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The Queen Elizabeth she was the first not to want to go to the Meghan Markle Palace during Prince Philip’s funeral. “It would only cause a scene“, Therefore His Majesty has exempted the rebellious niece to participate in the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh. But now Meghan is aiming for the White House.

In other words, the Queen, from a diplomatic end as she is, he shut up in advance Meghan Markle, avoiding other unnecessary tensions that her presence at the funeral of her husband, who passed away on April 9 at the age of 99, would have caused.

But Harry’s wife certainly didn’t take it out on being excluded from the royal ceremony. Indeed, perhaps for the first time, she found herself in complete agreement with Elizabeth. Meghan was pregnant with Lilibet at the time, so the pregnancy eased the motivation for her absence at Philip’s funeral which was the missed opportunity for a reconciliation between Harry, William, Kate Middleton and the rest of the Royal Family.

If his presence at the palace is unwelcome, Lady Markle does not worry about it. At the moment he has other projects in America far more interesting from his point of view than to submit to the will of His Majesty and to the court protocol that he has never endured and probably fully understood: he wants to take over the White House.

According to reports New Idea, Meghan’s idea of ​​running for the White House hasn’t faded at all. Therefore, in 2024 Harry’s wife could be the protagonist of the political campaign for the presidential elections. She has never hidden her interest in the role of President of the USA and had left it well understood to Trump at the end of his mandate, so much so that she also entered into a challenge with Melania, at least from the point of view of the look.

Markle, along with Harry, had also intervened on video to urge Americans to go and vote, arousing not a few criticisms for political interference in the American elections of an English Prince.

According to New Idea, the former actress is planning her political career thinking of moving to New York to breach Manhattan. An insider with close ties to current US Vice President Kamala Harris told Australian magazine that Meghan could begin her White House journey by running for Congress, but not in California. According to the same source: “His current strategy is to get a seat in New York so he can run for congress where voters are more likely to choose black, young and confident women.”

While a source close to the Sussexes confirmed that Lady Markle loves New York and that he is probably already interested in an apartment in the Big Apple.

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In other words, the Queen, from a diplomatic end as she is, he shut up in advance Meghan Markle, avoiding other unnecessary tensions that her presence at the funeral of her husband, who passed away on April 9 at the age of 99, would have caused.

But Harry’s wife certainly didn’t take it out on being excluded from the royal ceremony. Indeed, perhaps for the first time, she found herself in complete agreement with Elizabeth. Meghan was pregnant with Lilibet at the time, so the pregnancy eased the motivation for her absence at Philip’s funeral which was the missed opportunity for a reconciliation between Harry, William, Kate Middleton and the rest of the Royal Family.

If his presence at the palace is unwelcome, Lady Markle does not worry about it. At the moment he has other projects in America far more interesting from his point of view than to submit to the will of His Majesty and to the court protocol that he has never endured and probably fully understood: he wants to take over the White House.

According to reports New Idea, Meghan’s idea of ​​running for the White House hasn’t faded at all. Therefore, in 2024 Harry’s wife could be the protagonist of the political campaign for the presidential elections. She has never hidden her interest in the role of President of the USA and had left it well understood to Trump at the end of his mandate, so much so that she also entered into a challenge with Melania, at least from the point of view of the look.

Markle, along with Harry, had also intervened on video to urge Americans to go and vote, arousing not a few criticisms for political interference in the American elections of an English Prince.

According to New Idea, the former actress is planning her political career thinking of moving to New York to breach Manhattan. An insider with close ties to current US Vice President Kamala Harris told Australian magazine that Meghan could begin her White House journey by running for Congress, but not in California. According to the same source: “His current strategy is to get a seat in New York so he can run for congress where voters are more likely to choose black, young and confident women.”

While a source close to the Sussexes confirmed that Lady Markle loves New York and that he is probably already interested in an apartment in the Big Apple.

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" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1629981574) } [1]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(70) "“I have to decide whether to eat or breathe” – Libero Quotidiano" ["link"]=> string(84) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/i-have-to-decide-whether-to-eat-or-breathe-libero-quotidiano/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(14) "Peter Crossley" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Thu, 26 Aug 2021 12:26:42 +0000" ["category"]=> string(96) "Sporting NewsbreathecáncerdecideeathollywoodLiberoQuotidianothroat cancertop guntumorVal Kilmer" ["guid"]=> string(84) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/i-have-to-decide-whether-to-eat-or-breathe-libero-quotidiano/" ["description"]=> string(90) "The drama of Val Kilmer. The American actor, revealed in Hollywood as the antagonist of..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(4513) "

The drama of Val Kilmer. The American actor, revealed in Hollywood as the antagonist of Tom Cruise in the cult of the 80s Top Gun, is ill with throat cancer. Today, at the age of 61, his health conditions are far from good and he confessed them in a moving documentary made for Amazon. Val..

Do you recognize him?  Marginalized and boycotted.  The shocking photo of the Hollywood superstar: his metamorphosis

After having depopulated as “bellone” in films like Willow, Batman forever (in the role of the Dark Knight) and above all as an authentic double of Jim Morrison in the biopic The Doors by Oliver Stone, the actor has embarked on a slow downward path. The cinema no longer offered him leading roles, then the tumor arrived. After several cycles of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, è Kilmer had to undergo a delicate tracheostomy, irreparably damaging his voice. “I can’t speak without plugging this hole in my throat. Obviously I sound much worse than I hear in my head. You have to choose. whether to breathe or eat“, explains the actor in the documentary dedicated to him.


Today he is forced to feed with a tube. “We approached him three years ago – explain the directors Scott e Poo -. I had worked with him on his project Cinema Twain and when he couldn’t go on tour with the show Citizen Twain. I worked with him on that and other projects as well, archiving his footage. It doesn’t have the vanity you would expect from someone of its fame and stardom. There has never been that kind of artifice or protection that people who are truly famous have to put themselves around. AND humiliating to be together. He is such an eclectic person, there is the childish playfulness, but at the same time there is also the profound wisdom of someone who has followed a spiritual path all his life. It has a lot of opposites that make it incredibly interesting, and that’s kind of why our film is so exciting. “

The millions?  I enjoy them in life: inheritance cleared, that's who the Hollywood star is who leaves their children without money

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The drama of Val Kilmer. The American actor, revealed in Hollywood as the antagonist of Tom Cruise in the cult of the 80s Top Gun, is ill with throat cancer. Today, at the age of 61, his health conditions are far from good and he confessed them in a moving documentary made for Amazon. Val..

