Pfizer Covid Pill Preventing Hospitalisations and Deaths: White House

Pfizer’s anti-Covid pill Paxlovid is helping stave off hospitalisations and deaths amid the United States’ latest wave of infections. Demand for the treatment has soared, with a four-fold increase over the past month. White House Covid-19 Response Coordinator Ashish Jha told reporters in a press call.
#AshishJha #Pfizer #Covid #WhiteHouse #Health


7 hours ago

Russia calls Ukraine conflict 'War with West'; accuses UK, US of blocking peace deal

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov labelled the war in Ukraine as a conflict between Moscow and the West. He accused the United States and the UK of “blocking” the peace deal talks by manipulating the Ukrainian delegation in Istanbul. Lavrov went on to accuse the UK and the US of pushing Ukraine into the conflict, as he said that the conflict was declared by the West.
#SergeyLavrov #WarwithWest #Ukrainian #Russia #LawGovernment #Government #News


9 hours ago

US special coordinator for Tibet in Dharamshala, to meet Dalai Lama tomorrow

A United States delegation led by special coordinator for Tibetan issues Uzra Zeya reached Dharamshala Wednesday. The US delegation is scheduled to meet the Dalai Lama at his private residence in McLeodganj Thursday morning. The visit comes days after Central Tibetan Administration president Penpa Tsering concluded his three-nation tour to the US, Canada and Germany.
#DalaiLama #CentralTibetanAdministration #Tibetan #Tibet #PeopleSociety


14 hours ago

Lionel Messi's agent rebuts MLS transfer rumours to Inter Miami, calls it...

Lionel Messi is yet to decide on his future after leaving Paris Saint-Germain. Reports claim Messi is looking to buy 35% stake in Major League Soccer team Inter Miami. Messi's agent has said that Messi has not yet decided his future. Messi had expressed his desire of playing in the United States back in 2020.
#LionelMessi #MLS #MajorLeagueSoccer #UnitedStates #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer


14 hours ago

US special coordinator for Tibet in Dharamshala, to meet Dalai Lama tomorrow

A United States delegation led by special coordinator for Tibetan issues Uzra Zeya reached Dharamshala Wednesday. The US delegation is scheduled to meet the Dalai Lama at his private residence in McLeodganj Thursday morning. The visit comes days after Central Tibetan Administration president Penpa Tsering concluded his three-nation tour to the US, Canada and Germany.
#DalaiLama #CentralTibetanAdministration #Tibetan #Tibet #PeopleSociety


16 hours ago

Japan to allow limited foreign package tours from four countries as experiment

Japan will allow small package tours from Australia, Singapore, Thailand and the United States as an experiment. Tourists must be triple-vaccinated and tours must have guides and fixed itineraries. The results will be used to compile coronavirus guidelines for tour operators, hotels and other related businesses. The experiment is expected to start next week and continue until end of May.
#Japan #Travel


21 hours ago

In rare hearing, United States reports rise in UFOs in past 20 years

An increasing number of unidentified flying objects have been reported in the sky over the past 20 years, a top US defense official says. The rise is attributed to efforts by the US military to destigmatize the act of reporting sights and encounters. The first public hearing on UFOs in half a century was held in the House security panel.
#House #UnitedStates #LawGovernment #Military


22 hours ago

US: Indian-American student bullied, choked by classmate in school, video...

A video of an Indian-American boy being bullied and assaulted by a white student at a school in the United States has flared widespread fury on social media. The incident took place on May 11 and is reported to be from Coppell Middle School of Dallas in Texas. Shaan Pritmani received three days of suspension while the assaulter received one day.
#ShaanPritmani #IndianAmerican #UnitedStates #SensitiveSubjects


23 hours ago

US authorises Covid booster shots for children aged 5 to 11

Children as young as five in the United States will now be able to receive a booster dose of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine, the nation's health authorities announced Tuesday. The authorization comes as Covid cases are on the rise in the U.S. With approximately 90,000 cases reported per day. The dosage is 10 micrograms for the initial shots and the booster, compared to 30 for those 12 and older.
#Pfizer #Covid19 #Covid #UnitedStates #Health #HealthConditions #InfectiousDiseases


