Posts Tagged ‘pandemic’

Coronavirus Israel live: Tel Aviv airport shut; pandemic czar says third lockdown might no be the last

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Hotel Workers Turn To Courts To Fight Pandemic Firings

By Alex Nguyen, The Tyee. January 25, 2021 Above photo: BC hotel workers protested their treatment last summer, calling for better job protection in the pandemic. Unite Here Local 40. A former Pan Pacific employee’s bid to launch a class action lawsuit is the latest effort to protect workers in the sector. A former worker […]

Wealth Of Indian Billionaires Increased 35% During Covid Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown in India made the rich richer said a report by Oxfam. The report – titled The Inequality Virus – said the wealth of the country’s billionaires increased by an estimated 35 per cent during the lockdown, while 84 per cent of households suffered varying degrees of income loss, […]

Wuhan Returns To Normal As Rest Of World Keeps Battling Pandemic

WUHAN, China (AP) — A year ago, a notice sent to smartphones in Wuhan at 2 a.m. announced the world’s first coronavirus lockdown, bringing the bustling central Chinese industrial and transport center to a virtual standstill almost overnight. It would last 76 days. Early Saturday morning, however, residents of the city where the virus was […]

Coronavirus: Hong Kong puts 10,000 people into lockdown – the first of the pandemic

Hong Kong has imposed its first lockdown of the coronavirus pandemic, telling residents in the affected area that it will remain in place until they are all tested. Around 10,000 people live in the Yau Tsim Mong district, which is expected to remain under strict measures for the next 48 hours. More than 3,000 personnel […]

Pulling together to tide over the pandemic: Lessons from Bengaluru

Madhu[1], 39, works as an electrician in a private firm in Bangalore. In July 2020, while the pandemic was still at its height, his wife, elderly mother and father and Madhu all tested positive for Covid 19. Madhu lives in a ward in Bangalore where the NGO Centre for Advocacy and Research (CFAR) is actively […]

Biden the Bullsh*tter: ‘Nothing We Can Do’ to Change Pandemic Trajectory

After spending a year promising to defeat COVID-19 with a comprehensive action plan, President Biden now says there’s “nothing we can do to change the trajectory of the pandemic” over the next year. In contrast to his campaign messaging, Biden admitted on Thursday that “We didn’t get into this mess overnight and it’s going to […]

What can these American psychics tell us about the pandemic world?

A few weeks before the US presidential election, Zulema Hormaeche, a tarot reader in Los Angeles, chose a card to reflect the state of the nation. It was the one that depicts a tall building struck by lightning, with flames bursting from the top and occupants leaping to their deaths. “The Tower,” she says, “is […]

Pandemic Times Episode 119: Elisha Wiesel on Spreading Goodness

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Tom Cotton: Democrats Want Pandemic Voting Practices to Be Permanent, National

Democrats seek permanent nationalization of changes to voting practices ostensibly implemented as pandemic safety measures, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) said Thursday in an interview on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow. Marlow asked how to restore election integrity given the imposition of automatic voter registration and sending of mail-in ballots to addresses on […]

WHO must reform to ensure ‘faster, better’ pandemic response in future, says co-chair of panel on crisis handling

The World Health Organization (WHO) can and must address the failures that led to it being too slow in its initial response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the co-chair of an independent review panel has said. “I do believe that WHO is reformable,” said Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Tuesday, the day after a report she helped […]

Annual World Watch List Highlights How Pandemic Exposed Christian Persecution ‘in a New Way’

SANTA ANA, Calif. — The annual World Watch List released by the watchdog Open Doors USA shows that the COVID-19 pandemic presented another avenue for those hostile to Christianity in Asia and Africa to persecute believers. It also finds that an estimated one in eight Christians worldwide suffers for their faith. “The coronavirus pandemic was […]

‘Global pandemic alert system not fit for purpose’: WHO report critical of China’s & its own responses to Covid crisis

China, other governments and the WHO itself didn’t act fast and decisively enough against the novel coronavirus, allowing it to become a pandemic, an interim report by an independent WHO panel on the handling of the crisis states. “What is clear to the panel is that public health measures could have been applied more forcefully […]

US man hid in airport for three months due to COVID pandemic fear

A man from California has been arrested after hiding in a secured area of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport for three months. Aditya Singh was charged with felony criminal trespass to a restricted area and misdemeanour theft. He told police he had been afraid to fly due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 36-year-old is being held […]

