COVID-19

Los Angeles County mask mandate may return as COVID cases rise

West News Wire: As the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the region continues to grow, Los Angeles County may shortly reimpose indoor mask regulations. The largest county in the US has "medium" COVID-19 transmission levels, according to LA...

China records most number of daily cases for COVID-19

West News Wire: According to government data, China experienced its highest daily rate of coronavirus infections on Wednesday since the epidemic began almost three years ago. The National Health Bureau reported on Thursday that there were 31,444 new cases of...

Djokovic will be issued visa to compete in 2023 Australian Open

West News Wire: According to the Guardian Australia newspaper and the Australian government broadcaster ABC, Novak Djokovic, the former world number one tennis player, will be given a visa to compete in the Australian Open in January 2023. After his...

China enforces restrictions as COVID-19 rises after holiday

West News Wire: Ahead of a significant Communist Party meeting in Beijing the next week, Chinese localities were enforcing new lockdowns and travel restrictions after the number of daily COVID-19 instances increased during a weeklong break. According to state broadcaster...

Global leaders commit billions to overcome TB, malaria, and AIDS

West News Wire: After decades of advancement in the fight against the diseases were halted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has won $14.25 billion in essential fresh funding.  The greatest amount ever...

Queen of Denmark tests positive after funeral of UK monarch

West News Wire: Following her participation at Queen Elizabeth II of Britain's funeral, Danish Queen Margrethe II tested positive for the coronavirus, the royal palace announced on Wednesday. The royal family issued a statement stating that Margrethe, 82, who has...

Bus for quarantine COVID-19 patients in China crashes, 27 killed

West News Wire: In the early hours of Sunday morning, a bus carrying 47 people to COVID-19 quarantine in southwest China reportedly collapsed, killing 27 people and wounding another 20. According to a succinct statement from the Sandu county police,...

China locks down 21m people in Chengdu as COVID-19 cases surge

West News Wire: Following a rise in COVID-19 cases, Chinese authorities shut down the 21 million-person city of Chengdu in the southwest. With only six hours until the ban took effect, pictures of empty supermarket shelves and Chengdu residents frantically...

Supreme Court building still closed but fencing removed

West News Wire: The substantial barrier that had surrounded the US Supreme Court for months has been taken down. On Monday morning, the non-scalable fencing was gone, and the steps and plaza in front of the high court were simply...

US stops Chinese airline flights over COVID-19 dispute

West News Wire: In a dispute over anti-virus measures, the U.S. government is halting 26 flights by Chinese airlines from the United States to China after Beijing halted flights by American airlines. The Department of Transportation filed a complaint against...
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Losses to Japan, South Korea ends Asian teams’ World Cup dreams

West News Wire: Asian aspirations at the World Cup in Qatar have been dashed by Japan's penalty shootout loss...
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