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Part of a Massive, Uncontrolled Rocket Will Crash to Earth This Sunday. Here’s What We Know

This weekend, a massive, uncontrolled rocket booster is predicted to hurtle back to Earth, with a high chance that at least some of the debris will be large enough to survive the descent and smash into our planet.   The booster is 53.6 meters (176 feet) long and weighs around 23 metric tons, and belongs […]

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US will get an answer on second boosters for adults under 50 ‘reasonably soon,’ Fauci says

“Hopefully we’ll get an answer reasonably soon,” Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN’s Laura Coates. Second boosters have been authorized for US adults 50 and up, as well as certain people with weakened immune systems, since March. But for anyone under the age of 50, only one booster is authorized. Fauci’s comments come amid a worrisome […]

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Gaming

FDA says updated COVID-19 Omicron boosters won’t require new clinical trials | Engadget

A official said vaccine makers won’t need to carry out fresh clinical trials to receive approval for booster shots they’re updating for newer Omicron variants. Dr. Peter Marks, who runs the FDA’s Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, told the agency will use data from trials for vaccines that target BA.1 — the Omicron variant […]

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Entertainment

Watch a Trailer for Joel Kim Booster’s New Netflix Stand-up Special

It’s a big month for comedian Joel Kim Booster. Fire Island, the romantic comedy he wrote and stars in, came out to overwhelmingly positive reviews on Hulu at the start of June, and his latest stand-up special will be hitting Netflix next week. Psychosexual, his first hour-long, and first Netflix special, arrives on June 21, […]

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Business

Scientists divided on need for 4th Covid shot after FDA quietly approved another round of boosters

Cathy Dozal gets her second booster shot against COVID-19 from Vocational nursing student, Patricia Lizardo, at Long Beach City College in Long Beach on Wednesday, March 30, 2022. Brittany Murray | Medianews Group | Getty Images Leading U.S. scientists and physicians worry that the FDA and CDC are moving too fast in approving a fourth […]

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Business

Meta says employees no longer need Covid boosters to come to U.S. offices

Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images Facebook parent Meta Platforms will stop insisting that employees have Covid booster shots in order to come to its facilities in the U.S., a spokesperson confirmed to CNBC on Friday. Technology companies have begun the process of luring their workers back to their corporate campuses. Meta, as well as Microsoft, […]

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Business

Walgreens beats earnings expectations after omicron-fueled demand for tests and boosters lifted sales

A person enters a Walgreens store in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Tuesday, April 13, 2021. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walgreens Boots Alliance on Thursday announced fiscal second-quarter earnings that topped analysts’ expectations, after the omicron variant of Covid-19 intensified demand for booster shots and tests during the winter months. The […]

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Canada

Omicron wave in Ontario long-term care homes blunted by vaccines, boosters, province says | CBC News

Ontario long-term care homes where the majority of residents have three or four COVID-19 vaccine doses, have been spared mass deaths during the Omicron wave despite infection levels similar to those seen in early 2020, according to new figures from the province. New data from the province shows 6,572 residents caught the virus between Dec. 15, 2021 and […]

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Finance

Facebook delays return to office until March, Covid-19 boosters required

The Menlo Park, Calif.-based company previously planned to fully reopen offices for vaccinated employees on Jan. 31. Read more here US Top News and Analysis

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Science

NO fourth Covid vaccine needed – UK officials issue new guidance on boosters

A FOURTH Covid vaccine won’t be required, new evidence released by UK health officials has suggested. Read more here Daily Express :: Science Feed