The masked professor vs. the unmasked student

Matthew Boedy, an associate professor of rhetoric and composition, sent out a raw emotional appeal to his students at the University of North Georgia just before classes began: The COVID-19 delta variant was rampaging through the state, filling up hospital beds. He would teach class in the equivalent of full body armor — vaccinated and … Read more

Chile authorizes Sinovac vaccine for kids of 6 and older

Chilean health authorities approved on Monday the use of the Sinovac vaccine against the coronavirus for 6-year-old children and older and became the first Latin American country to take that step. Heriberto Garc, a director of Chile’s Public Health Institute, said the institution approved the new measure by five votes in favour and one against. … Read more

Two more Team India coaches test positive for COVID, fifth Test in doubt if new cases emerge- The New Indian Express

Two more Team India coaches test positive for COVID, fifth Test in doubt if new cases emerge- The New Indian Express

Express News Service CHENNAI: The fate of the fifth and final Test of the Pataudi Trophy hangs in the balance as India’s bowling coach Bharat Arun and fielding coach R Sridhar too have tested positive for COVID-19. This takes the number of positive cases in the team to three after head coach Shastri tested positive … Read more

Ravi Shastri’s close contacts Bharath Arun, R Sridhar not travelling due to IPL bub- The New Indian Express

Ravi Shastri's close contacts Bharath Arun, R Sridhar not travelling due to IPL bub- The New Indian Express

By PTI LONDON: India head coach Ravi Shastri has tested positive for COVID-19 in the confirmatory RT-PCR test as well and will remain in isolation for at least the next 10 days, ruling him out of the team’s fifth and final Test against England in Manchester this week. The 59-year-old Shastri returned positive in a … Read more

India vs England: Ravi Shastri found Covid-positive in RT-PCR test as well, to isolate for 10 days, says BCCI source | Cricket News

India vs England: Ravi Shastri found Covid-positive in RT-PCR test as well, to isolate for 10 days, says BCCI source | Cricket News

LONDON: India head coach Ravi Shastri has tested positive for Covid-19 in the confirmatory RT-PCR test as well and will remain in isolation for at least the next 10 days, ruling him out of the team’s fifth and final Test against England in Manchester this week. The 59-year-old Shastri returned positive in a lateral flow … Read more

Ravi Shastri found Covid-positive in RT-PCR test as well, to isolate for 10 days, says BCCI source | Cricket News

Ravi Shastri found Covid-positive in RT-PCR test as well, to isolate for 10 days, says BCCI source | Cricket News

LONDON: India head coach Ravi Shastri has tested positive for COVID-19 along with two members of the support staff in the confirmatory RT-PCR tests, ruling them out of the team’s fifth and final Test against England in Manchester this week. The 59-year-old Shastri returned positive in a lateral flow test (Rapid Antigen Test) on Sunday … Read more

Guam battles rise in COVID cases, despite a successful vaccine campaign

Just as tourists were starting to return to Guam, the island has reported a record number of new COVID cases, a surge that is filling up hospital beds and dashing hopes of an economic recovery despite a successful vaccination campaign. The average number of daily new cases has more than doubled to 165 in the … Read more

Brazil vs Argentina FIFA World Cup qualifier suspended after health officials intervene over quarantine breach | Football News

Brazil vs Argentina FIFA World Cup qualifier suspended after health officials intervene over quarantine breach | Football News

SAO PAULO: A FIFA World Cup qualifier between Argentina and Brazil was suspended amid farcical scenes on Sunday after Brazilian health authorities accused a number of Premier League players of violating the country’s Covid-19 quarantine rules. Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez and Tottenham duo Cristian Romero and Giovani Lo Celso were on the Neo Quimica … Read more

No cash, only soft incentives for taking Covid-19 vaccines: S African Health Minister

South Africa is exploring the possibility of incentivising people to get vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus, but there will be no cash incentives, Health Minister Joe Phaahla said on Sunday. Phaahla also said that government would not participate in any debate to make vaccines compulsory, leaving this to the private sector to implement as it … Read more

India coach Ravi Shastri tests COVID-19 positive, support staff isolate | Cricket News

India coach Ravi Shastri tests COVID-19 positive, support staff isolate | Cricket News

LONDON: India coach Ravi Shastri has tested positive for COVID-19 but the team have been cleared to continue with the ongoing fourth Test against England at The Oval, the touring side said in a statement on Sunday. Bowling coach Bharat Arun, fielding coach R Sridhar and physiotherapist Nitin Patel are also isolating “as a precautionary … Read more

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