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Covid vaccine grows less effective, but still prevents severe disease: BioNTech

font size BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin. Bernd von Guterczynka/Paul/AFP via Getty Images Protection provided by Pfizer And Biotechnology‘s BioNTech CEO says Covid-19 vaccine is down due to delta variant The Wall Street Journal in an…

Senators trying to close a deal on infrastructure package

WASHINGTON – Lawmakers pushed to finalize an infrastructure agreement Sunday, but said they were still struggling to resolve a dispute over how much to increase public transportation funding, an obstacle that could delay their goal…

US drops visa fraud cases against five Chinese researchers

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department has dropped cases against five visiting scholars accused of concealing their ties to the Chinese military, in a major setback to historic efforts. Uprooting alleged Chinese intelligence collection in the…

The bill could strip social media from protecting false health information

Washington – Senator. Amy Klobuchar introduced a bill Thursday that would strip internet platforms like Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. of liability protection if its technology disseminates false information about Corona Virus Vaccines or other…

Biden administration blames China-linked hackers for Microsoft cyber attack

WASHINGTON – The Biden administration on Monday publicly blamed hackers for China’s main intelligence service long range cyber attack On the Microsoft Corp. email program. This year, as part of a global effort to denounce…

South China Morning Post – Journalist and rights activist among Israeli firm’s spyware targets

Journalists and rights activists involved in the Israeli firm’s spyware targetsSouth China Morning Post .

WHO panel issues gene-editing standards aimed at avoiding DNA dystopia

An advisory panel of WHO experts on Monday released two new reports recommending implementation of global standards aimed at preventing unfair and dangerous uses of Crispr and other gene-editing technologies. The reports call for efforts…

Bat scientists warn the world may never know the origins of Covid-19

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, scientists around the world have struggled to determine the origin of the coronavirus that caused it. Linfa Wang knows she may never succeed. Dr. Wang, a professor in…

These countries are looking to live with Covid-19

A handful of countries, including the United States, are leading the way toward a future in which Covid-19 has faded into the background. Even if it is highly contagious Delta type of corona virus Pushing…

Young Americans are not vaccinated, putting the fight against Covid-19 at risk

Millions of Americans have rolled up their sleeves to get vaccinated against Covid-19, but one group is far behind: young people. Their hesitation is an important part of the reason The United States has missed…

New studies find that the risk of developing Covid-19 or becoming seriously ill in children remains very low

Children are at very low risk of dying from Covid-19, according to some of the most comprehensive studies to date, which suggest the threat may be lower than previously thought. One study found that about…
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