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Kim Jong-un calls in the army to respond to North Koreas Covid-19 crisis

2022-05-16 03:10:14 UTC

Kim Jong-un calls in the army to respond to North Koreas Covid-19 crisisLeader criticises healthcare officials and orders army to distribute medicine as more than one million are infected by fever

Kim Jong-un has criticised North Koreas pandemic response and ordered the army to Read more at The Guardian


Bulgaria's jobless rate eases to 4.6% in April - Reuters.com

2022-05-16 14:10:00 UTC

BulgariaBulgaria's unemployment rate eased to 4.6% in April from 4.8% in the previous month as employers in the processing industry, retail and hospitality sector opened new jobs, data from the state employment agency showed on Monday. Read more at Reuters


San Diego County Health Officials Report 3598 New COVID Infections Over 4 Days - Times of San Diego

2022-05-17 01:14:17 UTC

San Diego County Health Officials Report 3598 New COVID Infections Over 4 Days - Times of San Diego

  1. San Diego County Health Officials Report 3598 New COVID Infections Over 4 DaysTimes of San Diego
  2. Theres a surge in San Francisco. Wear a mask, doc saysMission Local
  3. Bay Briefing: Why S.F.'s COVID rates are higher than the rest Read more at Times of San Diego


    Today's coronavirus news: Study finds about 11 per cent of admitted COVID patients return to hospital or die within 30 days - Toronto.com

    2022-05-16 09:41:00 UTC

    Today

    1. Today's coronavirus news: Study finds about 11 per cent of admitted COVID patients return to hospital or die within 30 daysToronto.com
    2. About 11% of admitted COVID patients return to hospital or die within 30 days: studyCP24 Toronto's Bre Read more at OurWindsor.ca


      Scientists look for Covid link to mystery child hepatitis - South China Morning Post

      2022-05-17 14:09:24 UTC

      Scientists look for Covid link to mystery child hepatitis - South China Morning Post

      1. Scientists look for Covid link to mystery child hepatitisSouth China Morning Post
      2. Unexplained hepatitis cases rise to 429 across 22 countries, WHO saysThe Irish Times
      3. Coronavirus may be linked to cases of severe hepatitis in ch Read more at Post Magazine


        US surpasses 1 million COVID-19 deaths, according to Johns Hopkins

        2022-05-17 18:19:55 UTC

        US surpasses 1 million COVID-19 deaths, according to Johns HopkinsAt the federal and state level, mask mandates have been relaxed and the US has fully vaccinated 66% of its population.
        Read more at Business Insider


        Uganda's economy seen expanding by up to 4.5% in year to end-June - FinMin - Reuters.com

        2022-05-17 11:30:00 UTC

        UgandaUganda's economy is seen expanding by between 3.8%-4.5% in the fiscal year to end June from 3.4% growth in the same period in 2021, helped by the easing of restrictions aimed at containing COVID-19's spread, its finance minister said on Tuesday. Read more at Reuters


        Key Words: Fauci says no to working under Trump again if he is re-elected in 2024

        2022-05-16 16:23:00 UTC

        Key Words: Fauci says no to working under Trump again if he is re-elected in 2024Dr. Anthony Fauci, now the chief medical adviser to President Biden, was a member of the White House coronavirus task force under President Trump Read more at MarketWatch


        US agrees to ease Trump-era sanctions on Cuba

        2022-05-17 00:22:59 UTC

        US agrees to ease Trump-era sanctions on CubaUnder the new rules more travel will be permitted to the island and visa processing will speed-up.
        Read more at BBC News


        Most of Shanghai has ended virus spread, 1M left in lockdown

        2022-05-16 05:49:02 UTC

        Most of Shanghai has ended virus spread, 1M left in lockdownMost of Shanghai has stopped the spread of the coronavirus in the community and fewer than 1 million people remain under strict lockdown, authorities said... Read more at Yahoo Entertainment


