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Apple’s iPhone plant in China, run by Foxconn, hit with Covid outbreak
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Apple’s iPhone plant in China, run by Foxconn, hit with Covid outbreak

Source: Thomas Peter | Reuters Foxconn said Tuesday that its factory in Zhengzhou, China — the world’s largest assembly plant for Apple’s iPhones — was hit with a small Covid outbreak. A spokesperson for the Taiwanese firm, officially known as Hon Hai Technology Group, told CNBC that operation and production at its Zhengzhou facility are...

Fungal infections ‘increased significantly’ during COVID pandemic as WHO reveals health-threatening fungi list | World News
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Fungal infections ‘increased significantly’ during COVID pandemic as WHO reveals health-threatening fungi list | World News

Fungal infections “increased significantly” among hospital patients during the COVID pandemic, says the World Health Organisation as it released its first-ever list of fungi posing the greatest threat to human health. The WHO’s report, outlining fungal “priority pathogens”, warned some strains are increasingly drug-resistant and becoming more widespread. Only four types of treatments exist, with...

Model Predicts COVID Deaths Will Flatline This Winter
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Model Predicts COVID Deaths Will Flatline This Winter

The U.S. probably won’t see a major surge in COVID deaths this winter, according to new models from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington in Seattle. By Feb. 1, 2023, daily deaths are projected to be at a high point of 335, which pales in comparison to the...

Drake and 21 Savage Collab Album Delayed, Producer Got COVID
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Drake and 21 Savage Collab Album Delayed, Producer Got COVID

Drake and 21 Savage are pushing back the release date for their highly anticipated joint album … because the producer is battling coronavirus. Champagne Papi announced the delay Wednesday, revealing on his Instagram story that his longtime producer, Noah “40” Shebib, became infected with COVID while mixing and mastering the album. Drake and 21 Savage’s...

Biden admin bracing for up to 70K COVID deaths this winter as booster uptake flops
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Biden admin bracing for up to 70K COVID deaths this winter as booster uptake flops

Enlarge / US President Joe Biden receives the latest COVID-19 booster shot in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, next to the White House, in Washington, DC, on October 25, 2022. The Biden administration is struggling to refocus the country’s attention back on the pandemic as the fall booster campaign drags...

Selena Gomez cancels ‘Tonight Show’ appearance after catching Covid
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Selena Gomez cancels ‘Tonight Show’ appearance after catching Covid

CNN  —  Selena Gomez is trying to keep her hands – and everything else – to herself for a while. The singer on Wednesday shared on Instagram that she has contracted Covid-19 and was forced to cancel a planned appearance on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” “I’m not going to be on Fallon tonight,”...

Qatar’s mandatory Covid app during the World Cup is scary as hell
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Qatar’s mandatory Covid app during the World Cup is scary as hell

The 2022 Qatar World Cup is an exercise in two things: How much horror FIFA is willing to tolerate for money, and how many personal liberties people are willing to give up in order to see the event live. Oh, also global soccer prowess, I guess — but that feels tertiary at this point. Adding...