Just how has the Covid vaccine been approved so quickly?

Just how has the Covid vaccine been approved so quickly?

Traditionally, vaccines can take years to research and develop, so how is a vaccine approved for use so quickly? Here, the PA news agency answers your questions about vaccine production and pandemic approval. How did this come so quickly? The time frame for developing and…

Chemical castration approved in Pakistan after 'mum gang-raped in front of kids'

Chemical castration approved in Pakistan after 'mum gang-raped in front of kids'

The government of Pakistan has in principle approved chemical castration as punishment for rapists after a horrific incident earlier this year in which a mother was raped in front of her children. Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a cabinet meeting to make two major changes…

Coronavirus vaccine 'will be approved in less than two weeks' claims Russia

Coronavirus vaccine 'will be approved in less than two weeks' claims Russia

Russia could be set to approve a coronavirus vaccine in less than two weeks, it has been reported tonight. Scientists claim they are on the brink of releasing the gamechanging jab – with a target date of August 10. But skeptics are worried that corners…

Twitter replaces “non-inclusive” coding terms with newly approved speech

Twitter replaces “non-inclusive” coding terms with newly approved speech

Twitter has abandoned the use of “master” and “slave” terminology in its programming code. The terminology has links, obviously, to the slave trade. On June 2, Twitter released a list of “non-inclusive” terms common to programming which they would excise from common use. “Master” and…