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WHO official says COVID-19 vaccine efficacy reducing against Delta variant...
WHO epidemiologist on Monday said that the COVID-19 vaccines are showing signs of reduced efficacy against the Delta variant of the coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-22 17:48 UTC
Iran Seizes 7,000 Bitcoin Mining Machines...
Iranian police have reportedly seized 7,000 bitcoin mining machines operating illegally in the country. The machines were found in an abandoned factory west of the capital. 7,000 cryptocurrency mining machines have been seized by Iranian authorities, stat
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-22 17:40 UTC
Brazil set to pass half a million COVID-19 deaths...
Brazil's death toll from COVID-19 is expected to pass 500,000 on Saturday as experts warn that the world's second-deadliest outbreak may worsen due to delayed vaccinations and the government's refusal to back social distancing measures. Brazil
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-19 14:54 UTC
New virus variant in Michigan, racing against vaccination rate...
The "delta variant" makes up 90% of cases in the UK. Now, it's spreading in the United States.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-18 21:34 UTC
The COVID-19 Delta variant: What you need to know...
This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officially declared the Delta variant, a coronavirus strain first detected in India, "a variant of concern." This designation is given to variants shown to be more transmissible than the or
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-18 16:18 UTC
Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines don't lower sperm count, study says...
Men who received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine did not see a drop in sperm count or quality, a new study found.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-18 16:16 UTC
Australians in their 50s 'relieved' to be offered Pfizer vaccines, experts question time taken to change advice...
Australians in their 50s who had been reluctant to get the AstraZeneca vaccine say they are "relieved" to be given access to Pfizer doses instead.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-18 16:15 UTC
MP Derek Sloan news conference raising concerns about censorship of doctors and scientists...
Independent MP Derek Sloan holds a news conference on Parliament Hill to raise concerns about the alleged censorship of doctors and scientists as well as medical information related to vaccines. The Ontario MP has been critical of lockdowns that have been in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and also sponsored a petition questioning the safety of COVID-19 vaccines. He is joined by a trio of trio of doctors and scientists.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-18 15:28 UTC
Fact Check-British Airways is not in 'crisis talks' with the government over vaccinated pilots...
Reuters presented the claims to British Airways, which said they were unfounded and that no such talks were underway with the government. The spokesperson, however, confirmed the authenticity of the four condolence books, as four company pilots had recently passed away. “Our thoughts are with their
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-18 01:24 UTC
COVID Likely Circulated In December 2019 In Massachusetts, NIH Researchers Find...
Researchers have found more evidence that coronavirus was circulating at low levels across the United States as early as December 2019 -- weeks before the first officially reported cases.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-16 02:29 UTC
Ukraine announces intentions to become a part of NATO, Biden non-commital...
Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the Ukraine's president, has tweeted on Monday that his nation would like to become the newest member of NATO, the international military alliance originally formed against the Communist Soviet Union.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-14 20:34 UTC
Covid 19 coronavirus: No charges for Perth traveller who broke transtasman bubble rules...
Police are still considering whether three travellers from Melbourne will face charges.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-09 17:52 UTC
Covid-19: 'Good news for New Zealanders' following study that looked at blood clotting events after vaccination...
A new study in Scotland has found the Pfizer vaccine is not associated with a condition that affects the blood, and other clotting and bleeding events.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-09 17:50 UTC
China returns to strict COVID-19 restrictions as it battles a new virus outbreak...
Foreign businesses worry that tough quarantines and restrictions could persist into next year as Beijing struggles with variants and questions about its vaccines.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-06-09 17:48 UTC
Is Newly Launched American Social Media Platform, WawWoo, Really Better Than Facebook?...
Is Newly Launched American Social Media Platform, WawWoo, Really Better Than Facebook? Internet users around the world is all excited about the launch of the n
By Wisdomlaw on 2021-05-22 08:25 UTC
Entire families wiped out by COVID as virus races through rural India...
India's total virus cases swept past 25 million on Tuesday as the country registered more than 260,000 new cases and a record 4,329 deaths in the past 24 hours.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-18 13:46 UTC
Independent News Site In Belarus Raided As Crackdown Escalates...
Financial police in Belarus have launched a probe against the country's largest independent online media outlet, Tut.by, another sign of the escalating crackdown on the country's pro-democracy movements and free media.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-18 13:44 UTC
Death toll climbs as calls for an Israel-Hamas cease-fire go unheeded...
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Palestinians vent anger in a "day of rage," risking new clashes as Israelis face more rocket fire and their military reduces neigborhoods in Gaza to rubble.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-18 13:43 UTC
Israel strikes Gaza, Hamas fires rockets after hundreds of Palestinians wounded in clashes...
Israel's army said it launched airstrikes on Gaza, in response to rockets fired by Hamas militants after hundreds of Palestinians were hurt in clashes at a religious site.
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-05-10 21:31 UTC
The backlog at the Suez Canal stood at around 400 ships when the Ever Given was freed, and could take a week to clear...
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Around 400 ships were waiting to get through the Suez Canal as of Monday.The Ever Given container ship was blocking the path for almost a week.It's now fee,
By Anonymous Submission on 2021-03-29 15:35 UTC
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