Last Updated: 23:10 GMT Monday, 14 Jun. 2021

Retail inflation hits 6-month high, WPI at record 12.9%

Retail inflation jumped to a six-month high in May on the back of pricey food and fuel, while wholesale inflation during the month hit a fresh high of 12.9%, signalling the strengthening of price pressures in an economy battling to get growth back against the backdrop of a second Covid-19 ...
Times of India   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:08:15

Australia news LIVE: Biloela family to reside in Perth; Victoria records zero new COVID-19 cases

A Tamil asylum seeker family who has spent the last two years on Christmas Island will be allowed to reside in Perth for the time being, the Victorian government is on track to further ease coronavirus restrictions on Friday, and Australia and the UK have agreed on a post-Brexit free ...
Broede Carmody / Sydney Morning Herald   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:03:55

Victoria COVID LIVE updates: State records zero local COVID cases as active infections drop

As active case numbers drop in Victoria, people are hoping there will be eased restrictions and travel certainty ahead of the approaching school holidays.
Kate Rose / Sydney Morning Herald   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:03:00

Covid-19 exacerbates mental health risks for LGBT+ youth

Suicidal ideation among respondents rose to 63% last year, new survey shows
Irish Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:01:46

Irish scientists make discovery on dangerous Covid clotting

Work could help in developing treatments to prevent life-threatening complication
Irish Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 23:01:20

Greene Apologizes for Comments on Holocaust

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) on Monday apologized for comparing COVID-19 vaccine and mask rules to the Holocaust, declaring that "there is no comparison" between the safety measures and the [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:59:49

The Papers: 'Will we ever be free?' and 'vax to the future'

The decision to delay lifting the last coronavirus restrictions in England dominates Tuesday's papers.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:58:29

Ottawa bylaw officers issue 10 charges over weekend for COVID-19 offences

Ottawa issued 10 charges on the weekend for pandemic-related offences after the province relaxed restrictions in the first stage of the reopening plan. Nine of the ten charges were for breaking rules on social gatherings, said the city of Ottawa in a statement attributed to Roger Chapman, the director of ...
Jacquie Miller / Ottawa Citizen   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:52:05

Been vaccinated? California wants to give you a dream vacation

Vaccinated Californians 18 and older will have a chance to win trips to San Francisco, Palm Springs, Anaheim, Los Angeles or San Diego in a new Vax for the Win lottery to be held July 1.
Priscella Vega / LA Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:48:36

Victoria records no new local cases of coronavirus

Victoria has recorded no new local cases of coronavirus in the past day and three in hotel quarantine, bringing the state's total number of active cases to 54.
Abbir Dib / Sydney Morning Herald   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:40:12

Owning the Libs

People are failing to get vaccinated for other reasons, but that this explains so much of state variation... Correlation of Biden vote share and adult Covid vaccination rate is now at .847. (CDC data) Seth Masket (@smotus) June 14, 2021
Atrios / Eschaton   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:40:00

Brazil reports 39,846 coronavirus cases, 827 deaths in 24 hours (June 14)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil has had 39,846 new cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the past 24 hours, and 827 deaths from COVID-19, the Health Ministry said on Monday, reflecting lower weekend reporting. The South American country has now registered 17,452,612 cases since the pandemic began, while ...
The Rio Times / Rio Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:35:49

Chinas Bat Woman, at the Center of a Pandemic Storm, Speaks Out

The virologist, Shi Zhengli, said in a rare interview that speculation about her lab in Wuhan was baseless. But China's habitual secrecy makes her claims hard to validate. The post A top virologist in China, at center of a pandemic storm, speaks out appeared first on Boston.com .
New York Times Service / Boston Globe   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:35:00

Pilot's pre-pandemic message found tucked away on a plane coming out of storage

A note tucked away on a Delta plane in storage for more than a year is providing a look at the days right before the world shut down because of Covid-19.
CNN   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:30:45

The Pandemic Messed With Your Sleep. Heres How to Feel Rested Again.

"Over the past year, we've had the perfect storm of every possible bad thing that you can do for your sleep." The post The pandemic messed with your sleep. Here's how to feel rested again. appeared first on Boston.com .
New York Times Service / Boston Globe   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:22:58

Antigen tests detect Covid in just half of asymptomatic cases found via PCR

HSE working group warns rapid tests miss 'significant proportion' of infected people
Irish Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:14:56

Victoria COVID live updates: Active coronavirus cases drop; Pfizer vaccination walk-ins paused

As active case numbers drop in Victoria, people are hoping there will be eased restrictions and travel certainty ahead of the approaching school holidays.
Kate Rose / Sydney Morning Herald   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:00:01

Middle East Oil Prices Rise As Global Demand Recovers

Asia Demand Recovery Sparks July Pricing Hope First to confront the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Europe and North America are now spearheading the demand recovery in the oil market. In fact, demand outstripping supply has seen oil prices breach the $70 per barrel mark and, contrary to several ...
Gerald Jansen / Oil Price   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 22:00:00

Ecuador's Quito airport recovers almost 80% of pre-pandemic frequencies

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Quito's airport has recovered around 80% of the air frequencies it had before the coronavirus pandemic and connectivity with eleven of its 17 international destinations, Quiport corporation informed this Monday. "In terms of connectivity, approximately 80% of the frequencies with which the airport operated before ...
Latin America News / Rio Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:58:05

Coronavirus latest: Harris kicks off vaccination drive in US South

FT   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:53:35

Extra Covid vaccine may help protect transplant patients

A small study offers the first hint that an extra dose of Covid-19 vaccines just might give some organ transplant recipients a needed boost in protection.
Lauran Neergaard - Associated Press / St. Louis Fed   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:43:50

Controversy in Bolivia because Evo Morales' daughter was vaccinated early

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The vaccination against covid-19 of the daughter of former president Evo Morales, Evaliz Morales Alvarado, outside the schedule established by the Bolivian Executive generated controversy and criticism, in addition to a governmental announcement of an investigation. The verification companies Chequea Bolivia and Bolivia Verifica corroborated ...
Latin America News / Rio Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:43:26

Where Developers Are Betting Travel Will Rebound

Want to know where the post-Covid party is? Follow the real estate money.
Jennifer Leigh Parker, Contributor / Forbes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:31:30

Labour set to blame Covid unlocking delay on Johnson's border

Labour's Nick Thomas-Symonds is set to blame the four-week delay to the next step of the Covid unlocking...
Sienna Rodgers / Labour List   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:30:49

Yukon town still fuming as ex-casino executive faces court appearance for crashing COVID clinic

Rod and Ekaterina Baker are expected to enter pleas Tuesday to charges under Yukon's Civil Emergency Measures Act.
Josh Rubin - Business Reporter / Toronto Star   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:29:00

