Chinese Province Hikes Crypto Miner Electric Rates

China, crypto mining, fines, Zhejiang

The Chinese province of Zhejiang’s branch of the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has said it will introduce punitive electricity prices for crypto miners, CoinDesk reported Wednesday (Feb. 23). This comes after the Hainan province and Inner Mongolia have also done so. Authorities are also working to ban the crypto mining industry entirely, after … Read more

Bitcoin Crashes Below $37,000, Ether, Shiba Inu also Tank; Check Rates

Bitcoin Crashes Below $37,000, Ether, Shiba Inu also Tank; Check Rates

Cryptocurrency prices today plunged with Bitcoin falling below the $37,000 level amid intensified tensions between Russia-Ukraine. The world’s largest and most popular cryptocurrency declined more than 6.43 per cent to $36,693.28. Bitcoin is down about 19 per cent in 2022 (year-to-date or YTD) so far whereas, it is still over 46 per cent far away from its … Read more

Bitcoin, Ethereum jump 10% each. Check Latest Crypto Rates

Bitcoin, Ethereum jump 10% each. Check Latest Crypto Rates

The cryptocurrency market was trading in the green on Saturday. Bitcoin trading above the $41,000 mark. The world’s largest and most popular digital token was up over 10.80 per cent at $41,411.23.  Bitcoin’s market dominance rose marginally to 41.65 per cent and the virtual token was trading at $41,388.68 on February 5. The world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency, is … Read more

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Gain Today. Check Latest Crypto Rates

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin Gain Today. Check Latest Crypto Rates

The cryptocurrency market was trading mixed on Friday. Disappointing numbers from Meta, formerly known as Facebook and a sell-off in tech stocks such as Amazon and Snap added to the pressure. Bitcoin trading above the $37,000 mark. The world’s largest and most popular digital token was up over 1.43 per cent at 37,579.31, however, is … Read more

Russian Government Allows Regions to Raise Electricity Rates for Crypto Miners – Mining Bitcoin News

Russian Government Allows Regions to Raise Electricity Rates for Crypto Miners

The federal government in Moscow has permitted regions to determine local electricity tariffs for the population, a measure that will affect crypto mining at homes. Subsidized household electricity in Russia is often used to mint digital currencies in basements and garages. Regions in Russia Granted Permission to Increase Costs for Home Mining Russians mining cryptocurrencies … Read more

Largest adult sickle cell center in US reports low rates of COVID-19 infection, mortality

Hospitalization among patients with COVID-19 and SCD.

December 11, 2021 2 min read Source/Disclosures Published by: Source: El Rassi F, et al. Abstract 3105. Presented at: ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition; Dec. 11-14, 2021; Atlanta. Disclosures: El Rassi reports research funding from and/or advisory board roles with bluebird bio, Cyclerion, Global Blood Therapeutics, Novartis and Pfizer. Please see the … Read more

All 102 Illinois Counties Experiencing ‘High Transmission’ Rates of Coronavirus – NBC Chicago

All 102 Illinois Counties Experiencing ‘High Transmission’ Rates of Coronavirus – NBC Chicago

All 102 counties in the state of Illinois are currently experiencing “high transmission” levels of COVID-19, while many are also experiencing dramatic growth in other metrics designed to illustrate how rapidly the virus is spreading. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers a county to have a “high transmission” rate of COVID if 100 … Read more

COVID-19 vaccination rates were low in these NT communities but now they’ve outpaced the Indigenous rate in the rest of the country

COVID-19 vaccination rates were low in these NT communities but now they've outpaced the Indigenous rate in the rest of the country

In Galiwin’ku, a remote Aboriginal community in north-east Arnhem Land, for most of the pandemic COVID-19 has been very far away.There have been no recorded community COVID-19 cases in the whole of East Arnhem land in the Northern Territory.Like many COVID-free pockets of Australia, the vaccine rollout there was initially slow, hampered by misinformation and hesitancy.But … Read more

