Daily Archives: May 10, 2021

2021-05-10: News Headlines

Staff (2021-05-10). Headlines for May 10, 2021. democracynow.org Israeli Forces Attack, Injure Palestinians at Al-Aqsa Amid Protests Against Sheikh Jarrah Expulsions, At Least 85 People, Mostly Schoolgirls, Killed in Kabul Bomb Blasts, As COVID Devastates India, New Surges Prompt Restrictions Across Asia; Brazil Tops 15 Million Cases, WHO Approves Chinese Sinopharm Vaccine, Adding to COVAX Arsenal, Protests Erupt After Iraqi Activist Ehab al-Wazni Killed in Karbala, Colorado Springs Shooting Claims 7 Lives During Weekend Marked by Rash of Mass Shootings, DOJ Proposes Rule to Reign in "Ghost Guns" and Other Unregulated Firearms, DOJ Brings Federal Charges Against Derek Chauvin,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-10). Children also face long-term effects of COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Long-term effects of COVID-19 infection are affecting the health of some children and teens, as well as adults. While most children with COVID-19 infection have mild symptoms or have no symptoms at all, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says anyone who has had COVID-19 ? even if the illness was mild or if …

Eurasia Review (2021-05-10). Healthy Young Adults Who Had COVID-19 Might Have Long-Term Impact On Their Blood Vessels And Heart Health. eurasiareview.com New research published in Experimental Physiology highlight the possible long term health impacts of COVID-19 on young, relatively healthy adults who were not hospitalized and who only had minor symptoms due to the virus. | Increased stiffness of arteries in particular was found in young adults, which may impact heart health, and can also be important for other populations who may have had severe cases of the virus. This means that young, healthy adults with mild COVID-19 symptoms may increase their risk of cardiovascular complications which may continue for some time after COVID-19 infection. | While SARS-CoV…

Valerie Eaton (2021-05-10). Family demands arrest of 8 police for torture, killing of Marvin Scott III. liberationnews.org The struggle to charge cops in Marvin Scott III's death — or even find out the basic details of his last hours — has been an uphill battle.

Staff (2021-05-10). Chomsky: Big Pharma Cares More About Profiting From COVID Than Human Survival. truthout.org The election of Joe Biden has not demolished the Republican Party, or that party's ongoing attempts to block policies that might give humanity a chance at survival. Moreover, the advent of the Biden administration has not negated some of the most persistent threats we face. In this interview, renowned intellectual Noam Chomsky discusses the importance of critical thinking, the deep existential threat of the climate crisis, the possibility of nuclear annihilation, and the tragic continuity of…

news.un (2021-05-10). COVID's grip keeps world in 'perilous situation'. news.un.org Amidst an "unacceptably high plateau" in COVID-19 cases and deaths globally, the UN health agency chief on Monday shone a light on last week's death toll that totalled‚ÄØalmost 90 thousand people and 5.4 million reported cases.

José Manuel Blanco Diaz (2021-05-10). Venezuela's COVID-19 Brief for Sunday: 1,321 Cases, 11 Deaths and 91% Recovery Rate. orinocotribune.com Venezuela reached the 420th day of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic this Sunday, May 9. The country registered 1,321 new cases in the last 24 hours; of them 1,318 were cases of community-transmission and 3 were imported. Eleven deaths were also registered, as reported the executive vice president of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, through her Twitter account. | With this, the country accumulated a total of 207,870 infections and 2,291 deaths from the disease in 420 days. Among them, 14,811 cases reportedly remain active, with 8,779 patients receiving care in hospitals, 5,401 in comprehensive diagnosis cente…

Dr. Peter McCullough (2021-05-10). Treatment of Covid-19: Dr. Peter McCullough's Important Statement to the Texas Senate. globalresearch.ca Dr. Peter McCullough is Professor of Medicine and Vice Chief of Internal Medicine at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas. | He is a Principal Faculty in internal medicine for the Texas A & M University Health Sciences Center. | Scientific …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-10). HEPA filter reduces airborne respiratory particles generated during exercise that can transmit viruses. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A pair of Mayo Clinic studies shed light on something that is typically difficult to see with the eye: respiratory aerosols. Such aerosol particles of varying sizes are a common component of breath, and they are a typical mode of transmission for respiratory viruses like COVID-19 to spread to other people and …

Sundance (2021-05-10). Big Pharma Creates COVID Vaccination Wristbands to Help Speed Up Checkpoint Passage. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. Comrades, let it …

