Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Auckland sex workers trapped at Blenheim motel appear in court

New ZealandUp to date 14 Oct 2021 02:243 minutes to read Two sex workers who were arrested at a motel in Blenheim after traveling from Auckland without any exception have appeared in court. Photo / Nelson Weekly Two sex workers who triggered a Covid-19 terror on the South Island have just over 24 hours to … Read more

WHO creates new team to study Covid-19 Origins

WHO creates new team to study Covid-19 Origins

The World Health Organization has set up a new panel of researchers whose mandate will include attempts to revive a halted study into the origins of the coronavirus that caused a global pandemic. The team of 26 members, sourced from countries including the United States, China, India, Nigeria and Cambodia, is larger than an international … Read more

Grafton residents make 170km round trip for a COVID test as Delta arrives in NSW city

Grafton residents make 170km round trip for a COVID test as Delta arrives in NSW city

Eighteen months after the pandemic arrived in Australia, this city gets its first taste of COVID-19. Key points: There have been 23 COVID-19 cases in Grafton in recent weeks. Vaccination rates are lower than in cities. Local MPs are asking the government to postpone the lifting of travel restrictions. Grafton, 19,000 inhabitants, is the largest … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outburst: ‘Gentle, soft is over. It’s time to go hard, says epidemiologist about crime

Northland and parts of Waikato remain at alert level 3, an early childhood teacher tests positive, and mysterious cases continue to emerge in Auckland. Video / NZ Herald The time has come to stop being soft on people breaking the Covid-19 rules and going really hard, says Auckland University epidemiologist Rod Jackson. He was responding … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: Christmas in the park canceled in Auckland, continues in Christchurch

Christmas in the park is an important event for Youthline. More than 35,000 young people have been supported by the funds raised each year. Video / youth line Uncertainty over Covid-19 restrictions has led to Christmas in the Park being canceled in Auckland, but organizers are optimistic the event will continue in Christchurch. Coca-Cola NZ’s … Read more

Toronto Public Health is shutting down the entire high school for the first time this school year due to COVID-19 outbreaks

Toronto Public Health is shutting down the entire high school for the first time this school year due to COVID-19 outbreaks

For the first time this school year, an entire high school in Etobicoke has been closed by Toronto Public Health following a COVID-19 outbreak. All students at the Silverthorn Collegiate Institute on Mill Road have been fired from personal classes and activities, the health unit announced Monday night. This means that the whole school will … Read more

Covid 19 Delta Outbreak: Race Between ‘Vaccine and Virus’ As Auckland Remains Level 3

October 11, 2021 Covid-19 restrictions in Auckland will not be eased as alert level 3 “as is” will remain in place for another week. Waikato and Northland remain at alert level 3 until 11:59 p.m. Thursday. COVID LATEST* Finally found: Woman traveling to Northland with positive case* New hospital exposure event – 21 employees lined … Read more

Covid 19 Delta outbreak: New exposure incident at Middlemore Hospital after patient test positive

The current restrictions in Auckland, Northland and Waikato must remain until now, while vaccine requirements have been announced for education and health workers. Video / NZ Herald KEY POINTS: Four new cases today bring the total amount to five. Two from North Shore Hospital and three from Auckland City Hospital. A new exposure event at … Read more

Pakistani scientist AQ Khan, who secretly sold nuclear technology, dies at 85

Pakistani scientist AQ Khan, who secretly sold nuclear technology, dies at 85

Abdul Qadeer Khan, a Pakistani scientist who shared nuclear weapons technology and know-how with countries the United States considers junk states after helping his country build its first nuclear bomb, died Sunday. He was 85 years old. At home, Dr. Khan is widely seen as a hero for making Pakistan the only nuclear-armed country in … Read more

Covid 19 Delta Outbreak: Auckland’s Midnight Gardener Restaurant Offers Outdoor Space for Private Picnics

There were 24 new cases of covid-19 in the community today as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern reveals vaccine cards or certificates will be used in New Zealand as early as next month. Video / NZ Herald A restaurant in Auckland offers its outdoor garden space to be booked as a private picnic spot from tomorrow … Read more