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AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Linked With Small Risk Of Low Blood Platelets: Study

The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is also known as the Covishield vaccine London: The Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine, also known as Covishield, may be associated with a very small risk of developing a blood condition characterised by low platelet counts, according to a nationwide study in the UK. The increased risk of the condition, known as idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura […]

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Former Michigan football players say coach Bo Schembechler ignored warnings, son’s complaint about doctor’s abuse

Two former Michigan football players said Thursday they believe they could have been spared from sexual assaults if their coach, Bo Schembechler, had addressed complaints about former team doctor Robert Anderson made by Schembechler’s son Matt. Both players said they also tried to warn Bo Schembechler about Anderson’s abusive treatment and were ignored. Dan Kwiatkowski […]

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Singapore will ease Covid rules and open vaccinations to those 12 and older, and other international news.

The Singaporean government said on Thursday that it would ease some social restrictions after nearly a month of tough measures to contain a coronavirus outbreak fueled in part by the Delta variant, first detected in India. The city-state also said that it would expand its vaccination campaign, allowing Singaporeans ages 12 and older to register […]

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Los Angeles Rams’ Sean McVay in ‘better mood’ since Matthew Stafford’s arrival

7:14 PM ET Lindsey ThiryESPN Close Covered Rams for two years for Los Angeles Times Previously covered the Falcons Has covered the NBA and college football and basketball INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay has been rather chipper recently. On Thursday, McVay admitted that new quarterback Matthew Stafford has brought it out […]

Technology

Bitcoin 2021 attendees report Covid cases after returning from Miami

Some of the 12,000 attendees who flew into Miami last weekend for the biggest bitcoin event in history have started testing positive for Covid. Bitcoin 2021 drew crypto enthusiasts from around the world to the Mana Wynwood convention center in Miami’s arts and entertainment district. For three days, conference goers packed into crowded auditoriums, glad-handed […]