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UK COVID-19 variant discovered in the United States

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The UK COVID-19 variant has now also been discovered in Colorado in the United States.

The variant has been detected in more than 20 countries so far.

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Lil Pump banned from airline for life after refusing to wear a mask

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Lil Pump has been banned from airline JetBlue after refusing to wear a mask on board the plane on the 27th of December.

Reports say that Lil Pump became ‘verbally abusive’ after flight attendants asked him to wear a mask.

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Reuters Report: California nurse tests positive for COVID-19 after receiving Pfizer vaccine

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Reuters have reported that a California nurse who received the first jab of the Pfizer vaccine has contracted COVID-19 more than a week after being vaccinated.

He became sick on Christmas Eve whilst working a shift at a COVID-19 unit.

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Christian Ramers, an infectious disease specialist commented and said that it’s not unexpected for this to happen. Since the vaccine takes about 10-14 days to start developing protection.

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124 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 138 recoveries

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Malta has registered 124 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,043 swab tests, while 138 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

Details on new active cases will be given by Prof Charmaine Gauci during a press briefing at 12:30, which will be streamed on saħħa.

To date, Malta has registered 12,665 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 11,057 have recovered, 216 died and 1,329 are still active.

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