Do you recognize him?  Marginalized and boycotted.  The shocking photo of the Hollywood superstar: his metamorphosis

After having depopulated as “bellone” in films like Willow, Batman forever (in the role of the Dark Knight) and above all as an authentic double of Jim Morrison in the biopic The Doors by Oliver Stone, the actor has embarked on a slow downward path. The cinema no longer offered him leading roles, then the tumor arrived. After several cycles of chemotherapy and radiotherapy, è Kilmer had to undergo a delicate tracheostomy, irreparably damaging his voice. “I can’t speak without plugging this hole in my throat. Obviously I sound much worse than I hear in my head. You have to choose. whether to breathe or eat“, explains the actor in the documentary dedicated to him.


Today he is forced to feed with a tube. “We approached him three years ago – explain the directors Scott e Poo -. I had worked with him on his project Cinema Twain and when he couldn’t go on tour with the show Citizen Twain. I worked with him on that and other projects as well, archiving his footage. It doesn’t have the vanity you would expect from someone of its fame and stardom. There has never been that kind of artifice or protection that people who are truly famous have to put themselves around. AND humiliating to be together. He is such an eclectic person, there is the childish playfulness, but at the same time there is also the profound wisdom of someone who has followed a spiritual path all his life. It has a lot of opposites that make it incredibly interesting, and that’s kind of why our film is so exciting. “

The millions?  I enjoy them in life: inheritance cleared, that's who the Hollywood star is who leaves their children without money

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" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1629980802) } [2]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(29) "COS debuts on London catwalks" ["link"]=> string(53) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/cos-debuts-on-london-catwalks/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(10) "Susan Hall" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Thu, 26 Aug 2021 12:23:34 +0000" ["category"]=> string(44) "MagazinecatwalksCOSdebutsLondonmeta_keywords" ["guid"]=> string(53) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/cos-debuts-on-london-catwalks/" ["description"]=> string(92) "COS, the brand with minimalist design and high-end basics launched in 2007 by the Swedish..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(2719) "

COS, the brand with minimalist design and high-end basics launched in 2007 by the Swedish giant H&M, is appearing for the first time on the catwalks of Fashion Week. She will parade on September 21 in London, where she is based, to present her fall-winter 2021/22 collection through a hybrid show-performance.

An image of the fall-winter 2021-22 campaign – COS

While the models will parade face-to-face, in parallel artistic portraits and moving images will be projected onto the stage. The performance will be broadcast live on the Cos.com brand website, whose name stands for Collection of Style.

This is not the first time that COS has organized a performance to present a collection. The brand had called on the choreographer Wayne McGregor to launch a male capsule of timeless basics at the Florentine fair in June 2018. A year earlier, in September 2017, it had organized a big party at the National Gallery in London to celebrate its 10th anniversary. But this time, it takes an important step by entering straight into the arena of brands and designers.

This London parade “will mark a new direction for the brand,” said the latter in a press release. Successfully launched more than ten years ago under the creative leadership of Danish designer Rebekka Bay, the ready-to-wear line, managed since 2016 by the Swedish Nicole Bischofer for women’s collections and by the French Christophe Copin for man since 2017, is looking for a new lease of life and declares to have come out of this period of change “with a reinforced motivation and commitment”.

“The collection will embody COS’s well-known timeless style while redefining and upgrading iconic pieces in her wardrobe,” says COS, announcing a more engaged and inclusive fall photo campaign, calling on the non-binary activist Janaya Future Khan, British actress Jodie Turner-Smith and Brazilian model Raquel Zimmermann, alongside other “inspiring” talents.

All rights of reproduction and representation reserved.
© 2021 FashionNetwork.com

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COS, the brand with minimalist design and high-end basics launched in 2007 by the Swedish giant H&M, is appearing for the first time on the catwalks of Fashion Week. She will parade on September 21 in London, where she is based, to present her fall-winter 2021/22 collection through a hybrid show-performance.

An image of the fall-winter 2021-22 campaign – COS

While the models will parade face-to-face, in parallel artistic portraits and moving images will be projected onto the stage. The performance will be broadcast live on the Cos.com brand website, whose name stands for Collection of Style.

This is not the first time that COS has organized a performance to present a collection. The brand had called on the choreographer Wayne McGregor to launch a male capsule of timeless basics at the Florentine fair in June 2018. A year earlier, in September 2017, it had organized a big party at the National Gallery in London to celebrate its 10th anniversary. But this time, it takes an important step by entering straight into the arena of brands and designers.

This London parade “will mark a new direction for the brand,” said the latter in a press release. Successfully launched more than ten years ago under the creative leadership of Danish designer Rebekka Bay, the ready-to-wear line, managed since 2016 by the Swedish Nicole Bischofer for women’s collections and by the French Christophe Copin for man since 2017, is looking for a new lease of life and declares to have come out of this period of change “with a reinforced motivation and commitment”.

“The collection will embody COS’s well-known timeless style while redefining and upgrading iconic pieces in her wardrobe,” says COS, announcing a more engaged and inclusive fall photo campaign, calling on the non-binary activist Janaya Future Khan, British actress Jodie Turner-Smith and Brazilian model Raquel Zimmermann, alongside other “inspiring” talents.

All rights of reproduction and representation reserved.
© 2021 FashionNetwork.com

.

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1629980614) } [3]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(75) "the Taliban victory, success for Qatar and concern for Riyadh and Abu Dhabi" ["link"]=> string(98) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/the-taliban-victory-success-for-qatar-and-concern-for-riyadh-and-abu-dhabi/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(10) "Susan Hall" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Thu, 26 Aug 2021 12:18:35 +0000" ["category"]=> string(65) "International NewsAbuconcernDhabiQatarRiyadhsuccessTalibanvictory" ["guid"]=> string(98) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/the-taliban-victory-success-for-qatar-and-concern-for-riyadh-and-abu-dhabi/" ["description"]=> string(109) "Qatari Foreign Minister Mohamed Al-Thani and Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, representative of the Taliban, on..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(3756) "

The fall of Kabul to the Taliban has put Qatari diplomacy back in the spotlight. It was from Doha, aboard a Qatari military plane, that the head of the political bureau, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, reached Kandahar on August 17. The new masters of the country have made Al-Jazeera, the emirate’s television station, their preferred channel of communication. At the same time, Doha facilitated an agreement between Washington and the Taliban to provide a safe passage for the evacuation of foreigners and Afghans. Thousands of people were transported by Qatar to the Al-Udeid base. Its embassy in Kabul helps them access the airport. And 8,000 Afghans will be temporarily hosted in Qatar, along with members of the former government.

