No, Belgium did not do so badly in the corona pandemic

Corona After a devastating first corona year, Belgium was able to immediately raise life expectancy back to the old level. — ©  Jimmy Kets After the catastrophic year of 2020, Belgium succeeded better in protecting the vulnerable against deaths from Covid. In other countries, 2021 was even more devastating than the first corona year, according […]

Commotion among US conservatives after Big Bird …

In the United States, there has been a commotion in the conservative camp about the corona vaccination of Big Bird of ‘Sesame Street’. Conservatives accuse the big yellow bird of being a propaganda machine for the government. ‘I got the corona vaccine today! My wing hurts a bit, but this gives my body extra protection […]

“This pandemic will last until 2023”: corona commissioner Pedro Faco…

© Frank Bahnmuller Anyone who goes to a cafe or restaurant in Flanders on Monday will need a corona pass or Covid Safe Ticket. Corona Commissioner Pedro Facon actually wanted to introduce this much earlier, but N-VA and the liberals expressed opposition to the ‘pass company’ for months. “There is support from the population for […]

Overview | View the vaccination rate in the residential care ce…

For the first time, Flanders is getting an overview of the vaccination coverage of healthcare staff. View here how many carers and non-caring staff in the rest or hospital in your area have been vaccinated. The figures come from the Flemish Institute for Quality of Care. In general terms, vaccination in our healthcare facilities is […]

Deadline passed: New York hospitals suspend non-c…

New York hospitals have begun suspending and even firing employees who have not yet received the first shot against Covid-19. The health staff had been given until September 27 to do so by the state. Due to staff shortages, certain interventions will have to be postponed. The New York State Department of Health ordered all […]

Maasstad Hospital starts vaccinating visitors for free and without an appointment

As of today, visitors can be vaccinated against the corona virus free of charge and without an appointment in the hall of the Maasstad Hospital. The hospital in South Rotterdam is thus trying to do something about the low vaccination rate. In neighborhoods such as Charlois and Feijenoord, less than 50 percent of the inhabitants […]

Antivaxers attack reporter during protest: “I already got…

Thousands of Melbourne residents took to the streets in recent days to protest against the corona measures in the Australian city. These were tightened again by an increase in the number of infections. A construction site was also shut down because too many unvaccinated construction workers were at work, which caused bad blood among antivaxers. […]

Top model Doutzen Kroes: “I will not be forced to…

Doutzen Kroes has made himself heard again after a media silence of more than half a year. The Dutch top model (36) posted a long message on Instagram on Friday in which she speaks out against the corona vaccine. In doing so, she calls on others to follow her example and also to “speak out […]