Tag: covid-19

Putin in Isolation; Dozens of His Inner Circle Infected With COVID-19
Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, is in isolation after dozens of his inner circle tested positive for the coronavirus. “Earlier this week, 68-year-old Putin canceled all in-person events and said he was self-isolating after announcing an...
Food Prices Soar In August Continuing the Trend Upwards as Drought and COVID-19 Woes Continue
According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics published on Sept. 10, filling American pantries is becoming increasingly more expensive with prices soaring to record highs on many food staples including beef, pork and...
Amidst Plummeting Approval Ratings, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to Step Down
Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga announced on Friday, Aug. 3 that he will not be running in his party’s leadership race beginning on Sept. 29, effectively ending his tenure as Japanese prime minister after less...
Man on the Run; New Zealand Police Go All Out To Capture Man Who Escaped From Quarantine
A New Zealand man, who had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and was subsequently placed in quarantine, escaped his confines prompting New Zealand police to track him down in full protective equipment.  Officers swarmed...
Fearing Contamination, Japan Suspends the use of Millions of Doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine
Japan has temporarily suspended the use of over 2.6 million doses of Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine after foreign substances were found in batches of the vaccine and after two people have died following jabs with...
Myanmar Factory Workers Face Difficult Choice; Take the Chinese COVID-19 Vaccine or be Fired
Factory workers in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, are facing a difficult choice; receive the Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine, despite concerns over possible side effects and receive a bonus, or refuse the vaccine and lose their job. ...
RNC Report Claims Democrats Used COVID-19 to Influence 2020 Election, Warns Against Federalizing Elections
A newly released report by the Republican National Committee (RNC) reveals that Democrats used the COVID-19 pandemic to implement changes to the 2020 presidential election in a way that helped Joe Biden assume power at...
Companies Stockpile Cash As Delta Variant Fears Linger
Companies have been keeping a record amount of cash, despite concerns surrounding disruptions from Covid-19 that were expected to surge spending this year. Data from S&P Global states that cash and short-term investments on corporate...
New Zealand Locks Down Entire Country After Discovering a Single COVID-19 Case
A nationwide lockdown has been announced by New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, after the country confirmed a single case of COVID-19, the first locally transmitted case discovered on the island nation since February 28,...
16 of 20 Most Vaccinated Countries Very High or High Risk for Travel, Says CDC
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its list of the riskiest countries to travel to during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on Aug. 9. Notably, 16 of the 20 most...
Specimens of premixed saline solution designed to mimic the COVID-19 vaccines are seen on the top of a prototype of Cryo-Vacc, an ultra-cold biologic transport unit, in Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, on February 17, 2021. More than 8,500 Germans have been asked to roll up their sleeves for a third vaccine dose after a Red Cross nurse was caught filling six vials with saline instead of vaccine substances.
8,500 Germans Asked to Take Third Vaccine Dose After Nurse Found Injecting Saline
A German Red Cross nurse injected more than 8,500 people with saline solution instead of COVID-19 injections, according to reports.  The news came as Sven Ambrosy, District Administrator for the Social Democrat Party in Lower...
Delta Variant Infections Surge in China Despite Mass Vaccination
China is battling its worst COVID-19 outbreak in months — fueled by the Delta variant — which has forced authorities in several regions to lock down cities, suspend key transportation routes, cancel flights and order...