‘Calculated risk’: Ardern gambles as New Zealand Covid restrictions eased | New Zealand

New Zealand is loosening its Covid restrictions, even as a handful of cases continue to circulate in the community, a move experts say represents a roll of the dice for a country that has steadfastly pursued an elimination strategy.“It is a gamble,” says epidemiologist and public health professor Michael Baker. “The one phrase that I … 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

Sobi arthritis drug cuts death risk; heart drugs may help prevent COVID-19 blood clots

Sobi arthritis drug cuts death risk; heart drugs may help prevent COVID-19 blood clots

The word “COVID-19” is reflected in a drop on a syringe needle in this illustration taken November 9, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationSept 10 (Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that have yet to be certified by peer … Read more