But there has been criticism over the government's handling of the virus. A recent report by Oxfam indicates that the previous government -- which lost power last June following a presidential election rerun -- used 80% of the funds raised for the Covid-19 fight on allowances. The charity warned the current government against repeating the same mistakes. … [Read more...] about Schools across Africa shutdown as Covid cases spike across the continent
Last Thursday, Los Gatos Union School District Superintendent, Paul Johnson sent an email to staff saying Good Samaritan was offering vaccinations to school district personnel, saying the hospital was not forgetting the school district’s donation of food to frontline workers under its “Feed Our Heroes” program. It went on to say those signing up for vaccination should register as if they were a healthcare worker. … [Read more...] about COVID Vaccine: Good Samaritan Under Fire For Letting School Employees ‘Cut’ To The Front Of The Line
"When Kennedy kneeled and prayed on the fifty-yard line immediately after games while in view of students and parents, he spoke as a public employee, not as a private citizen, and his speech therefore was constitutionally unprotected," the 9th Circuit wrote. … [Read more...] about Court rules high school football coach cannot pray on the field
Pharma Mar originally developed Aplidin as a cancer drug, studying its effects in trials with multiple myeloma patients. In 2017, the European Medicines Agency, which regulates drugs in the European Union, refused to approve Aplidin, pointing to side effects experienced by some cancer patients who took it and saying the benefits of the drug did not outweigh the risks. But Pharma Mar successfully challenged the ruling in EU court, vacating the decision, and Australian regulators approved Aplidin for treating multiple myeloma in 2018. … [Read more...] about ‘New weapon’ to kill COVID? UCSF-led team finds drug that could be far more effective than remdesivir
We need new ventilation systems in those schools; we need testing for people coming in and out of the classes; we need testing for teachers as well as students; and we need the capacity, the capacity to know that, in fact, the … circumstance in the school is safe and secure for everyone. … [Read more...] about Biden Dodges Question: Should Teachers Return to In-Person Instruction?