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US Airlines: passenger misconduct has increased
Airlines have reported about 3,000 unruly passenger cases so far this year.
CEO Secrets: 'My billion-pound company has no office'
In just two years, Johnny Boufarhat has turned his online conference-hosting platform, Hopin, into a company valued at over £4bn.
Delta Variant Greatest Threat To US Pandemic Response: Top Expert Fauci
"The transmissibility is unquestionably greater" in the Delta variant than the original variant of COVID-19, Dr Anthony Fauci said, adding that "it is associated with an increased disease severity."
Cabinet’s tender waivers depart from Finance Management Act - Governor
The Cabinet has been accused of waiving the tender process for multiple government contracts when the circumstances were not justifiable to do so.
US To Miss July 4 Goal Of One Covid Shot For 70% Adults: White House
"We think it'll take a few extra weeks to get to 70 percent of all adults with at least one shot," said Jeffrey Zients, head of the White House Covid response team.
WHO "Concerned" About Eased Virus Curbs Around Euro 2020
"WHO is concerned about easing of restrictions in some of the host countries," Robb Butler, an executive director at WHO's Regional Office for Europe, said in a statement to AFP.
Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has threatened those who refused to take the coronavirus vaccine with jail
President says he is ‘exasperated’ by reports of vaccine hesitancy in the capital amid slow rollout.
UK govt gave contract to IT firm that is ‘openly plotting’ to turn vaccine passports into a national ID card, privacy group warns
The British government has been accused of aiming to covertly implement a national ID programme, after it partnered with a company that has advocated turning vaccine passports into a multi-purpose document.
British PM Warns Of "Rough Winter" As Covid Cases Remain High
Boris Johnson's warning came as the UK registered a further 9,284 daily COVID-19 infections on Sunday, a day before the government had planned to ease all lockdown measures until the Delta variant forced a month-long delay into July.
WHO epidemiologist warns future ‘constellation of mutations’ could challenge Covid vaccine effectiveness
Even with more people getting inoculated against Covid-19, a WHO epidemiologist has warned that new vaccines and continued “measures” will be needed to tackle any future “constellation of mutations”.
UN Calls For Action Against Worst Global Deterioration Of Human Rights
UN Human Rights Chief Michelle Bachelet highlighted the situation in China, Russia and Ethiopia, among others.
Judge rules against CDC's COVID restrictions for cruise industry
A federal judge handed Florida Governor Ron D. DeSantis a major victory over the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's cruise industry restrictions on Friday, June 18, 2021, a development that could pave the way for cruise travel ...
Startling! Low number of VI nurses vaccinated- Professor Ian Cumming
The high number of frontline workers, including nurses, not vaccinated is startling. This is according to UK Healthcare Ambassador to the Overseas Territories, Professor Ian Cumming.
BVIPA offering refund to those who’ve already paid increased fees
In light of the decision to postpone the BVI Ports Authority’s (BVIPA) recent fee increases, persons who’ve paid hiked prices since mid-March are now being offered a refund.
Speaker’s companies ‘engaged’ gov’t twice to offer security services
House of Assembly (HOA) Speaker, Julian Willock and/or his privately-owned businesses engaged the government on at least two occasions to discuss providing security services during the pandemic, but mysteriously withdrew his offer on bot...
Facebook, Alphabet keep rising; Apple, Netflix fade
After a synchronized surge last year, so-called FAANG stocks peel away as investors look beyond pandemic
How Hong Kong can keep its edge after G7 tax deal
The city’s government may need to address a lack of whistle-blower protection and modern day slavery legislation if it is to remain competitive, writes Neil Newman.
Fauci pushes back against the 'craziness' of attacks on his evolving pandemic response, saying 'that's the way science works'
Dr. Anthony Fauci told Kara Swisher that people who criticized his shifting stance on masks are "actually criticizing science," Axios reported.
New Data Suggests Low Risk Of COVID-19 Reinfection In Population
The data was published to help monitor and understand the risk of people contracting COVID-19 again. The data will be published regularly as part of the PHE Weekly Surveillance Report, according to a release.
China Vaccine Doses Pass 1 Billion Mark: Officials
China's Sinovac previously said trials of its shot in Brazil showed around 50 percent efficacy in preventing infection and 80 percent in preventing cases requiring medical intervention.
146 graduate from HLSCC in separate ceremonies
146 Students have graduated from the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) for 2021, in the first ever two-part graduation held at the College’s Paraquita Bay campus in Tortola.
Premier defends capabilities of VI to review & correct its shortfalls
Virgin Islands (VI) Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has defended the capabilities of the territory’s strong Government, Opposition, and democracy to be able to review and fix the local shortfalls of the country ...
Eric Clapton Shared His Experience with COVID Vaccine
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It's not just Delta -- other coronavirus variants worry scientists, also
Coronavirus variants are what keep Dr. Scott Lindquist, an epidemiologist for Washington state, up at night.
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