Daily Archives: July 26, 2021

2021-07-26: News Headlines

Maximilian Werner (2021-07-26). The Futile Search for Rarified Experience. counterpunch.org Oppressed by the constant threat of covid, cabin fever, and, more recently, the freakish summer heat, a few days ago I did what many of my fellow Utahans do and drove north, first to Idaho and then to Montana. Interesting to think that after only five hours I could find myself in such beautiful and

Jon Miltimore (2021-07-26). Daily COVID Deaths in Sweden Hit Zero, as Other Nations Brace for More Lockdowns. globalresearch.ca

Gilbert Mercier (2021-07-26). France's Emmanuel Macron: Vanguard of a "Covid Global Corporate Dictatorship"? globalresearch.ca

Philip Wegmann (2021-07-26). Biden Gaffe Renews Questions About COVID Transparency. globalresearch.ca

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-07-26). President Biden Wants Covid "Misinformants" to be Removed from Social Media Platforms. globalresearch.ca

Matt Sedlar (2021-07-26). The Delta Variant is Scary, but it Won't Sink the Economy. cepr.net The Washington Post See article on original site In recent days, major fear has been evident in financial markets and elsewhere that the delta variant of the coronavirus will spread widely and be a considerable impediment to continued economic growth: On Monday, the Dow tumbled 700 points, for example. At least based on trends we've …

WSWS (2021-07-26). Campaign in Banbury reveals solid support for JDE workers. wsws.org Many workers in Banbury critised Unite's sellout deal and spoke of similar attacks on conditions and pay at their own workplaces, especially during the pandemic. Some took bundles of Socialist Equality Party leaflets to give to others.

Andrés Castro (2021-07-26). Except by Balloon Summer of 2021. counterpunch.org Except by Balloon Summer of 2021 Yes, it's been two years since my last physical, Dr. Li. With the pandemic, public transportation the way it is, and being retired, I just ballooned. Grew fat that is: ballooning is on my bucket list— imagine over the Grand Canyon or even Queens. You must have had it

RobertAlvarez (2021-07-26). Is There Really Freedom in the Outdoors? ips-dc.org About three months into the pandemic, I found myself standing at the window of my condo near downtown Washington, D.C., cradling my newborn. Outside, the sun was rising. The world seemed plastic. Nothing moved. Absent the usual commotion of honking cars, barking dogs and fast-walking humans, the empty thoroughfare was as quiet as a photograph, yet somehow eerie, as if a black-and-white still of a barren nighttime scene had been colorized and converted into day. … |

Staff (2021-07-26). Arreaza: Mexico Ensures that CELAC Does Not Meet the Same Fate as UNASUR. orinocotribune.com Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister, Jorge Arreaza, congratulated Mexico's work as a fundamental part in the functioning of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC). | During his speech, Arreaza pointed out that this country has played an important role in creating a space for dialogue. Meanwhile it has prevented CELAC from becoming a hub for the interests of right-wing Latino governments, as happened to the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), explained news agency AVN. | "We believe that Mexico has done a great job," Arreaza explained. "In these years of difficulty in the pandemic, we b…

Staff (2021-07-26). Another Palestinian Teen Killed by Israeli Occupation Forces. palestinechronicle.com A Palestinian teen Monday morning succumbed to the wounds he sustained from Israeli gunfire two months ago, according to medical sources. The Health Ministry said that Yousef Nawaf Mhareb, 17, a resident of Abwein village,

Thomas Kennedy (2021-07-26). OPINION: DeSantis Keeps Refusing to Prioritize Disasters in Florida. latinorebels.com What is DeSantis doing while this public health disaster unfolds and 38,741 Floridians die so far under his watch? He is selling anti-mask campaign merch.

Mark Gruenberg (2021-07-26). People push Medicare For All, as congressional advocates back off. peoplesworld.org

EMMA (2021-07-26). Susan Sarandon, Paula Jean Swearengin Joining Action at AOC's Bronx Office Today Demanding She Fight for Medicare for All. peoplesparty.org Susan Sarandon and Chris Smalls are joining the People's Party and March for Medicare for All organizers at Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Bronx office on Monday, July 26th at 3: 00 pm to deliver a petition that calls on members of Congress to use every means necessary to pass Medicare for All now.

