Covid-19: explosion of cases, screenings… after China, the spread of a new variant in the United States worries

Covid-19: explosion of cases, screenings... after China, the spread of a new variant in the United States worries

the essential After China, USA? Across the Atlantic, the country is currently facing an increase in cases of pollution. This is a new variant, XBB.1.5. La Dépêche du Midi takes stock. Checks at airports, mandatory masks on planes… The outbreak of the epidemic, which is currently affecting China, has triggered a real “shock” from many … Read more

Is democracy on hold?

The year 2022 has been marked by historic midterm election results in the United States. Democrat Raphael Warnock’s victory in the Georgia senatorial election ended an election cycle in which one of the main issues was the future of democracy. It was actually the first vote since the January 6, 2021 uprising, called by a … Read more

United States. New York State Now Allows Humus, or “Human Composting”

United States.  New York State Now Allows Humus, or "Human Composting"

Considered an ecological alternative to burial or cremation, humusation or natural organic reduction is gaining momentum in the United States. New York legalized it on Saturday, December 31, 2022. “Human composting” involves leaving a body to decompose for several weeks after being locked in a container. The process takes place in special facilities on the … Read more

United Cup – Zverev’s Germany doomed to feat against USA #UnitedCup #Zverev #Fritz #Tiafoe #tennis #ATP #WT

United Cup - L

Monday and Tuesday United Cup enters a more exciting phase. The last matches of the group stage decide which teams go to the “City Finals”, the stage before the semi-finals. L‘Germany ofAlexander Zverev will have to pull out all the stops, beaten 3-2 against The Czech Republicnow eliminated, the Germans simply have no choice: the … Read more

Dr. Facing the fight against the pandemic, Fauci is retiring

Dr.  Facing the fight against the pandemic, Fauci is retiring

Published on: 01/01/2023 – 09:11 America’s most famous doctor is retiring. At 82, Anthony Fauci passed away on Saturday, December 31, his last day as a federal employee. The man who had become the face of the fight against the Covid pandemic said he had many plans for the future. with our correspondent in New … Read more

Karaokes, movie theaters… In the US, toilets are much more than just conveniences

Karaokes, movie theaters... In the US, toilets are much more than just conveniences

“Speakers play pop songs in Mandarin, Cantonese and Taiwanese. Strobe lights dance on the walls. A disco ball spins on the ceiling“, describe New York Times. Contrary to what the description might suggest, the American newspaper does not sketch the portrait of a karaoke, but the portrait of a toilet. Specifically, those from WenWen, a … Read more

Qin Gang, the ambassador to the United States, the new foreign minister

Qin Gang, the ambassador to the United States, the new foreign minister

Published on: 31/12/2022 – 11:30 China has a new foreign minister in the form of Qin Gang, previously ambassador to the United States. Signs of the importance Beijing attaches to the Sino-US relationship. Polyglot, basketball fan, comfortable with the media and on social networks, Qin Gang embodies open and connected Chinese diplomacy, according to state … Read more