11 April 2021

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Actions by Governments
  • A look at COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada on Saturday, April 10, 2021 (NationalPost.com)
  • Concern in Italy that mafia redirecting vaccine to friends as elderly die (FOXNews.com)
  • Covid-19 vaccination: India reaches 100 million doses in 85 days (Economic Times)
  • France and Germany’s Covid vaccination programmes pick up speed (The Guardian)
  • Germany marks 76 years since Buchenwald liberation (Deutsche Welle)
  • Germany overcome late to dominate Australia (Deutsche Welle)
  • Germany’s AfD meets to hammer out party platform (Deutsche Welle)
  • Gielnik brace can’t save Matildas’ blushes in Germany rout (ABC Online)
  • Intention to Get COVID-19 Vaccinations among Ophthalmology Residents in Poland: A Cross-Sectional Survey (MDPI)
  • Ireland’s Coronavirus restrictions set to be eased on Monday (Belfast Telegraph)
  • Japan to start COVID-19 vaccinations for elderly Monday (JapanTimes.co.jp)
  • Kurz: Austria concludes Sputnik V negotiations (Politico.eu)
  • More than 100 diners fined for lockdown breach in France (The Hill)
  • Over 700 Japanese eateries fail in 2020 amid pandemic (News On Japan)
  • Pakistan extends COVID-19 restrictions till April 13 as infections surge (Ani News)
  • Poland Minister Says ‘Suicidal’ to Vote Down EU Relief Fund: FT (Bloomberg)
  • South Korea to resume AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for ages 30-60 (Business Standard India)
  • The latest news on COVID-19 developments in Canada (NationalPost.com)
  • The latest numbers on COVID-19 in Canada for Sunday, Apr. 11, 2021 (NationalPost.com)
  • Third wave slows vaccinations in Indonesia (Australian Financial Review)
  • UK – Boris Johnson keeps runs through central London with dog Dilyn (Mail Online UK)
  • UK – Boris Johnson will NOT attend Prince Philip’s funeral to allow family members to attend (Mail Online UK)
  • UK – Boris Johnson will not attend Prince Philip’s funeral because of coronavirus guest limits (Herald Scotland)
  • UK – British PM Boris Johnson to miss Prince Philip’s funeral amid COVID restrictions (New York Post)
  • UK – U.K.’s Boris Johnson will not attend Prince Philip’s funeral due to Covid restrictions (NBCNews.com)
  • US – Essential California Week in Review: Counting down to reopening (Los Angeles Times)
  • US – Home schooling rates soar during pandemic in Hawaii and nationally (Honolulu Star-Advertiser)
  • US – Michigan is overwhelmed by another COVID-19 surge, this one driven by young people. Is Wisconsin next? (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
  • US – Michigan’s Covid-19 surge becomes a reality check for a restless nation (CNN)
  • US – Nearly half of California adults have received a COVID-19 shot (star-telegram.com)
  • US – Nevada Legislative Building reopening to visitors amid pandemic (Las Vegas Review Journal)
  • US – The Latest: S Korea to resume AstraZeneca jab for ages 30-60 (San Antonio Express-News.com)
  • US – Third straight record-breaking COVID-19 vaccination day sends Illinois shot total past 7 million (Chicago Sun-Times)
  • US – Top Court Backs At-Home Church Services, Eases California Curbs (Bloomberg)
  • US – Virus recovery funds to promote tourism on Alabama coast (Tacoma News Tribune)
  • US – What Ohio could have learned about the coronavirus – if the state had the data (Cleveland.com)
  • WHO’s latest situation report (WHO)
Actions by Companies
Drugs, Treatments & Vaccines
  • China Knocks on Doors to Speed Up Covid-19 Vaccination (WSJ.com World News)
  • EU and When a vaccine only adds to the trouble (star-telegram.com)
  • Emmanuel Macron may be damaged by his handling of the third covid-19 wave. But, as vaccinations pick up, he could yet recover hxxps://econ[.]st/3t6X0nI (TheEconomist – Twitter)
  • GOP senator sings ‘Born Free’ to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations (The Hill)
  • Mass. reports 105,458 new COVID-19 vaccinations Saturday (Boston Globe)
  • More than one-third of Texans have received virus vaccine (star-telegram.com)
  • Nearly 40% of Marines have so far declined to receive a vaccine to protect against the coronavirus (Business Insider)
