Demand prompts Sask. to remove list of locations to get COVID-19 self-testing kits

Demand prompts Sask. to remove list of locations to get COVID-19 self-testing kits

Saskatchewan has removed a list of locations where residents were supposed to be able to get COVID-19 rapid, self-testing kit from its website ahead of the program’s launch this week. Last week the province posted on its website 20 locations where more than 1.3 million COVID-19 rapid, self-testing kits were supposed to be made available to the public. That list was … Read more

Britain reports highest number of COVID-19 cases since mid-July

Britain reports highest number of COVID-19 cases since mid-July

A health worker administers a dose of the COVID-19 booster vaccine, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, at Midland House in Derby, Britain, September 20, 2021. REUTERS/Carl RecineLONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Britain reported the highest number of new COVID-19 cases in three months on Monday as the number of infections reached levels last seen … Read more

The Potential of FutureCoin, the Decentralized Crypto Bank Solution

The Potential of FutureCoin, the Decentralized Crypto Bank Solution

Bucharest, Romania–(Newsfile Corp. – October 18, 2021) – FutureCoin, a platform that aims to launch a decentralized banking solution, announces that it will be the first crypto company using Solar energy.FutureCoin is a cryptocurrency project founded by Filip Cristian, a 19-year-old entrepreneur with an incredible team and experience.FutureCoin projects include Destiny Wallet and Destiny Swap … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Murupara doesn’t want Pfizer vaccine, kaumātua says

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Murupara doesn't want Pfizer vaccine, kaumātua says

Kahu18 Oct, 2021 07:18 AM3 minutes to readThe town of Murupara has the lowest vaccination rate in the country. Video / Māori TelevisionOriginally published by Māori TelevisionA Murupara kaumātua says he and other local Māori don’t want the Pfizer vaccine and are waiting for other vaccines they think will be more effective.The central North Island … Read more

Colin Powell’s Blood Cancer Made Him Vulnerable to Covid-19

Colin Powell's Blood Cancer Made Him Vulnerable to Covid-19

Colin L. Powell, whose immune system was weakened by treatment for multiple myeloma, died of complications of Covid-19 despite being “fully vaccinated,” his family said in a statement.Peggy Cifrino, Mr. Powell’s longtime aide, said that he had been successfully treated for multiple myeloma, a cancer of white blood cells in the bone marrow.The family’s statement … Read more

ESPN reporter Allison Williams leaving network over Covid vaccine mandate

ESPN reporter Allison Williams leaving network over Covid vaccine mandate

Longtime ESPN college football and basketball reporter Allison Williams said over the weekend that she will be leaving the network over its Covid-19 vaccine mandate.”I have been denied my request for accommodation” to not get the vaccine, Williams, 37, said in a video posted Friday to Instagram. “Effective next week I will be separated from … Read more

Don’t subject stablecoins to new rules, crypto lobby tells U.S. regulators

Don't subject stablecoins to new rules, crypto lobby tells U.S. regulators

LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Asset-backed stablecoins do not pose a systemic risk to the U.S. financial system and should not face a new set of rules, a major cryptocurrency lobby group told U.S. regulators on Monday, as tighter oversight of the fast-growing technology looms.Stablecoins – digital tokens usually backed by reserves of dollars or … Read more

Russia, Belarus Move to Introduce Special Electricity Tariffs for Crypto Miners – Mining Bitcoin News

Russia, Belarus Move to Introduce Special Electricity Tariffs for Crypto Miners

Authorities in Belarus and the Russian Federation are taking steps to separate cryptocurrency miners from other groups of power users and deny them access to subsidized energy. This could lead to the adoption of differentiated electricity rates for businesses involved in digital coin minting activities. Cryptocurrency Miners in Russia and Belarus May Face Higher Energy … Read more

For Britain’s chicken farmers, Brexit and COVID brew a perfect storm

For Britain's chicken farmers, Brexit and COVID brew a perfect storm

DRIFFIELD, England, Oct 18 (Reuters) – When Nigel Upson checks the plucked chicken carcasses dangling from a rotating line at his poultry plant in England, he sees cash haemorrhaging out of his business from a collision of events that has distressed every part of the farm-to-fork supply chain.Like food manufacturers across Britain, Upson was hit … Read more

