McDonald’s to sell its Russian business, try to keep workers

More than three decades after it became the first American fast food restaurant to open in the Soviet Union, McDonald’s said Monday that it has started the process of selling its business in Russia, another symbol of the country’s increasing isolation over its war in Ukraine. The company, which has 850 restaurants in Russia that […]Read More

Sweden Poised To Join Finland In Seeking NATO Membership

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden has decided to follow neighboring Finland and apply for NATO membership, ending more than 200 years of military nonalignment because of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, officials said Monday. Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson called it “a historic change in our country’s security policy” as she addressed lawmakers in the Swedish capital. “Sweden […]Read More

Northern Ireland: PM meets Stormont parties to avert crisis –

Getty Images The UK government is poised to introduce legislation that would allow ministers in London to override parts of the Brexit deal on Northern Ireland. The Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss, is expected to make a statement tomorrow. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is currently visiting Northern Ireland to encourage the return of the devolved government. […]Read More

Small Wins Buoy Ukraine; West Says Russians Losing Momentum

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Almost three months after Russia shocked the world by invading Ukraine, its military faces a bogged-down war, the prospect of a bigger NATO, and an opponent buoyed Sunday by wins on and off the battlefield. Top diplomats from NATO met in Berlin with the alliance’s chief, who declared that the war […]Read More

Iraq at a standstill during latest sandstorm

BAGHDAD (AFP) – Another sandstorm descended on Monday (May 16) on Iraq, forcing the closure of airports, schools, universities and public administrations across the country, officials said. It is the eighth dust storm since mid-April to hit Iraq, which has been battered by soil degradation, intense droughts and low rainfall linked to climate change. The last […]Read More

COVID-19 Vaccination for People Experiencing Homelessness: Frequently Asked Questions

Some people experiencing homelessness might have difficulty returning at the recommended interval to get their second dose of 2-dose COVID-19 vaccine series. Vaccines that require a single dose are one option for people experiencing homelessness. However, with strong partnerships and close coordination, COVID-19 vaccines that require two doses can be a feasible option. If only […]Read More

Interim Guidance for Managing Healthcare Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection or

Close Background This interim guidance is intended to assist with the following: Determining the duration of restriction from the workplace for HCP with SARS-CoV-2 infection. Assessment of risk and application of workplace restrictions for asymptomatic HCP with exposure to SARS-CoV-2. Employers should be aware that other local, territorial, tribal, state, and federal requirements may apply, […]Read More

Post Vaccination for Workplaces

Overview After COVID-19 vaccination, employees might have some side effects. It is normal for these to occur. Common side effects include pain, redness, and swelling in the arm where they received the vaccination, as well as fever, chills, tiredness, headache, nausea, and muscle pain. Clinical trials found that most signs and symptoms: Are mild to […]Read More

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