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'What the hell's the matter with them?': Biden scorches GOP lawmakers who didn't wear masks in secure areas during Capitol riots, saying they need 'to grow up'

President-elect Joe Biden. Susan Walsh/AP President-elect Joe Biden on Friday excoriated Republicans who refused to wear masks while huddled with other lawmakers during the Capitol riots, saying they needed "to grow up." "Quite frankly, it was shocking to see members of the Congress while the Capitol was under siege by a deadly mob of thugs refuse to wear masks while they were in secure locations," he said. At least three Democratic House members who were in locations with a select number ...
Tags: Politics, Joe Biden, COVID-19, Coronavirus, Mask compliance, Masking, Lisa Blunt Rochester, House of Representatives, Republicans, Capitol Siege


Coronavirus live news: UK records 1,295 more deaths and a further 41,346 cases; Japan's Covid second wave linked to rise in suicides

UK aviation sector needs urgent support, industry leaders sayIndia begins world’s biggest Covid vaccination programmeNew Brazil Covid variant probably already in UK, says Sage memberGlobal coronavirus death toll reaches 2 million peopleFor all our coronavirus coverage 4.29pm GMT Italy reported 475 coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday, against 477 the day before, the health ministry said, while the daily tally of new infections rose to 16,310 from 16,146. Italy has registered 81,800 Covid-1...
Tags: Europe, Japan, UK, Science, World news, Infectious Diseases, Italy, Brazil, Coronavirus, COVID


The US screwed up its vaccine roll out in part because it was too choosy about who should get shots first

A frontline healthcare worker receives a Moderna COVID-19 vaccination at the Park County Health Departments storefront clinic on January 5, 2021 in Livingston, Montana. Photo by William Campbell/Getty Images The US has one of the lowest COVID-19 vaccinations per capita rates in the world. Israel has the best. Israel chose to prioritize its elderly. The US, by contrast, rolled out its doses using a complicated priority tier system based, in part, on people's employment. In order to fix the ...
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Turn it down: how to silence your inner voice

Your internal monologue shapes mental wellbeing, says psychologist Ethan Kross. He has the tools to improve your mind’s backchatAs Ethan Kross, an American experimental psychologist and neuroscientist, will cheerfully testify, the person who doesn’t sometimes find themselves listening to an unhelpful voice in their head probably doesn’t exist. Ten years ago, Kross found himself sitting up late at night with a baseball bat in his hand, waiting for an imaginary assailant he was convinced was about...
Tags: Psychology, Science, US news, Medical Research, Michigan University, Kross, Ethan Kross, Coronavirus


My new lockdown survival tip? Food, food and more food

Whether it’s fish fingers or a fancy restaurant chicken salad, what we eat can help us through hard timesLockdown 3.0. My plan, before this exciting new iteration was announced, was to write about Francis Bacon’s cooking: I’ve been reading a new biography of the artist, and on every other page is a description of the wondrous meals he would produce for friends, seemingly out of nowhere (oysters, fish, cheese, grapes). But all that will have to wait. We must be practical. I’ve had a good look aro...
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Why America's vaccine rollout was a total disaster - and what it means for the next few months

Business Insider Jonathan Drake/Reuters; Samantha Lee/Insider The US developed coronavirus vaccines in record time last year. But the process of getting those shots into people's arms is going horrendously slow, just as more Americans are dying from the virus than ever before. The blame lies with a president who either forgot — or didn't care enough — to finish off the country's vaccination plan, setting the US on the back foot. There are promising signs that this vaccine drive ...
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Coronavirus vaccines are safe for people of color, despite online myths and mistrust of the healthcare system

Sandra Lindsay receives the COVID-19 vaccine in New Hyde Park, New York. Mark Lennihan/Pool via REUTERS People of color, and Black Americans in particular, may be hesitant to get vaccinated in the US due to a history of racist medical experiments or overall mistrust of the healthcare system. In Latinx communities, language barriers can also force people to receive health information through social media, where myths abound. But clinical trials overwhelmingly show that coronavirus vaccines...
Tags: UK, Science, News, New York City, US, Trends, New York Times, Native Americans, Philadelphia, Npr, Pfizer, Pew Research Center, People Of Color, Cnbc, Black, Princeton University


