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Eswatini protests: Nurses refuse to treat police after colleagues shot

The health workers say security forces injured 30 colleagues when they opened fire at a protest.

Childhood Vaccines: What They Are and Why Your Child Needs Them

Childhood vaccines are important in protecting children and the population. All are safe and are to be given at specific ages.

7 Tips for Practicing Self-Love After a Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Show yourself some extra kindness as you navigate this life altering experience.

Misinformation: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

John Oliver discusses how misinformation spreads among immigrant diaspora communities, how little some platforms have done to stop it, and, most importantly, how to have a very good morning.

Apple Watch Series 8 to have body temperature sensors; new AirPods with health features

Apple is working on higher-tech pair of AirPods that’ll ingrain health features into the headphones that can determine when your posture is askew, tell you if you have a fever, and act as a medically certified hearing aid cleared by government agencies.

Minsa plans to make the mandatory use of masks more flexible from December

The Health Minister said that the possible relaxation of the use of masks would be applied in open places and where there are few people.

Panama reports 129 new COVID-19 cases and 7 deaths in 24 hours

There are currently a total of 459,851 patients recovered from coronavirus in Panama.

Lawmakers slam UK's Covid response, say 'herd immunity' strategy a public health failure

The U.K government’s approach to tackling the coronavirus outbreak at the start of the pandemic has been called one of the country’s worst ever public health failures, following an inquiry by British lawmakers.

Singapore to open 'vaccinated travel lanes' with 8 more countries as it aims for 'new normal'

Singapore announced Saturday it will be opening new travel lanes for vaccinated visitors from 8 more countries.

Russian spy ‘stole AstraZeneca vaccine blueprint and used it to develop Sputnik jab’, claim Brits

UK security services have allegedly told ministers they now have “solid proof” (same as about Iraq?) an agent stole vital information. But what is wrong in spy’s working to protect their own citizens from death? Isn’t it the top priority task every agency must have, regardless the greediness of commercial pharmaceutical companies? (by the way: the Russian vaccine has been developed 6 months before the British vaccine, but never let the ugly facts to destroy a fantastic blame).

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: What Really Happened in Wuhan

This Sky News Australia special investigation into the origins of COVID-19 reveals what really happened in Wuhan in the early days of the pandemic.

No vaccine no work: Vaccine Mandate For Australian 'authorized Workers' In Victoria

One million Australians who are "authorized workers" in the state of Victoria have two weeks to receive their first COVID-19 vaccinations to continue working

Sweden, Denmark pause Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for younger age groups

Sweden and Denmark said on Wednesday they are pausing the use of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for younger age groups after reports of possible rare cardiovascular side effects.

BioNTech CEO Says New Covid Vaccines Will Be Needed in 2022

The head of Germany’s BioNTech SE, which developed the first Covid-19 vaccine along with Pfizer Inc., said a new formula will probably be needed by mid-2022 to protect against future virus mutations.

The exercise routine that's 3 times more beneficial than walking, according to researchers

Moderate or vigorous physical activity is greater than three times more beneficial to a person's health than walking, according to new research.

YouTube blocks all vaccine-questioning content

YouTube will block all vaccine-questioning content, moving beyond COVID-19 to include content that alleges vaccines cause chronic health effects or contains misinformation on the substances in vaccines.

Racial gap eliminated in US Covid vaccinations: survey

The racial gap in the United States' Covid vaccination campaign has been eliminated while the partisan divide continues to loom large, according to a highly-cited survey published Tuesday.

In U.S., the coronavirus’ partisan pattern is growing more extreme

The political divide over vaccinations is so large that almost every reliably blue state now has a higher vaccination rate than almost every reliably red state.

COVID-19 Is the Worst Pandemic in US History, Now That Deaths Have Surpassed the 1918 Spanish Flu

The COVID-19 pandemic just became the worst pandemic in US history, surpassing the death toll from the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic.

Dangerously mutated R.1 COVID variant detected in 35 countries

First detected in Japan, the variant contains a mutation that could enable it to bypass the antibody protection present in those who are fully vaccinated.

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