‘You reap what you sow’: Russians party despite record Covid figures | Coronavirus

Moscow’s streets were buzzing with energy on Friday evening. At Simach, a trendy bar and nightclub in the city centre, the small, sweaty dance floor was packed and a long queue of chatty people formed outside.Looking at the crowd, it is easy to forget that Russia is at the centre of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, … Read more

Liquidator of Defunct South African Crypto Exchange Says He Found a 54 BTC Discrepancy in Ice3’s Accounts – Exchanges Bitcoin News

Liquidator of Defunct South African Crypto Exchange Says He Found a 54 BTC Discrepancy in Ice3's Accounts

A court-appointed liquidator, Dewald Breytenbach of National Liquidators, recently claimed that out of the 76 bitcoins that belonged to the now-defunct South African cryptocurrency exchange, Ice3, his firm can only account for 22. Ice3’s Abrupt Shut Down The liquidator adds that the crypto exchange’s Zurich-based tech provider Merkeleon is now being asked to help unravel … Read more

EU has exported over 1 billion COVID-19 vaccines

U.S. retail industry seeks 90-day lead time on COVID-19 rules

A woman holds a small bottle labelled with a “Coronavirus COVID-19 Vaccine” sticker and a medical syringe in this illustration taken October 30, 2020. REUTERS/Dado RuvicBRUSSELS, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Over one billion COVID-19 vaccines produced in the European Union have been exported to more than 150 countries since December 2020, the head of the … Read more

The Indonesian Blockchain Association Positively Welcomes Bahtsul Masail’s (Discussion Forum Among Islamic Scholars) Response to Justify Crypto Assets Trading

The Indonesian Blockchain Association Positively Welcomes Bahtsul Masail's (Discussion Forum Among Islamic Scholars) Response to Justify Crypto Assets Trading

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Asosiasi Blockchain Indonesia (The Indonesian Blockchain Association) is Indonesia’s official blockchain and digital asset association. The growth of the crypto asset industry in Indonesia is currently showing a quite drastic increase in transactions, the Minister of Trade, Muhammad Luthfi said last year the trading volume of crypto assets … Read more

Valneva says Covid jab yields stronger immune response than AstraZeneca’s

Valneva says Covid jab yields stronger immune response than AstraZeneca’s

Valneva’s Covid-19 vaccine elicits a stronger immune response with far fewer side effects than the Oxford/AstraZeneca jab, according to trial results published a month after the UK terminated its €1.4bn deal with the French vaccine maker.The first data from the phase 3 trial showed that participants who were given the Valneva vaccine had more neutralising … Read more

Life after COVID: EU re-thinks budget rules for new era

Life after COVID: EU re-thinks budget rules for new era

European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Yves HermanStability and Growth Pact governs states’ borrowingPandemic debts and climate costs forcing rethinkDeep divisions remain over how loose rules should beBRUSSELS, Oct 18 (Reuters) – So often the source of rows between its members, the European Union starts reviewing … Read more

What is STX and why is it going up?

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The cryptocurrency market has been growing for the past few years. While most coins dipped marginally earlier this year, Stacks (STX) is one coin that caught investors attention with its growth tally. STX has rallied 19.53 per cent in the last 24 hours to trade at $2.70, according to CoinMarketCap. The coin’s market cap has also … Read more

Valneva reports positive results for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Valneva reports positive results for its COVID-19 vaccine candidate

The logo of Valneva SE is pictured at the company’s headquarters in Saint-Herblain, near Nantes, France, September 13, 2021. REUTERS/Stephane MahePARIS, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Vaccine company Valneva (VLS.PA) reported positive Phase 3 results on Monday for its inactivated, adjuvanted COVID-19 vaccine candidate VLA2001.”These results confirm the advantages often associated with inactivated whole virus vaccines,” … Read more