Calling all billionaires: here’s how to keep your superyacht Covid-free

As the rich and famous isolate on the seas, a new catamaran is designed to keep the virus out Coronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt is a problem not many us have to consider: how to ensure your multimillion dollar superyacht remains a coronavirus-free zone despite taking on board crew from around the world.But for the billionaire owners of floating luxury homes there is now a solution – a very expensive one, naturally. An Australian naval architecture firm is launching a...
Tags: Celebrity, Life and style, UK News, World news, Australia news, Luxury goods sector, Luxury Travel, Shipping Industry, Coronavirus


Mohamud Hassan death: woman faces Covid fine over Cardiff protests

Woman faces £500 fine for allegedly organising protests over man who died after night in police custodyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA woman faces a £500 fine for allegedly organising protests in response to the death of a man who died hours after being released from police custody in Cardiff, because demonstrations are not allowed under Welsh government regulations. People gathered in protest outside Cardiff Bay police station after Mohamud Hassan’s death on 9 Janu...
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Coronavirus live news: Keir Starmer suggests he would back tougher measures; Japan's Covid second wave linked to rise in suicides

India begins world’s biggest Covid vaccination programmeGlobal coronavirus death toll reaches 2 million peopleUK shuts travel corridors and requires negative Covid tests to enterGerman vaccine officials forced to guess who is eligible from namesFor all our coronavirus coverage 1.06pm GMT Air travel between Moscow and the capitals of Finland, Vietnam, India and Qatar, suspended since the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic, will resume frmo 27 January, Russian authorities have said. A sta...
Tags: Japan, Science, India, Qatar, World news, Infectious Diseases, Moscow, Keir Starmer, Reuters, Hong Kong University, Coronavirus, Finland Vietnam India, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology People


How Walgreens, CVS, Kroger, and other retailers plan to leverage tech, convenience, and public trust to get the chaotic mass vaccine rollout back on track

A CVS pharmacist prepares to vaccinate assisted-living facility residents in Maine. Ben McCanna/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images On Thursday retail pharmacies began administering COVID-19 vaccines to the elderly in New York. National drug chains like CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid are slated to be major players in the vaccine rollout. So are pharmacies operated out of retail giants like Walmart and Kroger. National retailers could offer brand name recognition that will foster convenien...
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Coronavirus live news: Keir Starmer suggests he would back tougher measures; India begins world's largest vaccination drive

India begins world’s biggest Covid vaccination programmeGlobal coronavirus death toll reaches 2 million peopleUK shuts travel corridors and requires negative Covid tests to enterGerman vaccine officials forced to guess who is eligible from namesFor all our coronavirus coverage 12.13pm GMT AstraZeneca’s Covid vaccine has been approved for emergency use in Pakistan, the health minister said on Saturday, making it the first coronavirus jab to be allowed for use in the South Asian country.Pakist...
Tags: Science, India, World news, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Labour, Pakistan, Astrazeneca, Keir Starmer, Fabian Society, Coronavirus, Drug Regulatory Authority


Turkey is accused of extraditing Uighur Muslims to China in exchange for COVID-19 vaccines

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. WANG ZHAO/AFP via Getty Images The Turkish government has been accused of agreeing to deport Uighur Muslims to China to access COVID-19 vaccines. In recent years, China has forcefully cracked down on Uighurs around the world, using their religion to cite a national security threat. Turkey is home to the largest number of diasporic Uighurs in the world. In late December 2020, Beijing ratified a 2017 deal with Ankara to...
Tags: Politics, Science, London, China, Trends, Turkey, Beijing, Xi Jinping, News UK, The Guardian, Chinese communist party, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Xinjiang, Ankara, Ccp


Health Secretary Alex Azar uses resignation letter to fire warning at Trump that the Capitol siege threatens to 'tarnish' the administration's accomplishments

President Donald Trump listens as Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House, Friday, March 20, 2020, in Washington. Associated Press/Evan Vucci Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar resigned this week, using his departure letter to condemn President Trump over his role in inciting last week's violent attack on the US Capitol. In the resignation letter, which dates to January 12 but was obtain...
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‘I’m grateful for our intense lockdown split’: what has the pandemic done to our relationships?

