Reddit r/HermanCainAward posts stories of anti-vaxxers dying of Covid

Reddit r/HermanCainAward posts stories of anti-vaxxers dying of Covid

Sarah Ostrowski was convinced to finally get vaccinated after reading numerous stories on Reddit’s r/HermanCainAward of unvaccinated people dying from Covid-19.Courtesy of Sarah OstrowskiFor most of the pandemic, Sarah Ostrowski went to her full-time gas station job in Indiana, accepting the risk of being unvaccinated. Many times a day she interacted with customers and even … Read more

Chicago Launches Series of COVID Vaccine Clinics to Boost City’s Vaccination Numbers – NBC Chicago

Chicago Launches Series of COVID Vaccine Clinics to Boost City’s Vaccination Numbers – NBC Chicago

The city of Chicago is stepping up its efforts to boost COVID vaccination numbers before the end of the year, and numerous local organizations are hosting vaccine drives in the coming week. The drives are part of a new initiative called “Project Chicago 77,” which is aiming to ensure that at least 77% of Chicago … Read more

Congress needs to step up on crypto, or Biden might crush it

Congress needs to step up on crypto, or Biden might crush it

Recent developments both domestically and abroad have finally catalyzed the Biden administration to take the long-delayed step of engaging on the many regulatory issues surrounding cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.One of the most promising economic innovations since the internet, the market cap of cryptocurrencies is now over $2 trillion and there is a growing consensus that … Read more

Packers elevate WR Juwann Winfree for gameday as COVID-19 replacement

Packers elevate WR Juwann Winfree for gameday as COVID-19 replacement

The Green Bay Packers elevated WR Juwann Winfree (juh-wann) from the practice squad to the active roster for gameday as a COVID-19 replacement. The transaction was announced Saturday by General Manager Brian Gutekunst. Packers T Dennis Kelly (back) has been downgraded to OUT for Sunday’s game against Chicago, and will not travel with the team. … Read more

COVID symptoms: How many COVID survivors suffer side effects/

COVID symptoms: How many COVID survivors suffer side effects/

A new study suggests that more than half of COVID-19 survivors end up with long-term symptoms of the coronavirus. Researchers reviewed 57 studies that included more than 250,000 unvaccinated adults and children who were infected with the coronavirus from December 2019 to March 2021. Patients were reviewed one month after infection, two to five months … Read more

Bitcoin entering final stage of major bull trend, crypto analyst says

Bitcoin entering final stage of major bull trend, crypto analyst says

Trader and cryptocurrency analyst Alessio Rastani believes Bitcoin (BTC) is entering the final stage of the current bull market, which will propel the leading cryptocurrency to a $100,000 price target. To explain his prediction, Rastani cited the Elliott Wave Theory, which divides upward price trends into five waves. Rastani believes we have entered the final wave … Read more

Moderna COVID vaccine booster shot gets an early thumbs up, but it’s not a done deal. What to know

Moderna COVID vaccine booster shot gets an early thumbs up, but it's not a done deal. What to know

Moderna’s COVID-19 booster shot isn’t approved yet. Sarah Tew/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO and CDC websites. The Food and Drug Administration hasn’t given the Moderna booster shot approval yet, but a Thursday recommendation by an independent advisory committee for the FDA is a promising start. … Read more

After Surviving the Crypto Wave for a Decade, Where is Litecoin Headed?

After Surviving the Crypto Wave for a Decade, Where is Litecoin Headed?

by Shivani Muthyala October 16, 2021 Litecoin is a cryptocurrency that was up by more than 140% the previous year. But now when we take a look at LTC, it is one of the fastest-growing coins until May this year, but with the external factors colliding the situation has drastically changed. Litecoin prices have been … Read more

Britain records 43,423 new COVID cases, 148 deaths

Britain records 43,423 new COVID cases, 148 deaths

Health workers and volunteers handle lateral flow test samples and record results as students take coronavirus disease (COVID-19) tests at Harris Academy Beckenham, March 5, 2021. REUTERS/Toby MelvilleLONDON, Oct 16 (Reuters) – Britain reported 43,423 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, government statistics showed, with the total number of cases recorded between Oct. 10 and Oct. … Read more

Covid ‘vaxathon’: over 2.5% of New Zealanders get jabbed in one day | Coronavirus

New Zealand’s “Super Saturday” of Covid vaccinations has proved a hit, with more than 2.5% of the population responding to the call to get jabbed on a single day.The prime minister, Jacinda Ardern, set an ambitious goal of administering 100,000 shots on the day, aiming to push vaccination rates towards her 90% goal.But New Zealanders … Read more

Could Stablecoins Topple the Crypto Industry?

