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Protesters have vandalized the Democratic Party headquarters in Portland and Oregon and a federal US Immigration and Customs Enforcement building, CNN reports. The CNN on Thursday quoted a police Sgt. Kevin Allen, a spokesperson for the Portland Police Bureau, as saying in a video statement that at least four demonstrations were planned in the city. […]Continue Reading
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A jittery United States still reeling from the attack on the Capitol Building is readying itself for a change of leadership, with Joe Biden’s inauguration just hours away. The swearing-in ceremony will be unlike any other in history, taking place against the backdrop of a raging pandemic and profound political divisions across the country. Yesterday, […]Continue Reading
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People who have had Covid-19 get some immunity for several months but can still get reinfected and transmit the virus, according to a new study. The Public Health England (PHE) Siren report shows that antibodies from past coronavirus infections provide 83% protection for at least five months. Putting that figure into context, Pfizer and Moderna’s […]Continue Reading
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South Africa’s Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu has become the fourth member of the executive to test positive for coronavirus. Mr Mthembu was tested on Monday after displaying symptoms, the presidency said. He has gone into quarantine along with everyone who came into close contact with him. The minister tweeted that he had abdominal […]Continue Reading