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Monday, September 20, 2021

International News

    World Health Organization Sends 11K Ebola Vaccines to Guinea

    Over 11,000 Ebola vaccines will arrive in Guinea sent by the World Health Organization (WHO) after the African nation announced an outbreak of Ebola...

    New COVID-19 Strain Detected in Japan

    A new variant of COVID-19  has been detected in Japan at a Tokyo immigration facility. There were 5 staff and 39 foreign detainees that tested...

    UK Supreme Court Rules that Uber Drivers are Workers

    The UK Supreme Court has ruled that Uber drivers are workers instead of self-employed, which means that drivers are entitled to minimum wage and...

    Japanese Auto Manufacturers Report Auto Part’s Disruptions Due to Earthquake

    Japanese car manufacturers Nissan and Toyota have reported production changes due to supply shortages cause by last Saturday's 7.1 magnitude "aftershock". Hitachi Astemo, a car...

    Israeli Study: Pfizer COVID Vaccine 85% Effective After One Injection

    An Israeli study has confirmed that the first dose of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine is 85 percent effective, raising the possibility of delaying the second...

    Treasury Secretary: US Will Keep China Tariffs for Now

    The US Treasury will keep tariffs on Chinese goods put in place by the Trump administration as Secretary Janet Yellen reviews the current economic...

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