Child Hepatitis Cases Detected in Illinois, Canada, Japan

April 27, 2022 A growing number of severe child hepatitis cases have been detected in the United States and around the world. The cause of the cases is still uncertain. At least three cases were found in Illinois, making it the third state to report such cases. Two cases were reported in suburban Chicago and … Read more

Focus on foreign buyers at key ITPO event next week

As India seeks to push agricultural exports beyond the record $50 billion achieved in FY22, buyers from Canada, the UK, Vietnam, Nigeria and Kenya will participate in South Asia’s largest expo of food and hospitality that New Delhi will host next week, officials said. India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), a public sector undertaking under the … Read more

Canada to deploy military personnel to Poland to support Ukrainian refugees

Canada will deploy up to 150 military personnel to Poland to support Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s war and address a growing refugee crisis, Defense Minister Anita Anand said on Thursday. Most of those military personnel will assist with the immediate care and processing of Ukrainian refugees at reception centers across Poland, Anand said. “Our people will … Read more

Bank of Canada Increases Interest Rates by Half-Percentage Point, Biggest Jump in Decades

OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada pulled the trigger on its biggest rate increase in over two decades and said further rises are necessary to tame domestic spending and keep long-term inflation expectations anchored closer to its 2% target. The Bank of Canada lifted its target for the overnight rate by half a percentage point from 0.50% … Read more

Mysterious ‘Zombie disease’ is killing deers in Canada: Everything you need to know about the virus

A bizarre and highly infectious virus is creating havoc in Canada’s deer herds. According to health experts, the Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a concern in at least two of Canada’s provinces – Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a highly communicable disease. As per the report, the CWD was originally detected … Read more

Canada Invokes Emergency Powers to Stop Protests

Feb. 15, 2022 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has invoked federal emergency powers to quell the trucker-led protests against COVID-19 restrictions that have clogged the capital city of Ottawa and other parts of the country. Trudeau said he didn’t plan to use the military against the protesters, but he threatened to have the truckers’ vehicles … Read more

Ottawa Declares State of Emergency Over Truckers COVID Protest

Feb. 7, 2022 Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson declared a state of emergency in the Canadian capital as trucker-led protests over COVID-19 pandemic safety measures spread across the nation. Between 200 and 250 big trucks have been parked on the streets in downtown Ottawa near parliament for more than a week, blocking interactions and paralyzing the … Read more

Covid live news: Omicron could mean ‘pandemic endgame’ in Europe, WHO says

WHO Europe director says body anticipates period of quiet before potential Covid return at end of year Half of first-wave Covid cases may have lasting harm to sense of smell Fauci: US ‘confident’ Omicron will soon peak even as hospitals struggle Long Covid: nearly 2m days lost in NHS staff absences in England Surrendered Hong … Read more