Monday, January 24, 2022

Tag: Coronavirus

4 things to know about the omicron variant

The omicron variant offers yet another reason for caution in the age of COVID-19. Now that you’re in the know, keep yourself safer with a few thoughtful tips.

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.

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Want true, wrenching, life-altering ‘grievances?’ Don’t look to right-wing base complaints

What social, ethnic, class or work group doesn’t have far more cause to feel disrespected, mistreated or exploited than Trump whiners?

Legislators urge Biden to overhaul drone program

Fifty legislators recently sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting him to overhaul U.S. counterterrorism policy to center human rights and the protection of civilians.

Biden’s dangerous refusal to reverse Trump’s Western Sahara policy

The answer could determine the fate not just of the Western Sahara, but that of the entire international legal order for many decades to come.

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.

A very long war

From Vietnam to Afghanistan and detours along the way.