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    Scientists See Signs of Lasting Immunity to Covid-19, Even After Mild Infections

    New research indicates that human immune system cells are storing information about the coronavirus so they can fight it off again.

    Scientists Worry About Political Influence Over Coronavirus Vaccine Project

    Operation Warp Speed has moved along at a rapid clip. But some people involved in the approval process fear pressure to deliver an October surprise for President Trump.
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    Scenes of Scotland, as It Weighs Its Future Within Britain

    If the pro-independence vote surges in Thursday’s elections for the Scottish Parliament, momentum for an another referendum on independence may become unstoppable.

    Your Thursday Briefing

    A breakthrough announcement on vaccine patents.

    State Department approves voluntary departure of nonemergency personnel from India.

    The United States is also urging its citizens to leave the country.

    Colombia, Strained by Pandemic and Economic Hardship, Explodes in Protest

    The eruption of anger in Colombia, where at least 24 have died as the government cracks down on the protests, could spread to other...

    Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine is Highly Effective Against Variants, Studies Find

    Two studies showed the vaccine to be more than 95 percent effective at protecting against severe disease or death from the variants first identified...

    Your Wednesday Briefing

    An unequal global recovery.