Coronavirus latest: Consortium makes $17bn bid for Sydney Airport

[ad_1] Russian higher educational institutions are expected to allow foreign students who have been inoculated with any vaccine to study in the country. “Universities will have a common policy on this issue. I think we will accept any vaccine,” said Pavel Shevtsov, deputy head of Rossotrudnichestvo, a foreign ministry agency overseeing students. Brazil’s top prosecutor … Read more

The Latest: Missouri Considering Vaccine Incentive Program | Health News

[ad_1] JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson’s administration floated the idea of a statewide COVID-19 vaccination incentive program and the possibility of a “substantial grand prize” during a meeting of health officials. Consideration of incentives comes as the fast-spreading delta variant ravages rural Missouri. The state has one of the highest rates of … Read more

The Latest: India Confirms 400K Dead, Half in Past 2 Months | Health News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI — India has confirmed 400,000 deaths from COVID-19, half of them in the past two months as the virulent delta variant infected hundreds of thousands daily. Still, the grim figure announced Friday is believed to be a fraction of the true total. It is second only to the United States and Brazil. … Read more

Education Investors’ Latest Fund Will Deploy $180M to Building Apprenticeships in High-Demand Fields

[ad_1] NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Pioneering education investors Ryan Craig and Daniel Pianko today announced the close of a new $180 million fund dedicated to creating faster pathways to good jobs. Achieve Partners’ first-of-its-kind fund will focus exclusively on investing in businesses that are positioned to boost economic mobility via next-gen apprenticeship programs … Read more

Education Investors’ Latest Fund Will Deploy $180M to Building Apprenticeships in High-Demand Fields

[ad_1] NEW YORK, June 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Pioneering education investors Ryan Craig and Daniel Pianko today announced the close of a new $180 million fund dedicated to creating faster pathways to good jobs. Achieve Partners’ first-of-its-kind fund will focus exclusively on investing in businesses that are positioned to boost economic mobility via next-gen apprenticeship programs … Read more

Coronavirus latest: US extends border travel ban as Canada plans changes to health rules

[ad_1] Australia’s most populous city is on alert on Monday after recording two new locally acquired coronavirus infections, as a cluster in Sydney’s eastern suburbs grows to nine cases. Alison McMillan, Australia’s chief nursing and midwifery officer, said on Sunday that both new cases are already known as close contacts and are in quarantine.  “I … Read more

Coronavirus latest: US extends border travel ban as Canada plans changes to health rules

[ad_1] Australia’s most populous city is on alert on Monday after recording two new locally acquired coronavirus infections, as a cluster in Sydney’s eastern suburbs grows to nine cases. Alison McMillan, Australia’s chief nursing and midwifery officer, said on Sunday that both new cases are already known as close contacts and are in quarantine.  “I … Read more

The Latest: Delta Variant Behind Spike of Cases in Portugal | Health News

[ad_1] LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese authorities have confirmed suspicions that the new delta variant of the coronavirus is driving a spike in new cases in the Lisbon region. Portugal’s National Health Institute said Sunday that the highly infectious variant that was first found in India has a prevalence of 60% of new cases in the … Read more

The Latest: Push for US Commission to Investigate Virus | Health News

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — There’s a push on Capitol Hill and beyond for a full-blown investigation of the coronavirus outbreak by a national commission like the one that looked into 9/11. The proposal comes amid lingering questions over the government’s response to the crisis and the origin of the virus that has killed more than 600,000 … Read more

Latest Public Health Scotland data as highest number of daily new Covid cases recorded since January

[ad_1] Scotland has recorded another 1,317 new coronavirus cases within the last 24 hours – the highest daily total since January 27. The latest data has been published this afternoon by the Scottish Government and Public Health Scotland as part of the national COVID-19 daily briefing. Nationally, 140 people are in hospital which is up … Read more