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The myth of Archie Kalorkerinos

Someone shared this: Back in the 1970s there was a MD named Archie Kalorkerinos. He worked in remote communities with Australian aborigines. He was horrified to discover that around every second child died before the age of five. Many died after having regular childhood vaccines. His peers ridiculed his findings but he persisted in his […]
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Sands of time are slipping away for England’s crumbling coasts amid climate crisis

Along the eastern shore, seaside attractions are being demolished and millions of homes are at risk as rising sea levels speed erosionFrom a distance, the beach at Winterton-on-sea in Norfolk looks like the opening scene of Saving Private Ryan, with hundreds of grey bodies lying motionless across the sand. On closer inspection, it becomes clear they are not fallen soldiers but a huge colony of seals taken to the land for pupping season.It’s an amazing annual sight that draws tourists and nature-...
Tags: England, Science, Environment, UK News, Wildlife, Flooding, Norfolk, Coastlines, Ryan, Climate Crisis, Winterton


Chart shows how much protection people have against Omicron after 1, 2, or 3 shots of vaccine

An annotated version of the UK Health Security Agency chart, showing protection against symptomatic disease and hospitalization after one, two, or three doses.UKHSA/Insider A chart shows vaccine protection against Omicron after one, two, or three shots. Protection is high against severe disease, and is boosted by a third shot, per official UK stats. Protection against getting mildly ill is much lower, although a booster raises it. A new chart hows how much protection is conferred by one, two,...
Tags: UK, Science, US, Trends, News UK, Delta, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Booster, Johnson Johnson, Eric Topol, Moderna, Omicron, Scripps Research Translational Institute, Coronavirus, COVID



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