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Bill Gates’ chilling Covid prediction ​

The tech baron has made another chilling prediction about the virus while urging countries to maintain vigilance.

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Powerful winter storm churns up the U.S. East Coast, bringing deep snow and high winds

A powerful nor’easter swept up the East Coast on Saturday.

Millions under weather alerts as major winter storm hits US and Canada

A winter storm is bringing heavy snow and ice to parts of the US and Canada, with millions under weather warnings.

Man gets genetically-modified pig heart in world-first transplant

A US man has become the first person in the world to get a heart transplant from a genetically-modified pig.

​You’re wearing the wrong mask for Omicron ​

Experts say the common blue masks worn by millions of Australians are not protecting them against the highly transmissible Omicron variant.

California is suddenly snow-capped and very wet. But how long will the water rush last?

Skiers and snowboarders enjoy fresh snow at Mountain High in Wrightwood. A recent snow survey in the Sierra had the snowpack at about 160% of average for this time of year.(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

Former President Donald Trump reveals ‘obvious’ sign behind Wuhan Covid lab leak theory

It was once dismissed as a “conspiracy theory”. But ex-President Donald Trump has shared one of the signs Covid-19 may have come from a Wuhan lab.

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Western Canada's heat wave is 'unprecedented.' Scientists say it will become more common with climate change

'There's going to continue being new normals until we stop emitting greenhouse gases,' says climate scientist

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Covid-19 lab leak evidence ‘overwhelming’, experts say

Scientists say the chance that Covid-19 emerged naturally in animals at the Wuhan wet market is “one in a million”.

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U.S. Report Found It Plausible Covid-19 Leaked From Wuhan Lab

The 2020 lab report was used by the State Department in its own inquiry during Trump administration

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COVID’s biggest conspiracy could be true ​

Evidence is growing that COVID-19 escaped a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan, and did not evolve naturally after all.

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Fully Vaccinated People Can Stop Wearing Masks in Most Settings, CDC Says

Fully vaccinated people don’t need to wear a mask or physically distance during outdoor or indoor activities, with few exceptions, federal health officials said, the fullest easing of pandemic recommendations so far.

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX launches astronauts on Crew-2 rocket to International Space Station

Four astronauts have blasted off from Florida on a recycled rocket in Elon Musk’s Crew-2 mission to the International Space Station.

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Biden pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions by up to 52% by 2030

The Biden administration is moving to address global warming by setting a new, economy-wide greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 50% to 52% below 2005 levels by 2030.

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EU agency says benefits of Johnson & Johnson vaccine outweigh blood clot risk

Experts at the agency that regulates drugs for the European Union said Tuesday that they found a “possible link” between the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and very rare blood clots after a small number of cases were reported in the United States, but they confirmed the vaccine’s benefits still outweighed the very small risks of recipients developing the unusual clots.

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Denmark terminates use of AstraZeneca vaccine in European first

Denmark on Tuesday announced it would stop using the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine altogether, becoming the first European country to do so over suspicions of rare but serious side effects.

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U.S. Seeks to Pause J&J Shot After Rare Clotting Cases

CDC and FDA urge the pause on the Covid vaccine over six reported US cases of a 'rare and severe' blood clot. Nearly 7 million doses have been given.

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