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2021-07-29: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-07-29). Oppose the right-wing campaign against vaccination! wsws.org Under conditions of the global pandemic of a lethal virus, mass vaccination is an elementary requirement of public health and for the self-defense of the working class.

The Conversation (2021-07-29). More livestock, more carbon dioxide, less ice: the Climate Crisis is Worsening despite Politicians' "Commitments" juancole.com By Thomas Newsome, Christopher Wolf, and William Ripple | ( The Conversation) — Back in 2019, more than 11,000 scientists declared a global climate emergency. They established a comprehensive set of vital signs that impact or reflect the planet's health, such as forest loss, fossil fuel subsidies, glacier thickness, ocean acidity and surface temperature. In …

Jim McMahan (2021-07-29). Bill Gates, Big Pharma block vaccines to the Global South. workers.org July 14 protest outside Pfizer headquarters, New York. The COVID-19 death rate continues to be high worldwide, especially as the virus ravages the developing world. A recent study reveals India's death toll could be 3.4 to 4.7 million people, with the official death toll of 414,000 being a vast undercount. . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-29). Hesitant about COVID-19 vaccine development? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Some people may be hesitant to be vaccinated for COVID-19 because they think COVID-19 vaccines were developed too quickly. But today's successes are the result of many years of coronavirus research. "To say that these messenger RNA vaccines were only developed in the past year would be erroneous," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "I know some people are hesitant and they might be fearful over some of the headlines they…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-29). Monoclonal antibodies help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï In a large observational study, Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that two monoclonal antibodies administered separately helped prevent hospitalization in high-risk patients who became infected with COVID-19. The study also showed more hospitalizations were observed among patients with more comorbidities. The findings appear in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. "The real-world data reported in this study confirm what has been seen in clinical trials involving a placebo," says Raymund Razonable, M.D., a…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-29). Unvaccinated people at highest risk of being infected by delta variant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A highly transmittable form of COVID-19 known as the delta variant is spreading globally. Now a subvariant known as delta-plus has been identified. "Delta-plus just means that there's been an additional mutation in the delta variant," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases physician and researcher at Mayo Clinic. "We have not really seen that take off yet. And that's probably because it's being outcompeted by the delta variant. If you look at the original virus and…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-29). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Tips to stay healthy while working from home. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to readjust in many ways, including some companies shifting to remote work. Working from a home office has its benefits, but it also comes with quite a few challenges. Virtual offices mean added screen time which can lead to eye strain, ear problems and too much time sitting in one place. Living and working in the same space also can lead to challenges with setting boundaries and having an…

Manisha Nair, MaatHRI writing group, on behalf of the MaatHRI collaborators (2021-07-29). [Research Paper] Reproductive health crisis during waves one and two of the COVID-19 pandemic in India: Incidence and deaths from severe maternal complications in more than 202,000 hospital births. thelancet.com Our study supports the legitimacy of the calls made to maintain sexual and reproductive health services as essential services during the pandemic. Lessons learnt should be used to avert the ongoing reproductive health crisis while India plans to manage a third wave of the pandemic.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-29). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Telemedicine before and after orthopedic surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In health care, one of the biggest changes during the COVID-19 pandemic was the expansion of telemedicine. Virtual visits have been used in many specialties, including orthopedics and orthopedic surgery. While the use telemedicine escalated out of necessity during the pandemic, Dr. Shawn O'Driscoll, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, believes its use will continue to be used going forward. "I think that the advantages to patients are really going to be the driving forces behind…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-29). COVID-19 vaccine urgency as delta variant continues to spread. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Viruses constantly change through mutation, and new variants of viruses are expected to occur. Multiple variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been documented, including a highly transmittable form of COVID-19 known as the delta variant. The delta variant, which was first seen in December 2020 in India, is spreading globally. It's more contagious than the previous strains that have been detected in the U.S. It's also causing more severe illness.Dr. Melanie Swift, co-chair of Mayo Clinic's…

Juan Cole (2021-07-29). It is Time to Call Republican Rejection of Vaccines and Masks what it is: Selfish. juancole.com Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) — The Washington Post reports that the rate of coronavirus infections is twice as high in Trump-voting counties as in Biden-voting ones. And ABC News reports that the US now has the highest average daily number of new coronavirus cases in the world.. Only about 57% of Americans ages 12 and …

