An elderly resident of Olongapo City gets vaccinated against COVID-19. The local government will begin administering second booster shots against COVID-19 to healthcare workers and senior citizens on Tuesday, May 24. (Photo courtesy of Olongapo City Information Center) OLONGAPO CITY–The city government here will begin administering second booster shots against COVID-19 to … [Read more...] about Olongapo starts giving 2nd booster shot vs COVID to frontliners, seniors
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It’s estimated that millions of people in the US use period-tracking apps to plan ahead, track when they are ovulating, and monitor other health effects. The apps can help signal when a period is late. After Politico published on May 2 a draft opinion from the Supreme Court indicating that Roe v. Wade, the law that guarantees the constitutional right to an abortion, would be … [Read more...] about Should you worry about data from your period-tracking app being used against you?
COLOMBO (Reuters) -Sri Lanka's central bank has secured foreign exchange to pay for fuel and cooking gas shipments that will ease crippling shortages, its governor said on Thursday, but police fired tear gas and water canon to push back student protesters. Most of Sri Lanka's petrol stations have run dry as the island nation battles its most devastating economic crisis since … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka fuel shortage set to ease; police clash with protesters
The efficacy of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine among kids aged six months to under five years was 80.3%. WASHINGTON: The Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine is safe and effective for children aged six months to under five years when given in three doses, the companies said in a statement Monday. The announcement comes as the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is planning … [Read more...] about Pfizer Covid vaccine for under-fives effective with three doses
Vadim Shishimarin's lawyer said he will appeal the guilty verdict. KYIV, Ukraine: A Kyiv court on Monday found a 21-year-old Russian soldier who killed a civilian guilty of war crimes and handed him a life sentence, in the first verdict against Moscow's forces since their invasion. "The court has found that (Vadim) Shishimarin is guilty and sentences him to life … [Read more...] about Ukraine jails Russian soldier for life at war crimes trial