11 African Lions Test Positive For COVID At Denver Zoo

DENVER (CBS4) – COVID-19 has infected the lions at the Denver Zoo. Zookeepers are caring for 11 African lions that have tested positive. (credit: Denver Zoo) Keeper say they’ve observed them coughing, sneezing and acting lethargic. The lions are between 1 to 9 years old. (credit: Denver Zoo) The zoo has taken safety precautions since … Read more

Facebook is ‘unquestionably making hate worse’, says whistleblower Frances Haugen – politics live

Children don’t have as good self regulation as adults do, that’s why they’re not allowed to buy cigarettes. When kids describe their usage of Instagram, Facebook’s own research describes it as ‘an addict’s narrative’. The kids say ‘this makes me unhappy, I don’t have the ability to control my usage of it, and I feel … Read more

Pig Kidney Successfully Transplanted Into Human For First Time

Surgeons have successfully attached a kidney grown in a genetically altered pig to a human patient and found that the organ worked normally, a scientific breakthrough that one day could open up a new way to provide organs to sick people. What do you think? “Unlike eating its succulent flesh, that feels weird.” Agatha Reyna, … Read more

Have you caught the ‘super cold’? Here’s how to tackle the symptoms

The tweet received more than 15,400 likes, with many people responding with their own accounts of the dreaded malady.  In the pre-pandemic world, colds weren’t something to be taken seriously; it was quite common to suffer through a day’s work while blowing into a hanky or attend a meeting with streaming eyes. But anecdotally, simply … Read more

COVID-19: Capacity limits out, optimism in for London, Ont. businesses – London | Globalnews.ca

For some London, Ont., businesses, Monday marks an important step in their journey back to a pre-pandemic “normal.” As of 12:01 a.m. Monday, Ontario restaurants, bars and gyms were able to lift capacity limits as part of the province’s plan to move out of Step 3 of its COVID-19 reopening plan. Casinos, bingo halls and … Read more

Hip Hop And Street Heroes Drive Up First Dose Vaccinations In South Auckland

Monday, 25 October 2021, 6:01 pmPress Release: Northern Region Health Coordination Centre Two events aimed at increasing Maaori vaccination rates in south Auckland today have so far attracted close to 200 people, most of them receiving first dose vaccinations. Some of south Auckland’s leading Maaori health providers set off from Manurewa marae just before midday … Read more

109 Community Cases Of COVID-19; 2 New Border Cases; 87% Of Eligible New Zealanders Receive One Vaccine Dose

Monday, 25 October 2021, 5:37 pmPress Release: Ministry of Health There are 109 new community cases of COVID-19 to report today. As at 10am, 47 of these cases are linked – including 30 household contacts – and 62 remain unlinked, with investigations continuing to help determine their connection to the outbreak.  Cases   Number of … Read more

Hundreds walk together in New Jersey to raise awareness for suicide prevention

HOBOKEN, New Jersey (WABC) — Hundreds walked together on Sunday in New Jersey to raise awareness for suicide prevention. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention held its annual Hoboken walk. It’s one of about a dozen walks the group holds in New Jersey and 400 that will take place nationwide. The foundation raises money to … Read more

Red Cross calls for urgent help for PNG after record COVID surge

The Pacific nation is reporting more cases amid one of the world’s slowest vaccine rollouts. Concerted international action is necessary to help Papua New Guinea (PNG) deal with a record surge in COVID-19 cases that is overwhelming the country’s health system, the International Federation of Red Cross Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has said. The latest … Read more