Dr. Meryl Nass (2021-05-10). Covid-19: Fifteen Important Concepts. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. These are the …

Canadian Physicians (2021-05-10). College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) Forbids Physicians from Questioning Official Covid-19 Measures. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. We are a …

Colin Todhunter (2021-05-10). Covid Lockdown in India: Anthony Fauci 'Has No Clue and No Authority to Lecture on What Is Good for India'. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. In light of …

Brian Shilhavy (2021-05-10). CDC Reports 2 More Infant Deaths Following Experimental COVID Injections During Clinical Trials. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. The CDC released …

Brian Shilhavy (2021-05-10). Healthy Utah High School Athlete Develops Blood Clots in His Brain Following COVID Injection. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. The local corporate …

sputniknews (2021-05-10). 'Totally Off the Rails': Gwyneth Paltrow Reveals She Drank Whiskey Every Day During COVID Lockdown. sputniknews.com Hollywood actress Gwyneth Paltrow is also the owner of a lifestyle company and author of several cookbooks giving advice on healthy ways of eating and living. However, the coronavirus pandemic can apparently impact anyone.

sputniknews (2021-05-10). Delhi Gov't Orders Probe After COVID Patients Go Missing From Hospitals. sputniknews.com According the Health Ministry, India on Sunday witnessed a massive surge of 366,161 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 22.6 million, while 3,754 people died due to the virus in the last 24 hours.

Eds. (2021-05-10). Doctors in Nepal warn people could die on streets amid Covid crisis. mronline.org Nepal reported 9,070 new confirmed cases on Thursday, compared to 298 a month ago. | May 10, 2021 | Newswire…

WSWS (2021-05-10). COVID-19 intensifies the class struggle in Australia. wsws.org In Australia, as in many other countries, workers are fighting back against the acceleration of the assault on their conditions during the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-05-10). Colorado teachers denied reemployment by panel of private consultants and administrators. wsws.org The attack on educators at Mitchell High School is just one manifestation of the widespread assault on public education being carried out under the cover of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WSWS (2021-05-10). Colorado teachers denied reemployment by panel of private consultants, administrators, and union representatives. wsws.org The attack on educators at Mitchell High School is just one manifestation of the widespread assault on public education being carried out under the cover of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WSWS (2021-05-10). Experts estimate COVID-19 death toll in India at over one million. wsws.org India, which has experienced 10 million new cases in the last four months, now accounts for 20 percent of all active cases and 7 percent of all deaths globally.

Ariel Dorfman (2021-05-10). Theater in the Time of Pandemic. counterpunch.org At a time when we have been deprived of live theater for over a year, I can think of no one as inspiring, no one who proves more vividly why theater matters as it faces an uncertain future than Oscar Castro, a Chilean actor, director, and playwright who died of Covid in Paris on April

sputniknews (2021-05-10). Netizens Question Meghan Markle's Statement That COVID-19 Has 'Disproportionately Affected Women'. sputniknews.com This was the first televised appearance by the Duchess of Sussex since she appeared alongside her husband in the controversial tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, during which the couple shed light on life inside Buckingham Palace.

sputniknews (2021-05-10). About 21.5Mln People in Russia Vaccinated Against COVID-19, President Putin Says. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – More than 21 million people in Russia have been vaccinated against COVID-19, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday.

sputniknews (2021-05-10). Doctor Warns India May Witness 1 Million New Cases Each Day. sputniknews.com India is currently struggling to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, which has crippled its healthcare system, with thousands waiting for hospital beds, oxygen, and ventilators on a daily basis. The devastation may escalate in the coming days, as the virus is spreading in rural parts of the country.

