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Moderna's Covid vaccine appears to be the world's best defense against Covid-19. Credit ... Bess Adler for Hfrance .fr
1. The FDA has paved the way for a new round of rulings on which Americans should receive coronavirus booster shots.
Regulators published a review of Moderna which found a half-dose booster at least six months after the second dose significant increase in rates of 'antibody . But the agency has not taken a position on the need.
An independent advisory group will review available data on Moderna and Johnson & Johnson boosters at meetings scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Votes are scheduled on whether to recommend emergency authorization of the booster shots for both vaccines. Although the votes of the panel are not binding, the F.D.A. usually follows them.
Vaccines were difficult to sell for the police . In the United States, many more law enforcement officers died from Covid-19 than from any other work-related cause in 2020 and 2021. Image China's central bank released a rare comment last month saying it would be monitoring the real estate market. Credit ... Wu Hong / EPA, via Shutterstock
2. Global economic recovery falters as resurgence coronavirus in critical links of global supply chains is hampering progress, MFI warned.
The global growth forecast wasde reduced to 5.9% from 6% , and the US growth forecast has been reduced from 7% to 6%. The fund warned that disparities in vaccine distribution threaten to prolong the unrest.
In other economic news, China's attempt to cool its expensive and debt-ridden housing thr market eats an important economic driver: door-to-door sales . Almost three-quarters of Chinese household wealth is now homeownership. Image A morgue has been set up to handle a wave of Covid-19 deaths in Birmingham, England in April 2020. Credit ... Andrew Testa for Hfrance.fr
3. Britain's initial response to Covid -19 "ranks as one of the biggest public health failures the UK has ever seen ", a parliamentary inquiry found.
The highly critical report blamed the British government for "several thousand preventable deaths ". Indeed, the report says, the government pursued an ill-conceived strategyof immunity when it failed to conduct full-scale testing and delayed the imposition of lockdowns or rules in the early months of the pandemic.
Our science editors review the title of past pandemics and current science can tell us about our future with Covid. Image Under the proposed guidelines, doctors would be discouraged from starting patients with a daily dose of baby aspirin. Credit ... Alay
4. Low-dose aspirin should no longer be initially prescribed in an attempt to prevent a first heart attack or stroke, a US panel suggested.
The proposed recommendation is based on mountain g evidence that the risk of serious side effects, including the risk of bleeding, wins far on the benefit . The panel of experts, the US Task Force on Preventive Services, also plans to withdraw from its 2016 recommendation to take baby aspirin for prevention of colorectal cancer, which was considered a revolutionary direction at the time.
The draft guidelines would not apply to those who already take aspirin or to those who have had a heart attack. Those who take infant aspirin should speak to their doctor. Image On Sunday Jon Gruden sent an email in which he used a racist trope. Credit ... Rick Scuteri / Associated Press
5. Homophobic and misogynistic remarks led to the rapid downfall of Jon Gruden as coach of the Las Vegas Raiders.
His resignation yesterday came hours after The Times detailed seven years of emails in which it used insults to denigrate important NFL personalities. These comments were discovered during a workplace misconduct review at the Washington football team which ended this summer. It follows an earlier report of a racist statement about a leading union, which the NFL is already investigating into Gruden.
The Raiders moved to a new $ 2 billion stadium in Las Vegas last year, hoping to build a soccer dynasty. Things did not happen cas they had hoped .
Separately, the Brooklyn Nets banned Kyrie Irving of all games until he is" eligible to be a full participant ". The team danced around his vaccine status, but its CEO told The Times: “If he was vaccinated, we wouldn't be having this discussion. " Image Sunday for food aid in the Amhara region of northern Ethiopia. Credit ... Jemal Countess / Images figcaption >
6. Ethiopian forces have launched a major offensive in an attempt to reverse the gains of the Tigrayan rebels, officials said.
The UN said the attack would be aggravate the humanitarian crisis in a region which is plunging into the worst famine in the world since a decade. With the Ethiopian government blocking aid shipments, some hungry Tigrayans are eating leaves to survive.
The assault, which was expected weeks ago, began in the Amhara region, which s Tigray to the south. But a strict government communications blackout means few details can be confirmed.
For Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Ministert winner of the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, the offensive is an effort to take control of a brutal 11-month war that has has ruined his reputation as a peacemaker. Image An entrance to the estate in Islandton, South Carolina, where Alex Murdaugh 's wife and son were found shot dead. Credit ... Travis Dove for Hfrance.fr
7. Alex Murdaugh 's wife and youngest son were found shot dead in June . But it ' swas just the first of many mysteries surrounding the family.
Murdaugh, a powerful lawyer from South Carolina, then asked a handyman to kill him in hopes that his eldest son would receive a $ 10 million life insurance payment. Five people in her family's orbit have died in recent years and investigators are looking for connections.
Police recently reopened closed files, including one involving the death of a former classmate of Murdaugh's son and another involving a wife of household that would have fatally tripped at Murdaugh's home. They are also looking into allegations that Murdaugh stole millions from his law firm and millions more from a settlement intendedto the children of the cleaning lady. Image "I love the character of Chucky, and I never tire of him," said its creator, Don Mancini. Credit ... Michelle Groskopf for Hfrance. en
8. Chucky is an icon of the horror cinema for over 30 years. In a new TV series, he's also the father of a queer and gender-fluid kid.
The introduction of the " Child 's Play "franchise to television has made it possible for filmmaker Don Mancini, who is gay, to to create "the most autobiographical work" of his career . The series centers on the story of a gay teenager who unknowingly buys Chucky at a garage sale, and follows the doll as he terrorizes Hackensack, N.J., protecting the boy from bullies.
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9 . Modern Filipino cuisine in Seattle. Tacos in Brownsville, Texas. A steakhouse reincarnated in New York. The best lule kebabs in the Los Angeles area.
These are the 50 restaurants that inspire our food staff the most at the moment . Together, they reflect the rich mosaic of American cuisine - from the blend of Thai curry and Texas brisket in the Pacific Northwest, to the heirloom crab rice on the South Carolina coast, to soul food. vegan in New York's East Village.
In other culinary news, a group of indigenous chefs publish a virtual cookbook to collect Indigenous food stories . . Image A moose had a tire around his neck before a rescue operation in Colorado. Credit ... Pat Hem rue Via Reuters
10. And finally, free to roam at last.
For more than two years, thets from Pine, Colo., are sending reports to wildlife authorities about a moose that somehow stuck its head in a discarded car tire that has been hanging around its neck ever since. As its antlers branched, the tire was locked in place.
On Saturday evening, a resident noticed the e lk in his yard and informed the Colorado Parks and Wildlife officials, who were able to tranquilize the bull and remove the tire . The officers had to chop the moose antlers (a common practice to help free the moose from the traps of human civilization), but after the sedation was reversed, the bull got back on its feet in minutes.
Have a liberating night.
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