You’re likely to hear the term vitamin D thrown around a lot: “I need to top up my vitamin D levels” “Get to the beach to dose up on vitamin D”. Whether you’re in the northern or southern hemisphere, it’s worth keeping your eye on how much or how little of this sunshine vitamin you’re getting. And how for that matter. Because the health benefits go way beyond good bone health and a little feel-good factor.
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Byrd, who often appeared in Spike Lee's movies, was found dead early Saturday.
Actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd, who appeared in several Spike Lee films, was found shot to death in Atlanta over the weekend, authorities said. He was 70.
As news of President Donald Trump's shock diagnosis with Covid-19 spread Friday, the experience of United Kingdom Prime Minster Boris Johnson, who tested positive six months ago, could offer a clue to what might come next.
Johnson, 55, announced on March 27, at the height of the pandemic in the U.K., that he was suffering "mild" symptoms and would self-isolate while continuing to work. He was thought to be the first world leader confirmed to have contracted Covid-19.
Christin Evans was suddenly awakened in the early hours of Sept. 14 by the sound of campus police storming into her dorm room at Stephen F. Austin State University with guns drawn and bright lights shining into her eyes.
A resident adviser had called campus police after a group of students, which included Evans’ three White roommates, said that Evans, who is Black, had threatened them, her lawyer, Randall Kallinen, said at a news conference on Monday.
As part of the COVID-19 protocols, the French Open organisers have told all participants to stay in two designated hotels, unlike the U.S. Open which allowed staying in private accommodation.
Williams was one of the players who rented a private home for the tournament at Flushing Meadows.
“It’s definitely weird. This has always been my home away from home. I always loved being here,” Williams told reporters on Saturday.
The World Health Organization gave China its support and understanding to start administering experimental coronavirus vaccines to people while clinical trials were still underway, a Chinese health official said on Friday.
China launched its emergency programme in July, having communicated with the WHO in late June, according to Zheng Zhongwei, a National Health Commission official.
By declining to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, President Trump has agitated many who fear he will refuse to leave office even if he loses the November election — and may even resort to violence. The terrifying reality is that there are also several mechanisms that are legal and constitutional that could enable Trump to stay in office without actually winning the vote.
At least 28 people were killed on Wednesday when a gas tanker exploded in the central Nigerian state of Kogi and started a blaze, a road safety agency official said.
Bisi Kazeem, spokesman for the Federal Road Safety Corp (FRSC), said nine children were involved in the accident, which happened opposite a petrol station along Lokoja-Zariagi highway in the state.
Botswana aims to introduce Swahili language in the southern African country's local schools, a senior official said Tuesday.
At a language teaching workshop in Francistown, Botswana's second-largest city, Fidelis Molao, Botswana's Minister of Basic Education, said that Swahili language will be introduced in schools in future.
Ethiopia has agreed to purchase 1.5 million coronavirus testing kits that will be manufactured at a factory in the African country that has been newly built by China's BGI Group, China's state media agency Xinhua said late on Tuesday.