Could Stablecoins Topple the Crypto Industry?

Image source: Getty Images It could be said that Tether (USDT) has been crypto’s dirty secret for several years. Like other stablecoins, it avoids the volatility of ordinary cryptocurrencies by pegging its value to another commodity — in this case, the U.S. dollar. Crypto traders use stablecoins to move in and out of crypto positions … Read more

County-by-county look at COVID-19 in Virginia; which areas saw biggest jumps Friday, Oct. 15, 2021

County-by-county look at COVID-19 in Virginia; which areas saw biggest jumps Friday, Oct. 15, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. — The health department reported 14,779 more people tested positive for COVID-19 out of the +238,872 total tests processed over the past week. That brings Virginia’s total number of coronavirus cases to 902,938.As of Friday’s update, 37,767 (+503 from the Friday before) people had been hospitalized and 13,391 (+316) people had died as … Read more

Chingari Launches $Gari Crypto Token, NFT Marketplace in India With Actor Salman Khan as Brand Ambassador

Chingari Launches $Gari Crypto Token, NFT Marketplace in India With Actor Salman Khan as Brand Ambassador

$Gari, an indigenous cryptocurrency token, was launched in India on Saturday. The crypto token, launched by Chingari — a made-in-India short video app — is also launching its own NFT marketplace. $Gari will have Bollywood actor Salman Khan as its brand ambassador, who was also present at its launch event in Mumbai. The crypto token … Read more

The Children Who Lost a Parent to COVID-19

The Children Who Lost a Parent to COVID-19

Throughout the pandemic, media outlets and online dashboards have provided constant updates on the number of people who have died from COVID-19. Far less prominent—but just as striking—are the tallies of those left behind.According to an estimate published recently in the journal Pediatrics, at least 140,000 American children had lost a parent or caregiver because … Read more

‘Uncomfortably high level’ of Covid-19 cases

'Uncomfortably high level' of Covid-19 cases

Health Service Executive Chief Clinical Officer Dr Colm Henry has said while there is an “uncomfortably high level of cases” of Covid recorded each day, they are not converting “as badly as they previously did” into hospitalisations. Speaking on RTÉ’s Brendan O’Connor, he said the risk of Covid-19 cases translating into hospitalisations has “greatly weakened”. … Read more

Crypto Breaks $2.5 Trillion As Bulls Predict A ‘Ludicrously Strong’ Bitcoin And Ethereum Price Rally

Crypto Breaks $2.5 Trillion As Bulls Predict A ‘Ludicrously Strong’ Bitcoin And Ethereum Price Rally

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have surged this week as expectations the U.S. regulator will green light a bitcoin futures exchange-traded fund (ETF) have soared. The bitcoin price smashed through $60,000 per bitcoin, hitting highs of almost $63,000 yesterday before falling back slightly and pushing the combined cryptocurrency market to over $2.5 trillion—returning to its May … Read more

Covid 19 coronavirus Delta variant: Super Saturday Vaxathon vaccination drive sees record numbers jabbed

Covid 19 coronavirus Delta variant: Super Saturday Vaxathon vaccination drive sees record numbers jabbed

Watch: Kiwis have smashed the government’s ‘Super Saturday’ goal of 100,000 vaccine doses today – and Auckland should hit the 90 per cent first-dose target in the next five days.Finally we can say it, Aotearoa.Hooray for high numbers.On Saturday almost 130,000 Kiwis joined Team Jabbed when they took a wee needle in the arm and … Read more

