Government offers £14million to stop zoos putting down animals

Government offers £14million to stop zoos putting down animals

Funding is available to help struggling zoos ensure they do not have to carry out “unplanned euthanasia” of animals due to financial woes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Environment minister Rebecca Pow said the Government’s £14 million zoos fund will help address avoidable animal suffering…

How superspreading is fueling the pandemic — and how we can stop it

How superspreading is fueling the pandemic — and how we can stop it

This Saturday, thousands of people are expected to gather inside the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a city where Covid-19 cases have risen steeply since May 31, at a rally for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. There may not be room for physical distancing in…

Russians wanting coronavirus vaccine told to stop drinking for two months

Russians wanting coronavirus vaccine told to stop drinking for two months

Some Russians have reacted strongly after a health official told them to stop drinking for two months if they were given the Covid-19 vaccine. Anna Popova, head of the country’s consumer watchdog, told radio station Komsomolskaya Pravda on Tuesday that people should stop drinking alcohol…

Pfizer coronavirus jab chairman 'not sure' if it can stop people spreading virus

Pfizer coronavirus jab chairman 'not sure' if it can stop people spreading virus

The Pfizer chairman has said he is not yet sure whether their new vaccine will stop the spread of the coronavirus. In an interview for NBC’s Dateline prime-time special entitled “Race for a Vaccine,” Albert Bourla admitted that he was “not sure” that it would…

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