WASHINGTON: President-elect Joe Biden said Friday his administration would surge federal resources into community vaccination centers and mobile health clinics to accelerate the rollout of Covid-19 shots. “We’re going to harness the full resources of the federal government to establish thousands of community vaccination centers,” he said. His plan also calls to fund 100,000 public health workers for vaccine outreach and contact tracing roles.
First came the notices that Chinese officials had declared a “wartime” state. Then the authorities started going door to door, sealing off apartments and warning residents to stay inside. The Chinese government in recent weeks has imposed a sweeping lockdown across the Xinjiang region in western China, penning in millions of people as part of […]
The cartoon shows the Statue of Liberty cracking into pieces, a police officer breaking through its copper robe. A man’s head lies on the ground in front of the White House, its facade splattered with blood. “Beneath human rights,” says the title of the cartoon, which was published by People’s Daily, the Chinese Communist Party’s […]
Dubbed the world’s loneliest elephant by the press, Kaavan was the only Asian elephant in Pakistan. Siem Reap, Cambodia: An elephant dubbed the “world’s loneliest” was set to land in Cambodia on Monday from Pakistan, headed for a sanctuary housing three potential mates, an official said. The case of Kaavan — an overweight, 36-year-old bull […]