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COVID + Lockdowns + Remote Learning = Worse Mental Health for Children

COVID + Lockdowns + Remote Learning = Worse Mental Health for Children

May 17, 2021

Caregivers are reporting that the pandemic and school closures have taken a substantial emotional toll on their children and adolescents. The pandemic revealed to all what we’ve long known is true: “Schools are important community hubs...

What Does a ‘Zero’ COVID Goal Really Mean?

What Does a ‘Zero’ COVID Goal Really Mean?

May 17, 2021

There’s a lot of talk about "Zero COVID," but what exactly does that mean? Many infectious disease experts believe wiping out SARS-CoV-2 worldwide is not possible — but that's not what Zero COVID means, argues Deepti Gurdasani, of Queen...

Who Are the Most Vaccine-Hesitant When It Comes to COVID?

Who Are the Most Vaccine-Hesitant When It Comes to COVID?

May 16, 2021

A survey of 732,308 Americans shows some surprising results as to who is most likely to decline or shy away from getting a COVID vaccine. While the online survey finds resistance to getting a COVID-19 vaccine is slowly diminishing — vaccine...

Fauci Colleague Blasts Mask Wearing for Kids at Camp

Fauci Colleague Blasts Mask Wearing for Kids at Camp

May 16, 2021

A scientist who works under Dr. Anthony Fauci charges the CDC's strict guidelines for children’s summer camps — masks worn at all times, no sharing of toys, games or books, and staying 3 feet away from others at all times — are...

Scottish Scientists Announce Curcumin Study for Fighting COVID

Scottish Scientists Announce Curcumin Study for Fighting COVID

May 15, 2021

New research shows a bioavailable curcumin extract could lessen some of the severe complications of COVID-19. Curcumin is a compound found in turmeric, a spice used in curry, which has been used as medicine in India for hundreds of generations....

People Are so Mask-Trained They’re Reluctant to Take Them Off

People Are so Mask-Trained They’re Reluctant to Take Them Off

May 15, 2021

A New York Times article reveals that some of the reasons people don’t want to give up their masks have nothing to do with COVID. “Masks have also become so much more than mere barrier between germs and lungs. They can keep that...

Chinese Government Is Working on Creating “Super” Soldiers

Chinese Government Is Working on Creating “Super” Soldiers

May 14, 2021

Could the next war or conflict be fought with robotic human soldiers programmed with enhanced biological capabilities? Or worse, could your DNA be gathered, stored and used for any number of experiments and data collecting? If it sounds like science...

Study: Pandemic Increased Food Desires in Obese People

Study: Pandemic Increased Food Desires in Obese People

May 14, 2021

The pandemic didn’t fare well for persons with obesity. A recent study shows pandemic measures such as isolation led to stress and depression — triggers that cause people to eat more highly processed, sugary and junk foods and to cut...

Ohio Launches Massive Vaccine Incentive Scheme

Ohio Launches Massive Vaccine Incentive Scheme

May 14, 2021

Millions of dollars are on the line for Ohio residents who take the bait and get their COVID-19 vaccinations. Gov. Mike DeWine announced that the state will give away millions in full scholarships and five special lotteries of $1 million each as...

South Dakota Governor Skewers Super Spreader ‘Stats’

South Dakota Governor Skewers Super Spreader ‘Stats’

May 14, 2021

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is challenging the CDC’s assertions that a 2020 event held in South Dakota was a COVID-19 “super spreader.” Following the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which attracted more than 460,000 people from 61% of...

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