Either in lockdown or preparing for lockdown: life amid zero-Covid in Beijing

Life in Beijing these days is spent either in lockdown or preparing for lockdown. Stockpiling food at home, just in case, has become the new norm. Meeting friends is hard because every few weeks one of us is sealed inside their home for days. Carrying out the daily routine of only working, eating and sleeping … Read more

Parys preparing for final Rally-Raid jaunt of 2023 | The Citizen

The final two rounds of this year’s South African Rally-Raid Championship will take place around the Parys Airfield in the Free State this Friday and Saturday, The Parys 400 will see a variety of titles being clinched. In the the overall Production Vehicle Category,  reigning champions, Henk Lategan/Brett Cummings (Gazoo Racing Toyota DKR Hilux T1+) … Read more

Canada’s top doctor preparing for ‘worst-case scenario’ on COVID variants – National | Globalnews.ca

Canada’s chief public health officer says she is preparing for “worst-case scenario” COVID-19 variants, as early signs show a fall resurgence of the virus. At the House of Commons health committee, Dr. Theresa Tam says the Public Health Agency of Canada is keeping a careful eye on the evolution of Omicron variants, which are the … Read more

UN preparing for worse to come in Pakistan floods | The Citizen

The United Nations warned on Tuesday the humanitarian situation in flood-ravaged Pakistan was expected to get worse, a day after establishing an air bridge to deliver aid to victims. More than 33 million people in Pakistan have been affected by the flooding, brought on by record monsoon rains amplified by climate change. The floods have … Read more