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Social Media Vigour
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Social Media: A saviour or a predator?

Taken together, the documents underline just how extensively Facebook was allegedly studying coronavirus and vaccine misinformation on its platform as the virus tore across the world, unearthing findings that concerned its own employees.
Covid-19 vaccination
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Vaccine Injustice is a Shame on all Humanity: WHO

At the briefing, Maria Van Kerkhove, the WHO's technical lead on Covid-19 noted that while data from some countries indicate that the delta variant causes an increased risk of hospitalisation, it is preventing deaths.
On Liberty, Conspiracy, and Vaccination
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On Liberty, Conspiracy, and Vaccination

Now that vaccine hesitancy has emerged as a major threat to achieving herd immunity, public authorities might be tempted to crack down on the conspiracy theories that are fueling it. But before they do, they should revisit John Stuart Mill's famous defense of free speech.
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US blacklists 2 UAE-based entities over ties to Iranian airline

The US government said that it has blacklisted two United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based companies over their ties to Iran's Mahan Air. In a statement on Wednesday, the Treasury Department said that the two companies, Parthia Cargo and Delta Parts Supply FZC, provided key parts and logistics service for Mahan Air, which has been blacklisted by the US since 2011.