Mass. reports 44 new COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths

The state also reported 138 hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Here's the data reported Monday, June 14, 2021. The post Mass. reports 44 new COVID-19 cases, 8 new deaths appeared first on Boston.com .
Rami Abou-Sabe / Boston Globe   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:28:57

Johnson is desperate not to be Mr Reverse - so for now he is Mr Delay

A prime minister who would rather be Mr Delay now than Mr Reverse in a few weeks' time, Boris Johnson said he wanted to chart a "cautious but irreversible" route out of lockdown.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:10:00

Chile banned AstraZeneca's second doses in men under 45

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Health authorities in Chile reported Monday that they would ban second doses of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine in men under 45 years of age, who will receive Pfizer to finalize their immunization starting this week. "For those (men) under 45 who already received a dose from ...
Latin America News / Rio Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:07:43

Australia news LIVE: Biloela family awaits release from Christmas Island, active COVID-19 cases decline in Victoria

A Tamil asylum seeker family who has spent the last two years on Christmas Island could be released from immigration detention as early as today, the Victorian government is on track to further ease coronavirus restrictions on Friday, and Australia and the UK are attempting to finalise a post-Brexit free ...
Broede Carmody / Sydney Morning Herald   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:06:51

Increased data consumption but no decline in speed during second Covid wave: Opensignal

As per mobile analytics firm Opensignal, in 2020, mobile users had witnessed up to 24.8% decline in their average download speeds during the six weeks between the last weeks of March 2020 and May 2020 as data consumption soared between 26.8% to 30% when the country was under strict lockdown.
Kiran Rathee / Financial Express   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 21:00:00

'The Pioneer Woman' Ree Drummond Updates Fans on What Life Has Been Like Since the COVID-19 Pandemic Began

Ree Drummond revealed what her world has been like since the COVID-19 pandemic started. Find out how she's doing.
Sheiresa Ngo / Wall St. Cheat Sheet   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:55:58

Mass. reports 3,970,444 people have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Overall, 4,310,989 people have received the first dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Here's the data for Monday, June 14. The post Mass. reports 3,970,444 people have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 appeared first on Boston.com .
Rami Abou-Sabe / Boston Globe   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:54:40

Bank of America CEO details back-to-office plan, concentrating on Covid-vaccinated employees first

Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan told CNBC the company's back-to-work plan focuses on vaccinated employees for now.
CNBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:45:09

HDFC Bank: Maintain 'buy' with price target of Rs 1,860

Getting back to business: Mr. Jagdishan highlighted that, while the bank had taken a cautious view over the past 1-1.5 months in the light of Covid & its impact on staff & clients, the falling infection rates and vaccination are supporting the opening-up of the bank.
Jefferies / Financial Express   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:40:00

Wuhan virologist Dr. Shi Zhengli denies COVID-19 lab leak theory in rare interview

"My lab has never conducted or cooperated in conducting gain-of-function experiments that enhance the virulence of viruses," she told The New York Times.
Azmi Haroun / Business Insider   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:26:58

Covid: Delay to full reopening a hammer blow, says live event sector

England's entertainment industry appeals for government support to cope with the delay.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:23:17

Time to make essential medicines within the United States

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed many problems in American society ranging from public health and racial disparities to economic challenges and supply chain limitations. As was true with many nations around the world, the United States was caught without a detailed plan for dealing with a pandemic. Hospitals were unprepared ...
Darrell West / Brookings   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:22:23

Dimon warns of bigger trading revenue drop after COVID boom

American Banker   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:04:16

Top stories this PM: Novavax 90% effective; UK extends lockdown; Reality Winner is free

The biotech company plans to submit the shot to US regulators by September.
INSIDER / Business Insider   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 20:04:12

These Are the Biggest Fitness Bankruptcies of 2020

The coronavirus pandemic wrecked havoc on almost all retail segments, including fitness companies. Social distancing norms meant that gyms and health clubs were forced to shut their doors to their customers. Moreover, at the time of reopening, they were among the last to reopen, and that too with restrictions. Owing ...
Aman Jain / Value Walk   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:59:34

June 14th COVID-19 New Cases, Vaccinations, Hospitalizations; NY State and D.C. Meet 70% Goal

Congratulations to the residents of New York State and D.C. on joining the 70% club! Go for 80%!!!This data is from the CDC.According to the CDC, on Vaccinations.Total doses administered: 310,645,827, as of yesterday 309,322,545. Daily: 1.32 million.COVID Metrics Percent over 18, One Fully Vaccinated New Cases per Deaths per ...
Calculated Risk / Calculated Risk   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:58:00

This week could be important for possible fourth coronavirus stimulus checks

There haven't been any serious talks on the fourth or fifth round of stimulus checks so far. One reason for this is because Congress hasn't been in session for almost a month now. Both houses of Congress will be back in session again this week, and hopefully, some progress will ...
Aman Jain / Value Walk   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:56:23

Nothing appears to have changed in the data - so why has the roadmap been delayed?

What changed?
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:52:00

The $1.9 Trillion American Recovery Act Could Have Huge Implications for State Tax Policies

Six different states are already suing over a broad prohibition on tax cuts that was slipped into March's $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill.
Eric Boehm / Hit & Run   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:50:03

Vaccination Need Not Be Compulsory To Be Universal

Covid-19 vaccination take up has been disappointingly low in many countries, or parts of countries, such as in America. Given that vaccination offers significant private and public benefits, this is surprising. Is it permissible or even required for governments to compel or incentivise vaccination, and if so, how? First, with ...
Thomas R. Wells / Philosopher's Beard   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:48:00

Run to the Bank: 'Plus-Up' Stimulus Checks Sent Out to 8 Million Americans

Ethen Kim Lieser Stimulus Check, Americas Take note: there are two other highly anticipated checks primed to help alleviate the financial struggles of many Americans amid the ongoing pandemic. Most Americans who are eligible for the third round of coronavirus stimulus checks under President Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan already ...
Ethen Kim Lieser / National Interest   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:36:00

Column: Chipotle says it raised prices to cover hourly wage hike, doesn't mention execs' huge COVID-19 bonuses

Chipotle says it must raise prices due to the minimum wage. But what about the $64 million in executive bonuses?
Michael Hiltzik / LA Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:29:22

Quad-Witch Quandary: How Will Friday's $2 Trillion Gamma Expiration Impact Markets

Quad-Witch Quandary: How Will Friday's $2 Trillion Gamma Expiration Impact Markets Last week, when discussing the bizarre summer doldrums in the market which pushed the VIX to the lowest level since the onset of the covid pandemic, we said that this period of abnormal market quiet is likely to last ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:24:08

Novavax Vaccine 100% Effective Against Both Moderate and Severe COVID-19

And it's easier to distribute than the current vaccines, which require ultra-cold storage.
Ronald Bailey / Hit & Run   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:20:08

