OSHA will begin fining businesses that violate the federal vaccine mandate on January 10

"OSHA will not issue citations for noncompliance with any requirements of the ETS before January 10," the agency said Saturday.Anna Efetova/Getty Images OSHA said Saturday it would begin fining businesses that violate the federal vaccine mandate on January 10.  It will not fine businesses for COVID-19 testing requirements until at least February 9, it said. The 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday reinstated the mandate for businesses with more than 100 employees. The Occupational Safety...
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The CDC has over-counted the number of people who are partially vaccinated by regularly including second doses and boosters as first jabs, report says

Care worker Jen Madghachian receives her COVID-19 booster vaccination at the MedMart pharmacy in Borehamwood, England, on October 4, 2021.Karwai Tang/Getty Images The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been over-counting the number of people who are partially vaccinated, local and state officials said, according to Bloomberg.  The agency in some cases has improperly counted booster doses and second doses as first doses, the report said. "We don't have any faith in the numbe...
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UK scientists: bring in curbs now or face up to 2m daily Covid infections as Omicron spreads

Deaths could hit 6,000 a day and delaying restrictions until New Year will cut effectiveness, say Sage expertsRead more: is there any good news at all on Omicron?The scale of the threat posed by the Omicron variant was laid bare by government scientists last night as they warned that there are now hundreds of thousands of infections every day. That daily number could reach between 600,000 and 2 million by the end of the month if new restrictions are not brought in immediately.The government’s SP...
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UK space firm secures £7.6m to fund trial of factory satellites

From a humble garage to international backing, Space Forge plans to manufacture alloys, medicines and semiconductors in microgravityLast year, when Josh Western and Andrew Bacon set up their company Space Forge, they had a garage to work in and little else. Today, the two Cardiff-based entrepreneurs have a staff of 25 and are now planning further expansion after raising £7.6m of international seed-funding.The financing – to be announced later this week – should allow the company to start a remar...
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Is there any good news at all on Omicron? Yes, there are small signs of hope

Analysis: scientists are only starting to understand new Covid mutation but there is encouraging news from the laboratory, South Africa and on antiviral drugsCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt’s hard to find much good news among the waves of grim statistics that have washed over the nation since the emergence of Omicron.Once again, the NHS is threatened and again, the prospect of a new year lockdown looms. We seem to have gained nothing in the battle against Covid-19 ...
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IV treatments are the latest trend to cash in on merging medicine and wellness. I tried one that helped me recover after a workout, and though I instantly felt more energized, I couldn't justify the $200 price point.

Restore Hyper WellnessAllana Akhtar/Insider I visited Restore, a high-tech wellness brand in NYC, to try IV drip therapy for muscle repair. Analysts at BCC Research expect the global market for IV therapy to reach $54.5 billion by 2023. Though I felt energized and less sore after the IV drip, the $209 price point was much too high. IV drips are the latest health trend to move from hospitals to boutique wellness clinics.Though hospitals have used intravenous drips to hydrate patients and quick...
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Ancient Egyptian mummies with gold tongues were discovered inside a tomb dating back 2,500 years

Archaeologists found an Ancient Egyptian mummy with a golden tongues covering still in its mouth in El Bahnasa, Egypt.Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities Archeologists discovered a man and woman's mummified remains in El Bahnasa, Egypt. The mummies were buried with golden tongues to speak to the god of the underworld. One of the tombs was completely sealed in a rare find, and the mummy was well-preserved. Archeologists have discovered the mummified remains of a man and woman who ...
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