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Over 100 employees sued a Houston hospital for requiring COVID-19 vaccines, saying they were forced to be 'human guinea pigs'

A child receives a Covid-19 vaccine on May 13, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Getty Images/Brandon Bell More than 100 workers are suing Houston Methodist Hospital over its vaccine mandate. The staffers allege the hospital is violating the Nuremberg Code against human experimentation. The hospital says the vaccines are not "experimental" and have been shown to be safe and effective. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dozens of workers at Houston Methodist Hospital have sued their emp...
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COVID-19 cases and deaths are down but rate of infection is the same as it was in December for unvaccinated

Diana Carolina, a pharmacist at Memorial Healthcare System, receives a Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine at Memorial Healthcare System, on December 14, 2020 in Miramar, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images More than 40% of the entire US population are vaccinated against the coronavirus. Coronavirus cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are on the decline across the country. The unvaccinated still have high rates of deaths and hospitalizations, The Washington Post found. See more stories on Insi...
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Chinese cargo craft docks with future space station in orbit

Mission comes after China was rebuked for uncontrolled crash of rocket that launched the station itselfA Chinese cargo spacecraft carrying equipment and supplies has successfully docked with the core module of the country’s future space station, according to state media.A Long March 7 rocket carrying the Tianzhou-2 cargo craft – loaded with essentials such as food, equipment and fuel – blasted off late on Saturday from the Wenchang launch site on the tropical southern island of Hainan, the Xinhu...
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Plastic Waste from Burning Ship Buries Sri Lanka's Coastline

Tonnes of plastic waste from a burning container ship is washing ashore in Sri Lanka in what’s likely the nation’s worst beach pollution crisis to date, a senior environmental official told AFP on Saturday. Read more...
Tags: Science, Environment, Articles, Pollution, Oil Spill, Sri Lanka, Ocean Pollution, Plastic Pollution, Afp, Marine Debris, Indika de Silva, Dharshani Lahandapura, Disaster Accident, Human Impact On The Environment


What about Luc Montagnier’s claim that “vaccines are creating variants”

Someone asked: What do you think of this video? https://www.bitchute.com/video/paJfEwxXc8rU/ MY RESPONSE ‘m unable to spare too much time to research but this info was helpful: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/factcheck/2021/05/28/fact-check-covid-19-variants-come-mutations-not-vaccines/5205529001/ During the video, Montagnier said the antibodies produced by the coronavirus vaccines “enable an infection to become stronger.” Montagnier attributed that claim to Antibody-Dependent Enhancement (A...
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You'll Have to Wait Until June for Apple's Paid Podcast Subscription Service

Apple’s pushing back the launch of its podcast subscription marketplace until June to ensure it’s “delivering the best experience for creator and listeners,” according to a company email to podcasters first spotted by 9to5Mac. Apparently, its new service still needs a few tweaks before it’s ready to see the light of…Read more...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Podcast, Science, Technology, Apple TV, Itunes, App Store, Sony Music Entertainment, Science and Technology, Apple Inc, Digital Audio, Apple News, Entertainment Culture, Technology Internet, Web Syndication


A very negative view of covid vaccines by a doctor whom I have come to admire: Peter McCullough

Someone shared this video yesterday. I flicked through it – seems worth sharing. He says clearly that never has a vaccine that has caused so many direct deaths ever been allowed in human history. Vaccines are pulled from the market for far fewer deaths. And someone sent this email, which I’m also sharing. Note that […]
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Years Later, Venmo Finally Gives Users the Option to Make Friends List Private

Two weeks after Buzzfeed News purportedly found President Joe Biden’s Venmo account using the app’s search tool and public friends feature, promptly setting off cybersecurity and national security alarm bells, Venmo has given users the ability to make their friends list private.Read more...
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Keir Starmer: Boris Johnson’s chaos could hit June plan to lift lockdown

Labour leader slams Tory ‘civil war’ and says prime minister is ‘unfit for office after errors’Opinion: Thousands of second-wave Covid deaths were avoidable and unforgivable | Keir StarmerLabour leader Keir Starmer today warns that plans to lift almost all Covid-19 restrictions on 21 June are at risk because of serial incompetence and “civil war” inside Boris Johnson’s government.In his strongest attack for months on the prime minister’s handling of the pandemic, Starmer says that the huge death...
Tags: Politics, Science, Conservatives, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer, Dominic Cummings, Starmer, Keir StarmerLabour, Coronavirus


