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I'm a doctor who was on the WHO's COVID-19 mission to China. Here's what we learned about the virus' origins.

The shuttered Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in Wuhan, China, January 21, 2020. AP Photo/Dake Kang An international WHO team conducted a four-week investigation into the coronavirus' origins in Wuhan. Dominic Dwyer, a WHO doctor summarizes the findings: the virus came from animals and didn't leak from a lab. A Wuhan wet market was not the origin site of the pandemic, but frozen foods may have helped the virus spread. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As I write, I am...
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Moderna's coronavirus vaccine requires 2 shots given a month apart, which makes it tougher to get everyone fully inoculated

A nurse prepares a coronavirus vaccine developed by Moderna and the National Institutes of Health, July 2020. Hans Pennink/AP Moderna announced Monday that its coronavirus vaccine candidate was found to be 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 in clinical trials. The vaccine requires two shots administered four weeks apart, which could make distribution more complicated. People may need additional booster shots later, experts say. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Two co...
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Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine requires 2 shots given 3 weeks apart, which could make distribution more complicated

A volunteer receives an experimental vaccine for the coronavirus as part of a Pfizer clinical trial at the University of Maryland. University of Maryland Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine candidate is more than 90% effective in preventing COVID-19, the company announced Monday.  The vaccine involves two shots administered three weeks apart. People may later need additional booster shots too, experts say. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine candidate ...
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Time travel is theoretically possible, new calculations show. But that doesn't mean you could change the past.

Doc Brown and Marty McFly in "Back to the Future." Screenshot Time travel is possible based on the laws of physics, according to new calculations from researchers at the University of Queensland. But time-travelers wouldn't be able to alter the past in a measurable way, they say — the future would stay the same.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Imagine you could hop into a time machine, press a button, and journey back to 2019, before the new coronavirus made the leap f...
Tags: Science, China, New York City, Trends, Physics, Beijing, Time Travel, University Of Queensland, UC Berkeley, Einstein, Marty Mcfly, Nomura, Doc Brown, Paradoxes, Thomas Peter Reuters, Susie Neilson


The Best 100+ Reuters Photographs Of The Year 2016

Dairy cows nuzzle a barn cat as they wait to be milked at a farm in Granby, Quebec July 26, 2016. (Photo by Christinne Muschi/Reuters) A sloth holds on to the post of a traffic barrier on a highway, in this handout photo provided by Ecuador’s Transit Commission, in Quevedo, Ecuador. Transit police officers, who were patrolling the new highway found the sloth after it had apparently tried to cross the street and returned the animal to its natural habitat after a veterinarian found it to be in...
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Tokyo’s Hedgehog Cafe

Photo by Thomas Peter / Reuters A woman takes a selfie with a hedgehog at the Harry hedgehog cafe in Tokyo, Japan, April 5, 2016. Photo by Thomas Peter / Reuters In a new animal-themed cafe, 20 to 30 hedgehogs of different breeds scrabble and snooze in glass tanks in Tokyo’s Roppongi entertainment district. Photo by Thomas Peter / Reuters A fee of 1,000 yen ($9) on weekdays and 1,300 yen on holidays brings an hour of playing with and cuddling – carefully – the prickly mammals, which have l...
Tags: Japan, Animals, Tokyo, Harry, Roppongi, Thomas Peter Reuters, Thomas Peter Reuters Staffer Mizuki Murata, Thomas Peter Reuters Photo