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69 percent of UK Omicron cases are fully vaccinated breakthroughs, says the UK Health Security Agency
69 Percent of UK Omicron Cases in Fully Vaccinated
Omicron Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases continue to balloon, affecting fully vaccinated and boosted individuals at a much higher rate than the Delta variant. Based on data through Dec. 20 published by the UK Health...
UK doctors have offered kids with learning disabilities Do Not Resuscitate DNACPR orders, sometimes without informed consent, amid the COVID pandemic.
UK Kids With Learning Disabilities Offered Do Not Resuscitate Orders During COVID
Several medical practitioners in the United Kingdom have offered children who have learning disabilities the option to not be resuscitated if their heart stops during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, according to new reports. ...
TikTok homemade bomb trend damages the eyesight of a Swedish youth
TikTok Challenge: Homemade Bomb Trend Leads to Swedish Youth Damaging Eyes
A dangerous trend has emerged on TikTok that involves mixing chemicals to create homemade bombs. Recently, a Swedish youth who participated in this trend ended up damaging his eyesight. The youth was a student of...
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The Legend of Saint Nicholas, and How He Evolved Into Santa
The legend of St Nicholas revolves around a Christian monk who lived during the third to fourth century and inspired the fabled figure Santa Claus. Santa is depicted as a rotund and merry man who...
Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin via a video link, from the Great Hall of the People on December 2, 2019 in Beijing, China.
Russia and China Looking to Strengthen Ties But Remain Shy of Mutual Military Support
Amid rising tensions with the West, Russia and China are seeking to strengthen their ties. However, experts believe that the two countries are still not in a position to support each other militarily. On Dec....
The European Union will now void fully vaccinated status 9 months after the receipt of the last booster injection.
9 Month Booster Cycle Now Required to Maintain EU Vaccine Passport
The European Union will remove individuals from the registrar of fully vaccinated individuals every nine months unless they continually accept a new booster injection of a Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. The European Commission made...
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The Legend of Tomten, and a Craft to Make Him Yours
The Christmas season is a time for faith and magic; a time for showing kindness and gratitude. In Sweden, there is a special type of magic unique to Scandinavia. Already famous for its trolls, Sweden...
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Exploring the Deep and Mysterious Holloways of Dorset
The word “holloways” is derived from the Anglo-Saxon term “hola weg,” meaning ”harrowed path,” or “sunken road.” While the ancient Oregon Trail, which was used by thousands of pioneers heading west through North America, has...
Bayern is the first German warship to be sent to the South China Sea in 20 years.
German Warship Deployed in South China Sea, First Time in Two Decades
On Dec.15, a German warship sailed through the contentious South China Sea for the first time in around 20 years. By doing so, Germany joined other Western nations like the United States and the United...