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Fourth vaccine dose boosts antibodies, researchers say, but likely not enough to prevent Omicron breakthrough infections
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Fourth vaccine dose boosts antibodies, researchers say, but likely not enough to prevent Omicron breakthrough infections

Early data out of Israel suggests that a fourth dose of either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna coronavirus vaccine can bring an increase in antibodies — more than what’s been seen after a third dose — but it still might not be enough to protect against breakthrough infections caused by the Omicron variant. “These are very…MORE

How Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker’s training helped fellow hostages survive the Texas synagogue attack

How Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker’s training helped fellow hostages survive the Texas synagogue attack

Behind Rabbi Charlie Cytron-Walker’s warm, disarming smile is a leader who’s willing to attack an armed man holding his congregants hostage. On Saturday, a stranger knocked on the door of Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, Texas. The rabbi, assuming the stranger needed shelter from the cold, invited him in and made him tea, Cytron-Walker told…MORE

What it was like inside the Colleyville, Texas, synagogue during the 11-hour hostage standoff
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What it was like inside the Colleyville, Texas, synagogue during the 11-hour hostage standoff

It started like most any Saturday for members of Congregation Beth Israel. Families of the Reform Jewish synagogue just outside Dallas-Fort Worth had gathered — in person and online — to participate in the Sabbath service, even amid the twin perils of a fresh pandemic wave and a swelling tide of attacks on Jewish people…MORE

‘Yellowjackets’ fans can expect more Lottie — and cannibalism — in Season 2, series creators say
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‘Yellowjackets’ fans can expect more Lottie — and cannibalism — in Season 2, series creators say

Note: Beware spoilers for “Yellowjackets” Season 1. The much-buzzed-about Showtime series “Yellowjackets” just finished its first season. Naturally, its rabid fans are already theorizing about what Season 2 has in store. Series creators Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson have some clues. In interviews timed to the season finale, the pair confirmed that fans can expect…MORE

Why protecting the planet is essential to preventing future pandemics
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Why protecting the planet is essential to preventing future pandemics

Almost two years since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, scientific breakthroughs powered by international collaboration have helped us create vaccines and other treatments that can help tackle the health crisis. But our broken relationship with the natural world continues to make us vulnerable to pandemics and that is something that global governments and businesses…MORE

Tonga volcano eruption likely not large enough to affect global climate, experts say
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Tonga volcano eruption likely not large enough to affect global climate, experts say

Though massive volcanoes have the potential to affect global temperatures and weather, the eruption near Tonga on Saturday was likely not large enough to impact global climate, experts tell CNN. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai eruption on Saturday was enormous; likely the largest in 30 years, according to experts. It injected a huge cloud of ash and sulfur…MORE

Los Angeles nurse dies after being attacked at bus stop

Los Angeles nurse dies after being attacked at bus stop

A woman is dead after she was violently attacked while waiting for a bus in downtown last week, according to the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD). She was a longtime nurse who “worked tirelessly and selflessly” according to her employer. Police ​say they responded Thursday ​around 5:15 a.m. to a call of an assault at…MORE

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