Month: December 2020

California’s top health official said hospitals in hard-hit Los Angeles County are turning to “crisis care” and bracing for the coronavirus surge to worsen in the new year, as he extended strict stay-home orders Tuesday in areas where intensive care units have few beds. Dr. Mark Ghaly said that Southern California and the agricultural San
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Dr. Carlos del Rio warned “The News with Shepard Smith” that the effort to vaccinate Americans needs to “change dramatically,” as the United States missed its vaccination goals two weeks after Americans started receiving shots.  “If we’re going to get to have every single American who needs a vaccine and wants the vaccine, vaccinated by
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Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn Center for the Study of Existential Risk LONDON – Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn has identified what he believes are the three biggest threats to humanity’s existence this century. While the climate emergency and the coronavirus pandemic are seen as issues that require urgent global solutions, Tallinn told CNBC that artificial intelligence,
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As pharmacists from CVS and Walgreens have entered long-term care facilities to vaccine staff and residents against COVID-19, they have been resoundingly been met with cheers, leaders say. “As CVS wheeled the cart in, everyone started cheering,” Vassar Byrd, CEO of Rose Villa Senior Living, a life plan community in Portland, Oregon, said Monday during
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President Donald Trump has signed a $900 billion pandemic relief package that will deliver long-sought cash to businesses and individuals. It also averts a government shutdown. The massive bill includes $1.4 trillion to fund government agencies through September and contains other end-of-session priorities such as money for cash-starved transit systems and an increase in food
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As someone who initially struggled to accept his own bipolar disorder diagnosis years ago and now works to help others, Sean Driscoll knows how hard it can be for someone to recognize they are suffering. With the pandemic aggravating mental health concerns, the peer support specialist at the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Department of
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