The Superfast Crypto with an Unprecedented Growth Rate

The Superfast Crypto with an Unprecedented Growth Rate

The cryptocurrency market has been on the rise for the past year, and with its growing awareness, more investors are joining the crypto market. Even though there are many trusted cryptocurrencies in the market with promising returns, Solana’s supersonic growth and adoption among investors have surprised everyone. The promising cryptocurrency, also known as the ‘ethereum … Read more

Oil prices climb as COVID recovery, power generators stoke demand

Oil prices climb as COVID recovery, power generators stoke demand

General view of Saudi Aramco’s Ras Tanura oil refinery and oil terminal in Saudi Arabia May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Ahmed JadallahBrent touches highest since Oct 2018, WTI highest since Oct 2014U.S. drillers add oil and gas rigs for sixth week in a rowChina cuts independent refinery oil import quotasSINGAPORE, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Oil prices hit … Read more

A nurse’s journey from treating Covid in Brazil to death in the US desert | Brazil

As coronavirus tore through the Valley of Paradise, a farm-flanked backwater in the Brazilian Amazon, Lenilda dos Santos, a nurse technician, stood on the frontline clutching hands most feared to touch.“She was a warrior during the pandemic,” said Lucineide Oliveira, a friend and colleague at the town’s small, understaffed hospital. “She’d say: ‘If we have … Read more

Does crypto belong in an ESG portfolio?

Does crypto belong in an ESG portfolio?

Doug Miller is a staunch believer in the power of technology to solve environmental problems. As a masters student at London’s Imperial College, the American orchestrated a field study of office workers and energy consumption. He found that automating light switches was more effective and cheaper than relying on the last person leaving a room … Read more

Covid vaccination increases after being linked with documentation – Newspaper

Covid vaccination increases after being linked with documentation - Newspaper

PESHAWAR: Covid-19 vaccination is increasing after government’s decision of linking it with getting admission in educational institutions and land registration and transfer documents. Prof Khalid Mahmood at Lady Reading Hospital told this scribe that all the vaccines currently used had efficacy in the range of 79 to 96 per cent in preventing the infectious disease. … Read more

The Crypto Daily – Movers and Shakers – October 18th, 2021

The Crypto Daily – Movers and Shakers – October 18th, 2021

A mixed start to the day saw Bitcoin rise to a late morning intraday high $61,475.0 before hitting reverse. Falling well short of the first major resistance level at $62,077, Bitcoin slid to a late intraday low $59,019.0. Bitcoin fell through the first major support level at $59,915 before a late move back through to … Read more

Australia could see Covid surge from new variants even after 80% vaccination when border reopens | Australia news

If the Australian international border is reopened while highly transmissible Covid-19 variants are circulating overseas or locally, large and disruptive outbreaks will still be possible after 80% of people aged 16 years are fully vaccinated, modelling published in the Medical Journal of Australia on Monday says.It comes after the New South Wales premier, Dominic Perrottet, … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Auckland apartment block now a location of interest – visitors told to isolate

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Auckland apartment block now a location of interest - visitors told to isolate

There were 51 new cases of COVID-19 in the community on Sunday. 47 in Auckland and 4 in Waikato. Video / Dean Purcell / Jason Oxenham / Sylvie Whinray / Michael CraigAnother inner city Auckland apartment block has been identified as a location of interest linked to at least one person infected with Covid-19.The Washington … Read more

Coinbase Publishes Proposal for Crypto Regulation Pushing 4 Core Recommendations – Regulation Bitcoin News

Coinbase Publishes Proposal for Crypto Regulation Pushing 4 Core Recommendations

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has published its proposal for crypto regulation after “more than 75 meetings with stakeholders in government, industry, and academia,” CEO Brian Armstrong revealed. In its Digital Asset Policy Proposal, the company recommends “four core pillars to inform future U.S. regulation.” Coinbase’s Proposal for Crypto Regulation The Nasdaq-listed cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase published its … Read more

