Vaccinating adults has double benefit of protecting children against Covid

Vaccinating adults has double benefit of protecting children against Covid

Unvaccinated children seem to be reaping the benefits of mass Covid-19 vaccination programmes in many parts of the world. Infections in children have fallen as adults get their shots. But experts disagree on whether this means that unvaccinated children are unlikely to become a ‘reservoir’ for infection – and a...

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Prince Harry and Meghan warned about support in US as they sink ‘beyond redemption’ in UK

Prince Harry and Meghan warned about support in US as they sink ‘beyond redemption’ in UK

Former US Anglo-American advisor and senior fellow of the Bow Group think-tank Lee Cohen has told Express.co.uk the tide was turning on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the US despite initial positivity and welcomeness. Mr Cohen explained that, while the royal couple may be “beyond redemption” in the UK,...

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Free America always had an insurgent mindset, breaking institutions down, not building them up

Free America always had an insurgent mindset, breaking institutions down, not building them up

The government, which did so little for ordinary Americans, was still the enemy, along with “governing elites.” But for the sinking working class, freedom lost whatever economic meaning it had once had. It was a matter of personal dignity, identity. Members of this class began to see trespassers everywhere and...

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We are ready for the first Kenyan original series, Showmax and Canal+ announce

We are ready for the first Kenyan original series, Showmax and Canal+ announce

“When I first read the script, I loved the delivery and realness of Silas as a character. It’s not exaggerated and he’s no Rambo hero; he just tackles his cases the normal way. I found a very real edge with this script and I hope I’ll do justice to the...

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Threat of bitter break up looms in Black Lives Matter as infighting persists

Threat of bitter break up looms in Black Lives Matter as infighting persists

Amid increased scrutiny of Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullor’s lavish spending, including her reported purchases of multiple homes totalling upward of $3 million and the installation of fencing and an electric gate around one of those homes, the original ten BLM chapters are demanding more accountability and transparency from...

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PhDs proliferate, openings shrink; research careers and innovation on verge of limbo

PhDs proliferate, openings shrink; research careers and innovation on verge of limbo

Nations, universities and research institutions around the world must redouble efforts to expand training for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers to prepare them for jobs outside academia. So urges a report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), an intergovernmental coalition of 38 nations. The report, the result...

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Americans no longer agree on the nation’s purpose, values, history or meaning

Americans no longer agree on the nation’s purpose, values, history or meaning

Nations, like individuals, tell stories in order to understand what they are, where they come from, and what they want to be. National narratives, like personal ones, are prone to sentimentality, grievance, pride, shame, self-blindness. There is never just one – they compete and constantly change. The most durable narratives...

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Step in the mind: Humanitarianism is in trouble, needs urgent reforms for impact

Step in the mind: Humanitarianism is in trouble, needs urgent reforms for impact

The Grand Bargain, a sweeping reform deal between donor nations and the main international aid organisations, was intended to allow a more efficient and effective response to emergencies around the globe. But five years on, the plan is due for a rethink, and signatories are preparing to hammer out the...

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Cameroon women trounce Burkina Faso on return to international rugby action

Cameroon women trounce Burkina Faso on return to international rugby action

The Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon whitewashed hosts Burkina Faso on June 9, 2021, to mark an emphatic return to international action in a match played at the August 4 Stadium. Visiting Cameroon scored 37 to the good in a match that took place on the side-lines of Rugby Africa Cup...

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US President Biden wants full probe into claims Covid-19 was bioengineered

US President Biden wants full probe into claims Covid-19 was bioengineered

As for finding an intermediate host animal, researchers in China have tested more than 80,000 wild and domesticated animals, but none have been positive for SARS-CoV-2. But this number is a tiny fraction of the animals in the country. To narrow the search down, researchers say, more strategic testing is...

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