2021-09-23: News Headlines

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). COVID-19 might have started to spread in September 2019 in the United States: study. ecns.cn

WSWS (2021-09-23). Judge issues strikebreaking injunction against Kentucky distillery workers. wsws.org A judge issued an injunction Tuesday limiting the actions of picketing workers at the Heaven Hill distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky, and distillery owners have robbed employees of health insurance to break the strike.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Consumer Health: What do you know about rheumatic diseases? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Rheumatic Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about four common rheumatic diseases: ankylosing spondylitis, gout, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and lupus. Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis is an inflammatory disease that can cause some of the small bones in your spine to fuse. This fusing makes the spine less flexible and can result in a hunched-forward posture. If ribs are affected, it can be difficult to breathe deeply. Ankylosing spondylitis…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Accurate diagnosis is key to treating lymphoma. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Lymphoma is a cancer of the lymphatic system, which is part of the body's germ-fighting network. The lymphatic system includes the lymph nodes or glands, the spleen, the thymus gland, and bone marrow. While many types of lymphoma exist, the main subtypes are Hodgkin's lymphoma and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Knowing exactly which type of lymphoma you have is key to developing an effective treatment plan. "The main problem with lymphoma is accurate diagnosis," says Dr. Jose…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: Should you wash your raw meats and vegetables before cooking? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org When it comes to food safety in the kitchen, it's important to keep your work area clean from bacteria and the possibility of cross-contamination. It's best to use hot, soapy water to wash utensils, cutting boards and other surfaces you use, especially when handling raw meat and poultry. But what about washing raw meat and chicken before cooking? Here's Mayo Clinic clinical dietitian Anya Hill with more. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lqx6Je9zEYc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization delivers high-quality care, Medicare savings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC earned a quality score of 97.81% while generating $32.3 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in 2020. That's according to recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS). The Mayo Clinic Community ACO has participated for a year and a half in the Medicare Shared Savings Program offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic leads biorepository core for new nationwide research on long-term symptoms of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic research is dedicated to finding solutions for patients who were infected with COVID-19 and the many affected by the long-term symptoms of COVID-19 ‚Äï what the National Institutes of Health (NIH) refers to as "long COVID" or post-acute sequelae. In response to great unmet patient need, the NIH launched a new research initiative to understand why some people who were infected with COVID-19 don't fully recover, or develop new or returning symptoms after…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: When spine surgery is the answer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Having a back injury can put a person's life on hold. While most people can find relief through nonsurgical methods like physical therapy, steroid injections and medication management, some patients, including those with spine disorders, may need surgical intervention.Dr. Matthew Neal, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery, says each patient's situation is unique. That's why what happens before surgery can be as important as what happens in the operating room….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). COVID Queries: Delta breakthrough infections. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: Even people who have been vaccinated are getting sick with the delta variant, so why should I bother getting the shot? A: COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against COVID-19. By and large, it's the patients who have not been vaccinated who are getting the most severe disease from the delta variant. "There isn't a vaccine that is 100% effective at preventing illness," says Martin Herrmann, M.D., medical director of Mayo Clinic Health System…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Asthma management planning can prevent asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a condition where your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult, and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too. Symptoms of asthma include: Shortness of breath.Chest tightness or pain.Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children.Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing.Coughing…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Genetics connects family members at the hip. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Before they went through testing at Mayo Clinic Laboratories, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg thought there could be a genetic connection to the hip problems they shared. After the testing, they knew for sure. ___________________________________ As family members, Barbara Domaille, Deborah Neville, Pamela Neville, and Rylie Ronnenberg share many things in common that they treasure, and only one they wish they didn't: a hip abnormality called femoroacetabular impingement. After undergoing genetic…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Constipation in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 10-year-old daughter spends hours in the bathroom daily. Every time I inquire, she tells me she is constipated. We do not eat out a lot, and we incorporate fruits or vegetables at each meal. She also drinks water most of the day. Is constipation normal at this age, and what can I do to help her? ANSWER: Constipation can cause issues with bowel movements in as many as 30% of children. It's a common…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Patients in Phoenix area now can benefit from Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home model of care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX ‚Äï Mayo Clinic has expanded its innovative advanced care at home model of care, which provides comprehensive care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, to Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Beginning this week, many patients in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area who otherwise would need to be hospitalized will be able to receive in-person and virtual care through Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home platform. Under 24/7 direction of Mayo Clinic physicians, advanced care…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag — COVID-19 questions answered. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on COVID-19. On today's episode, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' coronavirus questions. Dr. Poland discusses the mu variant, understanding breakthrough infections and the importance of flu vaccinations this fall. "The symptoms of COVID-19 and the symptoms of influenza overlap so much that it can be hard to distinguish one from another," says Dr. Poland. What…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs an additional vaccine now, and the differences between a booster and third dose. ANSWER: It's good to know that your parents are among the millions of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Science Saturday: A fountain of youth for aging muscles. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Regenerative medicine could hold the keys to rejuvenating older muscles, and research supporting that will be featured at the Mayo Clinic Symposium on Regenerative Medicine and Surgery. Preclinical research by Helen Blau, Ph.D., Stanford University School of Medicine, discovered a protein that triggers muscle loss and a way to block it to restore youthful muscle strength. Dr. Blau, director of the Baxter Laboratory for Stem Cell Biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will present her research in a virtual…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-23). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

Reiner Fuellmich (2021-09-23). Video: Berlin Corona Investigation. Ongoing Crimes Against Humanity: "We Are Dealing with Psychopaths". Reiner Fuellmich. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-23). What can be expected from a red-green federal government in Germany? wsws.org Like the Left Party, the SPD and the Greens have ensured that an unprecedented redistribution of wealth from the bottom upwards has taken place during the coronavirus pandemic.

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-23). Argentina supera las 63 millones de vacunas recibidas. telesurtv.net Según el Monitor Público de Vacunación a la fecha se han distribuido 54.427.759 dosis de vacunas contra el coronavirus en Argentina.

WSWS (2021-09-23). America's deadliest pandemic: COVID-19 eclipses the Spanish flu. wsws.org This month, COVID-19 officially became the deadliest outbreak of infectious disease in American history, eclipsing the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic that killed 675,000 Americans over two years.

WSWS (2021-09-23). Scientists find new evidence of the natural origins of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. wsws.org The discovery by an international team of scientists further discredits the claims, promoted by the corporate media and the Trump and Biden administrations, that the pandemic originated in a laboratory in the Chinese city of Wuhan.

ecns.cn (2021-09-23). Study may push back date COVID hit U.S. ecns.cn A study of big data and epidemic models indicates with 50 percent probability that the first COVID-19 infection in the United States may have occurred between August and October 2019.

WSWS (2021-09-23). Former French health minister charged for "endangering the lives of others" over COVID-19 policies. wsws.org Buzyn's indictment underscores the widely felt sense in the population that the ruling class pursued a policy of social murder in response to the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-09-23). Pennsylvania COVID-19 cases and deaths up tenfold after full reopening of schools. wsws.org The surge in infections and deaths has been driven by the lifting of all restrictions and the reopening of schools in August, promoted by Democratic Governor Tom Wolf along with local politicians.

WSWS (2021-09-23). South Australian hospitals in crisis but health union takes no action. wsws.org The South Australian hospital system is falling apart, due to understaffing and lack of facilities, despite low numbers of COVID-19 infections in the state.

WSWS (2021-09-23). New Zealand government eases COVID-19 lockdown in Auckland. wsws.org The decision to ease restrictions in Auckland, with many businesses and schools allowed to reopen, poses significant risks under conditions where dozens of COVID-19 cases are being detected every week.

International Alliance of Physicians, Medical Scientists (2021-09-23). Physicians Declaration: Global COVID Summit in Rome, Italy. globalresearch.ca

Megan Redshaw (2021-09-23). 30,000+ Women in UK Report Menstrual Problems after COVID Shots, but Menstrual Issues Not Listed as Side Effect. globalresearch.ca

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-23). Pulmonary Nurse of 31 Years Testifies How He Followed the COVID Protocols, Unknowingly that They Could Result in the Deaths of Patients. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-23). College football season continues in front of full crowds, risking massive COVID-19 super-spreaders. wsws.org The motivating factor for the schools to allow these deadly events is profit. Last year, limitations on in-person attendance and game cancellations caused schools to lose out on hundreds of millions in anticipated revenue.

Megan Redshaw (2021-09-23). Pfizer Says COVID Vaccine for 5- to 11-Year-Olds Is Safe and Shows 'Robust' Antibody Response, Experts Say Not So Fast. globalresearch.ca

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Martinez: Women's March for Women's Rights & Freedom. indybay.org Susana Park, between Susana Street, Estudillo Street, and Henrietta Street in Martinez, CA 94553 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

teleSUR, jaa, JL (2021-09-23). Cuba cubre producción de vacunas para inmunización contra Covid. telesurtv.net "Hemos completado la producción de todas las dosis de vacunas que necesitamos para inmunizar a nuestra población", indicó Martínez Díaz.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Alameda: Women's March for Reproductive & Human Rights. indybay.org Washington Park (Upper Open Space by BB courts), 740 Central Ave., Alameda, CA 94501 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Editor2 (2021-09-23). Vietnam to Buy 10 Million Covid-19 Vaccine Doses from Cuba. orinocotribune.com The Vietnamese government has agreed to use the provision of "choosing contractors in special cases" to purchase 10 million Abdala vaccine doses from Cuba. | In a resolution issued Monday on buying Cuba's Abdala vaccine, produced by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), the government said the doses will be procured by a contractor chosen in line with the Law on Bidding for "special cases." | The resolut…

The Testimonies Project (2021-09-23). Video: Israel's Testimonies Project: Platform for Those Affected by the Covid-19 "Vaccine" globalresearch.ca

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Danville: Women's March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet outside of Public Library at Danville Green, 400 front street, Danville, CA 94526 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Staff (2021-09-23). FDA greenlights Pfizer booster shots for elderly & those aged 18+ at 'high risk' from Covid-19, leaving room for interpretation. rt.com The US Food and Drug Administration has given its blessing to the use of Pfizer's Covid-19 jab for booster doses. The move could impact millions of Americans, including teachers, grocery workers, and hospital staff. | Heeding advice from its special panel on vaccines, the FDA on Wednesday moved to approve a third dose of the US drugmaker's Covid-19 vaccine to be used on seniors as well as "individuals 18 through 64 years of age and at high risk of severe Covid-19." It has also been approved for adults "whose frequent institutional or occupational exposure" to the virus ostensibly puts them at a heightened risk…

sputniknews (2021-09-23). GOP House Members File Impeachment Articles Against Biden Over 'Clear Violations of His Duties'. sputniknews.com The GOP congressmen's efforts came as recent polls showed that Biden's popularity had begun to slide following a turbulent summer in the US. The events included a new spike in COVID-19 infections, the chaotic evacuation from Afghanistan, as well as a rough hurricane season and wildfires.

Tom Engelhardt (2021-09-23). Tomgram: Kelly Denton-Borhaug, War's End? warisacrime.org This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here. Everyone wants you to do it. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The World Health Organization. Your mother. Even Popeye. It's good for preventing everything from the common cold to Covid-19. And it only takes about 20 …

Anand Naidoo (2021-09-23). The Heat: U.S. pledges more vaccines, calls on world leaders. america.cgtn.com U.S. President Joe Biden announces the United States is donating another 500 billion vaccines to developing countries.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: Orinda: Women's March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet at Downtown Orinda Theatre, 2 theatre square, Orinda, CA 94563, then we'll | march to City Hall and back | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Labor Video Project (2021-09-23). Zero Covid NOW & Stop Privatization! Rally At CA Community College Bd Of Governors In Sac. indybay.org The first rally for Zero Covid in the United States took place at the California Community College Board meeting on September 20, 2021. The speakers also demanded an end to privatization and destruction of the community college system by the Lumina foundation which has been supported by the Chancellor Oakley and governor Newsom and the Democratic Party which has a super majority control of the California legislature.

Staff (2021-09-23). Headlines for September 23, 2021. democracynow.org Biden Pledges More Vaccine Donations as Poorer Nations Demand Patent Waivers for COVID-19 Shots, Alaska Hospitals, Overwhelmed by COVID-19, Begin Rationing Care, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Taps Anti-Mask Vaccine Skeptic as Surgeon General, DHS Looks to Expand Immigrant Detention at Guantánamo as Humanitarian Crisis at Border Grows, Black Congressmembers Condemn Inhumane, Racist Treatment of Haitian Asylum Seekers, Over 300 Migrant Children Still Separated from Their Families, Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Calls for an End to Sanctions, Respect for International Law, Adviser to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Z…

Isaac Nellist (2021-09-23). Workers, students speak out against gov't COVID-19 failures. greenleft.org.au A second "Safe from COVID, safe from poverty" media conference discussed organising for COVID-19 safety in the workplace. Isaac Nellist reports.

Jubilee USA Network (2021-09-23). White House Holds Global COVID Summit at United Nations. indybay.org On the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Biden virtually hosts world leaders to make commitments for global vaccine and health equipment distribution.

Kenneth Surin (2021-09-23). Boris Johnson's Cabinet "Night of the Long Knives" counterpunch.org Taking up the position of education secretary is Baghdad-born Nadhim Zahawi, one of the Commons' richest MPs, who made his fortune in petroleum, and was previously minister in charge of Covid vaccines. The Tories make him a regular choice for radio and TV appearances, where his forte is sounding thoughtful while saying virtually nothing. But the true nature of the beast was revealed when Zahawi was caught charging the cost of heating his stables to parliamentary expenses.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-23). Saturday 10/2: El Cerrito: Women's March for Rights to Health Care & Choice. indybay.org Outside of El Cerrito Plaza, 2000-8000 El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito, CA 94530 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

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2021-09-22: News Headlines

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag — COVID-19 questions answered. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on COVID-19. On today's episode, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' coronavirus questions. Dr. Poland discusses the mu variant, understanding breakthrough infections and the importance of flu vaccinations this fall. "The symptoms of COVID-19 and the symptoms of influenza overlap so much that it can be hard to distinguish one from another," says Dr. Poland. What…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). COVID-19 variants mu, delta and what to know about mutations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A new COVID-19 variant called B.1621 or mu by the World Health Organization is being monitored by scientists. While this variant is making news, it is not the dominant strain in the U.S. or elsewhere, says Dr. John O'Horo, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases physician. "The delta variant is really the predominant strain everywhere at this point. And while it is important that scientists and public health officials keep an eye on this, we're still in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Patients in Phoenix area now can benefit from Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home model of care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX ‚Äï Mayo Clinic has expanded its innovative advanced care at home model of care, which provides comprehensive care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, to Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Beginning this week, many patients in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area who otherwise would need to be hospitalized will be able to receive in-person and virtual care through Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home platform. Under 24/7 direction of Mayo Clinic physicians, advanced care…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Heart health for myself and my family. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sandra Driggers is a nurse at Mayo Clinic in Florida who works in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. This is her heart health story. ______________________________ I struggled with my weight for most of my life. I never really gave a lot of thought to being healthy (or unhealthy), or about how my weight and lifestyle played a role in my future health.But a little over 16 years ago, I had a heart attack. Back then,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). A regenerative refresh to cosmetic procedures. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic has launched a regenerative cosmetic service for patients aimed at resetting the body's clock to a time of more youthful function and appearance. The Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona pairs general and facial plastic surgery with dermatologists, gynecologists, vascular surgery, urologists and aestheticists to deliver services grounded in scientific evidence and the latest regenerative technologies. "The emotional and psychosocial benefits of cosmetic surgery are well-researched and clearly documented. It can…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Consumer Health: Treating sepsis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Sepsis Awareness Month, and World Sepsis Day will be observed on Monday, Sept. 13, which makes this a good time to learn more about the treatment of this potentially life-threatening condition. Nearly 270,000 people in the U.S. die each year as a result of sepsis, and one-third of people who die in a hospital have sepsis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sepsis occurs when the body's response to an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic patient, physician highlighted by Conquer Cancer Foundation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades is an oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, with expertise in a variety of pediatric and adolescent cancers. Her experience and research background helped her develop a promising treatment plan for Kenedi, a young patient from Wisconsin. Kenedi had a rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of cancer that can occur at any age, but most often affects children. Using support from a 2013 Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award, Dr. Allen-Rhoades has been…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Consumer Health: Back to school — and bullying. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For many families, the start of school is a busy, exciting time of year. For some students, though, returning to school also means bullying, and the feelings of anxiety, sadness and loneliness bullying can cause. Up to 20% of students 12—18 experience bullying in the U.S. each year, according to StopBullying.gov, which is a resource managed by the Department of Health and Human Resources dedicated to providing information about bullying. Bullying is a form of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Consumer Health: What you can do to help prevent suicide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Suicide Prevention Day will be observed on Friday, Sept. 10, which makes this a good time to learn more about suicide and how you can help someone in danger of suicide. Suicide is a tragic reaction to stressful life situations. Most often, suicidal thoughts are the result of feeling helpless or unable to cope with what seems like an overwhelming life situation. Without hope for the future, suicide may seem like the only solution. There…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs an additional vaccine now, and the differences between a booster and third dose. ANSWER: It's good to know that your parents are among the millions of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Science Saturday: A new understanding of the inner workings of CAR-T cell therapy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers have biomanufactured chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) in a new way to track the cells' cancer-fighting journey and predict toxic side effects. This Mayo Clinic breakthrough, published in Cancer Immunology Research, also could unravel the mystery of how to unleash CAR-T cell therapy to destroy solid tumors. "This new technology allows us to image CAR-T cells after they are given to patients and study their fate," says Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo researchers link gut microbiome to rheumatoid arthritis prognosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A significant indicator of whether a patient with rheumatoid arthritis will improve over the course of disease may lie in part in their gut, according to new research from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The study, published in Genome Medicine, found that predicting a patient's future rheumatoid arthritis prognosis could be possible by zeroing in on the trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit their gastrointestinal tract, known as the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-22). Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization delivers high-quality care, Medicare savings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC earned a quality score of 97.81% while generating $32.3 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in 2020. That's according to recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS). The Mayo Clinic Community ACO has participated for a year and a half in the Medicare Shared Savings Program offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation…

teleSUR, JGN (2021-09-22). Ministro de Salud de Brasil se contagia de la Covid-19 en EE.UU. telesurtv.net Queiroga, quien ya fue vacunado contra el coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, permanecerá en cuarentena durante 14 días en Nueva York.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-22). The Battle to Suppress Hydroxychloroquine as a Cheap and Effective Drug for the Treatment of Covid-19. globalresearch.ca The campaign against HCQ is carried out through slanderous political statements, media smears, not to mention an authoritative peer reviewed "evaluation" published on May 22nd by The Lancet, which was based on fake figures and test trials.

