First Omicron Case in US Fuels Global Alarm Over Coronavirus Variants

First Omicron Case in US Fuels Global Alarm Over Coronavirus Variants

The first known U.S. The case was a fully vaccinated man in California who had returned from South Africa. Tokyo/Washington: Fears grew over the impact of the Omicron version of the coronavirus on Thursday after the first case was reported in the United States and the Japanese central bank warned of economic pain as countries…

Austrian surgeon fined 2,700 euros for wrong leg amputation

Austrian surgeon fined 2,700 euros for wrong leg amputation

The surgeon said that there was a loophole in the chain of control in the operation theatre. Vienna, Austria |: An Austrian court has fined a surgeon for amputating the wrong leg of an elderly patient, a spokesman for the tribunal in the northern city of Linz said on Wednesday. While the 43-year-old defendant said…

Omicron is already taking charge in South Africa as country borders tighten

Omicron is already taking charge in South Africa as country borders tighten

The number of new cases reported in South Africa doubled from Tuesday to Wednesday. Johannesburg: The heavily mutated Omicron version of the coronavirus is becoming increasingly dominant in South Africa, less than four weeks later, officials said on Wednesday, as other countries tightened their borders against the new threat Is. The United States asked airlines…

Canadian envoys say Ottawa mishandled ‘Havana syndrome’ crisis, claims nearly 30 million in damages

Canadian envoys say Ottawa mishandled ‘Havana syndrome’ crisis, claims nearly 30 million in damages

Canadian Embassy in Havana. (AFP) After a job posting in Cuba, he complained of violent headaches, visual disturbances and nausea – around 20 Canadian diplomats claim their government failed him and others say he is still a victim of the mysterious “Havana Syndrome”. are happening. Officially, Canadian authorities have recognized 14 cases of unexplained fatality,…

Australian minister Alan Tudge asked to stand after allegations of abusive behavior

Australian minister Alan Tudge asked to stand after allegations of abusive behavior

Scott Morrison said the seriousness of the allegations meant Alan Tudge should stand up. Canberra: Australia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, said on Thursday that he had asked the country’s education minister to temporarily step down during an investigation into allegations of an abusive extramarital affair. Minister Alan Tudge was charged on Thursday with physically and…

Omicron expands, reaching nations from the US to South Korea

Omicron expands, reaching nations from the US to South Korea

Most of the infections are from travelers carrying passengers across borders. The omicron variant of COVID-19, first identified in South Africa, has now been detected in countries ranging from the US to South Korea, underscoring the difficulties of reducing the infectious new strains. Most of the infections are from travelers carrying passengers across borders. For…

Japan eases complete ban on new incoming flight bookings

Japan eases complete ban on new incoming flight bookings

Everyone arriving in Japan will have to quarantine at home for 14 days. Tokyo, Japan: Japan has softened the suspension of all new incoming flight bookings to make it easier for citizens to return, the government said on Thursday, a day after Omicron announced a move driven by concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The transport…

Why is Singapore choosing to wait before hitting the panic button on Omicron?

Why is Singapore choosing to wait before hitting the panic button on Omicron?

Over 85% of Singapore’s population has been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Singapore’s world-leading pivot away from Covid Zero is being closely watched as the Omron variant continues to impact global markets. So far, the country has avoided reversing course on its gradual border reopening, and experts say it’s time to wait before pushing the panic…

Google Temp Fired For Being Ungoogley, Files Complaint

Google Temp Fired For Being Ungoogley, Files Complaint

Google is facing an additional NLRB case on behalf of active employees fired by the company. Tuesday Carney only worked inside a Google data center for nine days before he was reportedly fired for being “ungoogled.” Now the temporary worker is at the center of a new complaint with the National Labor Relations Board against…