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Marler out of Australia match after testing positive for Covid-19

Marler, 31, will isolate for ten days, as per government guidelines; All England players and staff have returned negative results, while the Rugby Football Union are awaiting additional PCR results

Last Updated: 09/11/21 12:51pm




Joe Marler came off the bench in Saturday’s Autumn Nations Series opener against Tonga

Joe Marler will miss England’s Autumn Nations Series Test match against Australia on Saturday after testing positive for Covid-19.

The Harlequins prop returned a positive lateral flow test on Monday, before a subsequent PCR test confirmed the result on Tuesday morning.

Marler, 31, will isolate for ten days, as per government guidelines.

All England players and staff have returned negative results, while the Rugby Football Union are awaiting additional PCR results.

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FDA Authorizes Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine For Kids As Young As 5

(CBS) — The Food and Drug Administration authorized a smaller dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11, a critical step for the more than 28 million children that may soon be eligible.

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COVID-19 lockdown had ‘undetectable effect’ on greenhouse gas buildup, as warming emissions stoked temps: report

Lockdown did little to dampen the rate of greenhouse gas buildup in Earth’s atmosphere last year, as the gases hit a record high and increased at a faster rate than the annual average for the past decade, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said in a report published Monday.

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