WSWS (2021-09-22). Three children dying of COVID-19 every day in the US. wsws.org At least 225,978 children were infected with COVID-19 last week and 20 deaths were recorded in the same time frame.

Binoy Kampmark (2021-09-22). Melbourne Quake: Shaken, Not Stirred. dissidentvoice.org It began just after a news interview. Time: a quarter past nine. Morning of September 22, and yet to take a sip from the brewed Turkish coffee, its light thin surface foam inviting. The Australian city of Melbourne in its sixth lockdown, its residents fatigued and ravaged by regulations. Rising COVID-19 numbers, seemingly inexorable. Then, …

Martha Grevatt (2021-09-22). Latin America: 2021 has been a year of struggle. workers.org Mass demonstrations and strikes targeting unpopular governments and foreign business interests are taking place all over Latin America. Throughout 2021 Argentinians have been in the streets, opposing everything from unemployment to fracking to the Zionist occupation of Palestine. A Sept. 4 march, in memory of those lost to COVID, protested . . . |

WSWS (2021-09-22). Stanley Nelson's Attica: A striking treatment of the 1971 prison revolt and massacre. wsws.org This year's Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), like every other global public event at present, took place in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. A documentary about the 1971 Attica prison revolt was one of the more powerful films.

ecns.cn (2021-09-22). U.S. COVID-19 deaths are topping 1,900 a day. ecns.cn COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have climbed to an average of more than 1,900 a day for the first time since early March, with experts saying the virus is preying largely on a distinct group: 71 million unvaccinated Americans.

WSWS (2021-09-22). Wealth-X report: Billionaire wealth surged during pandemic. wsws.org A new report from research firm Wealth-X found that the global COVID-19 pandemic has intensified the growth of social inequality and witnessed an unprecedented accumulation of wealth among the most privileged layers in society.

_____ (2021-09-22). NY Times Advises China On Covid-19: Abandon Success, Try Failure. popularresistance.org The recent outbreak of the Delta variant in China "shows that its strategy no longer fits. It is time for China to change tack." | So declared a lead essay atop the New York Times Opinion/Editorial section on Sept. 7 by Yanzhong Huang, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. | The Delta outbreak that "changed the game" in Huang's words emerged after an outbreak at Nanjing international airport in July traced to a flight from Russia. Did this outbreak change anything in fact? | Let's do the numbers. | Let's do something that Huang did not; let's look at the numbers from July 1 until Sept. 7 the date o…

Matt Sedlar (2021-09-22). Even During COVID-19 Recession, Temporary Assistance Does Little to Reduce Child Poverty. cepr.net The failure of TANF to address the needs of poor families shows that we need strong federal programs to help needy families.

Sam Macdonald (2021-09-22). Learning from Cambodia's COVID-19 Response. fpif.org From Europe to the Asia-Pacific, what looked like light at the end of the tunnel earlier this year has given way to rising infections and an uptick in mortality rates as the highly infectious Delta strain has taken hold. Countries that appeared to be controlling the virus are now scrambling to limit the spread as a new wave overwhelms already strained health care systems. | But one country appears to be bucking the global trend. The Kingdom of Cambodia is pushing back against the COVID-19 fourth wave and is seemingly on the brink of an economic turnaround to near pre-pandemic levels. Despite a per-capita GDP of o…

Staff (2021-09-22). Venezuelan Red Cross Denies Fake News About "Colossal Outbreak" (COVID-19). orinocotribune.com Recently, a message, attributed to Alberto Urquiola, director of the Venezuelan Red Cross, has been circulated on various social media such as WhatsApp and Twitter. The message states that there is a "colossal COVID-19 outbreak" in Venezuela and that the number of deaths in Caracas' Poliedro (sports complex) and in other care centers in the city is high. | This has been an attempt to spread the perception of chaos and of a health and social crisis in the country, providing numbers of COVID-19 related deaths and infections much above the official numbers on the pandemic at the national level. Such fake news only i…

Industrial Workers of the World (2021-09-22). Berkeley, CA: IWW Workers at Curbside Recycling Win Raise, Paid Time Off. itsgoingdown.org Report on win for Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) workers in Berkeley, California. For workers at the Curbside Recycling Program in Berkeley, California, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for better working conditions. The truck drivers, who have been required to work every day while many California residents sheltered at home, demanded and…

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-22). Thousands of Fetal Deaths and Injuries Now Reported Following COVID-19 Injections of Pregnant Women. globalresearch.ca

Rodney Atkinson (2021-09-22). Covid Cases Fall in the Least Vaccinated Countries. globalresearch.ca

Local Volunteers (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: El Cerrito: Women's March for Rights to Health Care & Choice. indybay.org Outside of El Cerrito Plaza, 2000-8000 El Cerrito Plaza, El Cerrito, CA 94530 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Joachim Hagopian (2021-09-22). The Evils of Big Pharma Exposed. globalresearch.ca Originally published on Global Research in January 2015 | This article published six years ago, is of utmost relevance to the ongoing covid-19 crisis. What's wrong with America is what's wrong with Big Pharma. And what's wrong with Big …

John Solomon (2021-09-22). Sidelined? Hundreds of Navy SEALS Told They Won't be Deployed if They Refuse COVID Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Local Volunteers (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: Orinda: Women's March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet at Downtown Orinda Theatre, 2 theatre square, Orinda, CA 94563, then we'll | march to City Hall and back | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Renfrey Clarke (2021-09-22). Why housing prices are through the roof. greenleft.org.au The big shift in wealth from non-owners of residential property to owners continues. Renfrey Clarke argues the federal government's efforts to inflate its way out of the COVID-19 economic slump have made upward pressures on housing prices extreme.

Labor Video Project (2021-09-22). Zero Covid NOW & Stop Privatization! Rally At CA Community College Bd Of Governors In Sac. indybay.org The first rally for Zero Covid in the United States took place at the California Community College Board meeting on September 20, 2021. The speakers also demanded an end to privatization and destruction of the community college system by the Lumina foundation which has been supported by the Chancellor Oakley and governor Newsom and the Democratic Party which has a super majority control of the California legislature.

Staff (2021-09-22). Cuban Diplomat on U.S. Blockade, Havana's Homegrown Vaccines & Biden's Hypocrisy on Human Rights. democracynow.org Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel has criticized the United States for intensifying its embargo at a time when Cuba is facing a surge in COVID-19 cases and deaths. "The Biden administration policy toward Cuba today has been the Trump administration policy toward Cuba," says Carlos Fernández de Cossío, director general for U.S. affairs in the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He says Cuba also rejects U.S. claims about "Havana syndrome," the name given to mysterious neurological symptoms some American diplomats and CIA officers say they have experienced in foreign postings, including in Cuba. "The U.S. government…

Staff (2021-09-22). Headlines for September 22, 2021. democracynow.org World Leaders Address Climate Crisis, Pandemic at UNGA as Guterres Warns World "On Edge of Abyss", House Dems Pass Bill to Avert Gov't Shutdown, Raise the Debt Limit, But Fate in Senate Is Precarious, Cori Bush and Elizabeth Warren Intro Eviction Ban Bill as Housing Activists Rally in D.C., J&J Says Second Dose of Vaccine Increases Efficacy to 94%, Chinese City of 10 Million Goes into Partial Shutdown After Single COVID Case Confirmed, Mexican Authorities Target Haitian Asylum Seekers Fleeing Dangerous Conditions in U.S., Immigrant Rights Activists Demand Dems and Biden Establish Pathway to Citizenship, At Least…

Local Volunteers (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: Alameda: Women's March for Reproductive & Human Rights. indybay.org Washington Park (Upper Open Space by BB courts), 740 Central Ave., Alameda, CA 94501 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Dr. Byram W. Bridle (2021-09-22). The COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate: Letter to President of the University of Guelph: Prof. of Virus Immunology. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-22). More Evidence that They Know the COVID Vaccine Is Killing and Maiming People and Yet They Continue Their Death Program. globalresearch.ca

sputniknews (2021-09-22). Chinese Covid Vaccines Reach 100 Nations, But WHO Warns Africa Still Short 470 Million Shots in 2021. sputniknews.com Unique among industrial nations, China has vaccinated more than 1 billion of its citizens against COVID-19 while exporting even more shots. While its vaccines are not as technically advanced as those made by Western pharmaceutical firms, they have been many nations' only source of protection from the pandemic.

Local Volunteers (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: Danville: Women's March for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Meet outside of Public Library at Danville Green, 400 front street, Danville, CA 94526 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

John C. A. Manley (2021-09-22). Canada's Elections: People's Party of Canada (PPC) Took a Firm Stance on the "Covid Mandate" and Vaccine Passport. globalresearch.ca

Anonymous Contributor (2021-09-22). Berkeley, CA: Inside the Fight to Save 1921 Walnut St. itsgoingdown.org New documentary looks at the fight to save 1921 Walnut Street tenants from eviction in so-called Berkeley, California. photo via Indybay.org 1921 Walnut St. is a 112 year old rent-controlled apartment building in downtown Berkeley home to several long-term tenants. In 2020 at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the University of California (UC)…

Global Research News (2021-09-22). Selected Articles: The Claim that COVID Jabs Are Safe and Effective Has Fallen Apart. globalresearch.ca By The cohesiveness of society is beginning to tatter into shreds as …

Local Volunteers (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: Martinez: Women's March for Women's Rights & Freedom. indybay.org Susana Park, between Susana Street, Estudillo Street, and Henrietta Street in Martinez, CA 94553 | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Women's March Santa Rosa & partners (2021-09-22). Saturday 10/2: Women's March Santa Rosa: Rally for Reproductive Justice & Rights! indybay.org Old Courthouse Square, between 4th Street & 3rd Street & Santa Rosa Ave., Downtown Santa Rosa | Wear a Mask. Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

_____ (2021-09-22). Coal Miners' Ongoing Strike Against BlackRock's Warrior Met. popularresistance.org Larry Spencer, UMWA District 20 Vice President, represents the 1,100 coal miners in three UMWA locals which on strike against Warrior Met in Alabama since April 1, 2021. He will give an update on the strike in a September 28 webinar. The strikers are fighting to reverse concessions that were foisted on them in 2016 when BlackRock and other billionaire creditors set up Warrior Met Coal and took over mine operations with the aid of a bankruptcy court. | To keep their jobs, Warrior Met made the miners work up to seven days a week and take a $6-an-hour pay cut, accept reduced health insurance, and give up most of the…

Fight Back (2021-09-22). Family of David Ordaz, Jr., killed by East LA sheriffs, demands justice. fightbacknews.org Los Angeles, CA – On September 18, the family of David Ordaz, Jr. held a march and rally calling for Mental Health awareness in honor of David, a 34-year-old father of three who was killed by the East LA Sheriffs on March 14, 2021. Ordaz, Jr. was having a mental health crisis, but the ELA Sheriffs responded by killing him in front of his family. | The protest began with a brief kick-off at Belvedere Park gym on Chavez Avenue where Ordaz Jr. loved to work out, before protesters marched down Cesar Chavez and Mednik Avenues to the park's lakeside bandshell stage, across from the East LA Sheriff's Station. As Ordaz,…

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2021-09-21: News Headlines

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Consumer Health: Treating sepsis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Sepsis Awareness Month, and World Sepsis Day will be observed on Monday, Sept. 13, which makes this a good time to learn more about the treatment of this potentially life-threatening condition. Nearly 270,000 people in the U.S. die each year as a result of sepsis, and one-third of people who die in a hospital have sepsis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sepsis occurs when the body's response to an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Heart health for myself and my family. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sandra Driggers is a nurse at Mayo Clinic in Florida who works in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. This is her heart health story. ______________________________ I struggled with my weight for most of my life. I never really gave a lot of thought to being healthy (or unhealthy), or about how my weight and lifestyle played a role in my future health.But a little over 16 years ago, I had a heart attack. Back then,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Patients in Phoenix area now can benefit from Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home model of care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX ‚Äï Mayo Clinic has expanded its innovative advanced care at home model of care, which provides comprehensive care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, to Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Beginning this week, many patients in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area who otherwise would need to be hospitalized will be able to receive in-person and virtual care through Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home platform. Under 24/7 direction of Mayo Clinic physicians, advanced care…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Mayo Clinic patient, physician highlighted by Conquer Cancer Foundation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades is an oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, with expertise in a variety of pediatric and adolescent cancers. Her experience and research background helped her develop a promising treatment plan for Kenedi, a young patient from Wisconsin. Kenedi had a rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of cancer that can occur at any age, but most often affects children. Using support from a 2013 Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award, Dr. Allen-Rhoades has been…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Consumer Health: Back to school — and bullying. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For many families, the start of school is a busy, exciting time of year. For some students, though, returning to school also means bullying, and the feelings of anxiety, sadness and loneliness bullying can cause. Up to 20% of students 12—18 experience bullying in the U.S. each year, according to StopBullying.gov, which is a resource managed by the Department of Health and Human Resources dedicated to providing information about bullying. Bullying is a form of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs an additional vaccine now, and the differences between a booster and third dose. ANSWER: It's good to know that your parents are among the millions of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Consumer Health: What you can do to help prevent suicide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Suicide Prevention Day will be observed on Friday, Sept. 10, which makes this a good time to learn more about suicide and how you can help someone in danger of suicide. Suicide is a tragic reaction to stressful life situations. Most often, suicidal thoughts are the result of feeling helpless or unable to cope with what seems like an overwhelming life situation. Without hope for the future, suicide may seem like the only solution. There…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). A regenerative refresh to cosmetic procedures. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic has launched a regenerative cosmetic service for patients aimed at resetting the body's clock to a time of more youthful function and appearance. The Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona pairs general and facial plastic surgery with dermatologists, gynecologists, vascular surgery, urologists and aestheticists to deliver services grounded in scientific evidence and the latest regenerative technologies. "The emotional and psychosocial benefits of cosmetic surgery are well-researched and clearly documented. It can…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag — COVID-19 questions answered. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on COVID-19. On today's episode, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' coronavirus questions. Dr. Poland discusses the mu variant, understanding breakthrough infections and the importance of flu vaccinations this fall. "The symptoms of COVID-19 and the symptoms of influenza overlap so much that it can be hard to distinguish one from another," says Dr. Poland. What…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Mayo researchers link gut microbiome to rheumatoid arthritis prognosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A significant indicator of whether a patient with rheumatoid arthritis will improve over the course of disease may lie in part in their gut, according to new research from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The study, published in Genome Medicine, found that predicting a patient's future rheumatoid arthritis prognosis could be possible by zeroing in on the trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit their gastrointestinal tract, known as the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Science Saturday: A new understanding of the inner workings of CAR-T cell therapy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers have biomanufactured chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) in a new way to track the cells' cancer-fighting journey and predict toxic side effects. This Mayo Clinic breakthrough, published in Cancer Immunology Research, also could unravel the mystery of how to unleash CAR-T cell therapy to destroy solid tumors. "This new technology allows us to image CAR-T cells after they are given to patients and study their fate," says Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). COVID-19 variants mu, delta and what to know about mutations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A new COVID-19 variant called B.1621 or mu by the World Health Organization is being monitored by scientists. While this variant is making news, it is not the dominant strain in the U.S. or elsewhere, says Dr. John O'Horo, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases physician. "The delta variant is really the predominant strain everywhere at this point. And while it is important that scientists and public health officials keep an eye on this, we're still in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-21). Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization delivers high-quality care, Medicare savings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC earned a quality score of 97.81% while generating $32.3 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in 2020. That's according to recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS). The Mayo Clinic Community ACO has participated for a year and a half in the Medicare Shared Savings Program offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation…

Mickey Z. (2021-09-21). 6 Reasons to Feel Grateful During Covid. dissidentvoice.org A novel coronavirus, deadly and unnecessary lockdowns, civil unrest, political division, economic crises, a rise in mental health issues — the list goes on and on and on. Since March 2020, most of the world has suffered immensely in one way or another. But, amidst the madness, there is room for gratitude. More specifically, I'm …

WSWS (2021-09-21). Hospitals throughout US South remain inundated with COVID-19 patients as Delta variant surge continues. wsws.org The latest wave of virus infections is taking a dangerous toll on hospitals in multiple states, as the influx of sick patients continues to place immense strains on hospital staffing and health care workers.

WSWS (2021-09-21). Thousands more Australian truck drivers to strike as COVID-19 pandemic accelerates health and safety crisis. wsws.org Following the 24-hour Toll strike last month, workers at the other major transport companies are beginning to enter into struggle against declining conditions as freight demand intensifies.

WSWS (2021-09-21). Russian elections overshadowed by COVID-19 surge. wsws.org Parliamentary elections held this weekend were marked by an almost complete blackout of the social issues affecting the working class, above all, the COVID-19 pandemic.

WSWS (2021-09-21). 1232 KMS: Seven Indian migrant workers head home during the COVID-19 pandemic. wsws.org The film documents the odyssey of a group of workers who, having been stripped of all income by the Modi government's pandemic lockdown, bicycle to their village in Bihar hundreds of miles away.

WSWS (2021-09-21). Australia: Enngonia indigenous community faces desperate situation as COVID-19 spreads to western New South Wales. wsws.org State and federal governments have essentially left regional indigenous communities, who lack proper supplies and medicines to fend for themselves, while police enforce lockdowns.

_____ (2021-09-21). New Report On US' Illegal Sanctions; A Day Of Reckoning Is Coming. popularresistance.org One of President Biden's first statements included an intention to review the United States' sanctions, which are actually unilateral coercive measures, to determine if they 'unduly hinder' the ability of targeted countries to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. That review, to be conducted by the US Treasury and State Department, has not been made public, if it has been done at all. The Sanctions Kill coalition conducted its own report on "The Impact and Consequences of US Sanctions," which was released last week. Clearing the FOG speaks with two of the authors, John Philpot and David Paul, about what sanctions ar…

Newsclick (2021-09-21). Ahead of India's second wave, did warnings go unheeded? peoplesdispatch.org Newsclick's Prabir Purkaystha talks about the recent New York Times report which examines the Indian scientific establishment's approach ahead of the second wave of the COVID-19. The report suggests that health preparations suffered due to politics…

Eoin Higgins (2021-09-21). "We're In The Fight Of Our Lives" dailyposter.com

Dick Nichols (2021-09-21). Catalan National Day: Huge turnout by a movement that refuses to die. greenleft.org.au The river of supporters that flooded central Barcelona for Catalan National Day has affirmed that the independentist movement has survived despite ongoing repression, COVID-19 and differences over strategy, writes Dick Nichols.

ecns.cn (2021-09-21). 4.4 mln doses of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Nepal. ecns.cn With the latest consignment of COVID-19 vaccines landing in Kathmandu on Friday, Nepal has now received all 6 million doses the government purchased from China in August, local media reported.

