Steve March 1, 2021

By Rachel SchraerHealth reporter image copyrightGetty Images School staff do not have a markedly higher risk of infection than other working-age adults, a study suggests. The number of staff testing positive for Covid antibodies increased by a similar percentage to their peers while schools were fully open. Experts described the findings as “very reassuring”, and […]

Steve March 1, 2021

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Series: Coronavirus The U.S. Response to COVID-19 It’s a fact that simply being eligible for a vaccine in America doesn’t mean that you can instantly get one. Yet the ability to get […]

Steve March 1, 2021

All three of the US-approved jabs are ‘really quite good’, the top US infectious disease official says. Dr Anthony Fauci, the US’s top infectious disease official, is encouraging Americans to accept any of the three available COVID-19 vaccines, including the newly approved Johnson & Johnson shot. The US government authorised Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose COVID-19 […]

Steve March 1, 2021

More than 100 governments and donors will take part in a virtual donor conference as UN hopes to raise $3.85bn to prevent large-scale famine. The United Nations has said it hopes to raise $3.85bn to prevent large-scale famine in Yemen, warning that life in the war-ravaged nation was unbearable, with children enduring a “special kind […]

Steve March 1, 2021

DEVELOPING STORY Police spokesperson says operation ongoing at Spanish football club, several arrests made. A police operation is ongoing at Barcelona football club and several arrests have been made, a police spokesperson said. “We are in the process of carrying out an operation right now with agents of the financial crimes unit,” a police spokesman […]

Steve March 1, 2021

Czech police and military forces have set up 500 checkpoints across the country to enforce new strict limits on free movement By KAREL JANICEK Associated Press March 1, 2021, 8:14 PM • 3 min read PRAGUE — Police and military forces in the Czech Republic set up 500 checkpoints across the country as one of […]

Steve March 1, 2021

Nepal has had a successful start of its COVID-19 vaccination campaign, but authorities are worried about future supplies as the country competes with other nations for much-sought vaccines produced by a handful of manufacturers By BINAJ GURUBACHARYA Associated Press March 1, 2021, 12:00 PM • 3 min read KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal has had a […]

Steve March 1, 2021

Rosamund Pike, lesbian icon, said she is “savouring every minute” of her new title after winning a Golden Globe for her starring role in I Care A Lot. Sunday night’s (28 February) Golden Globes ceremony saw celebrities appear at the awards remotely, with some in black tie and others in pyjamas. Pike accepted the award for […]

Steve March 1, 2021

By: Alyssa Wilson Black actors won several awards at the 2021 Golden Globes on Sunday held virtually due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The organization responsible for nominations, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, was harshly criticized for its lack of Black members, according to the New York Times. As Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened […]

Steve March 1, 2021

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that some of his behavior toward women was inappropriate and seen as “unwanted flirtation,” his latest acknowledgment of the sexual harassment allegations against him. “I now understand that my interactions may have been insensitive or too personal and that some of my comments, given my position, made others feel […]

Steve March 1, 2021

LONDON — Prince Harry’s biggest fear before leaving the royal family was “history repeating itself” over the intense scrutiny faced by his late mother, Princess Diana, according to a clip released ahead of a hotly anticipated interview with Oprah Winfrey. The interview, schedule to air this Sunday, will be the couple’s first lengthy interview since […]

Steve March 1, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court takes up a court fight Tuesday over voting rights in the battleground state of Arizona, and the outcome may affect how the nation’s courts resolve clashes over election laws in dozens of other states. The case also will be a test of one of the most important civil rights laws […]

Steve March 1, 2021

Patients at the 64 clinics are men and women of all ages. Some had to be hospitalized with Covid-19, while many others never became that sick during their acute infection. The majority are coping with a wide range of lingering symptoms, including life-altering fatigue, ongoing shortness of breath, headaches, even hair loss. NIH researchers hope […]