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COVID-19: WHO "particularly concerned" about countries with low vaccination rates | FULL

Director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during an update on Tuesday that he was “particularly concerned” about countries with low COVID-19 vaccination rates, “as people are many times more at risk of severe illness and death.” “I’m proud COVAX delivered its one billionth dose over the weekend. Of course, it’s not enough and we…

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Thousands in Italy protest "lack of freedom" due to COVID-19 restrictions

Thousands of protesters from all over Italy gathered in Rome on Saturday, Jan. 15 to denounce restrictions to their freedom after the Italian government tightened COVID-19 restrictions as the contagious Omicron variant rips through the country. “We are all here to try to claim our rights and dignity as human beings,” a protester from Forte dei Marmi, Elisa Galleni,…

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Thousands in Italy protest lack of freedom due to COVID-19 restrictions

Thousands of protesters from all over Italy gathered in Rome on Saturday, Jan. 15 to denounce restrictions to their freedom after the Italian government tightened COVID-19 restrictions as the contagious Omicron variant rips through the country. “We are all here to try to claim our rights and dignity as human beings,” a protester from Forte dei Marmi, Elisa Galleni,…

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Why some can’t catch COVID-19 | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia

Infectious diseases expert Professor Robert Booy explains why some people can’t catch COVID-19, even as those around them become infected. Subscribe and 🔔: http://9Soci.al/KM6e50GjSK9 | Get more breaking news at 9News.com.au: http://9Soci.al/iyCO50GjSK6 0:00 Why some can’t catch COVID-19 2:57 Canada health tax for unvaccinated residents 7:11 Queensland border opening a win for businesses ►9News Lunch Podcast | Listen Weekdays…

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COVID-19: Canada in for "intense" weeks of Omicron infections, data shows | FULL

Canada is set for several “intense” weeks of COVID-19 activity as the Omicron variant continues to drive record infections and hospitalizations, new modelling data suggested on Friday. The projections indicate the Omicron wave could peak at 170,000 cases a day this month, though officials say the numbers are estimates of the “true number of daily cases” that may be…

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COVID-19: Canadians divided over Quebec's proposed tax on unvaccinated

Quebec’s proposal to tax unvaccinated people is sparking a wide range of reactions beyond the province’s borders. The plan to impose a tax on adults who choose to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 is already being called “constitutionally vulnerable” by critics – but experts say the province is well within its rights and challenges are likely to fail. Details about…

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COVID-19: Canadians divided over Quebec's proposed tax on unvaccinated

Quebec’s proposal to tax unvaccinated people is sparking a wide range of reactions beyond the province’s borders. The plan to impose a tax on adults who choose to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 is already being called “constitutionally vulnerable” by critics – but experts say the province is well within its rights and challenges are likely to fail. Details about…

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COVID-19: Canadians divided over Quebec's proposed tax on unvaccinated

Quebec’s proposal to tax unvaccinated people is sparking a wide range of reactions beyond the province’s borders. The plan to impose a tax on adults who choose to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 is already being called “constitutionally vulnerable” by critics – but experts say the province is well within its rights and challenges are likely to fail. Details about…

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COVID-19: Canadians divided over Quebec's proposed tax on unvaccinated

Quebec’s proposal to tax unvaccinated people is sparking a wide range of reactions beyond the province’s borders. The plan to impose a tax on adults who choose to remain unvaccinated against COVID-19 is already being called “constitutionally vulnerable” by critics – but experts say the province is well within its rights and challenges are likely to fail. Details about…

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Queensland records 3587 new COVID-19 cases | Coronavirus | 9 News Australia

Queensland has recorded another spike in COVID-19 cases, with 3587 new infections. Subscribe and 🔔: http://9Soci.al/KM6e50GjSK9 | Get more breaking news at 9News.com.au: http://9Soci.al/iyCO50GjSK6 ►9News Lunch Podcast | Listen Weekdays at 12.30pm AEST: https://omny.fm/shows/the-9news-lunch-podcast FOLLOW 9News Australia ► Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/9News/ ► Twitter: https://twitter.com/9NewsAUS ► Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/9news/ Join 9News for the latest in news and events that affect you in…

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