This year Vietnam has reported 16 bird flu outbreaks in the past 21 days, including 14 A/H5N6 outbreaks and 2 outbreaks A/H5N1 outbreaks in northern Hanoi city, northern Bac Ninh province, central Thanh Hoa province, central Nghe An province and southern Tra Vinh province. … [Read more...] about Bird flu outbreaks reported in southern Vietnam
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Thanh Hoá Province’s Veterinary Department said that it had co-ordinated with local authorities to quarantine and disinfect the farms and roads. Infected villages were sprayed every two days and non-infected villages every three days. … [Read more...] about Bird flu spreads in Thanh Hoá Province
Prof Catherine Bennett, the chair of epidemiology at Deakin University, says the isolation on Christmas Island or the mining accommodation in Darwin “appears almost draconian … but that’s the extra step of caution that’s protecting a lot of people, including healthcare workers”. She says there are limited places where people can go for quarantine, and without those facilities it would be harder for people to return home at all. … [Read more...] about ‘Things are changing so quickly’: will Australia cope with coronavirus if the worst happens?
The result of that complex, layered approach becomes evident in one of the film's most disturbing scenes in which Sionis, encouraged by Zsaz, torments a patron of female patron of his nightclub by making her dance on a tabletop after he has her clothing cut from her body. The horrifying scene is one that McGregor says that he hasn't been able to watch for himself, but Messina had nothing but praise for his co-star in that moment that, in many ways, encapsulated the two villains' relationship. … [Read more...] about Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey Actors Dive Deep Into Black Mask and Zsasz’s Relationship
The takeaway? Birds of Prey isn't a standard superhero movie and shouldn't be judged as one, but there's something more to consider as well when looking at how Birds of Prey is discussed. On Twitter, a few people have compared the language of how headlines have addressed Birds of Prey to the language used to describe a film with a similar budget and similar opening haul: Ford v Ferrari. In the case of Ford v Ferrari, it's opening weekend was described as "racing to first place" or as a "strong" opening with $31 million domestic while Birds of Prey had distinctly negative phrasing with words such as "disappoints" and "went astray" with its slightly better take of $33 million. Similar budget, both are smaller films with an action-oriented slant (though Ford v Ferrari features cars rather than brawling), Ford v Ferrari even had something that Birds of Prey did not have in the way of major star power with Christian Bale and Matt Damon in starring roles. One can even argue that they are … [Read more...] about We Need to Stop Calling Birds of Prey a Box Office Failure