Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered citizens a week-long paid vacation and has ordered new military checks to help stop the spread of the new coronavirus pandemic. In a televised address to the nation Wednesday, Putin declared a week-long national holiday lasting from March 28 to April 5 in the country of roughly 144 million people. Essential industries such as medical institutions, pharmacies, shops, banks, financial institutions, transportation, as well as government bodies at all levels will continue to work. "All recommendations must be followed," Putin said. "It is necessary to protect yourself and your loved ones, to show discipline and responsibility, and believe me, the safest thing now is to be at home." Russia so far has reported comparatively few cases of the new coronavirus disease. As of Tuesday, the Russian Ministry of Health recorded 658 confirmed COVID-19 cases, including 29 recoveries and a single death. Putin warned, however, that Russians should not … [Read more...] about Putin Gives Russia Week Vacation, Tells Troops to Train to Stop Coronavirus
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Cases of the novel coronavirus in North Korea have existed from around late March and have only been reported in three areas of the country, officials in the country have reportedly confirmed. Earlier this month, the director of the anti-epidemic department of North Korea's Central Emergency Anti-epidemic Headquarters, Pak Myong Su, told Agence-France-Press (AFP): "Not one single person [in North Korea] has been infected with the novel coronavirus in our country so far." "We have carried out preemptive and scientific measures such as inspections and quarantine for all personnel entering our country and thoroughly disinfecting all goods, as well as closing borders and blocking sea and air lanes," he told AFP at the time. However, North Korean government officials have reportedly been holding lectures to educate residents about the virus, claiming the country had the fewest number of COVID-19 cases in the world. That's according to a resident of North Korea's Ryanggang province in … [Read more...] about North Korea Has Reportedly Confirmed Coronavirus Cases for First Time
The U.S. has temporarily banned the entry of any foreign nationals who have traveled to China within the last 14 days in a bid to "proactively and aggressively" contain the spread of the coronavirus. All U.S. citizens who have traveled to the Hubei province, where the virus was first identified, in the past two weeks will be subject to a mandatory quarantine of up to 14 days, the government's Department of Health and Human Services announced on Friday. U.S. citizens who have been to mainland China within the same period of time will be subject to health screenings at a designated airport and up to 14 days of "monitored self-quarantine," the department said. At least 11 cases of the virus have confirmed in the U.S. and around 14,557 cases reported globally. Of that number, 146 cases have been confirmed outside of China in 23 different countries, according to the latest report on Sunday by the World Health Organization (WHO), which declared the virus a global public health … [Read more...] about Foreign Nationals Who Visited China in Last 14 Days Denied Entry to U.S.
For millions of people, spring ushers in the irritating and sometimes debilitating symptoms of hay fever, from a stuffy nose to a scratchy throat. And this year, many sufferers will be trying to manage their condition while monitoring themselves for COVID-19 symptoms. So, how can a person tell if their cough or sore throat is just a spot of hay fever or symptoms of the coronavirus? Professor Martin Marshall, chair of the family doctors' body the Royal College of GPs, told Newsweek that its members would normally expect to see patients at this time of year suffering with symptoms of pollen allergy known as allergic rhinitis, or hay fever. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, up to 60 million Americans are thought to get hay fever. Symptoms of hay fever include itchy nose, eyes, ears, palate and throat, sneezing, a runny or blocked nasal passage, watery eyes—as well as those which overlap with COVID-19, such as a cough and a sore throat. … [Read more...] about How to Tell the Difference Between Hay Fever and COVID-19
At the FICCI Turf 2022 on Saturday, November 26, Mr Joy Bhattacharjya, Director General, Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports and Mr Amit Purohit, CEO and Founder, Fantasy Akhada engaged in a deep discussion on ‘How Fantasy Sports Enhances Sports Experience’. They highlighted the overall positive outlook of the Central government towards the fantasy sports industry, and also addressed the need for sports leagues to further leverage fantasy sports (FS) platforms to drive & increase fan engagement. Joy Bhattacharjya described how fantasy sports is pushing the fan engagement and explained the concept of second screens in detail. He said, “The phenomenon that has changed fantasy sports is the use of second screens. Sports fans while watching matches on TV, are checking match statistics, or seeing how their teams are performing or even engaging in friendly banter with other fantasy sports users. Fantasy sports uses a second screen to push the engagement even harder," he said. … [Read more...] about Fantasy Sports is Single Biggest Fan Engagement Tool for Sports Leagues, Says FIFS Director-General Joy Bhattacharjya
close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for November 30 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. For decades, Jackie Young had been searching. Orphaned as an infant, he spent the first few years of his life in a Nazi internment camp in what is now the Czech Republic. After World War II he was taken to England , adopted and given a new name. As an adult, he struggled to learn of his origins and his family. He had some scant information about his birth mother, who died in a concentration camp. But about his father? Nothing. Just a blank space on a birth certificate. That changed earlier this year when genealogists were able to use a DNA sample to help find a name — and some relatives he never knew he had. FRENCH HOLOCAUST DENIER ARRESTED IN SCOTLAND, CONVICTED UNDER FRANCE'S ANTI-NAZI LAWS Having that answer to a lifelong question has been "amazing," said Young, now 80 and living in … [Read more...] about Holocaust survivors offered DNA test kits from New York-based Center for Jewish History to help find family
An unexploded bomb thought to be left over from World War Two has been found in a resident's garden causing the entire area to be evacuated. Bomb disposal experts from the Ministry of Defence are en route to the home in Canterbury, Kent to deal with the wartime ammunition. Kent Police have said they were called at around 9.20am today, to a report that items which "resembled artillery shells" were found. Bus routes have been diverted and police have cordoned off nearby roads. Back in March a similar incident saw an Aldi supermarket in Northampton evacuated. Police have cordoned off roads in Canterbury ( Image: Sam Honey / KentLive) Nearby residents and shoppers were all evacuated for a number of hours, while the bomb disposal team got to work. It is not clear what happened to the device, or whether a controlled explosion took place, but shoppers were allowed back into the store after around five hours. We'll be bringing you the very latest updates, … [Read more...] about Residents forced to evacuate their homes after discovery of ‘wartime explosives’
The following is sponsored content by Stansberry Research . Have you seen the massive number job cuts taking place right now in the tech industry? Money manager Charlie Bilello posted a list recently, and the numbers are stunning: Twitter is cutting 50 percent of its workforce (about 3,700 jobs). Facebook is cutting 11,000 jobs–its largest round of layoffs ever. Snap is cutting 20 percent of its workforce (1,200 jobs). Shopify is cutting 10 percent of its workforce (1,000 jobs). Netflix cut 450 jobs. Microsoft and Salesforce are each cutting 1,000 jobs. Robinhood is cutting 31 percent of its workforce. Tesla is cutting 10 percent of salaried workers. Lyft is cutting 13 percent of its workforce (700 jobs). Redfin is cutting 13 percent of its workforce. Coinbase is cutting 18 percent of its workforce (1,100 jobs). Stripe is cutting 14 percent of its workforce (1,000 jobs). And in addition to these massive cuts, Bilello says … [Read more...] about Biggest Job Cuts in Decades Coming?
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