NMDOH is issuing a new public health order to address rising respiratory illnesses

The New Mexico Department of Health has issued a public health order due to an increase in respiratory virus cases and hospitalizations. Each state hospital is directed to cooperate and ensure that patients are treated with proper care through the order. The NMDOH says the order is needed as hospitals and emergency departments face the … Read more

China’s Covid protests started with an apartment fire in a remote region

Firefighting delays in the city of Urumqi, seen by many Chinese as linked to strict pandemic controls, sparked widespread demonstrations against the country’s zero-Covid restrictions Demonstrators in Beijing marched on Monday to honor the victims of a deadly fire and protest strict Covid-19 restrictions

COVID hits HIV detection in Europe, threatens eradication progress

LONDON, Nov. 30 (Reuters) – The number of people in Europe with undiagnosed HIV has risen as testing rates fell during the COVID-19 pandemic, jeopardizing a global goal to end the disease by 2030, according to a report. The joint report by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and … Read more

South Korea scrambles fighter jets as fighter jets from China and Russia penetrate air defense zone

SEOUL, Nov 30 (Reuters) – The South Korean military said it scrambled warplanes when two Chinese and six Russian warplanes entered the air defense zone on Wednesday. The two Chinese H-6 bombers repeatedly entered and exited the Korea Air Defense Identification Zone (KADIZ) off the south and northeast coasts of South Korea from about 05:50 … Read more

Can the zero Covid policy continue as China hits a record 40,052 daily cases? – South China Morning Mail

Can the zero Covid policy continue as China hits a record 40,052 daily cases?South China Morning Mail China reports fourth consecutive daily record of new COVID casesYahoo News China reports another daily record of COVID cases as protests ripple across ChinaReuters China economy braces for further slump as Covid protests spreadBloomberg Anti-Lockdown protests are ramping … Read more

Massive COVID protests erupt in China’s Xinjiang after deadly fire

Nov 26 (Reuters) – Rare protests erupted in China’s far western region of Xinjiang, with crowds shouting at security guards after a deadly fire sparked anger over their extended COVID-19 lockdown, as infections nationwide set a new record . Crowds chanted “End the lockdown!”, pumping their fists in the air as they walked down a … Read more

Oil muted as price cap proposal eases supply concerns

G7 price cap on Russian oil could be above current trade levels EIA data on gasoline stocks show higher-than-expected build COVID-19 controls tighten in China Nov 24 (Reuters) – Benchmark Brent oil fell lower on Thursday as West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude held steady, floating within sight of two-month lows as the level of a … Read more

Foxconn factory workers ‘offered $1400 to leave immediately’ in desperate bid to end rioting – The Telegraph

Foxconn factory workers ‘offered $1,400 to leave immediately’ in desperate bid to end riotingThe Telegraph Foxconn offers to pay workers to leave the world’s largest iPhone factory after violent protestsCNN Violent protests at Apple’s iPhone factory in ChinaBloomberg technology Foxconn admits payment error; offers compensation to those who want to leave; Apple team on site9to5Mac … Read more

China’s COVID infections hit a record as economic outlook worsens

BEIJING, Nov 24 (Reuters) – China reported a record number of COVID-19 infections on Thursday, with cities across the country imposing local lockdowns, mass testing and other restrictions fueling frustration and hurting the outlook for the world’s second-largest economy darkened. The resurgence of infections nearly three years after the pandemic broke out in the central … Read more

Angry protests erupt at Foxconn factory in China amid COVID curbs | DW Business – DW News

Angry protests erupt at Foxconn factory in China amid COVID curbs | DW BusinessDW News Violent protests erupt at Apple’s main iPhone factory in ChinaYahoo Finance Protesting workers beaten at Chinese iPhone factoryThe associated press Gravity | China: Workers beaten up at world’s largest iPhone factoryLIVING China’s iPhone city is closing down urban areas as … Read more