Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: Coronavirus

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.

Hospitals are suddenly short of young doctors—because of Trump’s visa ban

Doctors treating coronavirus patients were supposed to be allowed into the U.S. But hundreds of young doctors have their visas put on hold indefinitely.

Fair tax solutions for cities facing COVID-19 budget crises

Local elected officials should explore options for generating new revenue in ways that help reduce the inequalities that have worsened the effects of the crisis.

US breaks world record with more than 55,000 new coronavirus cases...

The rise in cases has led states and counties to impose new restrictions.

Trump administration buys up nearly all the world’s supply of coronavirus...

Remdesivir was the first drug to be approved by U.S. licensing authorities to treat the new coronavirus.

Great mask furor: Monkey trials redux. Faith alone vs. science and...

How much disease and death is enough to force this nation to learn from failure, reject T.V. magic shows and return to sane science?

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The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Ten uplifting teaching moments from President Fiasco

How to achieve peace in our time, universal happiness, and healthy goodwill towards our neighbor.

Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in Senate

“This is the bill we have been waiting for. It draws on the latest science to tap the treasure-trove of ocean solutions to accelerate progress on climate change. The outcome? People win, the economy wins, nature wins.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

To prevent voter intimidation, Michigan has banned open carry guns at polling places

“The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others present.”