UK study finds more Omicron hospitalisations in youngest children, but cases mild
LONDON: Young children and babies are proportionally more likely to be hospitalised with Omicron compared to older children than with previous variants but the cases are still mild, British researchers said, adding the overall picture was reassuring. Omicron has spread rapidly in Britain and fuelled a spik
LONDON: Young children and babies are proportionally more likely to be hospitalised with Omicron compared to older children than with previous variants but the cases are still mild, British researchers said, adding the overall picture was reassuring.Omicron has spread rapidly in Britain and fuelled a spike in cases to record highs, though the variant is less severe than previous ones, and high vaccination levels among adults have also helped to limit the rise in hospitalisations. Children are less vulnerable than older adults to COVID-19.Read more: CNA »
China's Xi to preside over muted Hong Kong handover anniversary, swear in new leader
HONG KONG: Chinese leader Xi Jinping was set to preside on Friday (Jul 1) over tightly choreographed celebrations marking the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover from Britain, with once annual demonstrations silenced and a massive security presence in force. Xi's two-day visit, which will also see him Read more >>
Some Covid-19 patients could spread virus after 10 days: UK studystraits_times 👏👏👏
Medical face masks help men look more attractive to women: UK studyIn other words, you look more attractive when women cannot see your face properly. Let's wear masks forever. In Indonesia we call it: Maskergenic. 😷😷 Why dont they study if wearing mask for long-term any side effects? Why dont they study if mask really can block covid infection or not? The news also fail to mention who actually need to wear mask and why. The point is surgical mask is for those performing surgical works.
Facebook faces US$3.2 billion UK class action over market dominanceLONDON : Social media giant Facebook, now known as Meta Platforms, faces a 2.3 billion pound plus (US$3.2 billion plus) class action in Britain over allegations it abused its market dominance by exploiting the personal data of 44 million users.Liza Lovdahl Gormsen, a senior adviser to Britain's Financial
Northern Ireland tops agenda as UK, EU hold fresh post-Brexit talks
France to ease UK travel restrictionsPARIS: France will on Friday (Jan 14) ease coronavirus travel restrictions for travellers from Britain, enabling vaccinated tourists to visit if they have a negative test, the government announced.
China says UK spy claims result of watching 'too many 007 movies'China on Friday dismissed a rare public warning by British security services that a suspected Chinese agent was trying to influence lawmakers, saying it was the result of watching 'too many 007 movies'.