The first week of March 2022 looked at by the Guardian

Russia-Ukraine war latest news: 40-mile-long Russian army convoy nears Kyiv, satellite images show Convoy north of Ukraine capital has more doubled in length, images suggest; ICC prosecutor to open possible war crimes inquiry; Kharkiv civilians ‘massacred’, says mayor ‘We will never forgive Russia’ / ‘Horrendous’ rocket attack kills Kharkiv civilians UK business / British firmsContinue reading “The first week of March 2022 looked at by the Guardian”

A pandemic, Inflation and Hyperinflation

Hyperinflation occurs when a country experiences very high rates of inflation, which erodes the real value of the local currency, and causes the population to minimize their holdings of local money. It is argued that hyperinflation often occurs as a result of some kind of stress on a Government’s budget. This is because the root cause is a large Government deficit which is financed by money creation rather than other options like increased borrowing or higher rates of taxation.

Wanneer moet je je laten testen op corona?

Vooraleer de deuren van dokters plat te lopen ben je best na te gaan of je wel corona zou hebben door een evaluatieformulier door te nemen en een zelftest te doen.

Omicron variant probably the most significant threat since the start of the pandemic

The head of the UK Health Security Agency has called the Omicron variant “probably the most significant threat” since the start of the pandemic amid warnings over a coming surge in hospitalisations.

U.K. Omicron infections hitting 200 000 a day

After the Delta variant the world is plagued with another Covid-19 variant which spreads much faster.

For this week at the beginning of December 2021

December has been a decidedly drizzly affair. But that’s the perfect excuse to pop the kettle on and catch up on the news moments you might have missed with our carefully selected stories, below. If you want you might find following articles of interest. You’ll be kept expertly informed on every must-read development around Covid-19.Continue reading “For this week at the beginning of December 2021”

Met Thanksgiving Day aanzet tot feestelijke dagen

Donderdag was het voor verscheidene Christenen Thanksgiving Day (dankzeggingsdag). In België is dat geen verlofdag en daarom wordt dat in vele kerkgemeenschappen vandaag gevierd. Die speciale dag om de Schepper van hemel en aarde te bedanken voor al de dingen die Hij voor Zijn schepping en schepselen over heeft, is het begin van een reeksContinue reading “Met Thanksgiving Day aanzet tot feestelijke dagen”

South African Corona variant endangering the world

Thanks to a combination of infection and vaccinations Britain might be nearer the end of its pandemic than any other country in Europe, whilst those countries are having to face a new more dangerous variant, called B.1.1.529 — which has been identified in South Africa. At present in the UK there are about 1,000 deathsContinue reading “South African Corona variant endangering the world”

Fourth wave of COVID-19 a pandemic of the unvaccinated

Undeniable ruler of European health Nobody can ignore what is raging around the world and has the power to make several people die. On Tuesday, speaking to the European Parliament plenary in Strasbourg, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen cited large and worrying disparities in different EU member countries’ vaccination rates. In Bulgaria, slightlyContinue reading “Fourth wave of COVID-19 a pandemic of the unvaccinated”

Corona autumn wave

During the week from 9 to 15 October an average of 3,010 new cases of coronavirus were recorded each day. This is a rise of 46% on the previous week. For the first time in more than 5 months the average number of confirmed new infections currently exceeds 3,000.

During the week from 12 to 18 October an average of 73 people with COVID-19 were admitted to Belgian hospitals each day. This is up 29% on the previous week. There are currently 914 COVID-19 patients in Belgian hospitals, a rise of 23% on a week ago. Of those hospitalised 229 are on ICUs, a rise of 16% compared with this time last week.

The number of people with COVID-19 that are dying is up too. During the week from 9 to 15 October an average of 11 people with COVID-19 died in Belgium each day. This is up 29% on the previous week. Since the onset of the pandemic 25,780 people with COVID-19 have died in Belgium.

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