The small Gulf emirate, which has hosted Taliban representation since 2013, at the request of the United States, seeks to capitalize on its proximity to the Taliban leaders to continue mediation efforts between them and the Americans. These efforts led, in February 2020, to an agreement providing for a timetable for American withdrawal and the opening of an inter-Afghan dialogue. “Qatar has made a huge bet in staying close to the Taliban in recent years. He has always been concerned that this does not damage his relationship with the United States. And that remains a gamble, because if the Taliban behave badly, it will tarnish the reputation of their close allies, be it Qatar, Turkey, Pakistan or China. But for the moment, it is a big victory for Qatar, which is the main channel of discussion towards the Taliban ”, analyzes Hussein Ibish, researcher at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington.

On August 17, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohamed Al-Thani met with Mullah Baradar to convince him to carry out a “Peaceful transfer of power”. But the lightning conquest of the country by the Islamist insurgents and the support they have received from China and Russia are limiting Doha’s room for maneuver. “We lost the only lever we had on the Taliban so that they favor dialogue over violence – their recognition by the international community – when several countries established relations with them unconditionally, giving them carte blanche. But we will spare no effort to save what can be saved from the peace agreement ”, assures a Qatari diplomatic source.

“The Taliban are Saudi Arabia before”

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The fall of Kabul to the Taliban has put Qatari diplomacy back in the spotlight. It was from Doha, aboard a Qatari military plane, that the head of the political bureau, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, reached Kandahar on August 17. The new masters of the country have made Al-Jazeera, the emirate’s television station, their preferred channel of communication. At the same time, Doha facilitated an agreement between Washington and the Taliban to provide a safe passage for the evacuation of foreigners and Afghans. Thousands of people were transported by Qatar to the Al-Udeid base. Its embassy in Kabul helps them access the airport. And 8,000 Afghans will be temporarily hosted in Qatar, along with members of the former government.

The small Gulf emirate, which has hosted Taliban representation since 2013, at the request of the United States, seeks to capitalize on its proximity to the Taliban leaders to continue mediation efforts between them and the Americans. These efforts led, in February 2020, to an agreement providing for a timetable for American withdrawal and the opening of an inter-Afghan dialogue. “Qatar has made a huge bet in staying close to the Taliban in recent years. He has always been concerned that this does not damage his relationship with the United States. And that remains a gamble, because if the Taliban behave badly, it will tarnish the reputation of their close allies, be it Qatar, Turkey, Pakistan or China. But for the moment, it is a big victory for Qatar, which is the main channel of discussion towards the Taliban ”, analyzes Hussein Ibish, researcher at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington.

On August 17, Qatari Foreign Minister Mohamed Al-Thani met with Mullah Baradar to convince him to carry out a “Peaceful transfer of power”. But the lightning conquest of the country by the Islamist insurgents and the support they have received from China and Russia are limiting Doha’s room for maneuver. “We lost the only lever we had on the Taliban so that they favor dialogue over violence – their recognition by the international community – when several countries established relations with them unconditionally, giving them carte blanche. But we will spare no effort to save what can be saved from the peace agreement ”, assures a Qatari diplomatic source.

“The Taliban are Saudi Arabia before”

You have 63.99% of this article left to read. The rest is for subscribers only.

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1629980315) } [4]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(70) "Nathy Peluso gives ‘Cramp’ in the Plaza de la Merced in Huelva –" ["link"]=> string(84) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/nathy-peluso-gives-cramp-in-the-plaza-de-la-merced-in-huelva/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Betty Foster" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Thu, 26 Aug 2021 12:14:33 +0000" ["category"]=> string(38) "MusicCrampHuelvaMercedNathyPelusoPlaza" ["guid"]=> string(84) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/nathy-peluso-gives-cramp-in-the-plaza-de-la-merced-in-huelva/" ["description"]=> string(92) "R.M. Arrived in Huelva Nathy Peluso with the word personality written on his forehead, in..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(10990) "

R.M. Arrived in Huelva Nathy Peluso with the word personality written on his forehead, in invisible but bold ink. Driven by very own melodies, those long, colorfully painted nails scratch the space that surrounds them on stage. They do it with a surprising combination of softness and electric magnetism.

Themes of ‘Cramp’ sweetened the hearing of the public of La Merced./Photo: Edith FC.

The passage through Huelva of the popular and young Argentine artist has confirmed the expectations of her announcement, displaying in the bullfighting arena -musical for this purpose- of La Merced a spectacular set repertoire to accompany the songs of her latest album, Muscle cramp.

The singer, based in Spain but with international projection, has been one of the highlights of the summer musical program in our city. When Wednesday night fell, the concert opened in the Huelva Bullring with the powerful song ‘Celebé’, from the aforementioned album.

Nathy Peluso electrified the Huelva night./Photo: Edith FC.

A good start to unfold all that energy that characterizes the interpreter. It ensured maximum adrenaline throughout the almost two hours of the performance.



Striking choreographies to dazzle an audience that has enjoyed without being able to sit down. With details like those two roses thrown at people after a sensual dance by Nathy, typical of that characteristic and personal style.

The Argentine singer has a very special personality./Photo: Edith FC.

The different themes that Peluso was interpreting placed the heat in the atmosphere of the Huelva night. The artist raised the temperature in an evening somewhat cooler than in previous days. The staging of the Argentine singer captivated those present, with very dynamic lighting schemes and striking technical resources.

Dancing is an essential component of his show. / Photo: Edith FC.

Nathy Peluso in Huelva shared his peculiar style, with wide mixes that incorporate blues, jazz, funk or soul. The end result is a combination that determines themes to a certain extent of Caribbean style but very, very peculiar.

In Huelva Peluso met expectations. / Photo: Edith FC.

The singer expresses her vision with expressions such as “The music teacher speaks through us. You have to grant that your message is clear and sincere“. That sincerity seems like a characteristic note of Nathy Peluso, which states that “It inspires me to be a woman, to be human and it gives me faith to know that music feeds us and crosses us“.

Born in 1995, she grew up listening to great American music artists of the middle of the century. Referents like Ella Fitzgerald O Ray Charles, as well as great representatives of musical folklore such as Joao Gilberto, Ray Barreto or Atahualpa Yupanqui.

The young interpreter is an international star of Spanish music. / Photo: Edith FC.

Hence his affinity for jazz and elegant and sophisticated rhythms that he has managed to fuse with the influences of hip-hop and urban music. You have created a particular style which, despite having a reduced number of references on the market, has made it one of the stars of the contemporary Spanish music scene.

Sensual choreographies dominate the Nathy Peluso show./Photo: Edith FC.

After a more experimental lyrical phase, Nathy Peluso finds his sound through the mixture of genres and the reinterpretation of them thanks to his prodigious voice. In 2017 he crystallized his first compilation “Esmeralda” and composed the song that represents a turning point in his career: “Corashe”, where all the potential that he had been pointing to becomes unquestionable.