Vaccination Committee on AstraZeneca, age group 18-24, vaccines for travelers, temporary AMKA

The Greek National Vaccination Committee has changed its policy and strongly recommends that the AstraZeneca vaccine be administered to persons over the age of 60, its chairwoman Maria Theodoridou said on Monday during a regular coronavirus pandemic briefing. The pediatrician said that AstraZeneca's vaccine is currently being administered to people ...
keeptalkinggreece / Keep Talking Greece   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:19:22

COVID-19 vaccines are low in areas where eviction rates are high, report finds

The only thing holding back the expiration of a national eviction moratorium is COVID. But people are getting evicted anyway in low-vaccine areas.
Ayelet Sheffey / Business Insider   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:10:49

JD Group boss defends bonus despite retailer accepting Covid support

Near-£6m for Peter Cowgill came as group took more than £100m in business rates relief and furlough Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The boss of the retailer JD Group has defended receiving a multimillion-pound bonus during the coronavirus pandemic at the same time as the firm ...
Joanna Partridge / Guardian   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:10:04

Centre, states' fiscal position to be better if there is no third Covid wave: SBI report

If there is no third wave of the pandemic, the fiscal position of the Centre and the states will be much better than budgeted for FY22 and the states may garner Rs 60,000 crore more in tax collections at Rs 8.27 lakh crore this fiscal year than they have budgeted, ...
Times of India   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:07:58

Johnson 'bitterly regrets' delay in easing England's COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

The final unlocking of England's economy has been delayed because of a resurgence in coronavirus due to the more transmissible Delta variant.
Latika Bourke / Sydney Morning Herald   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:02:11

What the Novavax vaccine means for the global fight against Covid-19

Novavax announced that its Covid-19 vaccine yielded more than 90 percent efficacy in preventing disease. | Al Drago/Bloomberg via Getty Images The biotech firm said its Covid-19 vaccine showed 90 percent efficacy in clinical trials. Thank moths. Another Covid-19 vaccine, this one from the biotech firm Novavax, has posted superb ...
Umair Irfan / Vox   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 19:00:00

Brazil's Amazonas state's inferno: flood of the century, wave of violence, and Covid-19

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The largest flood in 119 years in the state affects communities controlled by drug trafficking, where donations are prevented from reaching. A wave of violence led to vaccination being suspended. Leyna Paula da Costa Rego, 35, has been deprived of a bathroom since the Negro ...
The Rio Times / Rio Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:53:32

Covid: When will I get the vaccine?

The vaccine is being offered to over-18s in Wales and Northern Ireland, over-25s in England and over-30s in Scotland.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:51:43

Covid-19: Events across Irish Sea look set to determine Ireland's pandemic course again

Delta variant quickly became dominant in England and threatens to undo some vaccine progress
Irish Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:45:00

These 8 States Are Seeing Their COVID Infections Increase: Here's Why

The majority of states across the U.S. have seen their positive COVID cases decrease as more Americans get vaccinated, but there are still a handful of states with infection rates on the rise. According to data from Johns Hopkins University - Alabama, Arkansas, Hawaii, Missouri, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Wyoming ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:44:52

COVID-19 restart: B.C. lifting restrictions on recreational travel, large gatherings

"This will be our summer of hope and healing in this pandemic," said provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry.
Lisa Cordasco / Vancouver Sun   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:44:29

Capacity crowds to be allowed at Wimbledon men's and women's finals

Wimbledon's men's and women's finals will be played in front of full capacity crowds - the first UK outdoor sporting events to do so since the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:43:52

Judges Halt Race and Gender Priority for Restaurant Relief Grants

Thousands of Restaurant Revitalization Fund applicants had their grant approvals rescinded after court orders struck down a policy that favored historically underserved groups.
Stacy Cowley / NY Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:41:12

Coronavirus: Canada’s most Chinese city has the best performance in its region – and the worst vaccination rate

Richmond, Canada’s most Chinese city, has impressed since the start of the pandemic with its low rate of Covid-19 infection, making it the best performing local health area in the Metro Vancouver region.But data now shows that the city also has another, less laudable title as the region’s least vaccinated ...
Ian Young / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:38:05

Worried About Your Tax Refund? Never Got It? Here's How to Track It.

Ethen Kim Lieser Tax Return Help, Most eligible Americans may have already received their $1,400 coronavirus stimulus checks, but there is a growing concern among those who have been waiting weeks for their tax refunds to arrive. Most eligible Americans may have already received their $1,400 coronavirus stimulus checks, but ...
Ethen Kim Lieser / National Interest   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:34:00

Rapid Spread of Delta Coronavirus Variant Delays U.K.'s Full Reopening

Upswing in cases of a more contagious variant highlights how the virus can spread even within highly vaccinated populations, providing a cautionary lesson.
WSJ   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:33:00

Will virtual onboarding for new workers be the norm post-pandemic? Some experts think so

Many experts believe that virtual onboarding will stay post-pandemic as traditional methods haven't worked as well for new hires prior to COVID-19.
Terry Collins and Charisse Jones, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:31:54

Woman (66) pleads guilty to breaches of Covid-19 regulations

Court hears Margaret Buttimer refused to wear a mask on two separate occasions
Irish Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:26:16

Setting 19 July as a 'terminus date' for restrictions is risky for Johnson

The message from today was two-fold.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:26:00

Coronavirus: Boris Johnson extends England restrictions over delta variant concerns

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed on Monday that the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England will be delayed by four weeks, until July 19, as a result of the spread of the delta variant.In a media briefing, Johnson voiced his confidence that he will not need to ...
Associated Press / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:25:29

Covid-19 vaccines 'highly effective' in stopping Delta variant hospitalisations

Data from Public Health England shows two doses of Pfizer or AstraZeneca offer over 90% protection
Irish Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:25:13

England Delays Full Lifting Of Virus Restrictions

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday announced a four-week delay to the full lifting of coronavirus restrictions in England due to a surge in infections caused by the Delta variant. The delay comes as a blow to Johnson's plans to fully reopen the UK economy on June 21 after ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:24:41

What's the science behind the decision to delay Freedom Day?

It is the decision the prime minster did not want to take.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:22:00

Delta Variant Fueling U.K. Covid Surge Could Become Dominant U.S. Strain. Here Are The Places Most At Risk.

