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Israel says Pfizer Covid vaccine is just 39% effective as delta spreads, but still prevents severe illness

People receive a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine inside a Covid-19 mass vaccination center at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Monday, Jan. 4, 2020. Kobi Wolf | Bloomberg | Getty Images Pfizer and BioNTech‘s Covid-19 vaccine is just 39% effective in Israel where the delta variant is the dominant strain, but still… Read More »

National ballet company predicts largest audiences in years for its return after Covid halt

The American Ballet Theatre — the country’s national ballet company — has announced it will be returning to the stage in New York City this October, a year after halting indoor performances due to Covid. “We cannot wait to see ABT in the Lincoln Center theaters that are our home,” ABT Executive Director Kara Medoff… Read More »

More than 1.8million Britons say they are suffering from ‘long Covid’, survey finds

More than 1.8million Britons say they are suffering from ‘long Covid’, survey finds Office for National Statistics questioned 39,000 Britons on long Covid They found 6.2 per cent said they had long Covid from April to June this year Scientists are still not sure how many people in Britain have the condition  By Luke Andrews… Read More »

France: Thousands protest against vaccination, COVID passes

Thousands of people marched around France to protest mandatory vaccinations for health care workers and COVID-19 passes that will be required to enter restaurants and other venues By CONSTANTIN GOUVY and ANGELA CHARLTON Associated Press July 17, 2021, 5:33 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article PARIS — Thousands of… Read More »