Daily Archives: June 16, 2021

2021-06-16: News Headlines

Global Research News (2021-06-16). Selected Articles: The Covid Outbreak: "Biggest Health Scam of the 21st Century." globalresearch.ca By We say: STOP to all crazy and disproportionate measures that have…

Elena Garcia (2021-06-16). Morrison's 'gas-led recovery' is failing regional Australia. greenleft.org.au The Socialist Alliance has put forward a plan for rural and regional COVID recovery that seeks to address ecological, economic and social crises.

news.un (2021-06-16). 'Families came first' for remittances in year of pandemic, says Guterres. news.un.org Migrants working away from their families made significant sacrifices to send money home last year as they did before COVID, UN chief António Guterres said on Wednesday, warning that now is not the time for countries to withdraw their support to these key workers.

DLI (2021-06-16). Huge disconnects in US-G7 pronouncements. indybay.org The global Covid pandemic has glaringly exposed several giant disconnects in the policy intentions of the Gang of Seven(G7, also euphemistically self-labeled as "market democracies"!). At the conclusion of the latest meeting in England, the joint statement focused on 2 blatant unsubstantiated charges on China and a "dodgy" commitment to send vaccines to needy countries.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Overcoming pandemic procrastination. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Have you noticed that you put things off more during the COVID-19 pandemic? If so, you are not alone. This article is written by Yaser Dorri, Ph.D., is a psychologist Psychiatry and Psychology in Austin, Minnesota. ______________________________________________ When COVID-19 emerged, people did not have time to adjust to the new lifestyle and process it. As a result of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Study finds patients highly satisfied with telehealth. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The use of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic rose dramatically across the nation, including at Mayo Clinic. Telehealth has provided safe, convenient access to health care for people who needed to stay home to follow guidelines for social distancing and quarantines. Recent studies conducted by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition found that patients and providers are …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Mayo Clinic offers COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics in Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org UPDATE: Mayo Clinic in Rochester and at its Health System sites continue to offer patients, visitors and staff additional convenient opportunities to be vaccinated for COVID-19. All domestic and international patients, visitors and staff who want to be vaccinated for COVID-19 have opportunities to do so at walk-in clinics this week. Anyone 12 and older …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Mayo Clinic offers COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics in Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester and at its Health System sites continue to offer patients, visitors and staff additional convenient opportunities to be vaccinated for COVID-19. All domestic and international patients, visitors and staff who want to be vaccinated for COVID-19 have opportunities to do so at walk-in clinics this week. Anyone 12 and older can …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: A dangerous phase of the COVID-19 pandemic for those unvaccinated. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've been vaccinated for COVID-19, you're able to go shopping, eat in restaurants and travel on airplanes without the same worry of becoming infected with COVID-19 that existed just months ago. But for those who are unvaccinated, getting infected with COVID-19 — even with just minor symptoms — should be a concern, according to Dr. Gregory …

Malkia Devich-Cyril (2021-06-16). Loss Runs Like a River Through My Life. thenation.com Loss Runs Like a River Through My Life…

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-06-16). The COVID Vaccine Is Causing the COVID Variants. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

Anand Naidoo (2021-06-16). The Heat: COVID-19 deaths in U.S. reach 600,000. america.cgtn.com The United States reaches a tragic milestone. 600,000 Americans now dead from Covid-19. And Africa suffers from a critical shortage of vaccines.

Editor2 (2021-06-16). Medicine, the Pandemic and Ernesto 'Che' Guevara. orinocotribune.com By Girish Phonde — Jun 14, 2021 | It is critical to understand why the poor become victims of any disease or outbreak. Social medicine in Latin America, Guevara's legacy, provides some answers. | It is evident that Cuba, a small island nation in the Caribbean, managed the Covid-19 pandemic better than countries with vast territories, such as the United States or India. It is because the revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara laid the foundations for

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Infographic: Overhead and throwing athlete. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about sports medicine.?Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com?

