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Merck says its COVID-19 pill drastically reduced deaths during trial

Pharmaceutical company Merck has announced that its molnupiravir pill-based COVID-19 treatment “significantly” reduced the rates of hospitalization and death among patients during its Phase 3 MOVe-OUT trial. The benefits were observed among participants who had mild to moderate COVID-19, but who weren’t hospitalized at the time they started taking the oral treatment. Molnupiravir is a…

Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg says Chelsea boss Emma Hayes is ‘absolutely right’ over claims women should receive more money from European Championship next year thumbnail
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Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg says Chelsea boss Emma Hayes is ‘absolutely right’ over claims women should receive more money from European Championship next year

Olympique Lyonnais striker Ada Hegerberg has expressed her support for Chelsea manager Emma Hayes over the ongoing debate over the prize money for the 2022 women’s European Championships. UEFA recently that the prize pot for England-based tournament has increased from £6.9million to £13.7m for the 16 participating countries – just a fraction of the £317m…

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Science & Nature
Why You Need to Stop Assuming We’ll All Get COVID

Photo: DC Studio (Shutterstock)When the COVID-19 pandemic first began, in late 2019 and early 2020, there was a thought that maybe we could contain it—isolate the people who were sick, trace their contacts, and put them in quarantine, and the disease wouldn’t be able to spread. Other emerging diseases had fizzled out in the past,…

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Attacks on Sinema turn increasingly personal

Attacks on Sen. Kyrsten SinemaKyrsten SinemaSchumer sets one-month goal for passing two spending bills Democrats offer array of options for passing stalled infrastructure, reconciliation bills Christie: 2020 Joe Biden ‘is now officially dead and buried’ MORE (D-Ariz.) are becoming increasingly personal as she faces blowback for refusing to support the massive $3.5 trillion budget that…

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Grayscale Adds Solana and Uniswap to Crypto Investment Fund

Grayscale Investments has added solana and uniswap to its large-cap investment fund. This is the first time solana has been added to a Grayscale fund. The company now offers 15 funds, two of which are diversified portfolios. Solana and Uniswap Added to Grayscale Fund Grayscale Investments, the world’s largest digital currency asset manager, announced Friday…

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Entertainment
Life Is Strange: True Colors Jumps To 60 FPS

Just In Time Life Is Strange: True Colors is the latest installment in the supernatural teen drama anthology, and the first to be released since original developers Dontnod parted ways with the franchise. After working on a prequel to the first game, Before The Storm, Deck Nine Games have now taken the reins of the…

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Mercedes F1 : Hamilton pourrait prendre sa pénalité moteur au GP de Turquie

Lewis Hamilton pourrait être contraint de prendre le départ du Grand Prix de Turquie de ce week-end depuis le fond de la grille en raison de l’arrivée d’une 4e et nouvelle unité de puissance. Hamilton a épuisé son allocation de moteurs hors pénalité pour la saison 2021, et tout nouveau composant entraînera une rétrogradation sur…

USDA To Launch Loan Guarantee Initiative to Create More and Better Market Opportunities, Promote Competition and Strengthen America’s Food Supply Chain thumbnail
Health & Medical
USDA To Launch Loan Guarantee Initiative to Create More and Better Market Opportunities, Promote Competition and Strengthen America’s Food Supply Chain

Leverage $100 Million for Meat and Poultry Processing and Food Supply Chain Infrastructure WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 4, 2021 – As part of the Administration’s efforts to address food systems challenges arising from the pandemic as well as those going back decades, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA plans…

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September 2021 Saw Second-Most Background Checks of Any September in History

September 2021 witnessed the second-most background checks of any September since the inception of National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) checks for retail firearm sales. FBI figures show there were 2,626,389 NICS checks conducted in September, second only to the 2,892,115 conducted in September 2020. Breitbart News reported a similar story regarding August 2021…

China Tech Digest: NEV Booming During China’s National Day Holidays; China Achieves Mass Production Of Key Material For Chips thumbnail
Business
China Tech Digest: NEV Booming During China’s National Day Holidays; China Achieves Mass Production Of Key Material For Chips

NEV booming during China’s National Day Holidays Chinese new energy vehicle market has been booming during the National Day holidays. The stores of many mainstream NEV companies in Shanghai, such as Nio, Xiaopeng Motors, Leading Ideal, Huawei SERES and Tesla, are brisk. Now Nio’s several models will have to be waited a month or two…