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UK can expect thousands of Covid deaths every year, warn scientists

Disease will circulate alongside flu and other seasonal viruses and become part of accepted winter illnessCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageBritain faces the prospect of thousands of annual Covid deaths for years to come, scientists have warned.They say waves of cases are likely to sweep the country every winter as Covid-19 joins other seasonal viruses, including...

Ink positive: how tattoos can heal the mind as well as adorn the body

Forget the stereotypes – getting inked can be a powerful means of reclaiming your body and processing grief or traumaIf one thing has become obvious in the summer heat and the inevitable baring of flesh, it’s the degree to which body art is now the norm. At the pool, the park, or the pub beer garden, you’ll find an enormous variety of designs inked on the skin representing the breadth of...

Boeing’s second Starliner mission to the ISS is a make-or-break moment

December 20, 2019, was supposed to be a landmark moment for the US space program and the US space industry, Boeing in particular. Boeing has been a partner of NASA since the agency’s inception in 1958—the company or those it acquired built the capsules that took Apollo astronauts to the moon and later built the space shuttle, and it helps operate the International Space Station. On that...

Sarah Perry: As an author, I felt useless in the pandemic. So I trained to be a vaccinator

Inspired by a desire to be good and help others during the pandemic, novelist Sarah Perry trained to vaccinate people. But what does it mean to be good when there is so much bad faith?Earlier this year – lockdown three: no sign of spring – I travelled to an airport to try to be good. Dogged for months by the sense of my own uselessness, and having wept with relief and accumulated sorrow when...

Image: Hubble spots squabbling galactic siblings

A dramatic triplet of galaxies takes center stage in this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, which captures a three-way gravitational tug-of-war between interacting galaxies. This system—known as Arp 195—is featured in the Atlas of Peculiar Galaxies, a list which showcases some of the weirder and more wonderful galaxies in the universe.

UN warns hunger is expected to rise in 23 global hotspots

Hunger is expected to rise in 23 global hotspots in the next three months with the highest alerts for "catastrophic" situations in Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region, southern Madagascar, Yemen, South Sudan and northern Nigeria, two U.N. agencies warned Friday.

NSW Covid outbreak: death toll rises as two-thirds of new cases under 40

Man in his 60s dies at home in south-west Sydney as NSW reports 210 new locally acquired casesFollow our coronavirus live blogState v state: war of words heats up over Sydney and Melbourne lockdownsFrom social distancing bracelets to vaccine priority: how NSW supermarkets are tackling CovidNSW restrictions; NSW hotspots; border restrictionsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our...

Queensland Covid lockdown: ‘enormous number’ of hotspots expected after six new cases

Eleven LGAs locked down from 4pm on Saturday as deputy premier says state must ‘go hard and go early’Follow our coronavirus live blogQld Covid restrictions and lockdown: Brisbane and regional Queensland coronavirus rules explainedState v state: war of words heats up over Sydney and Melbourne lockdownsVaccine rollout tracker; get our free news app; get our morning email briefingSouth-east...

Eutelsat Quantum: breakthrough reprogrammable satellite launches

Transmission beams can be reconfigured from the ground, whereas most commercial satellites are hard-wired before launchThe world’s first commercial fully reprogrammable satellite has been launched, ushering in a new era of more flexible communications.Unlike conventional models that are designed and “hard-wired” on Earth and cannot be repurposed once in orbit, the UK-engineered Eutelsat...

Covid clusters among the vaccinated are killing our back-to-normal dreams

They were gold miners in French Guiana, revelers in Cape Cod, and Indian health-care workers. Even though they inhabit worlds apart, they ended up having two things in common. All were vaccinated against covid-19. And they all became part of infection clusters. In recent weeks, cases like these are proving that covid-19 transmission chains and superspreading events can occur even in groups...

Covid Australia live news update: NSW lockdown protesters urged to stay home by police

Anti-lockdown protests planned in Sydney after Scott Morrison and state and territory leaders back pathway out of rolling lockdownsCan Australia fix its CovidSafe app and turn the pandemic into a ‘pingdemic’?State v state: war of words heats up over Sydney and Melbourne lockdownsFrom social distancing bracelets to vaccine priority: how NSW supermarkets are tackling CovidNSW restrictions; NSW...


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