How dangerous is turbulence during flight?

I’m a 30 year airline captain and I’ve had one encounter with severe turbulence when I was a young pilot for a commuter airline in a small turboprop. It was a short encounter along the front range of Colorado in the vicinity of standing lenticular clouds. It scared me and the passengers but nobody wasContinue reading “How dangerous is turbulence during flight?”

elderly deaths in Norway?

ABC NewsSHARE Is the Pfizer vaccine the culprit in the elderly deaths in Norway? It’s too soon to say ABC Health & Wellbeing /  By Norman Swan and Olivia WillisPosted 2ddays ago Never before have new vaccines been developed, tested and rolled out to millions in less than a year. So when there’s news of a potential problem — like theContinue reading “elderly deaths in Norway?”

California urges halt to batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses after reports of reactions

PBSClose MenuPBS NewsHour Episodes Podcasts Subscribe The Latest Politics Arts Nation World Economy Science Health Education For Teachers About Close Menu Educate your inbox Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.Email AddressClose Popup What do you think? Leave a respectful comment. Close Comment WindowPBS NewsHour  Menu Live By —Continue reading “California urges halt to batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses after reports of reactions”

English police still patiently await the vaccine

Police union demands all officers are immediately vaccinated as officer is hospitalised with Covid after patrolling an anti-lockdown protest Dorset Police officer is being treated for a suspected blood clot on his lung The local police federation chair said officers are being ‘put at risk’ Priti Patel promised to prioritise police but has not givenContinue reading “English police still patiently await the vaccine”

What is a vaccine, and how do vaccines work?

A vaccine is a type of medicine that trains the body’s immune system so that it can fight a disease it has not come into contact with before. Vaccines are designed to prevent disease, rather than treat a disease once you have caught it. To understand how vaccines work, it helps to look first atContinue reading “What is a vaccine, and how do vaccines work?”

Vaccinated Passengers Are Already Exempt From Quarantine In Romania

The European country of Romania has decided to take the lead in loosening travel restrictions for people arriving in the country. As of this week, everyone who has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine does not need to go into quarantine upon arrival, so long as ten days have passed since the second doseContinue reading “Vaccinated Passengers Are Already Exempt From Quarantine In Romania”