Volusia County has received 2,300 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine for another two vaccination events scheduled for later this week at the Volusia County Fairgrounds. The county will register 1,150 people for each of the events on Thursday and Friday, according to county spokesperson Gary Davidson. The county will start booking appointments for individuals 65 and older who are Florida residents starting 9 a.m. Wednesday, according to the announcement. Individuals can register at countyofvolusia.eventbrite.com or
Pakistan has been ranked as the fifth-most vulnerable country to climate change, according to the Global Climate Risk Index. The Global Climate Risk Index, published by Germanwatch, elaborated that Pakistan lost 9,989 lives, suffered economic losses worth $3.8 billion and witnessed 152 extreme weather events from 1999 to 2018, which indicates an increase in climate-related vulnerabilities. The report also indicated that the government, in addition to the international community, are not taking sufficient measures
Abstract While SARS-CoV-2 infection has pleiotropic and systemic effects in some patients1–3, many others experience milder symptoms. We sought a holistic understanding of the severe/mild distinction in COVID-19 pathology, and its origins. We performed a whole-blood preserving single-cell analysis protocol to integrate contributions from all major cell types including neutrophils, monocytes, platelets, lymphocytes and the contents of serum. Patients with mild COVID-19 disease display a coordinated pattern
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indianapolis police say five people, including a pregnant woman, have been shot to death inside a home in the city. The fatal shootings were discovered after officers found a male juvenile with gunshot wounds about 4 a.m. on the city’s near northeast side. Sgt. Shane Foley with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department says officers then received information that led them to a nearby home where they found five adults dead inside. He says one of the five victims was a pregnant woman
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, January 25) — Malacañang called on China to refrain from resorting to the use of force on foreign vessels entering contested waters, a move that could potentially worsen tension among claimants of disputed territories under China's new Coast Guard Law. During his briefing on Monday, Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque stressed that China, along with other sovereign states, has to follow the South China Sea Code of Conduct and the United Nations Convention on the Law of the
Google said today it is taking several steps to help with COVID-19 vaccine distribution in the United States, including grants and opening its facilities to vaccination programs. The tech giant is among several other large corporations, including Amazon, Walmart, Starbucks and Microsoft, that have pledged support to local government agencies and medical providers to help increase vaccinations. Google will pledge ad grants and funding worth a total of $150 million to health organizations and public health agencies
Actions Rain drops on window with cloudy background. Natural Pattern of raindrops isolated. Background. Water rain drops on the glossy surface and reflect light inside. Barcelona, Spain Posted at 5:28 AM, Jan 25, 2021 and last updated 2021-01-25 05:28:59-05 Meteorologist Myles Henderson’s First Warning Forecast Rain today, snow chance later this week… A few scattered showers are possible this morning, but widespread rain will move in this afternoon. Expect cloudy skies today with highs in the upper 40s.
People walk past the Tencent booth at the China International Fair for Trade in Services in Beijing. Hong Kong-listed Chinese technology stocks surged on Monday, pacing a global rally in the sector ahead of key earnings from a number of U.S. rivals. Internet company Tencent jumped 11%, microchip maker SMIC rose 10% and games maker NetEase rallied 8% in Hong Kong. Orders were strong for the $5 billion initial public offering of Tencent-backed video firm Kuaishou Technology, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Kind guidance is key to interacting with new gun owners. They need help, and lots of it, not overly judgemental declarations. Millions of Americans have recently become first-time gun owners. How can you help them learn about firearms safety and responsibility? How can you inform them about defending their right to defend themselves and their families? If you’re an NRA certified instructor, you know the words from your credentials card: “Possession of this card carries responsibility for representing the
STORY CITY – The Roland-Story girls’ basketball team clamped down on defense and shot the ball well from outside in a 58-21 victory over South Hardin Jan. 19. The Norse, ranked ninth in Class 3A, held South Hardin to eight field goals and 21 % shooting from the field in improving to 9-3 on the season. Roland-Story made eight 3-pointers on offense. The Norse also forced 17 turnovers and only committed six. Reece Johnson led a balanced Roland-Story attack with 11 points and three assists. Madison Martindale
Photo: Aave DeFi token asset Aave (AAVE) has been on a bull run for weeks. Yesterday, the asset managed to reach a new all-time high of nearly $290. While the price has since cooled off to $255 at press time, the price is still up over 194% since the beginning of the year. What’s driving the price of Aave up? Analysts believe that the rally can be partially attributed to a more generalized influx of capital into the DeFi space in recent weeks. The total value locked (TVL) in the DeFi ecosystem as a whole is
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German economy will stagnate in the first quarter of the year, Ifo economist Klaus Wohlrabe said on Monday, in the latest sign of the toll being taken by lockdown on Europe's largest economy. "The German economy is starting the year with little confidence," Wohlrabe said, adding that delays in COVID-19 vaccine deliveries were adding to the uncertainty. German business morale fell by more than expected in January as a second wave of COVID-19 brought to a halt a recovery in Europe's largest
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong has formally approved use of the Fosun-BioNTech vaccine, the city government said on Monday, marking the first COVID-19 vaccine accepted in the Asian financial hub. The move comes as Hong Kong has lagged other developed cities in rolling out vaccines and with mainland China having started its vaccine program in July last year.
Mayor Thomas Koch spoke with a Patriot Ledger reporter this week about lessons learned in 2020 and what to expect in the next year. QUINCY — Mayor Thomas Koch has already had quite the 2021. He returned to city hall this week after a bout with COVID-19, kicked off a major redevelopment effort for Wollaston Center and is looking ahead to a year he says will bring more changes downtown, economic recovery and — hopefully — a sense of normalcy. With the mayor's usual State of the City address still unscheduled