$225 million fines for mishandling state aid

Two US authorities have imposed fines totaling $225 million on Bank of America, accused of improperly blocking the payment of unemployment benefits at the height of the pandemic. “Bank of America automatically and illegally froze people’s accounts through a flawed fraud detection program, then gave them little recourse when there was, in fact, no fraud“Says […]

vaccine, PCR test… Entry conditions for French tourists

The country, reopened to visitors since November 8, is tightening the conditions for arrival on its territory due to the Omicron variant. But does not plan at this stage to close its borders. France has just classified the country in red. Since November 8 and after more than eighteen months of closure, the United States […]

“Deltacron”, a variant combining Delta and Omicron, detected in Cyprus

He would have “the genetic signature of Omicron and the genomes of Delta”, explained a Cypriot scientist. Samples were sent to the Institut Pasteur. The worst combination? In Cyprus, the country with the highest incidence rate in Europe, cases of combinations between Delta and Omicron have been detected by scientists. “There are currently Omicron and […]

vaccine, PCR test … Entry conditions for French tourists

The country, reopened to visitors since November 8, hardens the conditions of arrival on its territory because of the Omicron variant. But does not plan at this stage to close its borders. Since November 8 and after more than eighteen months of closure, the United States has reopened its borders and authorized the arrival of […]

vaccine, PCR test … Entry conditions for French tourists

The country, reopened to visitors since November 8, hardens the conditions of arrival on its territory because of the Omicron variant. And does not plan at this stage to close its borders. Since November 8 and after more than eighteen months of closure, the United States has reopened its borders and authorized the arrival of […]

Entry requirements for travel to the United States from November 8

The restrictions had been in effect since March 2020. Vaccine, PCR test, certificate … Here are the new access formalities for French tourists. Finally, the American borders are opening up to us! After more than eighteen months of closure, the United States will once again welcome millions of vaccinated travelers from the 26 European countries […]

In hospital, the gap is widening between vaccinated and unvaccinated

FIG DATA – Data from the DREES, published weekly, illustrate the gap between vaccinated and unvaccinated in hospitals. Long called for, the publication in open data of epidemic indicators (screening, hospitalizations and deaths) allowing the monitoring of vaccination status has been effective since August 5. The research, studies, evaluation and statistics department (DREES) is responsible […]

in New York, two-thirds of art and entertainment professionals cannot find a job

In February 2020, 87,000 people worked in this sector, according to state figures. Against around 30,000 since April. The hecatomb is confirmed. Among New York City’s economic sectors, the arts, entertainment and entertainment industries have borne the brunt of the health crisis. Employment there plummeted by 66% in 2020, reports the site Hyperallergic . Hires […]

In New York, performance venues authorized to reopen in early April

Closed since March 2020 in the American cultural capital, they will be able to reopen with a still limited capacity, wearing a mask and compulsory distancing. After the return of NBA matches at Madison Square Garden, then the reopening this Friday of some cinemas, New York may soon be able to celebrate the resumption of […]

In New York, performance venues authorized to reopen in early April

Closed since March 2020 in the American cultural capital, they will be able to reopen with a still limited capacity, wearing a mask and compulsory distancing. After the return of NBA matches at Madison Square Garden, then the reopening this Friday of some cinemas, New York may soon be able to celebrate the resumption of […]