  • Shot for shot: New Orleans bar offers coronavirus vaccines along with free shot of alcohol (The Independent)
  • The Latest: S Korea to resume AstraZeneca jab for ages 30-60 (San Antonio Express-News.com)
  • Vaccines are open to all, but Minnesota’s push focuses on those at highest risk (TwinCities.com)
Societal & Economic Impact
Curbs in Delhi, 50% seating in public transportIndian ExpressAS CHIEF Minister Arvind Kejriwal ruled out a lockdown, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority on Saturday evening announced a fresh set of curbs. These include a complete ban on all social, political, sports, entertainment, academic, cultural,…
EU’s Michel says COVID-19 recovery fund is sufficient: ReportChannel NewsAsiaPARIS: The European Union's COVID-19 recovery response is robust and does not fall short when compared with the United States' US$1.9 trillion recovery plan, European Council President Charles Michel told Les Echos newspaper. EU member states agreed…
Fourth Stimulus Check ‘Unlikely’ Despite Push For Recurring Monthly PaymentsInternational Business TimesMany Americans are still dealing with the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, but despite some talk already emerging of a potential fourth stimulus check, experts are saying that, at least for now, the chances of another direct payment to…
Older Adults’ Avoidance of Public Transportation after the Outbreak of Korean Subway EvidenceMDPIHRD Center and Department of Economics of SKKU, Department of Economics, Sungkyunkwan University, 25-2, Sungkyunkwan-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul 03063, Korea Author to whom correspondence should be addressed. Abstract With the spread of the coronavirus…
Osaka governor warns he may seek coronavirus state of emergencyJapanTimes.co.jpThe effect of stricter measures could start emerging in the week of April 19, and authorities will decide then if an emergency declaration is needed.
Pandemic highlights urgent global need to control pollution, doctors sayThe IndependentHarvard professor calls for more research into whether inequities in air quality ‘may be a cause of the stark disparities of the Covid-19 pandemic along racial and ethnic lines’, reports he coronavirus pandemic should be a “wake-up call” to tackle…
Resurging coronavirus variants continue to shadow major economiesGlobal TimesPeople wait in line to take COVID-19 test at a health centre in Hyderabad, India. Photo: Xinhua New and more contagious coronavirus variants from the UK, Brazil and South Africa are continuing to penetrate the world's major economies, including the…
The dramatic rebound in the global economyNew Zealand HeraldFrom an economic point of view, it is almost as if the last year was just a bad dream. As recently as October, the IMF was warning that coronavirus will cause "lasting damage" to living standards across …
Virus recovery funds to promote tourism on Alabama coastTacoma News TribuneORANGE BEACH, Ala. Beach season is heating up, and Alabama’s coast is getting federal money to help recover from tourism losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration said Thursday it will…
Geopolitical Impact
China v Russia v America: is 2021 the year Orwell’s 1984 comes true?The GuardianWith Putin and Xi moving into an ever closer alliance, Joe Biden’s untested US administration may be pushed to the brink I t may just be coincidence that Russia was piling military pressure on Ukraine last week at the same time as China noisily…
India beats China, US to administering 100-million doses of COVID vaccines in 85-daysInternational Business Times IndiaIndia's Covid vaccination tally over 9.25 cr with around 30 lakh new jabs India might be grappling with the second wave of COVID-19, but its determination to get as many people vaccinated as possible remains strong. While most countries are holding…
India leads US and China, administers 100 million COVID-19 vaccinations doses in 85 dayszeenews.comNew Delhi: India on Saturday (April 10, 2021) became the fastest country in the world to administer over 100 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines in a record 85 days. The Union Ministry announced about the milestone on April 10 which comes amid a rising…