Movie Theater Chains Allowing Vaccinated Patrons to Go Maskless

Following Center of Disease Control guidelines, movie theater chains will no longer require fully vaccinated guests to wear masks. Reduced capacity, social distancing, and heavy sanitization will be followed in compliance with CDC safety measures.Read more...
Tags: Science, Entertainment, Cdc, Amc, Mask, Tourist Attractions, Movie Theater, Adam Aron, Cinemark, Regal, Event Venues, Cinemark Theatres, Health Medical Pharma, United States Responses To The Covid 19 Pandemic, Following Center of Disease Control


Mark Wahlberg and Antione Fuqua Were Blindsided by Paramount+ News

Studios are passing off a lot of folks. Most of them were blindsided by studios who decided to dump their content onto streaming services without a heads up.Read more...
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Mark Wahlberg and Antoine Fuqua Were Blindsided by Paramount+ News

Studios are pissing off a lot of folks. Most of them were blindsided by studios who decided to dump their content onto streaming services without a heads up.Read more...
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Nasa releases new image that shows Milky Way’s energized ‘downtown’

The picture is a composite of 370 observations made over the past two decades and depicts billions of stars and black holesNasa has released a stunning new picture of our galaxy’s violent, super-energized “downtown”. Related: Manhattenhenge: miserable Memorial Day weather mars biannual fiery display Continue reading...
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Coronavirus news: UK records another 3,398 cases and seven deaths; Italy reports fall in daily fatalities

Health experts urge caution on giving Covid vaccines to UK children; Victoria records five new cases of Covid-19 taking Melbourne outbreak to 35Vague messaging risks causing rise in English cases, say scientistsVietnam discovers new hybrid Covid variant, state media reportsWhat is the impact of lifting restrictions in England on 21 June?See all our coronavirus coverage 5.19pm BST An update from the UK’s health secretary.VACCINE UPDATE:- 74.2% of adults have been vaccinated once for COVID-19-...
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John Krasinski Has His Notes READY for A Quiet Place Three

John Krasinski never thought A Quiet Place, would have a sequel because the actor/director didn’t think he could pull it off.Read more...
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John Krasinski Has His Notes READY for A Quiet Place 3

John Krasinski never thought A Quiet Place, would have a sequel because the actor/director didn’t think he could pull it off.Read more...
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Vietnam identifies a highly contagious new coronavirus variant with strains from the UK and India

A nurse prepares to swab a patient at a COVID-19 testing center on July 7, 2020, in Texas. Sergio Flores/Getty Images Vietnam has detected a new coronavirus variant, officials said Saturday. The variant carries traces of strains from both the United Kingdom and India. Variants can spread more easily, make people sicker, escape immune responses, evade tests, or render treatments ineffective. See more stories on Insider's business page. Health officials in Vietnam have detected a new var...
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One of the biggest fossil finds in California history has revealed ancient elephants, camels, and bone-crushing dogs

A fossilized mastodon skull and tusk discovered in an area of California east of Oakland. East Bay Municipal Utility District A ranger patrolling a watershed area east of Oakland, California discovered a trove of hundreds of fossils last summer from nearly a dozen ancient species. The site contains hundreds of petrified trees as well. It's one of the largest fossil finds in California history, and new fossils are still being unearthed there almost every day. The discovery include fossi...
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A Major Study on How Sperm Move Has Been Retracted

A study that claimed to overturn our understanding of how sperm moves has now been retracted. The research had suggested that sperm cells propel themselves forward through complex spins that created an optical illusion of them only swishing their tails back and forth under a microscope. The authors now agree that…Read more...
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Coronavirus news: 53% of people in their 30s in England get vaccine; India records lowest case rate in 45 days