Portugal tightens lockdown as pandemic surge breaks records

Stricter lockdown rules are being enacted in Portugal, the government announced Monday, as a surging COVID-19 pandemic sets grim records and pushes hospitals to the limit of their capacity. Prime Minister António Costa said too many people had taken advantage of exceptions included in the lockdown that began last Friday, with authorities reporting 70% of […]

China’s famous Ice Town sees annual sculpture festival scaled back amid pandemic

Harbin is known as China’s “Ice Town” due to its famous, annual ice sculpture festival. This year, the snow-themed events have been scaled back due to the coronavirus pandemic. While Ice and Snow World and the Snow Sculpture Exhibition, two of the most famous festival sites, are open, all mass gatherings have been cancelled. Han […]

The pandemic: Global death toll tops 2M

The global death toll from COVID-19, identified also as coronavirus, pandemic topped 2 million on January 15, 2021. The number of dead, compiled by Johns Hopkins University, U.S., is about equal to the population of Brussels, Mecca, Minsk or Vienna. It is roughly equivalent to the population of the Cleveland metropolitan area in the U.S., […]

The Latest: UN: Pandemic reduced migrants by 2M by mid-2020

UNITED NATIONS — A new U.N. report estimates that the COVID-19 pandemic reduced the number of international migrants by 2 million by the middle of 2020 because of border closings and a halt to travel worldwide — an estimated 27% decrease in expected growth. Clare Menozzi, principal author of the report by the U.N. Department […]

Brazil airlifts emergency oxygen into pandemic-struck Amazon state

MANAUS/BRASILIA – Brazil’s Air Force flew emergency oxygen supplies on Friday to the jungle state of Amazonas devastated by a resurgent pandemic and the government scrambled to organize nationwide vaccinations while President Jair Bolsonaro said he “should be at the beach.” Doctors in Amazonas were using their own vehicles to transport patients, as locals sought […]

Drugs, addicts and dealers: an underworld adapting to a pandemic

The European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction and EUROPOL are warning authorities that the pandemic is having a massive impact on the drug scene in countries across the EU. The COVID-19 pandemic has turned logistics and supply-chains around the world upside down. That also holds true for global smuggling routes. But how are […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Pandemic czar says lockdown will likely be extended by only one week

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WHO Team Arrives In Wuhan To Investigate Coronavirus Pandemic Origins

WUHAN, China (AP) — A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries. The group sent to Wuhan by the World Health Organization was approved by […]

Coronavirus Israel live: Pandemic czar says lockdown may be extended

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Confused by the Pandemic? Could MSM Be Misleading the Public?

January 13th, 2021 By Nanice Ellis Contributing Writer for Wake Up World In full disclosure, I’m not an expert in any of these subjects, but instead, I’m human being (just like you), and most of all, I’m a mother who loves her children and who loves humanity. In order to discover what’s really true in these confusing […]

Dramatic rise in social welfare cases in Israel since pandemic’s onset

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The restaurants that flourished during the pandemic

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One year since novel coronavirus was identified, and the pandemic rages on

It’s been one year since reports first emerged that a viral “pneumonia of unknown cause” infecting dozens in China had been identified as a novel coronavirus. That novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is now known to cause COVID-19, an illness that has wreaked havoc on the planet, upended normal life, and killed more than 1.8 million people […]

Pain, anger and hope, the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic in Bergamo

In March 2020, the main hospital in Bergamo in the Lombardy region of Italy became the European epi-centre for an unfolding pandemic. In some places around Bergamo, COVID-19 took more lives in three weeks than in the whole of 2019. This heavy death toll has left many scars still visible to this day. Matteo Cella […]

Patriarchy And The Pandemic

Patriarchy And The Pandemic Above photo: Nurses take part in joint trade unions’ protest in South Africa demanding better working conditions. Photo: Mlungisi Mbele/New Frame. Disentangling the web of oppression. We discuss Coronashock and Patriarchy, a study done by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, with Renata Porto Bugni to understand the impact of the pandemic […]

Pathogenic priming | COVID-19 vaccines are actually spreading a pandemic | COVID-19 vaccines induce dangerous autoimmune reactions as well as severe disease “when recipients encounter either the wild virus, a similar virus, or a subsequent dose of a vaccine.”

January 04, 2021 Ethan Huff (Natural News) A San Diego nurse who received the first of two doses of Pfizer’s Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine reportedly fell ill and tested positive for the novel virus just a few days later. In a Facebook post from Dec. 18, Matthew W., an emergency room nurse at two different Southern California […]

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