Feeling Pandemic Fatigue? Here's How to Boost Your Mental Health While Stuck at Home

Products featured are independently selected by our editorial team and we may earn a commission from purchases made from our links; the retailer may also receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes. After months of adjusting our daily lives to the coronavirus, it’s okay to still not be feeling 100—even if you’ve become a pro at masking up, washing your

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Olympics: Vaccines 'encouraged' but not compulsory for athletes at Tokyo: IOC VP Coates

MELBOURNE (REUTERS) – Athletes are being encouraged to get vaccinated against Covid-19 ahead of the Tokyo Olympics but it will not be compulsory, International Olympic Committee vice-president John Coates said on Thursday (Feb 25). “Not compulsory, we can’t do that,” Coates, head of the IOC’s Coordination Commission for the Tokyo Games, told reporters in Brisbane. “But it is certainly being

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Covid 19 coronavirus: NZ’s ‘unacceptable’ risk higher than Australia’s – study

New Zealand faces an “unacceptably high” risk of as many as nearly three border breaches each month – and by some measures the country is more threatened than Australia. That’s according to a new analysis by public health researchers on both sides of the Tasman, who warn that risk of new Covid-19 incursions is growing even with vaccinations and call

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Wales to extend Covid lockdown for three weeks sparking fears England will too

The Daily Star’s FREE newsletter is spectacular! Sign up today for the best stories straight to your inbox Wales faces at least three more weeks of lockdown. On Friday, First Minister Mark Drakeford will announce coronavirus restrictions will not be eased this month and residents must continue to stay-at-home. It is likely to spark fears Boris Johnson's presentation of a

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Canada fines two air passengers for false Covid-19 tests

MONTREAL (REUTERS) – Canada has fined two passengers for presenting a false or misleading Covid-19 test before boarding a flight to the country, the first time travellers have been hit since the introduction in January of mandatory pre-departure negative tests, the Canadian transport regulator said on Thursday (Feb 18). One of the passengers was fined C$10,000 (S$10,400) while the other

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Kate Snow Investigates the Pandemic's Effect on Teen Mental Health: 'Our Kids Are Struggling'

NBC News senior national correspondent Kate Snow is investigating how education during the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting mental health among teenagers. In the network's weeklong series, "Kids Under Pressure," Snow, who also anchors the Sunday edition of NBC Nightly News, looks into the results of a study done in partnership with Challenge Success, a nonprofit of Stanford Graduate's School of Education.

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Coronavirus lockdown a lonely time for Jerusalem zoo animals

Slideshow ( 5 images )JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Peering through enclosure windows, they were a popular source of entertainment at Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo. But the human visitors haven’t been around for a month, since the start of a national coronavirus lockdown in Israel, and the animals miss staring at them, zoo keepers say. “They are sitting above, they are playing with

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