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Study: Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine May Be Less Effective Against South African Variant

25 days ago   |   By Slate

The research, which has not been peer reviewed, does not specify exactly how much effectiveness it loses when faced with the B.1.351 variant.
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Covid variant from South Africa was able to ‘break through' Pfizer vaccine in Israeli study

25 days ago   |   By CNBC

The coronavirus variant first discovered in South Africa is able to evade some of the protection of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, according to an Israeli study.
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Twitter begins testing its new Tip Jar feature to directly pay other users

Twitter begins testing its new Tip Jar feature to directly pay other users

You'll soon be able to tip your favorite tweeters. What you need to know Twitter is starting to test its new Tip Jar feature. The feature allows you to leave a tip for your... Read more ...

How to watch Canelo Alvarez face Joe Saunders in a unification match for 3...

How to watch Canelo Alvarez face Joe Saunders in a unification match for 3 super middleweight titles this Saturday

Summary List Placement Subscription Super middleweight boxing champions Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders will face off in a unification match this Saturday on... Read more ...

`We Build the Wall' cofounder Brian Kolfage, never pardoned by Trump...

`We Build the Wall' cofounder Brian Kolfage, never pardoned by Trump, indicted in tax case

Summary List Placement Brian Kolfage, the cofounder of a failed and fraudulent crowdfunding effort to build a wall along the US-Mexico border with Steve Bannon, is facing a new... Read more ...

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to...

A member of Facebook's 'Supreme Court' said its pushing the company to decide how long Trump should be banned because it lacks an evenly distributed rule system - 'This was a decision about Facebook'

Summary List Placement A member of Facebook's Oversight Board said its decision not to rule on how long former President Donald Trump should stay suspended had more to do with... Read more ...

Donald Trump's latest attempt to return to Twitter ends a day later with a...

Donald Trump's latest attempt to return to Twitter ends a day later with a suspension

Summary List Placement Twitter suspended former president Donald Trump's latest attempt to get back on the social media site. The new account, called DJTDesk, on Thursday... Read more ...

Peloton's dragging its feet on the treadmill recall exposes larger safety...

Peloton's dragging its feet on the treadmill recall exposes larger safety issues - but some experts say the multi-billion dollar company will emerge unscathed

Summary List Placement Peloton is facing its second major recall in less than a year. The company issued a voluntary recall of all treadmill models on Wednesday, after a child... Read more ...

Bank of England boosts 2021 UK growth forecast to 7.25% in wake of...

Bank of England boosts 2021 UK growth forecast to 7.25% in wake of successful vaccine rollout

Summary List Placement The Bank of England sharply upgraded its forecasts for the UK economy on Thursday, citing the successful rollout of coronavirus vaccines and a sharp drop... Read more ...

Pfizer is donating COVID-19 vaccines to Tokyo Olympics athletes

Pfizer is donating COVID-19 vaccines to Tokyo Olympics athletes

Summary List Placement Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Thursday that are donating vaccine doses to vaccinate athletes for this summer's Tokyo Olympics. In a statement , they... Read more ...

Boris Johnson has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power...

Boris Johnson has sent gunboats to Jersey as France threatens to cut power to island in Brexit fishing protest

Summary List Placement Two British gunboats dispatched by Boris Johnson to Jersey have arrived after around 80 French boats gathered there to demand greater access to the... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here . Summary List Placement Let's get started. 1. Facebook's Oversight Board issued a... Read more ...