This period of enforced togetherness has broken some couples and turbocharged othersLexi can clearly recall the day she walked around the house looking for traces of her husband, Rob. Returning from her work as a dog groomer that Friday evening, as usual she went to put her shoes away in the drawer under the stairs. But opening it up, she noticed all his shoes were missing. She went to the bedroom and looked at his side of the wardrobe: empty. As she walked from room to room, the shock set in. T...
Tags: Sex, Relationships, Life and style, Rob, Lexi, Coronavirus, Rob Returning


Coronavirus live news: UK aviation industry warns of impact of travel corridor curbs; India begins world's largest vaccination drive

Global coronavirus death toll reaches 2 million peopleUK shuts travel corridors and requires negative Covid tests to enterGerman vaccine officials forced to guess who is eligible from namesFor all our coronavirus coverage 9.12am GMT India has begun one of the world’s biggest Covid-19 vaccination programmes, the first major developing country to roll out the vaccine and marking the beginning of an effort to immunise more than 1.3 billion people, writes Hannah Ellis-Petersen, the Guardian’s so...
Tags: Asia, UK, Science, India, Narendra Modi, World news, Infectious Diseases, Azerbaijan, New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Reuters Azerbaijan, Hannah Ellis Petersen, Coronavirus


UK seals its border and requires negative COVID-19 tests for arrivals in a bid to keep out 'vaccine-busting' variants

Passengers wearing face masks as a precautionary measure against COVID-19, walk through the arrivals hall after landing at London Heathrow Airport in west London, on January 15, 2021 DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP via Getty Images Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that all travel corridors would close. This means that all those arriving in the United Kingdom will be required to quarantine. Arrivals in the UK will also be required to present proof of a negative COVID-19 test. The tougher restr...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, UK, Science, London, News, Airports, Trends, NHS, United Kingdom, News UK, Transport, National Health Service, Brazil, Boris Johnson, Johnson


More than a year after the first COVID-19 case was discovered, more than 2 million people have died from the highly transmissible virus

Health workers in personal protective suits ferry the body of a man who died of COVID-19 on a handcart for cremation in New Delhi, India, May 28, 2020. AP Photo/Manish Swarup More than 2 million people worldwide have died from COVID-19 as of Friday.  The world hit one million COVID-19 deaths just three months ago.  The death toll is the equivalent to the entire country of Slovenia. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. More than a year after the first novel coronavirus case w...
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India begins world's biggest Covid vaccination programme

Country of 1.3 billion people hopes to vaccinate 300 million citizens by AugustCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIndia has begun one of the world’s biggest Covid-19 vaccination programmes, the first major developing country to roll out the vaccine and marking the beginning of an effort to immunise more than 1.3 billion people.The first dose was administered to a health worker at All India Institute of Medical Sciences in the capital, New Delhi, after the prime minister,...
Tags: India, Narendra Modi, World news, Vaccines and immunisation, New Delhi, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Coronavirus


Coronavirus live news: Salisbury Cathedral hosts vaccinations, Australian Open players locked down

Global coronavirus death toll reaches 2 million people; UK shuts travel corridors and requires negative Covid tests to enter; German vaccine officials forced to guess who is eligible from namesBrazil rushes to save premature babies as Covid swamps hospitalsVaccine passports: what are they and do they pose a danger to privacy?US suffers bleak January as Covid rages and vaccination campaign falters‘At the coalface’: what the Australian expert in WHO’s Covid mission in China hopes to find 8.19am ...
Tags: UK, Science, London, China, Russia, World news, Infectious Diseases, Moscow, Reuters, Salisbury Cathedral, Damien Gayle, Coronavirus


Family fear for dying Australian man stranded in Ireland as Emirates cancels flights

John Jobber, who is suffering from end-stage renal failure, prostate cancer and dementia, had a ticket for a March flight homeFollow today’s coronavirus live blogState by state restrictions explainedCovid hotspots Victoria; NSW hotspots; Queensland hotspotsNSW and Sydney trend map: where cases are rising or fallingIt was John Jobber’s dying wish to visit the UK, spend time with family and say his goodbyes before returning to Australia and entering palliative care.The trip was meant to last four ...
Tags: Health, UK, Australia, Australia news, Ireland, Queensland, Airline Industry, Sydney, Victoria, Samantha John, Coronavirus, John Jobber


