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Dr. Fauci warns 'things are going to get worse' with 'pain and suffering in the future' as the Delta variant surges

Getty/Kevin Dietsch Dr. Fauci warned that "things will get worse" as cases of the Delta variant continues to spike. "We're looking not towards lockdown, but we're looking towards some pain and suffering in the future," Fauci told ABC. Fauci reiterated the efficacy of vaccines and said "the solution to this is to get vaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House's chief medical advisor, warned Sunday that "things will get wors...
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We must include more women in physics — it’d benefit all of humanity

All around the world, there is an extreme gender imbalance in physics, in both academia and industry. Examples are all too easy to find. In Burkina Faso’s largest university, the University of Ouagadougou, 99% of physics students are men. In Germany, women comprise only 24% of physics PhD graduates — creeping up from 21% in 2017. No women graduated in physical sciences at the University of El Salvador between 2017 and 2020. Australia fares little better. Australian National University Professor ...
Tags: Startups, Science, Australia, Germany, Burkina Faso, National University, University of Ouagadougou, Lisa Kewley, Next Featured, University of El Salvador


Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 1 August, 2021

We are now something like 18 months into this pandemic.  You would think that by this point, and after all the resources, people, and trillions of dollars spent, we would have at least some semblance of order and consistency in terms of what we do and how we respond to something that is sadly an everyday event – someone coming down with the virus.  In the US, this event has now been repeated almost 36 million times. But please read this article and note how even today, there is absolutely no c...
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Square Will Eat ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Platform Afterpay for $29 Billion

Fintech company Square, led by Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, announced on Sunday that it plans to acquire the “buy now, pay later” platform Afterpay for $29 billion. If the purchase is approved, it would turn Square into a power player in the online payments space.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Science, Money, Finance, Square, Mobile Payments, Online Payments, Jack Dorsey, Visa, Visa Inc, Square Inc, Nick Molnar, Business Finance, Cash App, Payment Systems, Afterpay


Suicide Squad Director David Ayer Has Every Right to be Upset

David Ayer, director of the 2016 Suicide Squad, has taken to Twitter to discuss his experience shooting the film.Read more...
Tags: Hbo, Science, Films, Social Issues, Suicide Squad, Warner Bros, James Gunn, Bright, Sabotage, David Ayer, Lee Smith, Ayer, Zack Snyder, Steven Price, Tim Grierson, Jame


Canada Fines 2 Idiots Traveling From the U.S. $20,000 for Faking Their Vaccine Status and Covid-19 Tests

It’s one thing to refuse to get vaccinated against covid-19 or tested for the virus—precautions that are, unfortunately, not mandatory in many parts of the world—but it’s another thing to blatantly lie to authorities about it, especially when you’re visiting another country. Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Canada, Prevention, Immunology, Tropical Diseases, Passports, Quarantine, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Immunity Passport, Vaccination Requirements For International Travel


Coronavirus live news: thousands protest against German Covid measures; Fauci rules out new US lockdowns

Latest updates: UK reports 65 further deaths; US chief medical adviser says US won’t return to lockdowns despite rising Delta threatNHS in England urged to redistribute near-expiry vaccines as take-up slows among youngUber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young in England to get jabbedHerd immunity: could Covid be on the run in the UK?Florida records largest one-day case total since start of pandemicAustralian Sky News banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid disinformation 11.04pm BST Y...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Australia, US, UK News, World news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Sydney, Boris Johnson, Daily Telegraph, Fauci, Coronavirus, COVID


Borderlands Actor Edgar Ramirez Provides Insight on What to Expect From the Film

Eli Roth (Hostel) directs the Craig Mazin (Chernobyl) Borderlands script with a stacked cast of actors including Jamie Lee Curtis, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Cate Blanchett, Gina Gershon, and Edgar Ramirez.Read more...
Tags: Science, Video Games, Actors, Jack Black, Cate Blanchett, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tina, Edgar Ramirez, Craig Mazin, Gina Gershon, Borderlands, Lilith, Windows Games, Escape From New York, Claptrap, Tannis


Will Black Adam Shift the Balance of Power in the DCEU?