Achal Prabhala (2021-09-21). Stop Exporting Indian-Made Vaccines to Rich Nations. zcomm.org More than a dozen civil society groups in India have written an open urging Johnson & Johnson to cancel export of Indian-made COVID-19 vaccine doses to rich countries and instead focus on distributing them in the Global South…

Speak Out Now (2021-09-21). Saturday 10/2: The Links Between Health and Structural Injustices and How to Heal Our World (online). indybay.org online event on Saturday, October 2 at 3pm, see website for details…

WSWS (2021-09-21). Socialist Equality Party (Canada) holds meeting to discuss pandemic election and struggle for socialism. wsws.org Saturday's meeting, which was addressed by leading members of the SEPs of Canada, the United States, and Germany, advanced a fighting program for the working class.

WSWS (2021-09-21). Educators and parents must unite in Washington state to close the schools, end the pandemic, and save lives! wsws.org We have established this committee to oppose the dangerous and unsafe school reopenings in Washington. We aim to be a rallying point for educators, parents and all workers throughout the Pacific Northwest region.

Michael Laxer (2021-09-21). It's déjà vu all over again. canadiandimension.com Justin Trudeau during an election campaign stop in Montréal, October 17, 2019. Photo from Two years of minority parliament and several weeks of rather bland campaigning later the election seems to have taken the country right back to where it was in 2019 before the pandemic and all of its staggering consequences and impacts. | The Liberals lost the popular vote as in 2019 but just as then will hold on to a minority while all the parties landed seat-wise almost exactly where they began. | While many mainstream commen…

_____ (2021-09-21). Vaccine Equity Coalition Warns 'Pathetic Trickles of Charity' Won't End Pandemic. commondreams.org

sputniknews (2021-09-21). Photo: Bolsonaro Forced to Eat Pizza on NYC Sidewalk Because He Is Not Vaccinated. sputniknews.com The Brazilian leader was pictured ahead of the UNGA meeting in New York, where pandemic-related restrictions are still in force that prohibit indoor dining for those who have not received the jab.

V Kreilinger, W Wolf, C Zeller (2021-09-21). To contain the pandemic in solidarity throughout Europe. indybay.org In the fall of 2020, governments did the wrong thing. Although the infections were already increasing exponentially, they deliberately did not intervene or did not intervene sufficiently and weighed people in safety. It was not until November that they acted again, increasingly hasty and authoritarian.

Mark Weisbrot (2021-09-21). Republicans blocking desperately needed pandemic relief for the world's poor. zcomm.org Allowing the IMF to issue $1.5 trillion in special drawing rights would save countless lives and wouldn't cost U.S. taxpayers a dime…

John Kendall Hawkins (2021-09-21). Anguished Lyricism: the Poetry of the Tortured. counterpunch.org "If it works, why do we need to do it 183 times?" — Dianne Feinstein, Senate Intelligence Committee on Torture Last year, I filed a FOIA to obtain the poetry of Khalid Sheik Mohammed (KSM) and Abu Zubaydah (AZ). I was in earnest. The illustrious and toolishly necessary New York Times, along with London's equivalent

WSWS (2021-09-21). New York City mayor reduces quarantine protocols in schools. wsws.org The curtailment of quarantining will undoubtedly accelerate the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of the virus, which is already surging through the city, among children and in their communities.

WSWS (2021-09-20). Another wave of COVID-19 infections looms in Nepal. wsws.org A recent International Commission of Jurists report on Nepal stated that Kathmandu "failed to prepare" for the 2021 resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic.

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). China stresses aircraft disinfection to prevent COVID-19 case import. ecns.cn China has rolled out a protocol on the disinfection of passenger aircraft arriving from outside the Chinese mainland to reduce the risk of COVID-19 case import.

Eric Strikwerda (2021-09-20). The tail wags the dog in Alberta. Can we expect the same if Erin O'Toole forms government in Ottawa? canadiandimension.com Conservative leader Erin O'Toole and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney appear at the United Conservative Party's online convention from Nobelford, Alberta in October 2020. Screenshot from YouTube. | Erin O'Toole has rightly taken much heat of late for first praising Alberta Premier Jason Kenney's handling of the pandemic in that province, and then refusing to respond to reporters' questions about whether he still holds the view that Kenney has done a better job on the COVID file than Justin Trudeau. | COVID, of course, and the response of governments to it, remains one of the top issues of the day. This is part…

Isheka N. Harrison (2021-09-20). Chris Rock Gets Covid After Reportedly Being Vaccinated. moguldom.com Chris Rock said he tested positive for covid-19 and is urging others to get vaccinated. "Hey guys I just found out I have COVID, trust me you don't want this. Get vaccinated," Rock tweeted on Sunday, Sept. 19. The beloved comedian said he was vaccinated in May during an appearance on "The Tonight Show," according …

Infowars (2021-09-20). India State of 241 Million People Declared COVID-free after Government Promotes Ivermectin. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-20). 25 Years Of Kerala's 'People's Plan'. popularresistance.org The Left Democratic Front (LDF) of the south Indian State of Kerala, led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist), came to power for the second consecutive time in April this year, securing 99 out of 140 seats in the State Legislative Assembly. This victory broke a 40-year-old trend of incumbents losing the elections. One of the key factors behind this victory was the successful response of the government to natural disasters, such as floods, and the COVID-19 pandemic. The highlight of this response was a community-centered approach with thorough people's participation. | People's participation has been a featur…

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-09-20). Almost a Quarter of COVID Patients in England Are Being Treated for Something Else. globalresearch.ca

Children's Health Defense (2021-09-20). Political Commentator Kim Iversen Unpacks 'Alarming and Shocking' COVID Data from Israel. globalresearch.ca

Fridays for Future (2021-09-20). Friday 9/24: Oakland: Global Climate Strike to Demand Climate Crisis Justice. indybay.org Outside of Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612 | Please wear a mask. Follow COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). China-donated vaccines arrive in Kenya amid intensified pandemic fight in Africa. ecns.cn Senior Kenyan government officials on Saturday received a batch of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine doses from China as the East African nation ramps up inoculations for high-risk populations against the virus, saying they would reinvigorate the pandemic fight in the country.

Marc Norton (2021-09-20). Why no COVID vaccine requirements for S.F. Giants fans? peoplesworld.org The number of reported COVID-19 deaths in the USA has now surpassed the 655,000 military and civilian deaths we suffered in the Civil War—the deadliest war in our history. In fact, we are several thousand deaths beyond that grim marker, and rising fast. The end is nowhere in sight. The fight against the pandemic in …

WSWS (2021-09-20). FDA advisory panel deals a blow to Biden's COVID-19 vaccine booster plans. wsws.org The FDA's scientific advisory panel opposed Pfizer's supplementary application for COVID-19 vaccine boosters by a wide margin.

Paul Dobson (2021-09-20). Venezuela Takes Centre Stage at Heated CELAC Summit in Mexico. venezuelanalysis.com The organization voiced its "rejection" of US-led sanctions and promised greater action against climate change and for better Covid-19 vaccine access.

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2021-09-20: News Headlines

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Consumer Health: What you can do to help prevent suicide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Suicide Prevention Day will be observed on Friday, Sept. 10, which makes this a good time to learn more about suicide and how you can help someone in danger of suicide. Suicide is a tragic reaction to stressful life situations. Most often, suicidal thoughts are the result of feeling helpless or unable to cope with what seems like an overwhelming life situation. Without hope for the future, suicide may seem like the only solution. There…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Heart health for myself and my family. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sandra Driggers is a nurse at Mayo Clinic in Florida who works in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. This is her heart health story. ______________________________ I struggled with my weight for most of my life. I never really gave a lot of thought to being healthy (or unhealthy), or about how my weight and lifestyle played a role in my future health.But a little over 16 years ago, I had a heart attack. Back then,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag — COVID-19 questions answered. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on COVID-19. On today's episode, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' coronavirus questions. Dr. Poland discusses the mu variant, understanding breakthrough infections and the importance of flu vaccinations this fall. "The symptoms of COVID-19 and the symptoms of influenza overlap so much that it can be hard to distinguish one from another," says Dr. Poland. What…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Patients in Phoenix area now can benefit from Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home model of care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX ‚Äï Mayo Clinic has expanded its innovative advanced care at home model of care, which provides comprehensive care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, to Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Beginning this week, many patients in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area who otherwise would need to be hospitalized will be able to receive in-person and virtual care through Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home platform. Under 24/7 direction of Mayo Clinic physicians, advanced care…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Consumer Health: Treating sepsis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Sepsis Awareness Month, and World Sepsis Day will be observed on Monday, Sept. 13, which makes this a good time to learn more about the treatment of this potentially life-threatening condition. Nearly 270,000 people in the U.S. die each year as a result of sepsis, and one-third of people who die in a hospital have sepsis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sepsis occurs when the body's response to an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). COVID-19 variants mu, delta and what to know about mutations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A new COVID-19 variant called B.1621 or mu by the World Health Organization is being monitored by scientists. While this variant is making news, it is not the dominant strain in the U.S. or elsewhere, says Dr. John O'Horo, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases physician. "The delta variant is really the predominant strain everywhere at this point. And while it is important that scientists and public health officials keep an eye on this, we're still in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Mayo researchers link gut microbiome to rheumatoid arthritis prognosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A significant indicator of whether a patient with rheumatoid arthritis will improve over the course of disease may lie in part in their gut, according to new research from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The study, published in Genome Medicine, found that predicting a patient's future rheumatoid arthritis prognosis could be possible by zeroing in on the trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit their gastrointestinal tract, known as the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Endometrial ablation when pelvic pain or endometriosis are present. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been diagnosed with endometriosis and have heavy menstrual bleeding. My health care provider said I should consider endometrial ablation. A friend told me it might be problematic because I'm only in my late 20s, and it could affect my ability to conceive a child down the road. What are the risks? Are other treatments available? ANSWER: Endometrial ablation can reduce heavy menstrual bleeding significantly. But you should consider the potential risks associated with…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). A regenerative refresh to cosmetic procedures. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic has launched a regenerative cosmetic service for patients aimed at resetting the body's clock to a time of more youthful function and appearance. The Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona pairs general and facial plastic surgery with dermatologists, gynecologists, vascular surgery, urologists and aestheticists to deliver services grounded in scientific evidence and the latest regenerative technologies. "The emotional and psychosocial benefits of cosmetic surgery are well-researched and clearly documented. It can…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Science Saturday: A new understanding of the inner workings of CAR-T cell therapy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers have biomanufactured chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) in a new way to track the cells' cancer-fighting journey and predict toxic side effects. This Mayo Clinic breakthrough, published in Cancer Immunology Research, also could unravel the mystery of how to unleash CAR-T cell therapy to destroy solid tumors. "This new technology allows us to image CAR-T cells after they are given to patients and study their fate," says Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization delivers high-quality care, Medicare savings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC earned a quality score of 97.81% while generating $32.3 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in 2020. That's according to recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS). The Mayo Clinic Community ACO has participated for a year and a half in the Medicare Shared Savings Program offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Consumer Health: Back to school — and bullying. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For many families, the start of school is a busy, exciting time of year. For some students, though, returning to school also means bullying, and the feelings of anxiety, sadness and loneliness bullying can cause. Up to 20% of students 12—18 experience bullying in the U.S. each year, according to StopBullying.gov, which is a resource managed by the Department of Health and Human Resources dedicated to providing information about bullying. Bullying is a form of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Consumer Health: 5 types of thyroid cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, which make this a good time to learn about the five types of thyroid cancer. More than 44,000 new cases of thyroid cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and more than 2,000 people will die of the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. Thyroid cancer occurs in the cells of the thyroid, a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck. Your thyroid produces…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs an additional vaccine now, and the differences between a booster and third dose. ANSWER: It's good to know that your parents are among the millions of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-20). Mayo Clinic patient, physician highlighted by Conquer Cancer Foundation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades is an oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, with expertise in a variety of pediatric and adolescent cancers. Her experience and research background helped her develop a promising treatment plan for Kenedi, a young patient from Wisconsin. Kenedi had a rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of cancer that can occur at any age, but most often affects children. Using support from a 2013 Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award, Dr. Allen-Rhoades has been…

WSWS (2021-09-20). Another wave of COVID-19 infections looms in Nepal. wsws.org A recent International Commission of Jurists report on Nepal stated that Kathmandu "failed to prepare" for the 2021 resurgence of the coronavirus pandemic.

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). China stresses aircraft disinfection to prevent COVID-19 case import. ecns.cn China has rolled out a protocol on the disinfection of passenger aircraft arriving from outside the Chinese mainland to reduce the risk of COVID-19 case import.

WSWS (2021-09-20). Michigan's largest colleges end COVID-19 tracker notifications. wsws.org Barely two weeks into the semester, two major university systems in the state said they were ending notifications to students of potential exposure to COVID-19, even as case numbers surge in Michigan.

WSWS (2021-09-20). As fall begins in Northern Hemisphere, school reopenings fuel global spread of COVID-19. wsws.org The global state of the pandemic and the role that schools play as centers of viral transmission make clear that all schools must be closed in order to eradicate COVID-19.

Infowars (2021-09-20). India State of 241 Million People Declared COVID-free after Government Promotes Ivermectin. globalresearch.ca

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-09-20). Almost a Quarter of COVID Patients in England Are Being Treated for Something Else. globalresearch.ca

Children's Health Defense (2021-09-20). Political Commentator Kim Iversen Unpacks 'Alarming and Shocking' COVID Data from Israel. globalresearch.ca

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-20). Bombshell: FDA Allows Whistleblower Testimony that COVID-19 Vaccines Are Killing and Harming People! globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). Vaccine inequity mars global COVID-19 vaccination drive: Indian media. ecns.cn At a time when the United States has approved COVID-19 booster shots, just 3.5 percent of Africans are vaccinated, The Hindu reported on Sunday.

Staff (2021-09-20). Indian Civil Society Urges Johnson & Johnson to Stop Exporting Indian-Made Vaccines to Rich Nations. democracynow.org More than a dozen civil society groups in India have written an open letter to Johnson & Johnson and the U.S. government, urging the pharmaceutical giant to cancel export of Indian-made COVID-19 vaccine doses to rich countries and instead focus on distributing them in the Global South. "The 600 million doses that Johnson & Johnson is manufacturing currently … in India should go where the vaccines are most needed, which is the Indian subcontinent, the African continent and the COVAX Facility," says public health activist Achal Prabhala, who co-authored the letter and is coordinator of the AccessIBSA project, whi…

Fridays for Future (2021-09-20). Friday 9/24: Oakland: Global Climate Strike to Demand Climate Crisis Justice. indybay.org Outside of Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612 | Please wear a mask. Follow COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

ecns.cn (2021-09-20). China-donated vaccines arrive in Kenya amid intensified pandemic fight in Africa. ecns.cn Senior Kenyan government officials on Saturday received a batch of Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine doses from China as the East African nation ramps up inoculations for high-risk populations against the virus, saying they would reinvigorate the pandemic fight in the country.

Peter Koenig (2021-09-20). COVID Vaxx Certificates — Borderless Genocide. globalresearch.ca Ever since …

WSWS (2021-09-20). COVID-19 vaccine inequality: 75 percent of doses administered in just 10 countries. wsws.org Vaccination rates are by far the lowest in Africa, where around 39 million or 3 percent of the continent's 1.3 billion population have been fully vaccinated.

Joel S. Hirschhorn (2021-09-20). COVID Vaccines Bloody Travesty: From Shots to Clots. globalresearch.ca

Youth vs. Apocalypse, FFF, more (2021-09-20). Friday 9/24: San Francisco: Global Climate Strike for Intersectional Climate Justice. indybay.org Embarcadero Plaza, Market St and Steuart St, San Francisco, CA 94105 | Please wear a mask. Follow COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Women's March Sacramento (2021-09-20). Saturday 10/2: Women's March Sacramento: Mobilize & Defend Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Sacramento, CA: location w/ route details TBA | Masks required. Follow current COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

WSWS (2021-09-20). FDA advisory panel deals a blow to Biden's COVID-19 vaccine booster plans. wsws.org The FDA's scientific advisory panel opposed Pfizer's supplementary application for COVID-19 vaccine boosters by a wide margin.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-09-20). Mental Health Under Capitalism: What can we do?>. anchor.fm In this episode I go into a discussion about some feelings that I've been going through, and that I'm sure many others have been too; loneliness, depression, anxiety, etc. I also discuss how we can try to combat these things, and how Socialism and community can be such great tools of solidarity and love that offer a true chance to learn how to take care of one another. It's time we begin to care about each other. It's time to throw Individualism, Consumerism, and Capitalism out. Time for change has come!

Speak Out Now (2021-09-20). Saturday 10/2: The Links Between Health and Structural Injustices and How to Heal Our World (online). indybay.org online event on Saturday, October 2 at 3pm, see website for details…

Alliance for Human Research Protection (2021-09-20). The Significance of the Nuremberg Code: The Universal Right of Informed Consent to Medical Interventions. globalresearch.ca This incisive article was first published on April 7, 2021 | ***…

Staff (2021-09-20). Texas Abortion Doctor: "When We Ban Abortion, It Doesn't Stop the Need for People to Access Abortion" democracynow.org We look at the attack on reproductive rights in the United States, as the Department of Justice sues Texas over a new law that bans abortions after six weeks into a pregnancy. The law makes no exception for rape or incest and allows anyone in Texas to sue patients, medical workers or even a patient's family or friends who "aid and abet" an abortion. "What we see time and time again is when we ban abortion, it doesn't stop the need for people to access abortion," says Dr. Bhavik Kumar, a staff physician at Planned Parenthood Center for Choice in Houston, Texas.

Julie Yixia Cai — Dean Baker (2021-09-20). Black and Asian American Workers Falling Behind in Getting Back Jobs. counterpunch.org In the first half of 2021, the economy added more than 4.2 million jobs, a rise of almost 3.0 percent, as it rapidly added back jobs lost during the pandemic-related recession. In a recent report in July 2021, Jason Furman and William Powell documented that the recent job transition rate from unemployment to employment was

WSWS (2021-09-20). GKN auto workers to strike against closure of Birmingham UK factory. wsws.org During the pandemic Unite and the trade unions have allowed sweeping redundancies with an estimated 10,000 jobs losses during 2020 across the car industry in the UK.

WSWS (2021-09-20). Baltimore Amazon workers forced to remain on the job amid bomb threats on 9/11 anniversary. wsws.org Amazon has subjected its workers to threatening conditions throughout the pandemic, subordinating safety and well-being to the overarching drive for profit.

