Detroit police detain parents of suspected Michigan school shooter

Ethan posted photos of the gun on social media, writing, “Just got my new beauty today.” The next day his mother posted that the two of them were “testing out his new Christmas present,” Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald said. Ms McDonald detailed a number of other warning signs that she said the parents failed … Read more

Lives lost at Europe’s borders and Afghan MPs in exile: human rights this fortnight – in pictures

A roundup of the struggle for human rights and freedoms, from Mexico to Manila Continue reading… Source link

Omicron: Don’t Panic But Prepare For Likely Spread, Says WHO

Saturday, 4 December 2021, 3:42 pmPress Release: UN News As scientists continue to investigate the Omicron COVID-19 variant, the UN World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday urged countries not to panic but to prepare for its likely spread. Heralding South Africa’s and Botswana’s decision to report the appearance of the Omicron coronavirus mutation last month, … Read more

UK Covid live: NHS England says acceleration of booster jab rollout will begin ‘no later than 13 December’

I think that what we’re saying is the simple answer of saying ‘let’s have a new tweak vaccine every six or nine months’ may not be the best way to go. We’re not criticising any of the vaccine approaches, or any of the attempts to tweak them to the new variants. But I think what … Read more

Covid news live: New York state detects five cases of Omicron variant as new US air travel rules loom

9.08pm EST 21:08 Auckland, New Zealand, celebrates end of more than 100 day lockdown Today marked the first day of eased Covid restrictions in New Zealand’s largest city of Auckland, after a gruelling 107 days in lockdown. The traffic light system, announced by prime minister Jacinda Ardern in late November, ends lockdowns in favour of … Read more

Covid latest news: ‘Trigger’ of blood clots with AstraZeneca jab found by scientists

A headache has returned to the post-Covid travel checklist: Day 2 PCR tests. This time, however, it comes with a fresh pain – self-isolation until you receive a negative result.  Before this Tuesday you simply needed to book the cheapest lateral flow test available (prices had fallen to as low as £1) and rest safe … Read more

‘The last fugitive’: Ancient skeleton sheds light on Roman ‘vapourised’ by Mt Vesuvius

Archeologists found patches of red on the skeleton – the oxidised residue of the man’s blood. They will now remove the skeleton and box to a laboratory. “We expect to find precious objects – or at least objects that were precious to him,” said archeologist Ivan Varriale. “We will obtain the exact measurements of the … Read more

Coronavirus news live: South Africa sees ‘exponential increase’ in Covid cases, dominated by Omicron variant

10.08pm EST 22:08 Some Covid numbers from Germany are now in. The European nation reported another 73,209 new Covid cases for Wednesday and 388 deaths, according to data from the Robert Koch Institute. The figures bring the total confirmed cumulative coronavirus cases in the nation to 5,977,208 with 102,178 deaths. A crowd of people enjoy … Read more