Global Research News (2021-07-29). Selected Articles: #Yes, It's a "Killer Vaccine". They Are Killing Our Children. globalresearch.ca By #Yes, It's A Killer Vaccine. That message should be loud and clear. Our children are being killed. We call on our …

Magdi Semrau (2021-07-29). Why people resist vaccines — and how to change their minds. zcomm.org When it comes to public health and infectious disease, even small cracks can produce system-wide damage…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-29). Science Saturday: How geologic rock formations inform novel treatments for kidney stones. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Human kidney stones are at least as old as the Giza pyramids. The oldest known kidney stone was found in Egyptian burial satin from 4400 B.C. In 2020, Mayo Clinic processed and analyzed some 90,000 kidney stones from all over the world. That number increases each year, reflecting a global uptick in kidney stone disease. But new research has unlocked how kidney stones actually form, which could be the key to treating or even eliminating…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-29). Mayo Clinic Minute: Drink to thirst when exercising. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If the Summer Olympics inspires you to start working out, Mayo Clinic health experts say it's important to stay hydrated when you exercise. And a valuable term to remember is "drink to thirst." Reporter Jason Howland explains in this Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/uEMhUqleuj8 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 57) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-29). Consumer Health: 10 ways aerobic exercise can help you live longer and healthier. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A well-rounded fitness routine contains several elements, including strength training, core exercises, balance training, and flexibility and stretching. The fifth element is aerobic fitness. Aerobic activity causes you to breathe faster and more deeply, which maximizes the amount of oxygen in your blood. Your heart will beat faster, which increases blood flow to your muscles and back to your lungs. The better your aerobic fitness, the more efficiently your heart, lungs and blood vessels transport oxygen throughout…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-29). Consumer Health: Are you ready to add something new to your fitness routine? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you know exercise is important and you're making time for a well-rounded fitness routine, good for you! But you may become bored with the same routine day after day. And if you're bored, you may be more apt to lose interest after a while. If it's time to add a new spark to your fitness routine, here are three ideas to consider: Aquatic exerciseSwimming pools are not just for swimming laps. Aquatic fitness options also include aerobics…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-29). Consumer Health: Understanding glioblastoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Glioblastoma Awareness Day will be observed on Wednesday, July 21, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most complex, deadly and treatment-resistant cancers. Glioblastoma, a type of glioma, is an aggressive cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. It can occur at any age, but it tends to occur more often in older adults. Approximately 13,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with glioblastoma in…

Emily Von Gerichten (2021-07-28). San Diego protesters take the streets to demand Medicare for All. liberationnews.org "M4A! Make the rich pay!"

teleSUR (2021-07-28). Globalink | What US Intentions are Behind Politicizing Virus Origin Tracing?>. telesurenglish.net Officials and experts from many countries have stood against the U.S.' politicization of the COVID-19 origin tracing and urged the country to invite World Health Organization (WHO) experts to investigate Fort Detrick lab instead.

Bill Hackwell, Alicia Jrapko (2021-07-28). US State Department Lectures Cuba about Human Rights and Living Conditions. dissidentvoice.org Today with the height of imperial arrogance and hubris, the US State Department issued a joint statement to further its plans to destroy Cuba and all the gains it has made in health, education and welfare. Lining up 20 spineless, neo liberal countries beholden to them and led by right wing governments including; Austria, Brazil, …

teleSUR (2021-07-28). Cuba Hits Single-Day Record COVID-19 New Cases With 9323. telesurenglish.net Cuban health authorities on Wednesday reported 9,323 new Covid-19 cases, the highest number in a day, so the total number of contagions since March 2020 has risen to 358,378. | RELATED: | Dr. Francisco Duran, national director of Epidemiology at the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP), reiterated the need to redouble self-care amid the pandemic peak in Cuba. | In his regular press briefing on television, Dr. Duran adde…

The Socialist Program (2021-07-28). As Millions face a wave of evictions: Marx's Theory of Rent. liberationnews.org Brian and Prof. Wolff discuss rent, evictions and social programs under capitalism. With the CDC's eviction moratorium set to expire, millions are now facing homelessness because they cannot pay rent.

Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-28). Abortion fight to hit House floor, again. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The House version of the money bill for the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Departments has big spending hikes for labor enforcement programs in the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. But while Republicans raised a few squawks over DOL spending, that wasn't the big battle when lawmakers tangled over the measure. The …

teleSUR (2021-07-28). Court Withdraws Assange's Ecuadorean Nationality. telesurenglish.net An Ecuadorean court revoked the citizenship of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange without allowing him to participate in the process; his lawyers denounced on Wednesday. | RELATED: | "On the date he was cited, he was deprived of his liberty and with a health crisis inside the deprivation of liberty center where he was being held," Assange's lawyer Carlos Poveda said, as reported by AP. | We are in front of the justi…

F. Douglas Stephenson (2021-07-28). Why we need to stop Warehousing the Mentally Ill in Jail: Only Private Prison Corps. Profit. juancole.com Gainesville, Florida (Special to Informed Comment) — By essentially rejecting the provisions of the U.S.Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health, a very well designed 1963 Kennedy era program entitled, "Action for Mental Health" and other attempts to trim mental health budgets and services, many states and localities have opted to spend the same dollars …

_____ (2021-07-28). Daniel Hale Receives 45-Month Sentence. popularresistance.org Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison. It was a severe sentence but not the harshest sentence ever issued in an Espionage Act prosecution against a former United States government employee or contractor for the "unauthorized disclosure" of information. | The sentence was not what U.S. prosecutors demanded. They wanted Hale to go to prison for nine years, but it is likely Judge Liam O'Grady issued a lower sentence after considering his mental health problems. | This case is the first major Espionage Act conviction under President Joe Biden. | Hale was a signals intelligence a…

Staff (2021-07-28). Headlines for July 28, 2021. democracynow.org U.S. House Cmte. Hears Harrowing Testimony from Officers Who Responded to Capitol Insurrection, CDC Says Vaccinated People Should Wear Masks Indoors in High-Risk Areas Amid Delta Spread | , Tanzania Receives 1 Million J&J COVID Vaccines, Whistleblower Daniel Hale Sentenced to 45 Months for Exposing U.S. Drone Program, North and South Korea Restore Communications Hotline, U.S. Suspends Cooperation with Guatemala AG After Ousting of Anti-Corruption Prosecutor, Simone Biles Withdraws from Olympic Competition, Citing Mental Health, Atlanta-Area Mass Murderer Sentenced to Life in Prison, Still Faces Death Penalty, Man…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-07-28). SF March to Pass Medicare For All Now. indybay.org Protesters vow to take issue to UN as human rights complaint if M4A is not passed…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-07-28). The Little Talked About Covid-19 "Variants": Vaccine Mismanagement Will Have Dire Repercussions. dissidentvoice.org Do you remember the United Nations Millennium Development Goals? If not, you are not alone. These ambitious goals, which included the eradication of "extreme poverty and hunger", to "combating lethal diseases" and "reducing child mortality worldwide", proved to be yet another empty gesture which, unsurprisingly, amounted to little. Even if the architects of the project …

Julie Watts (2021-07-28). Higher COVID Rate Found in Some California Counties With Higher Vaccination Rate. anti-empire.com State workers and health care employees will now be required to show proof of vaccine or get tested for COVID at least once a week. | The governor announced the new guidance today and is urging private employers to "replicate the example." | This comes as the highly contagious Delta variant is now dominant in the state and COVID rates have skyrocketed in the month since California officially reopened, including breakthrough cases among vaccinated Californians. | A new analysis finds several counties with above-average vaccination rates also have higher COVID case rates, while case rates are falling in counties wi…

Global Research News (2021-07-28). Selected Articles: How the COVID Scam Is Perpetrated. globalresearch.ca By The Biden Administration has signaled its next move as part of the White House's full court press to pressure …

Peter Chin-Hong (2021-07-28). Here's why the CDC recommends wearing masks indoors even if you've been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. nationofchange.org The shifting recommendations don't mean that the old ones were wrong, necessarily, only that conditions have changed.

teleSUR (2021-07-28). IMF: Global Economy's Loss Due to COVID Response Inequality. telesurenglish.net In recent months, the IMF has joined the World Health Organization, the World Bank, and World Trade Organization in urging the wider deployment of vaccines across the developing world to close the gap between richer and developing nations in response to the ever-increasing spread of more aggressive variants of the COVID-19 Sars Cov-2 virus.

