Covid-19




News24.com | ACSA builds defence against pandemic resurgence

Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) is looking to generate more income from hotels and land, win service contracts and boost cargo revenue to prepare for a potential fresh wave of Covid-19 infection… [+1795 chars]... read more (News24)



Olympic gold medallist Schauffele pumped for Zozo Championship in Japan

American Xander Schauffele returns this week for the Zozo Championship in Japan nearly two and half months after winning the gold medal at the Tokyo Games and the 27-year-old said he is looking to gr… [+1569 chars]... read more (CNA)



Olympic gold medallist Schauffele pumped for Zozo Championship in Japan - Reuters

Oct 15, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Xander Schauffele hits on the first fairway during the second round of the CJ Cup golf tournament at The Summit Club. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY … [+1836 chars]... read more (Reuters)



Covid-19: Police issue infringment notices to North Shore partygoers

Six infringement notices have been issued to people who attended a North Shore house party by police. Officers visited a property in Redvale, Albany, shortly after 4am on Sunday, when they found mo… [+1095 chars]... read more (Stuff.co.nz)



Biden focuses on climate, families in trimmed $2T plan

WASHINGTON (AP) Scaling down his build back better plans, President Joe Biden has described a more limited vision to Democratic lawmakers of a $2 trillion government-overhaul package with at least $5… [+6710 chars]... read more (Toronto Star)



MAGA rapper's 'Let's Go Brandon!' goes from social media meme to the top of the iTunes charts

A MAGA rapper's anti-Joe Biden song, inspired by the "Let's Go Brandon!' meme, hit the top of the iTunes hip-hop charts.  The song, performed by New Jersey-based Trump supporter Loza Alexander, was … [+2771 chars]... read more (Daily Mail)



San Francisco In-N-Out Forced to Close After Not Enforcing Vaccination Checks

Skip to comments. San Francisco In-N-Out Forced to Close After Not Enforcing Vaccination ChecksNewsweak.com ^ | 10/19/2021 | ANDREW STANTON Posted on 10/19/2021 9:10:22 PM PDT by Beave Meister… [+2344 chars]... read more (Freerepublic.com)



Covid-19: 11 charts show where the vaccine programme is after Super Saturday

Super Saturday saw about 2.5 per cent of Kiwis getting a jab, easily breaking the previous record for highest doses in a day. But in the days since, the vaccine rate has lagged. Henry Cooke and Kate … [+7702 chars]... read more (Stuff.co.nz)



Vaccinated Fox News Anchor Neil Cavuto tests positive for Covid…

Skip to comments. Vaccinated Fox News Anchor Neil Cavuto tests positive for CovidCitizen Free Press ^ | 10/19/2021 Posted on 10/19/2021 9:10:10 PM PDT by SeekAndFind Fox News anchor Neil Cavuto … [+3527 chars]... read more (Freerepublic.com)



Ganesha Ecosphere and Applied DNA to Deploy CertainT® Platform to Secure Recycled Polyester Supply Chain

STONY BROOK, N.Y. & KANPUR, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: APDN) (Applied DNA or the Company), a leader in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)-based DNA manufacturing and… [+6711 chars]... read more (Business Wire)



Deenova Keeps Trouncing its competitors in France’s Unit Dose Pharmacy Automation Market

MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Deenova announced today it continues its record-breaking market momentum started during Covid-19, by winning 2 mechatronic competitive public tenders this Summer for a total o… [+3024 chars]... read more (Business Wire)



The world plans to produce far more fossil fuel than it should to stay under dangerous climate limits, UN says

New York (CNN Business)Ahead of a critical global climate conference in November, a UN report released Wednesday shows that many of the world's largest fossil fuel producers are still planning to ram… [+5435 chars]... read more (CNN)



Netflix September quarter earnings get a ‘Squid Game’ boost

Los Angeles | Bengaluru:Netflix Inc.'s global sensation Squid Game helped lure more new customers than expected, the world's largest streaming service said on Tuesday as it predicted a packed lineup … [+3312 chars]... read more (The Times of India)



Vietnam PM promises economy will rebound from Covid-19 hit

HANOI: Vietnam's exports are likely to rise 10.7% in 2021, with annual inflation expected below 4%, Vietnamese Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinhsaid on Wednesday, promising lawmakers that economic reviv… [+1530 chars]... read more (Bangkok Post)