Low vaccination rates and persistent hesitancy risk outbreaks of the more infectious variant, which carries a greater risk of hospitalization.
Robert Hart, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:14:16

Michigan reports 338 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths over 2-day period

The Michigan health department's Sunday and Monday numbers bring the state's total to 892,469 cases of COVID-19 and 19,548 deaths since March 2020.
Nour Rahal, Detroit Free Press / Detroit Free Press   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:09:04

How Taiwan's struggle for COVID vaccines is inflaming tensions with China

Taipei Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:08:04

Herd Immunity Is Closer Than You Think

With new variants emerging rapidly and new outbreaks in places that had seemed to have the virus under control, COVID-19 remains a global problem. But the recent sharp increase in vaccine supplies indicates that the global solution we need is well within reach.
Bill Emmott / Project Syndicate   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:05:46

Coronavirus latest: Pfizer and AstraZeneca vaccines highly effective at preventing hospitalisations from Delta variant

FT   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:04:48

Covid: What's the roadmap for lifting lockdown?

The government has said some restrictions will stay in place in England after 21 June.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:00:47

Vermont Lifts All COVID-19 Restrictions As Vaccinations Pass 80%

"Our state has shown the world what's possible when you have a group of people with the right attitude ... trusting medical science," Gov. Phil Scott said.
Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:00:02

'Hometown Heroes': New York Parade Will Honor Pandemic Sacrifice Of Frontline Workers

A parade honoring the sacrifice of frontline workers during the pandemic will be held next month in New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, signaling a return to normal while acknowledging the massive toll faced by the workers since the start of the Covid-19 crisis.
Graison Dangor, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:59:17

Covid: Lockdown easing in England delayed to 19 July

Most remaining curbs on social contact will continue - but the cap on wedding guests will be lifted.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:57:30

COVID-19: B.C. lifting more restrictions on Tuesday. Here's what you'll be able to do

As of Friday, more than 75 per cent of all adults in B.C. have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.
Denise Ryan / Vancouver Sun   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:55:28

'Very depressing': the delay to full reopening is a bitter blow to pubs

Publican Dawn Hopkins will miss out on revenue from Euro 2020 fans and party bookings due to Covid rules staying in place Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Dawn Hopkins, who runs the Rose Inn in Norwich, had been looking forward to 21 June. That is until ...
Rob Davies / Guardian   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:51:53

Vast Majority Of Democrats Support Employers Forcing Workers To Get COVID Jab, New Poll Finds

Vast Majority Of Democrats Support Employers Forcing Workers To Get COVID Jab, New Poll Finds The most significant challenge in fighting the virus pandemic has been the political polarization on public health measures. A new CBS News-YouGov poll released Sunday shows Democrats and Republicans remain deeply divided on an employee's ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:50:02

Boris Johnson extends Britain's long pandemic restrictions as variant stunts vaccine rollout

The UK's plan to lift all Covid-19 restrictions on June 21 has been scuppered by the Delta variant of the virus, Boris Johnson said Monday.
CNN   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:47:03

WHO Warns Virus Quicker Than Vaccines After G7 Doses Pledge

The WHO warned Monday that Covid-19 was moving faster than the vaccines, and said the G7's vow to share a billion doses with poorer nations was simply not enough. Global health leaders also warned the pledge was too little, too late, with more than 11 billion shots needed. Faced with ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:46:55

Novavax COVID vaccine hits 90 per cent efficacy in late-stage trial; shares leap

Martin Baccardax - The Street / Toronto Star   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:45:51

In Afghanistan, COVAX COVID-19 Vaccine Deliveries Make Schools Safer

Facing the twin threat of violent attacks and COVID-19, Afghanistan's students are still determined to learn. UNICEF is there to help.
Sarah Ferguson, UNICEF USA / Forbes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:44:55

Washington Prime Group, a mall owner with more than 100 shopping centers across the US, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Washington Prime Group filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after the COVID-19 pandemic kept many customers away.
Sarah Jackson / Business Insider   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:44:17

Requiring Employees To Be Covid Vaccinated Is Legal - Judge

Requiring Employees To Be Covid Vaccinated is Legal - Judge; Doesn't Violate Federal or State Laws, and Serves a Valid Public Purpose Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more Judge Rules That It Is Lawful Requiring Employees To Be Vaccinated Against Covid-19 WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 13, 2021) - Federal ...
JOHN F. BANZHAF / Value Walk   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:42:53

WHO says Covid is spreading faster than the global distribution of vaccines

New variants that are more transmissible, such as Alpha and Delta, are driving increased transmission globally, WHO officials said Monday.
CNBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:38:34

People with kidney failure are at high risk from COVID-19: Dialysis clinics are doling out vaccine doses to protect them

As people of color suffer disparate rates of kidney failure and COVID-19, dialysis clinics are relying on direct federal vaccine allotments.
Nada Hassanein, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:34:33

Boris Johnson announces four-week delay to full exit from lockdown in England

Restrictions had been due to lift on June 21 but scientists are concerned about the spread of the Delta variant of coronavirus.
Esther Webber / Politico   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:34:29

The UK is delaying lifting its COVID-19 restrictions by 4 weeks until July 19, Boris Johnson announced

"By Monday the 19 of July we will aim to have double jabbed two thirds of the adult population," PM Boris Johnson said at a press briefing.
Kelly McLaughlin / Business Insider   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:31:08

Evidence Piles Up That Covid Immunity Among Previously Infected May Be Long-Lasting

Scientists are still trying to figure out exactly how long immunity to the virus lasts--but several studies of previously infected people suggest it could be years.
Jemima McEvoy, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:30:32

In The Bolivian Amazon, COVAX COVID-19 Vaccines Keep Hard-To-Reach Communities Safe

COVID-19 vaccine deliveries provided through COVAX protect vulnerable indigenous groups like the Yuqui in the Bolivian Amazon.
Sarah Ferguson, UNICEF USA / Forbes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:28:08

Reclusive landlord Moses Marx resigns as Berkshire chairman

Moses Marx, one of the Financial District's largest landlords and a big winner when hysteria over a possible role developing Covid-19 vaccines sent Eastman Kodak's stock to the stratosphere, has... To view the full story, click the title link.
Aaron Elstein / Crain's NY   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:24:07

Novavax Covid-19 Vaccine Is 90% Effective in Key Study

An experimental vaccine from Novavax was effective at preventing symptomatic disease in adults in a large clinical trial, results that move the shot a step closer to global use.
WSJ   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:23:00

Covid-19: Lifting of England's lockdown delayed, and new common coronavirus symptoms

Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Monday evening.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:22:19

"I do think it is sensible to wait just a little longer." The Prime Minister's Covid statement. Full text.

