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WE’RE LIVING THROUGH THE BIGGEST DROP IN CHILDHOOD VACCINATION RATES IN 30 YEARS

27 JULY 2022 Increased misinformation and the disruption of global supply chains due to COVID-19 are behind the biggest sustained drop in childhood vaccinations in three decades, a UN report said. The percentage of children who received three doses of the vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTP) fell five percentage points …

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CHINESE CHIEF OFFICER TO RECEIVE IMO BRAVERY AWARD

20 JULY 2022 The chief officer of a Chinese tanker will be given the International Maritime Organization award for exceptional bravery at sea for his efforts to rescue two individuals from a liferaft during severe weather last year. Bo Xu, a Chinese national, was nominated for the award by China …

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CUNARD’S FORMER PRINCESS BECOMES LATEST CRUISE SHIP SOLD FOR SCRAP

26 JULY 2022  Another one of the classic cruise ships which helped to lay the groundwork for today’s billion-dollar industry has reached the end of its long career. Introduced in 1977 as Cunard Line’s Cunard Princess, the diminutive 17,500 gross ton cruise ship holds a unique place as the last of …

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CRUISE SHIP BILLIONAIRE STUCK IN FAMILY FEUD

25 JULY 2022 A luxury cruise firm, a disputed family inheritance, and a Monaco-based tycoon fighting to protect his fortune. It sounds like the summary of the latest must-watch streaming drama, but it’s in fact a clash that’s been playing out for real over more than two decades. It’s centered …

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RESULTS ARE IN: HEAVIER MENSTRUAL BLEEDING AFTER COVID VACCINATION IS A THING

24 JULY 2022 Menstrual cycles are a somewhat forgotten vital sign of health – not unlike pulse, breathing rate and body temperature, but far less talked about. Except in early 2021, when people started noticing that they had heavier than usual, or unexpected, menstrual bleeding after getting vaccinated against COVID-19. Although these changes …

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4 FACTORS CAN EXPLAIN WHY SO MANY PEOPLE ARE REJECTING SCIENCE

23 JULY 2022 Distrust of science is a massive problem. In our current environment, it’s directly leading to people’s deaths. Much of the misinformation we face is intentional and organized, and even worse, research has found lies seem to spread faster online and are often stickier than the truth. So psychologist Aviva Philipp-Muller, now at Simon Fraser …

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UK MAIB: IMPROPER MOORING ARRANGEMENT LED TO CHIEF MATE’S DEATH

22 JULY 2022  The UK MAIB has published a report on the death of a chief officer who was struck in the head by a tensioned mooring line aboard a bulker in 2021, finding that a short-handed operation and an unfamiliarity with the mooring arrangement contributed to his death. On …

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CRIMEA SHIPPING SURGE POINTS TO STEALING OF UKRAINE GRAIN

18 JULY 2022 The Russian-occupied peninsula of Crimea is shipping more than 50 times the volume of food it usually does at this time of year, likely indicating that seized Ukrainian grain is being taken abroad, according to analysts and the Kyiv School of Economics. The port of Sevastopol shipped …

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ANXIETY IS MORE LIKELY TO BE PASSED FROM MOTHER TO DAUGHTER, NEW STUDY FINDS

21 JULY 2022 We’ve known for some time that anxiety runs in families, but research now suggests that anxiety disorders are passed down from mother to daughter and that having a father without anxiety protects sons from developing the condition. Researchers looked at the role of nature versus nurture in the development …

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HERE’S HOW WORRIED YOU SHOULD BE ABOUT THE COVID VARIANT BA.5, ON A SCALE OF 1 TO 10

20 JULY 2022 There’s a new coronavirus variant traveling around this summer at a record clip. It’s a variant of Omicron called BA.5, and it’s causing a stir largely because it has evolved even further away than other Omicron variants did from the coronavirus we already knew. Previously, getting infected with Omicron …

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