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R.M. Arrived in Huelva Nathy Peluso with the word personality written on his forehead, in invisible but bold ink. Driven by very own melodies, those long, colorfully painted nails scratch the space that surrounds them on stage. They do it with a surprising combination of softness and electric magnetism.

Themes of ‘Cramp’ sweetened the hearing of the public of La Merced./Photo: Edith FC.

The passage through Huelva of the popular and young Argentine artist has confirmed the expectations of her announcement, displaying in the bullfighting arena -musical for this purpose- of La Merced a spectacular set repertoire to accompany the songs of her latest album, Muscle cramp.

The singer, based in Spain but with international projection, has been one of the highlights of the summer musical program in our city. When Wednesday night fell, the concert opened in the Huelva Bullring with the powerful song ‘Celebé’, from the aforementioned album.

Nathy Peluso electrified the Huelva night./Photo: Edith FC.

A good start to unfold all that energy that characterizes the interpreter. It ensured maximum adrenaline throughout the almost two hours of the performance.



Striking choreographies to dazzle an audience that has enjoyed without being able to sit down. With details like those two roses thrown at people after a sensual dance by Nathy, typical of that characteristic and personal style.

The Argentine singer has a very special personality./Photo: Edith FC.

The different themes that Peluso was interpreting placed the heat in the atmosphere of the Huelva night. The artist raised the temperature in an evening somewhat cooler than in previous days. The staging of the Argentine singer captivated those present, with very dynamic lighting schemes and striking technical resources.

Dancing is an essential component of his show. / Photo: Edith FC.

Nathy Peluso in Huelva shared his peculiar style, with wide mixes that incorporate blues, jazz, funk or soul. The end result is a combination that determines themes to a certain extent of Caribbean style but very, very peculiar.

In Huelva Peluso met expectations. / Photo: Edith FC.

The singer expresses her vision with expressions such as “The music teacher speaks through us. You have to grant that your message is clear and sincere“. That sincerity seems like a characteristic note of Nathy Peluso, which states that “It inspires me to be a woman, to be human and it gives me faith to know that music feeds us and crosses us“.

Born in 1995, she grew up listening to great American music artists of the middle of the century. Referents like Ella Fitzgerald O Ray Charles, as well as great representatives of musical folklore such as Joao Gilberto, Ray Barreto or Atahualpa Yupanqui.

The young interpreter is an international star of Spanish music. / Photo: Edith FC.

Hence his affinity for jazz and elegant and sophisticated rhythms that he has managed to fuse with the influences of hip-hop and urban music. You have created a particular style which, despite having a reduced number of references on the market, has made it one of the stars of the contemporary Spanish music scene.

Sensual choreographies dominate the Nathy Peluso show./Photo: Edith FC.

After a more experimental lyrical phase, Nathy Peluso finds his sound through the mixture of genres and the reinterpretation of them thanks to his prodigious voice. In 2017 he crystallized his first compilation “Esmeralda” and composed the song that represents a turning point in his career: “Corashe”, where all the potential that he had been pointing to becomes unquestionable.

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1629980073) } [5]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(53) "The Geneva Motor Show joins forces with Qatar Tourism" ["link"]=> string(77) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/the-geneva-motor-show-joins-forces-with-qatar-tourism/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(10) "Susan Hall" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Thu, 26 Aug 2021 11:57:37 +0000" ["category"]=> string(46) "MagazineforcesGenevajoinsmotorQatarshowtourism" ["guid"]=> string(77) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/the-geneva-motor-show-joins-forces-with-qatar-tourism/" ["description"]=> string(108) "The Geneva international motor show (Gims) e Qatar Tourism announced yesterday, during a press conference..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(2920) "

The Geneva international motor show (Gims) e Qatar Tourism announced yesterday, during a press conference held at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (Decc), a partnership aimed at developing and hosting the new project Qatar Geneva International Motor Show in Doha during 2023.

The partners explained how the fledgling platform will become a new world-class auto show for the Middle East. Now, exhibitors and enthusiasts can prepare for the highly anticipated GIMS 2022 from 19 to 27 February 2022 and the new format scheduled for 2023 in Doha

.He chief executive di Qatar Airways Group e presidente di Qatar Tourism, Akbar Al Baker, he has declared: “In line with the Qatar National Vision 2030 strategy, we are expanding our tourism offering to position Qatar as a leading global destination and ensure guests experience it to the fullest. In addition to the extensive hotel and resort development, refurbishment and creation of tourism resources, and the expanding culinary landscape, hosting internationally renowned events is an important pillar of our strategy. We are delighted to partner with the illustrious Geneva International Motor Show and look forward to establishing a cooperative relationship to bring this important event to our shores. ”

As GIMS has pioneered the automotive industry since 1905 and has earned a strong brand reputation, and as Qatar stands out globally for its exceptional offering of infrastructure expertise and capabilities, this collaboration fits the bill perfectly. an innovative and modern salon. In addition, with the futuristic and fascinating capital of Qatar as a backdrop, the show is sure to be an unmissable event for exhibitors and car enthusiasts from all over the world.

The first edition of the Qatar Geneva International Motor Show 2023 is scheduled for autumn and the organizers intend to schedule the event every 2 years. Although the initiative has already intrigued the public, the revelation of the complete concept will only take place during GIMS 2022, which will be held from 19 to 27 February 2022. All fans will still need a little patience, while the GIMS is already running fast. towards Doha2023.

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The Geneva international motor show (Gims) e Qatar Tourism announced yesterday, during a press conference held at the Doha Exhibition & Convention Center (Decc), a partnership aimed at developing and hosting the new project Qatar Geneva International Motor Show in Doha during 2023.

The partners explained how the fledgling platform will become a new world-class auto show for the Middle East. Now, exhibitors and enthusiasts can prepare for the highly anticipated GIMS 2022 from 19 to 27 February 2022 and the new format scheduled for 2023 in Doha

.He chief executive di Qatar Airways Group e presidente di Qatar Tourism, Akbar Al Baker, he has declared: “In line with the Qatar National Vision 2030 strategy, we are expanding our tourism offering to position Qatar as a leading global destination and ensure guests experience it to the fullest. In addition to the extensive hotel and resort development, refurbishment and creation of tourism resources, and the expanding culinary landscape, hosting internationally renowned events is an important pillar of our strategy. We are delighted to partner with the illustrious Geneva International Motor Show and look forward to establishing a cooperative relationship to bring this important event to our shores. ”

As GIMS has pioneered the automotive industry since 1905 and has earned a strong brand reputation, and as Qatar stands out globally for its exceptional offering of infrastructure expertise and capabilities, this collaboration fits the bill perfectly. an innovative and modern salon. In addition, with the futuristic and fascinating capital of Qatar as a backdrop, the show is sure to be an unmissable event for exhibitors and car enthusiasts from all over the world.