4 Crypto Influencers Share Their Top Utility Coin and Explain Why

4 Crypto Influencers Share Their Top Utility Coin and Explain Why

Altcoins that spiked by more than a million percent two years ago are almost unheard of today.  Whether that experience will repeat itself remains to be seen.  Regardless of the uncertainty, crypto influencers each have a favorite pick that they believe in. Investing in cryptocurrencies isn’t like investing in stocks. There aren’t many analysts from … Read more

Long Covid: what are you entitled to if you can’t work in the UK? | Long Covid

Since falling ill with Covid-19 in March 2020, Sara Hawthorn, 38, has been experiencing extreme fatigue and other problems, such as trouble concentrating and brain fog.“I can’t work or focus,” says Hawthorn, who lives in Leeds and runs her own PR agency. “I’m constantly forgetting. I can’t trust my brain.”Hawthorn at first tried to conserve … Read more

The responsibility behind a crypto lender’s asset listing

The responsibility behind a crypto lender’s asset listing

Crypto lenders are the institutions situated between consumers and the untamed, blockchain-based, and often unregulated space of cryptocurrencies. As such, they are in a peculiar position when it comes to responsibility towards their customers and the assets for which they provide services. Consequently, when choosing which currencies to support, lenders lead a delicate dance of … Read more

NCOC eases Covid-induced restrictions

One-day weekly closure of businesses ends, shrines, cinemas open for vaccinated people ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) eased some of the coronavirus-induced restrictions nationwide, in the wake of fall in the number of new cases of Covid-19, and the stepped-up vaccination campaign. On account of a low-risk outlook of the disease, the … Read more

Coinbase Reverses Its 2018 Testimony To Congress, Argues For One Crypto Regulator

Coinbase Reverses Its 2018 Testimony To Congress, Argues For One Crypto Regulator

Yesterday, Coinbase released a Digital Asset Policy Proposal that includes a vision of a regulatory environment for digital assets, including a new designated federal regulator for cryptocurrency. Faryar Shirzad, the new Chief Policy Officer at Coinbase who joined as of May of 2021, is the author of the document and previously co-led Government Affairs for … Read more

Washington State trooper who died of COVID hadn’t been vaccinated yet, family says

Washington State trooper who died of COVID hadn’t been vaccinated yet, family says

By Seattle Times staff reporter Washington State Patrol Trooper Eric Gunderson, who died from COVID-19 at age 38 last month, was unvaccinated but likely would have gotten a vaccine this fall, family members said in a statement Friday. Gunderson was best known for leading the State Patrol’s part of the Amtrak 501 investigation, when a … Read more

Northern Territory Covid: ‘Nightmare choices’ facing the Top End

Northern Territory Covid: ‘Nightmare choices’ facing the Top End

One part of Australia was ridiculed for bringing in some of the toughest Covid rules in the world, but they’re on the edge of a disaster if the virus gets in.This week, the Northern Territory attracted global attention as it unveiled some of the most stringent Covid-19 vaccine rules on the planet.Conservative commentators around the … Read more

Estonia Considers Revoking Crypto Licenses as Government Mulls Tougher Regulations – Regulation Bitcoin News

Estonia Considers Revoking Crypto Licenses as Government Mulls Tougher Regulations

Authorities in Estonia are working on new legislation expected to stiffen the rules for the country’s cryptocurrency sector. The Baltic nation’s regulator for the industry is considering whether to revoke previously issued crypto licenses and restart authorization from scratch. Licensed Crypto Companies Register Millions in Turnover, Estonia Gets Little With only around 1.3 million people, … Read more

Still Early but Crypto Can Be Used for Oil Trade Settlements, Store of Value – Economics Bitcoin News

Putin: Still Early but Crypto Can Be Used for Oil Trade Settlements, Store of Value

Accusing the U.S. of undermining the dollar through money printing and sanctions policy, President Vladimir Putin has admitted that cryptocurrency can be utilized for settlements in the future, although it’s too early to do that in oil trade. While noting that it lacks backing, the Russian leader assumed crypto could be used to store value … Read more