Lawrence Wittner (2021-09-20). The Fate of Cassandra: Dire Predictions Go Unheeded. warisacrime.org In ancient Greek mythology, Cassandra was a priestess who was able to predict the future but unable to convince others to act upon her prophecies. The fate of Cassandra seems particularly relevant today, for there has been ample warning about three developments that threaten continued human existence—preparations for nuclear war, climate change, and disease pandemics—without, …

Julie Yixia Cai — Dean Baker (2021-09-20). lack and Asian American Workers Falling Behind in Getting Back Jobs. counterpunch.org In the first half of 2021, the economy added more than 4.2 million jobs, a rise of almost 3.0 percent, as it rapidly added back jobs lost during the pandemic-related recession. In a recent report in July 2021, Jason Furman and William Powell documented that the recent job transition rate from unemployment to employment was

WSWS (2021-09-20). Allentown, Pennsylvania teachers defy union and reject mediator's contract proposal. wsws.org Teachers in the Allentown School District rejected the school district's offer after having been forced to continue working in unsafe schools throughout the pandemic.

Dean Baker (2021-09-20). Evil Doers: The Pharmaceutical Industry and the Pandemic. cepr.net Now that George W. Bush is back in the news with his attacks on the Trumpist insurrectionists, it might be worth reviving one of the great lines of his presidency. After the September 11th attack, when Bush decided to go after not just the terrorists who planned the hijackings, but all sorts of people around the world he didn't like, he lumped them together as "evil doers." That may not be the most eloquent phrase, but it works well as a description of the modern pharmaceutical industry. | Some may find this description of the pharmaceutical industry abhorrent, after all they develop life-saving drugs and vaccine…

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-20). Conquered by a Fake Pandemic, We Can Kiss America Good-bye. globalresearch.ca

Mark Weisbrot (2021-09-20). Republican Senators are Blocking Desperately Needed Pandemic Relief for the World's Poor. orinocotribune.com By Mark Weisbrot — Sep 17, 2021 | The world economy faces serious risks going forward: for example, an estimated $2.3 trillion in income is projected to be lost in 2022-25 due to vaccine inequity—most of it in developing countries. | In the United States, the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates to zero and has created more than

V Kreilinger, W Wolf, C Zeller (2021-09-20). To contain the pandemic in solidarity throughout Europe. indybay.org In the fall of 2020, governments did the wrong thing. Although the infections were already increasing exponentially, they deliberately did not intervene or did not intervene sufficiently and weighed people in safety. It was not until November that they acted again, increasingly hasty and authoritarian.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-20). London universities showcase top entrepreneurial talent at Demo Day. imperial.ac.uk Imperial's most promising student innovators pitched to an audience of investors and business leaders at London Demo Day.

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2021-09-19: News Headlines

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-19). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag — COVID-19 questions answered. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on COVID-19. On today's episode, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' coronavirus questions. Dr. Poland discusses the mu variant, understanding breakthrough infections and the importance of flu vaccinations this fall. "The symptoms of COVID-19 and the symptoms of influenza overlap so much that it can be hard to distinguish one from another," says Dr. Poland. What…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-19). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-19). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-19). COVID-19 variants mu, delta and what to know about mutations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A new COVID-19 variant called B.1621 or mu by the World Health Organization is being monitored by scientists. While this variant is making news, it is not the dominant strain in the U.S. or elsewhere, says Dr. John O'Horo, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases physician. "The delta variant is really the predominant strain everywhere at this point. And while it is important that scientists and public health officials keep an eye on this, we're still in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-19). Science Saturday: A new understanding of the inner workings of CAR-T cell therapy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers have biomanufactured chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) in a new way to track the cells' cancer-fighting journey and predict toxic side effects. This Mayo Clinic breakthrough, published in Cancer Immunology Research, also could unravel the mystery of how to unleash CAR-T cell therapy to destroy solid tumors. "This new technology allows us to image CAR-T cells after they are given to patients and study their fate," says Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-19). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs an additional vaccine now, and the differences between a booster and third dose. ANSWER: It's good to know that your parents are among the millions of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-19). Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization delivers high-quality care, Medicare savings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC earned a quality score of 97.81% while generating $32.3 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in 2020. That's according to recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS). The Mayo Clinic Community ACO has participated for a year and a half in the Medicare Shared Savings Program offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-19). Mayo researchers link gut microbiome to rheumatoid arthritis prognosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A significant indicator of whether a patient with rheumatoid arthritis will improve over the course of disease may lie in part in their gut, according to new research from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The study, published in Genome Medicine, found that predicting a patient's future rheumatoid arthritis prognosis could be possible by zeroing in on the trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit their gastrointestinal tract, known as the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-19). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Heart health for myself and my family. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sandra Driggers is a nurse at Mayo Clinic in Florida who works in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. This is her heart health story. ______________________________ I struggled with my weight for most of my life. I never really gave a lot of thought to being healthy (or unhealthy), or about how my weight and lifestyle played a role in my future health.But a little over 16 years ago, I had a heart attack. Back then,…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-19). The 2020-21 Worldwide Corona Crisis: Destroying Civil Society, Engineered Economic Depression, Global Coup d'État and the "Great Reset" globalresearch.ca We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises in modern history. We are living history, yet our understanding of the flow of events since January 2020 has been blurred. Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media.

United Health Professionals (2021-09-19). The Covid Outbreak: "Biggest Health Scam of the 21st Century." Report by 1500 Health Professionals. globalresearch.ca We say : STOP disproportionate measures to fight SARS-CoV-2 (lockdown, blocking the economy and education, social distancing, wearing of masks for all, etc.) because they are totally unjustified, are not based on any scientific evidence and violate the basic principles of evidence-based medicine.

Dr. Vladimir Zelenko (2021-09-19). Video: Dr. Zelenko's Perspective on Treating Covid-19 Patients. Keeping Them Out of Hospitals. globalresearch.ca

OtherWords (2021-09-19). Unemployment Insurance Isn't Holding Back the Economy. Inequality Is. juancole.com By Rebekah Entralgo | — An estimated 9 million Americans got the rug pulled out from under them over Labor Day weekend as enhanced pandemic federal unemployment benefits expired, leaving millions of families in the lurch during a record-breaking season for COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Some 35 million people — nearly 1 in 10 Americans …

John O'Looney (2021-09-19). Video: Funeral Director John O'Looney Blows the Whistle on COVID. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Rudolf Hà§nsel (2021-09-19). The "Secret Agenda" of the So-called Elite and the COVID mRNA Vaccine. "Reducing World Population"? globalresearch.ca Note to readers: please click the share buttons above or below. Forward this article to your email lists. Crosspost on your blog site, internet forums. etc. Important and timely article, first published on April 10, 2020 | "The International" is …

Jonathan Cook (2021-09-19). In the Name of Humanitarianism, COVID Is Crushing Solidarity. globalresearch.ca

William Walter Kay (2021-09-19). Canadian Elections: Conservative Leader O'Toole's COVID Plan: "Vaccines on Steroids" globalresearch.ca

news.un (2021-09-19). Struggling economies, widening inequality and millions vulnerable: the urgent need for vaccine equity. news.un.org Health leaders agree that a world without COVID-19 will not be possible until everyone has equal access to vaccines. More than 4.6 million people have died from the virus since it swept across the globe from the beginning of 2020, but it's expected that the rate of people dying will slow if more people are vaccinated.

WSWS (2021-09-18). US, UK, Australia military pact threatens war against China. wsws.org The advanced US preparations for war are being driven not only by fears that China is overtaking the US economically, but the extraordinary economic, political and social crisis of US imperialism intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-18). Virtual ceremony will celebrate more than 120 graduates of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Two keynote speakers, including Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will highlight the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11. Dr. Anthony Fauci The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences traditionally has had its commencement in tandem with Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This year's ceremony will be different, and not just because of the continued impact of…

_____ (2021-09-18). Hunger Stalks The United States. popularresistance.org According to the United Nations, the world produces enough food to feed 10 billion people. Yet this year, even in the United States, the world's richest country, 1 in 3 American families with kids went hungry. Even before the pandemic, in 2019, official statistics from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) detailed that 35 million people went hungry—10 million of them children. | The COVID-19 pandemic supercharged the situation, exposing even those who felt "secure" to the possibility of going without eating. In a society where food is not a human right but a good to be purchased, how were peop…

Michael Welch (2021-09-18). From 9/11 Truth to Covid Truth. Victories and Failures Twenty Years Later. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-18). COVID-19 continues to spread in Dana auto parts plants and surrounding communities. wsws.org Tennessee and Kentucky, where Dana has eight plants, have been suffering horrific surges of COVID-19 fueled by the Delta variant in recent weeks.

WSWS (2021-09-18). Maryland, Pennsylvania and Ohio educators call for eradication strategy to fight the pandemic. wsws.org We demand the immediate implementation of a strategy to eradicate COVID-19, which requires the halting of all in-person instruction along with the strongest public health measures necessary to end this deadly pandemic.

Women's March Sacramento (2021-09-18). Saturday 10/2: Women's March Sacramento: Mobilize & Defend Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Sacramento, CA: location w/ route details TBA | Masks required. Follow current COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

WSWS (2021-09-18). Five children orphaned after parents die of COVID-19 in California's Inland Empire. wsws.org This tragedy is the outcome of the unsafe policies adopted by states and governments across the country that have reopened full-fledged to prioritize profits and the economy, despite the immediate danger it presents to workers and their families.

khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-09-18). Sacramento County History in Transition. indybay.org 2021 California Admission Day pulled the covers off Sacramento County Historical Society in transition. Fall 2020 Sacramento County Board of Supervisors deemed Racism a Public Health Crisis as the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight systemic structural inequalities as we Build Back Better. If history has value, let us explore with one standard for humanity beginning Fall 2021.

WSWS (2021-09-18). Israel reports that 11.2 percent of all children infected with SARS-CoV-2 suffer from long COVID. wsws.org Despite the lie that vaccination of adults "protects" children, countries with high vaccination rates experience a surge in COVID-19 cases among children, along with horrifying reports of long COVID symptoms.

Peter Koenig (2021-09-18). Video: Towards Digital Tyranny. # Say No to the Covid Vaccine Passport. globalresearch.ca What is Agenda ID2020? | Behind its development is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — with support of the Rockefeller Foundation — and others belonging to the sinister all-digitization, depopulation and eugenics agenda. | It is an alliance of public-private partners, …

_____ (2021-09-18). Do The Global Managers Want The Pandemic To End? strategic-culture.org Early treatment of symptoms is the last remaining enemy of the global Covid consensus. | By Brian JONES | In his

WSWS (2021-09-18). As child cases soar, Brazilian scientist warns of "creating a generation" with long-term COVID effects. wsws.org A recent study led by Lucas Ferrante, a prominent Brazilian scientist opposing Bolsonaro's herd immunity policy, shows that reopening schools in Manaus led to the Gamma variant, responsible for two thirds of the country's deaths.

Makia Freeman (2021-09-18). Bluetooth Vaccine? Does the Injected COVID "Non-Vaccine" Connect with Devices? globalresearch.ca

Fridays for Future (2021-09-18). Friday 9/24: Oakland: Global Climate Strike to Demand Climate Crisis Justice. indybay.org Outside of Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612 | Please wear a mask. Follow COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Youth vs. Apocalypse, FFF, more (2021-09-18). Friday 9/24: San Francisco: Global Climate Strike for Intersectional Climate Justice. indybay.org Embarcadero Plaza, Market St and Steuart St, San Francisco, CA 94105 | Please wear a mask. Follow COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

teleSUR (2021-09-18). ECLAC Presents a Plan For Regional Vaccine Production. telesurenglish.net Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) Executive Secretary Alicia Barcena presented a technical report to boost COVID-19 vaccine production capacity in Latin America and the Caribbean region. | RELATED: | The report analyzed the LATAM pharmaceutical industry to propose a roadmap for regulation strengthening and cooperation links. | Barcena presented a Health Self-Sufficiency Plan aimed at offering…

Joshua Cho (2021-09-18). How U.S. media misrepresent the Wuhan Institute of Virology's laboratories and safety protocols. mronline.org Even if we were to accept all the accusations against the WIV regarding their alleged subpar safety standards, none of it has any relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic unless it can be shown the WIV possessed SARS-CoV-2 in its lab before the outbreak, and there is no evidence of that.

_____ (2021-09-18). Indigenous Leaders Face Barriers To UN Climate Conference. popularresistance.org Indigenous leaders are largely being excluded from participation in the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference as the world grapples with escalating problems from floods, fires, heat, drought and other disasters. | Limited access to COVID-19 vaccines in certain regions, travel restrictions and quarantine in the United Kingdom for people from "red list" countries in Central and South America, Africa and Asia, and rising costs of travel and lodging are hindering Indigenous participation, Indian Country Today has found. | Even those who manage to get to Glasgow, Scotland, for what is shaping up to be one…

WSWS (2021-09-18). US hospitals running out of beds amid COVID-19 surge. wsws.org Hospitals across the country are reaching overcapacity as the Delta variant continues to spread.

WSWS (2021-09-18). Entertainment industry workers continue to work without a contract. wsws.org Tens of thousands of entertainment industry workers, technicians, artisans and craftspersons are pushing for a strike after working without a contract for months as COVID-19 continues to spread.

Labor Video Project (2021-09-18). The Fight Against Covid-19 & Zero Covid. indybay.org How should Covid-19 be fought and why do we need a Zero Covid-19 policy in the US and around the world was the focus of an educational panel held at HEAT…

teleSUR (2021-09-18). Cuba Offers Its COVID-19 Vaccines to Celac Members States. telesurenglish.net Speaking at the VI Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel offered Cuban-produced COVID-19 vaccines to fight the pandemic in the region. | RELATED: | He noted that the Cuban biotechnology industry had produced already three vaccines and two vaccine candidates. The achievement was possible thanks to Cuban Revolution leader Fidel Castro's idea to promot…

WSWS (2021-09-18). As COVID-19 infections and deaths mount in Texas schools, districts scramble to fill staff shortages. wsws.org One of the states most ruthlessly pursuing the "herd immunity" strategy is Texas, where a growing number of educators and students have died from COVID-19 amid a wave of mass infections throughout the state.

Mickey Z. (2021-09-18). We're All in This Together! dissidentvoice.org In 2020, health care workers could do no harm. We praised their vast medical skills and knowledge. We banged our pots and pans for them and hung signs to profess our eternal gratitude. Well… maybe not exactly eternal. In 2021, you see, we're dismissing their medical knowledge and our pots and pans have been replaced …

Rachel Clarke (2021-09-18). [Perspectives] Speaking truth to power? thelancet.com Mild mannered experts on emerging infectious diseases do not typically need to acquire burner phones, hold clandestine meetings, and feel so imperilled that they call their next-of-kin to mutter darkly: "If anything happens to me in the next few weeks, this is what you need to know." Then again, Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust, a leading global charitable foundation which uses its £29 billion endowment to fund scientific and medical research, is not remotely run-of-the-mill. On Dec 31, 2019, for example, rather than enjoying fireworks and fizz at a New Year's Eve party with friends, he was ret…

Danny Haiphong (2021-09-18). Austerity and Mass Murder: An American Pastime. orinocotribune.com By Danny Haiphong — Sep 15, 2021 | The race to the bottom is an imperative of austerity, which is foundational to the history of state violence in the US. | Not a month after the eviction moratorium was allowed to expire in the United States did the Biden administration do away with nearly all pandemic-related protections. The latest casualty in the U.S. race to the bottom is the

scorinoco (2021-09-18). Grief and Anger after UAE Soldiers Torture and Kill Yemeni-American Student Trying to Visit Family. orinocotribune.com Dhamar, Yemen, Sep 14 — As his hope that the Sana'a International Airport will be reopened has faded, smiley-faced Abdulmalek, a grad…

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2021-09-18: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-09-18). US, UK, Australia military pact threatens war against China. wsws.org The advanced US preparations for war are being driven not only by fears that China is overtaking the US economically, but the extraordinary economic, political and social crisis of US imperialism intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-18). Mayo Clinic Q and A: COVID-19 vaccine boosters and third doses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Both of my parents have been vaccinated for COVID-19. The doctor told my mom she is eligible for a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but my dad is not eligible for a booster now. Can you explain who needs an additional vaccine now, and the differences between a booster and third dose. ANSWER: It's good to know that your parents are among the millions of people who have been vaccinated for COVID-19. A…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-18). Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization delivers high-quality care, Medicare savings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC earned a quality score of 97.81% while generating $32.3 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in 2020. That's according to recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS). The Mayo Clinic Community ACO has participated for a year and a half in the Medicare Shared Savings Program offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-18). Science Saturday: A new understanding of the inner workings of CAR-T cell therapy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers have biomanufactured chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) in a new way to track the cells' cancer-fighting journey and predict toxic side effects. This Mayo Clinic breakthrough, published in Cancer Immunology Research, also could unravel the mystery of how to unleash CAR-T cell therapy to destroy solid tumors. "This new technology allows us to image CAR-T cells after they are given to patients and study their fate," says Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-18). COVID-19 variants mu, delta and what to know about mutations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A new COVID-19 variant called B.1621 or mu by the World Health Organization is being monitored by scientists. While this variant is making news, it is not the dominant strain in the U.S. or elsewhere, says Dr. John O'Horo, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases physician. "The delta variant is really the predominant strain everywhere at this point. And while it is important that scientists and public health officials keep an eye on this, we're still in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-18). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag — COVID-19 questions answered. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on COVID-19. On today's episode, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' coronavirus questions. Dr. Poland discusses the mu variant, understanding breakthrough infections and the importance of flu vaccinations this fall. "The symptoms of COVID-19 and the symptoms of influenza overlap so much that it can be hard to distinguish one from another," says Dr. Poland. What…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-18). Mayo Clinic Minute: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease brought on by tobacco. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a progressive group of lung diseases, including chronic bronchitis and emphysema, that make it hard to breathe. Millions of people around the globe die each year because of COPD, and nearly 16 million people in the U.S. have a form of the disease. The No. 1 cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking, according to Dr. John Costello, consultant pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London. Watch: …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-18). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-18). Virtual ceremony will celebrate more than 120 graduates of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Two keynote speakers, including Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will highlight the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11. Dr. Anthony Fauci The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences traditionally has had its commencement in tandem with Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This year's ceremony will be different, and not just because of the continued impact of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-18). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Heart health for myself and my family. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sandra Driggers is a nurse at Mayo Clinic in Florida who works in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. This is her heart health story. ______________________________ I struggled with my weight for most of my life. I never really gave a lot of thought to being healthy (or unhealthy), or about how my weight and lifestyle played a role in my future health.But a little over 16 years ago, I had a heart attack. Back then,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-18). Mayo researchers link gut microbiome to rheumatoid arthritis prognosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A significant indicator of whether a patient with rheumatoid arthritis will improve over the course of disease may lie in part in their gut, according to new research from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The study, published in Genome Medicine, found that predicting a patient's future rheumatoid arthritis prognosis could be possible by zeroing in on the trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit their gastrointestinal tract, known as the…

WSWS (2021-09-18). Maryland, Pennsylvania and Ohio educators call for eradication strategy to fight the pandemic. wsws.org We demand the immediate implementation of a strategy to eradicate COVID-19, which requires the halting of all in-person instruction along with the strongest public health measures necessary to end this deadly pandemic.

