Qatar Airways and Edinburgh Airport get high Covid-19 safety ratings

Qatar Airways has become the world’s first long-haul airline to receive a maximum five-star ‘Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating’ from Skytrax. The respected UK-based air transport rating agency found the carrier had ‘adopted a broad and robust range of safety and hygiene measures to accommodate customers’ after assessing standards on its flights and at its home … Read more Qatar Airways and Edinburgh Airport get high Covid-19 safety ratings

Nurses call for higher-grade face masks to protect against new coronavirus strains

Nursing leaders have called for higher-grade face masks to be given to staff to protect them against highly transmissible strains of Covid-19. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) and the British Medical Association (BMA) warned that members had raised fears they were being given inadequate personal protective equipment (PPE) in a letter to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). … Read more Nurses call for higher-grade face masks to protect against new coronavirus strains

Almost 300,000 Queensland residents put on high alert after coronavirus detected in sewage water

Almost 300,000 residents are put on high alert after coronavirus is detected in sewage water in Queensland despite the state going 12 days since its last locally-transmitted Covid-19 case By Levi Parsons For Daily Mail Australia Published: 08:00 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 08:00 GMT, 23 January 2021 Coronavirus fragments have been detected at … Read more Almost 300,000 Queensland residents put on high alert after coronavirus detected in sewage water

Taye Diggs heaps praise on ex-wife Idina Menzel when discussing his breakout role in Rent

Taye Diggs heaps praise on ex-wife Idina Menzel when discussing his breakout role in Rent and the raising their son amid COVID-19 pandemic: ‘I remind myself how lucky I am’ By Kevin Kayhart For Dailymail.com Published: 04:18 GMT, 23 January 2021 | Updated: 04:18 GMT, 23 January 2021 Taye Diggs opened up about his life … Read more Taye Diggs heaps praise on ex-wife Idina Menzel when discussing his breakout role in Rent

Tammin Sursok reveals her husband has finally tested NEGATIVE to Covid 21 days after his diagnosis

Tammin Sursok has confirmed her husband Sean McEwen has received a negative Coronavirus result, 21 days after he tested positive. On Saturday, the elated 37-year-old actress shared a string of videos relaying how ‘overwhelming’ the virus had been on the family, before confirming the happy result alongside a video of their daughter Lennon, two, cheering … Read more Tammin Sursok reveals her husband has finally tested NEGATIVE to Covid 21 days after his diagnosis

AstraZeneca warns EU countries it will cut deliveries of Covid-19 vaccine by 60% in first quarter

AstraZeneca has warned EU countries it will cut deliveries of its Covid-19 vaccine by 60 per cent to 31 million doses in the first quarter due to production problems.  The decrease deals another blow to Europe’s Covid-19 vaccination drive after Pfizer Inc and partner BioNTech SE slowed supplies of their vaccine to the bloc this … Read more AstraZeneca warns EU countries it will cut deliveries of Covid-19 vaccine by 60% in first quarter

Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1 billion — but your odds of winning it are 1 in 302.5 million

The jackpot for the Mega Millions lottery game has grown to $1 billion ahead of Friday night’s drawing after more than four months without a winner thanks to bad luck, poor odds and reduced play partially blamed on the coronavirus pandemic. It’s only the third time a lottery jackpot has grown so large, but much … Read more Mega Millions jackpot reaches $1 billion — but your odds of winning it are 1 in 302.5 million

United Airlines CEO says he wants to make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory

United CEO Scott Kirby says he’s considering making the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory among staff  United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby has announced he’s in favor of a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine policy for all employees and says other companies should follow suit.  Kirby on Thursday spoke during an employee town hall meeting where he informed staff he … Read more United Airlines CEO says he wants to make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory

Millions of Sydneysiders are welcomed back into Victoria – as state goes another day with zero cases

Millions of Sydneysiders are welcomed back into Victoria – except ONE council area – after the state records another zero case day Victoria has now gone 17 days without a locally acquired case of coronavirus It comes as Sydney residents are welcomed in Victoria, with borders eased  All of Sydney – with the exception of one … Read more Millions of Sydneysiders are welcomed back into Victoria – as state goes another day with zero cases

Couple marry in ICU after both were rushed to hospital with Covid

A couple due to be married that was rushed to hospital with coronavirus after their oxygen levels plummeted to dangerous levels have tied the knot in their Covid ward. Elizabeth Kerr, 31, and Simon O’Brien, 36, had initially planned to marry each other in June last year, but the coronavirus pandemic cut their plans short. … Read more Couple marry in ICU after both were rushed to hospital with Covid

Qatar Airways gets five-star Covid-19 safety rating from Skytrax, Edinburgh Airport gets four stars

Qatar Airways has become the world’s first long-haul airline to receive a maximum five-star ‘Covid-19 Airline Safety Rating’ from Skytrax. The respected UK-based air transport rating agency found the carrier had ‘adopted a broad and robust range of safety and hygiene measures to accommodate customers’ after assessing standards on its flights and at its home … Read more Qatar Airways gets five-star Covid-19 safety rating from Skytrax, Edinburgh Airport gets four stars