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The top U.S. infectious disease expert said Sunday that President-elect Joe Biden’s ambitious plan to inoculate 100 million people with the COVID vaccine in the first 100 days of his presidency “is absolutely a doable thing.” Speaking on NBC Television’s “Meet the Press,” Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said that with the current vaccines and additional vaccines scheduled to come to market soon, combined with adherence to wearing masks and observing social distancing, he believes the U.S. could be in “good shape.” Currently, the U.S.
The Center for Biological Diversity filed a rulemaking petition today asking the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife to add mink to the state’s prohibited species list. The petition follows Tuesday’s announcement that two of three trapped mink believed to have escaped from a quarantined, 12,000-animal mink fur-farming operation have tested positive for COVID-19 and that the virus continues to spread within the facility. Adding mink to the prohibited species list would prohibit the possession of live mink in Oregon unless a facility can demonstrate that it can prevent escapes, minimize the spread of disease, and take good care of the animals.
A total of 22 Danish badminton players who are playing at the YONEX Thailand Open Super tournament these days are struggling with Thailand’s strict Covid-19 restrictions. In an interview with TV2, the Danish group describes the Thai authorities’ measures as extreme and not something that would ever be allowed in the west. The players are…Read more →
Almost a month after the European Union approved the first safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 developed by BioNTech and Pfizer, thousands of Europeans have taken at least their first jab of the COVID-19 vaccine. Other world countries, including Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain have started vaccinating their citizens, while others are set […]
What happens when municipalities in the Copenhagen area experience a COVID-19 flare-up? Would closing the schools have any effect, or would a better choice be directing the parents to work from home? Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, authorities worldwide have several times implemented steps to keep the pandemic in check.
IN THIS HOUR: Joe Murray is broadcasting from the Town Fair Tires Studios in Dorchester. Fred & Rich are broadcasting remotely. The Buffalo Bills will administer COVID-19 tests in their parking lots as they prepare for Saturday's playoff game against the Colts. Fred is rooting for Tom Brady to lose. Joe throws Dan O’Brien under…
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Denmark leads the way when it comes to putting zero-emission urban buses on the streets in Europe, with 78% of new vehicles being electric, according to the latest data from green NGO Transport & Environment. In Luxembourg and the Netherlands about two-thirds of new buses were zero-emissions. T&E said other...
France’s government will continue to tighten its border restrictions with countries outside of the European Union, including the United Kingdom, in a bid to stop the spread of new contagious strains of the Coronavirus pandemic, the country’s government has announced. French Prime Minister Jean Castex announced that all persons arriving in France from non-EU countries […]
According to a 32-nation study in December, China, Vietnam, and Denmark had the highest levels of Covid-19 vaccine acceptance. The survey was done across 32 countries with almost 27,000 respondents and coordinated by the Milan-based Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research (WIN). Polling firm Taloustutkimus carried out the Finnish part of the survey. Vietnam, China,…Read more →
Citizens of all countries have been banned from entering Denmark from January 9 until January 18, as part of the country’s efforts to prevent the further spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, precisely due to the new mutation of the virus found in Britain and some other countries. In addition, Denmark’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has […]
The Danish Refugee Council is providing emergency relief to the hundreds of migrants stranded at the former Lipa camp in north-western Bosnia. The organization's secretary general, Charlotte Slente, says EU migration policy is partly to blame for the crisis.
The onset of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic led to severe restrictions on public mobility and interaction, national or state-wide lockdowns, school and workplace closures, and curfews. The result was widespread economic hardship, in addition to the toll on health.
Sweden’s Government has introduced several amendments to the ban on entry which has been previously imposed on citizens of the United Kingdom and Denmark, in a bid to stop the spread of new variants of the Coronavirus pandemic, also detected in several other world countries. Based on the Government’s statement, the amendments have been made […]
PARIS (AP) — Across Europe and beyond, countries have a patchwork of curfews and lockdowns of varying strictness to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Here, at a glance, are the measures in place in the European Union's 27 member nations and some neighboring countries: Austria: In a third lockdown. Leaving home only allowed for work, medical visits, exercise, groceries. No overnight curfew. Belgium: 10 p. m. to 6 a. m. curfew in French-speaking regions; midnight to 5 a. m.
COVID-19 vaccine passports may soon become a reality for [all] Europeans, including Danish citizens after Denmark’s Ministry of Health and the Elderly recently announced that it is working on a “vaccine passport” for Danish travellers, which will soon be available. The Ministry has confirmed for DR News that it is working on a document that […]
The organisers of the Copenhagen International Fashion Fair (CIFF) have been forced to cancel the February edition of the event, but say plans are in place to launch an online platform to inform and connect fashion professionals across the globe. related to Apparel, Fibres & fabrics, Sourcing,
The World Health Organization warns the European region is probably in the most acute phase of COVID-19 transmission and drastic measures must be taken to control the spread of the pandemic. More than 26 million cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the European region, including over 580,000 deaths. The World Health Organization reports levels of transmission remain extremely high.