And how to make sense of it. From: New York Times
Europe is again at the center of the pandemic, and amid vaccine resistance and protests, nations are imposing new rules and pressuring people to get inoculated. From: New York Times
Staffing shortages and pandemic fatigue add to complications. From: New York Times
The health organisation’s regional director warns of half a million deaths by March without action. from: BBC News
The measures are expected to last three weeks, while Austria plans a lockdown for the unvaccinated. from: BBC News
A spike in air travel from the Middle East to Belarus points to a concerted effort to funnel migrant toward the European Union, E.U. officials say. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Shares in the High Street giant soar 20% on a sales rebound as recovery from Covid restrictions continues.
Eight people died after a deadly crowd surge during a performance by rapper Travis Scott. from: BBC News
The country registered 33,949 new coronavirus cases over a 24-hour period on Wednesday, surpassing a high set in December of last year. From: New York Times
Around 30,000 people were expected to take part in the marathon on October 31. from: BBC News
Agnes Jebet Tirop, 25, a rising running star, was stabbed to death in her home this month. Her husband has been arrested. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Some lockdown pet owners pretend dogs are genuine strays after trying to sell them, rescuers say.
Some used car models are growing in value despite getting older, research by the motoring group suggests.
From: New York Times
A coronavirus vaccination center in central Moscow in July. From: New York Times
Bills could rise by as much as 54% this winter, the US Energy Information Administration says. from: BBC News
Rising immunity and modest changes in behavior may explain why cases are declining, but much remains unknown, scientists say. From: New York Times
from: BBC News Five things you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic this Friday morning.
The killings on Thursday were the latest in a series of attacks largely targeting Hindu and Sikh civilians in Kashmir, where tensions are high after India revoked the region’s autonomy two years ago. From: New York Times
For two straight days, Beijing sent a record number of planes near the island, Taiwan said, a display of strength that underscored Chinese demands for unification. From: New York Times