DEPRESSION: Chinese woman committed suicide during COVID-19 lockdown

A woman in the Chinese region of Inner Mongolia reportedly killed herself after her local area was locked down, China-focused online outlets Sixth Tone and What's on Weibo reported. Hers is the latest documented death linked to China's zero-COVID strategy, in which entire communities face restrictions over a relatively small number of positive cases. Authorities categorized the … Continue reading DEPRESSION: Chinese woman committed suicide during COVID-19 lockdown

What are the benefits of working from home?

Photo by Ivan Samkov on Pexels.com As a sustainability consultant, you can lead by example. You’re working from home and cutting your carbon footprint, and you can help other business owners do the same. You can guide clients through questions such as these: How can I increase how often my team works from home? How … Continue reading What are the benefits of working from home?

COVID-19: Germany tightens regulations for infection prevention and control

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz's cabinet approved legislation this week that will continue basic COVID-19 protective restrictions during the fall and winter seasons, when more infections are expected to strike the public. The new rules, which will be in force from 1st October to 7th April and include the requirement to wear N95-type face masks during … Continue reading COVID-19: Germany tightens regulations for infection prevention and control

Daily exercise lowers risk of COVID-19 infection

Photo by Jonathan Borba on Pexels.com According to a study, daily physical activity has been associated with a decreased risk of COVID-19 infection and severity, including hospitalization and death. The study was published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. A weekly tally of 150 minutes of moderate intensity, or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity, … Continue reading Daily exercise lowers risk of COVID-19 infection

COVID-19: Over 80,000 tourists stranded in China

Following a Covid lockdown, some 80,000 tourists cannot leave the southern Chinese beach resort of Sanya. The restrictions were imposed as Chinese authorities worked to halt the spread of COVID-19 in the city, located on Hainan Island. Officials said there were 229 confirmed cases on August 5 and an additional 129 on August 6. The … Continue reading COVID-19: Over 80,000 tourists stranded in China

COVID-19: Latest updates as at 3.08.2022

India records 17,135 new cases in the last 24 hours A government panel on Covid immunisation has recommended allowing Biological E's Corbevax as a precaution dose for adults fully vaccinated with either Covishield or Covaxin, official sources said on Tuesday. If approved by the government, this would be the first time a booster dose of … Continue reading COVID-19: Latest updates as at 3.08.2022

A PESTEL ANALYSIS OF COVID-19

A PESTEL ANALYSIS OF COVID-19 P-POLITICAL FACTORS “P” emphasizes the important role of politics in business. Considering that there is a correlation between regulated systems and free markets, and the fact that global economics supersedes domestic economies, the “P” in PESTEL requires organizations to weigh various threats and opportunities before expanding into new regions, product … Continue reading A PESTEL ANALYSIS OF COVID-19

Anthony Fauci: I’ll retire after Biden

Dr Anthony Fauci, the infectious disease expert who is the chief medical adviser to U.S. President Joe Biden, will retire by the end of Biden's term, he told Politico in an interview published Monday. Fauci, 81, has been the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) since 1984 and became the face of … Continue reading Anthony Fauci: I’ll retire after Biden

COVID-19 and the Bounded Rationality Theory

Photo by Adrian Agpasa on Pexels.com For years, behavioural economists (researchers who study human behaviour) had believed that people are mostly rational in the decisions they make. Given the choice, they argue, we will always choose the things that give us maximum satisfaction from the resources we have available. They argued this was a universal … Continue reading COVID-19 and the Bounded Rationality Theory

COVID vaccines causing new type of incurable, fatal degenerative brain disorder

Photo by SHVETS production on Pexels.com Studies suggest a link between an incurable and fatal prion disease known as Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) and COVID-19 vaccines. Researchers believe the prion region from the original Wuhan COVID-19 variant’s spike protein was incorporated into mRNA vaccines and adenovirus vector vaccines — given to hundreds of millions of humans — and that it can cause … Continue reading COVID vaccines causing new type of incurable, fatal degenerative brain disorder

COVID-19 Deaths: Biden administration tried to lie about the figures

Biden administration officials recently tried to calculate the number of daily COVID-19 deaths Americans would "tolerate," Politico reports. Three people familiar with the administration's discussions told the news outlet that a target of 200 or fewer Americans was considered before officials decided not to use it in pandemic planning. The sources, who were granted anonymity to … Continue reading COVID-19 Deaths: Biden administration tried to lie about the figures

Omicron has higher impact on the elderly

Despite strong levels of vaccination among older Americans, COVID-19 killed them at vastly higher rates during this past winter's Omicron wave than it did the previous year in the country, The Seattle Times reported on Tuesday. "Almost as many Americans 65 and older died in four months of the Omicron surge as they did in six months … Continue reading Omicron has higher impact on the elderly