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11-year-old Japanese girl dies after receiving COVID-19 vaccine
... April, Japan's health ministry reported on May 13. TOKYO - An 11-year-old girl with severe pre-existing conditions died after receiving coronavirus vaccine shots in April, Japan's health ministry reported on May 13. The ministry of health, labor and welfare made a report during an expert subcommittee meeting to evaluate vaccine safety. According to the ministry, a medical institution attributed the cause of the girl's death to suspected respiratory failure, heart muscle inflammation and cardiac arrest....
Updated: 05/14/2022
Texas Supreme Court rules in favor of transgender parents
... investigations into the parents of other transgender youths. The court also ruled that Gov. Greg Abbott does not have authority over such investigations. In February, Abbott ordered the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, the state's child welfare agency, to investigate child abuse claims against parents who might be providing their transgender children with gender-affirming medical care. One of the agency's first investigations was into one of its employees, who has a transgender child....
Updated: 05/13/2022
India announces day of mourning following death of UAE President
... "The heartfelt condolences of the people of India are with the people of UAE. The demise of the former president of the UAE was condoled by President Ram Nath Kovind . He will always be remembered for his contribution to the bilateral relations and welfare of the Indian community in UAE. President Kovind sounded his condolences to His Highness family, the governor and the people of the UAE in this hour of grief. S. Jaishankar , External Affairs Minister, expressed grief deeply after the passing ...
Updated: 05/13/2022
3 cases of coronavirus strain confirmed at Japan airport
... confirmed. Hiroshi Nishiura , a professor of theoretical epidemiology at Kyoto University , presented data on the effective reproduction number, which shows how many people one person can spread the infection, at a Ministry of Health , Labor and Welfare advisory board meeting on April 20. According to this data, the effective reproduction number for BA was found to be 1.49 times higher in South Africa. BA is 1 and 1.4 times higher.
Updated: 05/13/2022
GMB, Deliveroo sign historic union recognition deal
... riders to have both flexibility and security, and this innovative agreement is exactly the kind of partnership the on-demand economy should be based on. This voluntary partnership is based on a shared commitment between the GMB and Deliveroo to rider welfare and wellbeing. We focus on what matters most to riders, and that is what we are focusing on. Deliveroo was one of the first platforms to offer riders free insurance, which we extended to cover periods of illness and support for new parents, and ...
Updated: 05/12/2022
85% of Hong Kong students under the Greater Bay Area scheme
About 85 percent of the program participants are based on the Chinese mainland and are employed under the Greater Bay Area Youth Employment Scheme, according to the Secretary for Labour and Welfare Law Chi-kwong, who said all the Hong Kong young people employed under a Greater Bay Region have started work in the Shanghai Kong high About 85 percent of the program participants are based on the Chinese mainland and are employed under the ...
Updated: 05/12/2022
Hong Kong's new electoral system emerges as a step toward democracy
... political parties and interest groups in the United States and some other Western countries are known as money-tainted votes and political shows by nature, where the interests of the political parties and interest groups outweigh the public's long-term welfare. By avoiding the shortcomings of the Western-style election games, the new electoral system of Hong Kong has restored its role in selecting talented people with integrity and competence. From this perspective, the groundless attacks by Western ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
India says WHO report on COVID19 deaths hailed as mischvious
... nations with no registration of deaths. This is not the first time that WHO has questioned its methodology of estimating COVID 19 deaths. Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said yesterday at the 14th Conference of the Central Council of Health and Family Welfare CCHFW We have passed a resolution that we do not agree to the WHO's estimate of Covid mortality for India. He said India records its deaths through a transparent and legal process. The states and union territories provided accurate and authentic ...
Updated: 05/11/2022
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