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US doubles COVID vaccine purchases for global sharing

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The United States has officially pledged to provide 500 million more Pfizer Covid-19 doses to developing nations

President Joe Biden has announced that the United States will double its purchases of the Pfizer COVID vaccine to send to low and middle-income countries, bringing the country’s total pledged donations to a total of 1.1 billion doses.

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The Biden administration’s commitment to provide the additional doses was made at a virtual Covid-19 summit following the UN General Assembly.

Experts believe a total of around 11 billion doses will be required to vaccinate 70% of the world’s population.

Although many wealthy nations have high vaccination rates, only 2 percent of people in low-income countries have received their first dose.

This follows the World Health Organisation setting a goal to have 40% of the population vaccinated by the end of 20-21.

The United States has previously pledged to donate 580 million jabs but has currently delivered around 160 million.

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Amazon Prime’s ‘The Boys’ Season 4 will explore contemporary political polarisation

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Show creator Eric Kripke hints at a narrative that will not shy away from uncomfortable truths, promising a season that challenges viewers to confront their own beliefs and biases.

Known for its bold satire and unflinching critique of societal issues, the series seems poised to dissect the current climate of division with its trademark blend of dark humour and gritty realism, as reported by Reuters.

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Tesla shareholders approve historic $56B Elon Musk pay package

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Tesla shareholders have voted to approve Elon Musk’s unprecedented $56 billion compensation package, underscoring their confidence in his leadership and vision for the electric car company.

The package, which is tied to ambitious performance targets, includes a mix of stock options and bonuses contingent upon Tesla’s financial and operational milestones over the next decade.

As reported by Reuters, the approval underscores the support that Musk enjoys from Tesla’s retail investor base, many of whom are vocal fans of the mercurial billionaire.

The proposal passed despite opposition from some large institutional investors and proxy firms.

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The secret aspect of exercise and trauma release

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Recent studies have shed new light on the profound impact sedentary behavior is having on mental health.

A meta-analysis revealed a strong correlation between increased sitting time and higher rates of depression.

Now, many experts believe that movement and exercise are not only beneficial for mental health but also play a crucial role in trauma release.

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