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COVID 19 admin November 2, 2021

Iran’s foreign minister tests positive for COVID-19

His general condition is good and he continues working from quarantine," Saeed Khatibzadeh told state media late on Monday, adding that the minister's agenda of visits had changed. Earlier on Monday, the foreign ministry reported that Amirabdollahian was going to India by the end of November to attend a meeting at the Indo-Iranian Joint Economic Commission. His general condition is good and he continues working from quarantine," Saeed Khatibzadeh told state media late on Monday, adding that the minister's agenda of visits had changed. Earlier on Monday, the foreign ministry reported that Amirabdollahian was going to India by the end

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COVID 19 admin November 2, 2021

Bahrain approves Pfizer COVID vaccine for children aged 5-11

A syringe and vial are seen in front of a displayed Pfizer logo in this illustration taken Jun 24, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Gulf state Bahrain has approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use for children aged between 5 and 11 years, the government media office said on Tuesday. The decision came after a study involving 3,100 children aged between 5 and 11 who were administered with the vaccine found it to be 90.7% effective in that age group, said the statement, citing the National Health Regulatory Authority. A syringe and vial are seen in front of a displayed Pfizer

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Technology admin November 2, 2021

How a mistake by YouTube shows its power over media

Inside the offices the news group Novara Media in London on Oct. 27, 2021, which which had its YouTube channel removed without warning by the video platform. YouTube deletes nearly 2,000 channels every hour in its battle against misinformation, financial scams, nudity, hate speech and other material that it says violates its policies. But the rules are opaque and sometimes arbitrarily, or mistakenly, enforced. Andrew Testa/The New York Times The email subject line that arrived at 10:19 am Tuesday carried some of the worst information a small online news outlet can receive: “Novara Media we have removed your channel from

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Technology admin November 2, 2021

Amazon to launch first two internet satellites in 2022

The first two prototype satellites from Project Kuiper, the internet-from-space venture from the e-commerce giant, are scheduled to launch in the fourth quarter of 2022, Amazon announced Monday. That will formally kick off its competition with SpaceX, the space company owned by Elon Musk, and OneWeb, among other rivals, for beaming high-speed internet connections to customers from low Earth orbit. It will also be a crucial test of the satellites’ design before the company launches thousands more devices into orbit. Amazon first announced its goal of deploying a constellation of 3,236 satellites in low Earth orbit in 2019. This was

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Business admin November 2, 2021

Elon Musk offers to donate $6 billion to UN if it can solve world hunger

In this Wednesday, Dec 4, 2019 file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk arrives at US District Court in Los Angeles. Elon Musk was cleared of defamation on Dec 6 by a jury in Los Angeles over a tweet in which he labeled a British caver "pedo guy." Photo: AP Elon Musk, the richest person in the world, says he will sell $6 billion worth of Tesla stock and donate the proceeds to the United Nations' food agency if it could show how the money would solve world hunger. His statement came after UN World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley

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