Singapore Runs Short Of Nurses, Hospitals Offer Finder’s Fee For Experienced Staff

[ad_1] Singapore: Singapore hospitals and clinics are so desperate for nurses that at least one private hospital group is offering a “finder’s fee” of SGD12,000 for staff to help recruit an experienced nurse. Even a fresh graduate nurse joining the hospital can bring the introducer a windfall of at least SGD3,600 at the group, according … Read more

Vladimir Putin Says He Took Part In Trials Of Nasal Form Of Covid Vaccine

[ad_1] Vladimir Putin said in televised comments that he had been re-inoculated. Moscow: Russia said on Wednesday it planned to export a nasal form of its Sputnik vaccine against COVID-19, which President Vladimir Putin said he had taken as a booster. Putin said in televised comments that he had been re-inoculated six months after his … Read more

Austria’s Covid Surge Is a Warning to the World

[ad_2] At University Hospital Salzburg, intensive care doctor Andreas Kokofer has been observing the surge of Covid-19 infections with a grim inevitability. With cases having reached a daily record high of 15,809 on November 19, Kokofer and colleagues are bracing themselves for an influx of patients. The state of Salzburg is a particular hotspot of … Read more

China’s Homegrown Pill Could Offer A Pivot From Its Covid Zero Strategy

[ad_1] China remains closed to rest of the world and determined to stamp out any domestic flareups. Where will newly developed Covid pills be needed the most? Rather than pandemic hot spots, it’ll be a place where the virus has yet to gain a sustained foothold: China.  That’s the take from Tong Youzhi, chief executive … Read more

At least 210 coronavirus cases are linked to a South Korean religious settlement.

[ad_1] South Korean officials said on Tuesday that they had shut down a religious facility in the city of Cheonan after 210 of its 427 residents tested positive for the coronavirus this week, an outbreak that comes as the country’s cases surge to record highs. At least 191 of the settlement’s residents who contracted the … Read more

Israel Vaccinates Children As Young As 5 To Combat ‘Children’s Wave’ Of Covid

[ad_1] The campaign to vaccinate younger minors started on Tuesday in Israel Tel Aviv: Israel began rolling out COVID-19 vaccines for children aged five to 11 on Monday, becoming one of a handful of countries to inoculate children so young as it seeks to ward off another pandemic wave. Over the summer, the Jewish state … Read more

How Bad Is US Covid Rebound? ICU Beds Offer Worrying Clue

[ad_1] The Covid delta variant has shown a frightening capacity to find the most vulnerable people. The latest US Covid-19 wave is taking its toll on some states’ intensive-care units, with several parts of the country seeing outbreaks that are as bad as ever. In 15 states, patients with confirmed or suspected Covid are taking … Read more

Turkey Updates Quarantine Rules For Vaccinated Travellers From India

[ad_1] Turkey released updated quarantine rules for vaccinated travellers from India. (Representational) Ankara: Turkey has released updated quarantine rules for vaccinated travellers from India and Nepal, the Turkish Embassy in New Delhi said on Monday. According to a statement, passengers travelling to Turkey from India and Nepal and those who have been in these countries … Read more

Lockdown For The Unvaccinated – This Country Takes Drastic Covid Step

[ad_1] The new rules will be in place until at least Nov. 24. Austria is putting unvaccinated people under lockdown from Monday, the most drastic move by a Western European country to slow the latest wave of the coronavirus.  European cases reached almost 2 million last week, the most in a single week in the … Read more

Israel approves coronavirus vaccines for younger children

[ad_1] In a statement, the Health Ministry said its director general, Dr. Nachman Ash, accepted a recommendation from expert advisers to inoculate children with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. It said a majority of advisers believed the benefits of the vaccine outweighed the risks. #Israel #approves #coronavirus #vaccines #younger #children [ad_2]