WSWS (2021-07-28). Tunisian hospitals overwhelmed as COVID-19 surges across Africa. wsws.org The Delta variant is leading to a surge of infections that is overwhelming the inadequate health care infrastructure across the Maghreb and all of Africa.

Gérard Delépine (2021-07-28). Covid-19 Vaccines Lead to New Infections and Mortality: The Evidence is Overwhelming. globalresearch.ca Vaccination has spread worldwide. And everywhere it has been followed by a dramatic rise in new infections and mortality. How many deaths and severe accidents will it take for governments, WHO, health agencies FDA, EMA, to look at the proven results of this experimental pseudo-vaccination?

Ramzy Baroud (2021-07-28). The Little Talked About Covid-19 'Variants'. zcomm.org Vaccine Mismanagement Will Have Dire Repercussions…

Olivia Engling (2021-07-28). WTO Reviews Vaccine Patents and Pandemic Response Options. indybay.org A proposal in front of the World Trade Organization could make it easier for countries to access COVID vaccines.

Ricardo Delgado (2021-07-28). Video: Graphene Oxide: A Toxic Substance in the Vial of the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine. globalresearch.ca The results of their analysis by electron microscopy and spectroscopy are far-reaching. Graphene oxide is a toxin which triggers thrombi and blood coagulation. It also has an impact on the immune system. Graphene oxide accumulated in the lungs can have devastating impacts.

news.un (2021-07-28). COVID-19 infections rise, Delta variant spreads to 132 countries. news.un.org COVID-19 infections rose eight per cent last week to more than 3.8 million, the UN health agency reported on Wednesday.

Jake Johnson (2021-07-28). Biden Faces Growing Pressure to Force Big Pharma to Share Vaccine Recipes. truthout.org With a proposed patent waiver for coronavirus vaccines still The U.S. government curren…

teleSUR (2021-07-28). Zimbabwe's Vaccination Drive Boost, Vaccines Arrive From China. telesurenglish.net Zimbabwe's fight against the coronavirus pandemic received a major boost when the country took delivery of another batch of Sinopharm vaccines from China on Wednesday. | RELATED: | Another shipment of Sinopharm vaccines is also expected in the country on Thursday. | Zimbabwe has to date received several batches of Sinopharm and Sinovac vaccines from China in addition to receiving small quantities of Russia's Sputnik V and India…

Alan MacLeod (2021-07-28). Corporate Media joins the anti-vaxxers when it comes to Chinese- and Russian-made vaccines. mronline.org "It's striking how similar the techniques [are] that Fox News uses to frighten people about the U.S. vaccination campaign and those that The New York Times, Reuters and others use to scare people about Chinese vaccines." — Jim Naureckas, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-07-28). #Yes, It's a "Killer Vaccine". They Are Killing Our Children. globalresearch.ca Share this article far …

_____ (2021-07-28). As Delta Wreaks Havoc, Biden Faces Growing Pressure to Force Big Pharma to Share Vaccine Recipes. commondreams.org "With each passing day, the Biden administration is trampling on its professed commitment to science-based policymaking and a humane immigration system."

The Babylon Bee (2021-07-28). Dangerous New Freedom Variant Causing People to Ignore Government and Live Their Lives. anti-empire.com U.S.— Experts are warning of yet another new problem facing the nation: They've spotted a new, more dangerous freedom variant spreading among the populace. This freedom is so virulent that people infected by it feel they can ignore government edicts about masks and lockdowns. | "Usually, the freedom we see in the wild is fairly mild," explained CDC official Hubert Pratt. "It's just freedom to passionately express one of the approved viewpoints on social media or freedom to pick one of the three Obamacare options. But now we see people acting like politicians aren't in charge of them at all, and it's dangero…

Monica Moorehead (2021-07-28). Life expectancy drop exposes racism, class bias. workers.org The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released "provisional life expectancy estimates" for the U.S. based on provisional mortality data for January through December 2020. The statistics show that overall U.S. life expectancy was reduced by a year and six months during this time period. Health care worker links racism . . . |

WSWS (2021-07-28). Eleven million US families face eviction as CDC moratorium expires. wsws.org The Biden administration is silent on the end of moratoriums as rising inflation and a wave of evictions and home foreclosures loom.

