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Pfizer and BioNTech have announced that it will seek regulatory approval for a third dose of their Covid-19 vaccine

Last night/this morning.

“While protection against severe disease remained high across the full six months, a decline in efficacy against symptomatic disease over time and the continued emergence of variants are expected,”

A joint statement from Pfizer and BioNTech

Pfizer to seek OK for 3rd vaccine dose; shots still protect  (AP)



Or not enough.

Spectacular footage from a new special edition of the NASA documentary Ascent: Commemorating Shuttle.

Your hosts: two cameras strapped to the side of the booster rockets on Atlantis and Endeavour as they accelerate to over 4,800kph, re-enter the atmosphere from 66km up and hurtle back down to the ocean.

You may or may not be moved to say ‘Wheeeee!’