COVID Vaccine Effectiveness Falls Against South African Variant

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Novavax say their coronavirus vaccines work better against the coronavirus variant first found in the United Kingdom than the variant that apparently originated in South Africa. Meanwhile, Novavax, whose vaccine is still in development, said it will…

Ben Davies: Liverpool approach Preston over defender

Preston are 11th in the Championship, six points off the play-off placesLiverpool are in talks to sign Preston’s Ben Davies for £2m as they look to find a solution for their central defensive crisis.Jurgen Klopp named his 12th different centre-half partnership in 21 Premier League games at West Ham with Jordan Henderson alongside Nathaniel Phillips.Joel…

Kate Middleton Posts Rare Selfie Video to Promote Mental Health Week

Kate Middleton shared her most candid video to date—a selfie, no less—while promoting the start of of Children’s Mental Health Week.According to the initiative’s official website, this year’s theme “Express Yourself” and on Sunday, January 31, the Duchess of of Cambridge released her first-ever selfie-style video in an effort to discuss the importance of expressing…

Thousands of Protesters Detained Across Russia for a Second Weekend

MOSCOW—Russian police armed with batons and stun guns detained thousands of protesters who took to streets across the country to support opposition politician Alexei Navalny, as the Kremlin sought to clamp down on a burgeoning protest movement. In Moscow, protesters gathered Sunday in front of the prison where Mr. Navalny is being held before police…

Lenny Kravitz Pens Tribute to Godmother Cicely Tyson, ‘A Black Queen Who Showed Us How Beautiful Black Is’

Among her many accomplishments, including being the recipient of three Emmy Awards, Tyson was the first African-American to win a lead actress Emmy, for her performance portraying a woman from the 1850s to the civil-rights era in the 1974 CBS telefilm The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. She notably received an Oscar nomination for her…

Anti-vaccine protest briefly shuts down Dodger Stadium vaccination site

LOS ANGELES — Anti-vaccine protesters briefly forced officials to close the Covid-19 vaccination site at Dodger Stadium on Saturday as hundreds of people waited in their cars to receive doses, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said.The fire department closed the stadium entrance for about an hour in the afternoon while protesters attempted to enter the…

Episode 4 of WandaVision May Have Just Introduced the True Villain

After three truly puzzling weeks of sitcom shenanigans laid over a mounting sense of existential dread, the fourth episode of WandaVision, entitled “We Interrupt This Program,” fully broke away from its established format for the first time to show viewers what’s been going on outside of Westview all this time.This meant confirming viewers’ suspicions that…