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Royal Caribbean halts hiring in India, suspends Indian crew assignments as Covid cases surge

The Mariner of the Seas cruise ship, operated by Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., shown in 2018. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images Royal Caribbean Cruises is temporarily suspending all assignments for its staff from India and will halt hiring in the country, amid a surge of Covid-19 cases there, according to a report by Crew… Read More »

Vic has no virus deaths, no new cases

Victoria has had its second-straight day of no coronavirus deaths and no new cases. The last virus death was on October 19 and the state toll remains at 817, with the national figure on 905. The clean sheet comes the day after Premier Daniel Andrews announced a widespread easing of Melbourne’s restrictions, effective at midnight,… Read More »

1 In 3 Dementia Cases Can Be Prevented

According to an expert report, a third of dementia cases worldwide could be prevented by the management of lifestyle factors such as smoking, hearing loss, depression and hypertension. The benefits of nonpharmacologic interventions such as exercise and social contact for dementia patients are also highlighted in the report.[1] 24 international experts were brought together to… Read More »