•   
  •   
  •   

Canada “To the lake”, the Russian series which predicted the Covid… and worse

15:50  19 october  2020
15:50  19 october  2020 Source:   rfi.fr

Grab a Tissue! All the Deaths You Need to Prepare For During Netflix's The Haunting of Bly Manor

  Grab a Tissue! All the Deaths You Need to Prepare For During Netflix's The Haunting of Bly Manor There wouldn't exactly be a haunting on The Haunting of Bly Manor, which premiered on Netflix Oct.

In the past 24-hour period, Russia has surpassed its record for the most Covid -19 cases registered in one day. The previous peak was reached in mid-May However, some have questioned the accuracy of Russia ’s official data, with the number of excess deaths over the summer exceeding the Covid -19

Billionaire software tycoon Bill Gates has urged the US to prepare for a Covid -19 vaccine rollout by deputizing trusted community leaders to “reduce vaccine hesitancy In places like Nigeria we had to go to the religious leaders, talk to them, have them speak out, you know, vaccinate their children.

To The Lake est une série russe réalisée et diffusée en 2019. © Netflix To The Lake is a Russian series produced and broadcast in 2019.

It is a Russian television series which is a resounding success in the international, and its subject is undoubtedly for something. The characters are faced with a devastating pandemic and are forced to flee Moscow to escape the disease. Any resemblance to the Covid-19 is completely coincidental, since “To the lake” was produced and broadcast in 2019, before the virus made the rounds of the world.

From our correspondent in Moscow, Daniel Vallot

In the game of resemblances, the first episode of To the lake has some surprises in store: a deadly virus circulates with lightning speed and disrupts the lives of Muscovites, forced to wear masks and confine oneself.

College football coaches' COVID-19 pay cuts are not always what they seem

  College football coaches' COVID-19 pay cuts are not always what they seem USA TODAY Sports found temporary pay cuts range from as little as the elimination of an $80 monthly cell phone allowance to as much as $1.25 million.At Texas, athletics director Chris Del Conte announced that his department was laying off 35 employees and furloughing nearly a dozen more, but coach Tom Herman would be among those taking a voluntarily temporary salary reduction of roughly 15% of their pay. As North Carolina projected an eight-figure deficit in athletics, coach Mack Brown agreed to have his salary cut by 20%. And at Central Michigan, coach Jim McElwain agreed to give up 6% of his pay, which the school said was in line with other campus leaders.

Cancelled flights, rotten bananas, suspended food imports and cheap oil - here is our brief summary of the Covid -19 outbreak to date. If using any of Russia Beyond's content, partly or in full, always provide an active hyperlink to the original material.

Predicting what the COVID -19 pandemic will do to Russia and when it will give way to a new normal is unusually hard. The only way to make predictions on that scale is to use models that expand on highly incomplete data, and those models are typically the territory of epidemiological researchers.

Very quickly, however, fiction exceeds reality and the series goes far beyond what we are experiencing with the Covid-19. The authorities are totally overwhelmed, and chaos sets in in Moscow and throughout Russia. A small group of Muscovites then tries to flee the city and reach a lake lost in the North, in Karelia. They will take eight episodes to achieve this (or not). Based on the plot of Vogonzero, a Russian book published in the early 2010s, the series was filmed before the start of the Covid-19 pandemic - and the authors never imagined for a second that their narrative starting point would be. "Caught up" by reality from the broadcast of the first episodes in December 2019.

The series is very successful in Russia, but international recognition does not occur until October 2020, with its broadcast on Netflix. Because the success is as overwhelming as the mysterious virus that mows down the characters: according to aggregator Flixpatrol.com, the series is already in the Top 5 of the most viewed programs by the American platform.

Coronavirus live updates: 1,055 new cases bring the total number of infections over 90,000

  Coronavirus live updates: 1,055 new cases bring the total number of infections over 90,000 This post will be updated throughout the day Friday, Oct. 16. Questions/comments: rbruemmer@postmedia.com Top updates Two more McDonald’s forced to close Quebec records 1,055 new cases, 14 deaths COVID is no excuse to impose inhumane measures on the elderly: column Rate of hospitalizations expected to stabilize in Quebec: report Sweden’s COVID-19 experience offers important insights: Selley Jewish General Hospital seeing new types of COVID-19 patients 12:45 p.m. Canada averaging 20 deaths a day Canada has been averaging roughly 20 deaths a day caused by COVID-19 over the last week, Canada’s chief public health officer Dr.

As a lot of key economies emerge from Covid -19 lockdowns, the financial cost of the pandemic is becoming Russian economy away from domestic services and extraction sectors. Absent aggressive tilting in the The OECD uses an exchange rate of 25 rubles to the dollar to measure Russian PPP.

In February, US Covid guru Anthony Fauci predicted the virus was ‘akin to a severe flu’ and would therefore kill around 0.1 percent of people. Then, just 11 days later, the fatality rate predictions somehow became 10 times WORSE . Author’s Note

Second season

To broadcast "To the lake", Netflix would have spent $ 1.5 million according to the newspaper Kommersant, which is a record for a Russian series. The American platform certainly wanted to enrich its offering on the occasion of the launch this fall of its Russian version. But she also bet on a quality series whose subject matter could not help but intrigue.

Extra boost, the master of suspense Stephen King himself praised the series on Twitter. It is true that "To the lake" presents all the qualities of a catchy, well paced series, with breathtaking landscapes and remarkable Russian actors (some will recognize the formidable Maryana Spivak, seen in fault of love, of Andreï Zviaguintsev and in the French series Le Bureau des Légendes ).

With the success of To the Lake, unprecedented for a Russian program, the sequel will obviously be eagerly awaited. Asked by the Meduza site, the authors admit having been forced to take into account their own experience and what they themselves had experienced during the lockdown, when writing this second season.

Coronavirus live updates: ‘Chances are low’ that restaurants in red zones can reopen on Oct. 29, Legault says .
Check this post throughout the day on Thursday, Oct. 22. Questions/comments: ariga@postmedia.com Top updates ‘Chances are low’ that restaurants in red zones can reopen on Oct. 29, Legault says 54 workers at Quebec meat plant test positive Quebec deploys emergency teams to 4 CHSLDs struggling with outbreaks Plante offers free parking to spur local holiday shopping Quebec reports 1,033 new cases, 20 more deaths Without financial aid, Tourism Montreal fears hotels will permanently close Subscribe to our nightly newsletter More below 4:20 p.m.

usr: 20
This is interesting!