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Flint Water Crisis Charges Dismissed Against Ex-Gov. Snyder

A judge dismissed criminal charges against former Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder in the Flint water crisis, months after the state Supreme Court said indictments returned by...

States With the Worst COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Unvaccinated people are at higher risk of severe sickness from COVID-19 compared with those who received a vaccine. While over 50% of the population in every U.S. state...

New Omicron Subvariants Increasing in the U.S.

Studies have suggested that coronavirus subvariants XBB, BQ.1.1 and BQ.1 are particularly good at evading prior immunity from infections and vaccines. Subvariants BQ.1.1...

China to Drop Travel Tracing as It Relaxes ‘Zero COVID’

China will drop a travel tracing requirement as part of an uncertain exit from its strict “zero-COVID” policies that have elicited widespread dissatisfaction. At...

White House: Repealing Military Vaccine Mandate Would be a ‘Mistake’

White House officials on Wednesday called ending the military vaccine mandate through must-pass legislation in Congress a ‘mistake’ but would not say whether Biden...

Better Imaging Allows More Women to Opt for Breast-Conserving Surgery

Mastectomy has long been the standard of care for certain breast cancer patients, but it still may be more extensive than many women need, a new study suggests....

Australia’s Telstra Suffers Privacy Breach, 132,000 Customers Impacted

Australia’s largest telecoms firm Telstra Corp Ltd said on Sunday that 132,000 customers were impacted by an internal error that led to disclosure of customer...

White gays over-represented in monkey pox vaccination, according to study

A study by authorities in New York published yesterday shows that African-American men are vaccinated against Monkey Pox much less often than American men from other...

Less children and more work: Disney and Netflix will cover abortion expenses

Disney, Netflix and other major media companies will pay the travel costs of Us employees who have to travel to another state for the procedure by removing the US...

Citigroup to lay off unvaccinated staff in the US at the end of January

The American investment bank Citigroup will send employees in the United States who have not yet been vaccinated on unpaid leave by the end of next week and even dismiss...