EU mulls insurance ban for ships carrying Russian oil

EU officials have proposed a ban on insuring vessels carrying Russian oil, a move aimed at blocking Russia’s access to global oil markets and the revenue that has fueled his military invasion of Ukraine. “Indeed, that would be a very big obstacle to the export of Russian crude,” said Lars Barstad, managing director of First … Read more

EU mulls insurance ban for ships carrying Russian oil

EU officials have proposed a ban on insuring vessels carrying Russian oil, a move aimed at blocking Russia’s access to global oil markets and the revenue that has fueled his military invasion of Ukraine. “Indeed, that would be a very big obstacle to the export of Russian crude,” said Lars Barstad, managing director of First … Read more

Videogames ‘Fortnite,’ ‘Minecraft’ Catapult Smiley Salamander to Global Fame

Pollution and other man-made ills weigh heavily on Mexico’s axolotl, a rare salamander popular among Aztecs back in the day. Its population in the wild has fallen by something like 99% in the past three decades, one expert said. Yet the creature’s popularity has never been higher, propelled by the same modern age chasing them … Read more

EU mulls insurance ban for ships carrying Russian oil

EU officials have proposed a ban on insuring vessels carrying Russian oil, a move aimed at blocking Russia’s access to global oil markets and the revenue that has fueled his military invasion of Ukraine. “Indeed, that would be a very big obstacle to the export of Russian crude,” said Lars Barstad, managing director of First … Read more

New study finds omicron no less severe than previous variants, not just more transmissible

A new study led by researchers from Harvard Medical School and others has found that the omicron variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 is just as severe as previous variants, and no more transmissible but no less severe, as reported. thought so before. The study was based on records of 130,000 COVID patients in … Read more

Amazon, Citigroup, Yelp, to help pay for travel expenses for abortion workers

After several states, including Texas and Oklahoma, passed restrictive abortion laws, some companies, including Amazon, Citigroup and Yelp, told their employees they would cover their travel costs to access the internet. ‘abortion. In fact, “can you travel to another state for an abortion?” was a breakout Google search the day after the Roe v. Wade, … Read more

Omicron has caused an increase in the number of deaths among vaccinated people, analysis shows, although unvaccinated people remain most at risk

The omicron variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 that has swept across the United States since late last year has had a grimmer toll than previous variants, including in people who have been vaccinated and even received booster shots. It depends a Washington Post analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

Omicron has caused an increase in the number of deaths among vaccinated people, analysis shows, although unvaccinated people remain most at risk

The omicron variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 that has swept across the United States since late last year has had a grimmer toll than previous variants, including in people who have been vaccinated and even received booster shots. It depends a Washington Post analysis of data from the Centers for Disease Control and … Read more

South Africa hit by new omicron subvariants that have been detected in the United States in small numbers

A rise in COVID-19 cases in South Africa fueled by two new omicron subvariants has raised concerns that they are even more transmissible than the BA.2 strain that has dominated in the United States since early April. The BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants have led to a tripling of cases in South Africa in the past … Read more

South Africa hit by new omicron subvariants that have been detected in the United States in small numbers

A rise in COVID-19 cases in South Africa fueled by two new omicron subvariants has raised concerns that they are even more transmissible than the BA.2 strain that has dominated in the United States since early April. The BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants have led to a tripling of cases in South Africa in the past … Read more