Daily Archives: June 17, 2021

2021-06-17: News Headlines

WSWS (2021-06-17). At G7 summit, Tokyo escalates tensions with China over Taiwan. wsws.org Japan, in line with Washington, is exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to challenge the "One China" policy and pressure Beijing.

WSWS (2021-06-17). Nepal plunges deeper into political crisis as pandemic rages across the country. wsws.org One of the poorest countries in Asia, Nepal is now being ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, and politically roiled by the explosive geopolitical rivalry between the US and India, on the one hand, and China, on the other.

Claudia Chaufan (2021-06-17). Socialism or Barbarism in Times of COVID. orinocotribune.com By Claudia Chaufan — Jun 14, 2021 | "With every forced postponement, the capital's systems contradictions can only be aggravated, bringing with them even greater danger for the very survival of humanity. If the next century is really going to be capital's triumphant "American century," there will be no more centuries for humans afterwards, let alone a full millennium. | Given the present stage of development, with its greatly intertwined problems crying out for a lasting solution, only a universally viable approach can work. But despite its enforced "globalization," capital's incurably iniquitous system is s…

WSWS (2021-06-17). Jon Stewart promotes the "Wuhan Lab" lie: An enraged petty bourgeois loses his mind. wsws.org Jon Stewart, the comedian who as host of "The Daily Show" became a critic of the Iraq war, has embraced the false claim that COVID-19 was created by Chinese scientists.

WSWS (2021-06-17). Jon Stewart promotes the "Wuhan Lab" lie: An enraged petty bourgeois loses his mind. wsws.org Jon Stewart, the comedian who as host of The Daily Show became a critic of the Iraq war, has embraced the false claim that COVID-19 was created by Chinese scientists.

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-06-17). Cuba's COVID-19 Vaccines: A Journey of Collaboration and Revolutionary Solidarity. libya360.wordpress.com Jyotsna Singh The Soberana 01 and Soberana 02 vaccines and the Soberana Plus Booster shot have been developed by the Finlay Institute of Vaccines. Photo: Mixael Porto Chiong, Javier Martínez Acosta, La Pupila Asombrada With its development of five COVID-19 vaccines and the promise of sharing know-how with developing countries, Cuba has remained faithful to…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). Recent COVID-19 infection could affect recommended timing of your COVID-19 vaccination. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to include all people 12 and up. To date, about 33 million people in the U.S. have had COVID-19. Mayo Clinic recommends that everyone be vaccinated for COVID-19, even those who were previously infected with COVID-19. Health experts do …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). 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 …

Schanelle Saldanha (2021-06-17). Lives First, Profits Later: How to Close the Global Vaccine Gap. aclu.org Here in the United States, many are finally seeing the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel. More than 60 percent of U.S. adults have received at least one dose of the vaccine, and the vaccine is now available to anyone over the age of 12. However, across the world we see a stark contrast to this American experience. Today, Africa only accounts for 1 percent of the world's vaccine administration, and much of Asia and South America are struggling to even acquire access to the vaccines. This alarmingly high discrepancy in vaccine access and administration around the world, known as the global vaccine gap, is…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-06-17). Video: Covid-19 Criminality. globalresearch.ca First published on June 13, 2021 | Worldwide, people have been misled both by their governments and the media as to the causes and devastating consequences of the Covid-19 "pandemic". | SARS-2 is upheld as the "killer virus". And now the Covid …

Joshua Barocas (2021-06-17). Covid-19 Stopped Progress on the Drug Epidemic in Its Tracks. thenation.com Covid-19 Stopped Progress on the Drug Epidemic in Its Tracks…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). How clinical trials work: COVID-19 and beyond. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Clinical trials help researchers discover and apply critical advances in patient care. Clinical trials follow rigorous scientific processes that usually take many years to complete. However, during the COVID-19 pandemic, people have been able to see and experience clinical trials operating on fast-forward. And a lot of people are wondering, "How do clinical trials work?"In …

Staff (2021-06-17). To Pave the Way for Medicare for All, We Need to Overcome "Citizens United" truthout.org There's only one person in this photograph/video of last week's G7 meeting who represents a country where an illness can destroy an entire family, leaving them bankrupt and homeless, with the repercussions of that sudden fall into poverty echoing down through generations. | Most Americans have no idea that the United States is quite literally the only country in the "developed world" that doesn't define healthcare as an absolute right for all of its citizens. That's it. We're the only one left.

Matthew Grace (2021-06-17). Video: Our Son Died of Heart Attack 12 Hours After Vaccine Jab. "Murdered by J and J" globalresearch.ca Important report by Matthew Grace | Medical researcher and health consultant Matthew Grace interviews grieving parents Pam and Jeff Goodman to discuss and dissect the coverup and criminal promotion of the Covid 19 "vaccination," | Many shocking revelations and irrefutable facts are …

Kamal Iranidoost (2021-06-17). Exhibition of knowledge-based products in medical field. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) — An exhibition of knowledge-based products in the field of medical simulators was held at Tehran International Exhibition Center on Wednesday with the attendance of Sorena Sattari, VP for Science and Technology.

imperial.ac.uk (2021-06-17). Imperial partner Apollo receives £100m to boost medical research at leading unis. imperial.ac.uk Imperial will benefit from continued support for translational biomedical research under a unique technology transfer model.