Sydney eases more COVID-19 restrictions as vaccinations pass key milestone

Sydney eases more COVID-19 restrictions as vaccinations pass key milestone

Shoppers wait to get inside stores with limited capacity at a city centre mall as businesses re-open to vaccinated patrons in the wake of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) regulations easing, following months of lockdown orders to curb the rise in the number of cases, in Sydney, Australia, October 12, 2021. REUTERS/Loren ElliottSYDNEY, Oct 18 (Reuters) – … Read more

‘Urgent’ Action Needed—‘Massive’ Bitcoin And Crypto Price Collapse Warning Issued Over Systemic Risk

‘Urgent’ Action Needed—‘Massive’ Bitcoin And Crypto Price Collapse Warning Issued Over Systemic Risk

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have charged higher this week, propelling the combined crypto market to its all-time high of around $2.5 trillion. Subscribe now to Forbes’ CryptoAsset & Blockchain Advisor and discover hot new NFT and crypto blockbusters poised for 1,000% gains The bitcoin price has added 50% since its September lows, climbing to over … Read more

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Nursing home outbreak, province announces 3 deaths, 58 new cases

N.B. COVID-19 roundup: Nursing home outbreak, province announces 3 deaths, 58 new cases

Two residents, including a person in their 50s, and one employee at the Villa Renaissance nursing home in Dalhousie have died of COVID-19, according to Michael Keating, interim executive director of the New Brunswick Association of Nursing Homes. Seven employees and seven patients at the nursing home have tested positive for the virus since Wednesday. Keating said the province has sent … Read more

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday, Oct. 17

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday, Oct. 17

Recent developments: Ontario needs to better track vaccines tied to breakthrough cases, expert says. Kingston Police say some people were arrested after thousands gathered illegally during unsanctioned homecoming parties.  Ottawa reported 35 more cases of COVID-19 Sunday. What’s the latest? Ontario is being urged to track the type of vaccines tied to breakthrough cases of COVID-19 to … Read more

Demole partners with several global crypto companies and is

Demole partners with several global crypto companies and is

Hanoi, Vietnam, Oct. 17, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Demole game is expected to be one of 2021’s most popular play-to-earn NFT games. With partnerships in place with several global crypto and DeFi companies, this exciting new platform has the potential for long-term success as it plans its release later this year. What is the … Read more

Health authorities add new venues to Victoria’s list of COVID-19 exposure sites

A healthcare worker in PPE looks at a screen while conducting COVID tests.

Health authorities have added new tier 1 venues to Victoria’s list of COVID-19 exposure sites.The new tier 1 sites are:Paynesville Wine Bar at 85A Esplanade, Paynesville, between 3:30pm and 5:30pm on October 12, and between 3:30pm and 5:30pm on October 13McQuinns Gym at 14-18 High Street, Bendigo, between 2:30pm and 6:30pm on October 10, between 5:00am … Read more

Is Solana the Fastest Horse? Veteran Crypto Trader Shows Why SOL May Be Set to Outperform Everything

Is Solana the Fastest Horse? Veteran Crypto Trader Shows Why SOL May Be Set to Outperform Everything

A closely followed trader suggests that smart contract platform Solana (SOL) might be the fastest horse in the crypto bull market. The trader known as Cantering Clark shares with his 76,000 followers a snapshot of a collection of different cryptos throughout the day.   He notes that even while Bitcoin was receiving all of the … Read more

I was raised vaccine hesitant. Now I’m double vaxxed against COVID-19

I was raised vaccine hesitant. Now I'm double vaxxed against COVID-19

This First Person column is written by Rachel Grantham who has been double vaccinated against COVID-19. For more information about CBC’s First Person stories, please see the FAQ.  I was raised by my father to be wary of vaccines.  Dad was a health-care professional. I had been vaccinated in my childhood for polio, smallpox and … Read more

Covid-19 disrupts Government plans once again

Covid-19 disrupts Government plans once again

If everything had gone to plan there would have been just a few pandemic related rules left in place next Friday. However, the unflagging constancy of Covid’s ability to disrupt Government plans is evident again. Somethings would have stayed the same after 22 October, though. These include the requirement to wear masks on public transport … Read more

It’s bizarre to see a Covid patient deny Covid exists while gasping for breath | ICU nurse