The first edition of the Qatar Geneva International Motor Show 2023 is scheduled for autumn and the organizers intend to schedule the event every 2 years. Although the initiative has already intrigued the public, the revelation of the complete concept will only take place during GIMS 2022, which will be held from 19 to 27 February 2022. All fans will still need a little patience, while the GIMS is already running fast. towards Doha2023.

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1629979057) } [6]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(53) "Joana Balavoine looks back on her fight against drugs" ["link"]=> string(77) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/joana-balavoine-looks-back-on-her-fight-against-drugs/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(10) "Susan Hall" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Thu, 26 Aug 2021 11:54:39 +0000" ["category"]=> string(42) "International NewsBalavoinedrugsfightJoana" ["guid"]=> string(77) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/joana-balavoine-looks-back-on-her-fight-against-drugs/" ["description"]=> string(104) "France 3 screenshotJaoana Balavoine, here in 2015 in the documentary “I present myself, my name..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(2994) "

BOOKS – Discreet, Daniel Balavoine’s daughter comes out of the shadows. On the occasion of the publication in September of the Sleeping lions, a comic book retracing her fight against drugs, Joana Balavoine engaged in Parisian, this Thursday August 26.

“As I am lucky to have come out of it, I felt like I had to bear witness. This comic is an opportunity to reach as many people as possible, through the story of what I experienced. Invite people into a dialogue with themselves. The problem is not drugs, but to understand why we use drugs ”, blows the young woman of 35 in the columns of daily life.

It was at the age of 16 that she started using drugs, while doing a summer job in the restaurant business. “There, I was offered ecstasy, cocaine,” she recalls. Things have, it seems, quickly escalated. “I was taking cocaine to tell myself that everything was fine,” she continues.

She blames this dependence on her father’s disappearance. The interpreter of Singer disappeared when she was only 5 months old. “Being a posthumous child is the first seed. I am built on this trauma. I couldn’t understand why I wasn’t allowed to have a daddy. Because of this absence, I had no limit ”, she concedes.

“Some people held out their hand to me”

Growing up in the shadow of Daniel Balavoine has not always been easy. “In the eyes of the people, there is a terrible projection. It’s heavy sometimes, ”says the young woman, also a singer. She officiates in a group called Gentle Republic.

Today she is doing well. She says she quit drugs three years ago, following drug rehab. She now lives in the country, takes care of her vegetable gardens. Comics Sleeping Lions, written by her friend the screenwriter Sylvie Gaillard, is “an opportunity to reach as many people as possible through the story of what I lived”.

Joana Balavoine wants to get involved in the fight against drugs. “You know, when I was at my worst, people reached out to me,” she recalls. […] If it hadn’t been the case, I don’t know where I would be today, maybe died of an overdose. So if someone tomorrow needs me to reach out to them, I can’t refuse. ”

See also on The HuffPost: In Spain, drug traffickers arrested thanks to … bathers

" } ["summary"]=> string(104) "France 3 screenshotJaoana Balavoine, here in 2015 in the documentary “I present myself, my name..." ["atom_content"]=> string(2994) "

BOOKS – Discreet, Daniel Balavoine’s daughter comes out of the shadows. On the occasion of the publication in September of the Sleeping lions, a comic book retracing her fight against drugs, Joana Balavoine engaged in Parisian, this Thursday August 26.

“As I am lucky to have come out of it, I felt like I had to bear witness. This comic is an opportunity to reach as many people as possible, through the story of what I experienced. Invite people into a dialogue with themselves. The problem is not drugs, but to understand why we use drugs ”, blows the young woman of 35 in the columns of daily life.

It was at the age of 16 that she started using drugs, while doing a summer job in the restaurant business. “There, I was offered ecstasy, cocaine,” she recalls. Things have, it seems, quickly escalated. “I was taking cocaine to tell myself that everything was fine,” she continues.

She blames this dependence on her father’s disappearance. The interpreter of Singer disappeared when she was only 5 months old. “Being a posthumous child is the first seed. I am built on this trauma. I couldn’t understand why I wasn’t allowed to have a daddy. Because of this absence, I had no limit ”, she concedes.

“Some people held out their hand to me”

Growing up in the shadow of Daniel Balavoine has not always been easy. “In the eyes of the people, there is a terrible projection. It’s heavy sometimes, ”says the young woman, also a singer. She officiates in a group called Gentle Republic.

Today she is doing well. She says she quit drugs three years ago, following drug rehab. She now lives in the country, takes care of her vegetable gardens. Comics Sleeping Lions, written by her friend the screenwriter Sylvie Gaillard, is “an opportunity to reach as many people as possible through the story of what I lived”.

Joana Balavoine wants to get involved in the fight against drugs. “You know, when I was at my worst, people reached out to me,” she recalls. […] If it hadn’t been the case, I don’t know where I would be today, maybe died of an overdose. So if someone tomorrow needs me to reach out to them, I can’t refuse. ”

See also on The HuffPost: In Spain, drug traffickers arrested thanks to … bathers

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1629978879) } [7]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(69) "Five ideas for the corona lockdown: Don’t be bored | Germany | DW" ["link"]=> string(83) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/five-ideas-for-the-corona-lockdown-dont-be-bored-germany-dw/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Harry Rivers" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Thu, 26 Aug 2021 11:48:41 +0000" ["category"]=> string(128) "HobbiesboredCoronaCoronavirusCoronavirus-PandemicCovid-19DontGamesGermanyhobbiesideaslockdownmanual workmusicOccupationsportTime" ["guid"]=> string(83) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/five-ideas-for-the-corona-lockdown-dont-be-bored-germany-dw/" ["description"]=> string(100) "Worldwide, the current corona statistics point in a good direction: The daily new infections have..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(15966) "

Worldwide, the current corona statistics point in a good direction: The daily new infections have been falling continuously in most regions of the world since mid-January. However, they are still at a high level, and mutated variants are causing new concerns. It can therefore be assumed that we will have to live with contact restrictions for a long time to come. Here are a few ideas on how to fill this time in and maybe even enjoy it.

Board games: don’t be bored

Admittedly, board games are anything but an insider tip. The industry association DVSI just reported that in the “record year” 2020 in Germany around 21 percent more sales were achieved with games and puzzles. The association commissioned a survey with the opinion research institute YouGov, in which at least 27 percent of the participants stated that they played more during Corona than before. It is not known whether the game of the year 2009 was also one of the audience favorites: In “Pandemic” the players take on the role of specialists in disease control.