Thomas Klikauer — Nadine Campbell (2021-06-16). The Global COVID-19 Inequality Virus. counterpunch.org By early June 2021, the world was about one and a half years into the coronavirus pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic had not only a tragic human cost when millions of lives were lost, but it also impacted inequality, and it did so on a global scale. Recently, the global charity Oxfam surveyed approximately 300 economists

WSWS (2021-06-16). Delta variant spreads to 74 countries as data suggests it will become dominant coronavirus mutation worldwide. wsws.org The World Health Organization is warning of a massive global resurgence of the pandemic.

The Canary (2021-06-16). Claims Boris Johnson's borders indecision has 'blown' coronavirus road map. thecanary.co Boris Johnson's indecision over securing the UK's borders has "blown" his coronavirus (Covid-19) road map to freedom, according to Labour leader Keir Starmer. | "Indecision": | The Labour leader repeatedly pressed the prime minister to explain the UK's high rates of the Delta variant first identified in India, which has been blamed for the four-week delay on easing restrictions. Starmer also suggested the amber travel list, which includes France and Spain, should be scrapped and replaced by an approved list and a banned list of countries, in a bid to "save the British summer". | Boris Johnson hit back, cl…

Thomas Klikauer (2021-06-16). Covid-19 and Global Working Conditions. zcomm.org Capitalism under the conditions of the Coronavirus pandemic has made working life for many that much worse predominantly for the workers of the Global South…

WSWS repost (2021-06-16). Why is the World Socialist Web Site still blacklisted on the Reddit forums? indybay.org The World Socialist Web Site calls upon Reddit members to demand that the moderators of r/coronavirus and r/politics halt the McCarthyite blacklisting of content links.

The Canary (2021-06-16). Boris Johnson described Hancock as 'totally f*cking hopeless', according to Cummings. thecanary.co Boris Johnson described health secretary Matt Hancock as "hopeless" early in the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, according to a message published by former aide Dominic Cummings. | "Totally fucking hopeless": | Cummings, who has blamed Hancock for failings during the coronavirus response, published a screenshot apparently showing a WhatsApp exchange between himself and the prime minister. On 3 March 2020, the controversial former aide highlighted the US's ramping up of testing capacity and criticised Hancock for saying he was "sceptical" about meeting a target. | Johnson purportedly responded: Totally fuc…

Ramesh Thakur (2021-06-16). The Covid Lockdown: So What About Sweden, Huh? globalresearch.ca It's amazing how …

Brasil de Fato (2021-06-16). Brazil leads 2021 COVID-19 death toll worldwide. Number of victims nears 490k. peoplesdispatch.org Brazil is the country with the second highest number of COVID-19 victims in total and in 2021,

_____ (2021-06-16). Make Normalizing Relations with Cuba a Priority. popularresistance.org This initiative is in response to the dire economic situation in Cuba, where the economy shrank by 11 percent last year — Cuba's worst economic downturn since the early 1990s, when the country was left reeling from the collapse of the Soviet Union and the Eastern bloc. The present economic meltdown is largely a result of the COVID-induced shutdown of the tourist industry and a tightening of the embargo under Trump.

Rebekah Entralgo (2021-06-16). Pandemic Recovery Must Include Care Worker Protections. counterpunch.org Between daycare closures, school closures, and nursing homes becoming hotbeds for the deadly virus, the Covid-19 pandemic turned millions of people into caregivers overnight. These additional caregiving responsibilities are a key factor holding many Americans back from re-entering the workforce. While Republicans try to argue that overly generous unemployment benefits are causing staffing shortages in

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-06-16). COVID, Ivermectin and the Crime of the Century. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at @

Eds. (2021-06-16). Outrage as COVAX reports blocked vaccine payments, U.S. sanctions blamed. mronline.org Venezuela's efforts at the Copa America football tournament have also been derailed after 15 players and staffers caught the virus, prompting calls for an investigation. | June 16, 2021 | Newswire…

_____ (2021-06-16). US nonprofit arts, culture organizations have lost estimated $17.3 billion in pandemic. popularresistance.org In fact, the suffering of the population continues, long- and short-term physical and economic suffering. For example, Feeding America reports that more than 50 million people in the US experienced food insecurity in 2020, up from 35 million in 2019, while more than 42 million face the same condition this year. A new study also indicates that one-third of Americans planning to retire now say the pandemic has delayed their retirement.

