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The Latest: WHO: Africa case numbers doubling every 3 weeks

JOHANNESBURG — Driven by the delta variant, a new wave of coronavirus is sweeping across the African continent where new cases, hospital admissions and deaths are increasing. Case numbers are doubling every three weeks in Africa, according to the World Health Organization. South Africa is leading the surge, with more than 20,000 new cases reported… Read More »

Wearables Are Good For Older People, Too — The Latest From Laurie Orlov

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a whole lot of digital transformation for people staying home. For digital natives, that wasn’t such an exogenous shock. For older people who are digital immigrants, they will remember their initial Zoom get-together’s with much-missed family, ordering groceries online in the first ecommerce purchase, and using telemedicine for the first time… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS: * A COVID-19 cluster in Melbourne’s north has grown to nine cases as city residents return to mandatory indoor masks and beefed up gathering restrictions. * Victorian Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton said the outbreak was not out of control as yet, with 84 of 164 primary close contacts testing negative so… Read More »

Latest snapshot of the coronavirus impact

LATEST COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS: * Most current virus-related restrictions across Greater Sydney will be extended for another week despite no new local cases. * NSW Health says it is still unsure how an infected east Sydney man caught the virus, which shared the same genomic sequencing as a returned traveller from the US in quarantine. *… Read More »