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Dangerous transmissions: anti-vax radio shows reach millions in US while stars die of Covid
Media watchdogs suggest that some basic level of responsibility to the public should be required to keep a broadcast license ...[Read more]
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COVID Has Now Claimed More Lives Than the 1918 Flu Pandemic in the US
Simple mitigation measures like wearing masks as recommended by the CDC could have saved hundreds of thousands of lives. ...[Read more]
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Big Pharma Greed ‘Literally Killing Americans,’ Sanders Says Outside Drug Lobby HQ
"How many people need to die, how many people need to get unnecessarily sicker, before Congress is prepared to take on the greed of the prescription drug industry?" ...[Read more]
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‘An Atrocity’: Poor Go Without as Rich Nations Set to Let 100 Million Covid Vaccines Rot
"Poorer countries shouldn't have to wait until our doses are about to expire to vaccinate their populations." ...[Read more]
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Auckland to remain in strict lockdown as New Zealand battles mystery Covid cases
New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, will remain under a strict lockdown for at least another week, prime minister Jacinda Ardern has announced, as the country battles to stamp out an outbreak of the highly infectious Delta variant...While its overall ...[Read more]
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Global Poor ‘Facing Life or Death’ as Rich Nations Block Vaccine Patent Waiver
Poor nations "can no longer rely merely on charitable or voluntary measures dictated by only a small number of high-income countries and the pharmaceutical industry," said one public health campaigner. ...[Read more]
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Nearly 300% more Covid patients in US hospitals at weekend than a year ago
The number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals across the US this Labor Day weekend was nearly 300% higher than this time last year, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The average number of deaths was over 86% higher than the same period last ...[Read more]
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There is an antibody treatment that stops every COVID-19 variant – and possibly all future variants
As Fierce Pharma notes, sotrovimab had fairly spectacular results in Phase 2 and Phase 3 testing that showed 85% efficacy at preventing COVID-19 from becoming more severe. This level seemed unchanged against all variants, including against delta. And ther ...[Read more]
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UK workers on returning to the office: No point if I end up doing video calls
Some welcome the routine, while others are concerned about how it will work without everyone in at the same time ...[Read more]
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35 Million Americans Are Losing Unemployment Income Today
Pandemic unemployment benefits expire today, leaving 10 percent of the US population with dramatically less household income. ...[Read more]
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Another conservative media personality has died of COVID-19 after hating on vaccines
Another conservative radio host joins the list of anti-vaxxers who have died after contracting COVID-19. According to Politico, at least three radio hosts have died from coronavirus after not only mocking the virus itself but publicly objecting to vaccine ...[Read more]
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