Charles Barkley Says He's 'Proud of the Nets' for Benching Kyrie Irving

Charles Barkley said he was "proud of" the Brooklyn Nets for benching Kyrie Irving over his refusal to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Barkley is pictured during an event in Camden, New Jersey on September… [+2783 chars]... read more (Newsweek)



Lowry: Hypersonic missiles change the superpower game

The Biden administration is hesitant to call our competition with China a new Cold War, even though Beijing has zero qualms about making the parallels with our decades-long struggle with the Soviet U… [+3285 chars]... read more (Boston Herald)



Ferriabough Bolling: Anti-vax hecklers can’t harm Powell’s 4-star memory

Secretary of State Colin Powell — the first Black man to hold the position, the first Black national security adviser and first Black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff — this four-star general wh… [+2845 chars]... read more (Boston Herald)



Doctor Explains How You Can Use an Antidote After Forced COVID Jabs

Skip to comments. Doctor Explains How You Can Use an Antidote After Forced COVID JabsPrincipia Scientific International ^ | October 19, 2021 | meganredshaw.substack.com Posted on 10/19/2021 9:0… [+6130 chars]... read more (Freerepublic.com)



Dozens Of Top Nuclear Scientists With “Highest Security Clearances” Being Fired From Los Alamos Lab After Vax Mandate

Skip to comments. Dozens Of Top Nuclear Scientists With Highest Security Clearances Being Fired From Los Alamos Lab After Vax MandateLibertarian Hub ^ | 10/19/2021 | Tyler Durden Posted on 10/1… [+4620 chars]... read more (Freerepublic.com)



Why activism needs to be part of any meaningful climate education

Simply teaching kids about the science of the climate crisis isnt enough. To prevent feelings of disempowerment, they need to see how they can make a meaningful impact. By Nick Engelfried | – Last … [+14304 chars]... read more (Juancole.com)



Report to urge charges against Brazil’s leader over pandemic

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) Brazilians will turn their focus on Wednesday to the Senate, where a report six months in the making will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for … [+4417 chars]... read more (Toronto Star)



Boris Johnson declared the pandemic all but over. Now UK cases are soaring

London (CNN)Last December, as the first of several worrying Covid-19 variants ripped through the United Kingdom, Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the unwelcome decision to cancel Christmas plans for… [+9803 chars]... read more (CNN)



French photographer Romain Veillon captures photos of abandoned places taken over by nature

A French photographer has captured hauntingly beautiful pictures that showcase abandoned theme parks, homes, and churches worldwide that have slowly been taken over by nature. Romain Veillon, from P… [+3926 chars]... read more (Daily Mail)



CNYA: Gain Diversification Through MSCI China A-Shares

Hung_Chung_Chih/iStock via Getty Images Investment thesis In my last article on BlackRock’s (BLK) iShares MSCI Hong Kong ETF (EWH), I had one of my readers commenting that he did not want to make … [+13705 chars]... read more (Seeking Alpha)



'Could have been worse': Courtney Duncan relieved to be in WMX championship lead following dramatic crash

A battered and bruised Courtney Duncan needed two pain-killing injections before riding to a gutsy and critical round victory with a fractured finger in Spain at the weekend. The two-time reigning c… [+3462 chars]... read more (Stuff.co.nz)



Report to urge charges against Brazil's leader over pandemic

Brazilians will turn their focus on Wednesday to the Senate where a report six months in the making will recommend President Jair Bolsonaro be indicted on criminal charges for allegedly bungling the … [+4406 chars]... read more (Independent)



Atlas Arteria (ASX:ALX) share price gains on revenue update

The Atlas Arteria Group(ASX: ALX) share price is in the green following the company’s quarterly traffic and revenue update. Over the 3 months ended 30 September, the company experienced its busiest … [+2062 chars]... read more (Motley Fool Australia)



COVID-19 Vaccine Tracker: Over 41.36 lakh jabs given on October 19, India closes in on 100 crore shots

India administered more than 41.36 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses in the last 24 hours, taking the vaccination count to over 99.12 crore, inching close to the 100-crore mark, the Union Health Ministry u… [+4539 chars]... read more (Moneycontrol)