The ten richest people in the world were earning $15,000 a second during the pandemic

The ten richest people in the world were earning $15,000 a second during the pandemic

This is what Oxfam Novib, a Dutch development cooperation organisation, concludes in its annual report on rising economic inequality, which will be presented on Monday. Michiel Servaes, managing director of Oxfam Novib, speaks of an “obscene wealth of the very rich, with ten men earning 15 thousand dollars per second or 1.3 billion dollars (1.1 … Read more

‘Doomsday Clock’ has been warning for 75 years – but is anyone still listening?

'Doomsday Clock' has been warning for 75 years - but is anyone still listening?

“Doomsday Clock” does not tick and is in fact not a real clock at all. The “Doomsday Clock” is a design originally created by American artist Martyl Langsdorf, who died in 2013. In June 1947, Martyl Langsdorf, whose husband Alexander had worked on the development of the atomic bomb in the “Manhattan Project in the … Read more

Researcher warns of new mutations caused by COVID drug molnupiravir

Researcher warns of new mutations caused by COVID drug molnupiravir

Therapies for COVID-19 disease are still rare. With molnupiravir, Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) has just launched a pill in the USA which, if used in time, should prevent or at least reduce the onset of the disease. However, the drug that gives hope is not without controversy. Michael Z. Lin, an associate professor and … Read more

Corona Live Ticker January 17: Pandemic in Bavaria – News from Rosenheim, Traunstein, Mühldorf, Altötting and Berchtesgadener Land

Corona Live Ticker January 17: Pandemic in Bavaria - News from Rosenheim, Traunstein, Mühldorf, Altötting and Berchtesgadener Land

Markus Söder (CSU), Bavarian Prime Minister. © Tobias Hase/dpa Munich/Upper Bavaria – The corona virus continues to cause restrictions in public life in the region, in Bavaria, in Germany and worldwide. Monday, January 17 developments in the ticker: The number of cases at a glance: Covid-19 cases in intensive care units in Bavaria: 46 (Source/Booth: … Read more

“Fluisation”: Spain discusses a new phase of the corona pandemic

Ein Leben nach dem Virus: Spaniens Regierungschef will einen Strategiewechsel in der Pandemiepolitik

Life after the virus: the head of the Spanish government wants a change of strategy in pandemic policyphoto alliance / ZUMAPRESS.com | Jordi Boixareu Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez sees his country facing a new phase in pandemic politics. The vaccination rate in Spain for people over the age of 12 is 90.4%. Therefore, there … Read more

Corona virus live ticker: +++ 03:49 Despite the pandemic: business leaders expect a booming economy +++

Coronavirus-Liveticker: +++ 09:46 ​Omikron in weiterer chinesischer Millionenstadt entdeckt +++

Despite the ongoing corona pandemic, business leaders around the world are looking at the economy with confidence. This is the result of an investigation by the auditing and consulting firm PwC. As a result, 77% of CEOs expect global economic growth to improve over the next twelve months. According to PwC, this is a record. … Read more

‘I don’t know what to do’ – Greek seniors complain about compulsory vaccinations – Politics Abroad

'I don't know what to do' - Greek seniors complain about compulsory vaccinations - Politics Abroad

Tough Greek government! Any unvaccinated person over the age of 60 should Greece can expect a fine of 100 euros in the future – per month! The measure should come into force on Sunday, as explained by the Minister of Health Thanos Plevris (44 years old). The government justified the measure by saying that nine … Read more

End Corona: Drosten gives hope, Lauterbach slows down! – Domestic policy

End Corona: Drosten gives hope, Lauterbach slows down!  - Domestic policy

Omicron has completely changed Corona! Suddenly, two of the pandemic’s best-known leaders are contradicting each other, both of whom have been on the road as admonishers, warners and seekers of action. Is the end of the pandemic in sight? The Charité’s chief virologist, Christian Drosten, says YES! Federal Health Minister Karl Lauterbach (SPD), on the … Read more

“Fluisation”: Spain discusses a new phase of the corona pandemic

Ein Leben nach dem Virus: Spaniens Regierungschef will einen Strategiewechsel in der Pandemiepolitik

Life after the virus: the head of the Spanish government wants a change of strategy in pandemic policyphoto alliance / ZUMAPRESS.com | Jordi Boixareu Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez sees his country facing a new phase in pandemic politics. The vaccination rate in Spain for people over the age of 12 is 90.4%. Therefore, there … Read more

Pandemic travel credits expire: what are the rules?

Pandemic travel credits expire: what are the rules?

In late 2019, Cheryl Winton and her family made plans for a trip to Fort Myers, Florida. When the pandemic hit, that trip, which was scheduled for spring 2020, was canceled, just as travel was halted for millions of people around the world at the time. The $1,700 that Winton paid to FlightHub – a … Read more