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22 September 2022 Security News

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  • 'Hurricane Hunters' Fly Fiona Mission DoD News 22 Sep 2022 -- Airmen assigned to the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron deployed to the U.S. Virgin Islands as they collect data on Hurricane Fiona while it remains a threat to land.
  • VOA Interview: NSC Official Anne Neuberger on Ukraine, Cyber Defense VOA 22 Sep 2022 -- With Russian President Vladimir Putin accelerating war efforts and threatening to use nuclear weapons, White House Bureau Chief Patsy Widakuswara spoke with Anne Neuberger, deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging technology at the Biden administration's National Security Council, on the possibility of increased cyber warfare on Ukraine and her allies. Neuberger also spoke of the recent Iranian cyberattacks on Albania, and the administration's view of NATO's collective defense principle in cyber warfare.
  • Seven Ebola cases, one death confirmed in Uganda, WHO scales up response UN News 22 Sep 2022 -- The UN health agency, WHO, announced on Wednesday that it is speeding up efforts to respond to a fresh outbreak of the deadly, infectious Ebola disease in Uganda.

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  • National Guard assists with flood recovery in Western Alaska Army News 22 Sep 2022 -- More than 100 members of Joint Task Force Alaska deployed to the hub communities of Bethel and Nome Sept. 21 to support flood recovery efforts across Western Alaska in the wake of Typhoon Merbok.
  • China

  • China's Anti-COVID Policies in Tibet Trigger Resentment, Rare Online Outcry VOA 22 Sep 2022 -- The harsh COVID-19 containment restrictions China is imposing across Tibet are leading to public resentment in the capital of Lhasa, where residents who have tested positive are being quarantined in empty stadiums, schools, warehouses and unfinished buildings.
  • India

  • India's Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage exceeds 217.11 Cr India PIB 22 Sep 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has exceeded 217.11 Cr (2,17,11,36,934) as per provisional reports till 7 am today.
  • COVID - 19 Vaccination Update - Day 615 India PIB 22 Sep 2022 -- India's COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 217.24 Crore (2,17,24,02,780) today. More than 11 lakh (11,72,455) Vaccine Doses have been administered till 7 pm today. The daily vaccination tally is expected to increase with the compilation of the final reports for the day by late tonight.
  • Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Availability in States/UTs India PIB 22 Sep 2022 -- The Union Government is committed to accelerating the pace and expanding the scope of COVID-19 vaccination throughout the country. The nationwide COVID 19 vaccination started on 16th January 2021. The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced from 21st June 2021. The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.
  • COVID-19 UPDATE India PIB 22 Sep 2022
  • Iran

  • COVID death toll becomes single-digit in Iran IRNA 22 Sep 2022 -- The number of deaths from the coronavirus pandemic in Iran declined with 6 more Iranians killed by the deadly disease over the past 24 hours, Iran's Health Ministry announced on Thursday.
  • Japan

  • Japan to Ease COVID Border Controls to Boost Tourism VOA 22 Sep 2022 -- Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Thursday that Japan will abolish a series of COVID-19 border restrictions in hopes of reviving its tourism industry.
  • Taiwan

  • Taiwan reports 42,470 new COVID-19 cases, 59 deaths CNA 22 Sep 2022 -- Taiwan reported 42,470 new COVID-19 infections and 59 deaths from the disease on Thursday, according to the Central Epidemic Command Centers (CECC).

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