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Omicron strains circulating around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.Most of the strains are very similar to the original Covid variant – which first emerged in November last year – meaning they make no extra impact on severity or immunity.This was also the case for Delta which split into more than 200 sub-variants before Omicron overtook it as the most dominant variant. The first known version of Omicron is B.1.1.529 – which is what was dubbed a variant of concern by WHO.

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Elton John has tested positive for COVID-19. The singer took to social media on Tuesday to share the news. "Hi everyone, wanted to send a message to let you know that I have contracted COVID and so have had to reschedule my shows in Dallas," the 74-year-old wrote on Instagram Story.
AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 16: Elton John performs at Mt Smart Stadium on February 16, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand.

Latest news from Britain

Omicron strains circulating around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned.Most of the strains are very similar to the original Covid variant – which first emerged in November last year – meaning they make no extra impact on severity or immunity.This was also the case for Delta which split into more than 200 sub-variants before Omicron overtook it as the most dominant variant. The first known version of Omicron is B.1.1.529 – which is what was dubbed a variant of concern by WHO.
“Farewell Yellow Brick Road” tour.“It is with great regret that the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates in Dallas set for Tuesday, January 25 and Wednesday, January 26 must be postponed due to Elton recently testing positive for COVID-19,” the center posted on its website. The statement continued, “Fortunately, Elton is fully vaccinated and boosted, and is experiencing only mild symptoms. Fans should hold on to their tickets as they will be honored at the rescheduled dates to be announced soon. Elton and the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour look forward to returning to the stage shortly.“There is no word yet on when the dates will be rescheduled. His next tour stops include Little Rock, Arkansas, and Oklahoma City on Saturday and Sunday.The “Tiny Dancer” singer posted on his Instagram Stories Tuesday and broke the news to his fans.

Latest news from Canada

COVID-19 was reported in Toronto.It involved a man in his 50s who had recently travelled to Wuhan, China — the epicentre of the outbreak at the time.The man was being treated at Toronto’s Sunnybrook Hospital and his condition was reported to be stable, officials said.The case was later confirmed through secondary testing and it marked the beginning of an unprecedented period in Ontario and Canada as a whole. Canada’s 1st ‘presumptive’ case of new coronavirus discovered in Toronto News of the first “presumptive” case broke late on a Saturday afternoon.A hastily organized press conference with health officials was held not long after at Queen’s Park in downtown Toronto.It comprised of Ontario’s then-chief medical officer of health Dr.
Ukraine to leave the country as concerns continue to mount about the threat of a Russian incursion.That comes after Global Affairs Canada had on Monday declined to say whether such an order was coming, just hours before officials there updated the language in the advisory notice for Canadians still in Ukraine to “evaluate if (their) presence is essential.”“The safety and security of Canadians, our personnel and their families at our missions abroad is our top priority. Due to the ongoing Russian military buildup and destabilizing activities in and around Ukraine, we have decided to temporarily withdraw Canadian embassy staff’s children under 18 years of age and family members accompanying them,” said Global Affairs Canada in a statement.“Officials at Global Affairs Canada and at the Embassy of Canada to Ukraine in Kyiv will continue to closely monitor the situation.” Non-essential Canadians advised to leave Ukraine amid growing tensions with Russia The United States and United Kingdom both pulled the families of their diplomats in Ukraine out of the country earlier in the week, citing concerns about the potential for a Russian invasion.

Latest news from Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has emphasized that all efforts must be made to increase bilateral trade relations through making optimal use of the Pakistan-Sri Lanka Free Trade Agreement.He was talking to Minister of Trade of Dr. Bandula Gunawardhana and State Minister for Regional Cooperation, Tharaka Balasuriya, who paid a courtesy call on him in Islamabad on Tuesday (25).Fondly recalling his visit to Sri Lanka last year, the Prime Minister reaffirmed the strong fraternal relations that exist between the two countries.Stressing on the importance of regular high-level exchanges in strengthening bilateral cooperation the Prime Minister appreciated the initiative of Dr.
COLOMBO (News 1st); In a successful operation carried out in international waters south of Sri Lanka, the Navy managed to seize a haul of heroin, with 11 suspects and 02 local fishing vessels on 17th and 22nd January 2022 and they were brought to the port of Colombo on Tuesday (24).Defence Secretary, General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne and Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne were also present at the Colombo harbour to inspect the apprehended consignment of narcotics.The consignment heroin in 309 packages, which had been stuffed in 13 sacks, weighed approx. 343kg 456g (including packages).The street value of the seized consignment of illegal drugs is believed to be over Rs.

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Elton John has tested positive for COVID-19.The legendary singer, 74, has been forced to cancel two shows in Dallas, Texas, as a result, it was announced Tuesday.'It is with great regret that the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour dates in Dallas set for Tuesday, January 25 and Wednesday, January 26 must be postponed due to Elton recently testing positive for COVID-19,' a statement confirmed.'Fortunately, Elton is fully vaccinated and boosted, and is experiencing only mild symptoms. Fans should hold on to their tickets as they will be honored at the rescheduled dates to be announced soon.' Canceled:Elton John, 74, tests positive for COVID and is forced to cancel concerts in Dallas: 'He is fully vaccinated and is experiencing mild symptoms' (Pictured, January in New Orleans)'Elton and the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour look forward to returning to the stage shortly.' The flamboyant British rocker had only just resumed his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour on Jan 20., when he returned to the stage in New Orleans after a nearly two-year hiatus.Fans who purchased tickets have been told that they will be honored at a rescheduled date that will be announced in due course.Elton has been keeping busy during the pandemic, releasing a collaboration album aptly-titled The Lockdown Sessions, which he made during the first COVID-19 lockdown.
Johnny Vegas shares 'rough' update as he attempts to give up smoking in health kick - express.co.uk
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The card by Tom included the words, “To Dad, Tom.”“Dear Dad well done for stopping smoking. Love Tom”The youngster had also drawn a cigarette which was crossed out with two lines in the middle.Johnny has tried to quit his habit of smoking for well over four years but the father-of-two has constantly found himself reverting to his old ways.Back in 2019, the Benidorm star credited Madonna for helping him quit puffing on dozens of cigarettes a day, insisting that whenever he felt the urge to have a smoke, he’d begin dancing to the singer’s song Lucky Star.In an interview with Daily Star in November that year, Johnny claimed that just 10 seconds of breaking into a boogie to the pop song helped subside his urge for a cigarette."Every time I seriously consider having a cigarette I make myself dance for at least 10 seconds to her Lucky Star hit."It's not a good look for me and does actually help bolster the social embarrassment bit of my brain while it fights its corner against addiction.”Meanwhile, his tweet mentioning being rid of cigarettes for over three weeks was met with a positive reaction from fans who reacted in the comment section of the post.Some people went on to share their own experiences on trying to tackle their former and current habits with tobacco.“Having kids who told you off for smoking in the house worked a treat,” the Twitter user @Bubblesaroo quipped.Another user named @BoppyWalsh17 asserted that reading books helped them overcome their addiction to cigarettes.“When I stopped I really started struggling 3 or 4 weeks in, I read the Allan Carr Easy Way book at that point and it was the turning point,” they said.“The book that changed my life, worth a punt if you are unsteady at any point.