One dies of Covid-19, 60 cases in twin cities

One dies of Covid-19, 60 cases in twin cities

Islamabad: One more patient from Islamabad Capital Territory died of coronavirus illness, COVID-19 in the last 24 hours taking the death toll from the federal capital to 936 while a total of 60 new patients have been reported positive for the illness from ICT and Rawalpindi district taking tally from the region to 142,187.Data collected … Read more

Queensland records no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 as Bunnings vaccination clinics open

Queensland records no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 as Bunnings vaccination clinics open

Queensland has recorded no new locally acquired cases of COVID-19, as the state turns to a novel way to increase vaccination rates.Treasurer Cameron Dick held this morning’s press conference at a Bunnings warehouse in Logan, south of Brisbane.Pop-up vaccination clinics will be available for the first time today at 33 Bunnings stores across the state, … Read more

El Salvador sees greener crypto-currency mining in its future

El Salvador sees greener crypto-currency mining in its future

SAN SALVADOR, Oct 15 (Reuters) – El Salvador’s unfolding experiment as a first-adopter of the crytocurrency bitcoin could be increasingly powered by new streams of renewable energy, the chief of the country’s hydroelectric commission told reporters on Friday.Energy-intensive cryptocurrency “mining” is done by computers, and has come under criticism from environmentalists as a big source … Read more

Italy’s New Law Requires Workers to Get Covid Vaccine or Testing

Italy's New Law Requires Workers to Get Covid Vaccine or Testing

ROME — Italy on Friday set a new bar for major Western democracies seeking to move beyond the pandemic by enacting a sweeping law that requires the nation’s entire work force — public and private — to have government-issued health passes, essentially forcing Italians to choose between getting a pass and earning a living.With the … Read more

ExzoCoin announces development of ExzoSwap Crypto Wallet + DEX and Exzo Network Blockchain

ExzoCoin announces development of ExzoSwap Crypto Wallet + DEX and Exzo Network Blockchain

Tampa, FL, Oct. 15, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cryptocurrencies have an isolated existence. Designed to be decentralized and work independently, they either have their own separate blockchain ecosystem or run off of other larger ones such as Ethereum and Binance Smart Chain.This essentially means that one token cannot interact with another if they run on … Read more

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Friday, Oct. 15

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 in Alberta on Friday, Oct. 15

Calgary·THE LATESTAlberta reported 1,051 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday out of 14,054 tests.16 new deaths were reported Friday CBC News · Posted: Oct 15, 2021 8:02 AM MT | Last Updated: October 15Seven doctors and nurses flew out from Newfoundland to help at the Fort McMurray hospital. (Jennifer Richard)The latest on COVID-19 in Alberta: A total of 2,946 Albertans have … Read more

Crypto at a crossroads: What’s next for Singapore?, Banking News & Top Stories

Crypto at a crossroads: What's next for Singapore?, Banking News & Top Stories

Crypto at the crossroads as S’pore okays firms offering digital payment token services The cryptocurrency revolution has been gathering pace of late and looks set to shift into a new gear in Singapore after three firms were given the green light to provide digital payment token services. Jargon aside, it means it will soon be … Read more

N.B. pastor jailed for a week as judge considers COVID-19 contempt charge – New Brunswick

N.B. pastor jailed for a week as judge considers COVID-19 contempt charge - New Brunswick

A New Brunswick pastor is in custody after a court hearing Friday over his alleged breaches of COVID-19 public health rules was adjourned until next week. The Crown has alleged Philip James Hutchings, the pastor of His Tabernacle Family Church in Saint John, is in contempt of court for not abiding by a consent … Read more

Crypto firms Tether, Bitfinex to pay $42.5 mln to settle U.S. CFTC charges

Crypto firms Tether, Bitfinex to pay $42.5 mln to settle U.S. CFTC charges

Oct 15 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrency Tether and crypto exchange Bitfinex will pay $42.5 million to settle civil charges from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) over allegedly making misleading statements and making illegal transactions.Firms doing business as Tether agreed to pay $41 million to resolve CFTC charges they made misleading claims about Tether’s cryptocurrency … Read more