Sophia Tareen (2021-07-26). Health care for older immigrants experiences momentum among states. peoplesworld.org CHICAGO (AP) — Most mornings, 62-year-old Maria Elena Estamilla wakes up with pelvic pain and dread that she faces the same fate as her mother and grandmother: fatal cervical cancer. The Chicago woman's last full medical exam was in 2015 and she sees no options for care as a Mexican immigrant without permission to live …

Eric Worrall (2021-07-26). US Parents Sue over Clandestine COVID-19 School Vaccination Programme Which Does Not Require Parental Consent. globalresearch.ca

Peoples Dispatch (2021-07-26). Tunisian president sacks prime minister, suspends parliament. peoplesdispatch.org Tunisia's president Kais Saied fired prime minister Hichem Mechichi amid protests over the government's failure to control the COVID-19 pandemic. The president also suspended the Tunisian parliament and revoked the immunity of members of parliament, adding that he will take over the presidency of the executive authority with assistance of a new prime minister. | Massive protests were held across Tunisia, including in the capital, Tunis, with thousands of Tunisians expressing their frustration and rage at the way the government has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic. They also railed against the government and the…

teleSUR (2021-07-26). The Tunisian Army Blocks Access to Parliament Building. telesurenglish.net On Monday, the Tunisian army blocked access to several lawmakers to the Parliament building after President Kai Said removed Prime Minister Hichem Mechich and cease the Lower House's activities for 30 days for their mismanagement of the COVID-19 pandemic. | RELATED: | Lower House's Speaker and the Ennahda Islamic party leader Rached Ghannouchi then staged a sit-in to condemn the military action. So far, the cour…

Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg (2021-07-26). Video: Epidemiologist Dr. Wolfgang Wodarg Discusses Frauds Behind the H1N1 and Covid-19 Pandemics. globalresearch.ca

teleSUR (2021-07-26). Venezuela Confirms Two Cases of Delta COVID-19 Strain. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro confirmed the highly contagious Delta COVID-19 strain in the Southern nation after two travelers that came from abroad tested positive for it. Both citizens are isolated and receiving treatment. | RELATED: | The first case was a sportsman who arrived in Miranda state from Turkey. The athlete had verified contact with 30 people that have so far tested negative to COVID…

WSWS (2021-07-26). At least 157 New York City summer school classrooms closed due to COVID-19 outbreaks. wsws.org The recent cluster of COVID-19 infections in New York City school buildings among children in summer school foretells an even bigger disaster when nearly a million students in the city are forced back to face-to-face learning in September…

WSWS (2021-07-26). COVID-19 surge explodes Biden's claim of "independence" from pandemic. wsws.org Biden's lying declarations of victory over COVID-19 were aimed at justifying the abandonment of restrictions on the spread of the disease.

_____ (2021-07-26). More Protests In Brazil Over COVID Crisis. popularresistance.org Protesters have taken to the streets across Brazil once more to demand far-right President Jair Bolsonaro step down over his government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic as well as recent corruption allegations. Demonstrators marched in Rio de Janeiro and several other cities nationwide on Saturday in the latest display of public anger and frustration to hit the South American nation in recent weeks.

WSWS (2021-07-26). Far-right anti-lockdown protests held amid Australian COVID crisis. wsws.org The protesters, including members of the extreme-right, advanced anti-lockdown positions almost indistinguishable from those of the political and media establishment.

IMEMC News (2021-07-26). Palestinian Teen Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered 74 Days Ago. imemc.org Palestinian medical sources have confirmed, Monday, that a teen died from serious wounds he suffered after Israeli soldiers shot him in the neck near Ramallah, in central West Bank, 74 days ago. The sources stated that Yousef Nawwaf Mohareb, 17, from Abwein town, north of Ramallah, was shot with a live round in the neck …

teleSUR (2021-07-26). Honduras: Former Lawmaker Echeverria Shot to Death. telesurenglish.net On Sunday, former lawmaker Carolina Echeverria was killed by gunmen who assaulted her residence in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Her husband was seriously wounded. | RELATED: | Echeverria, who was a congresswoman from 2006 to 2010, died of gunshot wounds, according to a preliminary report from security forces. Her husband, retired Colonel Andres Urtecho, who is receiving medical care in a private hospital, was wounded in the alleged ro…

Leon Kunstenaar (2021-07-26). SF March to Pass Medicare For All Now. indybay.org Protesters vow to take issue to UN as human rights complaint if M4A is not passed…

