Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Coronavirus

Here’s why the CDC recommends wearing masks indoors even if you’ve...

The shifting recommendations don’t mean that the old ones were wrong, necessarily, only that conditions have changed.

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.

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Eugenics rears its unsavory head: Vaccine schism saves the intelligent & sacrifices the backward

Right-wing vaccine resistance could remove thousands of Trump voters in critical red states.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

Personal interview: Professor Mark Skidmore What are the Prospects for Peace?

Mark Skidmore talks about how the role of everyday citizens in affecting the relationship the U.S. now has and will have with the rest of the world community.

The profits of war

How corporate America cashed in on the post-9/11 pentagon spending surge.