The Daily Populous

Monday January 17th, 2022 evening edition

image for No vaccine, no French Open for Djokovic as rules tighten

The Serbian, who has not been vaccinated, was deported from Australia on Sunday ahead of the Australian Open after losing a court case to have the cancellation of his visa overturned.

"At least it's clear what's going to happen," he told reporters after winning his opening match at Melbourne Park on Monday.

"At least they're saying, 'OK, no unvaccinated players are allowed to play in the French Open.'.

"We know that now in advance, and I can imagine there's not going to be any exemptions, and that's OK.".

The next tournament on Djokovic's calendar is likely to be the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships from Feb. 21-26.

A U.S. Open representative said last week that the year's final major would follow New York City Department of Health guidelines.

Spain requires visitors to prove they have been vaccinated, had a recent negative test, or have immunity based on recovery. »

Uganda to immunise 8 million children against polio

Authored by

Uganda is set to immunise about eight million children below the age of five during the polio vaccination campaign which kicks off today.

There is a big number of unvaccinated and under vaccinated children under five years,” she said.

Last year in August 2021, Uganda announced that there was a polio outbreak in the country after samples on faecal matter collected from Lubingi tested positive. »

CD Projekt Red Has Started To Prepare For A Major Cyberpunk 2077 Update On PC

Authored by

Cyberpunk 2077 appears to be in line to get a patch on PC and possibly consoles as CD Projekt Red is updating its internal builds on Steam.

The last time a major update was released for Cyberpunk 2077 was back in August with the launch of patch 1.3.

CD Projekt Red has promised a large update for Cyberpunk 2077 later this year along with the launch of the next-generation console version. »

Japanese firefighter has his pay slashed after officials discover his YouTube gaming channel

Authored by
image for

A firefighter in Japan has had his budding career as a gamer cut short after city officials discovered his YouTube channel.

By October 2021 he had amassed around 15,000 subscribers and made over ¥1 million (€8,700) in advertising revenue, according to Japanese newspaper the Mainichi Shimbun.

But in that same month, city officials in Wakayama received an anonymous tip-off about the firefighter's channel, prompting an investigation. »

Judge shames 72-year-old cancer patient for overgrown yard

Authored by
image for

HAMTRAMCK, Mich. (WDIV) - A Michigan judge is being criticized after she berated a 72-year-old cancer patient for not cleaning up his lawn.

Defendant Burhan Chowdhury, 72, is a cancer patient who is undergoing chemotherapy.

He explained that his father is a cancer patient who is undergoing chemotherapy, and that leaves him too weak to go out and clear overgrown plants. »