United Health Professionals (2021-06-17). International Alert Message about COVID-19. United Health Professionals. globalresearch.ca We are more than 1,500 members (including professors of medicine, intensive care physicians and infectious disease specialists) from more than 30 countries. The lockdown has not only killed people, it has destroyed physical and mental health, economy, education and other aspects of social life.

Jyotsna Singh (2021-06-17). Cuba's COVID-19 vaccines: A journey of collaboration and revolutionary solidarity. peoplesdispatch.org With its development of five COVID-19 vaccines and the promise of sharing know-how with developing countries, Cuba has remained faithful to Che Guevara's values of international solidarity and people-oriented medicine…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). Science Saturday: Mayo researchers study the genetic basis of high cholesterol in adults. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In a new study published in NPJ Genomic Medicine, Mayo Clinic researchers found that genetic testing may help identify patients with high cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia. It also may have implications for the clinical management of patients diagnosed with high cholesterol due to a genetic disorder, or familial hypercholesterolemia. "In our study, we found more than 50% of the …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). Infographic: Overhead and throwing athlete. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn more about sports medicine.?Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com?

WSWS (2021-06-17). California lifts all coronavirus restrictions amid warnings of a surge in infections among the unvaccinated. wsws.org The state, the first in the US to impose a lockdown last year, ended allrestrictions on Tuesday.

WSWS repost (2021-06-17). 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.

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-17). Largest cargo of COVID-19 vaccine to arrive in Tehran: IRCS. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) — Spokesperson for Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) announced that the largest shipment of coronavirus, COVID-19, vaccine will arrive in the Islamic Republic of Iran on Thursday which is high in number since the outbreak.

Staff (2021-06-17). No Ôªøfunding? No problem, for Baltimore's co-ops. therealnews.com While large corporations received billions in tax breaks and subsidies, worker co-ops struggled to raise capital. So worker-owners in Baltimore started their own revolving loan fund, supporting nearly two dozen co-ops as they successfully weathered COVID-19.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). 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 (2021-06-17). 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 …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). 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 …

Ano Turtiainen MP (2021-06-17). Member of Parliament in Finland Warns Government that They Are Guilty of Genocide for Misleading Public on COVID-19 Injections. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

Brian Shilhavy (2021-06-17). Video: Pharmacist Quits CVS Job Over Refusal to Kill People with COVID-19 Shots and Becomes a Whistleblower. globalresearch.ca Visit and follow us on Instagram at

Morteza Ahmadi Al Hashem (2021-06-17). Iran, India to coop. in producing 'Rotavirus' vaccine jointly. en.mehrnews.com TEHRAN, Jun. 17 (MNA) — Islamic Republic of Iran and India will cooperate with each other in transferring technical knowhow and producing 'Rotavirus' vaccine jointly.

Marilyn Bechtel (2021-06-17). Oakland city budget changes would prevent homelessness and create good jobs. peoplesworld.org OAKLAND, Calif.—As a June 30 deadline nears for the City Council to adopt a balanced, two-year spending plan in the wake of the pandemic, Council President Nikki Fortunato Bas and three Council colleagues are calling for a budget that builds a safe and healthy community through preventing and overcoming homelessness, preventing violence, creating good jobs …

John Wojcik (2021-06-17). Republicans lose again: Supreme Court upholds Obamacare, 7 to 2. peoplesworld.org WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court has dismissed a challenge by red states to Obamacare, preserving health insurance coverage for many millions of Americans. Barely able to control his delight, White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain immediately tweeted: "It's still a Big F—ing Deal," referencing then-Vice President Biden's 2009 remarks when the Affordable Care Act was first …

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Disability Rights California (2021-06-17). Tuesday 6/22: LGBTQ+ Communities & Mental Health: Thriving with Courage in the Face of Adversity. indybay.org Online webinar…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). 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 (2021-06-17). 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 (2021-06-17). 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 (2021-06-17). Mayo Clinic Q and A: The connection between skin care and transplant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: About a year ago, I had a heart transplant and I've been doing well since. At a recent follow-up visit, my transplant doctor recommended a skin check with a dermatologist. What's the connection? ANSWER: It's always a good idea to be evaluated by a dermatologist for a baseline skin check, regardless of your past …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). 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 …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). 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 (2021-06-17). 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 (2021-06-17). 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 (2021-06-17). 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 (2021-06-17). Consumer Health: Life after cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org National Cancer Survivors Day will be observed on Sunday, June 6, which make this a good time to learn more about life after cancer. One in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, and there are more than 16.9 million cancer survivors alive today, according to the American Cancer Society. Survival rates …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). Do glasses that block blue light help your eyes? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Sitting behind a computer screen all day can strain your eyes, but do glasses that claim to block blue light really help? Dr. Muriel Schornack, a Mayo Clinic optometrist, says the macula is the area of the retina in your eye that is responsible for processing your clear central vision. The macula can be sensitive …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). 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 (2021-06-17). 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 (2021-06-17). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Why discussing racism with children matters. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Children are always watching and learning behaviors from those around them, and parents are usually a child's first role model. But when it comes to discussing racism with children, parents and caregivers may wonder how to begin the conversation about race and bias, and what is age-appropriate to discuss with their children. The American Academy …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-06-17). 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 (2021-06-17). 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. …

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