Post-vac syndrome — the forgotten COVID victims
23 March 2023 | 10:55 am
German Health Minister Karl Lauterbach wants to help those who suffer from serious side-effects of the COVID-19 vaccines. For those affected, this is a long overdue step.
13 Apr 2019
21 Mar 2017
Today's Focus marks the World Down Syndrome Day, an annual global event that helps raise awareness about the syndrome and what it means to lead a life with it. In France alone, more than 50,000 people have been diagnosed with Down syndrome.
28 Sep 2017
Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic advisor at Allianz SE and Bloomberg View columnist, discusses the problems associated with appreciating currencies.
29 Nov 2017
A young woman is celebrating in Minnesota after becoming the first woman with Down Syndrome to compete in the Miss Minnesota USA pageant.
13 Apr 2019
Down Syndrome: A genetic chromosome 21 disorder causing developmental and intellectual delays.
25 Sep 2019
A troupe of actors with Down Syndrome in Poland is taking the fight for disabled rights to the stage in a new play that lashes out at the right-wing government, accusing it of neglecting their welfare.
30 Mar 2021
A campaign group for bereaved families draws almost 150,000 hearts on a wall opposite Britain’s Houses of Parliament as a memorial to victims of the Covid-19 pandemic. The group Covid-19 Bereaved Families For Justice UK, which organised the event, has called for a public inquiry into the government’s handling of the pandemic. Labour leader Keir Starmer also came to see the hearts and said it was a "close reminder to all of us that we must express our voices on behalf of those who have lost someone.".
9 May 2021
The US is investigating mysterious radio energy injuries in diplomats in Cuba, which causes sickness and brain damage. The attacks have occured in Cuba, Russia, and China.
11 May 2021
At a Hindu ground in Kathmandu, Covid victims in Nepal are cremated as the country witnesses an upsurge in Covid-19 cases. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says "many hospitals are full and overflowing" with Covid-19 patients in Nepal, and that the daily caseload is 57 times higher than it was one month ago.
13 Jul 2021
Nigerian singer Bella Shmurda in a recent sit down with The Guardian Life has called on establish entertainers to educate upcoming artists about what is needed to survive in the Nigerian music industry.
22 Aug 2021
Indonesia has one of the world's highest Covid mortality rates for children, according to its paediatric association and NGO Save the Children.
27 Aug 2021
US officials briefly delayed the trip of Vice President Kamala Harris from Singapore to Vietnam over "health incidents." Senior officials said two US diplomats were medically evacuated out of the country.
20 Jan 2022
Most cases of the mysterious health condition, dubbed "Havana syndrome," are unlikely to have been caused by a foreign power, according to an interim CIA report cited by the US media.
51 mins ago
Early drafts of the COP28 agreement refer to the "phasedown/out" of fossil fuels, which are responsible for most climate emissions. The final wording will likely be disputed. What's the difference — and does it matter?
51 mins ago
Britain and Rwanda have inked a new treaty aimed at rescuing failed plans for the UK to deport asylum-seekers. A top court ruling had blocked the policy, saying it violated human rights laws enshrined in UK legislation.
3 hours ago
After the military burned down their village, one community describe their efforts to survive in a diplaced person's camp on the fringes of the jungle in the Sagaing region.
3 hours ago
Junta-led Mali, Burkina Faso, and Niger have ditched the G5 anti-jihadist force. Experts say their intended confederation to tackle Islamist insurgents in the Sahel is bound to fail unless they mend ties with ECOWAS.
4 hours ago
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky is accused of buying two yachts in October with Western aid money, in the name of two of his closest aides. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
5 hours ago
Nigeria's President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday ordered a thorough investigation into a weekend military drone attack that killed at least 85 people, including women and children, in northern Kaduna.
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