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Numerous specialists at a bird-flu influenced poultry plant in Russia have been infected with H5N8, making this the primary case of H5N8 being passed from poultry to people. The head of Russia’s consumer watchdog, Anna Popova that all seven workers are presently feeling well which measures were rapidly received to stem the spread of disease. The World Health Organization’s statement confirmed that the individuals that have been infected were “asymptomatic and...
Cut flowers are internationally a multi-billion-dollar business, closely connected to social activities and holidays, such as Christmas, Hanukkah and Mother's Day, and to happy and sad times, such as weddings and funerals.
The Chinese government has issued a very clear warning to its residents on the cusp of the Lunar New Year as millions prepare to celebrate.
A study published Wednesday in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) found the risk of death from COVID-19 was 3.5 times higher than from influenza. The numbers put a figure on the severity of the novel coronavirus , which experts have been speaking to since the pandemic began. The study analyzed hospitalized cases of COVID and influenza between...
The COVID-19 pandemic has added urgency to the Bank of Canada’s development of a digital currency and decision could come sooner than previously thought, a senior policymaker said on Wednesday, though he noted that a launch was not a “foregone conclusion.”  According to Tim Lane, deputy governor of Canada’s central...
A World Health Organisation expert investigating the origins of COVID-19 says his team has uncovered “important clues” about a Wuhan seafood market’s role in the pandemic.