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- Oxford scientists are claiming that the COVID-19 vaccine they developed with AstraZeneca curbs virus transmission after just one dose.
- A ban on most foreign travel into Thailand has devastated the country's sex workers.
- The Icelandic government is mad at Disney for not having enough content on Disney+ that's dubbed in Icelandic.
- About 250,000 people have signed up to be guinea pigs on Royal Caribbean's return to cruisin'.
- In other cruise news, the Miami Herald reports that "a single cruise ship docked at PortMiami — the busiest cruise port in the world — spews about 48 metric tons of greenhouse gases into the air during a 10-hour visit — equal to the emissions of about five houses in an entire year."
- The city of Washington, D.C. will pay $13 million to demolish "Dave Thomas Circle," a notorious traffic triangle with a Wendy's in the middle, to put in safer roads, bike lanes, and parks.
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