Thursday, June 24, 2021

Tag: Coronavirus

Delta variant linked to COVID surges amid slow US vaccination rates...

“Our expectation should be, by July, this will be the dominant variant.”

Lessons from the past: Protecting women and girls from violence during...

Little attention has been paid to women and girls in humanitarian settings, those whose safety has already been reduced due to conflict, natural disaster or displacement.

As rich nations protect corporate patents, the global vaccine divide is...

Corporate profits are not more important than the lives of millions of poor people around the globe.

‘We’ve let the worst happen’: Reflecting on 400,000 dead

Eight months later, with 300,000 additional American lives lost and the chaotic distribution of the vaccine underway, Caroline Chen, health care reporter, shares her thoughts on where we are and what happens next.

President-Elect Biden: Time for YOU to follow the science

A president can do a lot in battling climate change, without Congressional approval, through executive orders and EPA regulations. Obama’s record was mixed and hesitant. Biden will need to do many times better.

Universal mask-wearing would save nearly 130,000 lives by spring 2021, study...

The researchers estimated what the death toll until March 2021 would be for each state if mask-wearing and social distancing mandates are put in place, versus if they are not.

Young people are primary coronavirus spreaders, WHO warns

The WHO findings were based on an analysis of roughly 6 million international cases that spanned from late February to mid-July.

Trump’s ‘law and order’ campaign is a distraction

Here are 6 ways Donald Trump has failed to attack the coronavirus, but instead has attacked Americans.

97,000 US kids test positive for COVID-19 on the brink of...

While children make up a small fraction of the number of positive coronavirus cases in the U.S., their portion is growing.

Exclusive: White House privately warns 11 cities must take “aggressive” action...

New red flags about the severity of the coronavirus outbreak come after Trump focused on upsides in televised briefing.

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As Arizona wraps up hand count of 2020 ballots, new questions about accuracy arise

The state Senate’s contractors created 15 subtotals. Outside auditors examined 10,341.

3D printing assisting with the rise of geothermal plants

President Biden plans on expanding all renewable energy sectors, including geothermal plants, as part of his Build Back Better policy.

Former deputies plead guilty to defrauding taxpayers

“Their actions do not represent the values of this organization and absolutely do not reflect upon the contributions and sacrifices of the men and women who have courageously served our country as members of our armed forces.”

Biden has a chance to oversee biggest river restoration project in US history

Removing four dams would promote salmon recovery, clean energy, agriculture and Indigenous rights.

Democrats urge Biden to continue pause of student loan payments

“The scheduled resumption of student loan payments in October could create a significant drag on our economic recovery.”