The findings come from a real-world data study in Israel that has not been peer reviewed. The researchers cautioned that the study had a small sample size of people infected with the COVID-19 variant and was not intended to deduce overall vaccine effectiveness against any variant.
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Trump tells Republican donors he'll help win Congress in 2022
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Ash coats Caribbean island of Saint Vincent after volcano eruption
RABAKA, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Reuters) -The tiny eastern Caribbean island of Saint Vincent was blanketed with a thin layer of ash and a "strong sulphur" smell hung in the air on Saturday, a day after a volcano spectacularly erupted after decades of inactivity.
Chad's veteran leader Deby targets sixth term in presidential vote
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China fines Alibaba record $2.75 billion for anti-monopoly violations
SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) -China slapped a record 18 billion yuan ($2.75 billion) fine on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Saturday, after an anti-monopoly probe found the e-commerce giant had abused its dominant market position for several years.
Djibouti's President Guelleh wins fifth term with 97% of votes
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Egypt, Sudan reject Ethiopian proposal for data sharing on Renaissance dam
Egypt and Sudan on Saturday rejected an Ethiopian proposal to share data on the operations of its giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile after negotiations between the three countries in Kinshasa this week ended without progress.
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