Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Taliban Militants Fed Up With Office Culture

Taliban Militants Fed Up With Office Culture, Ready to Quiet Quit Almost two years after the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan, the jihadists who transitioned from the battlefields to paper-pushing government jobs in the city are ready to quiet quit. The Afghanistan Analysts Network, a non-profit policy research organization working to increase the understanding of life […]

Free Subway Rides for the Elderly

In South Korea, free subway rides for the elderly become a political headache Every day, 71-year-old Park Gyung-sun delivers flowers, documents and other packages around Seoul – a job popular among senior citizens who are entitled to ride the city’s subways for free. The work, dubbed “silver delivery” in South Korea, earns Park, a former […]

NYC Ending COVID-19 Vaccination Mandate

New York City, which once had the nation’s strictest workplace vaccination rules for COVID-19, is ending one of its last such mandates, saying it will no longer require the shots for municipal employees including police officers, firefighters and teachers. The vaccine mandate, which led to the firing of hundreds of city workers who declined to […]

Citigroup To Fire Unvaccinated Employees This Month

Citigroup staff in the United States who have not been vaccinated against Covid-19 by Jan. 14 will be placed on unpaid leave and fired at the end of the month unless they are granted an exemption, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday. The US bank announced its plan to impose new vaccination […]

Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram Suffer Worldwide Outage

Facebook and its Instagram and WhatsApp platforms are back online after a massive global outage plunged the services and the businesses and people who rely on them into chaos for hours   Facebook Inc. blamed a global service outage that kept its social media apps offline for much of Monday on a problem with its […]

COVID Antiviral Pill

Merck says it has first antiviral pill found to be effective against COVID Molnupiravir is an experimental antiviral drug which is orally active and was developed for the treatment of influenza. It is a prodrug of the synthetic nucleoside derivative N4-hydroxycytidine, and exerts its antiviral action through introduction of copying errors during viral RNA replication. […]