Morning news brief: US high school shooting, Pfizer seeks FDA approval and more

WION Web Team
New DelhiUpdated: Dec 01, 2021, 11:47 AM IST

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Good morning! Start your day with WION's daily news brief

We bring you the biggest stories of the day so far. From Pfizer seeking US FDA approval for Covid boosters for teens aged 16-17 to three people dying and eight getting wounded in US high school shooting, we have it all.

You can also read about UN body saying over one third world never used internet and Japan giving thumbs down to party season as many won’t go drinking with boss. 

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As concerns grow about the impact of the new Omicron variant, Pfizer announced on Tuesday it was seeking US authorization for booster shots for adolescents aged 16 and 17.


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A 15-year-old student opened fire at his Michigan high school on Tuesday, killing three teenagers and wounding eight other people before surrendering to police, authorities said, in what was the deadliest US school shooting so far this year.


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Around 37% of the world’s population seems to have never used the internet. The revelation was made by a United Nations' body. The coronavirus pandemic has led to a spike in the number of internet users but still around 3 billion people have not been able to use it.


Brief 4

With bonenkai or forget-the-year party season around the year, several people in Japan seem to avoiding the tradition of an evening of nomunication, which means drinking and communication, with colleagues, especially bosses.