Crypto Meme Twin Brothers, 72, Die Days Apart From COVID-19

Crypto Meme Twin Brothers, 72, Die Days Apart From COVID-19

Fred Dufour/GettyWith cheekbones “so high and bulbous as to appear to threaten their owners’ vision,” as an Australian newspaper described them a decade ago, the Bogdanoff twins drew attention wherever they went.The controversial celebrity scientists, who both obtained doctorates after penning a series of impenetrable and allegedly meaningless physics papers, were descendants of nobility and, … Read more

Travellers to Ireland from Great Britain must take Covid tests for five days | Ireland

People who travel to Ireland from Great Britain will be required to undertake daily lateral flow tests for five consecutive days after arrival, the Irish government announced on Thursday night.The tests will be in addition to the recently announced requirement that travellers to the republic have a negative PCR or lateral flow test before boarding … Read more

Revised Covid support scheme in coming days

Revised Covid support scheme in coming days

A revised Covid Restrictions Support Scheme (CRSS) is on course to be announced either tomorrow or Thursday. RTÉ News understands that payments will be made under the revised scheme from next week onwards. The payments can proceed without legislation being passed if there is a political commitment in place to enact any changes in law … Read more

Trump tested positive for Covid few days before Biden debate, chief of staff says in new book | Donald Trump

Donald Trump tested positive for Covid-19 three days before his first debate against Joe Biden, the former president’s fourth and last chief of staff has revealed in a new book.Mark Meadows also writes that though he knew each candidate was required “to test negative for the virus within seventy two hours of the start time … Read more

Despite Crypto Market Rout, Total Value Locked in Cross-Chain Bridges Jumps 9% in 30 Days – Defi Bitcoin News

Despite Crypto Market Rout, Total Value Locked in Cross-Chain Bridges Jumps 9% in 30 Days – Defi Bitcoin News

30 days ago on October 28, the total value locked (TVL) in cross-chain bridges to Ethereum was around $22.48 billion and in the face of the recent market dump, the TVL still increased by 9.56%. At the time of writing, there are 135,148 unique depositors and Axie Infinity’s Ronin Bridge holds the largest TVL. Cross-Chain … Read more

BioNTech says it could tweak Covid vaccine in 100 days if needed | Vaccines and immunisation

BioNTech says it could produce and ship an updated version of its vaccine within 100 days if the new Covid variant detected in southern Africa is found to evade existing immunity.The biotechnology company is already investigating whether the vaccine it developed with Pfizer works well against the variant, named Omicron, which has caused concern due … Read more

1 Year After the Worst Days of the Pandemic, Here’s Where Illinois Stands – NBC Chicago

1 Year After the Worst Days of the Pandemic, Here’s Where Illinois Stands – NBC Chicago

For the second year in a row, the state of Illinois is seeing increases in COVID cases during the month of November, but even as officials keep a wary eye on the data, things are still nowhere near as bad as they were at this time in 2020. Nov. 16 and 17, 2020 represented the … Read more

Bitcoin price: Crypto drops 10% over Evergrande fears days before Taproot update rolled out

Bitcoin price: Crypto drops 10% over Evergrande fears days before Taproot update rolled out

The crypto has lost 10 per cent of its total value just days after hitting new records, and financial analysts can’t agree on the cause.Experts have been left slightly baffled after Bitcoin’s value dropped by 10 per cent in just two days. That’s despite the cryptocurrency reaching a new all-time high earlier this week and … Read more

Here are the COVID lockdown rules in place for the next three days in Katherine and Greater Darwin

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Katherine has entered a three-day hard lockdown, and Greater Darwin has entered its first three-day lockout, after the Northern Territory recorded its first case of community COVID-19 transmission.An unvaccinated man in his 20s was confirmed as COVID-positive on Thursday evening.The snap lockdown, which started today, is due to lift at midnight on Sunday.During the announcement last night, NT … Read more

342 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported over 3 days in Manitoba

342 COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths reported over 3 days in Manitoba

Manitoba reports 342 new COVID-19 cases and two deaths over three days on Monday, the first coronavirus update since Friday. The provincial test positivity jumped to 4.6 per cent from 3.9 per cent on Friday, a provincial news release says. Winnipeg’s rate climbed to 1.6 per cent from 1.1 per cent on Friday, the last day numbers were … Read more

Geylang Serai Market to close for three days after detection of Covid-19 cases, Health News & Top Stories

Geylang Serai Market to close for three days after detection of Covid-19 cases, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – The Geylang Serai Market will be closed for three days from Monday (Nov 1) till Wednesday, after Covid-19 cases were detected there over the past seven days.  Fliers posted at the market by the National Environment Agency (NEA) said the venue would be closed to facilitate deep cleaning and disinfection of the premises.  NEA … Read more

Covid testing failures at UK lab ‘should have been flagged within days’ | Coronavirus

Health officials should have known about major failings at a private Covid testing lab within days of the problem arising, rather than taking weeks to shut down operations at the site, senior scientists say.About 43,000 people, mostly in south-west England, are believed to have wrongly been told they did not have the virus by Immensa … Read more

N.S. reports 77 new cases of COVID-19 over past 2 days

N.S. reports 77 new cases of COVID-19 over past 2 days

Nova ScotiaThere have been 77 new cases of COVID-19 discovered in Nova Scotia since the last update on Wednesday.Latest figure includes new cases discovered since last update on WednesdayCBC News · Posted: Oct 01, 2021 4:46 PM AT | Last Updated: October 1Dr. Lisa Barrett discusses Nova Scotia’s proof of vaccination policyInfectious disease expert Dr. … Read more

Second truck driver in two days tests positive for COVID-19 after being in South Australia

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A second truck driver in two days has tested positive for COVID-19 after being in South Australia.Key points:A truck driver tested positive for COVID-19 while in SA on WednesdayAnother driver with the virus was in the state todayTruck drivers are meant to have had at least one vaccine doseThe truck driver in his 30s visited … Read more