"By being cautious now we have the chance - in the next four weeks - to save many thousands of lives by vaccinating millions more people."
Conservative Home / Conservative Home   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:15:55

As infections rise, England braces for delay in reopenings

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to disappoint people across England later Monday by saying that restrictions on social contact will remain in place for a few more weeks because of rising infections due to the delta coronavirus variant. The variant first found in India is estimated by some ...
Malta Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:13:00

Lockdown Extension: The New Roadmap For Lifting Covid Restrictions In England

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:11:11

Photos From the 2021 Westminster Dog Show

The 145th annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show took place over the weekend, hosting about 2,500 dogs, consisting of more than 200 different breeds or varieties. COVID-19 safety protocols prevented spectators from attending, apart from dog owners and handlers. This year's "Best in Show" was awarded to a Pekingese named ...
Alan Taylor / The Atlantic   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:10:19

All Over-18s In England To Be Offered Covid Vaccine By July 19

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:07:35

A billion COVID-19 vaccine doses are only the first step

The Group of Seven (G7) countries' recently announced target of donating 1 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines to poor and middle-income countries was certainly welcome news. But if the doses are not matched by a buildup of infrastructure to administer them, accompanied by technical assistance to...
Monica de Bolle / Petersen Institute   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:05:48

Live performances in theatres starting slowly as COVID-19 recedes

Arts Club opens in July, but Bard on the Beach has cancelled its Shakespeare festival as live performances gradually return in Vancouver.
Kevin Griffin / Vancouver Sun   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:01:24

WATCH: The Speaker hits the roof. Johnson by-passing Parliament on Covid is "totally unacceptable".

"This House needs to know first...once again, we see Downing Street running roughshod over members of parliament".
Conservative Home / Conservative Home   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:00:32

Two Covid Vaccine Doses 'Highly Effective' Against Delta Variant Hospitalisation

Ned Simons / Huffington Post   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 17:00:17

Investors Are Backing 'BAB' as State and Local Finances Solidify

Investors could be forgiven if, at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, they grew jittery over municipal bonds. Back then, concerns about some states' and municipalities' finances were exposed amid economic shutdowns and accelerating unemployment. Fast forward to 2021 and the darkest of scenarios didn't come to pass for municipal ...
Tom Lydon / ETF Trends   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:53:44

Virus Scientist Kristian Andersen On Fauci Email and Lab-Leak Theory

In early 2020, Kristian Andersen wrote to Anthony Fauci about the possibility of an engineered coronavirus. His research has since dispelled those suspicions.
James Gorman and Carl Zimmer / NY Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:53:07

Covid vaccine: How many people in the UK have been vaccinated so far?

The logistics of vaccinating millions of people across the country, as more than 41 million people receive at least one dose.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:47:25

Covid-19 punctures Narendra Modi's aura as some supporters sour on India's strongman: The Wall Street Journal

By Shani Li and Vibhuti Agarwal Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his brand of Hindu nationalist politics have weathered plenty of upheaval in India. His demonetization policy, which pulled almost 90% of the country's currency...
Foreign Correspondent / Times of India   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:43:01

COVID-19: Ontario reports 447 new cases; restrictions eased in Outaouais

Ontario reported 447 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday and four more deaths. The highest numbers were reported in Toronto with 110 cases, Peel with 61, Waterloo with 56, Porcupine health unit in northern Ontario with 39 and Durham with 29. The province reported 28 new cases in Ottawa, although ...
Jacquie Miller / Ottawa Citizen   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:40:20

The Indian government's failed vaccine drive has caused thousands of Indians to needlessly die

Because of the Indian government's mismanagement of the vaccine drive, hundreds of thousands of Indians have died from COVID-19.
Peony Hirwani / Business Insider   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:37:01

'Lost summer' fear over delay to end of lockdown restrictions

Business groups have reacted with dismay after Boris Johnson confirmed the end of lockdown restrictions would be delayed.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:31:00

Covid: Lockdown easing in England to be delayed by four weeks

Most current Covid rules will remain for four more weeks after 21 June, government sources say.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:30:12

Biden COVID Advisor: Americans Should Have 'Sacrificed A Little Bit' More during Pandemic

Slavitt also faulted the Trump administration for failing to take the pandemic seriously early on.
Caroline Downey / National Review   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:29:29

United will not furlough active flight attendants and says it will welcome the 'vast majority' of staff back to work after COVID aid expires

"Given the current outlook for the future of United, we continue to move closer to full frontline staffing levels," a spokesperson told Insider.
Allana Akhtar / Business Insider   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:28:10

Coronavirus India Live Updates: Mumbai's Dharavi records zero Covid cases today

Coronavirus Cases in India Live Updates, Covid-19 Lockdown, Coronavirus Unlock Guidelines, Covid-19 Vaccine Latest Update June 14 Live: CISF takes over security of Bharat Biotech's Hyderabad facility
FE Online / Financial Express   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:23:17

Covid-19 in the UK: How many coronavirus cases are there in my area?

Explore the data on coronavirus in the UK and find out how many cases there are in your area.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:19:58

Lockdown easing delayed until 19 July as Delta variant cases rise

Boris Johnson has announced a four-week delay in lifting lockdown restrictions in England to 19 July amid rising cases of the Delta variant.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:17:00

Mall owner Washington Prime Group files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, citing COVID challenges

Washington Prime Group (WPG) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Sunday, citing the COVID-19 pandemic for making the move necessary.
Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:12:35

COVID-19: Local businesses face recruitment challenges in light of Step 2 restart

With close to 40,000 vacancies, the hospitality industry is facing a shortage of labour.
Pratyush Dayal / Vancouver Sun   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:12:17

The Benefits of Bottom-Up Entrepreneurship

Bangladesh's virtuous cycle of technology-aided development stems from decades of sustained state-NGO collaboration, combined with an emphasis on grassroots initiatives to empower female entrepreneurs. This model has also given the country an unexpected advantage in managing the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
M. Niaz Asadullah / Project Syndicate   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:05:43

Brilliant Schick Sends Returning Scotland To Defeat Ahead Of Spain Opener

Scotland's return to a major international tournament for the first time in over two decades ended in a 2-0 defeat on Monday thanks to an excellent double from the Czech Republic's Patrik Schick, as Covid-hit Spain prepare to launch their bid for a record fourth continental crown. The Scots, absent ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:03:02

Greece: 472 new coronavirus cases, 18 deaths, 353 intubations

Greece's health authorities announced on Monday 472 new coronavirus cases and 18 Covid-related deaths in the last 24 hours. The number of intubated Covid-patients in hospitals Intensive Care Units stands at 353. Report on AstraZeneca vaccine for over 60 years old only and other news from the Live Briefing on ...
keeptalkinggreece / Keep Talking Greece   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:54:25

Limits on weddings in England to be scrapped from 21 June - but rules on singing and dancing remain

The limit on the number of people who can attend weddings in England will be scrapped from 21 June - but rules on singing and dancing will remain.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:53:00

Concerns raised over 'dark money' funding anti-lockdown MPs

Tory MP Steve Baker's Covid Recovery Group has received £10,000 in donations from an unregistered association. Experts say electoral law needs to change
Peter Geoghegan, Martin Williams, Katie Tarrant / Open Democracy   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:52:47