        Saudi Aramco net profit soars 82% in Q1 on high oil prices - Reuters

        2022-05-15 06:41:00 UTC

        Saudi Aramco net profit soars 82% in Q1 on high oil prices - ReutersState-owned oil producer Saudi Aramco on Sunday reported an almost 82% rise in first-quarter net profit, broadly in line with analyst forecasts, helped by strong oil prices. Read more at Reuters


        North Korean planes pick up medical supplies in China - media - Reuters.com

        2022-05-17 09:41:00 UTC

        North Korean planes pick up medical supplies in China - media - Reuters.comNorth Korea has sent aircraft to China to pick up medical supplies days after it confirmed its first COVID-19 outbreak, media reported on Tuesday. Read more at Reuters


        China's COVID controls will impact foreign investment for years - US lobby - Reuters.com

        2022-05-17 02:19:00 UTC

        ChinaChina's strict COVID-19 controls will hamper foreign investment into the country for years to come as limits on travel block the pipeline for projects, the President of the American Chamber of Commerce warned on Tuesday. Read more at Reuters


        Oil prices open lower as EU struggles to seal Russia import ban - Reuters.com

        2022-05-17 00:46:00 UTC

        Oil prices open lower as EU struggles to seal Russia import ban - Reuters.comOil prices opened lower in early Asian trade on Tuesday after the European Union's efforts to enact a ban on Russian oil imports, a move that would tighten global supply, ran into resistance from member country Hungary. Read more at Reuters


        U.S. traffic deaths jump 10.5% in 2021 to highest number since 2005 - Reuters.com

        2022-05-17 15:07:00 UTC

        U.S. traffic deaths jump 10.5% in 2021 to highest number since 2005 - Reuters.comU.S. traffic deaths jumped 10.5% in 2021 to 42,915 - the highest number killed on American roads in a single-year since 2005, U.S. regulators said Tuesday in its preliminary estimate. Read more at Reuters


        Brazil's govt debt falls to 78.5% of GDP in March - Reuters.com

        2022-05-16 13:09:00 UTC

        BrazilBrazil's government debt as a share of gross domestic product fell to 78.5% in March, the lowest level in almost two years, with improved revenues in states and municipalities leading to a new primary surplus for the month. Read more at Reuters


        Japan announces limited "test tourism" from May as step to full re-opening - Reuters.com

        2022-05-17 03:40:00 UTC

        Japan announces limited "test tourism" from May as step to full re-opening - Reuters.comJapan said on Tuesday it would start conducting "test tourism" in the form of limited package tours in May as a way of gathering information prior to a full re-opening of the country to tourism. Read more at Reuters


        Dow Jones Newswires: Eurozone economy grew in Q1 despite omicron, Russias invasion of Ukraine

        2022-05-17 10:13:00 UTC

        Dow Jones Newswires: Eurozone economy grew in Q1 despite omicron, Russias invasion of UkraineThe eurozone economy grew in the first quarter but only modestly, as the spread of the omicron coronavirus variant and Russia's invasion of Ukraine weighed on economic performance, according to a second estimate. Read more at MarketWatch


        Fed Chair Says Interest Rates Should Have Gone Up Sooner

        2022-05-17 18:50:00 UTC

        Fed Chair Says Interest Rates Should Have Gone Up SoonerFederal Reserve Chair Jerome H. Powell acknowledged in an interview with Marketplace on Thursday that the central bank could have moved faster to raise interest rates and cut inflation, as the central bank comes under increasing scrutiny over whether it waite Read more at Slashdot.org


        Column: Oil hedge funds caught between sanctions and recession - Reuters.com

        2022-05-16 13:21:00 UTC

        Column: Oil hedge funds caught between sanctions and recession - Reuters.comPortfolio investors have left their petroleum positions essentially unchanged for the last nine weeks as loss of production from Russia is matched by loss of consumption from China and Europe. Read more at Reuters



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