Author: Harlean Tiwana

Moderna Vaccine Causes Allergic Reaction

On Christmas Eve, a geriatric oncologist in Boston claims to have suffered an allergic reaction upon receiving the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19. This was the first week of the administration of the vaccine for coronavirus within the U.S.  Dr. Hossein Sadrzadeh immediately started to display symptoms of an allergy including

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World’s Largest Wetlands Are In Danger

South America’s Pantanal region, the world’s largest wetlands, have been drastically affected by wildfires in the last year. The Pantanal area is an estimated 200,000 square km, containing around 3% of the world’s wetlands. The flames have already impacted 28% of the region which is connected to other large areas

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Canada Reveals Net-Zero Plans For Climate Change

The governing Liberal Party of Canada has announced new proposals aimed at reaching net-zero carbon emissions. The government also outlines the steps that they will follow every five years from 2030 to 2050 and will provide regular progress reports. As Canada is a signatory to the Paris Climate Agreement, this

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Updates On The 2020 American Presidential Election

America’s 2020 presidential election is currently underway. 270 votes are required to determine which candidate will become president and move forward with the electoral process. However, Joe Biden, the current leading candidate, has earned only 264 electoral votes at the time of this writing. (His opponent has only 214 votes.)

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Polands Abortion Law Leads To Mass Protests

On October 22, 2020, Poland revised its abortion laws for the first time since 1993. The bill that was recently passed outlines a new restriction which states that abortions can only be legalized in extraordinary situations. This includes if the baby was conceived as a result of rape or incest,

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India Conducts Human Trials For COVID-19 Vaccine

The RDIF, also known as the Russian Direct Investment Fund has been working with a pharmaceutical company called Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories in India to create a vaccine for coronavirus since September. They have received approval to conduct the later stages of the clinical trials on people in India.  They were

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Nobel Peace Prize Awarded To UN’s World Food Program

The World Food Program (WFP), run by the United Nations food agency, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday. They were recognized for their initiative which seeks to fight world hunger and improve tensions in high conflict areas. For this year’s Nobel Peace Prize there were 318 candidates, 211

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