WSWS (2021-09-18). COVID-19 continues to spread in Dana auto parts plants and surrounding communities. wsws.org Tennessee and Kentucky, where Dana has eight plants, have been suffering horrific surges of COVID-19 fueled by the Delta variant in recent weeks.

WSWS (2021-09-18). Israel reports that 11.2 percent of all children infected with SARS-CoV-2 suffer from long COVID. wsws.org Despite the lie that vaccination of adults "protects" children, countries with high vaccination rates experience a surge in COVID-19 cases among children, along with horrifying reports of long COVID symptoms.

WSWS (2021-09-18). As child cases soar, Brazilian scientist warns of "creating a generation" with long-term COVID effects. wsws.org A recent study led by Lucas Ferrante, a prominent Brazilian scientist opposing Bolsonaro's herd immunity policy, shows that reopening schools in Manaus led to the Gamma variant, responsible for two thirds of the country's deaths.

WSWS (2021-09-18). US hospitals running out of beds amid COVID-19 surge. wsws.org Hospitals across the country are reaching overcapacity as the Delta variant continues to spread.

WSWS (2021-09-18). Five children orphaned after parents die of COVID-19 in California's Inland Empire. wsws.org This tragedy is the outcome of the unsafe policies adopted by states and governments across the country that have reopened full-fledged to prioritize profits and the economy, despite the immediate danger it presents to workers and their families.

Joshua Cho (2021-09-18). How U.S. media misrepresent the Wuhan Institute of Virology's laboratories and safety protocols. mronline.org Even if we were to accept all the accusations against the WIV regarding their alleged subpar safety standards, none of it has any relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic unless it can be shown the WIV possessed SARS-CoV-2 in its lab before the outbreak, and there is no evidence of that.

WSWS (2021-09-18). As COVID-19 infections and deaths mount in Texas schools, districts scramble to fill staff shortages. wsws.org One of the states most ruthlessly pursuing the "herd immunity" strategy is Texas, where a growing number of educators and students have died from COVID-19 amid a wave of mass infections throughout the state.

Michael Welch (2021-09-18). From 9/11 Truth to Covid Truth. Victories and Failures Twenty Years Later. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-18). Entertainment industry workers continue to work without a contract. wsws.org Tens of thousands of entertainment industry workers, technicians, artisans and craftspersons are pushing for a strike after working without a contract for months as COVID-19 continues to spread.

_____ (2021-09-18). Indigenous Leaders Face Barriers To UN Climate Conference. popularresistance.org Indigenous leaders are largely being excluded from participation in the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference as the world grapples with escalating problems from floods, fires, heat, drought and other disasters. | Limited access to COVID-19 vaccines in certain regions, travel restrictions and quarantine in the United Kingdom for people from "red list" countries in Central and South America, Africa and Asia, and rising costs of travel and lodging are hindering Indigenous participation, Indian Country Today has found. | Even those who manage to get to Glasgow, Scotland, for what is shaping up to be one…

Labor Video Project (2021-09-18). The Fight Against Covid-19 & Zero Covid. indybay.org How should Covid-19 be fought and why do we need a Zero Covid-19 policy in the US and around the world was the focus of an educational panel held at HEAT…

Youth vs. Apocalypse, FFF, more (2021-09-18). Friday 9/24: San Francisco: Global Climate Strike for Intersectional Climate Justice. indybay.org Embarcadero Plaza, Market St and Steuart St, San Francisco, CA 94105 | Please wear a mask. Follow COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Women's March Sacramento (2021-09-18). Saturday 10/2: Women's March Sacramento: Mobilize & Defend Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Sacramento, CA: location w/ route details TBA | Masks required. Follow current COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-09-18). Sacramento County History in Transition. indybay.org 2021 California Admission Day pulled the covers off Sacramento County Historical Society in transition. Fall 2020 Sacramento County Board of Supervisors deemed Racism a Public Health Crisis as the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight systemic structural inequalities as we Build Back Better. If history has value, let us explore with one standard for humanity beginning Fall 2021.

Peter Koenig (2021-09-18). Video: Towards Digital Tyranny. # Say No to the Covid Vaccine Passport. globalresearch.ca What is Agenda ID2020? | Behind its development is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation — with support of the Rockefeller Foundation — and others belonging to the sinister all-digitization, depopulation and eugenics agenda. | It is an alliance of public-private partners, …

Makia Freeman (2021-09-18). Bluetooth Vaccine? Does the Injected COVID "Non-Vaccine" Connect with Devices? globalresearch.ca

Fridays for Future (2021-09-18). Friday 9/24: Oakland: Global Climate Strike to Demand Climate Crisis Justice. indybay.org Outside of Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612 | Please wear a mask. Follow COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

Mickey Z. (2021-09-18). We're All in This Together! dissidentvoice.org In 2020, health care workers could do no harm. We praised their vast medical skills and knowledge. We banged our pots and pans for them and hung signs to profess our eternal gratitude. Well… maybe not exactly eternal. In 2021, you see, we're dismissing their medical knowledge and our pots and pans have been replaced …

Rachel Clarke (2021-09-18). [Perspectives] Speaking truth to power? thelancet.com Mild mannered experts on emerging infectious diseases do not typically need to acquire burner phones, hold clandestine meetings, and feel so imperilled that they call their next-of-kin to mutter darkly: "If anything happens to me in the next few weeks, this is what you need to know." Then again, Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust, a leading global charitable foundation which uses its £29 billion endowment to fund scientific and medical research, is not remotely run-of-the-mill. On Dec 31, 2019, for example, rather than enjoying fireworks and fizz at a New Year's Eve party with friends, he was ret…

_____ (2021-09-18). Hunger Stalks The United States. popularresistance.org In fact, in early summer 2021, 63 million people in the United States told government investigators that they were unable to pay for their usual household expenses, in particular the balance between food and rent but also including student loans and medicines. This was the context out of which the US (Unity and Survival) Program was born in the city of Philadelphia, a representative example of the type of "mutual aid programs" that sprung up across the United States during the pandemic.

Danny Haiphong (2021-09-18). Austerity and Mass Murder: An American Pastime. orinocotribune.com By Danny Haiphong — Sep 15, 2021 | The race to the bottom is an imperative of austerity, which is foundational to the history of state violence in the US. | Not a month after the eviction moratorium was allowed to expire in the United States did the Biden administration do away with nearly all pandemic-related protections. The latest casualty in the U.S. race to the bottom is the

scorinoco (2021-09-18). Grief and Anger after UAE Soldiers Torture and Kill Yemeni-American Student Trying to Visit Family. orinocotribune.com Dhamar, Yemen, Sep 14 — As his hope that the Sana'a International Airport will be reopened has faded, smiley-faced Abdulmalek, a grad…

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2021-09-17: News Headlines

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic study highlights development of remote patient monitoring program during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï A study by Mayo Clinic investigators highlights the development and implementation of Mayo Clinic's large-scale COVID-19 Remote Patient Monitoring Program, which has served more than 7,000 patients across 41 states. The study evaluated the impact of the program, including: Feasibility.Safety.Patient engagement with the technology.Rate of alerts and escalations managed by virtual care teams.Use of acute care resources.Patient clinical outcomes. Results of the study are published in NPJ Digital Medicine. "Our study investigated how our…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Science Saturday: A new understanding of the inner workings of CAR-T cell therapy. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers have biomanufactured chimeric antigen receptor-T cell therapy (CAR-T cell therapy) in a new way to track the cells' cancer-fighting journey and predict toxic side effects. This Mayo Clinic breakthrough, published in Cancer Immunology Research, also could unravel the mystery of how to unleash CAR-T cell therapy to destroy solid tumors. "This new technology allows us to image CAR-T cells after they are given to patients and study their fate," says Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Listener mailbag — COVID-19 questions answered. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Each week, the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast shares the latest information on COVID-19. On today's episode, Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group, answers listeners' coronavirus questions. Dr. Poland discusses the mu variant, understanding breakthrough infections and the importance of flu vaccinations this fall. "The symptoms of COVID-19 and the symptoms of influenza overlap so much that it can be hard to distinguish one from another," says Dr. Poland. What…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Consumer Health: What you can do to help prevent suicide. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org World Suicide Prevention Day will be observed on Friday, Sept. 10, which makes this a good time to learn more about suicide and how you can help someone in danger of suicide. Suicide is a tragic reaction to stressful life situations. Most often, suicidal thoughts are the result of feeling helpless or unable to cope with what seems like an overwhelming life situation. Without hope for the future, suicide may seem like the only solution. There…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Consumer Health: Sickle cell disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sickle cell disease, which is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders, affects approximately 100,000 people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about two of the most common types of sickle cell disease: sickle cell anemia and thalassemia. Sickle cell anemia Sickle cell anemia is caused by a mutation in the gene that…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). A regenerative refresh to cosmetic procedures. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic has launched a regenerative cosmetic service for patients aimed at resetting the body's clock to a time of more youthful function and appearance. The Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona pairs general and facial plastic surgery with dermatologists, gynecologists, vascular surgery, urologists and aestheticists to deliver services grounded in scientific evidence and the latest regenerative technologies. "The emotional and psychosocial benefits of cosmetic surgery are well-researched and clearly documented. It can…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Endometrial ablation when pelvic pain or endometriosis are present. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been diagnosed with endometriosis and have heavy menstrual bleeding. My health care provider said I should consider endometrial ablation. A friend told me it might be problematic because I'm only in my late 20s, and it could affect my ability to conceive a child down the road. What are the risks? Are other treatments available? ANSWER: Endometrial ablation can reduce heavy menstrual bleeding significantly. But you should consider the potential risks associated with…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Minute: What's frozen shoulder? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity including sleep difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/OU6-i4dKPKs Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Virtual ceremony will celebrate more than 120 graduates of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Two keynote speakers, including Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will highlight the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11. Dr. Anthony Fauci The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences traditionally has had its commencement in tandem with Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This year's ceremony will be different, and not just because of the continued impact of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Science Saturday: Uterine microbe found to have disease-causing behavior in endometrial cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A tiny microbe thriving in the uterine microbiome — a population of bacteria, viruses, yeasts/fungi in and around the uterus— could be a contributing driver of endometrial cancer, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. "We have found that a microbe that is particularly associated with endometrial cancer is capable of pathogenic behavior, and is stimulated by one of the main risk factors for the disease — estrogen exposure," explains Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., a researcher within the Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Consumer Health: Treating sepsis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Sepsis Awareness Month, and World Sepsis Day will be observed on Monday, Sept. 13, which makes this a good time to learn more about the treatment of this potentially life-threatening condition. Nearly 270,000 people in the U.S. die each year as a result of sepsis, and one-third of people who die in a hospital have sepsis, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sepsis occurs when the body's response to an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Minute: Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've ever experienced a red, itchy rash appear on your skin after using a certain lotion or even from wearing jewelry, you may be experiencing contact dermatitis. It's caused by a substance you're exposed to that irritates your skin. However, it also can be triggered by an allergic reaction.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Matthew Hall, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how patch testing is crucial to assess for allergic contact dermatitis. Watch: The…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Medical inspiration from an old book. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A Mayo Clinic doctor has pioneered a new procedure to treat a medical problem that causes positional headaches, among other symptoms. And he took a "novel" approach to find the solution. Reporter Jason Howland has the story. Watch: Medical inspiration from an old book youtu.be/PQ-fc-IPbjE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (2: 15) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Sometimes, extraordinary ideas are inspired by the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Patients in Phoenix area now can benefit from Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home model of care. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org PHOENIX ‚Äï Mayo Clinic has expanded its innovative advanced care at home model of care, which provides comprehensive care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, to Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Beginning this week, many patients in the Phoenix and Scottsdale area who otherwise would need to be hospitalized will be able to receive in-person and virtual care through Mayo Clinic's advanced care at home platform. Under 24/7 direction of Mayo Clinic physicians, advanced care…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Minute: What you can eat to help avoid getting kidney stones. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's estimated that 1 in 10 people will get a kidney stone in his or her lifetime. Kidney stones are not only painful, but also they can lead to serious complications that may require hospitalization and even surgery. The good news is kidney stones are preventable, and prevention can be as simple as eating the right foods. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Ivan Porter II, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, explains how to take a dietary…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breathing easier with COPD. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the third leading cause of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization. COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. The main cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking. In the developing world, COPD often occurs in people exposed to fumes from burning fuel for cooking or heating in poorly ventilated homes. People with COPD are at increased risk…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org One in every 266 children and adolescents will be diagnosed with cancer by age 20, according to the American Cancer Society. Sarcoma — the term for a group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft or connective tissues — is one of the more common types of childhood cancer. Fortunately, recent treatment advances have increased survival rates. Of children diagnosed with cancer, 84% now survive five years or more. One of the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic patient, physician highlighted by Conquer Cancer Foundation. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Dr. Wendy Allen-Rhoades is an oncologist at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, with expertise in a variety of pediatric and adolescent cancers. Her experience and research background helped her develop a promising treatment plan for Kenedi, a young patient from Wisconsin. Kenedi had a rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare type of cancer that can occur at any age, but most often affects children. Using support from a 2013 Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award, Dr. Allen-Rhoades has been…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Consumer Health: What do you know about leukemia and lymphoma? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about some of the most common types of these two diseases. Leukemia is cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Leukemia usually involves the white blood cells, which are potent infection fighters. They normally grow and divide in an orderly way as your body needs them. But in people with leukemia, the bone marrow…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo researchers link gut microbiome to rheumatoid arthritis prognosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A significant indicator of whether a patient with rheumatoid arthritis will improve over the course of disease may lie in part in their gut, according to new research from Mayo Clinic's Center for Individualized Medicine. The study, published in Genome Medicine, found that predicting a patient's future rheumatoid arthritis prognosis could be possible by zeroing in on the trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi that inhabit their gastrointestinal tract, known as the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). COVID-19 variants mu, delta and what to know about mutations. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A new COVID-19 variant called B.1621 or mu by the World Health Organization is being monitored by scientists. While this variant is making news, it is not the dominant strain in the U.S. or elsewhere, says Dr. John O'Horo, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases physician. "The delta variant is really the predominant strain everywhere at this point. And while it is important that scientists and public health officials keep an eye on this, we're still in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Consumer Health: Childhood cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about three of the most common types of cancers in children: acute lymphocytic leukemia, neuroblastoma and pediatric brain tumors. Acute lymphocytic leukemia Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It's the most common type of cancer in children, and treatments result in a good chance for a cure. Acute lymphocytic leukemia also can occur in adults, though…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Consumer Health: Back to school — and bullying. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For many families, the start of school is a busy, exciting time of year. For some students, though, returning to school also means bullying, and the feelings of anxiety, sadness and loneliness bullying can cause. Up to 20% of students 12—18 experience bullying in the U.S. each year, according to StopBullying.gov, which is a resource managed by the Department of Health and Human Resources dedicated to providing information about bullying. Bullying is a form of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Consumer Health: 5 types of gynecologic cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the five types of gynecologic cancer. Gynecologic cancer is any cancer that starts in a woman's reproductive organs. More than 116,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer this year, according to the Foundation for Women's Cancer. The five main types of gynecologic cancer are: Cervical cancerEarly stage cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). 9-2-2021 COVID-19 Media Only News Briefing: Ask the Mayo expert. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org On Thursday, Sept. 2, Dr. Abinash Virk, a Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases expert, fielded questions about COVID-19 from news reporters and producers. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of the Zoom briefing found at the end of this post. Journalists who would like to access the media briefing video can register with the News Network here. Please super: Abinash Virk, M.D. / Infectious Diseases / Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Onco-regeneration — Restoring function after a soft tissue cancer diagnosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Soft tissue sarcoma is a rare form of cancer that has typically been treated using limb salvage surgery combined with radiation therapy. While limb salvage surgery helps patients avoid amputation, patients are often left with substantial functional limitations. Now advancements in microsurgery are making it possible to harness the body's ability to regenerate muscle strength after surgery to remove soft tissue sarcoma. Mayo Clinic orthopedic oncologists are teaming up with plastic surgeons in a procedure…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization delivers high-quality care, Medicare savings. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Mayo Clinic Community Accountable Care Organization (ACO) LLC earned a quality score of 97.81% while generating $32.3 million in cost savings for the Medicare program in 2020. That's according to recently released performance data from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS). The Mayo Clinic Community ACO has participated for a year and a half in the Medicare Shared Savings Program offered by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-17). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Heart health for myself and my family. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sandra Driggers is a nurse at Mayo Clinic in Florida who works in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine. This is her heart health story. ______________________________ I struggled with my weight for most of my life. I never really gave a lot of thought to being healthy (or unhealthy), or about how my weight and lifestyle played a role in my future health.But a little over 16 years ago, I had a heart attack. Back then,…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-17). Video: #Yes, It's a "Killer Vaccine": Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca The unspoken truth is that the novel coronavirus provides a pretext to powerful financial interests and corrupt politicians to precipitate the entire World into a spiral of mass unemployment, bankruptcy, extreme poverty and despair.

WSWS (2021-09-17). Three Dana Inc. plants in Michigan were cited by state regulators for COVID-19 safety violations. wsws.org The auto parts maker was cited for flouting social distancing and masking standards and for concealing cases in the plants from local health officials.

WSWS (2021-09-17). New Zealand expert highlights dangers of reopening early childhood centres during COVID-19 outbreak. wsws.org The WSWS spoke with Dr. Mike Bedford, a public health expert who has spent decades researching conditions in New Zealand's early childhood centres.

Stand for Health Freedom (2021-09-17). Oregon Senators File Formal Grand Jury Petition Calling for Investigation into CDC's Willful Misconduct to Hyperinflate COVID-19 Data Following Federal Law Violations. globalresearch.ca

ecns.cn (2021-09-17). US origin-tracing of COVID-19 a dead end, says Chinese envoy. ecns.cn China is willing to bring the origin-tracing work back to the right track of scientific cooperation, so as to jointly contribute to the ultimate victory of mankind over the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-09-17). More than 1 in 500 people in the US have died from COVID-19. wsws.org Virtually everyone now knows a friend, colleague or family member lost to the deadly contagion.