WSWS (2021-07-28). Eleven million families in the US at risk of losing their homes as CDC eviction moratorium set to expire. wsws.org The Biden administration is silent on the end of moratoriums as rising inflation and a wave of evictions and home foreclosures loom.

_____ (2021-07-28). Physicians Group Documents 'Severe' Health and Human Rights Impacts of US Expulsion Policy. commondreams.org Without racism running deep in their DNA, Trump's supporters would not have listened to a raving maniac president encouraging violence in order to remain in power.

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2021-07-28: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-07-28). Tunisian hospitals overwhelmed as COVID-19 surges across Africa. wsws.org The Delta variant is leading to a surge of infections that is overwhelming the inadequate health care infrastructure across the Maghreb and all of Africa.

Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-28). Abortion fight to hit House floor, again. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The House version of the money bill for the Labor, Health and Human Services and Education Departments has big spending hikes for labor enforcement programs in the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1. But while Republicans raised a few squawks over DOL spending, that wasn't the big battle when lawmakers tangled over the measure. The …

WSWS (2021-07-28). Eleven million families in the US at risk of losing their homes as CDC eviction moratorium set to expire. wsws.org The Biden administration is silent on the end of moratoriums as rising inflation and a wave of evictions and home foreclosures loom.

F. Douglas Stephenson (2021-07-28). Why we need to stop Warehousing the Mentally Ill in Jail: Only Private Prison Corps. Profit. juancole.com Gainesville, Florida (Special to Informed Comment) — By essentially rejecting the provisions of the U.S.Joint Commission on Mental Illness and Health, a very well designed 1963 Kennedy era program entitled, "Action for Mental Health" and other attempts to trim mental health budgets and services, many states and localities have opted to spend the same dollars …

_____ (2021-07-28). Daniel Hale Receives 45-Month Sentence. popularresistance.org Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison. It was a severe sentence but not the harshest sentence ever issued in an Espionage Act prosecution against a former United States government employee or contractor for the "unauthorized disclosure" of information. The sentence was not what U.S. prosecutors demanded. They wanted Hale to go to prison for nine years, but it is likely Judge Liam O'Grady issued a lower sentence after considering his mental health problems.

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-07-28). SF March to Pass Medicare For All Now. indybay.org Protesters vow to take issue to UN as human rights complaint if M4A is not passed…

Monica Moorehead (2021-07-28). Life expectancy drop exposes racism, class bias. workers.org The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) released "provisional life expectancy estimates" for the U.S. based on provisional mortality data for January through December 2020. The statistics show that overall U.S. life expectancy was reduced by a year and six months during this time period. Health care worker links racism . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Telemedicine before and after orthopedic surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In health care, one of the biggest changes during the COVID-19 pandemic was the expansion of telemedicine. Virtual visits have been used in many specialties, including orthopedics and orthopedic surgery. While the use telemedicine escalated out of necessity during the pandemic, Dr. Shawn O'Driscoll, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, believes its use will continue to be used going forward. "I think that the advantages to patients are really going to be the driving forces behind…

Global Research News (2021-07-28). Selected Articles: How the COVID Scam Is Perpetrated. globalresearch.ca By The Biden Administration has signaled its next move as part of the White House's full court press to pressure …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Hesitant about COVID-19 vaccine development? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Some people may be hesitant to be vaccinated for COVID-19 because they think COVID-19 vaccines were developed too quickly. But today's successes are the result of many years of coronavirus research. "To say that these messenger RNA vaccines were only developed in the past year would be erroneous," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "I know some people are hesitant and they might be fearful over some of the headlines they…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Unvaccinated people at highest risk of being infected by delta variant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A highly transmittable form of COVID-19 known as the delta variant is spreading globally. Now a subvariant known as delta-plus has been identified. "Delta-plus just means that there's been an additional mutation in the delta variant," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases physician and researcher at Mayo Clinic. "We have not really seen that take off yet. And that's probably because it's being outcompeted by the delta variant. If you look at the original virus and…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Monoclonal antibodies help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï In a large observational study, Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that two monoclonal antibodies administered separately helped prevent hospitalization in high-risk patients who became infected with COVID-19. The study also showed more hospitalizations were observed among patients with more comorbidities. The findings appear in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. "The real-world data reported in this study confirm what has been seen in clinical trials involving a placebo," says Raymund Razonable, M.D., a…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Tips to stay healthy while working from home. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to readjust in many ways, including some companies shifting to remote work. Working from a home office has its benefits, but it also comes with quite a few challenges. Virtual offices mean added screen time which can lead to eye strain, ear problems and too much time sitting in one place. Living and working in the same space also can lead to challenges with setting boundaries and having an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). COVID-19 vaccine urgency as delta variant continues to spread. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Viruses constantly change through mutation, and new variants of viruses are expected to occur. Multiple variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been documented, including a highly transmittable form of COVID-19 known as the delta variant. The delta variant, which was first seen in December 2020 in India, is spreading globally. It's more contagious than the previous strains that have been detected in the U.S. It's also causing more severe illness.Dr. Melanie Swift, co-chair of Mayo Clinic's…