Production has wrapped on DC’s Black Adam movie, and about damn time we get to see Dwayne Johnson as the titular anti-hero. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra (with whom Hiram Garcia and Johnson worked on Jungle Cruise) and written by Rory Haines, Black Adam is the main Antagonist of superhero Shazam and a sometimes…Read more...
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Fauci warns 'things are going to get worse' because of Delta variant surges but doesn't foresee more lockdowns

Getty/Kevin Dietsch Dr. Anthony Fauci said "things are going to get worse" because of the Delta coronavirus variant. "We're looking towards some pain and suffering in the future," Fauci told ABC News. Fauci reiterated the efficacy of vaccines and said "the solution to this is to get vaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House's chief medical advisor, warned Sunday that "things are going to get worse" with "pain and suffering ahe...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Cdc, White House, Masks, US, Alabama, Trends, Public Health, Washington Dc, New York Times, Delta, Abc News, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Dr. Fauci warns 'things are going to get worse' due to Delta variant surges, but doesn't foresee more lockdowns

Getty/Kevin Dietsch Dr. Fauci warned that "things will get worse" as cases of the Delta variant continues to spike. "We're looking not towards lockdown, but we're looking towards some pain and suffering in the future," Fauci told ABC. Fauci reiterated the efficacy of vaccines and said "the solution to this is to get vaccinated." See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House's chief medical advisor, warned Sunday that "things will get wors...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Abc, Cdc, White House, Masks, US, Alabama, Trends, Public Health, New York Times, Delta, District Of Columbia, Anthony Fauci, Jon


Coronavirus live news: UK reports 24,470 new Covid cases; Fauci rules out new US lockdowns

Latest updates: UK also reports 65 further deaths; US chief medical adviser says US won’t return to lockdowns despite rising Delta threatNHS in England urged to redistribute near-expiry vaccines as take-up slows among youngUber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young in England to get jabbedHerd immunity: could Covid be on the run in the UK?Florida records largest one-day case total since start of pandemicAustralian Sky News banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid disinformation 4.24pm BST...
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Could Cowboys & Aliens be Making a Cinematic Comeback?

Jon Favreau directs an all-star cast of actors in the 2011 film Cowboys & Aliens including, Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Sam Rockwell, Paul Dano, and many others. It had everything to be a summer blockbuster franchise, but that didn’t happen. At the cost of $160 million, the movie only grossed $175…Read more...
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At some California hospitals, nearly half of workers remain unvaccinated

They work in hospitals. They have easy access to jabs. They know the risks. Yet after a frenetic rollout and urgent pleas from officials on nearly-bent knees, almost a quarter of California’s hospital workers remained unvaccinated for COVID-19, according to federal data. Vaccine hesitancy is far more pronounced at some hospitals than at others, and may reflect a community’s affluence — or lack thereof. At Redlands Community Hospital, 42% of workers were not vaccinated as of July 16, according to...
Tags: Science, News, Workplace, California, Cdc, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Hospital, Hospitals, Public Health, Soccer, Glendale, Healthcare, Delta, Food And Drug Administration


Coronavirus live news: Fauci rules out new US lockdowns; Pfizer and Moderna raise price of Covid jabs for EU, reports say

Latest updates: US chief medical adviser says US won’t return to lockdowns despite rising Delta threat; both vaccine makers raise cost of jabsUber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young in England to get jabbedHerd immunity: could Covid be on the run in the UK?Florida records largest one-day case total since start of pandemicCovid caution dampens heady promise of ‘freedom day’ in EnglandAustralian Sky News banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid disinformation 3.01pm BST In the UK, Labo...
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Matt Gaetz says he has the 'freedom variant' as he mocks experts who warn about worsening COVID-19 mutations

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., speaks during a House Judiciary Committee markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in Washington. AP Rep. Matt Gaetz mocked COVID-19 experts who've been warning about mutations and variants. "I got the Florida variant. I got the freedom variant," he said on Saturday at a rally. Gaetz's mocking remarks came as Florida broke its record for daily COVID-19 cases. See more stories on Insider&...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, Science, Washington, US, Trends, Delta, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, House Judiciary Committee, Florida Department of Health, Largo Florida, Matt Gaetz, Gaetz


Coronavirus live news: UK chancellor ‘pushes PM to relax holiday rules’; Pfizer and Moderna raise price of Covid jabs for EU, reports say

Latest updates: Rishi Sunak says restrictions ‘out of step’ with international rivals, according to media reports; both vaccine makers raise cost of jabsUber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young in England to get jabbedHerd immunity: could Covid be on the run in the UK?Florida records largest one-day case total since start of pandemicCovid caution dampens heady promise of ‘freedom day’ in EnglandAustralian Sky News banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid disinformation 12.59pm BST Pfi...
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Coronavirus transmission among vaccinated people could raise the risk of an even more dangerous variant