_____ (2021-09-17). Australia Continues Plunge Into Authoritarianism And Military Brinkmanship. popularresistance.org People who just started paying attention to Australian authoritarianism during Covid often get the impression that it's entirely about the virus, but as we discussed previously the actual fundamental problem is that Australia is the only so-called democracy without any kind of statute or bill of rights to protect the citizenry from these kinds of abuses. This is why Australia is looked upon as so freakish by the rest of the western world right now: because, in this sense, it is. People call it a "free country", but there has never been any reason to do so. | Covid has certainly played a major role in the exacerba…

Staff (2021-09-17). Headlines for September 17, 2021. democracynow.org U.S. Resumes Deportation Flights to Haiti as 10,000 Haitian Asylum Seekers Cross Rio Grande, Haitian Prime Minister, Accused of Aiding President's Murder, Sacks Justice Minister, Federal Judge Bars Biden Administration's Use of Trump-Era Rule to Fast-Track Deportations, U.N. Warns Time Is Rapidly Running Out to Limit Global Heating to 1.5 Degrees Celsius, U.S. Reports 3,400 COVID Deaths in One Day; One-Quarter of ICU Beds Are At or Near Capacity, France, China Blast U.S.-U.K.-Australia Nuclear Partnership, Biden Calls for Corporations and Super Wealthy to Pay Fair Share of Taxes, Police Put Fence Around Capitol A…

khubaka, Michael Harris (2021-09-17). Sacramento County History in Transition. indybay.org 2021 California Admission Day pulled the covers off Sacramento County Historical Society in transition. Fall 2020 Sacramento County Board of Supervisors deemed Racism a Public Health Crisis as the global COVID-19 pandemic continues to highlight systemic structural inequalities as we Build Back Better. If history has value, let us explore with one standard for humanity beginning Fall 2021.

Staff (2021-09-17). Israeli study claims Covid vaccine boosters reduce infection risk TENFOLD… day before FDA to decide on 3rd jab. rt.com A third dose of Pfizer's vaccine could cut the risk of Covid infection by more than 10 times in elderly patients, according to an Israeli study, which was peer-reviewed just ahead of a key FDA meeting on boosters for Americans. | Published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday night, the newly peer-reviewed "The…

Global Research News (2021-09-17). Selected Articles: Stop the COVID Holocaust! Open Letter. globalresearch.ca By It is obvious to us that another h…

Women's March San Francisco (2021-09-17). Saturday 10/2: Women's March San Francisco: Community March for Reproductive Justice & Rights. indybay.org Begins at Grove St. and Hyde St. near Civic Center Area, then march down Market Street to end at Embarcadero Plaza (NO RALLY) | **Masks Required**; WMSF COVID pandemic resources page: womensmarchsf.org/resources-cv19

Arsenio Toledo (2021-09-17). Judge in New York Temporarily Halts State's COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate. globalresearch.ca

Labor Video Project (2021-09-17). The Fight Against Covid-19 & Zero Covid. indybay.org How should Covid-19 be fought and why do we need a Zero Covid-19 policy in the US and around the world was the focus of an educational panel held at HEAT…

WSWS (2021-09-17). Defend Sri Lankan workers against Rajapakse's state of emergency! wsws.org This state of emergency must be taken as a warning to workers that the capitalist class is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic everywhere by a turn to dictatorship.

Jonathan Cook (2021-09-17). In the name of humanitarianism, Covid is crushing local as well as global solidarity. dissidentvoice.org There seems to be a glaring illogic to official arguments about the need to vaccinate British children against Covid that no one in the corporate media wishes to highlight. Days ago the British government's experts on vaccinations, the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation, withstood strong political pressure and decided not to recommend vaccinating children …

Staff (2021-09-17). Mexico on the Bicentennial of Its Independence: Closer than Ever to Our America and Further Away from Empires. orinocotribune.com By Arleen Rodríguez Derivet — Sep 16, 2021 | Mexico is a lot more Mexico now. It does not mince words. Everything is big here. If a proof was needed, the celebration of the Grito de Dolores in the year of the Bicentennial was the proof. | Dazzling play of lights and fireworks lit the night before, in the central Zócalo square, brimming with pre-Hispanic images and symbols and also with figures of national heroes animated by video projection while all kinds of popular songs were heard, reflecting the various regions of the country. | There was not a spectator in the Plaza because of the COVID 19 epidemic, but…

Global Research News (2021-09-17). Webinar on Global Research (French): Crise Covid-19, Fraude scientifique, ´ Vaccin tueur ª et Passe sanitaire. globalresearch.ca Dear Global Research Readers and Authors, | Last week, on September 9, 2021, the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) Commemorated its Twentieth Anniversary. | A Webinar was held under the title Worldwide Resistance against "Covid Fraud" and the Killer mRNA "Vaccine". …

J. D. Heyes (2021-09-17). Medical Staff Shortages Feared in France as Health Care Workers Balk at COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates. globalresearch.ca

Jill Richardson (2021-09-17). Spreading Vaccine Disinformation is Wrong and Dangerous. counterpunch.org In the late 19th century, people protested against mandatory smallpox vaccines. Despite them, today we live in a world without smallpox. COVID-19 policy is not a value-neutral, objective matter of science. The people of a nation as diverse as ours will have differing — and even conflicting — values, interests, and opinions. We can disagree

WSWS (2021-09-17). Workers Struggles: Europe, Middle East & Africa. wsws.org Danish nurses defy union and Labour Court and continue one-hour strikes over pay and understaffing after ten-week strike ended; numerous strikes across healthcare system in France over pay and conditions; Sunday rail strikes continue UK's longest pay dispute after re-ballot by conductors and ticket examiners; resident doctors' strike in Nigeria in danger of sell-out after union suspends strike awaiting Labour court ruling…

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2021-09-16: News Headlines

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Science Saturday: Uterine microbe found to have disease-causing behavior in endometrial cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A tiny microbe thriving in the uterine microbiome — a population of bacteria, viruses, yeasts/fungi in and around the uterus— could be a contributing driver of endometrial cancer, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. "We have found that a microbe that is particularly associated with endometrial cancer is capable of pathogenic behavior, and is stimulated by one of the main risk factors for the disease — estrogen exposure," explains Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., a researcher within the Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Consumer Health: 5 types of gynecologic cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the five types of gynecologic cancer. Gynecologic cancer is any cancer that starts in a woman's reproductive organs. More than 116,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer this year, according to the Foundation for Women's Cancer. The five main types of gynecologic cancer are: Cervical cancerEarly stage cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms….

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Mayo Clinic Minute: What you can eat to help avoid getting kidney stones. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's estimated that 1 in 10 people will get a kidney stone in his or her lifetime. Kidney stones are not only painful, but also they can lead to serious complications that may require hospitalization and even surgery. The good news is kidney stones are preventable, and prevention can be as simple as eating the right foods. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Ivan Porter II, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, explains how to take a dietary…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Consumer Health: What do you know about leukemia and lymphoma? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about some of the most common types of these two diseases. Leukemia is cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Leukemia usually involves the white blood cells, which are potent infection fighters. They normally grow and divide in an orderly way as your body needs them. But in people with leukemia, the bone marrow…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Mayo Clinic Minute: What's frozen shoulder? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity including sleep difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/OU6-i4dKPKs Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Consumer Health: Sickle cell disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sickle cell disease, which is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders, affects approximately 100,000 people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about two of the most common types of sickle cell disease: sickle cell anemia and thalassemia. Sickle cell anemia Sickle cell anemia is caused by a mutation in the gene that…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breathing easier with COPD. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the third leading cause of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization. COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. The main cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking. In the developing world, COPD often occurs in people exposed to fumes from burning fuel for cooking or heating in poorly ventilated homes. People with COPD are at increased risk…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Virtual ceremony will celebrate more than 120 graduates of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Two keynote speakers, including Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will highlight the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11. Dr. Anthony Fauci The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences traditionally has had its commencement in tandem with Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This year's ceremony will be different, and not just because of the continued impact of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). A regenerative refresh to cosmetic procedures. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic has launched a regenerative cosmetic service for patients aimed at resetting the body's clock to a time of more youthful function and appearance. The Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona pairs general and facial plastic surgery with dermatologists, gynecologists, vascular surgery, urologists and aestheticists to deliver services grounded in scientific evidence and the latest regenerative technologies. "The emotional and psychosocial benefits of cosmetic surgery are well-researched and clearly documented. It can…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Consumer Health: Childhood cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about three of the most common types of cancers in children: acute lymphocytic leukemia, neuroblastoma and pediatric brain tumors. Acute lymphocytic leukemia Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It's the most common type of cancer in children, and treatments result in a good chance for a cure. Acute lymphocytic leukemia also can occur in adults, though…

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2021-09-16). J'Accuse! The Gene-based "Vaccines" Are Killing People. Governments Worldwide Are Lying to You the People, to the Populations They Purportedly Serve. globalresearch.ca The Signal of Harm is now indisputably overwhelming, and, in line with universally accepted ethical standards for clinical trials, Doctors for Covid Ethics demands that the 'Covid' vaccine programme be halted immediately.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Mayo Clinic Minute: Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've ever experienced a red, itchy rash appear on your skin after using a certain lotion or even from wearing jewelry, you may be experiencing contact dermatitis. It's caused by a substance you're exposed to that irritates your skin. However, it also can be triggered by an allergic reaction.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Matthew Hall, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how patch testing is crucial to assess for allergic contact dermatitis. Watch: The…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Medical inspiration from an old book. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A Mayo Clinic doctor has pioneered a new procedure to treat a medical problem that causes positional headaches, among other symptoms. And he took a "novel" approach to find the solution. Reporter Jason Howland has the story. Watch: Medical inspiration from an old book youtu.be/PQ-fc-IPbjE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (2: 15) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Sometimes, extraordinary ideas are inspired by the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Onco-regeneration — Restoring function after a soft tissue cancer diagnosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Soft tissue sarcoma is a rare form of cancer that has typically been treated using limb salvage surgery combined with radiation therapy. While limb salvage surgery helps patients avoid amputation, patients are often left with substantial functional limitations. Now advancements in microsurgery are making it possible to harness the body's ability to regenerate muscle strength after surgery to remove soft tissue sarcoma. Mayo Clinic orthopedic oncologists are teaming up with plastic surgeons in a procedure…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). 9-2-2021 COVID-19 Media Only News Briefing: Ask the Mayo expert. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org On Thursday, Sept. 2, Dr. Abinash Virk, a Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases expert, fielded questions about COVID-19 from news reporters and producers. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of the Zoom briefing found at the end of this post. Journalists who would like to access the media briefing video can register with the News Network here. Please super: Abinash Virk, M.D. / Infectious Diseases / Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Mayo Clinic study highlights development of remote patient monitoring program during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï A study by Mayo Clinic investigators highlights the development and implementation of Mayo Clinic's large-scale COVID-19 Remote Patient Monitoring Program, which has served more than 7,000 patients across 41 states. The study evaluated the impact of the program, including: Feasibility.Safety.Patient engagement with the technology.Rate of alerts and escalations managed by virtual care teams.Use of acute care resources.Patient clinical outcomes. Results of the study are published in NPJ Digital Medicine. "Our study investigated how our…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-16). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org One in every 266 children and adolescents will be diagnosed with cancer by age 20, according to the American Cancer Society. Sarcoma — the term for a group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft or connective tissues — is one of the more common types of childhood cancer. Fortunately, recent treatment advances have increased survival rates. Of children diagnosed with cancer, 84% now survive five years or more. One of the…

Staff (2021-09-16). British health officials say school 'Covid teams' can vaccinate 12-15yos WITHOUT parental consent, so long as child agrees. rt.com Medical staffers can legally vaccinate school kids aged 12-15 without the consent of their parents, as long as the child agrees to the procedure, the British government has told schools in new coronavirus guidelines. | Unveiled on Wednesday, the new

Emanuel Pastreich (2021-09-16). South Korea: Combating the COVID-19 Regime in Seoul One Step at a Time. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Shawgi Tell (2021-09-16). Global Economic Depression, Biden's Tyrannical Statements: More Mandated Covid-19 Vaccinations Will Not Solve Economic Failures. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-16). University of Delaware administrators refuse to inform students of COVID-19 cases on campus. wsws.org The University of Delaware gave orders to professors not to inform their students when a classmate tested positive for the deadly virus.

_____ (2021-09-16). How US Media Misrepresent The Wuhan Institute Of Virology's Laboratories. popularresistance.org Wuhan, China — While many people have already criticized the lack of evidence and scientific basis for the hypothesis that the Covid-19 pandemic originated from a laboratory, both critics and proponents of the lab-leak theory appear to have uncritically accepted false or unproven premises regarding work done at the laboratory most often implicated in these speculations, the Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV). | Some of the most prominent accusations pointed at the WIV are that it was conducting research as part of China's alleged biowarfare program, and was conducting its experiments in substandard biosafety…

WSWS (2021-09-16). US parents and educators denounce school openings as COVID infections spiral out of control. wsws.org More than 1.2 million COVID-19 cases among children have been recorded since the beginning of the school year, roughly one-fifth of the pediatric cases since the pandemic began.

WSWS (2021-09-16). Interview with Dr. Jeremy Fischer, philosophy professor at the University of Alabama at Huntsville, who resigned over COVID-19 safety and morality concerns. wsws.org Professor of philosophy resigns post at the University of Alabama at Huntsville in protest of the school's inadequate COVID-19 health and safety measures.

Workers World Party (2021-09-16). PDF of September 16 issue. workers.org Download the PDF. Mandates alone can't stop COVID ALSO: Strike stops snacks; Abortion laws: Mexico & Texas; Evictions on front burner; Mine worker uprising 1921; Labor actions: Alabama, Michigan. Editorial: 20 years of lies since 9/11 Tear Down the Walls: Attica is all of us; Rally outside Soledad Prison; Running . . . |

WSWS (2021-09-16). Texas A&M student dies of COVID-19 as new cases explode at Texas colleges. wsws.org Students at Texas A&M University protested the administration's failure to protect students Tuesday following the death of 20-year-old Kirstyn Ahuero.

Rabbi Hillel Handler (2021-09-16). Stop the Covid Holocaust! Open Letter. globalresearch.ca

Brandon Smith (2021-09-16). How States and Communities Can Fight Back Against Biden's COVID Tyranny. globalresearch.ca

Joshua Cho (2021-09-16). How US Media Misrepresent the Wuhan Institute of Virology's Laboratories and Safety Protocols. orinocotribune.com By Joshua Cho — Sep 15, 2021 | Even if we were to accept all the accusations against the WIV regarding their alleged subpar safety standards, none of it has any relevance to the COVID-19 pandemic unless it can be shown the WIV possessed SARS-CoV-2 in its lab before the outbreak, and there is no evidence of that. | While many people have already criticized the lack of evidence and scientific basis for the hypothesis that the COVID-19 pandemic originated from a laboratory, both critics and proponents of the lab-leak theory appear to have uncritically accepted false or unproven premises regarding work done at t…

Women's March San Francisco (2021-09-16). Saturday 10/2: Women's March San Francisco: Community March for Reproductive Justice & Rights. indybay.org Begins at Grove St. and Hyde St. near Civic Center Area, then march down Market Street to end at Embarcadero Plaza (NO RALLY) | **Masks Required**; WMSF COVID pandemic resources page: womensmarchsf.org/resources-cv19

Techno Fog (2021-09-16). Why the Biden COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Is Unconstitutional. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-16). FDA not yet sold on Covid-19 booster jabs, as Pfizer & Moderna share data showing their vaccines lose efficacy over time. rt.com US regulators at the FDA say it's too early to throw support behind Covid-19 booster shots, noting that more data is needed before the agency takes a position, even after President Joe Biden set a hard date for a booster campaign.

news.un (2021-09-16). 'Tipping point' for climate action: Time's running out to avoid catastrophic heating. news.un.org The temporary reduction in carbon emissions caused by global COVID-19 lockdowns did not slow the relentless advance of climate change. Greenhouse gas concentrations are at record levels, and the planet is on path towards dangerous overheating, a multi-agency climate report published on Thursday warns.

Ian I Mitroff (2021-09-16). Dis versus mis-information: Unexpected insights from Covid-19. nationofchange.org Challenging false arguments/claims has never been more important, and yet more arduous.

Staff (2021-09-16). Headlines for September 16, 2021. democracynow.org 1 in 500 U.S. Residents Have Died of COVID-19; FDA Scientists Skeptical of Vaccine Boosters, Pope Calls Out Anti-Vaccine Sentiment in Catholic Church, USA Gymnasts to Senate: FBI Failed to Investigate Reports of Larry Nassar's Sexual Abuse, Survivor Recounts Walking in on R. Kelly Sexually Assaulting Aaliyah When She Was Just 13 or 14, Chinese Court Rejects Landmark #MeToo Case, But Survivor Vows to Appeal, ICC to Open Full Probe into Rodrigo Duterte's Deadly War on Drugs in Philippines , Brazil's Top Court Delays Ruling on Case That Could Reshape Indigenous Sovereignty , U.S., U.K. and Australia Form New Coaliti…

Global Research News (2021-09-16). Selected Articles: Arizona Attorney General Suing Biden Administration over COVID Vaccine Mandate. globalresearch.ca By The first overt diplomatic achievement by the United States rela…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-16). The COVID-19 "Vaccine" and the Nuremberg Code. Crimes Against Humanity, Genocide. globalresearch.ca The health authorities, Big Pharma, the WHO, the Rockefellers and the Gates foundation are fully aware that the vaccine has resulted in countless deaths and injuries, including blood clots, infertility, brain damage, myocarditis, etc.

Staff (2021-09-16). As Wealthy Nations Debate Giving Booster Vaccine Shots, Calls Grow for Global Vaccine Equity. democracynow.org As the debate over booster vaccine shots heats up in the United States, global health leaders have issued an urgent call for global vaccine equity. The WHO reports vaccination rates on the African continent fall far below its target for 70% of the population of all countries to be vaccinated by mid-2022. "The science is not completely behind the need for booster shots yet," says Zane Dangor, special adviser to the foreign minister of South Africa, who has called on the U.S. to come up with a proposal for allowing other countries to manufacture vaccines. "This is an emergency that affects all of us because variant…

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-16). Local Detroit TV Asks for Stories of Unvaxxed Dying from COVID — Gets over 180K Responses of Vaccine Injured and Dead Instead. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-16). Fake US Covid-19 Statistics: CDC Counts Vaccinated Deaths as Unvaccinated Deaths. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-09-16). On The Verge Of A Strike, Washington Carpenters Fight Union Leaders. popularresistance.org After narrowly rejecting a contract offer, the union representing 11,600 working carpenters in Washington state is set to start a strike tomorrow. | It's the fourth offer that members have nixed. A scrappy band of rank and filers known as the Peter J. McGuire Group organized the no vote over inadequate raises—despite pressure from union leaders, who were promoting the deal. They are also seeking reimbursements for high parking costs, increased employer contributions to health care and pension funds, and stronger sexual harassment protections. | Northwest Carpenters members voted down the latest tentative ar…

Chuck Collins — Sarah Anderson (2021-09-16). House Tax Proposal Falls Short of Making Billionaires Pay Their Fair Share. counterpunch.org The House Ways and Means Committee has just unveiled their proposalto pay for President Biden's Build Back Better plans. This is an important step towards restoring a fair and balanced tax system and a making at least a down payment on much-needed investments in health care, vaccine distribution, child care, labor protections, and more. It

Josh Frank (2021-09-16). Harriet Washington, "Medical Apartheid" counterpunch.org

Ola Mousa (2021-09-16). Israel denies treatment to Palestinians with brain tumors. electronicintifada.net Gaza patients are still being blocked from medical care in the West Bank.

