Covid-19 jab protection wanes within six months, say UK researchers

Jackpot hari ini Result HK 2020 - 2021. LONDON (REUTERS) - Protection against Covid-19 offered by two doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech and the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines begins to fade within six months, underscoring the need for booster shots, according to researchers in Britain. After five to six months, the effectiveness of the Pfizer jab at preventing Covid-19 infection in the month after the second dose fell from 88 per cent...
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Branson’s Virgin Orbit to go public through US$3.2 billion Spac merger

Bonus harian di Keluaran HK 2020 - 2021. CALIFORNIA (REUTERS) - Billionaire Richard Branson's Virgin Orbit, a small satellite launch service provider, is going public through a merger with a blank-check vehicle that values it at about US$3.2 billion (S$4.34 billion). The deal with NextGen Acquisition Corp. II, announced on Monday, includes US$100 million in funding from Boeing Co, AE Industrial Partners and others in the form of private investment...
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Turkey reinforces border to block any Afghan migrant wave

Jackpot hari ini Result HK 2020 - 2021. VAN, TURKEY (REUTERS) - Afghans who manage to make the weeks-long journey through Iran on foot to the Turkish border face a 3m-high wall, ditches or barbed wire as the Turkish authorities step up efforts to block any refugee influx into the country. The beefed-up border measures in Turkey, which already hosts nearly four million Syrian refugees and is a staging post for...
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Why the vaccinated are worried about Covid-19 breakthrough infections

Jackpot hari ini Result SGP 2020 - 2021. WASHINGTON (BLOOMBERG) - People who are vaccinated against Covid-19 appear to be getting the virus at a surprisingly high rate. But exactly how often is not clear, nor is it certain how likely they are to spread the virus to others.  Now, there is growing concern that vaccinated people may be more vulnerable to serious illness than previously thought. There is a...
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Blindsided abroad: Vaccinated but catching Covid-19 on a trip to Europe

Bonus harian di Keluaran HK 2020 - 2021. ATHENS (NYTIMES) - Ms April DeMuth and her partner, Mr Warren Watson, had just finished what they described as the perfect vacation in Greece when they took a coronavirus test at the Athens airport. They had spent their days sipping coffee on their hotel balcony overlooking the Venetian windmills in Mykonos, driving buggies across red sand beaches in Santorini, watching the Parthenon...
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Death toll crosses 2,000 in quake-stricken Haiti

Jackpot hari ini Result SGP 2020 - 2021. PORT-AU-PRINCE (AFP) - The death toll from a massive earthquake in Haiti soared past 2,000 on Wednesday (Aug 18) as relief workers warned of challenges to aid efforts five days after thousands of people were left homeless. The number of people killed in Saturday's devastating quake has risen by almost 250 to 2,189, the country's civil protection agency said. "There are around...
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The Taleban could be different this time, Britain’s army chief says

Info seputar SGP Hari Ini 2020 - 2021. LONDON (REUTERS) - The world should give the Taleban the space to form a new government in Afghanistan and may discover that the insurgents cast as militants by the West for decades have become more reasonable, the head of the British army said on Wednesday (Aug 18). The leaders of the Taleban will show themselves to the world, an official of the...
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Britain tells Taleban: Militants must never attack West from Afghanistan

Jackpot hari ini Result SGP 2020 - 2021. LONDON (REUTERS) - Britain cautioned the Taleban on Tuesday (Aug 17) that Afghanistan must never be used to launch terror attacks. It added that the West must try to positively influence the insurgents who have grabbed power after the United States withdrew its forces. Britain fears the Taleban's return and the vacuum left by the West's chaotic withdrawal will allow militants from...
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As Covid-19 Delta variant delays return to offices, many in US don’t mind

Info seputar HK Hari Ini 2020 - 2021. WASHINGTON (AFP) - When Mr Romain Daubec and his wife, Monica, left San Francisco last summer for Denver, Colorado, they thought their telework hundreds of miles from their offices would last no more than a half-year. But the stunningly rapid spread of the Delta variant of Covid-19 has them settling in for a new way of life that now, they say, feels...
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Afghanistan spiralling into failed state where Al-Qaeda will thrive, says UK

Dapatkan promo member baru Pengeluaran SDY 2020 - 2021. LONDON (REUTERS) - Afghanistan is spiralling into a failed state and a civil war in which militant groups such as Al-Qaeda will thrive and likely pose a threat again to the West, Britain's Defence Minister said on Friday (Aug 13). After a 20-year war in Afghanistan, the United States has withdrawn most of its troops, allowing Taleban forces to sweep across...
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