India, China agree to resolve outstanding issuesDaily Excelsior.comNEW DELHI, Apr 10: India and China held detailed deliberations on disengagement in remaining areas of Eastern Ladakh and agreed to jointly maintain stability on the ground, avoid any new incidents and resolve the outstanding issues in an “expeditious…
PH, US start war games amid China’s military build-up in South China SeaManila BulletinNews / National / Share it! [mashshare] PH, US start war games amid China’s military build-up in South China Sea The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced on Sunday, April 11, that it will hold military exercises with its United States…
Pandemic’s Haves and Have Nots, Brexit Fallout: Weekend ReadsBloombergThe second and third virus waves are hitting countries from France to Brazil and India hard, with lockdowns and curfews cramping citizens and economies desperate to re-emerge from Covid-19 restrictions. In some good news , enough vaccines have been…
Somewhere, beneath the seaBusiness MirrorSULU Sea’s huge natural gas deposit has remained untapped to this day as the country is expected to see the depletion of its active and main natural gas mine in the Malampaya deep, the sea wells off Palawan, and as the South China Sea debacle has…
Why Indonesia is still one of our favourite marketsBorneo Post OnlineIN the previous update at the start of 2021, we rated Indonesian equities 3.5 stars ‘attractive’ and handpicked it as one of the top five markets for 2021 (alongside China, Korea, Taiwan and Brazil). Since then, the benchmark Jakarta Composite Index…
Cybersecurity Impact
CareFirst Data Breach: Sensitive Information of Customers Leaked OnlineE Hacking NewsFor the third time in the past six years, cybercriminals have targeted CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Community Health Plan District of Columbia (CHPDC). The insurance provider had issued a written statement disclosing a data breach of one of its…
Oh Look, LinkedIn Also Has a 500M User Data LeakWired NewsBrian Barret t 04.10.2021 09:22 AM Plus: A bad Zoom bug, a billion-dollar cocaine bust, and more of the week's top security news. Photograph: Paul Taylor/ Brian Barret t 04.10.2021 09:22 AM Security Plus: A bad Zoom bug, a billion-dollar cocaine bust,…
Talon: An Israeli Cybersecurity Company For The Post-Covid Workforce Scores Massive $26 Million Seed FundingForbes.comTalon, an Israeli cybersecurity startup that’s promising to solve the problems that come with the pandemic-era workforce, has raised a $26 million seed round. That’s the biggest ever seed round in Israel, according to the company, despite Talon being…
Women Are Facing an Economic Crisis & the Cybersecurity Industry Can Help Investing in women’s cybersecurity careers can bring enormous benefits and help undo some of the significant economic damage wrought by the pandemic. hxxps://binged[.]it/3d78zWM hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1380870988397748228/photo/1InfoSecHotSpot – TwitterWomen Are Facing an Economic Crisis & the Cybersecurity Industry Can Help Investing in women's cybersecurity careers can bring enormous benefits and help undo some of the significant economic damage wrought by the pandemic….
Women Are Facing an Economic Crisis & the Cybersecurity Industry Can Help Investing in women’s cybersecurity careers can bring enormous benefits and help undo some of the significant economic damage wrought by the pandemic. hxxps://binged[.]it/3t7nKo5 hxxps://twitter[.]com/InfoSecHotSpot/status/1380901145359622145/photo/1InfoSecHotSpot – TwitterWomen Are Facing an Economic Crisis & the Cybersecurity Industry Can Help Investing in women's cybersecurity careers can bring enormous benefits and help undo some of the significant economic damage wrought by the pandemic….
Zoom Security Flaw: Now Hackers Can Take Control Of Your PC, Wait For PatchE Hacking NewsZoom security issues were lately troubling users worldwide, very often so. The Zoom video conferencing app was not in the limelight before the ongoing pandemic, however, since the inception of Covid-19, a lot has changed along with the ways of…

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