Omicron: South Africa ends night-time curfew

Image source, AFPImage caption, Restrictions on overnight movement have been in place throughout the pandemicSouth Africa has lifted overnight curfew rules, with officials saying the country may have passed the peak of its fourth wave of Covid-19 infections.A government statement said the Omicron variant, while highly transmissible, had seen lower hospitalisation rates than previous waves.There…

Who is ‘good enough to play for Real Madrid’?

It has been another hugely entertaining year in the Premier League. Manchester City reclaimed the title from Liverpool in impressive fashion last season, finishing 12 points ahead of Manchester United, and Pep Guardiola’s side are still sitting pretty at the summit. This year has had a bit of everything: shock results, great signings and the…

Man Utd move back into top six after beating Burnley

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his eighth Premier League goal of the seasonManchester United scored three first-half goals for the first time in the Premier League since January as they swept Burnley aside at Old Trafford to move back into the top six.Scott McTominay’s eighth-minute curler from the edge of the area was United’s quickest top-flight goal…

Trump says he’ll endorse Alaskan Gov. Mike Dunleavy for reelection, as long as Dunleavy doesn’t back GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s reelection campaign

Former President Donald Trump said he’ll endorse Alaskan Gov. Mike Dunleavy — with one caveat. Dunleavy has to refrain from backing Sen. Lisa Murkowski, a moderate Republican and Trump critic. Trump has vowed political revenge against Murkowski for voting to impeach him. Loading Something is loading. Former President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that he’d…

Chinese New Year threatens to further disrupt the global supply chain as smaller shippers in China suspend services for the holidays earlier than usual

Chinese New Year is earlier than last year, and is complicated by especially long quarantine requirements for sailors returning to China. In some cases, according to Bloomberg, sailors are facing 7-week quarantines.  Shipping service providers for smaller ports in China have also suspended services earlier this year. Loading Something is loading. Some shipping companies are…

A Texas pediatrician and professor developed a low-cost COVID-19 vaccine. India just granted it emergency use authorization.

Public health experts have previously said vaccine inequality would allow for new variants.  A Texas doctor and his team developed Corbevax, a low-cost COVID-19 vaccine.  The vaccine just received emergency use authorization in India.  Loading Something is loading. A Texas pediatrician and a professor developed a low-cost COVID-19 vaccine that was approved for emergency use…

MND: Northampton mum determined to beat the odds

By Charlie JonesBBC NewsImage source, Emma MossImage caption, Emma was given a 50/50 chance of surviving for two years when she got her diagnosis in May 2018Emma Moss worries people see her and wonder why she had a child. When her four-year-old daughter Veryan was born, Emma had no health problems but she is now…