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COVID-19 vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna that use mRNA technology provide the biggest boost to antibody levels when given 10-12 weeks after the second dose, a new British study has found. The "COV-Boost" study was cited by British officials when they announced that Pfizer and Moderna were preferred for use in the country's booster campaign, but the data has only been made publicly available now. The study found that six of the seven boosters examined enhanced immunity after initial vaccination with Pfizer-BioNTech's vaccine, while all seven increased immunity when given after two doses of AstraZeneca's vaccine.
Richard E Grant has said he was left “confounded” after being stuck in a quarantine hotel charging more than twice as much as a similar alternative nearby.
The exhibition is open until January 17 at the Musée de l'Homme in Paris.View on euronews
YouTuber drives down freeway on Go-Kart
Democrats are hoping that Congress is nearing the finish line in its seven-month trek on President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion social and environment package
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We’ve been here before, with the fate of abortion rights throughout the United States in doubt and awaiting a decision by the Supreme Court
Fire service vehicles in Oaklyn, New Jersey, were covered in bright lights for a “Parade of Lights” on December 2.This footage, livestreamed by the Oaklyn Fire Department, shows the vehicles, covered in Christmas lights and ornaments, lined up and departing for the parade. Credit: Oaklyn Fire Department via Storyful
Solihull MP describes ‘sense of anger’ in community after ‘horrible torture’ of ‘young, defenceless boy’
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Omicron driving record rate of Covid infection in South African province. Officials say variant’s R number is believed to be above 6, though most cases are mild and no deaths reported
Courtney Ridgeway, 21, attacked the victim following a dispute.
Instagram comedian Jordan Firstman has spoken out about the misconception that the gay community’s suffering is over.
The Scottish Government said the restrictions are proportionate and necessary to protect public health.
German authorities say they have received a request from Britain to approve the extradition of a suspected Russian spy who worked at the U.K.‘s Embassy in Berlin
MI5’s head of hostile states counterintelligence has called for an overhaul of the Official Secrets Act, complaining it is a “staggering” 100 years out of date.
Indirect U.S.-Iranian talks on saving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal broke off until next week as European officials voiced dismay on Friday at sweeping demands by Iran's new, hardline government. The seventh round of talks in Vienna is the first with delegates sent by Iran's anti-Western President Ebrahim Raisi on how to resuscitate the agreement under which Iran limited its nuclear program in return for relief from economic sanctions.
A delegation of politicians from Mongolia visited one of Buddhism's holiest temples in India on Friday 3 December. One of the delegation has since tested positive for Covid-19, causing alarm amongst the authorities, who are now attempting to trace his contacts. The delegation of 23 visited the Bodhgaya Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya in Bihar. The UNESCO World Heritage Site marks the spot where the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment. The group was led by Chairman of State Great Khural, the parliament of Mongolia, Gombojav Zandanshatar. The group included ministers, members of parliament, the Mongolian ambassador to India, and others. They spent two days in the holy city, visiting sites related to Buddha, including the famous Dungeshwari hills where he meditated for seven years before attaining enlightenment.
A house in Texas was transformed into every Christmas lover’s dream, thanks to an elaborate light display inspired by the board game Candy Land.Footage by Brandon Lee Brown shows his Wichita Falls yard decked out in the festive display, which he began back in 2015.“Been doing Christmas lights all my life. We wanted something we could expand on over the years. My wife’s favorite game as a kid was Candy Land, so we went with it,” Brown told Storyful.“Currently I have 40 cutouts, 170,768 lights, 476 [squares for the] custom-made light-up pathway, two 34-foot mega trees, and a 16-foot-tall, 50-foot-wide castle,” he said. Credit: Brandon Lee Brown via Storyful
Civil servants are being ordered to be wary of lobbying attempts by former ministers in the wake of Lord Hammond's approach to the Treasury on behalf of a paying client.