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Statins may slightly lower COVID-19 death risk; using a different vaccine as booster may offer more protection

By Nancy Lapid

(Reuters) – The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that (More…)

Texas House votes to ban transgender girls from sports

By Daniel Trotta

(Reuters) – The Texas House of Representatives passed a bill that bans transgender women and girls from (More…)

U.S. Treasury puts crypto industry on notice over rising ransomware attacks

By Daphne Psaledakis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Suspected ransomware payments totaling $590 million were made in the first six months of (More…)

Canada’s healthcare system ‘very fragile’, even as coronavirus recedes – official

By David Ljunggren

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Healthcare systems across Canada are still very fragile from efforts needed to fight COVID-19, (More…)

U.S. Justice Dept. to ask Supreme Court to put Texas abortion law on hold -spokesman

(Reuters) -President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday said it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to block a restrictive Texas (More…)

U.S. to lift curbs from Nov. 8 for vaccinated foreign travelers – White House

By David Shepardson

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Friday announced it will lift travel restrictions for fully vaccinated (More…)

U.S. prepares to resume Trump ‘Remain in Mexico’ asylum policy in November

By Mica Rosenberg

(Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s administration is taking steps to restart by mid-November a program begun under (More…)

Britain calls for 800 foreign butchers to avoid pig cull

By Guy Faulconbridge

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain will offer six-month emergency visas to 800 foreign butchers to avoid a mass pig (More…)

U.S. working to make charter flights from Afghanistan more routine -State Dept.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States has no plans to resume military-led evacuation flights from Afghanistan, but is working to ensure (More…)

Norway bow-and-arrow attack appears to be ‘act of terror’ – police

By Victoria Klesty

KONGSBERG, Norway (Reuters) – A bow-and-arrow attack in which a Danish convert to Islam is suspected of (More…)