French teachers go on strike over pandemic treatment

French teachers go on strike over pandemic treatment

PARIS – Less than two weeks after the start of the winter term, French teachers are already exhausted by the pressure of increasing COVID-19 cases. On Thursday, French teachers staged a nationwide strike organized by teachers’ unions to protest virus-linked class disruptions and ever-changing isolation rules. France is at the epicenter of Europe’s current battle … Read more

Djokovic in Australian Open draw despite visa uncertainty

Djokovic in Australian Open draw despite visa uncertainty

Novak Djokovic at least knows who he will face in the first round of his Australian Open title defense – if he plays with Because of JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer 13. January 2022, 08:49 • 4 min reading Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article MELBOURNE, Australia – Novak Djokovic now knows he will … Read more

When am I infected or infected with omicron?

When am I infected or infected with omicron?

It is not yet clear when people infected with omicron become infected, but it may be earlier than previous variants. Because of MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health Writer 12. January 2022, 18:57 • 3 min read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article When am I infected or infected with omicron? It is not yet clear, … Read more

Is the party for Boris Johnson over? – POLITICS

Is the party for Boris Johnson over?  – POLITICS

Press play to listen to this article LONDON – It was easy to look at Boris Johnson’s disgraceful performance in the House of Commons on Wednesday and conclude that his days are numbered. For weeks, the British prime minister has been under increasing pressure following a tsunami of allegations that Downing Street staff – and … Read more

Isolation exemptions for essential workers extended

Isolation exemptions for essential workers extended

Isolation exemptions for essential workers have been extended in an attempt to address the growing crisis in the supply chain plaguing the country. The changes announced by the National Cabinet on Thursday afternoon will show that a number of sectors may return to their workplaces sooner if they are COVID-negative and asymptomatic. The exemption extensions … Read more

British virus hunting laboratories seek to strengthen the global variant network

LONDON – The air conditioners are constantly humming in the laboratory at the Wellcome Sanger Institute, counteracting the heat from rows of high-tech sequencing machines working seven days a week analyzing the genetic material of COVID-19 cases from across the UK The laboratory is an example of how British scientists have industrialized the process of … Read more

Pedro Sanchez calls for COVID to be treated as an ‘endemic disease’

Pedro Sanchez calls for COVID to be treated as an ‘endemic disease’

Spanish leader Pedro Sanchez has insisted it is time to start treating COVID-19 as an “endemic disease” like the flu. “It’s a necessary debate. Science has given us the answer to protect ourselves,” the 49-year-old Prime Minister told radio station Cadena Ser on Monday, according to Bloomberg. Sanchez cited the declining death toll amid growing … Read more

‘It was a fight’ Only 19% of children aged 5 to 11 vaccinated – Sacramento schools hit – ABC10

‘It was a fight’ Only 19% of children aged 5 to 11 vaccinated – Sacramento schools hit – ABC10

‘It was a fight’ Only 19% of children aged 5 to 11 vaccinated – Sacramento schools hitABC 10 Low rates of vaccination for children against COVID-19 called a ‘good punch’Yahoo News Youth vaccine ratesNBC4 Columbus Vaccination rates are set as COVID-19 cases fluctuate in the Southern TierWETM – MyTwinTiers.com See full coverage on Google News … Read more

7 questions you will be asked in a pandemic job interview (and how to answer them)

7 questions you will be asked in a pandemic job interview (and how to answer them)

Looking for a new job? If you are interviewing for a new role or expecting to be in the near future, you may already be apprehensive about being grilled by your potential new boss. And do not forget that the pandemic has changed the kinds of questions employers ask during the recruitment process. Handy, Jobs … Read more

‘Canadians should not forget this’

‘Canadians should not forget this’

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