Kei Pritsker (2021-09-16). Hunger stalks the United States. peoplesdispatch.org The Unity and Survival Program of the Philadelphia Liberation Center provided essential food support to a struggling population as the pandemic wreaked havoc. Their success demonstrates that the problem of hunger haunting the United States can be solved with the right political will…

Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis (2021-09-16). The Land of the Free, Where So Many of the Brave Are Homeless. zcomm.org Resisting Evictions Amid a Pandemic…

WSWS (2021-09-16). Interview with Dr. Malgorzata Gasperowicz: "We have to aim for global eradication!" wsws.org "Scientists should talk to everybody. They should disseminate the knowledge and become strong advocates for the elimination and eradication of the virus."—Dr. Gasperowicz…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-16). Climate change goals are in reach if pledges are fulfilled, says new report. imperial.ac.uk Targets set by 131 countries to reach net-zero carbon emissions could limit global heating to temperatures close to Paris Agreement goals.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-16). Major UN report concludes world is off-track to fight climate change. imperial.ac.uk The United in Science 2021 report shows climate change drivers and impacts are accelerating and not enough is being done to meet emissions targets.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-16). Discover the world of atoms through dance with The Place and Imperial. imperial.ac.uk Physicists from Imperial have collaborated with The Place to create a series of educational dance videos about atoms and molecules…

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2021-09-15: News Headlines

Staff (2021-09-15). Headlines for September 15, 2021. democracynow.org Gov. Gavin Newsom Claims Victory in Right-Wing Recall Effort, Biden Calls for Vaccinating 70% of World in One Year as WHO Slams Ongoing Vaccine Inequity, Gov't Pandemic Assistance Led to Drop in U.S. Poverty Rates in 2020, Biden Warns Extreme Weather Is Killing More Americans, Costing Billions Each Year, Haitian Prime Minister Fires Prosecutor After He Seeks to Charge Henry in Killing of Jovenel MoàØse, South and North Korea Both Fire Ballistic Missiles as Tensions Mount on Peninsula, DOJ Charges 3 Ex-Military and Intelligence Officers over UAE Hacking Activities, DOJ Seeks to Block Texas's Near-Total Abor…

Staff (2021-09-15). California Votes No: Governor Gavin Newsom Survives Republican-Led Recall Effort. democracynow.org Californians overwhelmingly rejected a Republican-led recall effort against Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday that cost close to $300 million in taxpayer funds. The failed recall was seen as a battle against the far right and a referendum on several key issues ahead of the 2022 midterms, including the pandemic, immigrant rights, the climate crisis and the related unhoused crisis. California voters cast their ballots in the recall because "as attention started being focused nationally on this election, people started realizing what was at stake," says Sasha Abramsky, "Left Coast" correspondent for The Na…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-09-15). Climate scientist in TIME100 most influential list to join Imperial. imperial.ac.uk Q&A with Dr Friederike Otto, who has been added to the 2021 TIME100, an annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

ecns.cn (2021-09-15). Origins-tracing should not be blame game. ecns.cn Earlier this year, with China's full cooperation, an international group composed of WHO experts from the United States, Britain, Germany, Japan, Australia and other countries unanimously concluded "laboratory leakage in Wuhan is extremely unlikely" in the first phase of COVID-19 origins-tracing. This conclusion has been supported by more and more evidence since its release, and it has become consensus in the academic world.

WSWS (2021-09-15). Workers report deadly Covid outbreak at Arkansas Lennox plant. wsws.org Family members say at least five workers have died from the disease and workers are threatened with dismissal if they speak out.

WSWS (2021-09-15). Kentucky distillery workers launch strike after rejecting concessions contract by 96 percent. wsws.org Heaven Hill workers in Bardstown face rising health insurance payments, forced overtime and weekend work.

_____ (2021-09-15). Striking Cookie Workers Refuse To Crumble. popularresistance.org Chicago – "We're just tired!" April Flowers-Lewis told a rally in support of striking Mondelez workers*.* It's not hard to see why the folks who make the nation's cookies and crackers are exhausted and fed up. | All through the pandemic, Flowers-Lewis, 48, and her co-workers, members of Bakery and Confectionary Workers Local 1, have been on their feet up to seven days a week, 16 hours a day baking and packing Wheat Thins, Chips Ahoy, Nutter Butter, Velveeta, and Animal Crackers here at what was the historic Nabisco plant on this city's southwest side. | Snack consumption during the pandemic skyrocketed; the plant…

Staff (2021-09-15). 20 Years Later, Undocumented Immigrants Who Aided 9/11 Recovery & Cleanup Efforts Demand Recognition. democracynow.org Following the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, advocates are calling for lawmakers to establish a pathway for legal residency for as many as 2,000 immigrant responders and cleanup workers at ground zero. An estimated 6,000 undocumented immigrants took part in the recovery efforts after 9/11, but many didn't seek medical help or went uncounted for their symptoms because they feared deportation. Undocumented workers exposed themselves to toxins and "sacrificed their lives" to assist with the cleanup, and, 20 years later, still lack recognition and medical aid, says Rosa Maria Bramble Caballero, a licensed clin…

Betsey Piette (2021-09-15). Mandates alone can't stop COVID. workers.org With pandemic rates surging, President Joe Biden on Sept. 9 announced plans to mandate vaccinations for tens of millions of U.S. workers against COVID-19, including in the private sector, health care and federally funded programs. He also announced plans to encourage K-12 schools to mandate masks for all, require vaccines . . . |

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Consumer Health: 5 types of gynecologic cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the five types of gynecologic cancer. Gynecologic cancer is any cancer that starts in a woman's reproductive organs. More than 116,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer this year, according to the Foundation for Women's Cancer. The five main types of gynecologic cancer are: Cervical cancerEarly stage cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms….

Women's March San Francisco (2021-09-15). Saturday 10/2: Women's March San Francisco: Community March for Reproductive Justice & Rights. indybay.org Begins at Grove St. and Hyde St. near Civic Center Area, then march down Market Street to end at Embarcadero Plaza (NO RALLY) | **Masks Required**; WMSF COVID pandemic resources page: womensmarchsf.org/resources-cv19

Staff (2021-09-15). Palestinian Escapee Zakaria al-Zubaidi Suffers Brain Death from Extreme Torture by Israeli Police. orinocotribune.com On Monday, September 13, Zakaria al-Zubaidi, one of the six Palestinian detainees who had escaped an Israeli maximum security prison last week, suffered brain death in hospital, reported Palestinian media. He had been transferred to the intensive care unit of a hospital on Monday after being severely tortured by occupation authorities. | The news comes just two days after his capture, at which time he was reportedly beaten by Israeli security forces. On Sunday, September 12, Zubaidi's brother Jibril al-Zubaidi took to social media to report that since the re-arrest, Zakaria had been "subjected to the most extreme…

scorinoco (2021-09-15). Cuba Initiates WHO Prequalification of Its COVID-19 Vaccines. orinocotribune.com False information reported on CNN, regarding Cuban vaccines and the World Health Organization, was debunked by Dr. Eduardo Martínez Díaz, and WHO representative Dr. José Moya. | Cuba is the first country in Latin America and the Caribbean to develop its own vaccines to combat COVID-19, with five vaccine candidates; three already approved for emergency use by the national regulatory authority. Cuba has now begun the process of prequalification of its immunogens before the World Health Organization (WHO). | The information was announced in a meeting held on September 2 between the president of BioCubaFarma, Dr. Edu…

teleSUR, SH (2021-09-15). Cuba buscará ante la OMS aval para sus vacunas anticovid-19. telesurtv.net Las vacunas Abdala, Soberana 02 y Soberana Plus fueron las primeras en recibir la autorización por parte de las autoridades cubanas para su uso de emergencia.

Anonymous103 (2021-09-15). US Keeps Accusing Other Countries Of Being Behind Enigmatic Microwave Attacks. southfront.org Illustrative ImageIn a recent report, researchers concluded that generic symptoms are being manipulated to create a narrative about the existence of a new disease. | Written by Lucas Leiroz, research fellow in international law at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. | Washington continues to insist on the existence of a "syndrome" that affects its diplomats in Cuba and China. In addition to the complete lack of scientific evidence in the alleged cases of reported health problems, there is a strong conspiratorial content in the accusations against the Cuban and Chinese governments — which, according to…

WSWS (2021-09-15). NYU student speaks out on the dangers of in-person classes amidst COVID-19 resurgence. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party and the International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE) are waging an international campaign to provide the scientific information and organizational means to the working class to put an end to the pandemic, using a full eradication strategy.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). A regenerative refresh to cosmetic procedures. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic has launched a regenerative cosmetic service for patients aimed at resetting the body's clock to a time of more youthful function and appearance. The Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona pairs general and facial plastic surgery with dermatologists, gynecologists, vascular surgery, urologists and aestheticists to deliver services grounded in scientific evidence and the latest regenerative technologies. "The emotional and psychosocial benefits of cosmetic surgery are well-researched and clearly documented. It can…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Science Saturday: Uterine microbe found to have disease-causing behavior in endometrial cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A tiny microbe thriving in the uterine microbiome — a population of bacteria, viruses, yeasts/fungi in and around the uterus— could be a contributing driver of endometrial cancer, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. "We have found that a microbe that is particularly associated with endometrial cancer is capable of pathogenic behavior, and is stimulated by one of the main risk factors for the disease — estrogen exposure," explains Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., a researcher within the Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breathing easier with COPD. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the third leading cause of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization. COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. The main cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking. In the developing world, COPD often occurs in people exposed to fumes from burning fuel for cooking or heating in poorly ventilated homes. People with COPD are at increased risk…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Consumer Health: Childhood cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about three of the most common types of cancers in children: acute lymphocytic leukemia, neuroblastoma and pediatric brain tumors. Acute lymphocytic leukemia Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It's the most common type of cancer in children, and treatments result in a good chance for a cure. Acute lymphocytic leukemia also can occur in adults, though…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Consumer Health: Sickle cell disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sickle cell disease, which is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders, affects approximately 100,000 people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about two of the most common types of sickle cell disease: sickle cell anemia and thalassemia. Sickle cell anemia Sickle cell anemia is caused by a mutation in the gene that…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Virtual ceremony will celebrate more than 120 graduates of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Two keynote speakers, including Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will highlight the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11. Dr. Anthony Fauci The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences traditionally has had its commencement in tandem with Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This year's ceremony will be different, and not just because of the continued impact of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Onco-regeneration — Restoring function after a soft tissue cancer diagnosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Soft tissue sarcoma is a rare form of cancer that has typically been treated using limb salvage surgery combined with radiation therapy. While limb salvage surgery helps patients avoid amputation, patients are often left with substantial functional limitations. Now advancements in microsurgery are making it possible to harness the body's ability to regenerate muscle strength after surgery to remove soft tissue sarcoma. Mayo Clinic orthopedic oncologists are teaming up with plastic surgeons in a procedure…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org One in every 266 children and adolescents will be diagnosed with cancer by age 20, according to the American Cancer Society. Sarcoma — the term for a group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft or connective tissues — is one of the more common types of childhood cancer. Fortunately, recent treatment advances have increased survival rates. Of children diagnosed with cancer, 84% now survive five years or more. One of the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). 9-2-2021 COVID-19 Media Only News Briefing: Ask the Mayo expert. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org On Thursday, Sept. 2, Dr. Abinash Virk, a Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases expert, fielded questions about COVID-19 from news reporters and producers. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of the Zoom briefing found at the end of this post. Journalists who would like to access the media briefing video can register with the News Network here. Please super: Abinash Virk, M.D. / Infectious Diseases / Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Medical inspiration from an old book. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A Mayo Clinic doctor has pioneered a new procedure to treat a medical problem that causes positional headaches, among other symptoms. And he took a "novel" approach to find the solution. Reporter Jason Howland has the story. Watch: Medical inspiration from an old book youtu.be/PQ-fc-IPbjE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (2: 15) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Sometimes, extraordinary ideas are inspired by the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: What's frozen shoulder? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity including sleep difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/OU6-i4dKPKs Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Consumer Health: What do you know about leukemia and lymphoma? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about some of the most common types of these two diseases. Leukemia is cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Leukemia usually involves the white blood cells, which are potent infection fighters. They normally grow and divide in an orderly way as your body needs them. But in people with leukemia, the bone marrow…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: What you can eat to help avoid getting kidney stones. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's estimated that 1 in 10 people will get a kidney stone in his or her lifetime. Kidney stones are not only painful, but also they can lead to serious complications that may require hospitalization and even surgery. The good news is kidney stones are preventable, and prevention can be as simple as eating the right foods. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Ivan Porter II, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, explains how to take a dietary…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Mayo Clinic study highlights development of remote patient monitoring program during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï A study by Mayo Clinic investigators highlights the development and implementation of Mayo Clinic's large-scale COVID-19 Remote Patient Monitoring Program, which has served more than 7,000 patients across 41 states. The study evaluated the impact of the program, including: Feasibility.Safety.Patient engagement with the technology.Rate of alerts and escalations managed by virtual care teams.Use of acute care resources.Patient clinical outcomes. Results of the study are published in NPJ Digital Medicine. "Our study investigated how our…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-15). Mayo Clinic Minute: Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've ever experienced a red, itchy rash appear on your skin after using a certain lotion or even from wearing jewelry, you may be experiencing contact dermatitis. It's caused by a substance you're exposed to that irritates your skin. However, it also can be triggered by an allergic reaction.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Matthew Hall, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how patch testing is crucial to assess for allergic contact dermatitis. Watch: The…

Richard C. Gross (2021-09-15). A Confederacy of the Malicious. counterpunch.org "Men that make envy and crooked malice nourishment, dare bite the best." — William Shakespeare People are getting sick and dying because Republicans are focused on attacking President Joe Biden for violating individual freedom for mandating injecting vaccines to combat the coronavirus, a systematic undermining of a policy implemented to save lives. These extremist Trumpist

WSWS (2021-09-15). Alabama teacher calls for teachers to organize independently of unions to demand eradication of COVID-19. wsws.org A veteran Alabama teacher reflects on her experiences of the last year and discusses the policy of COVID eradication versus mitigation, the role of the Biden administration, and teachers unions.

WSWS (2021-09-15). The Met Gala: America's elite celebrates death and destitution. wsws.org New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the $30,000-per-seat event would send a "message" that COVID-19 restrictions are over.

Mickey Z. (2021-09-15). Welcome to the Covid Twilight Zone: Mickey Z. interviews Mickey Z. dissidentvoice.org When sex offenders can move more freely around New York City than someone who has chosen natural immunity, it's time to get some things off my chest. And who better to talk with than the person I trust the most? To follow… is a self-interview. ***** Mickey Z.: How's it going with the mandate? Mickey …

Dr. Naimul Karim (2021-09-15). A Letter to My Classmates on Covid-19: "Our Entire Social Fabric is Torn Apart" globalresearch.ca

Brian Shilhavy (2021-09-15). 24,526 Deaths 2,317,495 Injuries Following COVID Shots Reported in European Union's Database of Adverse Drug Reactions. globalresearch.ca

Mary Chastain (2021-09-15). "Infringement Upon Individual Liberties": Arizona Attorney General Suing Biden Administration over COVID Vaccine Mandate. globalresearch.ca

Ricardo Delgado (2021-09-15). Video: Graphene Oxide: A Toxic Substance in the Vial of the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine? globalresearch.ca The results of their analysis by electron microscopy and spectroscopy are far-reaching. Graphene oxide is a toxin which triggers thrombi and blood coagulation. It also has an impact on the immune system. Graphene oxide accumulated in the lungs can have devastating impacts.

Jill Richardson (2021-09-15). Spreading Vaccine Misinformation Is Dangerous and Wrong. otherwords.org In the late 19th century, COVID-19 policy is not a People can disagree about vaccine mandates, for example. However, when it comes to t…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-09-15). The Covid-19 "Vaccine" and the Nuremberg Code. Crimes against Humanity, Genocide. globalresearch.ca

Nathan King (2021-09-15). The Heat: U.S. president faces pushback over COVID-19 vaccine mandates. america.cgtn.com U.S. President Joe Biden faces pushback as he gets tough with the unvaccinated. Plus — the pandemic rages on amid calls for more global cooperation.

Johanna Kichton (2021-09-15). People's Action Statement on House Committee Scrapping Medicare Drug-Price Provision in Budget Package. peoplesaction.org Contact: Johanna Kichton, press@peoplesaction.org, 202.660.0605 WASHINGTON, D.C.—People's Action today released the following statement by Health Care for All Lead Organizer Aija Nemer-Aanerud after three Democratic House Representatives sided with Republicans in the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee to eliminate a provision in the budget resolution that would have allowed Medicare to negotiate drug prices: …

WSWS (2021-09-15). Mass protests against untenable conditions in the Polish health care system. wsws.org More than 30,000 nurses, paramedics and doctors protested in Warsaw last Saturday against the catastrophic conditions in the health care sector.

_____ (2021-09-15). 'Finding Kendrick Johnson' Reveals FBI's Complicity In Coverup Of Black Child's Murder. popularresistance.org Millions of people in the United States believe the justice system—from the cops in the street right on up to the judges in the courthouse—is fair and unbiased. Millions of people also believe systemic racial and class biases are relics of a bygone era washed away by progressivism, the election of the First Black President, and the great healer called Time. | But those millions of people need to wake up and watch Jason Pollock's documentary, "Finding Kendrick Johnson" (2021), for a healthy and horrifying dose of reality. | The film begins with Kendrick Johnson, a 17-year-old Black student, who was fou…

Children's Health Defense (2021-09-15). Vaccine Mandates 'Potentially Harmful, Damaging Act,' Physician Says. globalresearch.ca

Peter Certo (2021-09-15). In OtherWords: September 15, 2021. otherwords.org Last week, millions of families who'd been receiving enhanced federal unemployment insurance during the pandemic were cut off. About 1 in 10 Americans live in households that were affected by the move. | As Rebekah Entralgo reports this week, 25 states tried to force people back to work by ending the benefits early. It didn't work — but it did undermine a pandemic safety net that's otherwise kept over 50 million Americans out of poverty. Passing the federal infrastructure bill, she argues, would be much more effective at helping Americans get back to work. | Many anti-poverty advocates are also hoping that…

David Skripac (2021-09-15). "Our Species Is Being Genetically Modified": What Happened in 2020-21. The "Pandemic" globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-15). National Guard deployed in Massachusetts as pandemic worsens school bus driver shortage in US. wsws.org Republican Governor Charlie Baker is deploying 250 National Guard troops to drive children back and forth from school as the opening of schools has led to a spike in infections and deaths among children and school employees.