Companies keener on return to UK offices than staff, surveys say

As few as 24% of firms plan to use increased home working but 36% of employees are keen, says ONS Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Company bosses are more keen than their staff to return workers to UK offices after the Covid-19 pandemic, according to official ...
Richard Partington, Kalyeena Makortoff and Joanna Partridge / Guardian   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:51:42

Novavax CEO sees 'huge market' for COVID booster vaccines

Seeking Alpha   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:50:08

City to launch $100 Covid-19 vaccine referral bonus program

New York City will launch a $100 vaccine referral bonus program to boost the rate of vaccinations in the city, which have slowed in recent weeks, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday. For every... To view the full story, click the title link.
Bloomberg / Crain's NY   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:43:59

557 fines issued for breaches of Covid-19 regulations over past week

The authorities issued 557 fines over Covid-19-related breaches over the past seven days. Around 5,000 inspections were carried out, with 14 establishments fined over breaches. Two fines were issued with regard to the holding of mass events, which are currently prohibited. Three people were fined for breaching quarantine rules, while ...
Malta Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:43:00

Zebbug feast: 'Ministers said they followed Covid rules and I believe them' - Fearne

Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne has stood by ministers who were pictured at a crowded band club in Zebbug on Sunday, saying he believed them when they said that they observed Covid-19 rules. At least five ministers – Ian Borg, Silvio Schembri, Roderick Galdes, Julia Farrugia Portelli and Aaron Farrugia ...
Malta Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:37:00

Serco sees profit boosted by more demand for Test and Trace services

Outsourcing giant Serco has upgraded its profit guidance as it sees more demand than it previously expected from its contract to run some of the government's Test and Trace services.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:36:00

Men 'gripped by loneliness' during coronavirus pandemic

Isolation takes toll during pandemic, according to report from men's sheds association
Irish Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:35:56

Megan Ranney: Ask for consent before you go in for that hug

"Don't take it personally if someone doesn't want to give you a hug or handshake, or doesn't want to take off their mask." The post Megan Ranney: Ask for consent before you go in for that hug appeared first on Boston.com .
Dialynn Dwyer / Boston Globe   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:35:11

Bug infestations, tent-lined streets: California's homelessness crisis is at a tipping point. Will a $12B plan put a dent in it?

Homelessness in California has been spiraling out of control for decades - and then came COVID-19. Will a $12B investment bring meaningful results?
Christal Hayes, USA TODAY / USA Today   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:31:17

Vermont Is First State to Hit 80% Vaccination Rate

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) announced that 80% of its eligible population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, Axios reports.
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:28:02

Malta cannot follow other countries' decisions on relaxation of Covid measures - Fearne

Malta is unable to follow the lead of other countries when it comes to the relaxation of Covid-19 measures because the country is a world leader in the vaccine rollout, Health Minister Chris Fearne said on Monday. Speaking in Parliament, Fearne said that with Malta as a world leader in ...
Malta Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:25:00

Video Of Live Bats In Wuhan Lab Reveals Daszak Lied In Now-Deleted Tweet

Video Of Live Bats In Wuhan Lab Reveals Daszak Lied In Now-Deleted Tweet Authored by Thomas Lifson via The American Thinker (emphasis ours) The cover-up of the probability that COVID-19 was deliberately created in the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV) has had profound consequences for the entire world, preventing early ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:20:27

Some Hospitals Kept Suing Patients Over Medical Debt Through the Pandemic

by Jenny Deam ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they're published. Last year as COVID-19 laid siege to the nation, many U.S. hospitals dramatically reduced their aggressive tactics to collect medical debt. Some ceased entirely. But ...
by Jenny Deam / ProPublica   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:20:00

Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Is 90% Effective, But Authorization Is Complicated

Novavax said Monday its COVID-19 vaccine is 90.4 percent effective against the original coronavirus, but the company may face several extra months of FDA review.
Sissi Cao / NY Observer   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:16:00

Conspiracy Blames Christian Eriksen's Collapse On Covid Vaccine-But He Hasn't Even Been Vaccinated

Inter Milan director Giuseppe Marotta declared Eriksen was never vaccinated.
Tommy Beer, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:14:17

Novavax: Large study finds COVID-19 shot about 90% effective

Novavax says its vaccine appears effective against COVID-19 in a large study, including against variants. The post Novavax: Large study finds COVID-19 shot about 90% effective appeared first on Boston.com .
Associated Press / Boston Globe   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:07:10

Novavax says its Covid vaccine is 90% effective, plans to submit data to FDA in third quarter

With an abundance of vaccines already available in the United States, it's possible that the government would donate the Novavax doses to other countries.
CNBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:06:15

COVID-19: Canadians increasingly optimistic, vaccine hesitancy dips: poll

The percentage of Canadians who said they were unsure about getting a vaccine or would rather wait has fallen to three per cent and four percent - the lowest since last summer.
Cheryl Chan / Vancouver Sun   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:02:50

Some of the Most Famous Car Brands That No Longer Exist

The COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown measures took a toll on U.S. auto sales, which declined 16% in 2020 compared to the previous year. But while most brands will likely recover as the country opens up... 895431 imageForEntry38-XZJ
Mike Sauter / 24/7 Wall St.   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:00:05

Delaying lockdown easing will have 'critical impact' on business

Plans to keep Covid rules in place for an extra month will hurt clubs and restaurants, say trade groups.
BBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:57:08

B2B marketplace Flipkart Wholesale sees 3x jump in e-commerce adoption among kiranas in H1 2021

Kiranas and neighbourhood convenience stores have become the battleground for e-commerce and grocery platforms including Flipkart, Amazon, BigBasket, Grofers, JioMart, etc., particularly during the Covid period.
FE Online / Financial Express   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:46:00

Japan daily COVID-19 cases below 1,000 for first time since March

Hard-hit Osaka Prefecture reported 57 new COVID-19 cases, its lowest daily tally since March 8, while Tokyo confirmed 209 new infections.
Japan Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:35:57

Covid-19: Further 87 cases reported in Northern Ireland

No deaths of people with disease confirmed in previous 24 hours, with 15 patients in hospital
Irish Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:34:42

Our social lives also need a shot in the arm

The other day a friend texted me to see if I wanted to join her and two other people for dinner outside at a neighborhood cafe that evening. We were all fully vaccinated and the weather was lovely. Unaccountably, I found myself hesitating. "Let me get back to you in ...
CNN   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:32:46

Average U.S. Vehicle Age Hits Record 12 Years

Cars are being kept in service longer as prices rise and quality improves, a trend accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic.
WSJ   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:24:00

G7 Pandemic Pledges Not Nearly Enough: Global Health Leaders

The G7's vow to share a billion Covid vaccine doses with poorer nations is too little too late, according to the WHO and global health leaders, as experts warned Monday more than 11 billion shots are needed. Faced with outrage over disparities in access to jabs, the Group of Seven ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:12:56

Demagoguery; COVID Errors; Diane Hessan's 'Our Common Ground'

Good morning, it's Monday, June 14, 2021. Today is Flag Day, although what that symbol means in America at this moment is hard to gauge. It certainly doesn't signify the same thing to everyone, which has generally been true. The date pays homage to the adoption of the U.S. flag ...
Carl M. Cannon / Real Clear Politics   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:08:40

Ashish Jha is 'concerned' about the delta variant in the U.S. Here's why.

