Omicron Covid variant poses ‘very high’ global risk, says WHO | Coronavirus

The Omicron variant is likely to spread internationally, posing a “very high” global risk where Covid-19 surges could have “severe consequences” in some areas, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.The UN agency, in technical advice to its 194 member states, urged them to accelerate vaccination of high-priority groups and “ensure mitigation plans are in … Read more

Crypto poses no big risk to economy so far, Bank of Canada official says

Crypto poses no big risk to economy so far, Bank of Canada official says

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC) do not pose any significant risk to the financial system at their current level of adoption, according to Bank of Canada deputy governor Paul Beaudry.Beaudry spoke about the risks to the stability of the Canadian financial system at the Ontario Securities Commission Dialogue 2021 on Tuesda.When asked whether cryptocurrencies are a … Read more