Tag: covid-19

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UN, International Community Call For Immediate Release of Jailed Chinese Journalist Zhang Zhan
The United Nations has called on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to immediately release imprisoned Chinese journalist Zhang Zhan.  International attention has focused on Zhang, who was jailed for reporting on the beginnings of the...
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Germany Plans to Introduce Mandatory Vaccinations as COVID-19 Infections Surge
Germany has seen a dramatic surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country. In the past two weeks, the number of new infections in the country has jumped by over 60 percent. On...
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COVID-19: Austria Announces Tougher COVID-Measures Targeting the Unvaccinated
The Austrian government is implementing stricter COVID-19 measures against the unvaccinated, working on the assumption that the pandemic is being worsened largely due to the presence of unvaccinated individuals. COVID-19 cases in Austria have ballooned...
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Ottawa Senators Cancel Games After Several Vaccinated Players Tested Positive for COVID-19
On Nov. 18, the Ottawa Senators cancelled three of their upcoming matches after a surge of positive cases struck several of its team members, despite the team being fully vaccinated. The cancellation of the Senators’...
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Drug Overdoses in the US Soar Past 100,000 Amidst COVID-19 Crisis
According to a government study, drug overdoses in the U.S. soared above 100,000 last year amidst the COVID-19 crisis. Authorities are blaming the surge on synthetic drugs, limited treatment, and mental health struggles due to...
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China to Mix COVID-19 Vaccines Amidst New Outbreaks
The Chinese government has announced that it will be mixing COVID-19 vaccines while inoculating citizens during the upcoming booster shot vaccination campaign. In an interview with state-backed broadcaster CCTV, Zheng Zhongwei, an official at the...
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Hong Kong Grants JP Morgan CEO Quarantine Exemption Angering Some
Hong Kong has imposed some of the strictest coronavirus restrictions in the world that includes mandatory three-week quarantines for people coming into the city from abroad. However, these restrictions are not being applied to a...
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Indonesia Sees Drastic Decline in COVID-19 Cases After Approving Ivermectin
The use of the drug ivermectin to treat COVID-19 has been controversial in the United States and other Western nations. However, countries in the east have had no qualms in using the drug and have...
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Austria Locking Down the Unvaccinated Only Stating Vaccinated Shouldn’t Have to ‘Lose Their Freedom’
Austria’s government is meeting this Sunday, Nov. 14 to vote on whether or not to implement more restrictive lockdown measures, for the unvaccinated only, with two Austrian provinces, Upper Austria and Salzburg, saying they will...
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Vaccinated Individual Who Died Mid-Flight Found to be Infected With SARS-CoV-2
Last month, a 51-year-old man was found dead on a Pegasus Airlines flight when it landed at the Hamburg airport in Germany. It has now been confirmed that the man was infected with COVID-19 despite...
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COVID-19: Austria To Impose Discriminatory Laws Against Unvaccinated Citizens
The Austrian government will bar citizens who have not received a COVID-19 vaccination from entering hotels, restaurants, hair salons, and attending public events with 25 or more people.  The new rules came into effect on...
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11 States Challenge Biden’s Vaccine Mandate in Court
Attorneys general from 11 U.S. states have filed a lawsuit against President Joe Biden’s mandate that requires companies with more than 100 employees to institute vaccination requirements for workers. The lawsuit insists that only states...