While cases of monkeypox are dropping, some scientists warn this virus will remain a global threat. And there’s a chance it could evolve in the years ahead in ways that might make it tougher to tackle.
Ontario reports 65 new COVID-19 deaths, with vaccine uptake for children lower than expected
Ontario is reporting 65 new deaths linked to COVID-19 as the number of children under the age of five getting vaccinated against the virus is even lower than the relatively low number many experts had expected.
Outlander star reveals they were killed earlier than expected: ‘They dropped a bomb on me’
Speaking about his character’s death, Duncan told the publication: “I found out just before the beginning of the season.” He then explained that, although his character was killed off in the franchise’s second book, he was initially brought on for much longer. “I was optioned for six seasons,” he revealed. “But yeah, it kind of […]
Fuller House: Lori Loughlin Not Expected Back for Final Season
Have mercy? Maybe not when it comes to Lori Loughlin‘s status on Fuller House‘s farewell season, in the wake of the actress being indicted for her alleged role in a wide-ranging college admissions bribery scheme. As Hallmark Channel plots a future without the star of its wholesome When Calls the Heart drama and Garage Sale […]
‘Mary Poppins Returns’ Early Buzz: As Expected, Pretty Much Everyone Loves This Movie
The social media embargo for Mary Poppins Returns has lifted like an otherworldly nanny floating up into the sky, and the early buzz is rolling in. Do critics find the Emily Blunt-starring Mary Poppins sequel magical? Does Lin-Manuel Miranda shine in his first big screen role? Does director Rob Marshall rekindle the spirit of the original? Or is […]
UK MPs seize documents expected to expose Facebook's covert data harvesting
The UK Parliament has taken hold of documents from Facebook that may shed light on the online giant’s carefree approach to user privacy amid claims that it was fully aware of user data loopholes exploited by Cambridge Analytica. The documents were seized from the founder of US tech startup Six4Three, who was on a business […]
Ebola outbreak in Congo expected to last into mid-2019, WHO says
More than 200 people have died and the outbreak is expected to continue into 2019 as health workers deal with insecurity from armed groups and spread of the virus in unregulated “tradi-modern” health centres.
Sorry, Shoppers: October Auto Sales Expected to Slip, Along With Incentives
Analysts are projecting U.S. light vehicle sales will decline in October as incentives do the same. Could they possibly be related? While we don’t have have official figures on how much of the domestic population has a limitless supply of cash, our collective intuition suggests most do not. This leads us to believe the elevated cost […]
Norwegian Air Expected to Slow Growth Amid Weak Earnings
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Last year’s flu was brutal—killing 80,000—but vaccine did better than expected
Enlarge / Get one. (credit: Getty | Jeff Greenberg) The 2017-2018 flu season was brutal, leading to an estimated 80,000 deaths and 900,000 hospitalizations, according to new figures released Thursday, September 27, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those are the highest estimated tolls the health agency has calculated for any flu season […]