There are broadly four types of vaccine — one, a vaccine based on the whole virus (this could be either inactivated, or an attenuated [weakened] virus vaccine); two, a non-replicating viral vector vaccine that uses a benign virus as vector that carries the antigen of SARS-CoV; three, nucleic-acid vaccines that have genetic material like DNA and RNA of antigens like spike protein given to a person, helping human cells decode genetic material and produce the vaccine; and four, protein subunit vaccine wherein the recombinant proteins of SARS-COV-2 along with an adjuvant (booster) is given as a vaccine. … [Read more...] about A suitable film festival in Toronto
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Mumbai-based filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane's Marathi language feature film The Disciple has bagged the prestigious award for Best Screenplay at the 2020 Venice Film Festival. The film, which looks at the world of classical musicians on the fringes of success, had premiered at the Biennale last week and received glowing reviews from the critics.#BiennaleCinema2020 #Venezia77pic.twitter.com/txufdufybI … [Read more...] about Venice Film Festival 2020: Indian filmmaker Chaitanya Tamhane’s The Disciple wins Best Screenplay award
However, to keep expenses to the minimum, it’s advisable to stay away from investing in physical gold this year. If at all gold buying is non-negotiable, it’s prudent to invest in gold ETFs as they can be purchased and sold anytime. Also, they help you take advantage of intermittent volatility in gold prices. … [Read more...] about Festivities and your portfolio: how should you mange your money?
WHY WE CARE: We are now in the final days of the 2016 Christmas Super Bowl of British Advertising and today sees mid-market supermarket chain Sainsbury’s enter the fray with a chirpy stop-frame animation film. The Late Late Show’s James Corden, he of Carpool Karaoke fame, sings an original song, “The Greatest Gift For Christmas Is Me” composed by Flight of the Conchords‘ Bret McKenzie. Corden may, or may not be, signaling his intent to embark upon a serious musical career. … [Read more...] about James Corden Sings A Feelgood Festive Tune For A U.K. Supermarket
Since 1957, to mark its independence of British rule, Ghana has staged the Winneba Fancy Dress Festival, staged each year on January 1 and involving masked dance contests. Amalgamating Ghanaian forms of live performance and the costume traditions of the Dutch and British, artist Hakeem Adam suggests the festival “is a living museum—it reminds us of the past as well as catalyzing conversation on the conditions of the present.” … [Read more...] about The fascinating origins of Lady Gaga’s mask at the VMAs