Ethnic minority vaccine uptake has tripled since February – NHS

Ethnic minority vaccine uptake has tripled since February – NHS

Uptake of coronavirus vaccines among all ethnic minority groups has tripled since February, England’s top GP has said. Dr Nikita Kanani, medical director of primary care for NHS England, said “really significant progress” has been made since the NHS set out its action plan to boost uptake among certain groups. Dr Kanani told the Downing Street press conference that concern around […]

Statistics Canada February Trade Data

This chart shows Canada's soybean exports for the first six months of the row crop crop-year as a percentage of total estimated supplies. Current exports represent 47.5% of estimated 2020-21 supplies, the highest percentage seen in four years and close to the highest seen over 10 years. The black line represents the five-year average of 42.2%. (DTN graphic by Cliff Jamieson)

Mustard exports in February totaled 8,252 mt, the lowest monthly volume shipped in six months. The United States (51.5%) and Belgium (23.6%) continue to dominate these shipments, with the percentage of monthly shipments in brackets. So far this crop year, 62,562 mt has been exported, close to 98% of the volume shipped in the same […]

How a rare February landslide in the Himalayas left more than 200 dead

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Reuters | Published: February 27, 2021 09:03:26 | Updated: February 27, 2021 16:08:20 A landslide 20 kilometres west of Nanda Devi, India’s second-highest peak, resulted in a flash flood on Feb. 7 that left more than 200 dead, and swept away two state hydro-electric projects, according to satellite imagery reviewed by Reuters. Avalanches and flash […]

Momen, Blinken to hold talks in February

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Combination of file photos show Bangladesh Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen and US Secretary of State Antony J Blinken BSS | Reuters Dhaka wants to “develop much solid relations” with Washington, says the foreign minister Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen is scheduled to leave here for Washington on Monday night (tonight) on a quick […]

This week in agri: 15 to 21 February 2021

This week in agri: 15 to 21 February 2021

Happy Monday, Mzansi! This week has a ton of exciting events to add to your agricultural calendar. From livestock auctions to webinars, learning sessions and global summits, the next seven days are jam-packed with a range of opportunities in agriculture. Remember, if you would like us to include your event on our Monday calendar, email info@foodformzansi.co.za or fill in the form below. […]

Current Affairs in Short: 10 February 2021

Current Affairs in Short: 10 February 2021

Twitter suspends over 500 accounts for policy breach after Indian government’s request •Twitter on February 10, 2021 informed that it has taken multiple enforcement actions including permanent suspension of over 500 accounts for a clear breach of Twitter’s policies.•The move comes in response to the ”legal requests” from the Central government.•Twitter said in a statement […]