High Covid Hospitalizations Have Delayed Elective Surgeries

High Covid Hospitalizations Have Delayed Elective Surgeries

Because of her condition, she chokes easily and has a hard time breathing. “I just cry all the time because of my situation,” she said.Compounding the physical discomfort is her frustration that so many people in her state won’t get vaccinated against Covid, and they are getting sick and taking up hospital beds.Only 66 percent … Read more

ACT records 30 new COVID-19 cases, a number Chief Minister Andrew Barr says is ‘simply too high’

ACT records 30 new COVID-19 cases, a number Chief Minister Andrew Barr says is 'simply too high'

The ACT has recorded 30 new cases of COVID-19, at least 14 of which were infectious in the community and with 11 not yet linked to other known cases.Eight people are in hospital with the virus, with one person in intensive care requiring ventilation.There are currently 245 active cases in the territory.ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr “regretfully” … Read more

Covid lockdown in Vietnam could keep coffee prices high through 2022

Covid lockdown in Vietnam could keep coffee prices high through 2022

Pots of coffee bean are seen at a coffee shop in Hanoi, Vietnam on August 15, 2012. Vietnam is one of the world’s top coffee producers and exporters.Hoang Dinh Nam | AFP | Getty ImagesVietnam’s Covid-19 lockdown has constrained the global supply of coffee — and coffee prices could remain “relatively high” through 2022, said … Read more

More destinations added to CDC’s ‘very high’ Covid-19 travel risk list

More destinations added to CDC's 'very high' Covid-19 travel risk list

(CNN) — Island destinations from the Caribbean Sea to the Indian Ocean joined a handful of Eastern European countries among the latest places deemed “very high” risk for travel by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Grenada, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Mauritius, Albania and Serbia on Monday moved to the “Level 4: Covid-19 … Read more

Avoid Travel To These 70+ Destinations Where Covid-19 Risk Very High

Avoid Travel To These 70+ Destinations Where Covid-19 Risk Very High

Before you plan an international get-away, make sure that you check the Centers for Disease Control … [+] and Prevention (CDC) Covid-19 Travel Recommendations by Destination first. (Photo by Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images) NurPhoto via Getty Images If you’re planning on traveling to Réunion for that big reunion or the Isle of Man to … Read more