China reports first Covid death for six months as Beijing cases rise

China reported the death of an 87-year-old man in Beijing on Sunday as its first fatality from Covid-19 in six months, with cases rising despite a stringent zero-Covid policy. China is the last major economy still welded to a no-tolerance policy on the virus and has enforced snap lockdowns, mass testing and quarantines even as … Read more

Death of baby in China incites anger on social media over ‘zero Covid’ rules

The death of a four-month-old baby in central China has stoked public anger on social media as frustrations mount over Beijing’s stringent “dynamic zero Covid” policy, which has confined millions to their homes and sparked angry protests. The girl died after suffering vomiting and diarrhoea while in quarantine at a hotel in the city of … Read more

Japan minister resigns after criticism over death penalty remarks | The Citizen

Japan’s justice minister stepped down on Friday after facing criticism for reportedly saying his “low-profile” position only generates media coverage when he approves the death penalty. Yasuhiro Hanashi’s resignation serves a further blow to Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s government, which is already facing plummeting approval ratings. And it comes just weeks after the minister for … Read more

Father of three-year-old blames China’s zero-Covid policy for son’s death

The father of a three-year-old boy who died from carbon monoxide poisoning in north-west China said strict Covid-19 policies “indirectly killed” his son by causing delays obtaining treatment. The boy’s death on Tuesday sparked outrage on social media and is the latest incident to trigger blowback against China’s strict zero-Covid policy. “I personally think that … Read more

Migos Rapper Takeoff Dead at 28 After Houston Shooting

Takeoff, one-third of rap group Migos, was shot and killed in Houston, Texas, in the early hours of November 1; the news was confirmed to Variety by a representative of the Houston Police Department on Tuesday morning. He was 28 years old. The musician, real name Kirshnik Khari Ball, was at a Houston bowling alley … Read more

Rescuers search for bodies as Philippines storm death toll hits 101 | The Citizen

Philippine rescuers on Monday waded through thigh-deep mud using long pieces of wood to search for bodies buried by a landslide, as the death toll from a powerful storm rose to 101. Just over half of the fatalities were from a series of flash floods and landslides unleashed by Tropical Storm Nalgae, which destroyed villages … Read more

How Much Coffee to Reduce Risk of Death and Cardiovascular Disease?

A pinch of salt may cut the bitterness in a cup of coffee From the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology: Decaffeinated, ground, and instant coffee, particularly at 2–3 cups/day, were associated with significant reductions in incident cardiovascular disease and mortality.  “Cardiovascular disease” includes coronary artery disease (e.g., heart attacks), heart failure, and ischemic strokes. The study … Read more

Eternal Solitude – The Gates Of The Beyond (2022) – Doom Death Metal blog

The album Eternal Solitude – The Gates Of The Beyond (2022) of Doom Death Metal musical genre was posted on Friday, October 28th, 2022 at 22:26 and is available for download in high mp3 quality. Please write your opinion after downloading it for review. Post Views: 60 Genre: Death/Doom Metal Format: mp3 | … Read more

Family rejects official Iran findings on Amini death – lawyer | The Citizen

Lawyers for Mahsa Amini’s family have rejected an official Iranian medical report that found her death was not caused by beatings, they said in comments published on Thursday. Amini, 22, died on September 16, three days after falling into a coma following her arrest in Tehran by the morality police for allegedly breaching the Islamic … Read more