sputniknews (2021-05-10). Traditional Recipe: Indian Village Treats COVID-19 Patients With Cow Urine and Dung. sputniknews.com India is currently battling its second wave of COVID-19, but this time, the infection has also reached rural part of the country, challenging the healthcare system. Witnessing the surge, many state governments have permitted villages to set up isolation centres and treat villagers with mild symptoms of the disease.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-10). When will COVID-19 vaccines be available for children? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Anyone 16 and older is now approved to be vaccinated for COVID-19, but researchers hope to open up vaccinations for those under 16 soon. Clinical trials for the Pfizer vaccine with children ages 12-15 have shown promising results. "In the last month or so we have seen Pfizer release some really exciting data in the …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-10). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Mammograms and COVID-19 vaccine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A friend of mine shared that she went for her annual mammogram last week. At the appointment, she was asked whether she had been vaccinated for COVID-19 and had experienced any changes in her breasts. I recently received my first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Although I feel fine, I'm wondering if there …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-10). Mayo Clinic adds state-by-state vaccination rates, national trends to COVID-19 Resource Center. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ? Mayo Clinic data scientists have added a vaccination tracker to Mayo's COVID-19 Resource Center, with state-by-state data and trends, so users can follow the COVID-19 vaccine rollout in all 50 states, compare progress on one- and two-shot vaccinations, and receive Mayo Clinic guidance on what the trends mean for summer travel and …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-05-10). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Ramping up COVID-19 vaccination rate in race against virus. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 cases are falling in the U.S. because 245 million doses of one of the available COVID-19 vaccines have been administered, according to Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "But at the same time, there are still people who need more information about the safety and the value …

Staff (2021-05-10). Bolivia's Arce: Rich Countries Hoard Vaccines & Turn them Into Commodities. orinocotribune.com Bolivian President Luis Arce affirms that the "savage capitalism" that rules in rich countries has turned COVID-19 vaccines into merchandise. | "The rich countries have hoarded vaccines, the vaccine has become a new commodity in the world because of savage capitalism," the Bolivian head of state denounced on Saturday, through a message posted on Twitter . | Arce's tweet included the statements he offered during an exclusive interview with various state media on the occasion of the first six months of his tenure. The president also expressed concern about the lack of a "structural" solution to the coronavirus pand…

Dr. Jennifer Margulis (2021-05-10). Halt COVID Vaccine, Prominent Scientist Tells CDC. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. In a public …

Uwe Alschner (2021-05-10). Video: Kenyan Physicians Question Gene Therapy Vaccine, Say Powers of the World Are Suppressing Effective Early COVID Treatment. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. In an interview …

Noah Higgins-Dunn (2021-05-10). Pfizer, AstraZeneca COVID Vaccines Probed in Europe after Reports of Heart Inflammation, Rare Nerve Disorder. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. Europe's drug regulator …

_____ (2021-05-10). Media Ignores The Anti-Vax Movement's White Supremacist Roots. popularresistance.org Earlier this year, CBC Marketplace journalists attended a "$623 Mastering Vaccine Info Boot Camp." | The session's host was Sherri Tenpenny, a woman who has built an empire based on convincing others that vaccines are harmful. The participants were introduced to some techniques that have helped push COVID-19 disinformation so effectively. | In their article about the experience published on March 26, Marketplace calls Tenpenny the "self-proclaimed grandmother of the anti-vaccination movement." She is portrayed as a grifter. The series does some back-of-the-serviette math on how much she likely makes for each sess…

Dr. Mike Williams (2021-05-10). Clotting and COVID Vaccine "Science" globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @crg_globalresearch. Even a cursory …

sputniknews (2021-05-10). Israel Relaxes Restrictions While Medics Worry New COVID Strains May Be Resillient to Vaccines. sputniknews.com In a country where the majority of its citizens are fully vaccinated, new strains of the virus are not that scary but an expert warns that Israelis should still be observing restrictive measures to avoid a repetition of past mistakes.

sputniknews (2021-05-10). India Should Prepare for Possible 'Third' COVID Wave by Issuing Under-15s With Vaccine, Prof. Says. sputniknews.com Veteran Indian virologist Professor Ramaswamy Pitchappan tells Sputnik that even as there is no conclusive data to predict that a third COVID surge in India would infect children, he concedes that the immune system of kids below 15 years of age is not as "experienced" as that of adults.

The Canary (2021-05-10). Covid vaccine maker BioNTech reports eye-watering profit in first quarter. thecanary.co German pharmaceutical company BioNTech has reported a net profit of 1.13 billion euros ( £972 million) in the first quarter of this year on the back of strong revenues from its coronavirus vaccine. | The company's estimated revenues surged to more than two billion euros for the period from January to March, compared with just 28 million euros in the same period last year. | BioNTech developed the first widely used vaccine against Covid-19 together with US partner Pfizer, which holds the market and distribution rights in much of the world. | The Mainz-based company said its revenues included more than 1.75 b…

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2021-05-10). WHO Declares Covid Mutation Found in India a 'Variant of Concern' for Global Health. commondreams.org "I think what we're seeing is more transmissible," said WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan. | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/world_health_organization_variant.jpg

Jake Johnson, staff writer (2021-05-10). 400+ Covid Survivors, Academics, and Advocacy Groups Push Boris Johnson to Back Vaccine Patent Waiver. commondreams.org "It is utterly shameful that the U.K. remains complicit in this crisis. The prime minister must now read the writing on the wall." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/gettyimages-1232808686_0.jpg

Gary Taxali (2021-05-10). Covid: Un-United States of Guns. thenation.com Covid: Un-United States of Guns…

Pip Hinman (2021-05-10). Refugees, COVID-19 and the new 'normal'. greenleft.org.au For the world's most persecuted people, the prospect of a return to 'normal' after the pandemic does not look very bright, writes Joanna Psaros.

