Monday, October 26, 2020

Tag: superbugs

Big Pharma’s pollution is creating deadly superbugs while the world looks...

Environmental standards do not feature in international regulations governing drug production.

It’s official: KFC goes drug-free to fight superbug crisis

The transition to responsible antibiotics use in the chicken industry has happened in the span of just four years, proving that where there is a will, there is a way.

Superbugs killing twice as many people as government says

We reach more than 5,000 deaths just with resistant E.coli alone. If we add in the other resistant bugs we get to almost 12,000 deaths.

Another scary superbug has been found on an American hog farm

Researchers went looking for one type of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, only to find one that had no reason to be there.

Revealed: How Dirty Production of NHS Drugs Helps Create Superbugs

Active ingredients used in antibiotics get into the local soil and water systems, leading to bacteria in the environment becoming resistant to the drugs.

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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.
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Pandemic profiteering: Amazon caught price gouging as Jeff Bezos’s wealth soared to $200 billion

“They are looking to maximize profit during a pandemic.”

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

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.

Supreme Court: A superstore for the super-rich?

This is America, after all, where rich white men can buy whatever they want, including members of Congress and Supreme Court justices.

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.