Working as a nurse in an intensive care unit is busy at the best of times. It becomes something else entirely during a pandemic. This second wave is a lot different to the first wave. Last year when we were caring for Covid patients we had one layer of protection, which was our PPE. It … Read more

Investment advisers ‘extremely skeptical’ about first U.S. bitcoin ETF: ‘It’s a hard thing for RIAs to recommend an inferior’ crypto product

Investment advisers 'extremely skeptical' about first U.S. bitcoin ETF: 'It's a hard thing for RIAs to recommend an inferior' crypto product

Happy Sunday! Welcome to the penultimate installment of Need to Know Crypto Edition, ahead of the launch of a new weekly crypto newsletter “Distributed Ledger,” which will kick off next month. I’m Mark DeCambre, managing editor of markets and I’ll walk you through the latest and greatest in digital assets this week so far. There … Read more

Ontario reports under 500 new COVID-19 cases for 7th straight day

Ontario reports under 500 new COVID-19 cases for 7th straight day

Ontario reported 443 COVID-19 cases on Sunday, bringing the total number of cases in the province to 594,862. It also marks a full week where cases were below 500.Of the 443 new cases recorded, the data showed 231 were unvaccinated people, 20 were partially vaccinated people, 155 were fully vaccinated people and for 37 … Read more

Sleepy school board races are waking up

Sleepy school board races are waking up

The Blue Valley School District in Johnson County, Kansas, boasts some of the top public high schools in the state. Generally, candidates for the school board sail to victory unopposed, while turnout is a meager single-digit percentage of all eligible voters.”Very sleepy, very sedate,” said Andrew Van Der Laan, who is running for one of … Read more

Acute shortage of crypto experts leads to hike in remuneration in India’s blockchain industry

Acute shortage of crypto experts leads to hike in remuneration in India’s blockchain industry

NEW DELHI: The number of active job openings in India’s blockchain industry has increased by 50 per cent since last year with 12,000 vacancies, according to Xpheno’s report, an Indian specialist talent solutions company. The annual salary in the crypto industry has shot up to Rs 80 lakhs for crypto experts with 8 to 10 … Read more

COVID-19 vaccination certificates for international travel to be available on MyGov from Tuesday

A digital rendering of the International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate from a government video

New vaccine certificates for international travel will be available from Tuesday morning, as the federal government prepares for the further easing of international border restrictions.Key points:The certificates are proof to border authorities around the world that the holder has been vaccinated against COVID-19The certificates can be requested and downloaded through the MyGov websiteThey have QR … Read more

Telos Launches EVM Mainnet To Combat Insider Trading In Crypto Markets

Telos Launches EVM Mainnet To Combat Insider Trading In Crypto Markets

In a bid to solve problems like frontrunning in the cryptocurrencies market, high gas fees, and slow transaction speeds that plague the Ethereum network intermittently, Telos blockchain today announced the launch of its EVM Mainnet, the first fully EVM-compatible Layer 1 chain that gives a multitude of programs operating on the Ethereum chain unprecedented ease … Read more

Melbourne to ease Covid lockdowns as vaccinations rise

MELBOURNE: Melbourne, which has spent more time under COVID-19 lockdowns than any other city in the world, is set to lift its stay-at-home orders this week, officials said on Sunday. By Friday, when some curbs will be lifted, the Australian city of 5 million people will have been under six lockdowns totalling 262 days, or … Read more

The WHO is letting down long Covid patients | Ziyad Al-Aly

The WHO recently released its clinical case definition for what it called “post-Covid-19 condition”. This definition is too little too late, its myopic scope does not recognize the breadth of disability and disease caused by long Covid and its long term implications on quality of life and life expectancy. The millions of people around the … Read more

Will New Covid Treatments Be as Elusive for Poor Countries as Vaccines?

Will New Covid Treatments Be as Elusive for Poor Countries as Vaccines?

“It’s not a coincidence that Merck has experience from H.I.V. — internally, with their leadership and culture, they know that if they don’t address the access challenges, they will be slammed,” said Dr. Moon, co-director of the Global Health Centre at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva. Generic manufacturing it not … Read more

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