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In a pair of Cape Town warehouses converted into a maze of airlocked sterile rooms, young scientists are assembling and calibrating the equipment needed to reverse engineer a coronavirus vaccine that has yet to reach South Africa and most of the world's poorest people. It's a last resort effort to make doses for people going without, and the intellectual property implications are still murky. “We are doing this for Africa at this moment, and that drives us,” said Emile Hendricks, a 22-year-old biotechnologist for Afrigen Biologics and Vaccines, the company trying to reproduce the Moderna jab.
Sudeikis is naughty. He was back in red suit and horns to reprise his role of The Devil on "Saturday Night Live."
But as for QAnon, Satan warns: “Don’t drag my good name into your sick fantasies."
MOOSE JAW, Sask. — The perfect start to Winnipeg's season was on the line down three goals in the third period, but the Ice scored four times in the game's final nine minutes to stun the Moose Jaw Warriors 5-4 in WHL action on Saturday. The Ice improved to 9-0-0 this season while the Warriors dropped to 3-5-0. Down 4-1 in the third and facing defeat for the first time this year, Winnipeg got two goals from Matthew Savoie – at 10:59 and 13:05 – to get within one. Nolan Orzeck scored the equalizer
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake was reported Saturday evening at 10:11 p.m. Pacific time 13 miles from Yilan, Taiwan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Australia Covid update: as most Victoria restrictions lift next month, ‘vaccinated economy’ to stay for 2022. Unvaccinated Victorians to be banned from bookshops to football games until at least 2023, while similar restrictions in NSW to lift in December
High school girls' volleyball: Southern Section playoff results and updated pairings
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Benjamin Kikanovic scored for the second consecutive game and the San Jose Earthquakes tied 1-1 with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night. Cristian Espinoza played a long arcing clearance that, after a couple tie-ups left a player from each team on the ground, the 21-year-old Kikanovic ran upon about 30-yards out and then beat goalkeeper Maxime Crépeau with a low shot from near the penalty spot to tie the score in the 60th minute. The Whitecaps have managed just one
CALGARY — A 20-17 win over the host Calgary Stampeders on Saturday was a breakthrough of sorts for Saskatchewan Roughriders quarterback Cody Fajardo and head coach Craig Dickenson. Fajardo went into the game winless in four career starts against Calgary, which was the only CFL club he hadn't earned a win against. Dickenson earned his first win as Saskatchewan's head coach over the Stampeders, who are coached by his brother Dave. "Winning here at McMahon, it's been tough," Fajardo said on a post-
The notion of Chinese democracy is not the same as that in the West. The political system in China is more about consensus building within a greater voice rather than the protracted bargaining to arrive at decisions common in the West.
Ever wondered what you’d say to a therapist, given the chance? We asked Dr Sheri Jacobson, a retired psychotherapist with over 17 years’ clinical experience and the founder of HarleyTherapy.com, for advice on the things we worry about in private. Have a question for a therapist? Submit yours for Sheri. Question: No matter how hard I try, I can’t get into any hobbies. It makes me worried that I’m lazy or boring. When everyone was getting into baking and crochet and rollerblading in the pandemic,
“There’s a name for that!” This is a frequent comment under TikTok videos in which the creator is discussing their all-consuming fear of sickness. Google searches for emetophobia tripled between October 2020 and October 2021 in the UK, and the #emetophobia hashtag on TikTok has 92.1 million views at the time of writing. Is the phobia on the rise or is it just (finally) being more widely discussed? And is social media really the best place to go to talk about it? Research into emetophobia is gene
1,000 Years of Joys and Sorrows by Ai Weiwei review – a life of dissent. The artist’s memoir reveals a rebellious spirit, inherited from his persecuted poet father, which sustained him through detention by Chinese authorities
I’ve never thought about being a dad. Until now…. Michael Segalov always presumed fatherhood was not for him. Then his beloved grandmother died and he found himself thinking about having kids. But that meant learning about new and radical approaches to being a parent
Bring it home: stay, try and buy holiday getaways. Ten of the best small-scale UK stays showcasing furnishings and artwork that you can purchase before, during or after your break
Romantic partner? Who needs one when it’s friends who truly help us get through life. I’m sceptical of ‘happily ever after’. Platonic love is the key to wellbeing
Murder, missing money and cover-up claims: South Carolina family mystery grips America. In the swampy surrounds of South Carolina’s low country, the scandal involving the wealthy, powerful Murdaughs is billowing – but if people know things, they’re not saying
In Trump’s Shadow: David Drucker surveys the Republican runners and riders for 2024. Mike Pence and Marco Rubio are among presidential alternatives examined by a writer with knowledge and access
All hail the net zero strategy: a year late and lacking in both ambition and funding. The UK rushed out its climate plan just days before Cop26 – and it shows. The planet can’t afford further bluster and delay