A recent study finds that if you are unvaccinated and contract the Omicron variant, you will still be vulnerable to other Covid-19 strains.
Pyongyang says its "anti-epidemic war" is showing positive outcomes even as cases of fever in the unvaccinated East Asian nation top two million with 65 deaths.
Pyongyang reported 15 more deaths and hundreds of thousands of additional patients with fevers as it mobilises over a million health and other workers to try to suppress the country’s first Covid-19 outbreak.
The new recommendations will take effect on May 16, but rules for masks may still vary by airline beyond that date if they fly to or from destinations where the rules are different.
The number of politically motivated offences jumped by more than 23 percent from 2020 to 55,048, the highest level since police started collecting data in 2001.
The Geneva-based organisation has long said the true number of deaths would be far higher than just the recorded fatalities put down to Covid infections.
Greece announces that it will lift most Covid-19 rules for international and domestic flights, while Italy does away with a health pass required to enter restaurants, cinemas, gyms.
Rule still in existence in public transportation, medical institutions until the number of Covid-19 cases drops below 1,000 per day, says Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Researchers call the pressure to be a high achiever, popular and attractive in students the ‘superhero ideal’. Students aiming to be perfect in all aspects of their lives, and inevitably failing at this goal, may end up depressed.
The US State Department also advised Americans to reconsider travelling to China "due to Covid-19-related restrictions, including the risk of parents and children being separated."
The country's strategy remains unchanged, however, with national health official Liang Wannian saying the "dynamic clearance" policy was still Shanghai's "best option".
A study on 1.3 million people aged 60 and older looked at data from the Israeli Ministry of Health database between January 10 and March 2, when the Omicron variant was predominant.
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