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5/12/2021 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 Kaiser Health News ... with all due respect, you are entirely, entirely and completely incorrect," Fauci said. "The NIH has not ever, and does not now, fund 'gain of function research' in the Wuhan Institute." (Weixel, 5/11) The Washington Post: Rand Paul And The GOP Effort To Blame Fauci For The Coronavirus For much of the past year, Republicans have decried lead government coronavirus expert Anthony S. Fauci’s prescriptions for mitigating the pandemic ...
5/10/2021 Vermont reports 6 COVID-19 cases Sunday, lowest count since October news10.com ... coronavirus cases on Sunday. It’s the first time since October 14 that the Green Mountain State’s one-day case count has been that low.TSA extends mask mandate on planes to September Washington County had two of the infections. Bennington County, Franklin County and Windham County each had one. There was also one more case for which the county of origin hasn’t been determined yet.Out of ...
5/10/2021 Morning Notes tysonsreporter.com ... and attorney general. The results could take days to materalize, but turnout was expected to surpass the party’s last gubernatorial convention in 2013, when about 8,000 of 13,500 approved delegates cast ballots. [ The Washington Post ]Falls Church News-Press Announces Endorsements — The Falls Church News-Press has thrown its support behind Terry McAuliffe, who is seeking to return to the governor’s mansion in November. It also endorsed ...
5/10/2021 Surgalign Submits Premarket Notification 510(k) of Its Digital Surgical Guidance System Globe Newswire ... improve spine surgery,” said Dr. Rajiv Sethi who is the Chair of the Neuroscience Institute, Director of Spine Research, and Director of Complex Spine Surgery at the Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, Washington . He is also a clinical professor at the University of Washington specializing in health services research in the Program of Health Economics and Outcomes Methodology.Surgalign’s digital surgical guidance system may offer the opportunity ...
5/10/2021 'The Crime of the Century' lays bare who cashed in from the opioid epidemic CNN ... the crisis, including the way doctors were steered, prodded and in some cases bribed to prescribe opioids, and politicians influenced (in concert with hefty donations) to protect the industry. Presented in association with the Washington Post, whose reporters are prominently featured, "Crime of the Century" at times plays like a glossy thriller. At the core of that sits the Sackler family, the proprietors of OxyContin maker Purdue, who have been ...
5/10/2021 'The Crime of the Century' lays bare who cashed in from the opioid epidemic CNN ... the crisis, including the way doctors were steered, prodded and in some cases bribed to prescribe opioids, and politicians influenced (in concert with hefty donations) to protect the industry. Presented in association with the Washington Post, whose reporters are prominently featured, "Crime of the Century" at times plays like a glossy thriller. At the core of that sits the Sackler family, the proprietors of OxyContin maker Purdue, who have been ...
5/10/2021 'The Crime of the Century' lays bare who cashed in from the opioid epidemic - Local News 8 localnews8.com ... the crisis, including the way doctors were steered, prodded and in some cases bribed to prescribe opioids, and politicians influenced (in concert with hefty donations) to protect the industry.Presented in association with the Washington Post, whose reporters are prominently featured, “Crime of the Century” at times plays like a glossy thriller. At the core of that sits the Sackler family, the proprietors of OxyContin maker Purdue, who have ...
5/10/2021 Biden to headline MSNBC vaccine town hall as administration faces hesitancy among conservatives | Washington Examiner Washington Examiner ... the Senate in March in a 50-49 vote as his department grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic and an uptick in migrant children crossing the southern border.CLICK HERE TO READ MORE FROM THE WASHINGTON EXAMINERBiden announced his new goal last week of administering at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to 70% of the country's adults by July 4, so that 160 million people older than ...
5/10/2021 Monday, May 10, 2021 Kaiser Health News ... Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's official guidance now acknowledges that the virus can be transmitted through aerosolized particles and that people indoors could become infected even when more than 6 feet away. The Washington Post: CDC Acknowledges Airborne Transmission Federal health officials revised coronavirus guidance on Friday to acknowledge that people can get infected by inhaling very fine, aerosolized particles carrying the virus, following warnings from health experts since ...
5/9/2021 Women's Wellbeing in a COVID Pandemic – KJLH Radio kjlhradio.com ... Wellbeing in a COVID Pandemic Shared experiences with a panel of health care professionals and their journey through COVID 19 and post vaccination. Presented by Wellcare. Meet the Panelists About the author Dale L. Washington Dale L. Washington , has both clinical and administrative experience spanning over twenty-five years in the healthcare industry from patient care, specializing in geriatrics and behavioral health to sales and marketing.During her six year ...