Unlike most board games, puzzles have the great advantage that you can spend hours with them even without like-minded people – and if you are not traveling yourself, you can puzzle the places you are longing for. In addition, the manufacturers of model railways are among the winners of the pandemic – they also expect further growth in 2021.

Online games: rummy hand on the phone

“I love rummy. A good substitute for game nights” – reviews like this one from Silke9112 can be found in abundance in the AppStores on smartphones. For families and groups of friends who live in different places and who cannot meet at the moment, there are now numerous apps with a multiplayer function. A smartphone is different in the hand than playing cards, but at least temporarily it offers many a good alternative for poker, rummy, chess and numerous other classic games. In the Google Play Store, which, unlike its Apple counterpart, also gives download numbers, there are variants for each of these games that can be used with friends and have already been downloaded millions of times.

You don’t need cleats at all for pandemic-compatible football games

Games and e-sports, which were developed for digital surfaces from the start, are also booming. In Germany, according to a YouGov survey published in November, almost two thirds of respondents gamble on smartphones, computers or consoles. This also helps many to get through the lockdown: In this group, 31 percent said they had spent more time with it since Corona.

Movement: With all your muscles against the blues

E-sports are definitely not suitable for satisfying the physical urge to move. But other disciplines are booming during the pandemic: the bicycle as a rediscovered piece of sports equipment was already widely reported after the first wave in spring 2020. Some cities, including Berlin and London, temporarily closed the traffic areas that had become free to cyclists as so-called pop-up cycle paths.

In the slipstream of the bike, another rolling means of transport is booming: roller skates and inline skates. A London trader reported in the British newspaper “i news” that in 2020 he registered an unbelievable 1017 percent more demand on his website than in the previous year. The Berlin jam skater Oumi Janta went viral in June 2020 with a roller skating video from Tempelhofer Feld – in the meantime she has turned her hobby into a profession.

Closed fitness studios and not always inviting weather have also triggered a real run on exercise bikes, so that the increasing demand is reflected in the prices: Despite lower VAT, fitness equipment cost 13.1 percent more in December 2020 than in the same month of the previous year, according to the Federal Statistical Office. On average in 2020, prices were still 7.9 percent higher than in 2019. Many people in Germany are therefore using cross-trainers, treadmills and rowing machines as a result of the pandemic.

Handicraft: stitches instead of masks

Another occupation finally shook off its somewhat old-fashioned reputation during the lockdown: In the meantime, young people have also discovered knitting, crocheting and sewing for themselves. A month ago, the dpa news agency quoted an association spokeswoman as saying that 2020 was an “exceptional year” and that sales had gone up extremely.

Knitting is trendy

Textile designer Anne-Susanne Gueler was inspired by Normandy for this sweater

With Google Trends you can see how the search queries increased again from October – so in time that knitted Christmas gifts could still be finished in the “Lockdown Light”. The fact that there are now countless video tutorials for beginners also contributes to its success, and providers such as the Handarbeit Initiative provide free instructions and knitting patterns.

Creative: Lockdown in the studio

Screenshot Twitter Pianist Igor Levit House concerts in the Corona crisis

During the initial lockdown, pianist Igor Levit regularly streamed house concerts

Anyone with an artistic streak can pass the time in lockdown with new projects: Paul McCartney has recorded a solo album without any guest musicians, Taylor Swift has even released two albums in self-isolation.

If that’s too much of a challenge for you, the lockdown also offers time for smaller steps, for example picking up the dusty instrument more often. The writer Ian McEwan advised in the “Guardian” to just go offline for an hour and write with pen and notebook, for example to write down three memories or thoughts in detail. And who knows, maybe even more will come of it by the end of the pandemic?

The Dutch Instagram account Tussen Kunst en Quarantaine (“Between Art and Quarantine”) offers another idea: Here, photos sent by users are published in which they reproduce well-known paintings and take photos of themselves. The Guardian film critic Peter Bradshaw has another special idea for photo enthusiasts that only works at this time of year: He suggests photographing the tree in front of the window every day and later merging the images into a time-lapse video. It will then be seen how spring drives out the lockdown winter.

.

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Worldwide, the current corona statistics point in a good direction: The daily new infections have been falling continuously in most regions of the world since mid-January. However, they are still at a high level, and mutated variants are causing new concerns. It can therefore be assumed that we will have to live with contact restrictions for a long time to come. Here are a few ideas on how to fill this time in and maybe even enjoy it.

Board games: don’t be bored

Admittedly, board games are anything but an insider tip. The industry association DVSI just reported that in the “record year” 2020 in Germany around 21 percent more sales were achieved with games and puzzles. The association commissioned a survey with the opinion research institute YouGov, in which at least 27 percent of the participants stated that they played more during Corona than before. It is not known whether the game of the year 2009 was also one of the audience favorites: In “Pandemic” the players take on the role of specialists in disease control.

Unlike most board games, puzzles have the great advantage that you can spend hours with them even without like-minded people – and if you are not traveling yourself, you can puzzle the places you are longing for. In addition, the manufacturers of model railways are among the winners of the pandemic – they also expect further growth in 2021.

Online games: rummy hand on the phone

“I love rummy. A good substitute for game nights” – reviews like this one from Silke9112 can be found in abundance in the AppStores on smartphones. For families and groups of friends who live in different places and who cannot meet at the moment, there are now numerous apps with a multiplayer function. A smartphone is different in the hand than playing cards, but at least temporarily it offers many a good alternative for poker, rummy, chess and numerous other classic games. In the Google Play Store, which, unlike its Apple counterpart, also gives download numbers, there are variants for each of these games that can be used with friends and have already been downloaded millions of times.

You don’t need cleats at all for pandemic-compatible football games

Games and e-sports, which were developed for digital surfaces from the start, are also booming. In Germany, according to a YouGov survey published in November, almost two thirds of respondents gamble on smartphones, computers or consoles. This also helps many to get through the lockdown: In this group, 31 percent said they had spent more time with it since Corona.

Movement: With all your muscles against the blues

E-sports are definitely not suitable for satisfying the physical urge to move. But other disciplines are booming during the pandemic: the bicycle as a rediscovered piece of sports equipment was already widely reported after the first wave in spring 2020. Some cities, including Berlin and London, temporarily closed the traffic areas that had become free to cyclists as so-called pop-up cycle paths.

