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AFCON DEBUTANTS GAMBIA CONTINUED TO MAKE HISTORY BEATING TUNISIA FOR A PLACE IN KNOCKOUT ROUND

AFCON DEBUTANTS GAMBIA CONTINUED TO MAKE HISTORY BEATING TUNISIA FOR A PLACE IN KNOCKOUT ROUND

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Gambia earned a shock 1-0 win over AFCON giants Tunisia thanks to substitute Ablie Jallow who scored a stunning goal deep in stoppage time in the Africa Cup of Nations final group stage game. Also Read : GAMBIA VS TUNISIA TEAM NEWS AND LINEUPS The game had everything which involved a penalty miss, a sending off and a late dramatic winner by Ablie Jallow. His left-foot shot four minutes into added time flew into the top corner to lift the debutants up to an impressive seven points from their three group matches. The game had everything which involved a penalty miss, a sending off and a late dramatic winner by Ablie Jallow. The North African’s first attempt on target finally came from the spot with Seifeddine Jaziri drawing a foul in the penalty area. Modou Jagne the culpr...
Why is it better to wear an N95 than a cloth mask right now?

Why is it better to wear an N95 than a cloth mask right now?

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32 NEW YORK (AP) — Why is it better to wear an N95 than a cloth mask right now? © Provided by Associated Press Is it better to wear an N95 or cloth mask right now? (AP Illustration/Peter Hamlin)Health experts suggest stepping up protection against the highly contagious omicron variant with stronger masks such as N95s or KN95s. It's especially important now with health care systems under strain, and with people in higher-risk situations such as crowded, indoor settings for extended periods, says Linsey Marr, who studies viruses at Virginia Tech. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently updated its guidance to recommend the kinds of masks used by health care workers, but also noted it's important to pick a mask that fits well and that...
Pakistani Taliban claim killing police officer in Islamabad

Pakistani Taliban claim killing police officer in Islamabad

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Pakistani Taliban on Tuesday claimed responsibility for an overnight gun attack on police in the Islamabad that killed an officer and both assailants, raising fears insurgents had a presence in one of the country's safest cities.© Getty Policemen march past the coffin of a police officer who was killed in an overnight gunmen attack during the funeral ceremony in Islamabad on January 18, 2022. (Photo by Aamir QURESHI / AFP) (Photo by AAMIR QURESHI/AFP via Getty Images)Mohammad Khurasani, the spokesman for the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, took to Twitter to claim responsibility for the attack in Pakistan's capital. He said the TTP also targeted police in two separate attacks in the northwest a day earlier. There was no official confirmation of the militan...
Preliminary Israeli study shows fourth vaccine not enough to stop omicron

Preliminary Israeli study shows fourth vaccine not enough to stop omicron

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A preliminary study in Israel, believed to be the world's first, found that a fourth COVID-19 vaccine is not enough to prevent omicron infections. © AP-Matt Rourke Preliminary Israeli study shows fourth vaccine not enough to stop omicronGili Regev-Yochay, director of Sheba Medical Center's Infectious Diseases Unit, said the trial studied the effect of the Pfizer booster after two weeks and the Moderna booster after one week, according to Reuters. Regev-Yochay said the increase in antibodies from a fourth shot was "probably not enough for the Omicron." "We know by now that the level of antibodies needed to protect and not to got infected from Omicron is probably too high for the vaccine, even if it's a good vaccine," she added. Sheba Medical Center ran the trial on s...
Covid-19 may be turning children into fussy eaters, experts suggest

Covid-19 may be turning children into fussy eaters, experts suggest

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© PA Archive Generic Education pictures   Covid infection could be turning more and more children into fussy eaters, experts have suggested. This may be because they are suffering from parosmia – a disorder where people experience strange and often unpleasant smell distortions. For example, chocolate may smell like petrol, or someone may smell rotting cabbage instead of lemon. Smell experts at the University of East Anglia and Fifth Sense, the charity for people affected by smell and taste disorders, say children in particular may be finding it hard to eat foods they once loved. Fifth Sense and Carl Philpott, from UEA’s Norwich Medical School, are launching guidance to help parents and healthcare professionals better recognise the disorder. Prof Philpott, said: “P...
Boris Johnson lied about lockdown party, Dominic Cummings claims

