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Brazil’s Bolsonaro accused of “crimes against humanity” over COVID response
Brazilian lawmakers walked back initial claims of mass homicide and genocide.

https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/10 ... -response/
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Article: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/kimbal-m ... 302dbb?dna
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I assume you've all seen videos of cargo ships waiting off the coast of California because the ports are jammed up. The embedded thread is an explainer of one bottleneck:
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And the word of the year is.... Schadenfreude.
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Covid: Austrians heading towards lockdown for unvaccinated

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-59245018
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Austria plans compulsory Covid vaccination for all

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Portugal with 87-88% of people vaccinated, around 11% are under 12yo so dont get vaccinated (yet...).

Comparison beween 1-17 November 2020 and 2021. Dont forget last year the virus was its original variant and this year its Delta, much more dangerous.

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Covid: WHO says it is very worried about Europe surge

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-59358074
Certainly an interesting graph here, Austria, Netherlands and Germany all had the same spike mid-October:

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powerarmour wrote: Fri Nov 19, 2021 6:06 pm
Austria plans compulsory Covid vaccination for all

https://theguardian.com/world/2021/nov/ ... on-for-all
An explanation of what's going on in Austria
TL;DR - Politicians being stupid.
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Here we go again...
S.Africa detects new COVID-19 variant, implications not yet clear

https://www.reuters.com/business/health ... 021-11-25/
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