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Individuals who are fully vaccinated now might not be considered so in the future without a COVID-19 booster shot, CDC says

The CDC states that the definition of fully vaccinated could change as booster shots are introduced. At the moment, to be fully vaccinated in the
Climate change could slow recovery of southern right whales
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Climate change could slow recovery of southern right whales

Nicolas Lewin, mother and calf south right whales Nicolas Lewin Climate change could lead to more severe El Nio weather events, which may hinder the
South Korea Will Loosen Curbs On Social Gatherings As It Prepares To Live With The Virus
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South Korea Will Loosen Curbs On Social Gatherings As It Prepares To Live With The Virus

Topline South Korean officials announced Friday that they would lift strict pandemic restrictions on social gatherings starting next week after
Earth’s Unicorn Population Is Exploding
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Earth’s Unicorn Population Is Exploding

Aileen Lee, a venture capitalist, coined the term "unicorn" in 2013. In 2013, 39 were created. In the United States, there have been 264 companies
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China has at least 65 million empty homes — enough to house the entire population of France. It offers a glimpse into the country's massive housing market problem.

One-fifth (65 million) of China's homes are empty. This means that there is enough land available to house all of France's population. China's
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A new survey has found that almost half of China's urban young women don't plan to get married

At a Beijing registry office, a couple says their wedding vows. Ed Jones/AFP via Getty Images Nearly half of urban Chinese young women do not plan on
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As the homeless population booms due to sky-high rent prices, we need to think of the California homeless crisis as a refugee crisis

On Tuesday, September 28, 2021, a man lies on a mattress at People's Park, Berkeley, California. Scott Strazzante/San Francisco Chronicle/Getty
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Conspiracy theorists are flooding Twitter with misleading tweets about Bill Gates, population growth, and the COVID-19 vaccine

Twitter exploded with conspiracy theories linking Bill Gates and depopulation, including the COVID-19 vaccinations. Chesnot/Getty Images Conspiracy
WHO Slams 'Heartbreaking' Inequity As Over 50 Countries Fail To Vaccinate Just 10% Of Population
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WHO Slams 'Heartbreaking' Inequity As Over 50 Countries Fail To Vaccinate Just 10% Of Population

Topline More than 50 countries, many of them in Africa, failed to meet the World Health Organization's target of vaccinating 10% of their population
Extreme Heat Exposure in Cities Has Tripled in Just a Few Decades, Scientists Warn
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Extreme Heat Exposure in Cities Has Tripled in Just a Few Decades, Scientists Warn

The extreme urban heat exposure has risen dramatically since the 1980s. In fact, the total exposure has tripled in the past 35 years. Today, almost