Ramzy Baroud (2021-07-28). The Little Talked About Covid-19 'Variants'. zcomm.org Vaccine Mismanagement Will Have Dire Repercussions…

Olivia Engling (2021-07-28). WTO Reviews Vaccine Patents and Pandemic Response Options. indybay.org A proposal in front of the World Trade Organization could make it easier for countries to access COVID vaccines.

news.un (2021-07-28). COVID-19 infections rise, Delta variant spreads to 132 countries. news.un.org COVID-19 infections rose eight per cent last week to more than 3.8 million, the UN health agency reported on Wednesday.

Alan MacLeod (2021-07-28). Corporate Media joins the anti-vaxxers when it comes to Chinese- and Russian-made vaccines. mronline.org "It's striking how similar the techniques [are] that Fox News uses to frighten people about the U.S. vaccination campaign and those that The New York Times, Reuters and others use to scare people about Chinese vaccines." — Jim Naureckas, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting…

_____ (2021-07-28). As Delta Wreaks Havoc, Biden Faces Growing Pressure to Force Big Pharma to Share Vaccine Recipes. commondreams.org "With each passing day, the Biden administration is trampling on its professed commitment to science-based policymaking and a humane immigration system."

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-07-28). #Yes, It's A "Killer Vaccine". They are Killing our Children. globalresearch.ca Share this article, far …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Science Saturday: How geologic rock formations inform novel treatments for kidney stones. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Human kidney stones are at least as old as the Giza pyramids. The oldest known kidney stone was found in Egyptian burial satin from 4400 B.C. In 2020, Mayo Clinic processed and analyzed some 90,000 kidney stones from all over the world. That number increases each year, reflecting a global uptick in kidney stone disease. But new research has unlocked how kidney stones actually form, which could be the key to treating or even eliminating…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Consumer Health: Are you ready to add something new to your fitness routine? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you know exercise is important and you're making time for a well-rounded fitness routine, good for you! But you may become bored with the same routine day after day. And if you're bored, you may be more apt to lose interest after a while. If it's time to add a new spark to your fitness routine, here are three ideas to consider: Aquatic exerciseSwimming pools are not just for swimming laps. Aquatic fitness options also include aerobics…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Consumer Health: Understanding glioblastoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Glioblastoma Awareness Day will be observed on Wednesday, July 21, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most complex, deadly and treatment-resistant cancers. Glioblastoma, a type of glioma, is an aggressive cancer that can occur in the brain or spinal cord. It can occur at any age, but it tends to occur more often in older adults. Approximately 13,000 people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with glioblastoma in…

_____ (2021-07-28). Physicians Group Documents 'Severe' Health and Human Rights Impacts of US Expulsion Policy. commondreams.org Without racism running deep in their DNA, Trump's supporters would not have listened to a raving maniac president encouraging violence in order to remain in power.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Mayo Clinic Minute: Drink to thirst when exercising. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If the Summer Olympics inspires you to start working out, Mayo Clinic health experts say it's important to stay hydrated when you exercise. And a valuable term to remember is "drink to thirst." Reporter Jason Howland explains in this Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/uEMhUqleuj8 Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 57) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-28). Consumer Health: 10 ways aerobic exercise can help you live longer and healthier. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A well-rounded fitness routine contains several elements, including strength training, core exercises, balance training, and flexibility and stretching. The fifth element is aerobic fitness. Aerobic activity causes you to breathe faster and more deeply, which maximizes the amount of oxygen in your blood. Your heart will beat faster, which increases blood flow to your muscles and back to your lungs. The better your aerobic fitness, the more efficiently your heart, lungs and blood vessels transport oxygen throughout…

