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Israeli Study Says South African Variant Can ‘Break Through’ The Pfizer Vaccine

Daily Mail: Mutant South African Covid-19 variant can 'break through' the Pfizer jab, study finds * Scientists studied 400 people who tested positive at least 14 days after jab * The variant was eight times more prevalent in those who had two jabs than none * It was seen in …

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Covid-19 Coronavirus Pandemic In Brazil — News Updates April 11, 2021

Al Jazeera: ‘Out of control’: Brazil’s COVID surge sparks regional fears Brazil’s South American neighbours worry a COVID-19 variant will spread quickly and lead to another wave of deaths. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Almost a year ago to the day, the jungle city of Manaus grabbed international headlines after …

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Shortage Of Vital Components Is Threatening The Global Covid Vaccine Rollout

A shortage of plastic growbags where vaccine cells are grown has hampered the global vaccine supply, according to the Novavax chief executive. Photograph: Pavlo Gonchar/SOPA Images/REX/Shutterstock The Guardian: Global Covid vaccine rollout threatened by shortage of vital components Pharmaceutical firms warn of delays to items such as the large bags …

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Air-Mobility General Wants The US Air Force’s Biggest PlanseDo More Than Carry Things In The Next War

Airmen load equipment on a C-5M Super Galaxy at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, May 10, 2019. US Air Force/Senior Airman Cassandra Johnson Business Insider: US Air Force's biggest planes need to do more than carry things in the next war, air-mobility general says * The US military believes a …

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US Marines Are Choosing Not To Get COVID-19 Vaccines Because They Think They Were Developed Too Quickly

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. David H. Berger receives the COVID-19 vaccine as part of Operation Warp Speed at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Maryland, Dec 22, 2020. (Lance Cpl. Tyler W. Abbott/ Marine Corps) Daily Mail: REVEALED: Nearly 40 percent of the Marines are choosing not to …

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U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin Has Arrived In Israel Sunday For Two Days Of Talks

Defense Minister Benny Gantz, right, walks alongside US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin during an honor guard ceremony at Israel's military headquarters in Tel Aviv on April 11, 2021. (Ariel Hermoni) I just arrived in Israel where I’m looking forward to a series of robust discussions with our Israeli friends on …

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Iran Reports ‘Electrical Incident’ At Natanz Nuclear Site

The National: Iran's underground nuclear lab hit by power cut after new centrifuge installed The incident comes a day after Iran said it had installed new, faster centrifuges at the site Iran’s Natanz nuclear site suffered power problems on Sunday just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges, state TV …

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U.S. And Chinese Carrier Groups Are Massing In The South China Sea

US Navy Warzone/The Drive: U.S. And Chinese Carrier Groups Mass In The South China Sea The northern reaches of the South China Sea have become very busy as of late with two U.S. carrier groups and one Chinese carrier group in the region. Tensions between China and its regional neighbors …

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The Head Of Mossad Is Traveling To Washington In A Bid To Block A US Return To The Iran Nuclear Deal

A high-powered delegation from #Israel will travel to Washington to meet with the Biden administration over the #Iran JCPOA–Director of the Mossad Yossi Cohen, IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi, and head of Military Intelligence Tamir Heyman. https://t.co/baM9w4ZkIu — Jason Brodsky (@JasonMBrodsky) April 8, 2021 Times Of Israel: Mossad chief …

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Scores Killed On Friday In Myanmar Crackdown On Protesters

Reuters: Myanmar security forces with rifle grenades kill over 80 protesters – monitoring group (Reuters) – Myanmar security forces fired rifle grenades at protesters in a town near Yangon on Friday, killing more than 80 people, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) monitoring group and a domestic news outlet …

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