An employee receives a COVID-19 vaccine from a National Guard soldier at a pop-up vaccination stand at the Vermont Creamery in Websterville, Vermont on June 29, 2021. Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images The CDC says vaccinated people should mask up indoors again as cases of the Delta variant surge. A study suggests that transmission among vaccinated people could lead to new variants that evade vaccines. The virus is "just a few mutations potentially away" from evading vaccines, the CDC said. Se...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, Boston, New York City, US, Trends, Spain, Cnn, Delta, Astrazeneca, Mutations, Midtown, National Guard, Ed Jones


Not all narcissists are grandiose – the ‘vulnerable’ type can be just as dangerous

The introverted narcissist is harder to spot and may be more sinisterWe pretty much know what narcissism is by now. The description “narcissist” is a buzzword, a darling of amateur analysts. Those needy, charismatic attention-grabbers stride across the world’s stage, using and confusing those who fall for their charms. They have the perfect platform in a culture obsessed with both celebrity and social media. They rule countries, they mesmerise, they manipulate and wreak havoc.But beyond the more...
Tags: Psychology, Science, Relationships, Life and style, Health & wellbeing, Sarah Davies


Doggerland: Lost ‘Atlantis’ of the North Sea gives up its ancient secrets

The land mass that linked Britain to continental Europe was rich in early human life until it floodedThe idea of a “lost Atlantis” under the North Sea connecting Britain by land to continental Europe had been imagined by HG Wells in the late 19th century, with evidence of human inhabitation of the forgotten world following in 1931 when the trawler Colinda dredged up a lump of peat containing a spear point.But it is only now, after a decade of pioneering research and the extraordinary finds of an...
Tags: Europe, Science, Climate Change, UK News, Culture, Britain, Museums, Netherlands, Anthropology, Belgium, Archaeology, Exhibitions, Scandinavia, North Sea, Neanderthals, Hg Wells


Coronavirus live news: UK chancellor pushes Boris Johnson to relax holiday rules, reports say

Latest updates: Rishi Sunak says restrictions ‘out of step’ with international rivals, according to media reportsUber and Deliveroo discounts to lure young in England to get jabbedHerd immunity: could Covid be on the run in the UK?Protests in Israel against new curbs as cases are highest in monthAustralian Sky News banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid disinformation 9.07am BST Newly reported Covid-19 cases in Tokyo came in at 3,058 on Sunday, the metropolitan government announced, a...
Tags: UK, England, Science, Israel, UK News, World news, Infectious Diseases, Cambodia, Astrazeneca, Tokyo, Boris Johnson, Reuters, Hun Sen, Sinovac, Rishi Sunak, Coronavirus


Australia Covid live update: NSW records 239 new cases as Queensland reports nine; 4.5m vaccine doses administered nationwide in July

Australia administers 4.5m vaccine doses in July, Prof Michael Kidd says. Queensland reports nine new cases of Covid-19 as three million people across the state begin their first full day in lockdown; Victoria records four new local cases. Follow all the day’s newsNSW reports 239 new cases and seven ICU patients in their 20sNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; Qld Covid hotspots; Qld restrictionsOther restrictions: Vic; SA; border restrictionsHow do you convince someone to get vaccinated?‘A lottery w...
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Is Covid-19 on the run in the UK?

A fall in case numbers last month raised hopes that Britain may be reaching herd immunity, but experts warn against complacency, given uncertainty about new variants and autumn’s return to schoolCoronavirus – latest updatesUK can expect thousands of Covid deaths every year, warn scientistsJohn Edmunds has been at the centre of the unravelling of the Covid-19 pandemic since cases first appeared in January 2020. A member of Sage, the government’s scientific advisory group, and a professor of epide...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, UK News, World news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines and immunisation, Focus, London School of Hygiene Tropical Medicine, Coronavirus, COVID


Sky News Australia banned from YouTube for seven days over Covid misinformation

Digital giant issues strike after channel posted videos denying the existence of Covid and encouraging people to use discredited medicationFollow our Covid live blog for the latest updatesVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingSky News Australia has been banned from uploading content to YouTube for seven days after violating its medical misinformation policies by posting numerous videos which denied the existence of Covid-19 or encouraged people to use hydr...
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