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Malta records its first case of the South African COVID-19 variant

Feb 16 2021 Share

Malta has recorded its first case of the South African COVID-19 variant. Apart from this, 49 cases of the UK variant have also been found in Malta.

Scientists say that the South African variant spreads more easily, and is more resistant to one of the three approved COVID-19 vaccines.

All positive cases are currently in isolation and gene sequencing has been stepped up in order to increase monitoring.

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North Korean hackers allegedly attempted to steal Pfizer COVID Vaccine

Feb 16 2021 Share

North Korean hackers allegedly attempted to steal the technology behind the Pfizer COVID vaccine.

The allegations were made by the South Korean intelligence agency. The agency said that North Korea had attempted to steal the information, however, it did not say if it had been successful.

Sources inside South Korea’s intelligence agency said that they believe that North Kore was more likely interested in selling the technology behind the vaccine rather than using it to develop their own homegrown vaccine.

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David Beckham sends heartfelt message on Valentine’s Day to Kobe Bryant’s children

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David Beckham sent a heartfelt message along with a bouquet of roses to each of Kobe Bryant’s children on valentine’s day.

He attached a note saying, “I hope I inspire my children just as much as your dad did. Thinking about you all today. Happy Valentine’s Day, with love, David Beckham and family.”

Vanessa Bryant thanked Beckham for sending the gift to each of her daughters and she said, “So thoughtful of you and your family”.

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Minister for Health, Chris Fearne takes second COVID-19 dose

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Minister for Health Chris Fearne has just shared information on social media letting us know that he has taken the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccination.

Chris Fearne took his second dose at Mater Dei this morning and he also added to his post, “Believe in science”.

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