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Bestselling and cancer doctor P.A. Vasey chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos about his Trinity's Trilogy books.

Tourists in Mexico party like there's no Covid

Tourists writhe their bodies to pumping techno beats on dance floors along Mexico's Caribbean coast -- a magnet for people from around the world who want to party during a pandemic.

How AstraZeneca's errors eroded US confidence in its Covid shot

The United States was among the biggest backers of the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine, but a series of blunders by the company eroded American ities' confidence and have delayed rollout in the world's hardest-hit country.

Q&A: Women’s History Month: Catherine York powers of constant AI Special

In March 2021, Rosalind Brewer made history as the only Black female Fortune 500 CEO through her new role with Walgreens. Catherine York Powers looks Brewer's achievement and her own role as a CEO in fintech.

Racy secrets revealed in Brits' lockdown postcards

Luxuriant body hair, stashes of sex toys and taboo desires: hundreds in Britain have revealed their deepest lockdown secrets on postcards sent to a London stationery shop.

Yemen's Socotra archipelago awaits ecotourists

With its lush landscape, distinctive trees, unique animals and turquoise waters 扑克王游戏下载home to dolphins, Yemen is hoping its Socotra archipelago will become a dream destination despite the country's nightmarish conflict.

Love on the rocks: Inside China's marriage counselling boom

From a small office in Shanghai, marriage counsellor Zhu Shenyong livestreams advice over several phones simultaneously to an attentive audience keen to save their relationships.On his wall hangs the mantra: "Let there be no bad marriages under heaven....

CDC — Relaxing COVID-19 precautions not a good idea right now

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said Monday that she's worried the United States could see "another avoidable surge" of Covid-19 if mitigation measures are not followed.

AstraZeneca hails US trials as EU rows with UK over supplies

Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said Monday that trials showed its Covid-19 vaccine is 100 percent effective in preventing severe disease, as a row simmered between Britain and the EU over much-needed supplies of the jab.

Op-Ed: Cults queue up to replace QAnon – More fodder for fools

Running out of conspiracy theories? Lost without some fictional drivel? Need another useless loser to replace whatever you “believed” in? Good news – More vermin are coming to give your second by second fix of BS.

What's happening today with N.B.'s mystery neurological disease

Experts in brain diseases say there are many unanswered questions about a possible degenerative neurological syndrome recently disclosed by New Brunswick health officials. Many people are worried and want to know how concerned they need to be.

Clinical trials are adapating with new tech in the COVID era

The coronavirus pandemic has driven many healthcare and pharmaceutical companies to explore novel ways to continue to develop clinical trials for the evaluation of new medicines. This includes digital tools.

Philippines shuts churches, curbs travel as virus surges

Churches in Manila will be closed, eating inside restaurants banned and leisure travel outside the Philippine capital curbed under new coronavirus rules unveiled Sunday as the country battles a resurgence in infections.

London woman turns lockdown loaves into bakery success

When Britain first entered lockdown in March last year, Sophia Sutton-Jones decided to try making sourdough bread. A year later, she is running her own popular bakery."I'd always thought about it, but I never had the courage to do it," she told AFP.

COVID-19 variant first identified in UK a growing threat in US

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government’s leading infectious disease expert, warned that the UK variant of the coronavirus could account for up to 30 percent of infections in the U.S.

Do not drink 'Real Water' — linked to liver failure in five kids

Federal health officials are warning people not to drink Real Water brand alkaline water as the product may be linked to liver failure in five children in the Las Vegas, Nevada area.

Pakistan PM Imran Khan tests positive for Covid-19

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday, officials said, just two days after he received his first vaccination against the disease.

U.S. announces revised rules for post-COVID vaccination Special

The U.S. CDC has announced new guidance for the rules post-vaccine administration, in terms of size of groups and masks. These differ to the rules in place for other nations.

UK PM receives first dose of AstraZeneca vaccine

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday received a first dose of AstraZeneca's Covid vaccine, at the London hospital where he fought for his life almost a year ago, assuring the public the jab is safe."I literally did not feel a thing.

New Brunswick health officials investigating 'unknown disease'

Doctors in New Brunswick are being told to be on the lookout for symptoms of an unknown neurological disease that appears to be a new condition found only in the province and is believed to be linked to environmental causes.

