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COVID lessons from Japan: the right messaging empowers citizens | Nature

Hitoshi Oshitani Nature – There’s no perfect solution to suppress the pandemic, but careful study and communication are key. Through six waves of COVID-19 in Japan, the number of cases and deaths per capita has been significantly lower than in … Continue reading

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Moderna Pledges To Never Enforce Patents, Will Build Vaccine Hub In Kenya – DesignTAXI.com

By Alexa Heah, 09 Mar 2022 92 low- and middle-income countries can use the company’s vaccine data. Moderna has announced it will “never enforce” its patents for its mRNA COVID-19 vaccines in 92 low- and middle-income countries under the Gavi … Continue reading

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Rio and São Paulo postpone official Carnival parades until April | CNN

Camilo Rocha, CNN • Updated 26th January 2022 Carnival celebrations in Brazil have had another setback because of a spike in Covid-19 cases. In a joint statement from their health departments on Friday, the cities of São Paulo and Rio … Continue reading

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Oneida Indian Nation Debuts Installation of Illuminated Tipis | My Modern Met

By Sara Barnes on December 24, 2021 “We hope the ‘Passage of Peace’ will bring attention to continued hardship taking place in many parts of Indian Country.” The Oneida Indian Nation has debuted an art installation that raises awareness while … Continue reading

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Barcelona’s Sagrada Familia adds new tower after nearly 140 years under construction • FRANCE 24

The pandemic has delayed efforts to finish this towering architectural masterpiece, which has been under construction since 1882, and it is no longer clear whether the 18-tower cathedral will be completed by its current deadline of 2026. #SagradaFamilia #Gaudi #Barcelona … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Breakthrough: Scientists Discover How the SARS-CoV-2 Virus Evades Our Immune System | Sci-Tech Daily

By GRACIE BLACKWELL, TEXAS A&M COLLEGE OF MEDICINE DECEMBER 8, 2021 The expression of the immune response gene ??NLRC5 (red purple) is suppressed in SARS-CoV-2 (green) infected cells. Credit: Koichi Kobayashi The immune system is a complex network of cells … Continue reading

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Skin Hunger

An interactive theatre performance explores what touch means in an age of lockdown, and what we lose when we don’t touch. Film by Dante or Die (danteordie.com/skin-hunger-on-film) Created by: Daphna Attias, Terry O’Donovan Director: Pinny Grylls (pinnygrylls.co.uk/) Producer: Sophie Ignatieff … Continue reading

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How Spain got to the top of the vaccination ladder | DW News

Spain has one of the highest COVID vaccination rates in the world. Nearly 80 percent of people there are fully vaccinated. And they’ve done this without mandates, health passes or government orders. Here’s how Spain got to the top of … Continue reading

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Enjoy a Socially Distanced Dinner Inside Chochin Lanterns at Hoshinoya Tokyo | Spoon & Tamago

OCTOBER 13, 2021 / JOHNNY Last week, the rejoicement and excitement in Tokyo was palpable as major restrictions were lifted, allowing restaurants and bars to reopen. But just because the State of Emergency was over, doesn’t mean we’re out of … Continue reading

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Yuta Okuda Combines Blotches of Paint with Delicate Lines to Create Colorful Bouquets | Spoon & Tamago

OCTOBER 8, 2021 / JOHNNY all images courtesy the artist From afar, Yuta Okuda‘s artwork can resemble pressed flowers. But come closer and the blossoming bouquets reveal themselves to be something much more complex with an ambiguity that shifts between … Continue reading

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