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Foot – Covid – The clubs would have lost 7 billion euros because of the Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic would have cost European football 7 billion euros over the two years, UEFA said in a report published Thursday, where it notes a sharp decline in the transfer market for the 2020 and 2021 seasons.According to UEFA, European clubs faced a shortfall of 4 billion euros in 2020, and 3 billion euros in the following season, thus interrupting a growth of twenty years in a row. That is a total of 7 billion.The main causes for this significant loss are the drop in ticketing revenue due to empty stadiums (with €4.4 billion in lost revenue), reduced commercial and sponsorship activities (a projection of €1.7 billion in drop) and TV rights also slightly impacted with just under a billion.A positive recovery observed in recent monthsThese results are in line with the forecast...
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EBC director says talking about covid is boring and asks to reduce coverage

The director of EBC (Ema de Comunicação-Brasil), Glen Lopes a Valente, said last week that "it's boring" to talk daily about the COVID-19 pandemic and that "it's not an exciting business" to the point of being broadcast all over the world. time. In one of his speeches, Glen even compared the COVID-19 pandemic to the H1N1 outbreak. A EBC, the company responsible for TV Brasil, Agência Brasil and public radios, came to neglect the coverage of COVID-19 last year. According to Folha de S. Paulo, company employees said that "decontextualized data" was used and there was no "monitoring of the evolution of the disease in Brazil". It was said that TV Brasil did not recognize, for example, the lack of oxygen in Manaus.The need for information vehicles that contain reliable and easy-to-unde...
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COVID 19: one million doses of vaccine delivered to Gaza from the Emirates

A million doses of the Russian Sputnik coronavirus vaccine were delivered to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, a donation from the United Arab Emirates to the Palestinian enclave facing an increase in contamination by the Omicron variant. • Read also: Against the vaccination of her children: an antivax mother dismissed in court • Read also: Massive support for Tedros for a second term at the head of the WHO The batch of vaccines, the largest sent to the Palestinian territory since the start of the pandemic, was transported through the Rafah crossing point between Egypt and Gaza before being stored in warehouses of the Ministry of Health of the Hamas, the Islamist movement in power in the Palestinian territory. The delivery comes as the enclave, under Israeli bloc...
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“The next pandemic will be deadlier than the covid”, warns Bill Gates

Bill Gates believes that a much more lethal pandemic is approaching, and warns of measures that must be taken now. A few years ago, talking about a pandemic with a high level of mortality could cause doubts or even discord. Now, in the midst of a scenario taken by the covid-19 pandemic for almost two years, society in general can see the seriousness of the subject and therefore has better conditions for awareness.Bill Gates warns of an even deadlier pandemic This is not the first time that Bill Gates has warned of a lethal pandemic scenario. Some time ago, he had already talked about the risks of a potential pandemic, and that ended up materializing in 2020 when it triggered the covid-19. Since the first confirmed case, 355 million people have been infected worldwide, and more tha...
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COVID 19: the struggle of foreign workers and students facing a still closed Japan

“Depression, anxiety”: Hundreds of thousands of foreign workers and students suffer from being still banned from entering Japan, which continues to apply drastic border restrictions against COVID 19, despite adverse consequences for its economy and its attractiveness. • Read also: Two out of three companies are calling for an easing of health measures • Read also: Compulsory vaccination of truckers: possible impacts in grocery stores • Read also: COVID: when rights collide The Archipelago remains inaccessible for almost all non-residents at present, a glaring exception among the G7 countries. The government had opened the door a crack in November, only to close it again as soon as the Omicron variant appeared. This border lockdown is popular with Japanes...
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COVID: when rights collide

It is often said that in recent years we have witnessed a legalization of democratic societies. That it is no longer the politicians elected by the people who govern, but the judges, the courts. The situation will not change tomorrow. MULTIPLICATION OF RIGHTS The more rights there are in a society (animal rights, nature rights, soon the rights of trees and, why not, the rights of robots or virtual avatars), the more these rights are likely to collide. And the more judges, legal experts and constitutional experts are needed to settle the conflicts and disputes caused – precisely – by this almost exponential proliferation of rights. Look at Bill 21, Bill 96 and the fight against the pandemic. These three dossiers raise fundamental and extremely complex qu...
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COVID: give us a more accurate picture!

There's something I never understood during this pandemic. Why haven't we been given more details about the people who end up in hospital with COVID? NUMBERS THAT MEAN NOTHING A hundred hospitalizations mean nothing to me. Absolutely nothing. Who are these people who end up in the hospital? In intensive care? Or who, unfortunately, succumbed to the virus? How old are they? Their medical condition? How many of them are vaccinated? Not vaccinated? We should have been told that every day. Instead of throwing big numbers at us that strike the imagination, but which, when you think about it, mean nothing. Not because we want to point the finger at this or that group and distribute the blame, no. Just to get a clear picture of the situation....
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The school in the world very affected by the Covid but tries to adapt

The world went through the worst education crisis on record for two years, resulting in varying lengths of school closures, although progress was made in the second year. • Read also: With Omicron, the end of the pandemic is “plausible” • Read also: Several thousand demonstrators in Brussels against health restrictions • Read also: Beijing scouts an entire neighborhood two weeks before the 2022 Olympics Countries are adapting For Unesco, the global disruption to education caused by the Covid-19 pandemic is the worst education crisis on record. “However, there is a notable change between December 2021 and January 2022: there are no more mass school closures, the States have managed to stabilize a new crisis management model with the ability to keep schools ...
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COVID: in Hong Kong, only one hamster tested positive as part of preventive slaughter

Hong Kong authorities said on Sunday that only one of 77 hamsters handed over to the government by their owners had tested positive for COVID-19 as part of a culling campaign after positive cases emerged at a local pet store. the city. • Read also: Hong Kong to kill thousands of hamsters after Covid cases found in pet store More than 2,000 hamsters have been slaughtered as a "precaution" after some of them, imported from the Netherlands by a local pet store, tested positive for COVID. Last Tuesday, the authorities had "strongly encouraged" anyone who bought a small mammal after December 22, just before Christmas, to bring the animal to them so that it can be tested and euthanized. Like neighboring mainland China, the territory has adopted the “zero COVID” st...
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“COVID dogs”, a scourge for many owners

Dog adoptions have increased considerably in Quebec during the pandemic, but also the behavioral problems of these companions, nicknamed “COVID dogs”, which are now a source of concern. • Read also: A deconfinement squad to learn to live with the virus Telecommuting has prompted many people to adopt a dog. The dream. What could be better than being at home with your pet that brings so much comfort! However, disenchantment quickly showed up with the return to the office that had been initiated before the appearance of the Omicron variant. “If we do nothing in telework, the dog develops an attachment 24 out of 7. This is his normality. If we disappear, it's abnormal. This can create a feeling of panic. Destruction, elimination, vocalization are the three mai...