China approved its first conditional listing of the homegrown COVID-19 vaccine, new variants of COVID-19 were reported in more countries, U.S. Congress voted to override Trump’s veto of a massive defense bill, and more.
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China on Wednesday granted conditional marketing authorization to a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Sinopharm. According to the published phase 3 trial data, what is the protection rate of the vaccine?
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson signed the post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union on Wednesday. How long did the Brexit negotiations last?
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More than 30 countries have reported new variants of COVID-19 as of December 31. Which of the following countries has not reported new variant cases?
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The U.S. Congress on Friday overrode President Donald Trump’s veto of the National Defense Authorization Act. How many dollars will the U.S. spend on defense in fiscal year 2021 according to the bill?
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Pierre Cardin, the French fashion designer, died on Tuesday at the age of 98. In addition to fashion, what other industries was Pierre Cardin involved in?
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As many countries struggle to contain the surge in COVID-19 cases, they have imposed restrictions on their own New Year’s celebrations. Which city canceled their New Year’s Eve fireworks because of the outbreak?
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Which vaccine received the first COVID-19 emergency use certification issued by the World Health Organization (WHO)?
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