New COVID cases continue downward trend, but officials urge caution as flu season approaches

New COVID cases continue downward trend, but officials urge caution as flu season approaches

Health officials say COVID-19 cases are still trending downward nationally but warn that a hard flu season could put more pressure on the health care system. Last week, the Public Health Agency of Canada reported that the virus’s reproductive number (Rt) had fallen below one for the first time since mid-July, putting new COVID infections on a downward … Read more

Manitoba reports 4 more deaths, 92 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

Manitoba reports 4 more deaths, 92 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday

Manitoba has 92 new cases of COVID-19 and four more people have died from the disease, the provincial online data page says. The latest deaths bring the toll in Manitoba since the start of the pandemic to 1,230.  Southern Health reported the highest number of new cases out of all the regions, with 30 new … Read more

Crypto firms Tether, Bitfinex to pay $42.5 million to settle U.S. CFTC charges

Crypto firms Tether, Bitfinex to pay $42.5 million to settle U.S. CFTC charges

(Reuters) -Cryptocurrency Tether and crypto exchange Bitfinex will pay $42.5 million to settle civil charges from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) over allegedly making misleading statements and making illegal transactions.Firms doing business as Tether agreed to pay $41 million to resolve CFTC charges they made misleading claims about Tether’s cryptocurrency stablecoin, the CFTC … Read more

U.S. FDA advisers raise questions about J&J COVID-19 vaccine booster

U.S. FDA advisers raise questions about J&J COVID-19 vaccine booster

A healthcare clinician prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) for a commuter during the opening of MTA’s public vaccination program at the 179th Street subway station in the Queens borough of New York City, New York, U.S., May 12, 2021. REUTERS/Shannon StapletonOct 15 (Reuters) – Some members … Read more

Why are Britons so much more relaxed about Covid than Europeans? | Coronavirus

Compared with some other countries, along with high numbers of Covid cases and deaths, the UK has relatively relaxed Covid restrictions, with no mandatory vaccine passports, no social distancing measures, and no mask mandate in England.Four people from the UK and in Europe share their views on the country’s approach to Covid restrictions compared with … Read more

Ontarians can begin downloading QR codes for COVID-19 vaccine passport based on birth month

Ontarians can begin downloading QR codes for COVID-19 vaccine passport based on birth month

Starting Friday and into the weekend, eligible Ontario residents will be able to download their QR codes to be used as proof of vaccination against COVID-19 for entering some non-essential businesses. The Ontario government has divided access on its website based on birth month.People born in January, February, March or April can get their … Read more

U.S. Treasury puts crypto industry on notice over rising ransomware attacks

U.S. Treasury puts crypto industry on notice over rising ransomware attacks

The U.S. Treasury building is seen in Washington, September 29, 2008. REUTERS/Jim BourgWASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury on Friday said suspected ransomware payments totaling $590 million were made in the first six months of this year, more than the $416 million reported for the whole of 2020, as Washington put the cryptocurrency … Read more

Covid infection rate in England rises again to one in 60 people | Coronavirus

About one in 60 people in England had Covid-19 last week, according to estimates published on Friday.The prevalence of infection was up for a third straight week, having been at about one in 70 the previous week, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).At the peak of the second wave in early January, about … Read more

Crypto Imperiling $7 Trillion Of Stocks Makes China’s Point

Crypto Imperiling $7 Trillion Of Stocks Makes China’s Point

getty China’s argument with cryptocurrencies got quite an assist from index giant MSCI. Crypto enthusiasts like to think bitcoin and other private mediums of exchange exist outside the conventional financial system. So do, it often seems, officials from Washington to Tokyo dragging their feet on regulatory responses. A new analysis from MSCI, though, suggests these lackadaisical … Read more

Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds

Philippines starts COVID-19 vaccinations for 12-17 year olds

MANILA, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The Philippines started vaccinating young people aged 12-17 against the coronavirus on Friday, hoping it will enable schools to safely reopen even as the country battles one of Asia’s worst COVID-19 outbreaks.It follows many other countries in expanding its immunisation drive to minors.Authorities plan a pilot run of a return … Read more