Thursday, July 18, 2024

Tag: Coronavirus

With the Omicron Ba2 variant we in the US are in...

So what's coming down the pike?

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.

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UnitedHealth reports $7.9 billion Q2 profits as protesters decry coverage denials

Protesters reiterated their commitment to fighting for healthcare justice, emphasizing the need for systemic changes.

Appeals court dismisses case against Biden administration for complicity in alleged Gaza genocide

The three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco affirmed a lower court’s dismissal of the lawsuit against President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.

Thousands protest GOP agenda at Milwaukee RNC, demanding justice and equality

Protesters condemned U.S. politicians on both sides of the aisle for sending weapons to Israel amid what they described as genocide in Gaza.

Why protests work, even when not everybody likes them

Protest movements take a gamble when they unsettle the status quo. But it is a risk worth taking.

Dear Democrats—change the message! Please!

Ideally this can be resolved by the Democrats engaging in focused strategic and tactical consideration with one over-riding goal: How to retain the White House and Senate and win back the House.