WSWS (2021-06-16). US nonprofit arts, culture organizations have lost estimated $17.3 billion in pandemic. wsws.org While hundreds of people in the US and 10,000 globally continue to die each day, American media outlets lose no opportunity to assure their viewers and readers that the pandemic is "over."

Sharon Zhang (2021-06-16). CEO Pay Has Risen to Unprecedented Levels During Pandemic. zcomm.org While the CEOs were reaping ever-larger pay packages from the pandemic, the workers who buttress their companies weren't paid nearly as much…

John C. A. Manley (2021-06-16). A Forthcoming Novel About True Love and a Fake Pandemic. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-16). AI breast cancer screening project wins government funding for NHS trial. imperial.ac.uk UK researchers have secured government funding to study the use of artificial intelligence for breast cancer screening in NHS hospitals.

RobertAlvarez (2021-06-16). REPORT: Silver Spoon Oligarchs. ips-dc.org Silver spoon oligarchs: How America's 50 Largest Inherited-Wealth Dynasties Accelerate Inequality: | Chuck Collins | Joe Fitzgerald | Helen Flannery | Omar Ocampo | Sophia Paslaski | Kalena Thomhave: | Introduction: | Much of the media's focus today is on new wealth billionaires like Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, or Elon Musk, who have become centi-billionaires in their lifetimes. Lurking behind these dynamic first-generation stories, however, are persistent examples of even greater multi-generational dynastic wealth. | In healthy, equitable democratic societies, great fortunes dissipate ove…

RobertAlvarez (2021-06-16). Silver Spoon Oligarchs. ips-dc.org Silver spoon oligarchs: How America's 50 Largest Inherited-Wealth Dynasties Accelerate Inequality: | Chuck Collins | Joe Fitzgerald | OMar Ocampo | Sophia Paslaski | Kalena Thomhave: | Introduction: | Much of the media's focus today is on new wealth billionaires like Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, or Elon Musk, who have become centi-billionaires in their lifetimes. Lurking behind these dynamic first-generation stories, however, are persistent examples of even greater multi-generational dynastic wealth. | In healthy, equitable democratic societies, great fortunes dissipate over a few generatio…

_____ (2021-06-16). Nicaragua: CIA Attempting A Coup Through US Agencies And Foundations. popularresistance.org Since the Sandinistas won the 2006 election their anti-poverty policies have had enormous success. | The country is 90% self-sufficient in food. 99% of the population have electricity in their homes that is now generated with 70+% green energy; International financial Institutions including the World Bank, the International Development Bank and The Central American Bank for Economic Integration praise Nicaragua for its excellent, efficient project execution. it has one of the best health systems in Latin America praised by the International Monetary Fund, with 20 new state of the art hospitals since 2007 achievin…

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-16). Celebrations in full swing as staff win 2021 President's Awards for Excellence. imperial.ac.uk Winners of this year's President's Awards for Excellence have been announced.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-16). Mark Carney — 'Divest' from companies without credible net zero plans. imperial.ac.uk Companies must set net zero emissions targets and devise plans for adapting their business models for a low emission world, says Mark Carney.