Boris Johnson lied about lockdown party, Dominic Cummings claims

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  Dominic Cummings has accused Boris Johnson of lying after No 10 denied the prime minister was warned against allowing a “bring your own booze” party during the first lockdown.© Provided by The Guardian Photograph: Peter Summers/Getty ImagesJohnson admitted to parliament last week that he attended drinks in the Downing Street garden on 20 May 2020 but claimed he had not realised it was a social gathering. The event was organised by Johnson’s principal private secretary (PPS), Martin Reynolds, who told people to “bring your own booze” – but No 10 denies that the prime minister saw the emailed invitation to about 100 staff. It has also denied allegations that two senior staffers warned Johnson not to go ahead with the drinks event, saying this was “not true”. Related: No 10...
Kampala,Uganda:‘Prioritise recruitment of medical specialists’

Kampala,Uganda:‘Prioritise recruitment of medical specialists’

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Hospital directors appearing before the Committee on Health A cross section of directors of regional referral hospitals want government to prioritise budgeting for recruitment of specialists and consultants in the 2022/2023 financial year. The hospital directors blamed poor service delivery on the shortage of specialists and consultants. The directors of Hoima, Mbale, Lira and Moroto regional referral hospitals made the request on 17 January 2022 during a meeting with the Parliamentary Health Committee that is currently considering the Budget Frame Work Paper (BFP) for the next financial year. The Principal Administrator, Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Winnie Serwanja said that the hospital is still operating under the 2005 staff structure. “Over ti...
Australia has record COVID-19 deaths, hospitals under stress

Australia has record COVID-19 deaths, hospitals under stress

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Australia reported a record high of COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, and its second-largest state declared an emergency in hospitals to cope with surging patient admissions and a staffing shortage due to the coronavirus. © Provided by Associated Press Masked spectators watch first round matches on Rod Laver Arena at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. (AP Photo/Hamish Blair)The 74 deaths occurred in its three most populous states. New South Wales reported 36, Victoria reported 22 and Queensland 16. The previous daily record was 59 coronavirus-related deaths on Sept. 4, 2020. Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt said there were signs that New South Wales’ infection rate was peaking and Victoria was nea...
UN agency finishes report on flight diverted to Belarus

UN agency finishes report on flight diverted to Belarus

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The report about the investigation into a Ryanair flight that was diverted to Belarus last year is complete, the International Civil Aviation Organization said Monday, adding that next steps will be set in late January. All 193 members of the ICAO, including the 36 states currently serving on the organization's council, were given access to the report Monday, the United Nations agency said in a statement.© Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto People demonstrate holding pictures of Mikola Dziadok and Roman Protasevich while walking in the March of Solidarity with Belarus as part of the Global Solidarity Picket. Krakow, Poland on May 29, 2021. A conflict of Belarusian citizens with the authorities escalated after Ryanair Boeing 737 flight from Athens to Vilnius, carrying Roman Protasevich, activist b...
Biden administration to launch website for free 500 million COVID-19 testing kits on Wednesday

Biden administration to launch website for free 500 million COVID-19 testing kits on Wednesday

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WASHINGTON – The Biden administration on Wednesday will launch a website where Americans can order up to four free COVID-19 testing kits per person, according to a senior administration official. The tests, part of the Biden administration's purchase of 500 million tests last month to help tackle a record surge in infections, will be available at COVIDTests.gov and mailed to homes within 7-12 days through the U.S. Postal Service, according to the official, who briefed reporters on the condition of anonymity in order to discuss details of the announcement.   Video Player is loading. Pause Current Time 0:00 / Duration 0:42 Loaded: 70.60% Unmute 0 LO Caption Full screen President Biden promises 'free' N95 m...