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A man who tested positive for Omicron variant says 15

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Costumed attendees take a break during Anime NYC at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on November 20.Kena Betancur/AFP via Getty ImagesA man who tested positive for the Omicron coronavirus variant says 15 of his friends are also sick.The man and a group of 30 people attended an anime convention in…

A man hospitalized with mysterious seizures was diagnosed with a

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Eating undercooked pork or being in unsanitary conditions can cause a parasitic infection of the pork tapeworm (Taenia solium). Ingested eggs hatch into larvae that travel through the bloodstream into the muscles or to the brainSTEVE GSCHMEISSNER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY/Getty ImagesA man suffering from seizures, disorientation, and "speaking gibberish" had a tapeworm in his brain.Doctors in…

Trans Woman Jessi Hart Found Dead in Oregon

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Jessi HartJessi Hart, a 42-year-old transgender woman who had experienced poverty and housing insecurity, was found dead in Oregon on October 17. Authorities suspect foul play, which would make her at least the 43rd trans, nonbinary, or gender-nonconforming person to die by violence in the U.S. this year.Hart’s body was found in a wooded area…

‘Oh Hell No’: Ice Cube Reportedly Walks Away from $9

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Ice Cube’s latest project “Oh Hell No” will have to go on without him after the rapper-turned-actor gave a similar response when asked to take COVID-19 shot as part of the film’s vaccine mandate.Unidentified sources close to the situation told The Hollywood Reporter that Cube refused to fulfill the request of producers to get vaccinated,…

Fact-check: Are vaccinated people dying at a faster rate than

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Viral Facebook post: COVID-19 death rates in England are higher among vaccinated people than unvaccinated. PolitiFact's ruling: FalseHere's why: Referencing one chart in a 30-page report while omitting important context, bloggers falsely claimed in an article that COVID-19 death rates in England are much higher among vaccinated people than unvaccinated.The article included the headline, "COVID…

Duchess of Sussex apologises to court for forgetting she authorised

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex attends the DealBook Online Summit in Manhattan on Tuesday - NYTNS / Redux / eyevineThe Duchess of Sussex has apologised to the British court for failing to remember that she authorised a senior aide to brief the authors of her biography.The Duchess, who has previously insisted through lawyers that there was…

Fiancée of Man Convicted In Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder Tried to

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GoFundMe recently terminated a campaign raising money for William “Roddie” Bryan, one of the men convicted last month of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, after it said the fundraising campaign violated the company’s term that prohibits collecting funds for the legal defense of a violent crime.The for-profit crowdfunding platform told the Savannah Morning News that they had…

A trucker explains the truck-driver shortage: We’re ‘tired of carrying

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One high school is offering a truck-driving elective for students amid a widespread trucker shortage and an aging workforce. Mint Images/Getty ImagesA trucker explained why companies are reporting a truck-driver shortage.Port driver Shauntai Robinson said it's become increasingly difficult to sustain a trucking career.In October, the American Trucking Association said the US needed 80,000 more…

Moderna loses patent battles and could face lawsuit over COVID

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A federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed two patent challenges from Moderna over key components involved in making its COVID-19 vaccine.Why it matters: The court's decision to side with Arbutus Biopharma means Arbutus could potentially sue Moderna for patent infringement and demand royalties from Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, which is expected to generate up to $18…

Hurricane Sam intensifies to Category 4 with 150 mph winds

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