Dr. David Heymann, an American who is a former senior director at WHO, said he was “very disappointed” by the United States' decision to exit the agency. He said he expects Germany and other countries to step forward if the U.S. funding and expertise that has benefited the agency ends. … [Read more...] about Europe reacts to US withdrawing from WHO, calls for reform instead
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“Severing ties with WHO could impede US access to crucial tools for developing biological countermeasures to influenza,” it declares. Moreover, if the U.S. does not participate in WHO initiatives, “Americans could have limited access to scarce vaccine supplies, and are likely to be barred from travel to foreign destinations.” … [Read more...] about The Lancet Freaks out over U.S. Withdrawal from W.H.O.
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. But for some — especially older adults and people with existing health problems — it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia and death. … [Read more...] about Anchorage School District plan begins with limited reopening
While this is not the first time that Powell has backed a Democrat over Trump – in 2016 he said he voted for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton – his announcement does come at a time when many establishment Republicans are questioning their support of Trump following his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the widespread protests following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. … [Read more...] about Colin Powell says he ‘cannot in any way support’ Trump; announces he will vote for Biden
Phil Mickelson made plenty of noise, at least for nine holes. Lefty was 4 under at the turn and narrowly missed a 10-foot birdie chance on the 11th. He made bogey from the bunker. He missed a 5-foot par. He needed two chips from 25 feet to get on the 14th green. He hit in the water for double bogey on the 16th. He shot 41 on the back for a 73. … [Read more...] about Morikawa back from missed cut with strong debut at Muirfield