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Universal vaccine needed to prevent future COVID-19 waves, study suggests

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A model of COVID-19 dynamics in South Africa reveals epidemiological characteristics of the main SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and highlights their potential to cause further outbreaks Newswise — Their findings highlight the need for more proactive planning and preparedness for future variants of concern (VOCs), including the development of a universal vaccine that can block SARS-CoV-2 infection as well as…

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Communities throughout central and northern Vancouver Island receive funding to revitalize public spaces and enhance tourism experiences

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NANOOSE BAY, BC /CNW/ – Safe and inclusive public spaces and dynamic tourism attractions are key to vibrant communities. They bring together people of all ages and abilities, supporting businesses and boosting economic vitality. Throughout Vancouver Island, communities are ready to welcome back residents and visitors to enjoy new and improved public spaces and tourism experiences. Upgrading existing infrastructure and building…

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A Fast, Flavorful Solution to Simplify Family Meals

(Family Features) While the first step to a successful family meal is finding a recipe everyone loves, a second important piece to the puzzle is creating a dish that leaves enough time for special moments together at the table. You can skip complicated prep by serving easy-to-make favorites that call for versatile ingredients and simple instructions. These Sheet Pan Hawaiian…

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Clark Atlanta University awarded $10 Million National Science Foundation grant to bring Data Science to HBCUs through National Data Science Alliance (NDSA)

ATLANTA /PRNewswire/ — Clark Atlanta University (CAU) makes history as the first Historically Black College and University (HBCU) to receive a $10 million award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) INCLUDES program to establish the National Data Science Alliance (NDSA). The NDSA will increase the number of Black people earning data science credentials by at least 20,000 by 2027 and expand data science research that…

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Fill Your Home with Comforting Color

(Family Features) In the world of design, what’s old inevitably becomes new again, and a similar pattern is inspiring today’s on-trend color palettes for home decor. The latest styles reflect reviving and comforting colors influenced by heritage and romance, lending to a look that is familiar in an individualistic way. Whether living through the romance of rural lifestyles, the comfort…

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Statement by Minister Hussen on Emancipation Day

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August 1 marked Emancipation Day, the anniversary of the official abolition of slavery in Canada in 1834 OTTAWA, ON /CNW/ – On Emancipation Day, we take a moment to acknowledge Canada’s dark history of slavery and the intergenerational impact that it has had on Black communities in our country.  Over hundreds of years, unspeakable acts of violence were inflicted upon millions of enslaved people of…

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Techstars Adds Woman of Color Co-founded Technology Based Company VR Eval to Roster of High Powered Accelerator Program

Techstars announces VR Eval, the company behind groundbreaking virtual technology called EVAL designed to help mental healthcare clients and those suffering from trauma, will participate in its new multi-million dollar accelerator program powered by J.P. Morgan MIAMI /PRNewswire/ — VR Eval, the company synonymous with advanced patented case management and virtual reality system EVAL designed to help anyone with a mental…

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City Planning’s Cultural Heritage Commission Marks 60 Years of Preserving LA’s Unique Cultural Identity

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LOS ANGELES /PRNewswire/ — Los Angeles City Planning, the largest urban planning department in the United States, celebrated the 60th anniversary of the City’s Cultural Heritage Ordinance—one of the earliest pieces of historic preservation legislation adopted in a major urban center. The Cultural Heritage Ordinance established the creation of a five-member Cultural Heritage Commission Board (now called the Cultural Heritage Commission), granting…

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