Interesting video I saw on YouTube about the different types of introverts! I think I’m a social introvert, but if I’m being honest – I could be all four types!
Month: August 2021
On This Day [Aug. 26th]
- 1938: a tape recorder was used for the first time to send a radio broadcast
- 1743: Antoine Laurent Lavoisier was born. He is considered to be ‘the father of modern chemistry’ and is responsible for naming oxygen and determining what role it plays in combustion and respiration.
- 1874: Lee de Forest was born. He invented the Audion vacuum tube which made it live broadcasting possible.
COVID-19 vaccine protection is fading as the number of cases increase
Researchers in the UK have found that the protection offered by the Pfizer/Biotech and AstraZeneca vaccines begins to fall after six months. The researchers have linked this to the need for booster shots for those who already had two doses of the vaccine.
While major countries like the US, UK and also the EU are planning to administer booster shots, there has been some criticism and scepticism. Some researchers believed there was no evidence that booster shots were necessary. Some also believe it would be morally wrong to start giving people a third dose many people are unable to access the vaccines at all.
To read more check out this article on Reuters – ‘COVID vaccine protection wanes within six months – UK researchers‘