In the slipstream of the bike, another rolling means of transport is booming: roller skates and inline skates. A London trader reported in the British newspaper “i news” that in 2020 he registered an unbelievable 1017 percent more demand on his website than in the previous year. The Berlin jam skater Oumi Janta went viral in June 2020 with a roller skating video from Tempelhofer Feld – in the meantime she has turned her hobby into a profession.

Closed fitness studios and not always inviting weather have also triggered a real run on exercise bikes, so that the increasing demand is reflected in the prices: Despite lower VAT, fitness equipment cost 13.1 percent more in December 2020 than in the same month of the previous year, according to the Federal Statistical Office. On average in 2020, prices were still 7.9 percent higher than in 2019. Many people in Germany are therefore using cross-trainers, treadmills and rowing machines as a result of the pandemic.

Handicraft: stitches instead of masks

Another occupation finally shook off its somewhat old-fashioned reputation during the lockdown: In the meantime, young people have also discovered knitting, crocheting and sewing for themselves. A month ago, the dpa news agency quoted an association spokeswoman as saying that 2020 was an “exceptional year” and that sales had gone up extremely.

Knitting is trendy

Textile designer Anne-Susanne Gueler was inspired by Normandy for this sweater

With Google Trends you can see how the search queries increased again from October – so in time that knitted Christmas gifts could still be finished in the “Lockdown Light”. The fact that there are now countless video tutorials for beginners also contributes to its success, and providers such as the Handarbeit Initiative provide free instructions and knitting patterns.

Creative: Lockdown in the studio

Screenshot Twitter Pianist Igor Levit House concerts in the Corona crisis

During the initial lockdown, pianist Igor Levit regularly streamed house concerts

Anyone with an artistic streak can pass the time in lockdown with new projects: Paul McCartney has recorded a solo album without any guest musicians, Taylor Swift has even released two albums in self-isolation.

If that’s too much of a challenge for you, the lockdown also offers time for smaller steps, for example picking up the dusty instrument more often. The writer Ian McEwan advised in the “Guardian” to just go offline for an hour and write with pen and notebook, for example to write down three memories or thoughts in detail. And who knows, maybe even more will come of it by the end of the pandemic?

The Dutch Instagram account Tussen Kunst en Quarantaine (“Between Art and Quarantine”) offers another idea: Here, photos sent by users are published in which they reproduce well-known paintings and take photos of themselves. The Guardian film critic Peter Bradshaw has another special idea for photo enthusiasts that only works at this time of year: He suggests photographing the tree in front of the window every day and later merging the images into a time-lapse video. It will then be seen how spring drives out the lockdown winter.

.

" ["date_timestamp"]=> int(1629978521) } [8]=> array(11) { ["title"]=> string(86) "New study gives insight into how often COVID-19 spreads through households – NovLink" ["link"]=> string(106) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/new-study-gives-insight-into-how-often-covid-19-spreads-through-households-novlink/" ["dc"]=> array(1) { ["creator"]=> string(12) "Betty Foster" } ["pubdate"]=> string(31) "Thu, 26 Aug 2021 11:41:28 +0000" ["category"]=> string(21) "Health & Science News" ["guid"]=> string(106) "https://fuzzyskunk.com/new-study-gives-insight-into-how-often-covid-19-spreads-through-households-novlink/" ["description"]=> string(115) "Journal Reference: Carla Cerami, Zachary R Popkin-Hall, Tyler Rapp, Kathleen Tompkins, Haoming Zhang, Meredith S..." ["content"]=> array(1) { ["encoded"]=> string(5400) "

Journal Reference:

  1. Carla Cerami, Zachary R Popkin-Hall, Tyler Rapp, Kathleen Tompkins, Haoming Zhang, Meredith S Muller, Christopher Basham, Maureen Whittelsey, Srijana B Chhetri, Judy Smith, Christy Litel, Kelly D Lin, Mehal Churiwal, Salman Khan, Rebecca Rubinstein, Faith Claman, Katie Mollan, David Wohl, Lakshmanane Premkumar, Kimberly A Powers, Jonathan J Juliano, Feng-Chang Lin, Jessica T Lin. Household transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in the United States: living density, viral load, and disproportionate impact on communities of color. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciab701

The observational study, conducted between April and October of 2020, followed 100 COVID-positive patients around the Raleigh, NC area and included a total of 208 additional household members. A household member was defined as someone who was staying in the same living space as the person who tested positive. Researchers tested other household members with PCR nasal swabs weekly for three weeks following the initial COVID case, or by a seroconversion antibody test at the fourth week. Excluding 73 household members who already tested positive for COVID when researchers got to their home, the secondary attack rate among household contacts was 32 percent.

“We think this number is actually much higher,” said Jessica Lin, MD, the study’s senior author and assistant professor in the UNC Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine. “Sometimes we were getting to households to test people four or five days after the initial COVID-positive person showed symptoms. By that time a lot of household members were already infected. But because that infection happened before we got there, we couldn’t include it in our data.”

This study also took place before the more infectious Delta variant was widely circulating in the U.S., leading Lin to believe the current secondary attack rate in households is significantly higher.

The majority of secondary cases occurred within the first week of the initial positive COVID test. Researchers found that these secondary cases shared a similar nasopharyngeal viral load, or the amount of virus a person had in their nose and throat.

“This means the viral load of the index case matters,” Lin said. “A higher viral load means it’s more likely that there will be secondary transmission in a household, and viral load is also an indication of how sick a person could get from the virus.”

The study also looked at living density — the concentration of people living within a household — as a factor that determined whether COVID spread to other household members. Of the participants enrolled in the study, 44 percent identified as Hispanic or non-white. Researchers found that minority households were more likely to experience a higher living density, and had a higher risk of secondary infection that white households.

“It’s very difficult to follow public health guidelines in some living situations,” Lin said. “If you have multiple people and generations sharing common areas or bedrooms, or say you are a single parent, it becomes nearly impossible to isolate or even physical distance.”

Lin says these findings all come back to one key message — vaccinations. The more people in a household that are vaccinated, the less likely the chance that secondary COVID infections occur. Even if one person is vaccinated, it helps, especially if the vaccinated person happens to be the first infection in a household. A person who has been vaccinated will most likely have a lower viral load, which will make it harder for the virus to infect other household members.

“Household transmission really is the main place where most people are getting COVID,” Lin said. “It’s spreading from their family and friends, people that are in their bubble and they feel safe with. When you get vaccinated, you aren’t just protecting yourself, you’re protecting those important people around you.”

This study was funded by the UNC COVID-19 Response Fund, the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS), and a UNC Gillings Innovation Lab Award.

