Tag: covid

The Economics of Hollywood

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/ February 21, 2021
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Scott Morrison Under Fire After Text Suggests His Office Knew Of Rape Allegations In 2019

Newly revealed text messages undermine Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s claim that his office only learned of former staffer Brittany Higgins’ allegation of rape at Parliament House last week, according to news reports.  In text messages obtained by The Australian and…

/ February 19, 2021
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Fauci: COVID vaccine rollout should prioritize people of color

Infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci highlighted the need to address racial disparities in the COVID-19 vaccination process, per an interview with The New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday.What he’s saying: "I think that's the one thing we really got…

/ January 28, 2021
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‘A 6-Year-Old In A 90-Year-Old’s Body’ – The Children Devastated By Long Covid

“He’s like a six-year-old in a 90-year-old’s body,” says Chris Ward of his son Thomas, who first fell ill last February with a fever, breathlessness and aches all over his body.Thomas was assessed at A&E where the family was asked…

/ January 27, 2021
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U.S. surpasses 25 million COVID cases

The U.S has confirmed more than 25 million coronavirus cases, per Johns Hopkins data updated on Sunday.The big picture: President Biden has said he expects the country's death toll to exceed 500,000 people by next month, as the rate of…

/ January 24, 2021
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New UK Variant Of Coronavirus May Be More Deadly, Boris Johnson Reveals

The UK new variant of coronavirus that helped drive increased infections in December is thought to be more deadly, Boris Johnson has revealed.The prime minister told a Downing Street briefing: “We’ve been informed today that, in addition to spreading more…

/ January 23, 2021
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House will transmit article of impeachment to Senate on Monday, Schumer says

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced that the House will deliver the article of impeachment against former President Trump for "incitement of insurrection" on Monday.Why it matters: The Senate is required to begin the impeachment trial at 1pm the…

/ January 22, 2021
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Ideology triumphs over evidence: Morrison government drops the ball on banking reform

Political pressure forced the federal government in 2017 – when Scott Morrison was treasurer – to call the royal commission into misconduct in the banking, superannuation and financial services sector. Commissioner Kenneth Hayne delivered 76 recommendations to reform the industry…

/ January 19, 2021
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Biden taps ex-FDA chief to lead Operation Warp Speed amid rollout of COVID plan

President-elect Joe Biden has picked former FDA chief David Kessler to lead Operation Warp Speed, a day after unveiling a nearly $2 trillion pandemic relief plan that includes $400 billion for directly combatting the virus.Why it matters: Biden's transition team…

/ January 15, 2021
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Antibody drugs and blood plasma therapy: Livesavers for COVID patients? | COVID-19 Special

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdQ0AvpBC6ABlood plasma is saving the lives of people with Covid-19. But there isn't enough of it. That's why scientists have been trying to recreate the antibodies it contains in the lab - and they've done it. They've developed defensive proteins…

/ January 14, 2021
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Indonesia’s aviation safety has improved, but a lot remains to be done

The Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 disaster serves as a warning for aviation safety regulators, not only in Indonesia but worldwide. Four minutes after taking off from Jakarta in heavy rain on January 9, the Boeing 737-500 nosedived into the ocean,…

/ January 13, 2021
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‘Long COVID’ haunts more patients than thought | COVID-19 Special

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2N4xBXphyxgOver a year after the first coronavirus cases, some early patients are still suffering. “Long Covid" refers to symptoms that can last for months or that return after recovery. A new study from Wuhan China has found three quarters of…

/ January 11, 2021
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Covid update: Coronavirus news from around the world | DW News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jCX5SiGU1k4Following criticism in Germany of the pace of the coronavirus vaccination roll-out, a health ministry official has revealed that Berlin has struck preliminary deals for an extra 50-million vaccine doses in the summer - outside what's been negotiated by the…

/ January 9, 2021
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EU doubles Covid vaccine order as Germany sees record deaths | DW News

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMl4B_qXTAUThe European Commission has reached a deal with drug makers Pfizer and BioNTech to doubles its order of their Covid vaccine. The move secures the EU nearly half the two firms' global output of the jab this year. The Commission…

/ January 8, 2021