5/9/2021 From the comments, on restaurant labor and UI marginalrevolution.com I own a restaurant and bar in a rural community in western Washington . Our state minimum wage is currently $13.69 per hour which is what we pay our tipped front of the house employees. After tips these employees are making $25 to $35 per hour. Not bad for a job that requires no formal training.We start our back of the house cooks at $17 hour and up. For full ...
5/9/2021 Swiss billionaire uses his fortune to help sway US elections newsbrig.com ... that he hasn’t poured hundreds of millions of dollars into influencing US politics or policy,” said Anna Massoglia, an investigative researcher with the Center for Responsive Politics, a government transparency group in Washington , DC.Wyss has sent some of his vast fortune derived from a medical device company into his eponymous foundation and a related non-profit called the Berger Action Fund.From there the cash has gone ...
5/9/2021 Hansjorg Wyss, uses his fortune to help sway US elections blogspot.com ... that he hasn’t poured hundreds of millions of dollars into influencing US politics or policy,” said Anna Massoglia, an investigative researcher with the Center for Responsive Politics, a government transparency group in Washington , DC. Wyss has sent some of his vast fortune derived from a medical device company into his eponymous foundation and a related non-profit called the Berger Action Fund. From there the cash has gone ...
5/9/2021 U.S. Senate committee revised a draft bill to fund AI, quantum, biotech VentureBeat United States Congress in Washington DC Image Credit: Darren Halstead The promise of open clouds: Faster innovation, faster delivery Learn how open clouds reduce latencies to client device, improve customer and device (IoT) interactions and speed up innovations from the edge to the data center.Join Transform 2021 this July 12-16. Register fo r the AI event of the year .( Reuters ) -U.S. Senate committee leaders have drafted a compromise $110 ...
5/9/2021 What to know about Biden's proposed COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers | Washington Examiner Washington Examiner ... simply do not have the lab capacity at scale or the technological know-how to adopt this technology,” Monica de Bolle, a global economist at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, told the Washington Examiner .Q: What’s next?A: The patent waiver is currently moving through the World Trade Organization and will not immediately produce results. Overcoming the legal barriers to lifting IP protections could be a monthslong ...
5/9/2021 Why AOC's crazy plan for a ‘Civilian Climate Corps’ could soon become reality | Washington Examiner Washington Examiner T he liberal darling and self-described socialist, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, proposes too many hair-brained big government schemes for most of us to keep up with.However, her latest hobby horse, a "Civilian Climate Corps," could soon become reality. For that reason, we need to understand just how absurd it really is.Alongside liberal Sen. Ed Markey, the congresswoman is proposing that the federal government hire 1.5 million ...
5/9/2021 Sen. Tina Smith tours Detroit Lakes Boys and Girls Club and downtown businesses dl-online.com Government and Politics Sen. Tina Smith tours Detroit Lakes Boys and Girls Club and downtown businesses Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., toured the Boys and Girls Club of Detroit Lakes and downtown businesses on Washington Avenue on Saturday, May 8. The visit was part of her two-day listening tour through northwest Minnesota, which began Friday, May 7 with a stop in Moorhead and finished on Saturday after a visit ...
5/9/2021 Clark County to gain new long-term psychiatric care facility in 2023 columbian.com ... Clark County continues to grow, the county still lacks long-term treatment options for those hospitalized under an Involuntary Treatment Act order.The new 48-bed facility, due to open in April 2023 near Washington State University Vancouver, fits into Gov. Jay Inslee’s plan to decentralize long-term psychiatric care from the 467-bed Western State Hospital in Lakewood by opening numerous smaller, community-based treatment centers throughout Washington ...
5/8/2021 States, Cities and Companies Offer Incentives to Get COVID-19 Vaccine | Best States | US News U.S. News & World Report A nurse gives a dose of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine during a walk-up clinic at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on May 6, in Washington , D.C. The pop-up event incentivized vaccinations with a free beer. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)Krispy Kreme started a trend in March, giving out free donuts to anyone who had received their COVID-19 vaccine. Chef José Andrés ...
5/8/2021 White House acknowledges mysterious health attacks occurred in US MSN ... issued a report , commissioned by the State Department, that concluded the most likely source is "directed, pulsed radio frequency energy."Among the possible new cases are also reportedly at least two incidents in the Washington area, according to GQ magazine, CNN and others. ABC News has not independently verified those reports."This pattern of attacking our fellow citizens serving our government appears to be increasing," the top Democrat and Republican ...