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World rushes aid to tsunami-hit Tonga amid water, food shortage

UN says some 60,000 people affected by damage to crops, livestock, and fisheries due to ashfall, saltwater intrusion and potential for acid rain.Published On 21 Jan 202221 Jan 2022More ships and aircraft carrying aid are due to arrive in Tonga in the coming days as the international community responds to calls for urgent assistance from…

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Europe rushes to bolster virus defences as South Africa detects new strain

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Governments across Europe rushed on Friday to bolster their defences against a fresh coronavirus spike, as South Africa announced it had detected a new COVID-19 strain that scientists fear could torpedo efforts to beat the pandemic. In recent weeks the continent has been in the throes of surging cases and violent…

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Apple rushes out iOS 15.0.2 just hours after 15.0.1 to patch actively exploited zero-day bug

Facepalm: Apple’s iOS 15 (and iPadOS 15 by nature) has been an extremely buggy release. In addition to several flaws that crippled iPhone 13s, the operating system has had at least two actively exploited zero-day vulnerabilities that Apple engineers had to patch quickly. On Monday, Apple issued an urgent security fix for a zero-day flaw…