WSWS (2021-09-15). Classes at NYU are not safe! For a full transition to remote learning! Link up with students and educators across the city! wsws.org The IYSSE at NYU is hosting a public online meeting Saturday to discuss the science of the pandemic and a political strategy to fight for the safety and lives of students and educators.

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2021-09-14: News Headlines

Staff (2021-09-14). Headlines for September 14, 2021. democracynow.org Donors Pledge $1.2B in Aid to Afghanistan as U.N. Warns of Looming Humanitarian Catastrophe, Secretary of State Blinken Defends U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan, 1 Million Public School Students Return to New York City Classrooms Despite COVID-19 Surge, Departing FDA Scientists Blast Biden's Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters, Pressure Mounts on Germany to Support COVID-19 Patent Waiver as WTO Panel Meets, Public Citizen: Biden Could Share Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Recipe with the World, Hurricane Nicholas Brings Storm Surge and Heavy Rain to Gulf Coast, Biden Calls for Urgent Action on Climate Crisis After Tourin…

Charles Xu (2021-09-14). The United States' Recent Failures in War and Fighting Racism Should Serve as a Warning to Its Allies. counterpunch.org On May 26, 2021, President Joe Biden ordered U.S. intelligence agencies to produce "analysis of the origins of COVID-19" within 90 days. This move followed weeks of speculation surrounding the claim that the virus had escaped from a Chinese laboratory, usually identified as the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Having rightly rejected this claim for more

Steve Early (2021-09-14). Amid Give-Back Demands: Workers Can Still Safeguard Pensions. counterpunch.org In recent decades, a top management priority has been reducing the cost of retirement benefits. The pandemic and its economic fallout have generated a new round of employer demands for pension freezes, benefit cuts, plan conversions, and two-tier coverage. The Labor Guide to Retirement Plans (Monthly Review Press), a newly published book by Oregon union

Deniz Agraz (2021-09-14). Under COVID-19, artists need a living wage. greenleft.org.au Deniz Agraz spoke to Christian "Bong" Ramilo, a Filipino-Australian musician and community arts worker based in Darwin, about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the arts sector.

_____ (2021-09-14). The Pandemic Has Made Homelessness And Eviction Even More Deadly. popularresistance.org According to the Associated Press, a one-night tally in 2020 counted 580,000 people experiencing homelessness in the United States. Advocates say that total is almost certainly a severe undercount, with a more accurate total being upwards of 2 million people. | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has acknowledged both the difficulty of helping unhoused folks get vaccinated—most don't have access to transit options—and the reality that they're more likely to be at risk of severe illness because of compounding health issues. But how we actually help our unhoused neighbors get vaccinated varie…

NARAL Pro-Choice America (2021-09-14). Tuesday 9/14: How the Women's Health Protection Act Can Protect Access to Abortion Care. indybay.org Online action event…

Women's March Monterey Bay (2021-09-14). Saturday 10/2: Women's March Monterey Bay: Rally for Reproductive Rights. indybay.org Window on the Bay Waterfront Park, 717 Del Monte Ave, Monterey, CA 93940 | *Masks are requested due to COVID*; Please follow current COVID guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Consumer Health: 5 types of gynecologic cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about the five types of gynecologic cancer. Gynecologic cancer is any cancer that starts in a woman's reproductive organs. More than 116,000 women in the U.S. will be diagnosed with a gynecologic cancer this year, according to the Foundation for Women's Cancer. The five main types of gynecologic cancer are: Cervical cancerEarly stage cervical cancer generally produces no signs or symptoms….

_____ (2021-09-14). Activists Go On Trial For Protesting Power Grab In Honduras. popularresistance.org Currently in Honduras, medical anthropologist Adrienne Pine is closely involved with the Espinal and àÅlvarez trial. | Pine said today: "This Monday and Tuesday, former political prisoners Edwin Espinal and Raúl àÅlvarez will go on trial in Honduras on trumped-up charges related to their participation in protests during the 2017 Honduran electoral crisis. | "Protests had erupted nationwide after the blatant theft of the November 2017 presidential elections by Juan Orlando Hernández, who had previously orchestrated an illegal takeover of the country's Supreme Court in order to obtain permission to run…

TASS (2021-09-14). Syria's Assad thanks Putin for helping Syria to fight COVID, other assistance. tass.com The Syrian President also extended gratitude to the Russian Foreign Ministry for defending universally accepted principles and norms of international law…

TASS (2021-09-14). Putin hopes joint efforts will help Syrian people get on feet. tass.com "Hopefully joint efforts will help the Syrian people get on feet in all senses of the word, help revive the economy, the social field, healthcare first of all now," the Russian President said…

_____ (2021-09-14). Cuba To Receive 8.7 Million Syringes From Its Residents Abroad. popularresistance.org According to Humberto Pérez, coordinator of the Asociación Martiana de Cubanos Residentes en Panamá, organizer of the shipment, the donation is part of the campaign Rompamos el Bloqueo, in which organizations present in more than 28 Latin American, Caribbean and European countries participate. | In a few days, the first of five containers will arrive from China with the aid collected to support the anti-COVID-19 vaccination, an effort supported by trade union organizations and young graduates of Cuban educational institutions. | From the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) headquarters, Perez hi…

Gurkan UA. (2021-09-14). Poloxamer 188 vs Placebo for Painful Vaso-occlusive Episodes in Children and Adults With Sickle Cell Disease. jamanetwork.com To the Editor A recent issue of JAMA published the results of a phase 3 multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled clinical trial of poloxamer 188 in children and adults with SCD. Poloxamer 188 is a nonionic block polymer surfactant reported to improve microvascular blood flow and reduce hydrophobic cell-cell interactions, but it is believed not to affect specific receptor-ligand interactions that are critical in adhesive interactions of blood cells and the endothelium in SCD. Poloxamer 188 has been thought to therapeutically reduce whole blood viscosity and to improve blood flow in SCD.

Rochester CL, Spruit MA, Holland AE. (2021-09-14). Pulmonary Rehabilitation in 2021. jamanetwork.com This JAMA Insights Clinical Update provides an overview of pulmonary rehabilitation, including patient candidacy, the process and components, and expected outcomes.

Marrazzo J, Dionne-Odom J. (2021-09-14). Screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. jamanetwork.com The first large randomized clinical trial (RCT) to study the effect of screening asymptomatic women for Chlamydia trachomatis infection was conducted in the early 1990s in a managed care organization in the US Pacific Northwest. The investigators measured the incidence of symptomatic pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) diagnosed in clinic or hospital settings in 2607 women aged 18 to 34 years who were followed up for 1 year. To the surprise of many skeptics, the trial, despite a relatively small number of verified PID cases, demonstrated a significant reduction in PID among the women screened compared with usual ca…

, Bluett B, Togasaki DM, et al. (2021-09-14). Effect of Urate-Elevating Inosine on Early Parkinson Disease Progression. jamanetwork.com This randomized clinical trial assesses whether sustained urate-elevating treatment with the urate precursor inosine, compared with placebo, slows rate of clinical disease progression among patients with early Parkinson disease.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Consumer Health: Sickle cell disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sickle cell disease, which is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders, affects approximately 100,000 people in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about two of the most common types of sickle cell disease: sickle cell anemia and thalassemia. Sickle cell anemia Sickle cell anemia is caused by a mutation in the gene that…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breathing easier with COPD. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the third leading cause of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization. COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. The main cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking. In the developing world, COPD often occurs in people exposed to fumes from burning fuel for cooking or heating in poorly ventilated homes. People with COPD are at increased risk…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Medical inspiration from an old book. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A Mayo Clinic doctor has pioneered a new procedure to treat a medical problem that causes positional headaches, among other symptoms. And he took a "novel" approach to find the solution. Reporter Jason Howland has the story. Watch: Medical inspiration from an old book youtu.be/PQ-fc-IPbjE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (2: 15) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Sometimes, extraordinary ideas are inspired by the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer is the leading disease-related cause of death in children. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org One in every 266 children and adolescents will be diagnosed with cancer by age 20, according to the American Cancer Society. Sarcoma — the term for a group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft or connective tissues — is one of the more common types of childhood cancer. Fortunately, recent treatment advances have increased survival rates. Of children diagnosed with cancer, 84% now survive five years or more. One of the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). A regenerative refresh to cosmetic procedures. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic has launched a regenerative cosmetic service for patients aimed at resetting the body's clock to a time of more youthful function and appearance. The Multidisciplinary Cosmetic Center at Mayo Clinic in Arizona pairs general and facial plastic surgery with dermatologists, gynecologists, vascular surgery, urologists and aestheticists to deliver services grounded in scientific evidence and the latest regenerative technologies. "The emotional and psychosocial benefits of cosmetic surgery are well-researched and clearly documented. It can…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Consumer Health: Childhood cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about three of the most common types of cancers in children: acute lymphocytic leukemia, neuroblastoma and pediatric brain tumors. Acute lymphocytic leukemia Acute lymphocytic leukemia is a cancer of the blood and bone marrow. It's the most common type of cancer in children, and treatments result in a good chance for a cure. Acute lymphocytic leukemia also can occur in adults, though…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Consumer Health: What do you know about leukemia and lymphoma? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about some of the most common types of these two diseases. Leukemia is cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Leukemia usually involves the white blood cells, which are potent infection fighters. They normally grow and divide in an orderly way as your body needs them. But in people with leukemia, the bone marrow…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Onco-regeneration — Restoring function after a soft tissue cancer diagnosis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Soft tissue sarcoma is a rare form of cancer that has typically been treated using limb salvage surgery combined with radiation therapy. While limb salvage surgery helps patients avoid amputation, patients are often left with substantial functional limitations. Now advancements in microsurgery are making it possible to harness the body's ability to regenerate muscle strength after surgery to remove soft tissue sarcoma. Mayo Clinic orthopedic oncologists are teaming up with plastic surgeons in a procedure…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Mayo Clinic Minute: What's frozen shoulder? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Pain and stiffness in your shoulder can make every activity including sleep difficult. Worsening shoulder pain, especially at night, could mean you have a frozen shoulder, says Dr. Christopher Camp, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/OU6-i4dKPKs Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Science Saturday: Uterine microbe found to have disease-causing behavior in endometrial cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A tiny microbe thriving in the uterine microbiome — a population of bacteria, viruses, yeasts/fungi in and around the uterus— could be a contributing driver of endometrial cancer, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. "We have found that a microbe that is particularly associated with endometrial cancer is capable of pathogenic behavior, and is stimulated by one of the main risk factors for the disease — estrogen exposure," explains Marina Walther-Antonio, Ph.D., a researcher within the Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Mayo Clinic study highlights development of remote patient monitoring program during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï A study by Mayo Clinic investigators highlights the development and implementation of Mayo Clinic's large-scale COVID-19 Remote Patient Monitoring Program, which has served more than 7,000 patients across 41 states. The study evaluated the impact of the program, including: Feasibility.Safety.Patient engagement with the technology.Rate of alerts and escalations managed by virtual care teams.Use of acute care resources.Patient clinical outcomes. Results of the study are published in NPJ Digital Medicine. "Our study investigated how our…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Mayo Clinic Minute: Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've ever experienced a red, itchy rash appear on your skin after using a certain lotion or even from wearing jewelry, you may be experiencing contact dermatitis. It's caused by a substance you're exposed to that irritates your skin. However, it also can be triggered by an allergic reaction.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Matthew Hall, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how patch testing is crucial to assess for allergic contact dermatitis. Watch: The…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Mayo Clinic Minute: What you can eat to help avoid getting kidney stones. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's estimated that 1 in 10 people will get a kidney stone in his or her lifetime. Kidney stones are not only painful, but also they can lead to serious complications that may require hospitalization and even surgery. The good news is kidney stones are preventable, and prevention can be as simple as eating the right foods. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Ivan Porter II, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist, explains how to take a dietary…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). 9-2-2021 COVID-19 Media Only News Briefing: Ask the Mayo expert. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org On Thursday, Sept. 2, Dr. Abinash Virk, a Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases expert, fielded questions about COVID-19 from news reporters and producers. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of the Zoom briefing found at the end of this post. Journalists who would like to access the media briefing video can register with the News Network here. Please super: Abinash Virk, M.D. / Infectious Diseases / Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-14). Virtual ceremony will celebrate more than 120 graduates of Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Two keynote speakers, including Anthony Fauci, M.D., director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, will highlight the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 11. Dr. Anthony Fauci The Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences traditionally has had its commencement in tandem with Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine. This year's ceremony will be different, and not just because of the continued impact of…

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-09-14). COVID-19 claims over 115,000 lives across Iran. en.mehrnews.com The coronavirus has infected 22,329 people and claimed 408 lives in Iran in the past 24 hours, according to the Iranian Health Ministry.

_____ (2021-09-14). School Bus Drivers Protest Inadequate COVID-19 Protection And Low Pay. popularresistance.org On September 3, 54 school bus drivers in the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System SCCSS) in Georgia began a rolling sickout and staged a protest at the school district offices over pay structure and lack of adequate protections from COVID-19. The sickouts forced the school board to scramble for drivers to transport students. | The school relies on about 218 drivers to ferry more than 18,700 students to and from school; the 54 drivers who are protesting represent about 22 percent of the district's drivers. A school district spokesperson reported that the district had been forced to call upon private coache…

Elizabeth Woodworth (2021-09-14). Video: COVID-19/11 — Elizabeth Woodworth. globalresearch.ca

Staff (2021-09-14). Bachelet Calls for Lifting of 'Sectoral Sanctions' Against Venezuela — Venezuela Questions her Complaints (Communiqué). orinocotribune.com During the opening of the 48th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council This Monday, September 13, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, presented a summary of the latest report on Venezuela. In her presentation, she asked all countries that have imposed "sectoral sanctions" against Venezuela to lift them, arguing that these measures have aggravated the humanitarian and economic situation of the population. | "The pre-existing humanitarian and economic situation was aggravated both by the COVID-19 pandemic and by sectoral sanctions, further limiting access to basic services," read Ba…

Free West Media (2021-09-14). EMA: Almost a Third of COVID Vaccination Side Effects Are Severe. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Anton de Ruiter (2021-09-14). "Covid-19 Mandates and Restrictions": A Letter to Public Health Officers. globalresearch.ca

Kuehn BM. (2021-09-14). Severe Tuberculosis Surged After Shelter-in-Place Lifted. jamanetwork.com Tuberculosis (TB) diagnoses in San Francisco dropped by more than half during the initial months of the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order, which may have delayed care and contributed to increased hospitalizations and deaths compared with prepandemic rates, according to a report in Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-14). US Congress Exempts Itself from Experimental Gene Therapy "Vaccine" libya360.wordpress.com Niko House: The Biden administration has enforced its COVID vaccine mandate on companies as it blames the unvaccinated for rising cases of infected. Yet at the same time, the US Congress and judicial branch have been exempt from the rule.

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-14). Murderous Medical Tyranny Rules America. "How to Inflate Covid Deaths so as to Scare People" globalresearch.ca

William Hawes (2021-09-14). Medical Authoritarianism and the Burgeoning Biosecurity State: Boycott Vaccine Mandates and COVID Passports. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2021-09-14). Selected Articles: 220,000 Military Service Members Say 'No' to Biden's Forced COVID Injections. globalresearch.ca By The Biden adm…

Doctors for COVID Ethics (2021-09-14). Notices of Liability for Vaccine Harm and Death Sent to the EMA and All Members of the European Parliament. globalresearch.ca

Urner M, Calfee CS, Fan E. (2021-09-14). Titrating Oxygen Therapy in Critically Ill Patients. jamanetwork.com The development of oxygen therapy is one of the major advances of modern medicine. Oxygen therapy laid the groundwork for intensive care medicine as a specialty and has saved millions of lives. During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of patients survived due to provision of supplemental oxygen, with or without mechanical ventilation. In some regions of the world, where oxygen supply is limited, however, there were many preventable deaths from acute hypoxemic respiratory failure.

Kuehn BM. (2021-09-14). Adolescent Myocarditis After COVID-19 Vaccination Rare. jamanetwork.com Postmarketing safety monitoring data suggest that nonserious local and systemic reactions are common among adolescents who receive a SARS-CoV-2 mRNA vaccine, while reports of severe adverse events like myocarditis are rare.

Marco I. Dávila C. (2021-09-14). Migrantes: Del 11 de septiembre al COVID-19. globalizacion.ca En lo que fue la tragedia del 11 de septiembre de 2001 (11-S) los trabajadores inmigrantes estuvieron ahí presentes. 20 años después, en medio de la pandemia del Covid-19, también han estado ahí, haciendo lo que mejor saben hacer que…

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-14). 'The fight for healthcare affects us all': Nijmie Dzurinko. peoplesdispatch.org Nijmie Dzurinko of the Nonviolent Medicaid Army discusses the primary barriers to accessing healthcare in the US and why the issue is fundamental to uniting the working class in the country…

Langland JT. (2021-09-14). A Review of the Diagnosis and Management of Headache. jamanetwork.com To the Editor In an otherwise comprehensive review of preventive therapeutics for migraine headaches, Dr Robbins neglected to include low-dose aspirin as an effective option. The Physicians' Health Study, a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of 22‚ÄØ071 physicians, found a statistically significant 20% reduction in migraine recurrence with use of 325 mg of aspirin every other day. The British Doctors Trial, which randomized 5139 male participants to aspirin, 500 mg/d, or control, also showed a significant 28.8% reduction in migraine recurrence. A systematic review of migraine pro…

George Wuerthner (2021-09-14). Inside a Timber Sale Scam. counterpunch.org I recently visited the North Bridger Timber sale (euphemistically called the North Bridger Forest Health Project) on the Custer Gallatin NF outside of Bozeman, Montana. Like so many timber sales today, the proposal was justified based on "improving" forest "health" and reducing the chance of "wildfire." Amazingly the Forest Service claims that if they don't

Paul Joseph Watson (2021-09-14). Hot Mic Catches Israeli Health Minister Admitting "No Medical Justification", Vaccine Passports Are About Coercion. globalresearch.ca

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