Covid 19: Has NZ dodged another Omicron bullet?
New Zealand appears to have again escaped an Omicron outbreak, an epidemiologist says, with just one of an infected MIQ worker’s 86 contacts so far testing positive. The worker, who was based at Auckland’s Stamford Plaza and is fully vaccinated, returned a positive result on Friday after being tested two days earlier. Despite the person […]
Nationals postpone game after 4 players and 8 staff members test positive for coronavirus.
The Washington Nationals postponed their Wednesday night game against the Philadelphia Phillies after a dozen players and staff members tested positive for coronavirus. In a statement, the Nationals said the game was postponed to “allow for continued testing and contact tracing involving members of the National organizations.” The wave of infections came after a Nationals […]
Banks must step up climate risk disclosures, Lagarde says
LONDON (Reuters) – Banks must improve transparency on their exposure to climate- change risk and central banks need to pay closer attention as the entire financial sector is at risk, European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said on Thursday. Calling the fight against climate change mission-critical, Lagarde began an overarching review of the ECB’s policy […]