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newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-26). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Telemedicine before and after orthopedic surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org In health care, one of the biggest changes during the COVID-19 pandemic was the expansion of telemedicine. Virtual visits have been used in many specialties, including orthopedics and orthopedic surgery. While the use telemedicine escalated out of necessity during the pandemic, Dr. Shawn O'Driscoll, a Mayo Clinic orthopedic surgeon, believes its use will continue to be used going forward. "I think that the advantages to patients are really going to be the driving forces behind…

Staff (2021-07-26). Epidemiologist Gregg Gonsalves: "3 Things Biden Can Do Right Now to Stop COVID and Save Lives" democracynow.org Six months into the Biden administration, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage across the United States and around the world, driven by the highly contagious Delta variant. Meanwhile, as vaccinations stall in the United States, much of the world is still "desperate" for COVID-19 vaccines, says Yale epidemiologist Gregg Gonsalves. "We should be exporting vaccines rather than sitting on them and hoarding them," he says. "If we don't stop the virus all around the world, we're not going to stop it anywhere."

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-26). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Tips to stay healthy while working from home. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to readjust in many ways, including some companies shifting to remote work. Working from a home office has its benefits, but it also comes with quite a few challenges. Virtual offices mean added screen time which can lead to eye strain, ear problems and too much time sitting in one place. Living and working in the same space also can lead to challenges with setting boundaries and having an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-26). Monoclonal antibodies help COVID-19 patients avoid hospitalization. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï In a large observational study, Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that two monoclonal antibodies administered separately helped prevent hospitalization in high-risk patients who became infected with COVID-19. The study also showed more hospitalizations were observed among patients with more comorbidities. The findings appear in The Journal of Infectious Diseases. "The real-world data reported in this study confirm what has been seen in clinical trials involving a placebo," says Raymund Razonable, M.D., a…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-26). Strong immune response underlies acute kidney injury related to COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Mayo Clinic researchers have found that acute kidney injury associated with COVID-19 resembles sepsis-caused kidney injury, and the immune response triggered by the infection plays a pivotal role. The findings, published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, also suggest that mitochondrial dysfunction — a loss of function in cellular energy production — is commonly found in kidney injury related to COVID-19. More than one-third of hospitalized COVID-19 patients report acute kidney injury, and sudden…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-26). Keeping translational science on the fast track to curb COVID-19 pneumonia. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org At the beginning of the pandemic, experimental therapies were the only options available to help patients. Turning them into standard care required clinical and translational research. Experts in the Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science helped make that happen. ____________________________________ "I think we've accomplished in this year what normally would take seven years," says Saad Kenderian, M.B., Ch.B., a Mayo Clinic cancer researcher. Claudia Lucchinetti, M.D., director of Mayo Clinic's Center for Clinical and Translational Science,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-26). Hesitant about COVID-19 vaccine development? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Some people may be hesitant to be vaccinated for COVID-19 because they think COVID-19 vaccines were developed too quickly. But today's successes are the result of many years of coronavirus research. "To say that these messenger RNA vaccines were only developed in the past year would be erroneous," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "I know some people are hesitant and they might be fearful over some of the headlines they…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-26). Respiratory illnesses on the rise with symptoms similar to COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A respiratory infection prevalent mostly in the winter has been increasing in parts of the U.S."Particularly in the South part of the U.S., we have seen an increase in what's called RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus. It's a virus that causes a cold much like influenza causes a cold, though it can be severe in very young children and elderly adults," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases physician and researcher at Mayo Clinic. Watch: …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-26). Mayo research provides insights into high-risk younger demographics for severe COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï Using data from 9,859 COVID-19 infections, Mayo Clinic researchers have new insights into risk factors for younger populations, some of which differ significantly from their older counterparts. People younger than 45 had a greater than threefold increased risk of severe infection if they had cancer or heart disease, or blood, neurologic or endocrine disorders, the research found. These associations were weaker in older age groups. The study was published in Mayo Clinic…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-07-26). Unvaccinated people at highest risk of being infected by delta variant. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A highly transmittable form of COVID-19 known as the delta variant is spreading globally. Now a subvariant known as delta-plus has been identified. "Delta-plus just means that there's been an additional mutation in the delta variant," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases physician and researcher at Mayo Clinic. "We have not really seen that take off yet. And that's probably because it's being outcompeted by the delta variant. If you look at the original virus and…

Jessica Corbett (2021-07-26). US Lawmakers Demand $34 Billion for Global Vaccine Equity Funding. zcomm.org "No investment in the fight against Covid-19 is more urgent and cost-effective now than an investment in getting the world vaccinated as quickly as possible."