John Wojcik, Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-27). With union support, Chicago civilian board to exercise increased control over police. peoplesworld.org CHICAGO —With support from nine unions, including the politically powerful Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), Service Employees Local 73, and SEIU Healthcare, Chicago's civilians will, starting next year, have an independent police board that exercises increased control—for them—over Chicago's police. That control, capping a long campaign by civil rights and community groups, is the result of …

Rubin R. (2021-07-27). Internet Access as a Social Determinant of Health. jamanetwork.com Using data from its social determinants of health database, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) recently created an online visualization tool providing county-level information about people's internet access.

Rubin R. (2021-07-27). Higher Medicare Payments for In-home COVID-19 Vaccinations. jamanetwork.com The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently increased payments for at-home COVID-19 vaccinations for Medicare beneficiaries.

_____ (2021-07-27). How Oakland Teachers Took Control Of Our Return To School. popularresistance.org It was March when, with declining Covid case rates and expanding access to vaccinations, the Oakland Education Association's Big Bargaining Team reached an agreement to end the school year in Oakland with in-person learning for small cohorts of students. A week later, our members ratified the agreement in a close vote. | We had insisted on—and won—robust safety measures that exceeded state and federal guidelines: social distancing, small and stable cohorts of students, ventilation, health screening, universal face coverings, handwashing, personal protective equipment, and enough time for all school st…

Staff (2021-07-27). UNVACCINATED diners only: California restaurant says it's having fun watching 'heads explode' over mandatory no-vax policy. rt.com A California restaurant has refused to back down after being bombarded with negative press and customer reviews for posting a sign demanding that all diners provide proof that they have not been vaccinated against Covid-19. | With vaccination status increasingly becoming a prerequisite to participate in many ordinary activities, one Huntington Beach eatery has decided to take a slightly different approach to granting privileges based on personal medical decisions. | On its storefront window, Basilico's Pasta e Vino taped a sign reading: "PROOF OF BEING UNVACCINATED REQUIRED. We have zero tolerance for treasono…

teleSUR (2021-07-27). Delta Variant and Misinformation Fuel COVID-19 Surge in the US. telesurenglish.net The United States is facing a resurgence of COVID-19 infections due to the rising cases of the more contagious Delta variant fueled by misinformation about the virus and politicization of the nation's response to the pandemic. | RELATED: | COVID-19 cases are on the rise in nearly 90 percent of U.S. jurisdictions, with outbreaks in parts of the country that have low vaccination coverage, said the Centers for Disease Control and…

Staff (2021-07-27). Biden says US 'combat mission' in Iraq will be over by year's end, but won't say how many troops to remain deployed. rt.com President Joe Biden said the US combat mission in Iraq will end this December, when Washington's role will shift to training local forces, but declined to say what will come of the 2,500 American troops still in the country | Speaking during a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday, Biden

Staff (2021-07-27). Snowden skewers Big Tech, 'amoral' capital firms for enabling 'Insecurity Industry' & calls for urgent action before it's too late. rt.com Warning that companies that claim to protect national security are the "greatest danger" to it, Edward Snowden has urged the dismantling of this 'Insecurity Industry' by banning trade in intrusive software and penalizing enablers. | In a searing

Staff (2021-07-27). Intelligence forces arrest Mossad terrorist network in W Iran. en.mehrnews.com Iran's Intelligence Ministry announced on Tuesday that a network of the members of the Zionist regime's Spy Organization (Mossad) was arrested on the western border of the country.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). Delta variant is one of the most infectious respiratory diseases known, U.S. CDC director says. ecns.cn "The delta variant is more aggressive and much more transmissible than previously circulating strains," CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said on Thursday.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). U.S. rocked by more than 900 shooting incidents last week: media. ecns.cn More than 900 shooting incidents took place across the United States last week, according to ABC News.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). Americans' optimism about country's direction drops nearly 20 points: poll. ecns.cn Americans' optimism about the direction of the country has dropped nearly 20 points, according to the latest ABC News/Ipsos poll.

ecns.cn (2021-07-27). Comicomment: U.S. 'cannot fool all the people all the time' over Fort Detrick. ecns.cn You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.

