednesday morning. The dogs are returning to the hospital for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic to provide pet therapy to patients, their families, and staff members.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer) “Nikki” joins other Pet Therapy dogs as they are welcomed back to Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center Wednesday morning. Th...
Tags: Health, News, Sport, Hospitals, Soccer, Community, Nikki, Dignity Health, Top Stories LADN, Andy Holzman, Northridge Hospital Medical Center, Coronavirus, Becky Uzemeck


Supervisor Barger to Newsom: Ease state mask mandate immediately

Breaking ranks with her county’s public health agency, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger on Friday, May 14, called on the governor to immediately relax COVID-19 mask-wearing requirements to align with eased guidelines announced by federal authorities for fully vaccinated people. “Los Angeles County has made tremendous progress vaccinating residents, including those in our hard-hit communities,” Barger said in a statement. “Furthermore, our positivity rate is less than 1% and our case ...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Cdc, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, United States, Long Beach, Community, Pasadena, Usc, Federal Aviation Administration


‘Forged in the fire of history’: USC’s pandemic-tested 2020, 2021 classes graduate in person

USC holds the first of 14 socially-distant graduations for the classes of 2020 and 2021 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Friday, May 14, 2021. It is the first time since 1950 that graduation ceremonies have been held at the Coliseum. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) Josephine Nwokedi receives her doctorate in medicine and her MBA during USC’s first of 14 socially-distant graduations for the classes of 2020 and 2021 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Friday...
Tags: Health, News, Education, White House, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, United States, Graduation, Community, Usc, Ucla, Boston Globe, Caltech, Brett, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum


Half-full India repatriation flight lands in Darwin after travel ban lifts

About half of the Australians due to return were barred from flying after 40 tested positive to Covid and others were deemed close contactsAbout 80 Australians who were stranded in coronavirus-ravaged India after the Morrison government banned them from returning home have touched down in Darwin on the first post-ban repatriation flight.More than 70 people due to fly were blocked in the final hours on Friday after 40 tested positive for Covid-19 with a further 30 also unable to fly because they ...
Tags: Travel, Health, India, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Scott Morrison, Northern Territory, Darwin, Morrison, Coronavirus, COVID


Judge hears arguments in Rose Bowl trademark lawsuit; no decision issued yet

LOS ANGELES >>  A federal judge heard arguments on Friday, May 14, but made no decision in the city of Pasadena’s bid to toss a lawsuit brought by the Tournament of Roses Association over rights to the name and trademarks for the Rose Bowl Game. The Tournament of Roses Association filed suit in February against the city for alleged trademark infringement, unfair competition, false association, slander and false advertising. The association contends it has full ownership of the “Rose Bowl” and “R...
Tags: Health, News, Government, Sports, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, College Football, Pasadena, Rose Bowl, ARLINGTON Texas, Arlington, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories SGVT, Victor Gordo, Top Stories PSN


A lab leak in Wuhan remains a 'viable' theory for the coronavirus' origin, an international group of scientists says

The Wuhan Institute of Virology, pictured on April 17, 2020. Hector Retamal/AFP via Getty A WHO investigation found that it's extremely unlikely the coronavirus leaked from a Wuhan lab. But some scientists say the lab-leak theory remains viable and should be investigated further. There's no evidence the virus was present in any labs, but the WHO couldn't conduct a full audit. See more stories on Insider's business page. A year-and-a-half into the pandemic, experts are still...
Tags: Health, Science, News, China, Trends, Switzerland, Who, World Health Organization, Wall Street Journal, Wuhan, Geneva Switzerland, NIAID, Stanford University School of Medicine, Hebei, Yunnan, US European Union


Scientists Want a Serious Investigation Into the Origins of the Coronavirus

Scientists in several countries are calling for a serious investigation into the beginnings of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that gave rise to the covid-19 pandemic. In an open letter released Thursday, the group says that there are still too many unanswered questions about how the pandemic started and that the…Read more...
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India variant could seriously disrupt lifting of lockdown, says Boris Johnson

PM announces acceleration of Covid vaccine programme, saying race could become ‘great deal tighter’Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe final stage of lifting coronavirus lockdown restrictions across England could face “serious disruption” due to the India variant, the prime minister has warned, as he announced plans to accelerate the vaccine programme to curb its spread.Boris Johnson said the gap between the first and second Covid jab would be cut from 12 weeks to eig...
Tags: Health, Politics, England, India, UK News, Health policy, Boris Johnson, Coronavirus


Vaccinate vulnerable global poor before children in rich countries, WHO says

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus urges developed world to donate Covid vaccines to Covax programmeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe WHO has urged wealthy countries to reconsider plans to vaccinate children against Covid-19 and instead to donate doses to poorer nations, while warning that the pandemic’s second year looks set to be more deadly.The World Health Organization’s director-general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, voiced outrage that a number of rich countries were no...
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