Taroa Zúñiga Silva (2021-07-26). Sex Workers and COVID-19: Resisting the Pandemic and Criminalization. counterpunch.org "What the state does not regulate," Orellano says, "the market regulates." The market, for sex workers, is framed by the fact of the criminalization of sex workers. Because sex workers "lack recognition and rights, markets emerge that thrive through our precariousness," states Orellano.

Heather Digby Parton (2021-07-26). The Big Lie Promises to Be a Centerpiece of the GOP's 2022 Election Strategy. truthout.org Over the weekend, Donald Trump held a huge indoor rally in Arizona, called "Rally to Protect Our Elections," which in all likelihood will end up being a super-spreader event since so many of his followers are anti-vaccine and anti-mask. They showed up in great numbers, dressed in their flamboyant MAGA gear, excited and thrilled to be in the presence of their leader. | #COVID19 cases. — Kyung Lah (@KyungLahCNN)

Staff (2021-07-26). Children in the Philippines Have Been Banned From Exiting Their Homes for 68 of the Last 70 Weeks. anti-empire.com The COVID cult demands its pound of flesh. To appease the mind virus freaks children in the Philippines have been technically banned from exiting their doorway for 1 year and 4 months now. As soon as the ban was lifted earlier this month it was

Jake Johnson (2021-07-26). Florida Accounts for 1 in 5 New COVID Cases as DeSantis Sells Anti-Fauci Shirts. truthout.org The state of Florida now accounts for one in five new coronavirus infections in the United States, making it the nation's most alarming hot spot as the highly transmissible Delta strain rips through undervaccinated communities and drives a surge in hospitalizations. | According to

Doctors for Covid Ethics (2021-07-26). °Yo acuso! Las "vacunas" están matando personas. Los Gobiernos de todo el mundo le están mintiendo a usted, a la gente a la que supuestamente sirven. globalizacion.ca Carta abierta urgente para la información de: | Todos los ciudadanos de la Unión Europea (UE), el Espacio Económico Europeo (EEE) y Suiza | Todos los ciudadanos del Reino Unido de Gran Bretaña e Irlanda del Norte (Reino Unido) | Todos los ciudadanos…

Mordechai Sones (2021-07-26). 'Unnecessary, Misleading, Catastrophic': Senior European Physicians Co-author Expert Statement on COVID Vaccine for Children. globalresearch.ca

_____ (2021-07-26). DeSantis Under Fire as Florida Now Accounts for 1 in 5 New US Covid Cases. commondreams.org Many see COP26 as our last, best chance to prevent global temperatures from spiraling out of control.

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-07-26). How the COVID Scam Is Perpetrated: Dr. Paul Craig Roberts. globalresearch.ca I have …

Staff (2021-07-26). Headlines for July 26, 2021. democracynow.org France Approves COVID Health Pass; Germany Considers Restrictions for Unvaccinated People, COVID Cases Skyrocket in Southeast Asia, with Children Making Up 12.5% of Indonesian Death Toll, Fauci Says U.S. "Going in the Wrong Direction"; St. Louis Reintroduces Indoor Mask Mandate, 4,000 Homebound Detainees Could Be Sent Back to Prison After Pandemic Emergency Order Lifted, Tunisia's President Sacks Prime Minister, Suspends Parliament Following Protests, Afghanistan Sees Record Number of Casualties in 2021; U.S. Could Continue Airstrikes Beyond August, U.S. Launches Second Drone Strike in Somalia in Under a Week, Is…

Byul Ryanim (2021-07-26). The Weekly Round-Up: Freedom Day, Tokyo 2020 and the Judicial Review and Courts Bill. ukhumanrightsblog.com In the news: Monday was England's so-called 'Freedom Day', with the final coronavirus restrictions lifted. This means nightclubs can reopen; bars are no longer table service only; there are no more limits on attendee numbers at large events; and it is no longer mandatory to wear face coverings in public spaces, although the recommendation to …

Hedelberto López Blanch (2021-07-26). Penuria infantil en un mundo desigual. globalizacion.ca Los problemas que ha conllevado para los países en vías de desarrollo la extensión y proliferación de la pandemia de coronavirus se pueden catalogar de graves, sobre todo para los menores de edad que pertenecen a los sectores más pobres…

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