Yesterday

US Urges India to Reverse Ban on Wheat Exports

The United States hopes India will reverse its ban on wheat exports, Washington’s top diplomat to the United Nations says. The move would worsen global shortages of the commodity, Linda Thomas-Greenfield says. India announced it would ban exports without special authorisation from the government in the face of falling production.
#LindaThomasGreenfield #UnitedNations #India #LawGovernment #Government #PeopleSociety


Yesterday

The many arguments for and against, abortion rights

A leaked Supreme Court draft opinion sent shockwaves across the U.S. When it revealed that the nation’s highest court planned to overturn Roe v Wade. Amnesty International said that “any regression in protection of the right to abortion would not only stand to damage the global perception of the United States”
#SupremeCourt #RoevWade #UnitedStates #SensitiveSubjects #PeopleSociety #SocialIssuesAdvocacy


Yesterday

US commission votes to process all green card applications within 6 months

The President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders( PACAANHPI) unanimously voted to recommend President Joe Biden process all applications for green cards within six months. The proposal was put forward by eminent Indian American community leader Ajay Jain Bhutoria. Green Card holders are allowed to live and work permanently in the United States.
#JoeBiden #PACAANHPI #IndianAmerican #GreenCard #UnitedStates #LawGovernment #Government #News


Yesterday

US places export restrictions on products including radioactive materials from Russia

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission of the United States has tightened regulations for the transfer of radioactive material and deuterium to the Russian Federation. New export limitations have been imposed on a wide range of products from Russia's industrial sector, including wood products, industrial engines, boilers, motors, fans and ventilation equipment, bulldozers.
#NuclearRegulatoryCommissionofthe #Russia #BusinessIndustrial


Yesterday

Explained: What Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s US visit means for Pakistan’s...

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is scheduled to leave on a visit to the United States on Monday. It is expected that the visit will repair ties between the two countries, which have been in limbo for over a year. The military-security establishment has deep historical ties with its counterparts in the US.
#BilawalBhuttoZardari #Pakistan #LawGovernment #Government #News


2 days ago

How Australia saved thousands of lives while Covid killed one million Americans

If the U.S. Had the same Covid death rate as Australia, about 900,000 lives would have been saved. Both countries are English-speaking democracies with similar demographic profiles. In Australia and in the United States, the median age is 38. Roughly 86% of Australians live in urban areas, compared with 83% of Americans.
#Americans #Covid #Australia #Reference #PeopleSociety #SocialSciences


2 days ago

Western sanctions stopped Belarusian exports worth over $16 billion to EU,...

Belarusian Prime Minister Roman Golovchenko claims western sanctions have prevented $16 to $18 billion worth of its yearly exports to the Western nations. Chief of the General Staff of Belarus, Viktor Gulevich, stated that the country's Armed Forces would deploy special operations forces to the Ukrainian border because the United States and its allies are increasing their military presence at state boundaries.
#RomanGolovchenko #Western #Belarusian #Belarus #LawGovernment #Military


2 days ago

Joe Biden, FLOTUS to visit Buffalo after nightmare shooting incident at NY...

US President Joe Biden and First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) Jill Biden will travel to New York on Tuesday to extend condolences to the grieving families of those who were killed in the nightmare mass shooting at the Tops supermarket in Buffalo on Saturday. At least 10 have been confirmed dead in a racially motivated shooting in the state of New York.
#JoeBiden #Buffalo #News #Politics #LawGovernment


2 days ago

US witnesses 2 shootings in 48 hours, concerns over gun violence again: 5 points

The United States witnessed two mass shootings within 48 hours, one of which was confirmed as racially motivated. In the Buffalo supermarket shooting, the gunman, identified as a white 18-year-old man, killed 10 and wounded three, most of them Black. On Sunday, a gunman went on a rampage at a church near Los Angeles, killing one and leaving four others in critical condition.
#Black #UnitedStates #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


2 days ago

Rajnath highlights India’s rising global stature, lays stress on self-reliance

Lucknow MP was speaking at the annual function of the Jan Kalyan Mahasamiti at Gomti Nagar Extension. Rajnath Singh said the World Health Organisation (WHO) has applauded India’s approach to the Covid pandemic. Even the United States had felt the impact of Covid and Ukraine crisis, he said.
#Rajnath #WorldHealthOrganisation #Covid #India #LawGovernment #Government


3 days ago