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Taiwan marks 200 days without domestic COVID-19 infection

28 days ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

Taiwan hit 200 days without any domestically transmitted cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, highlighting the island's continued success at keeping the virus under control even as cases surge in other parts of the world. Taiwan's Center for Disease Control last reported a domestic case on April 12. CDC officials noted the milestone and thanked the public for playing a role, while urging people to continue to wear masks and to wash their hands often. Since the pandemic began, Taiwan has recorded 553 cases of COVID-19, and just seven deaths. While it has stopped domestic transmission, it...
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Mainland China reports 47 new COVID-19 cases vs 42 a day earlier

Mainland China reports 47 new COVID-19 cases vs 42 a day earlier

28 days ago   |   By China Travel & Tourism News

Mainland China reported 47 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Oct. 28, up from 42 a day earlier and marking the highest daily increase in more than two months, the country's national health authority said on Thursday. Of the new cases, 23 were local infections in Xinjiang involving previously asymptomatic patients following a mass infection reported in Kashgar. The rest were imported infections originating from overseas. The increase in confirmed COVID-19 infections marks the highest since 49 cases were reported for Aug. 9, but still at a small fraction of what the country saw at the height...
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Europe's COVID-19 outbreak is worsening from disaster to catastrophe, as the US scrambles to contain its third wave

Europe's COVID-19 outbreak is worsening from disaster to catastrophe, as the US scrambles to contain its third wave

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, and US President Donald Trump at the G20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, in July 2017.
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Europe's COVID-19 outbreak is rapidly resurging, prompting a flurry of new lockdowns like those seen in the spring.
In the last ten days, France, Italy, Germany, Britain, and Sweden have reported new records for daily infections.
France and Germany announced second national lockdowns on Wednesday, with Italy, Spain, and the UK also introducing new measures in the past fortnight.
The US is also reporting...
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Supporting Latinas can fuel economic growth and help the US rebuild post-COVID-19. Here are 3 ways to start

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Beatríz Acevedo.
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Beatríz Acevedo is a three-time Emmy award-winning producer, community builder, entrepreneur and philanthropist; she's also the cofounder and CEO of of SUMA Wealth.
October 29 is Latina equal pay day, the day that shows how long into the next year it takes a Latina worker to earn what a typical white male worker earned in 2019 .
Acevedo writes that, as the US works to rebound from COVID, the economic potential of Latinas can be fully realized.
Investing in education, resources, and support for Latinas will pay off for everyone.
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US hospitals, which are already struggling with COVID-19, are being targeted in massive cyberattacks from Russia

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Medical personnel move a deceased patient to a refrigerated truck serving as make shift morgues at Brooklyn Hospital Center on April 09, 2020 in New York City.
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Three US federal agencies warned that US hospitals are being targeted in cyberattacks using sophisticated malware that locks computer systems.
The FBI, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, and Department for Health and Human Services said they "have credible information of an increased and imminent cybercrime threat to US hospitals and healthcare providers."
The attacks come as US...
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Australia's extreme lockdown brought coronavirus cases in its epicenter to zero. It may also have prevented a third wave

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A woman stands in front of posters after measures to curb the spread of COVID-19 were eased in Melbourne, Australia, on October 28, 2020.
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Australia recorded zero new coronavirus cases in Victoria, the epicenter of its outbreak, on Monday and Tuesday.
Victoria imposed aggressive lockdown measures in July as cases began to climb.
For 111 days, Melbourne residents were only allowed to leave home for essential purposes like exercising or grocery shopping.
The city also imposed fines on people who held large gatherings, traveled to and from work without a permit...
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Dr. Fauci predicts no COVID-19 vaccine until at least January, and warns of a 'whole lot of pain' if US cases continue to surge

28 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
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A vaccine for COVID-19 isn't likely to be available in the US until at least January, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, America's top infectious disease expert.
Several vaccines are in late-stage trials, and they could be granted emergency authorization in "January, could be later - we don't know," he told the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Dr. Fauci also warned that if new cases continue to surge, "there's gonna be a whole lot of pain in this country with...
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China reports 21 new COVID-19 cases vs five a day earlier

China reports 21 new COVID-19 cases vs five a day earlier

China reported 21 new COVID-19 cases on Nov. 25, up from five cases a day earlier, its national health authority said on Thursday. The National Health Commission said in a... Read more ...

Korea MICE Bureau Introduces New Support for International Conventions

Korea MICE Bureau Introduces New Support for International Conventions

In response to the prolonged COVID-19 situation, Korea MICE Bureau, under the Korea Tourism Organization , released an updated COVID-19 support program for International... Read more ...

Florida's tourism industry expects growth in 2021

Florida's tourism industry expects growth in 2021

Florida's tourism industry, which is extremely important for its economy, could experience an uptick midway through 2021, although foreign travel will continue to go slow for... Read more ...

China reports five new COVID-19 cases vs 22 a day earlier

China reports five new COVID-19 cases vs 22 a day earlier

China recorded five new COVID-19 cases on Nov. 24, down from 22 a day earlier, the national health authority said on Wednesday. All new cases were imported infections... Read more ...

NYC tourism down two thirds with only 23 million people visiting in 2020

NYC tourism down two thirds with only 23 million people visiting in 2020

New York City's tourism is down two thirds as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with 23 million people still visited the city in 2020, and experts say it won't recover until... Read more ...

The Best Private Jet Destinations for UHNWIs

The Best Private Jet Destinations for UHNWIs

Whether it's the ability to travel in comfort and style, the heightened safety aspect, the faster speeds, or flying in a plane created with your individual needs in mind, there... Read more ...

Wandering plans down the lanes of Santa Monica

Wandering plans down the lanes of Santa Monica

Touring is never culminated without wandering down the lanes of Santa Monica. Stretched along a 3.5-mile piece of Pacific coastline, and averaging 280 days of sunshine a year... Read more ...

Beverly Hills to restart business

Beverly Hills to restart business

The City of Beverly Hills is allowing businesses to temporarily expand their services into adjacent outdoor areas such as alleyways and sidewalks through its OpenBH program... Read more ...

A Luxury Guide to a Long Weekend in French Polynesia

A Luxury Guide to a Long Weekend in French Polynesia

More than any other destination, this luxury French Polynesia guide proves that fantasy can become reality. Under France's dominion, the island nation brandishes Gallic savoir... Read more ...

Four Seasons Reveals 2022 Private Jet Itineraries

Four Seasons Reveals 2022 Private Jet Itineraries

As its all-new jet prepares for its maiden flight in early 2021, Four Seasons has unveiled details of its 2022 private jet itineraries. Designed with the modern traveler in... Read more ...