Bhatt AS, Solomon SD, Vaduganathan M. (2021-07-27). Prioritizing Dissemination and Implementation Science in Cardiometabolic Medicine. jamanetwork.com Heart failure with reduced ejection fraction serves as a prototypical example in which advances in scientific discovery have not been fully realized in clinical practice. In recent years, stepwise progress in discovery science has afforded the availability of several disease-modifying therapies. Complete uptake of contemporary multidrug regimens is estimated to provide significant improvements in longevity and event-free survival. However, deep, pervasive gaps have remained in the optimal adoption of these therapies. Similar implementation gaps exist across other prevalent cardiometabolic conditions, including di…

_____ (2021-07-27). Opening Declaration Of The Counter-Mobilization To Transform Corporate Food Systems. popularresistance.org The only just and sustainable path forward is to immediately halt and transform corporate globalized food systems. The first step on this path is fully recognizing, implementing, and enforcing the human right to adequate food. While foundational, the right to adequate food is indivisible from other basic human rights, such as the right to health, housing, safe working conditions, living wages, social protection, clean environments, and civil-political rights including collective bargaining and political participation, which collectively should be central to any food system process.

Michael Snyder (2021-07-27). Health Freedom Is the Hottest Political Issue on the Entire Globe, and Our World Will Never be the Same after this. globalresearch.ca

Rubin R. (2021-07-27). Ending Structural Racism in Federally Funded Research. jamanetwork.com National Institutes of Health (NIH) leaders, scientists, administrators, and staff, including Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, recently published a framework to end structural racism in biomedical research.

Staff (2021-07-27). US drone whistleblower Daniel Hale sentenced to 45 months in prison. rt.com Daniel Hale, a former US Air Force intelligence analyst who leaked information about civilian deaths caused by drone strikes overseas, has been sentenced to almost four years in prison under the Espionage Act. | US District Judge Liam O'Grady passed the sentence on Tuesday in a federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, saying that the 45-month sentence was needed as a deterrent to others from disclosing government secrets. O'Grady told Hale he had other options than to share classified documents with a reporter. | Whistleblower Daniel Hale faces sentencing today for revealing the widespread murder of civilians by…

Kevin Gosztola (2021-07-27). Daniel Hale Receives 45-Month Sentence For Releasing Drone Documents. thedissenter.org Daniel Hale (Photo: Bob Hayes) | Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison. It was a severe sentence but not the harshest sentence ever issued in an Espionage Act prosecution against a former United States government employee or contractor for the "unauthorized disclosure" of information. | The sentence was not what U.S. prosecutors demanded. They wanted Hale to go to prison for nine years, but it is likely Judge Liam O'Grady issued a lower sentence after considering his mental health problems. | This case is the first major Espionage Act conviction under President J…

_____ (2021-07-27). Infrastructure: Manchin's Significant Coal Profits Not of Interest to Corporate News. commondreams.org Public health experts and healthcare workers expressed alarm in May when the CDC released earlier guidance saying vaccinated people no longer needed masks indoors in public places.

news.un (2021-07-27). Myanmar: Rights expert calls for 'COVID ceasefire', urges UN action. news.un.org The UN independent expert on the human rights situation in Myanmar on Tuesday called for a "COVID ceasefire" for the country, as infections and deaths soar even as the military junta escalates attacks against healthcare workers.

Jenny Deam (2021-07-27). Many Elder-Care Workers Still Refuse to Get COVID-19 Vaccine. zcomm.org Amid a "pandemic of the unvaccinated," more than 40% of the nation's nursing home and long-term health care workers have yet to receive vaccinations…

teleSUR (2021-07-27). Cuban Vaccine Developers in Iran To Advance COVID Collaboration. telesurenglish.net In its Twitter account, the IFV described as positive the meeting of its director, Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, and the Cuban ambassador in Tehran, Alexis Bandrich, with Abolfaz Amouei, head of the Cuba Friendship Group, and a representative of the Health Commission of the Iranian parliament. | RELATED: | Bandrich shared on his Facebook profile the meeting held the day before between Vérez Bencomo and Foreign Minist…

Latino USA (2021-07-27). Portrait Of: Carmen Maria Machado (A Latino USA Podcast). latinorebels.com Carmen Maria Machado talks about writing memoir, her fascination with horror, grappling with her mental health during the pandemic, and confronting her Cuban-American identity while growing up in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

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