Health experts urge caution on giving Covid vaccines to UK children; Victoria records five new cases of Covid-19 taking Melbourne outbreak to 35Vague messaging risks causing rise in English cases, say scientistsVietnam discovers new hybrid Covid variant, state media reportsWhat is the impact of lifting restrictions in England on 21 June?See all our coronavirus coverage 2.16pm BST Launching a Covid immunisation programme for children should be considered only in special circumstances, leading...
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Coronavirus news: India records lowest case rate in 45 days; UK expert says government approach causing confusion

Health experts urge caution on giving Covid vaccines to UK children; Victoria records five new cases of Covid-19 taking Melbourne outbreak to 35Vague messaging risks causing rise in English cases, say scientistsVietnam discovers new hybrid Covid variant, state media reportsWhat is the impact of lifting restrictions in England on 21 June?See all our coronavirus coverage 1.15pm BST The Duchess of Cambridge has been given her first dose of a coronavirus vaccine. A message from the 39-year-old o...
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Coronavirus vaccines may be slightly less effective for women than men, emerging research suggests

A physician administers the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via Getty Images Clinical trials suggest that coronavirus vaccines are slightly less effective among women than men. A new CDC report also found that women represent most breakthrough infections. Scientists are exploring why women may respond differently to these shots. See more stories on Insider's business page. Anna Kern, a 33-year-old nurse practitioner in Ferndale, Michigan, didn't expect to ge...
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The most detailed map yet of all dark matter in the universe reveals cosmic voids where the laws of physics seem not to apply

Earth-based telescopes like the Victor M. Blanco Telescope dome in Chile have helped scientists map our universe. Reidar Hahn/Fermilab Astronomers have created the most comprehensive map yet of all dark matter in the universe. Though invisible, scientists can measure dark matter's gravity because it pulls galaxies into clumps. The new map indicates dark matter's gravity may work differently than Einstein's theory of relativity suggests. See more stories on Insider's busines...
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Health experts urge caution on giving Covid vaccines to UK children

As the US and Europe approve plans to immunise teenagers, scientists in Britain advise delayLaunching a programme of Covid-19 immunisations for children should be considered only in special circumstances, leading health experts have warned.They say UK medical authorities, who are currently studying how vaccines for adolescents might be administered, should move with great care over the implementation of such a programme. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Europe, UK, Science, Children, US, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Britain, Young People, Vaccines and immunisation, Coronavirus


Coronavirus news: India records lowest daily rise in cases in 45 days; expert says confusion over UK government’s approach undermining response

Victoria records five new cases of Covid-19 taking Melbourne outbreak to 35; UK MPs urge action to save music festivals from another ‘lost summer’Vague messaging risks causing rise in English cases, say scientistsVietnam discovers new hybrid Covid variant, state media reportsWhat is the impact of lifting restrictions in England on 21 June?See all our coronavirus coverage 12.08pm BST The UK government appears to have abandoned its “data not dates” principle, an expert advising its coronavirus...
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Vietnam discovers new hybrid Covid variant, state media reports

Strain is a combination of UK and India variants and is said to spread quicklyCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageVietnam has discovered a new Covid-19 variant which spreads quickly by air and is a combination of strains first identified in India and the UK, state media has reported.The country is struggling to deal with fresh outbreaks across more than half of its territory including industrial zones and big cities such as Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Continue reading...
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Photos show a plague of mice swarming New South Wales, Australia, where they're eating up farmers' crops, home appliances, and even each other

Mice scurrying around stored grain on a farm near Tottenham, Australia. Rick Rycroft/AP Large parts of New South Wales state, Australia, are facing a mouse plague. The mice have been eating farmers' grains and chewing through electrical wires. A local farmers' group estimates the plague could lose them $775,000 in the upcoming crop season. See more stories on Insider's business page. Large parts of the state in New South Wales, Australia, are plagued by a swarm of mice that far...
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Coronavirus news: expert warns against lifting England restrictions too soon; Vietnam detects hybrid of UK and India variants

Victoria records five new cases of Covid-19 taking Melbourne outbreak to 35; UK MPs urge action to save music festivals from another ‘lost summer’What is the impact of lifting restrictions in England on 21 June?See all our coronavirus coverage 9.30am BST Australia’s Victoria state has recorded five new locally acquired cases of coronavirus, with four linked to a food distribution delivery driver, as the state enters its second day of its fourth lockdown.The update brings the total number of ...
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