Putin will face war with the world's foremost alliance if a single Russian soldier's 'toecap' so much as crosses into NATO territory: UK official
British cabinet minister Sajid Javid accused Russian leader Vladimir Putin of war crimes and threatened war with NATO should he send forces into allied territory.news.yahoo.com
Dozens on Flight From South Africa Infected With COVID
Remko de Waal/GettyAs the world waits to find out how dangerous the super-mutated COVID variant Omicron might be, Dutch authorities revealed that 61 people arriving on two flights from South Africa—where the strain has been spreading—have tested positive.It’s not known whether the passengers were infected with Omicron or an earlier version of the coronavirus, but the discovery underscores the possibility that the new variant has already gone global.Previously, cases had been identified only in Snews.yahoo.com
UK health chief sees 'unfair' pricing for COVID travel tests
Britain’s competition watchdog says it will look into the cost of COVID-19 testing for travelers after Health Secretary Sajid Javid complained that high prices for the government-mandated tests were preventing some people from going on holiday.
U.K.'s Delta wave seems to have peaked sooner than expected. Could the same thing happen in the U.S.?
After surging for months because of the hypercontagious Delta variant, COVID-19 cases in the United Kingdom are rapidly plummeting, raising the question of whether America’s Delta wave could also peak sooner than expected.news.yahoo.com
What is a breakthrough infection? 6 questions answered about catching COVID-19 after vaccination
Vaccines don't ward off every single infection but they do massively lower the risk. Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty ImagesIf you’ve been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, maybe you figured you no longer need to worry about contracting the coronavirus. But along with the rising number of new COVID-19 cases globally and growing concern about highly transmissible strains like the delta variant come reports of fully vaccinated people testing positive for COVID-19. Members of thenews.yahoo.com
Mexican state suffers as cartel drug war continues
When they heard gunfire in the valley, residents locked their doors and cowered inside their homes. Some 200 armed men had just looted a gas station, according to a witness, and the shooting would continue for hours as an equal number from an opposing group confronted them.news.yahoo.com
UK opts not to vaccinate most under-18s against COVID-19
The British government decided Monday not to inoculate most children and teenagers against COVID-19 until more data on the available vaccines becomes available. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation said the health benefits of universal vaccination don’t outweigh the risks for most young people, who typically suffer only mild symptoms of the virus. Among hundreds of people at a Paris vaccination center Friday, scores were teenagers with their parents.news.yahoo.com