DMG (2021-05-10). Myanmar: Construction Of Mrauk-U Replica In Thandwe Twsp Over 50% Complete. eurasiareview.com Construction of numerous replicas of ancient Mrauk-U structures on Mya Yadanar Hill in Thandwe Township, Arakan State, is more than 50% complete, according to a local pagoda board of trustees. | Construction of the pagodas began in December 2017, and 117 replicas have been completed to date. | Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and political instability, construction of Mrauk-U's Lay Myethna Pagoda replica was delayed, said U Nyi Phru, a member of the pagoda construction committee. | He added that construction of the Mrauk-U replicas in Thandwe Township was aimed at ensuring that ethnic Burmese, including tourists v…

IESE Insight (2021-05-10). Working Remotely Two To Three Days A Week, The Best Option. eurasiareview.com Contrary to popular belief, only 12% of employees want to work remotely every day. This data point helps bust one of the great working myths which had only gained traction during the COVID-19 pandemic. | It's one of many data points collected for "A Sustainable Work Model: Towards Remote and in-the-Office Work," produced by IESE Business School and the consultancy Savills Aguirre Newman. Led by professor Mireia Las Heras and coauthored by researcher María Barraza (both of IESE), the report draws on the work of collaborators Charo Sáez and Leyre Octavio de Toledo (both of Savills Aguirre Newman) as well as Júli…

Eurasia Review (2021-05-10). Does Loneliness Lurk In Temp Work? eurasiareview.com Recognizing that loneliness is all around, even amongst the working population, is no longer taboo. On the contrary, the COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced feelings of loneliness amongst workers and the societal and academic attention therein. | A gap in the knowledge concerning loneliness at work was whether it is more apparent in temporary (versus permanent) contracts and whether it might therefore explain the association between temporary employment and job satisfaction. Researchers at Ghent University provide answers in an academic article just published in PLOS ONE. | 1 out of 8 have the feeling no one…

Robert Reich (2021-05-10). Robert Reich: Republicans Tried To Overturn The Election, We Must Not Forget — OpEd. eurasiareview.com America prefers to look forward rather than back. We're a land of second acts. We move on. | This can be a strength. We don't get bogged down in outmoded traditions, old grudges, obsolete ways of thinking. We constantly reinvent. We love innovation and disruption. | The downside is a collective amnesia about what we've been though, and a corresponding reluctance to do anything about it or hold anyone accountable. | Now, with Covid receding and the economy starting to rebound — and the 2020 election and the attack on the Capitol behind us — the future looks bright. | But at the risk of being the sku…

MISES (2021-05-10). Social Media's Algorithms Aren't Really Controlling You — OpEd. eurasiareview.com By David Gordon* | Senator Josh Hawley's just-published The Tyranny of Big Tech (Regnery, 2021) raises important issues. Hawley asks, for example, Do Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube censor views that that their managers do not like? It seems clear that the answer is yes. Many people who have tried to post Facebook comments that criticize the "official" line on covid-19 have had their posts removed and have been sentenced to "Facebook Jail." YouTube removed a popular video by Tom Woods that argues lockdowns and masks are ineffective. What, if anything, should be done about this? Hawley notes also that these medi…

Ron Paul (2021-05-10). Ron Paul: Covid Authoritarians Abuse Children — OpEd. eurasiareview.com Centers for Diseases Control (CDC) Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky has "recommended" that children wear masks while playing. Her offered reason is to ensure Covid is not spread by "heavy breathing" of children near each other while around a soccer ball. | Dr. Walensky's recommendation is one more example of Covid authoritarians' refusal to "listen to the science." The science says no to lockdowns and masks. The masks are not blocking the very small viruses in "heavy breathing." Dr. Walensky also ignores the science showing that wearing a mask while exercising or playing sports has negative health effects. | Dr.

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