Vaccine Distribution Disparity Causing Confusion About Who Can Get COVID Vaccine And When

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Covid vaccine: 72% of black people unlikely to have jab, UK survey finds

Sage voices concern at BAME uptake and says more must be done to increase trust in vaccineCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageAdvisers from the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) have raised fresh concerns over Covid vaccine uptake among black, Asian and minority ethnic communities (BAME) as research showed up to 72% of black people said they were unlikely to have the jab.Historical issues of unethical healthcare research, and structural and institutional ra...
Tags: Health, UK, Race, Society, Vaccines and immunisation, Sage, BAME, Coronavirus, Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies SAGE


Global report: coronavirus death toll reaches 2 million

‘Heart-wrenching milestone’ says UN chief; China reports 130 new cases in flare-up; India starts mass vaccination campaignCoronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverageMore than two million people have lost their lives to the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide, with the United Nations secretary general, António Guterres, lamenting the impact of the “vicious virus”.“Our world has reached a heart-wrenching milestone,” Guterres announced on Friday in a video marking the moment. Continue rea...
Tags: Europe, Science, China, India, UK News, World news, US news, Infectious Diseases, United Nations, Un, Antonio Guterres, Guterres, Coronavirus


Covid hotspots NSW: list of Sydney and regional coronavirus case locations

Here are the current coronavirus hotspots in New South Wales and what to do if you’ve visited themAustralia’s Covid restrictions and lockdown rules – state by stateNSW Covid cases map; Vic hotspots list; QLD hotspots listDownload the free Guardian appNew South Wales health authorities have updated a list of hotspots Covid-positive people have visited while infectious.Those who attended some locations must isolate immediately for 14 days after you were last there, others must monitor for symptoms...
Tags: Health, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Sydney, South Wales, Vic, Coronavirus


Australian Open players locked down as two test positive for Covid-19 after flight from US

Victoria Azarenka, Sloane Stephens and Kei Nishikori confined to hotel rooms after two people on chartered flight test positive Follow today’s coronavirus live blog‘At the coalface’: what the Australian expert in WHO’s Covid mission in China hopes to findTwo-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka is believed to be among a group of players who will be confined to their hotel rooms for the next 14 days after two people on the charter flight QR7493 from Los Angeles tested positive to Covid...
Tags: Australia, China, US, Los Angeles, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australia sport, Melbourne, Australian Open, Victoria Azarenka, Kei Nishikori, Santiago Gonzalez, Victoria Azarenka Sloane Stephens, Coronavirus


California Reporting 525 COVID-Related Deaths Every Day

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — More Californians than ever are dying from the coronavirus — a knee-bucking 525 every day — and with the number expected to keep climbing state officials said Friday they are sending more refrigerated trailers to act as makeshift morgues for overwhelmed county coroner’s offices. There are now 98 of the trailers to help county coroners store bodies “with respect and dignity,” Office of Emergency Services Director Mark Ghilarducci said. In Los Angeles County, where on ave...
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California Leaders Push Vaccinations Despite Limited Supply

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California’s governor and the mayor of Los Angeles triumphantly touted Dodger Stadium on Friday as a new mass coronavirus vaccination site capable of administering 12,000 shots a day, despite acknowledging they had no idea how many vaccines the state can expect to get from the federal government. “As soon as we know, we’ll be able to communicate that more fully to members of the public,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said during a news conference at the stadium, following contentio...
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California COVID-19 Benefits Fraud Could Reach $9.8 Billion — Over Double The Original Estimates

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — California may have paid out nearly $10 billion in phony coronavirus unemployment claims — more than double the previous estimate — with some of that money going to organized crime in Russia, China, and other countries, according to a security firm hired to investigate the fraud. At least 10% of claims submitted to the state Employment Development Department before controls were installed in October may have been fraudulent, Blake Hall, founder and CEO of ID.me told the Lo...
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Super Nintendo World Osaka Indefinitely Postponed by Japan State of Emergency

Super Nintendo World’s Osaka-located attraction can’t catch a break as it has been indefinitely postponed once again because of Japan’s State of Emergency, sure to have some wondering if the meddlesome Coronavirus will ever be purged. Initially meant to open before the start of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, and then pushed back to February 4th, […]
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