The pandemic in 60 seconds: animated maps show how Covid-19 spread across NSW and Victoria | Health

The coronavirus pandemic in Australia has caused almost 2,000 deaths and resulted in close to 200,000 cases.In the worst-hit states of New South Wales and Victoria, high vaccination rates have now reduced the rate of hospital admissions.Here we have used an experimental mapping method to show how the outbreak spread across the two states from … Read more

3 signs that show crypto mass adoption is underway

3 signs that show crypto mass adoption is underway

The march toward blockchain and cryptocurrency mass adoption has made significant strides in 2021 as the growth of decentralized finance (DeFi) and nonfungible tokens (NFT) thrust crypto into the mainstream media spotlight on a daily basis.From the rise of meme coins such as Dogecoin (DOGE) and Shiba Inu (SHIB) to the breakout popularity of the … Read more

Dubai Air Show opens to industry on the mend amid COVID-19

Dubai Air Show opens to industry on the mend amid COVID-19

DUBAI, united Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai’s biennial Air Show opened Sunday to a world still reeling from the pandemic and an aviation industry hard-hit by the coronavirus, but on the mend.Boeing and Airbus have traditionally been the stars of the aviation trade show, competing for multibillion-dollar Gulf-based airline purchases and hammering out final details … Read more

UK falling behind most G7 countries in sharing Covid vaccines, figures show | Coronavirus

The UK is lagging behind other G7 countries in sharing surplus Covid vaccines with poorer countries, according to newly published figures.The advocacy organisation One, which is campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030, described it as shaming for the UK government.The figures show that the UK is behind every member of the … Read more

4 charts show how Covid vaccines are working in the UK

4 charts show how Covid vaccines are working in the UK

Caroline Nicolls receives an injection of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine administered by nurse Amy Nash at the Madejski Stadium in Reading, England, on April 13, 2021.Steve Parsons | AFP | Getty ImagesLONDON — Months of data from the U.K.’s inoculation program have given deeper insight into how effective vaccines are against Covid-19.The situation is looking … Read more

Britain’s Covid numbers show we need to move immediately to ‘plan B’ | Kit Yates

All the Covid indicators in the UK are going in the wrong direction. They have been for a while now. Cases are surging upwards; hospitals are feeling the strain of increasing numbers of Covid patients, and daily death tolls are rising. At the same time, vaccination delivery is slowing down.On Monday we saw almost 50,000 … Read more

COVID-19 hospitalizations could double within a month, new N.B. projections show

COVID-19 hospitalizations could double within a month, new N.B. projections show

The number of COVID-19 hospitalizations in New Brunswick could double within a month if contact rates don’t dramatically drop, new provincial modelling shows. Contact rate refers to the number of people an average person interacts with on a given day, times their chance of getting infected per contact, said Sanjeev Seahra, professor and chair of the University … Read more