Disability Rights California (2021-06-16). Tuesday 6/22: LGBTQ+ Communities & Mental Health: Thriving with Courage in the Face of Adversity. indybay.org Online webinar…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Consumer Health: Men's health threats and strategies for healthier living. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Do you know the greatest threats to men's health? Do you know what you can do to lower your risks and lead a longer, healthier life? June is Men's Health Month, which makes this a good time to explore these topics. Three of the top causes of death among men in the U.S. are heart …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Supporting rural communities across southern Minnesota with a mobile health clinic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A mobile health clinic will launch this summer in southern Minnesota and offer a new way for patients in rural communities to connect with Mayo Clinic Health System, expanding access to Mayo Clinic care. ____________________________________________________________ ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will launch a new mobile health clinic that will expand services by increasing …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Viral skin bumps that are a common occurrence in childhood. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 7-year-old son developed a small pink bump on his arm recently. Soon we started noticing more on his back and under his arms. His pediatrician said they were called "molluscum," and we didn't have to do anything about them. But I am worried about them spreading to his little sister. What are …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Mayo Clinic Minute: Eating disorders affect all genders, races. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org It's the stereotypical image of an eating disorder: a young, white female who is extremely thin. But as Jason Howland reports in the Mayo Clinic Minute, that's not always the case. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/wtUmE6xlFYg Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Consumer Health: Treating cluster headaches. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about one of the most painful types of headache: the cluster headache. Cluster headaches occur in cyclical patterns or cluster periods that can last from weeks to months. During a cluster period, headaches usually occur daily, sometimes several times …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Thanks to 3D printing, 'They know who I am — I'm grandpa'. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org For John Roby, the road to recovery from injuries to his face has been paved with teamwork between Plastic Surgery and Radiology using 3D printing. __________________________________________________ In an instant — the grasp on the hand brakes, the squealing tires, the realization of what was to come, the unavoidable collision between motorcycle and passenger side of …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Mayo Clinic study provides clarity on use of anticoagulants in gastrointestinal cancers. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — A study by Mayo Clinic researchers provides some clarity in the use of direct oral anticoagulants (DOAC), such as apixaban and rivaroxaban, to treat acute venous thromboembolism (VTE) in patients with gastrointestinal cancers. The findings were published Wednesday, June 2, in Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Among the study's findings: Rivaroxaban showed no higher risk …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Science Saturday: Patients need to know how their data affects their health outcomes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In the near future, genome sequencing, among other biological measures, will be as routine as X-rays and cholesterol testing. The challenge, though, will be accurately interpreting the vast amount of data and effectively using it to guide decisions about health care. In a position statement published in Hepatology, Mayo Clinic researchers layout perspectives of various stakeholders …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). FDA approves aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved aducanumab to treat Alzheimer's disease on Monday, June 7. About 6 million people in the U.S. and 30 million worldwide are living with Alzheimer's disease, a progressive brain disorder that is the most common cause of dementia. "I think this is good news for our patients with Alzheimer's …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Groundbreaking Early Cancer Detection Test Studied at Mayo Clinic Introduced Nationally. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic today recognized the debut of a groundbreaking multi-cancer early cancer detection (MCED) test called Galleri? that can detect more than 50 types of cancers[1] through a simple blood draw. The Galleri test is intended to complement U.S. guideline-recommended cancer screenings. Mayo Clinic Oncologist Minetta Liu, M.D. was involved in the development of the new test. …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Dealing with an overactive bladder. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am in my mid-30s and a mom of twins, and it seems that I recently developed what must be an overactive bladder. It hinders my daily activities and makes me feel embarrassed, as I often must excuse myself abruptly. I wake up multiple times at night, too. Sometimes I also seem to …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cerebrospinal fluid leaks are commonly misdiagnosed. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. It cushions the brain and spinal cord from injury, delivers nutrients and acts as a waste removal system for the brain. A cerebrospinal fluid leak occurs when fluid escapes through a small tear or hole in the outermost layer of tissue that …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-16). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Cancer survivorship needs are unique for each survivor. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org June is National Cancer Survivor Month, and National Cancer Survivors Day was recognized on Sunday, June 6. Both events recognize and celebrate the millions of adults and children in the United States who have experienced a cancer diagnosis. According to the National Cancer Institute, there are nearly 17 million cancer survivors in the U.S. Each …

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