"Help an unvaccinated friend get the shot." The post Ashish Jha is 'concerned' about the delta variant in the U.S. Here's why. appeared first on Boston.com .
Dialynn Dwyer / Boston Globe   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:07:37

Philippines again suspends scrapping of VFA troop pact with US, amid South China Sea tensions, Covid-19 vaccine donations

The Philippines has for the third time suspended a decision to scrap a two-decade-old Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States, its foreign minister said on Monday, amid a territorial dispute with China in the South China Sea.Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro Locsin said the suspension would be for a further ...
Reuters / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:06:39

Delta coronavirus variant doubles risk of hospitalization: Scottish study

The BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine provided 79 percent protection against infection from the Delta variant, compared with 92 percent against the Alpha variant.
Helen Collis / Politico   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:06:33

UK records another 7,742 COVID cases and three deaths ahead of roadmap announcement

The UK has recorded another 7,742 COVID cases and three deaths, ahead of the expected delay to lifting lockdown restrictions in England.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:06:00

Corporates have a role to play in vaccination rollout, says Cottton On boss

The head of fashion giant Cotton On has called on businesses to do what they can to aid the international rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Dominic Powell / Sydney Morning Herald   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:01:00

Fashion rentals bounce back as 'micro occasions' take centre stage

Fashion rentals which were hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic have bounced back with startup GlamCorner seeing its membership base double.
Cara Waters / Sydney Morning Herald   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 14:00:00

Novavax climbs 9% after clinical trial shows the firm's COVID-19 vaccine is 90% effective

The company aims to file for FDA approval of NVX-CoV2373 in the third quarter of 2021 and is continuing to study the COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents.
Carla Mozée / Business Insider   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:54:55

Airbnb and House Parties

Peter Van Doren, Jeffrey Miron, and Pedro Braga Soares As domestic travel recovers from COVID-19 restrictions, initiatives to curb rentals have been popping up across US cities. The proposals offer different rationales for restrictions. Some are outright bad, such as protecting the hotel industry from competition or increasing the availability ...
Peter Van Doren, Jeffrey Miron, Pedro Braga Soares / Cato   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:51:41

COVID-19 update for June 14: B.C. set to enter second phase of re-start plan today | Canada to receive 9.5 million vaccines this week, mostly Moderna

Here's your daily update with everything you need to know on the novel coronavirus situation in B.C.
Scott Brown / Vancouver Sun   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:48:02

Delta variant increases hospitalisation risk but vaccine protection remains high, study suggests

The risk of being hospitalised with the Delta (Indian) variant of coronavirus is around double that of the Alpha (Kent) strain, but two vaccine doses still provide strong protection against it, new data suggests.
Sky   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:48:00

Fake News: There Is No Special Refinance Plan for Veteran Homeowners

Eli Fuhrman Social Media, According to Politifact, the company that manages the "Veterans Loans Online," account, LowerMyBills, has previously been accused of spreading false information on Facebook. Here's What You Need to Remember: Misinformation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic has been an ongoing problem, with a group of Senators led by ...
Eli Fuhrman / National Interest   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:33:00

Novavax COVID Vaccine 90% Effective: How It Compares To Pfizer, Moderna, J&J Shots

A fourth COVID vaccine is gearing up for Food and Drug Administration authorization as biotech firm Novavax (NVAX) announced on Monday that its formula was shown to be 90.4% effective against the virus.
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:31:06

Hong Kong party hub Lan Kwai Fong primed for a comeback after months of coronavirus-related closures, LKF Group CEO says

Just weeks after the end of a five-month, government-imposed shutdown for local bars and nightclubs, life is returning to the once deserted streets of Hong Kong’s famed Lan Kwai Fong party district.The Central nightlife hub, just minutes from Hong Kong’s financial district, used to be routinely packed with white-collar workers ...
Kathleen Magramo / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:30:00

Rishi Sunak rejects calls by businesses for furlough extension

Failure to maintain Covid support measures will push firms into bankruptcy, says Labour Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Rishi Sunak has rejected business demands for an extension of the furlough scheme despite expectations that the government will delay the easing of Covid-19 restrictions currently set for ...
Richard Partington Economics correspondent / Guardian   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:29:24

The impact of poor healthcare provision in UK immigration removal centres

Detainees in Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre hold up signs calling for help during anti-detention demonstration Mark Kerrison/Alamy As often as the sentiment that we're all in this together has been touted since the arrival of COVID-19, one of the clearest lessons of the pandemic is how varied its effects ...
Mhairi Bowe, Senior Lecturer in Social Psychology, Nottingham Trent University / The Conversation   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:28:12

STAT+: Pharmalittle: Novavax says Covid-19 shot is highly effective; doctors scramble to advise patients on Alzheimer's drug

The Novavax Covid-19 vaccine was highly effective in preventing symptomatic infections, hospitalizations, and severe illnesses, long-awaited results from a Phase 3 trial revealed.
Ed Silverman / St. Louis Fed   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:28:07

Fiscal Risk Management Tools for Latin America

Posted by Lesley Fisher, Alvaro Manoel, and Laura Torrent[1] As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Latin American and Caribbean countries have suffered from reduced fiscal revenues in addition to increased spending, borrowing, called guarantees, and support for state-owned enterprises...
Blogmaster / IMF PFM   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:27:21

Britain Set To Delay Full Lifting Of Virus Restrictions

Britain was on Monday widely expected to delay the full lifting of coronavirus restrictions due to a surge of infections caused by the Delta variant. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is due to announce the government's next step of its roadmap out of stay-at-home measures, after easing began in March. He ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:25:23

What's good for the goose? Illegal gatherings anger entertainment sector operators

Photos and videos of mass gatherings at Zebbug and St Julian's on Sunday have angered many in the business and entertainment sector, with operators in the field claiming discrimination. Despite Covid-19 rules banning gatherings of more than six persons, hundreds of people were photographed celebrating at Zebbug's St Philip band ...
Malta Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:21:00

