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Pfizer will develop a booster dose to protect people from COVID-19 variants after seeing decreased immunity from their vaccine. The pharmaceutical giant said it would seek emergency use authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration for a booster dose in August after releasing more data on how well a third booster dose of the…

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Queensland drivers will be banned from having their mobile phones on their laps while behind the wheel under tough new rules to stamp out distracted driving on the state’s roads. Picture: Supplied Queensland drivers face $1000 fines and four demerit points if they’re caught on camera using their phones behind the wheel or not wearing…

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US President Joe Biden says the country’s military mission in Afghanistan will conclude Aug. 31 with “speed is safety” as he seeks to end the nearly 20-year war. “We did not go to Afghanistan to build a nation,” Biden said in a speech to update his administration’s ongoing efforts to end the US war. “Afghan…

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There are 45 cases linked to a superspreader party. Picture: NCA NewsWire / Damian Shaw How and where Sydney’s Covid-19 outbreak is spreading has been laid bare in a new list issued by the state’s health department.NSW recorded 38 new cases on Thursday with many of those unlinked and in the city’s southwest, sparking fears…

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A brown bear bear He pulled a woman from her tent in a small U.S. town in the middle of the night and killed her before other campers could use bear spray to force the bruin out of the area, wildlife officials said. Leah Davis Lokan, 65, of Chico, California, was on a long-distance bike…

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Health workers dressed in Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) conduct COVID-19 testing at the Fairfield Showground Sypath Drive-through Clinic, in Sydney. Picture: NCA NewsWire/Bianca De Marchi NSW has issued a significant list of new exposure sites including both close and casual contacts, much of those across western Sydney, warning both must immediately isolate and get tested.…

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