Mary and Jesus in the Eyes of Chinese Painters

Mary and Jesus in the Eyes of Chinese Painters

When Italian missionary Matteo Ricci arrived in China in 1583, he carried a mission with him: to forge a bridge for cultural exchanges between the West and the East that could change the course of history. Ricci achieved success, his arrival marking the beginning of the spread of Western books and art in the late … Read more

Paterson School District will bring back its mask mandate in the new year amid rising COVID, RSV, flu cases

Paterson School District will bring back its mask mandate in the new year amid rising COVID, RSV, flu cases

PATERSON, New Jersey (WABC) — New Jersey’s fourth largest school district is bringing back an old mandate in the new year. Starting January 3, Paterson School District will be requiring everyone who enters into a school building to wear a face mask. The mandate will be reinstated as students and staff return from their winter … Read more

COVID cases, hospitalizations rise in LA County

COVID cases, hospitalizations rise in LA County

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Coronavirus metrics in Los Angeles County rose across the board Thursday, with the Department of Public Health reporting 3,968 new cases, along with 1,269 additional virus-related hospitalizations and 25 more COVID-related deaths. What You Need To Know Thursday’s daily case number represented a jump of 1,830 from Wednesday The 25 virus-related … Read more

COVID-19 rules for Chinese travellers set to be rolled out across the globe | The World – ABC News (Australia)

COVID-19 rules for Chinese travellers set to be rolled out across the globe | The World – ABC News (Australia)

COVID-19 rules for Chinese travellers set to be rolled out across the globe | The World  ABC News (Australia) PM flags changes to COVID-19 testing requirement for China travellers after US announcement  9News Push for new Covid rules for one group  news.com.au China to resume issuing passports and visas in roll back of zero-COVID controls  ABC News View Full … Read more

LA County Logs Nearly 7,000 New COVID Cases Over Holiday Weekend – NBC Los Angeles

LA County Logs Nearly 7,000 New COVID Cases Over Holiday Weekend – NBC Los Angeles

Los Angeles County reported nearly 7,000 new COVID-19 infections over the holiday weekend along with 39 more virus-related deaths in its latest data. The county Department of Public Health logged 3,257 infections on Saturday, 1,932 Sunday, 1,137 Monday and 668 Tuesday. The new cases gave the county an official total from throughout the pandemic of … Read more

CDC – NBC Los Angeles

CDC – NBC Los Angeles

The U.S. announced new COVID-19 testing requirements Wednesday for all travelers from China, joining other nations imposing restrictions because of a surge of infections. The increase in cases across China follows the rollback of the nation’s strict anti-virus controls. China’s “zero COVID” policies had kept the country’s infection rate low but fueled public frustration and … Read more

US to require travelers from China to show negative Covid-19 test result before flight

US to require travelers from China to show negative Covid-19 test result before flight

CNN  —  The United States will require all travelers from China to show a negative Covid-19 test result before flying to the country as Beijing’s rapid easing of Covid-19 restrictions leads to a surge in cases. Passengers flying to the US from China will need to get a test no more than two days before … Read more

A Dangerous Moment in the Hollywood Economy

A Dangerous Moment in the Hollywood Economy

Though many excellent movies were released in theatres in 2022, most of them hardly registered on the Hollywood economic scale. In the current environment, few good movies are likely to make money the old-fashioned way, in theatres; meanwhile, the new-fashioned way of streaming doesn’t seem to reliably channel money to producers and distributors. The practice … Read more

Covid-19: China’s surge in cases hits factories and consumer market

Covid-19: China’s surge in cases hits factories and consumer market

Hong Kong CNN  —  China’s economy is under severe strain as a wave of Covid cases sweeps across the country. Since the world’s second largest economy drastically eased its Covid restrictions earlier this month, there has been no clear data on the extent of the virus’ spread on the national level. But several cities and … Read more

Pack these snacks, says nutritionist

Pack these snacks, says nutritionist

Travelers have a host of pathogens to dodge this winter, including the “tripledemic” of infections caused by Covid-19, flu and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus). But there are steps people can take to reduce their chances of getting sick, say health specialists at Spain’s SHA Wellness Clinic. The key is to develop “a resilient immune system … Read more