‘Xi Jinping, step down!’: anti-lockdown protests spread across China – video

Demonstrations have broken out in cities and university campuses across China amid widespread anger at Covid lockdowns. The wave of civil disobedience was triggered by an apartment fire on Friday in which at least 10 people died in the west Xinjiang region. In an unusually bold act that appeared to indicate the level of people’s … Read more

Anti-lockdown protests spread across China amid growing anger at zero-Covid strategy

Demonstrations have broken out across Chinese cities and university campuses, triggered by widespread anger at stringent Covid restrictions imposed for almost three years and outrage over a deadly fire widely blamed on lockdowns. In an unusually bold act showing people’s desperation, a crowd in Shanghai called for the removal of the Communist party and Xi … Read more

Spread Holiday Cheer, Not Flu!

It’s not too late to get your flu shot! Enjoy the holiday season knowing that you have done the best thing to protect yourself and loved ones from getting the flu. The MGH Central Flu Clinic will run through December 9th. Open to patients 5 years and older. Walk-ins are welcome but scheduling an appointment … Read more

Salem – ‘Spread Your Wings (MP3 Download)’

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Rumours of zero-Covid easing spread in China amid anger at restrictions

Waves of outrage and frustration over China’s lockdown measures this week have demonstrated widening cracks in the general compliance with the government’s zero-Covid policy. Rising anger has been driven by the tragic death of a toddler, and highly public problematic lockdowns in the Henan capital, Zhengzhou. Officials were left scrambling to control the narrative, amid … Read more

Mariah The Scientist Revisits Her 2022 (So Far) In “Spread Thin” Video

Earlier in 2022 Mariah The Scientist shared her “project in-between projects,” The Intermission. One of the tracks from the four-song EP, “Spread Thin,” would become its standout track after it would go viral on Tik Tok. In response to its growing popularity, Mariah has now shared a video for the track. The video serves as … Read more

Monkeypox on campus: Schools should be proactive to curb spread, experts say – National | Globalnews.ca

Canadian universities and colleges should be proactive to prevent monkeypox from spreading among students, say experts, warning that a lack of education could give the virus a chance to gain a foothold on campus. Schools should be raising awareness about the risks of monkeypox as students prepare to come together to kick off a new semester with jam-packed … Read more

Spread of polio virus in U.S., U.K. and Israel reveals rare risk of oral vaccine – National | Globalnews.ca

For years, global health officials have used billions of drops of an oral vaccine in a remarkably effective campaign aimed at wiping out polio in its last remaining strongholds _ typically, poor, politically unstable corners of the world. Now, in a surprising twist in the decades-long effort to eradicate the virus, authorities in Jerusalem, New … Read more

Monkeypox could spread to pets if there’s close contact, officials warn – National | Globalnews.ca

By Mike Stobbe The Associated Press Posted August 16, 2022 5:45 pm     Updated August 16, 2022 5:46 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Health officials are warning people who are infected with monkeypox to stay away from household pets, since the animals could be … Read more

How does polio spread? What are the symptoms? Here’s what we know – National | Globalnews.ca

The polio virus has been found in New York City sewage, but officials are stressing that the highest risk is for people who haven’t been vaccinated. Polio was once one of the nation’s most feared diseases, with annual outbreaks causing thousands of cases of paralysis. Its elimination in the U.S., officially declared in 1979, is … Read more