Motorcycles rumble through Canadian capital during COVID protest under watchful police eye.
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Accessed on 01 May 2022, 0604 UTC.
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WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, which the pandemic sidelined in 2020 and 2021, returned with Joe Biden as the first president in six years to accept an invitation. Read more
Honolulu, Hawaii, Maui, and Kauai counties are now listed in yellow on CDC’s community risk map. Read more
Beijing began mass testing millions of residents earlier this week as it scrambled to stamp out a growing COVID-19 outbreak. Read more
The barriers are new to Shanghai but have been deployed throughout the pandemic in other cities across China. Read more
Big-rig trucks attempted to make their way to Parliament Hill as part of the “Rolling Thunder” rally, organized by a group dedicated to speaking out against COVID-19 mandates. Read more
The FDA said it plans to convene its outside panel of vaccine experts on June 8, 21 and 22 to review applications from Moderna and Pfizer for child vaccines. Read more
The decision makes BART the latest in California to bring back a mandate for face coverings after Los Angeles County restored its masking rule a week ago for all public transportation. Read more
South Korea will ease its outdoor mask mandate starting next week as COVID-19 infections and hospitalizations continue to decline. Read more
The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 900 points today as another sharp sell-off led by technology added to Wall Street’s losses in April, leaving the S&P 500’s with its biggest monthly skid since the start of the pandemic. Read more
Cases had been dropping in the country since February, but a new omicron subvariant that scientists call BA.4 began pushing up cases last week. Read more
With the pandemic’s Great Resignation has come a Great Reinvention as more people of all ages have given up jobs and find themselves pondering the work-life balance that lends meaning to their lives. Read more
The distribution includes four tests kits and three masks each for up to 1,500 recipients on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Read more
The two subvariants have been spreading in New York and other U.S. states. Read more
Researchers said not all viruses will spread to humans or become pandemics the scale of the coronavirus. Read more
Tsang was best known internationally for his action roles in the 2002 James Bond film “Die Another Day,” John Woo’s “The Killer” in 1989, “Rush Hour 2” in 2001 starring Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker, and 1998′s “The Replacement Killers” alongside Chow Yun-Fat and Mira Sorvino. Read more
Cases have been on the upswing since late March. Read more
Beijing shifted more classes online Thursday in a further tightening of COVID-19 restrictions, as China’s capital seeks to prevent a wider outbreak. Read more