By Karina Shah A child receives a polio vaccine in Peshawar, Pakistan, on 12 January Saeed Ahmad/Xinhua/Alamy Live News The CIA’s efforts to capture Osama bin Laden via a fake vaccination drive in Pakistan led to… Click here to view the original article.
By Karina Shah The blue flowers of Gentiana ligustica seem to attract scientific attention FLPA / Alamy Plants that are taller and more attractive are more likely to be studied by botanists, suggests an analysis of… Click here to view the original article.
A Florida fisherman’s efforts came to an abrupt end when he almost became the catch of the day. Footage posted on YouTube shows 22-year-old Tommy Lee fishing for tarpon in the Everglades on Saturday when an alligator emerges from the water. “Oh, Jesus Christ,” he says as the gator… Click here to view the original […]
By Adam Vaughan A medical worker transfers a dose of covid-19 vaccine at the Makati Coliseum in the Philippines Credit: Majority World/Shutterstock “These extraordinary times and circumstances… call for… Click here to view the original article.
The Food and Drug Administration approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for 12- to 15-year-olds in the U.S. — the first to be authorized for children under age 16. On Monday, the FDA amended its previous emergency use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine — which only allowed… Click here to view the original article.
Returning with precautions isn’t returning without risk. About 100 children under age 15 died in the US from Covid-19 in 2020. And there are still unknowns, such as the long-term effects of the disease on kids, including the inflammatory illness known as MIS-C, says Ashleigh Tuite, an… Click here to view the original article.
By Adam Vaughan A covid-19 mobile testing unit in Tower Hamlets, London REUTERS//Peter Nicholls A form of the coronavirus variant first identified in India, which is now spreading in the UK, appears to be spread at… Click here to view the original article.
This football isn’t for playing. (See the photos below.) A beach visitor made the exceedingly rare find of a Pacific footballfish that had washed up on shore at Crystal Cove State Park in Orange County, California, on Friday. It’s a type of anglerfish that dwells thousands of feet below the… Click here to view the […]
India’s Desperate Fend for Themselves Amid Covid Mismanagement
By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad… Click here to view the original article.