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Covid vaccines block disease, but do they stop infection?

As reports this week from Scotland and Israel—where much or most of the population have gotten COVID jabs—confirm that vaccines largely prevent people from getting sick, another question is emerging: do they also block infection? A lot depends on the answer, experts say. If vaccines being rolled out worldwide ward off not only symptoms but […]

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Why can’t some people admit defeat when they lose?

When US President-Elect Joe Biden and Deputy Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris gave their victory speeches on Saturday evening, local time, the tally of Electoral College votes showed they had decisively passed the crucial 270-vote threshold, delivering them to the White House this January. Tradition dictates the losing candidate also gives their own speech to concede […]

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Desperate to hit the gym when they reopen? Do these exercises first

Desperate to hit the gym when they reopen? Do these five exercises first, writes MARIAM AL-ROUBI The lockdown has given Britain something it did not need – an even more sedentary lifestyle. But it’s not just the closure of gyms and swimming pools that has harmed the nation’s well-being over the past three months.  Millions have also missed out on […]

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GPs are earning 14% LESS than they were in 2008, reveals study

GPs earn 14% LESS than they did in 2008, reveals study amid nationwide shortage of family doctors Researchers analysed data from surveys collected every two years Doctors used to earn £115,900 but only took home £98,300 in 2017 Their pay has stayed the same despite inflation, researchers found GPs now earn 14 per cent less than […]