An investigation into the handling of the Covid-19 crisis by Brazil has heard allegations that a public servant has been pressured to pass a vaccine import agreement and that President Jair Bolsonaro was alerted of possible irregularities. The Senate committee examines how the administration handled the pandemic.
Iceland has removed all national restrictions and will soon loosen the testing requirements for fully vaccinated travelers, due to the country’s high level of vaccination. Svandis Svavarsdóttir, Minister of Health, stated the requirements for the use of masks and social detachment and the boundaries of the meetings had been raised.
Symptoms of adverse mental health conditions were more prevalent among U.S. public health workers devoting more time to Covid-19 response activities or working long hours, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The researchers surveyed 26,174 staff between March 29 and April 16.
Daily cases of coronavirus in Fiji have grown more than seven times since the beginning of the month, with a health minister blaming the surge on the highly transmissible Delta variant. Cases have skyrocketed in recent weeks, going from 37 on 1 June to 308 on 24 June. Fourteen people are dead now.
The Latitude music festival will be allowed to run at full capacity this summer after being included in the government’s event research program. Latitude, founded in 2006, usually hosts about 35,000 people. It is scheduled to come out from 22 to 25 July, three days after all remaining block restrictions were handed over across England.
The internationalization of luxury goods has kept the sector afloat during the pandemic, according to Christie’s. By 2020, its auctions are online including bidders from 90 countriesS they hadn’t been represented before, said Neda Whitney, senior vice president of marketing. They accounted for 40 percent of bidders.
The Gavi vaccine alliance has said it will provides another $ 775m to help lower-income countries prepare to deliver deliveries with cold chain planning, technical assistance and equipment, following an announcement that doses of $ 1.9 billion will be available by the end of the year. The funds will fund the Covax program.
Athens will give the green light after years of delay to an 8 billion euro property plan so central to the Greek economy that it has been part of discussions with eurozone creditors. Hellinikon real estate development – three times the size of Munich – is seen as essential to help Greece recover from the pandemic and recession.