The former vice president of the World Health Organization’s European Advisory Group of experts in immunization; ProfessorChristian Perronne, yesterday said that all vaccinated people must quarantine over the winter months or risk serious illness. Perronne specializes in tropical pathologies and emerging infectious diseases ... See more here ... ....
A number of studies are converging on the fact that two doses of vaccination has poor vaccine effectiveness against Omicron. Three doses does slightly better, but the effect will rapidly wane as antibody titers fall, and infection is certain as the number of exposures increase ...First, KaiserSouthern California ... Follow the red line ... NOTE ... Conclusion.
As Boris Johnson and the Conservative party anxiously tread political water while repeatedly being pulled under by strife and disgrace, two plotlines are unfolding ... the dire implications of Johnson’s antics for people’s trust in politics, and a gap between Westminster and the country that may now be bigger than ever ... It’s not just Johnson ... Read more ... .
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Two U.S. aircraft carrier groups have entered the disputed South China Sea for training, the Department of Defense said on Monday in what a senior commander said was a move to reassure allies and demonstrate resolve to “counter malign influence.” ...U.S ...The U.S. Department of Defense said the two U.S ... The news of the U.S ... .
French designer Thierry Mugler, who reigned over fashion in the 1980s and was as famous for his fantastical couture as for his blockbuster fashion shows, died on Sunday. He was 73 ... "I always thought that fashion was not enough on its own and that it had to be shown in its musical and theatrical environment," he once said ... Showman at heart ... .
The Tongan government has said that as many as 84% of its 105,000 population had been affected by ash fall and a tsunami triggered by an underwater volcanic eruption. Tsunami waves triggered by the volcano swept Tonga last week, destroying villages, buildings and the coast ... It said there were under two dozen injuries, most from Nomuka island ... .
JERUSALEM. Israel’s cabinet approved on Sunday the launch of a state investigation into an affair involving the purchase of submarines and other warships from Germany, a case that has embroiled close confidants of former Prime MinisterBenjamin Netanyahu...The Cabinet authorised establishing a state investigation into the case by vote ... .
Italy’s parliament was due Monday to start voting on a new president amid uncertainty over whether the man many see as the best for the job -- Prime MinisterMario Draghi -- will eventually land it ... “He is the only strong candidate. The other names that are circulating…are frankly underwhelming,” he said ... local time (1400GMT).
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s High Court is set to rule Monday on whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange can take his fight against U.S. extradition to the U.K.Supreme Court... Just over a year ago, a district court judge in London rejected a U.S. extradition request on the grounds that Assange was likely to kill himself if held under harsh U.S ... U.S ... .