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Pandemic causes virtual brain drain

Independent online (SA) 06 Mar 2021
According to a Global Workforce Study released this week, South Africans are now less willing to relocate to a new country than they were in previous years, but are open to virtual mobility ... According to the new study "Decoding Global Talent Onsite and Virtual", South Africans are ...
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Covid-19 pandemic causes virtual brain drain

Independent online (SA) 06 Mar 2021
According to a Global Workforce Study released this week, South Africans are now less willing to relocate to a new country than they were in previous years, but are open to virtual mobility ... According to the new study "Decoding Global Talent Onsite and Virtual", South Africans are ...
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Oregon strain: what we know about the latest mutant Covid-19 variant

The National 06 Mar 2021
Officials in the US state of Oregon have identified a new mutant form of the highly transmissible coronavirus variant first found in the UK ... Known as E484K, the mutation is also found in the previously identified South African and Brazilian coronavirus variants that some studies indicate are harder for vaccines to combat.
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Lawrence Otis Graham, author who examined prejudice and privilege in Black America, dies at 59

The Philadelphia Tribune 05 Mar 2021
After the New York magazine article, Graham wrote several books that established him as one of the foremost commentators of the 1990s on race and class in American society ... A reviewer for the New York Times, Andrea Lee, wrote that Graham had "made a major contribution both to African-American studies and to the larger American picture.".
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Covid-19 antibodies, vaccines less effective against virus variants: Study

Hindustan Times 05 Mar 2021
Covid-19 antibody-based drugs and vaccines developed so far may become less effective as new variants of the novel coronavirus spread widely, according to a new study ... This change, called E484K, was found in the South African and Brazilian variants, but not in the one from UK, the study noted.
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Midland Valley celebrates its winning staff WWE-style

The Post and Courier 04 Mar 2021
"Making her way to the squared circle, hailing from the first floor of the new building and a first-time Midland Valley High School recipient of Teacher of the Year, our new champion, Bianca Woodard." ... Teacher of the Year Woodard teaches AP human geography, AP world history and African American studies – a new MVHS course she started herself.
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Coronavirus news updates: Delhi HC slams Centre for exporting vaccines

Deccan Herald 04 Mar 2021
Study suggests South African Covid-19 variant could offer better immunity. A new preliminary study -- based on a small sample -- has suggested that people previously infected by the Covid-19 variant identified in South Africa may have better immunity against othercoronavirusmutations, experts said Wednesday.
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'Little Foot' skeleton study reveals ancient humans liked hot food

The National 02 Mar 2021
A study of a primordial South African skeleton cast new light on how the human brain evolved, the types of food hominins ate and the hardships and diseases prevalent in earth's Pliocene epoch ... who led the study published in e-Life ... How 'space' is revolutionising study of antiquity.
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All you need to know about Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine authorised in USBoth mRNA ...

Deccan Herald 28 Feb 2021
How effective was it in a large study? ... The Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna vaccines use new messenger RNA technology to create an immune response and both require two shots ... It said about 90% of cases in the study involved the new South African variant.
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The Lucas Brothers wrote ‘Judas and the Black Messiah.’ The N.J. duo is just getting started.

NJ dot com 28 Feb 2021
They first encountered his name in an African American studies class when they were sophomores at The College of New Jersey ... Kenny was studying law at New York University, right across the street from the Comedy Cellar ... Kenny recruited Keith, who was studying law at ... I love New York.
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Teaching Black history: Aiken County educators inspire students

The Post and Courier 26 Feb 2021
Bianca Woodard started teaching African American Studies in fall 2020 ... In the process of researching and preparing to teach African American Studies, Woodard said she has been learning new things herself ... One thing Woodard hopes students take away from the African American Studies ...
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Black history education in Illinois schools could soon expand. Here's what to know

Dispatch Argus 26 Feb 2021
The revised standards would include topics like the history of pre-enslavement Black people, slavery in America, the study of how Black people came to be enslaved, and the socio-economic struggles African Americans face in achieving fair and equal treatment under the nation's laws.
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Midland Valley High celebrates educators with WWE-style awards

The Post and Courier 26 Feb 2021
"Making her way to the squared circle, hailing from the first floor of the new building and a first-time Midland Valley High School recipient of Teacher of the Year, our new champion, Bianca Woodard." ... Teacher of the Year Woodard teaches AP human geography, AP world history and African American studies – a new MVHS course she started herself.
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