When Alberto Fernández was a presidential candidate during the summer of 2019, one of his main political positions was the decriminalization of abortion in Argentina, a country of 45 million people. “I have made the political decision to decriminalize and legalize abortion because I do not want any more women toContinue Reading

The wealthiest countries in Europe have higher death rates from atrial fibrillation than the least wealthy and these death rates are increasing more rapidly than incidence rates, according to the first analysis of its kind published in the European Heart Journal  Tuesday. The study also found that women who developed theContinue Reading

The Government of Iceland reports around 4,500 people in the country have received their second vaccination injection against COVID-19 and will thus be considered fully vaccinated. The Directorate of Health is now finalizing a digital solution that enables those individuals to obtain a vaccination certificate online at www.heilsuvera.is. The certificate mustContinue Reading

Former Chief Medical Officer of Health in Ontario, Dr. Richard Schabas sent a letter to premier of Ontario, Doug Ford earlier this week backing up a letter earlier from MPP Roman Baber requesting Ford to change course on COVID-19. The five point letter detailed problems with risk, ICU bed capacityContinue Reading

Germany expanding Covid quarantine rules, making global headlines, announcing detain people for breaching quarantine rules under the Disease Protection Act, which passed by the German Bundestag last March and renewed in November. To heighten the tension, a mutant strain of coronavirus. different to those originating in the UK, South Africa andContinue Reading

Australia’s acting Prime Minister has condemned Twitter’s decision to permanently suspend President Donald Trump’s account in the wake of the riots at the Capitol on the sixth. Michael McCormack, who is standing in while Scott Morrison is on leave, described the President’s suspension as “censorship,” and called his refusal toContinue Reading

In response to President Trump’s social media ban, the Polish government wants to protect posts that do not break nation’s laws. Many officials denounced the bans and are working on a draft law officially aimed at combatting online “censorship.” “The censorship of freedom of speech, the domain of totalitarian and authoritarianContinue Reading

Canada is at the forefront of global efforts to end child marriage abroad. Yet this practice remains legal and persists across the country. In Canada, more than 3,600 marriage certificates were issued to children, usually girls, under the age of 18 between 2000 and 2018, according to a new studyContinue Reading

Philippines Airlines flight attendant and UP Mindanao graduate, 23-year-old Christine Dacera was found dead in a City Garden Hotel bathtub in Makati on New Year’s Day. Philippines National Police (PNP) said yesterday the case was solved: Three suspects are in police custody for alleged involvement in the rape-slay of Dacera. InContinue Reading

During the virtual “Climate Ambition Summit,” co-hosted by the UN and UK, Secretary-General António Guterres issued the warning that the world is facing a catastrophe ahead as it is on track to warm by more than 30 C by the end of the century “unless all countries declare climate emergency.” Guterres wasContinue Reading

The Scottish government reported today that Mainland Scotland is to go into lockdown from midnight tonight with a new legal requirement forbidding anyone from leaving their home except for essential purposes. Amongst the limited reasonable excuses to leave your home are provisions for caring, outdoor exercise and to go toContinue Reading