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From poster child to laggard: Charts show Asia is far behind the West in vaccinations

A doctor walks past the banner announcing a Covid-19 vaccination drive in Hyderabad, India on May 28, 2021. Noah Seelam | AFP | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Asia-Pacific is struggling to vaccinate its population as Covid-19 infections rise rapidly in many places around the region, some at record-breaking levels. Many Asian governments had problems securing… Read More »

Calories Burned From Skiing Calculator

How many calories does skiing burn? How many calories burned skiing depends on the level of effort you’re exerting, your body weight and the terrain you’re skiing on. Downhill skiing will burn approximately 300 to 600 calories per hour, although it depends on your body weight. A downhill skier weighing 155 pounds can burn 446… Read More »

‘Masks should be banned from classrooms as they mean deaf daughter can’t learn’

Lexie Hubbock was born deaf and has been wearing hearing aids since she was four months old. Now 12, she’s had hearing tests and operations on her ears throughout her life, being fitted with a cochlear implant in October 2020. The electronic device, which bypasses normal hearing in favour of electric signals which stimulate the… Read More »