New study gives insight into how often COVID-19 spreads through households

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Journal Reference:

  1. Carla Cerami, Zachary R Popkin-Hall, Tyler Rapp, Kathleen Tompkins, Haoming Zhang, Meredith S Muller, Christopher Basham, Maureen Whittelsey, Srijana B Chhetri, Judy Smith, Christy Litel, Kelly D Lin, Mehal Churiwal, Salman Khan, Rebecca Rubinstein, Faith Claman, Katie Mollan, David Wohl, Lakshmanane Premkumar, Kimberly A Powers, Jonathan J Juliano, Feng-Chang Lin, Jessica T Lin. Household transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in the United States: living density, viral load, and disproportionate impact on communities of color. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/cid/ciab701

The observational study, conducted between April and October of 2020, followed 100 COVID-positive patients around the Raleigh, NC area and included a total of 208 additional household members. A household member was defined as someone who was staying in the same living space as the person who tested positive. Researchers tested other household members with PCR nasal swabs weekly for three weeks following the initial COVID case, or by a seroconversion antibody test at the fourth week. Excluding 73 household members who already tested positive for COVID when researchers got to their home, the secondary attack rate among household contacts was 32 percent.

“We think this number is actually much higher,” said Jessica Lin, MD, the study’s senior author and assistant professor in the UNC Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases at the UNC School of Medicine. “Sometimes we were getting to households to test people four or five days after the initial COVID-positive person showed symptoms. By that time a lot of household members were already infected. But because that infection happened before we got there, we couldn’t include it in our data.”

This study also took place before the more infectious Delta variant was widely circulating in the U.S., leading Lin to believe the current secondary attack rate in households is significantly higher.

The majority of secondary cases occurred within the first week of the initial positive COVID test. Researchers found that these secondary cases shared a similar nasopharyngeal viral load, or the amount of virus a person had in their nose and throat.

“This means the viral load of the index case matters,” Lin said. “A higher viral load means it’s more likely that there will be secondary transmission in a household, and viral load is also an indication of how sick a person could get from the virus.”

The study also looked at living density — the concentration of people living within a household — as a factor that determined whether COVID spread to other household members. Of the participants enrolled in the study, 44 percent identified as Hispanic or non-white. Researchers found that minority households were more likely to experience a higher living density, and had a higher risk of secondary infection that white households.

“It’s very difficult to follow public health guidelines in some living situations,” Lin said. “If you have multiple people and generations sharing common areas or bedrooms, or say you are a single parent, it becomes nearly impossible to isolate or even physical distance.”

Lin says these findings all come back to one key message — vaccinations. The more people in a household that are vaccinated, the less likely the chance that secondary COVID infections occur. Even if one person is vaccinated, it helps, especially if the vaccinated person happens to be the first infection in a household. A person who has been vaccinated will most likely have a lower viral load, which will make it harder for the virus to infect other household members.

“Household transmission really is the main place where most people are getting COVID,” Lin said. “It’s spreading from their family and friends, people that are in their bubble and they feel safe with. When you get vaccinated, you aren’t just protecting yourself, you’re protecting those important people around you.”

This study was funded by the UNC COVID-19 Response Fund, the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute (NC TraCS), and a UNC Gillings Innovation Lab Award.

New study gives insight into how often COVID-19 spreads through households

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Everything happens very quickly at the Torrejon de Ardoz military base, near Madrid. Spain has set up a temporary camp there which receives Afghan employees exfiltrated from Kabul who have worked with its armed forces or its various agencies. “They had to stay a maximum of seventy-two hours before being referred to reception centers. We have managed to shorten the deadlines, and in most cases, they only spend twenty-four hours there ”, explains José Javier Sanchez Espinosa, social integration manager of the Spanish Red Cross, which manages part of the logistics of the operation.

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It is above all a question of freeing up as many places as possible in a minimum of time, because “We never know how many refugees will arrive each day”, adds Mr. Sanchez Espinosa. The tents set up last week by the Air Force in less than twenty-four hours can only accommodate just over 800 people at a time. “We have 60 places for Covid cases, but for the moment we have not needed them”, specifies the manager.

Spain has pledged to evacuate all those who assisted it in its mission in Afghanistan, whether they were the interpreters who worked with its military detachment or the employees of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development. (Aecid) as well as their relatives.

Dramatic scenes

But not everyone can be saved. “We are going to evacuate as many people as possible, [mais] there will be people who will stay there for reasons that do not depend on us ”, admitted the Spanish Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles. The latter described dramatic scenes at Kabul airport. To attract the attention of the Spanish soldiers, “We ask them to stay in a group and shout ‘Spain!’ or to wear something red ”, said the minister.

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The Torrejon base has also become the gateway for Afghan collaborators from the institutions of the European Union. EU Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said around 400 people will then be sent to different member states. They are for the moment only a minority among the exfiltrators. According to the latest official figures, Spain welcomed 1,546 people on Wednesday August 24, most of them Afghan collaborators from Madrid with their families (975), the rest having worked for the EU (146) and the United States. United (131).

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Everything happens very quickly at the Torrejon de Ardoz military base, near Madrid. Spain has set up a temporary camp there which receives Afghan employees exfiltrated from Kabul who have worked with its armed forces or its various agencies. “They had to stay a maximum of seventy-two hours before being referred to reception centers. We have managed to shorten the deadlines, and in most cases, they only spend twenty-four hours there ”, explains José Javier Sanchez Espinosa, social integration manager of the Spanish Red Cross, which manages part of the logistics of the operation.

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It is above all a question of freeing up as many places as possible in a minimum of time, because “We never know how many refugees will arrive each day”, adds Mr. Sanchez Espinosa. The tents set up last week by the Air Force in less than twenty-four hours can only accommodate just over 800 people at a time. “We have 60 places for Covid cases, but for the moment we have not needed them”, specifies the manager.

Spain has pledged to evacuate all those who assisted it in its mission in Afghanistan, whether they were the interpreters who worked with its military detachment or the employees of the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development. (Aecid) as well as their relatives.

Dramatic scenes

But not everyone can be saved. “We are going to evacuate as many people as possible, [mais] there will be people who will stay there for reasons that do not depend on us ”, admitted the Spanish Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles. The latter described dramatic scenes at Kabul airport. To attract the attention of the Spanish soldiers, “We ask them to stay in a group and shout ‘Spain!’ or to wear something red ”, said the minister.

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The Torrejon base has also become the gateway for Afghan collaborators from the institutions of the European Union. EU Foreign Minister Josep Borrell said around 400 people will then be sent to different member states. They are for the moment only a minority among the exfiltrators. According to the latest official figures, Spain welcomed 1,546 people on Wednesday August 24, most of them Afghan collaborators from Madrid with their families (975), the rest having worked for the EU (146) and the United States. United (131).

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