Study: Black, Asian Britons Have Higher COVID-19 Death Rates | Health News

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By JILL LAWLESS, Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Almost two years into the pandemic, Black and other ethnic minority people in Britain are still dying with the coronavirus at higher rates than white residents, likely because of lower vaccination rates, a government-commissioned report said Friday.The research found that vaccination has sharply reduced COVID-19 death rates for … Read more

Stillbirth rates rose in Melbourne’s COVID-19 lockdown, despite dropping overall in past three years

Stillbirth rates rose in Melbourne's COVID-19 lockdown, despite dropping overall in past three years

When lockdowns began and medical appointments took a shift towards telehealth last year, researchers started watching the numbers very closely.Would telehealth be as good as face-to-face care? How much would a fear of getting infected with COVID-19 deter people from going into clinics and hospitals?Key points:Stillbirth rose from one in 400 to one in 300 … Read more

Louth, Leitrim and Westmeath have highest Covid rates

Louth, Leitrim and Westmeath have highest Covid rates

Ireland has a 14-day incidence rate of over 1,160 cases of Covid-19 for every 100,000 people, according to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre. The highest rates are seen in counties Louth, Leitrim and Westmeath. Of the 55,272 cases recorded in the last two weeks, the source of transmission was known in 21,505 cases. It means … Read more

Queensland records zero cases of COVID-19 as Deputy Premier blames regional Queenslanders for low vaccination rates

Queensland records zero cases of COVID-19 as Deputy Premier blames regional Queenslanders for low vaccination rates

The low rates of COVID-19 vaccination in regional Queensland are not due to a lack of resources, the Deputy Premier says, as the state records another day of zero new cases.Key points:The state is due to reopen on December 17 and only 55 per cent of central Queenslanders are vaccinatedSuspended health staff have a week to follow … Read more

Covid-19: Northland cases ‘no surprise’, with low vaccination rates at border

Covid-19: Northland cases 'no surprise', with low vaccination rates at border

New cases of Covid-19 in Northland have come as no surprise to Kaipara’s mayor, who has been advocating for better services in areas next to the Auckland border. Four cases announced over the weekend are all from one household in the Kaiwaka area, which is “right on the border” with alert level 3 Auckland, Dr … Read more

Germany fears fourth Covid wave as vaccination rates remain low | Germany

Concerns are mounting in Germany about a rapidly growing and hard to predict fourth wave of Covid-19 this autumn, as the government is in transition and flatlining vaccination rates lag behind those in the rest of western Europe.An increasingly mobile population, a largely dismantled pop-up testing infrastructure and reduced staffing at hospitals have led some … Read more

Covid 19: Conspiracy theorists contribute to disappointing vaccination rates

Covid 19: Conspiracy theorists contribute to disappointing vaccination rates

The small West Coast town of Karamea is a place that attracts artists and people who want to get away from the world. It also has one of the lowest Covid-19 vaccination rates of any area in the South Island – but the local district health board’s mobile clinic has only visited three times since … Read more

NPHET concerned by growing Covid rates as 101 in ICU

NPHET concerned by growing Covid rates as 101 in ICU

Covid-19 infection in Ireland is now growing at a rate that is concerning NPHET, according to the Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony Holohan. Speaking at a NPHET briefing, Dr Holohan appealed to people to continue with the basic health measures such as handwashing, using masks, staying away from crowds, using ventilation. This comes as the … Read more

Russia and Belarus to adopt differentiated rates for crypto-mining activities

Russia and Belarus to adopt differentiated rates for crypto-mining activities

Cryptocurrency miners in Belarus and Russia will now be subjected to higher electricity tariffs. The governments in these countries are taking steps to segregate cryptocurrency miners from other power consuming groups. As a result, subsidized power would be denied to these groups. This will lead to the adoption of differentiated electricity rates for entities engaged … Read more

Queensland records no new COVID-19 cases as ‘super Pfizer weekend’ sees vaccination rates soar

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There have been no new locally acquired COVID-19 cases recorded in Queensland as people turn out in large numbers to get vaccinated at walk-in hubs. The state also detected no new cases in hotel quarantine, making it a “double donut” day.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Saturday was a record day for vaccinations in Queensland, with 31,004 jabs … Read more