Moscow Imposes New COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and Lockdowns

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin announced new COVID-19 restrictions in the country as the national death toll has hit yet another record. Sobyanin said unvaccinated people over 60s should observe health guidelines at home for four months, October 25, 2021 to …

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Facebook Unveils New Policies Against Online Harassment to Protect Activists, Journalists

Facebook announced on Oct. 13 that it is unveiling new policies to protect activists and journalists from online harassment, as it now deems as “involuntary public figures.” Facebook’s Global Head of Safety Antigone Davis said that journalists and human rights …

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Sweden Stops Giving Moderna’s Spikevax for Those Born 1991 or Later due to Health Concerns

Sweden has stopped administering Moderna’s Spikevax for citizens born in 1991 or later due to possible side effects including heart muscle inflammation. “The conditions are most common among young men, in connection with, for example, viral infections such as covid-19. …

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U.S. Justice Department to Address Violence Against School Officials, Teachers

The United States Justice Department on Oct. 4 has begun addressing a “disturbing trend” of violent threats against public school officials and teachers across the country. U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has directed the Federal Bureau of Investigation and U.S. …

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