France recommends AstraZeneca jab for over-55s only

France's health regulator recommended Friday that only people aged 55 and over be administered AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine due to reports of blood clots, while giving the green light to resume its use after a brief suspension.

Social media taps into nostalgia, but is this a good thing?

Social media companies are tapping into one of the senses of malaise stemming from the coronavirus pandemic, which is connected to feelings of nostalgia. While looking back can be positive, too much sentimentality can lead to negative feelings of worth.

How to improve your mental wellbeing during COVID-19 Special

Levels of unhappiness appear to have increased through the pandemic. This is partly a matter of perception and a leading psychologist explains how, with coaching, people can be nudged into thinking more positively.

Paris enters new lockdown as Europe resumes AstraZeneca jabs

A third of France's population was under a new partial lockdown Saturday to stop the spread of Covid-19, as some European countries resumed AstraZeneca vaccinations following an all-clear from EU regulators and the WHO.

Parisians flee capital as new lockdown looms

Parisians packed inter-city trains leaving the capital on Friday hours ahead of a new lockdown in the French capital imposed to combat a surge in coronavirus infections.

New COVID variant found in Brittany in western France

A new Covid-19 variant is spreading in the French region of Brittany, where several patients developed tell-tale symptoms but tested negative for the virus.

For Madrid's trees, record snowfall leaves deep wounds

High among the treetops the sound of a chainsaw rings out and a huge branch comes crashing down as Madrid's forestry engineers move from tree to tree, repairing the damage from the record snowfall seen in January.

EU health agency to rule on troubled AstraZeneca jab

Europe's medical regulator is set to give its verdict on the safety of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Thursday, following a chaotic few weeks that has seen nations suspend its use over blood clot fears.

Infected by Covid, Colombian doctor stared death in the face

Colombian doctor Norberto Medina has lived all facets of the coronavirus epidemic.He has seen patients die and nursed others back to health.

Luxury oasis draws elite Saudis locked in by pandemic

Well-heeled Saudis frolic in an artificial oasis built on salmon-coloured dunes, splashing the cash after a year-long pandemic lock-in that dovetails with efforts to discourage citizens from splurging overseas.

COVID variants detected in California now 'variants of concern'

Two lineages of a coronavirus variant first detected in California have been classified as "variant of concern" (VOC) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,

EU proposes vaccine pass to help save tourism

The EU will unveil Wednesday a proposed European vaccine pass to ease travel, an idea pushed by tourist hotspots such as Greece that are desperate to save their crippled economies.

New era beckons for Cuba, without a Castro in power

Cuba will emerge from the April congress of its all-powerful Communist Party without a Castro at the helm for the first time in over 60 years.

Current Ebola crisis originated from a five year carrier

The current Ebola virus crisis striking parts of Africa dates back to a strain of the virus last recorded five years ago. It appears that this viral strain sat dormant in an individual until triggering multiple infections.

AstraZeneca fears fuel vaccine scepticism in Ukraine

Ukraine's inoculation drive has already been plagued by problems and now faces an alarming new roadblock: vaccine scepticism, fuelled by reports of side effects from AstraZeneca's jab.Even hospital workers are not immune to the jitters.

China to issue visas to foreigners who have taken Chinese jab

China is poised to ease border restrictions to allow some foreigners -- including from the US, India and Australia -- back in, provided they have taken a Chinese-made Covid-19 vaccine.

High pollen counts can raise your COVID-19 risk

Exposure to pollen can raise your risk of developing COVID-19, and it isn’t just a problem for people with allergies, new research released March 9 shows.

Major European nations suspend use of AstraZeneca vaccine

The number of countries that have suspended the use of AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine continues to grow as Germany, France, and Italy on Monday became the latest additions to the list.

World awaits China Covid origins report

The much-anticipated report from the international mission to Wuhan to investigate Covid-19's origins is set to be published this week, following intense US and Chinese pressure over its contents.

Spring break and COVID-19 may end up being a very bad idea

Spring break time is here, and already, beaches in Florida are packed. While COVID-19 infection numbers are down, US health officials say how Americans act in the coming weeks could help determine how the pandemic will unfold.

Fauci: US weighs 3-foot distancing rule, a major change

The United States' top pandemic advisor said Sunday that ities were considering cutting social distancing rules to three feet (one meter), a move that would change a key tenet of the global fight against Covid-19.
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