Key Events This Week: The Most Improtant FOMC Meeting In Powell's Career

Key Events This Week: The Most Improtant FOMC Meeting In Powell's Career One wouldn't know it from the eerie calmness in capital markets, with the VIX now trading below 16 and at its covid-era lows, but this week features some of the world's biggest central bank meetings, including what Paul ...
Tyler Durden / Zero Hedge   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:11:04

Australian dollar drifting

The Australian dollar has started the week with a whimper. In the European session, AUD/USD is trading at 0.7714, up 0.11% on the day. With the global economy slowly finding its feet as Covid recedes, central bank policymakers are having to re-evaluate their ultra-accommodative policies. In Australia, the economy has ...
Kenny Fisher / OANDA   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:10:01

A Major Turn of the Higgsian Ratchet

( Don Boudreaux ) TweetHere's a letter to the Wall Street Journal: Editor: Writing about the off-the-charts fraud and abuse of Covid "relief" programs, James Freeman homes in nicely on a key point ("The Great American Rip-Off," June 12): For that matter perhaps the people who endorsed the idea of ...
Don Boudreaux / Cafe Hayek   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:08:53

Bangkok Slum Gets Michelin-starred Meals From Thai Beauty Queen

Surrounded by children in a Bangkok slum, Miss Universe Thailand handed out lunch boxes prepared by Michelin-starred chefs on Monday -- a project to help some of the capital's worst Covid-hit communities. The kingdom is currently battling a third wave of coronavirus -- an outbreak that authorities traced in April ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:06:48

Flagship Pioneering, The Investor Behind Moderna, Raises $3.4 Billion For New Fund

Flagship Pioneering, the investor behind Covid-19 vaccine maker Moderna, said today that it had raised $3.4 billion for a new fund.
Amy Feldman, Forbes Staff / Forbes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:03:44

Counterfeiting - the underworld threat to beating COVID-19

Counterfeit vaccines, testing kits, and vaccine passports are undermining the global fight against COVID-19. While the word may conjure up images of fake cash and knock-off handbags, the pharmaceutical industry - and with it, the fight against COVID-19 - has been significantly affected by illicit goods. In a major operation, ...
Mark Stevenson, Professor of Operations Management, Lancaster University / The Conversation   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:02:36

Just because you've been vaccinated doesn't mean you can stop caring about America's vaccine campaign

Things are returning to normal for vaccinated people. But without one last push to increase vaccination rates, we might all be at risk.
Abdullah Shihipar / Money Game   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:01:00

Who Wins The Battle Of Walmart Vs. Amazon?

In 2019, I wrote about seven areas where Amazon and Walmart compete. But times have changed, and so has the retail industry. How do these two retail giants stack up against each other in a post-COVID world?
Blake Morgan, Senior Contributor / Forbes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:00:00

My 1985 Road Trip With Kevin Wechther

Quick note - Momentum Monday will be Tuesday this week. Onwards... I got into town the other night and headed over to my friend Kevin Wechter's house who was throwing a post COVID birthday party for his wife. Kevin and I go way back. When we were 16. we were ...
Howard Lindzon / Howard Lindzon   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:59:24

Novavax says its coronavirus shot is 90% effective

These are Insider's biggest healthcare stories for June 14.
Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer / Business Insider   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:49:52

South Africa's President Ramaphosa urges G7 nations to plug Covid-19 funding gap

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged the Group of Seven (G7) countries to help finance the World Health Organization's program to boost Covid-19 testing, diagnostics and vaccines, the presidency said on Sunday.
CNN   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:47:17

Biden should follow G7 pragmatism in approach to China 

The Group of Seven, comprising the world’s most developed economies, has the financial and technological clout to take on the greatest global challenges of our times. Most immediate is the Covid-19 pandemic, and close behind is climate change. But its recent summit, the first in-person gathering of leaders since the ...
SCMP Editorial / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:41:36

Coronavirus: new infections in Guangzhou include two medical workers at Covid-19 treatment hospital

Two medical workers in Guangzhou have been infected with coronavirus, the first medical staff to be infected in the most recent outbreak in the city.Four new cases of infection were reported on Sunday, bringing the total number to 146 cases of locally transmitted infections in this wave since May 21, ...
Guo Rui / South China Morning Post   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:30:00

Novavax vaccine trial shows 90% efficacy in combating Covid-19

Biotech 'one step closer' to launching shot but has yet to finalise regulatory submissions
FT   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:29:36

New Coronavirus Vaccine Is 90% Effective

"Novavax, a Maryland biotechnology company that endured delays in developing a coronavirus vaccine, revealed results Monday showing that the world is close to having another shot that prevents illness and [...]
Taegan Goddard / Taegan Goddard   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:28:53

The socio-economic consequences of COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa

Confronted with COVID-19, high-income Gulf countries have done better than most of their middle- and low-income neighbours; Jordan and Morocco are also positive exceptions.
Marek Dabrowski and Marta Domínguez-Jiménez / Bruegel   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:21:14

Instead Of Gold, Consider Iron

FEEDIron ore: not as pretty as gold, but in demand now. Photoby Peter Craven, Wikimedia Commons. The Post-COVID Reflation Trade Inflation and shortages seem to rival the weather now as elevator conversation. On Saturday, a neighbor seeing our cups of Starbuckscold brew, mentioned hearing aboutshortages at their stores, and mused ...
Dpinsen / Tim Knight   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:19:51

'The selfie summit': Why some economists and activists are disappointed with the G-7

The leaders of the G-7 issued a joint statement promising to enact measures on Covid vaccines, China and global corporate tax.
CNBC   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:16:35

EU gives the go ahead for European digital vaccine certificate

The European Union has given the go ahead for the start of the EU Digital Covid Certificate, which will aim to facilitate safe travel around Europe. The Presidents of the three EU institutions, the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission attended the official signing ceremony ...
Malta Independent   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:16:00

A COVID-19 outbreak at a major Chinese port is worsening the global shipping crisis, which could disrupt orders for the holiday season, experts say

Retailers may struggle to get holiday-season goods in time because of shipping disruptions worsened by an outbreak in a Chinese port, experts said.
Kate Duffy / Money Game   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:15:03

Latin American nations' capacity to fight corruption weakened - report

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Latin American nations' capacity to fight corruption diminished over the past year as the coronavirus pandemic absorbed resources and offered politicians in some countries the space to weaken judicial bodies, according to a report on Monday. The annual survey of 15 Latin American countries, compiled ...
Latin America News / Rio Times   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:14:23

Junta Trial Of Myanmar's Suu Kyi Gets Under Way

The trial of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi got under way Monday, more than four months after a military coup, with junta witnesses testifying the Nobel laureate flouted coronavirus restrictions and illegally imported walkie-talkies. Near daily protests have rocked Myanmar since the generals' February 1 putsch. A mass ...
IBTimes   |   Mon, 14 Jun 2021 12:11:43



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