2021-08-01: News Headlines

_____ (2021-08-01). 'A Devastating Failure': Eviction Ban Expires as House Goes on Vacation and Biden Refuses to Act. commondreams.org When journalists gin up controversy over lesser measures, they contribute to public misunderstandings of truth and reality, and make progress in the fight against Covid that much harder.

Staff (2021-08-01). Welcome to the Great Reset? Corporate landlords poised to snatch Americans' property after eviction moratorium EXPIRES. rt.com Millions face imminent homelessness, after the Democrats left Washington for the recess without extending an eviction moratorium set to expire on Saturday. America's largest corporate landlords are about to make a killing. | An 11-month eviction moratorium that prevented tens of millions of Americans from losing their homes during the coronavirus-induced economic shutdown expires on July 31, after Congress left Washington for recess without passing a bill to extend it. | The moratorium was put in place by the Trump administration last year and extended by the Biden administration in June, but a Supreme Court r…

teleSUR, emgg, JCM (2021-08-01). Cuba recibe ayuda humanitaria de México y Bolivia. telesurtv.net Cuba atraviesa una compleja situación sanitaria que reporta hoy 8875 nuevos positivos y 65 fallecidos por la covid-19.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: The right way to get your body flexible. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Muscle flexibility is important for your body. But according to sports medicine experts at Mayo Clinic, the old way of stretching before you exercise isn't the right approach. Reporter Jason Howland explains in this Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/ZiuoldvSc2U Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 58) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. "Having flexible muscles and mobile joints can help reduce…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-01). 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…

sputniknews (2021-08-01). 'Nasty Disease': UK May Face Annual COVID Death Tolls of 'Tens of Thousands', Scientists Warn. sputniknews.com According to the latest coronavirus data released by the UK government, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the county has soared to 5.8 million, with 129,654 fatalities as of Saturday.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-08-01). 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.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-01). Study shows masks offer protection as COVID-19 infections tick up. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended this week that people vaccinated against COVID-19 resume wearing masks in public indoor spaces in areas of the United States where the virus is spreading. "Appropriate masking in addition to vaccination remain the best methods to help protect individuals from the Coronavirus," says Gregory Poland, M.D., an infectious disease expert at Mayo Clinic. In fact, published data from Mayo Clinic researchers have found that…

Aviva Levine (2021-08-01). Chicago hosts Lollapalooza music festival, prioritizing profit over public health. liberationnews.org The festival is happening amid a stark increase in COVID-19 spread across Chicago and Cook County.

Dipali Ojha (2021-08-01). Video: India Human Rights Security Council Files COVID Genocide Complaint Against Gates Foundation and Big Pharma. globalresearch.ca Lawyer …

ecns.cn (2021-08-01). WHO's 2nd COVID-19 origins probe seen as Tedros's reelection move: media. ecns.cn The second phase of investigation into the origins of COVID-19 planned by the World Health Organization (WHO) is seen as a potential campaign move by its current Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, who is running for a second five-year term, according to an article published in the U.S. newspaper Politico.

March On, partners (2021-08-01). Saturday 8/28: Sacramento: March On for Voting Rights. indybay.org California State Capitol, 1315 10th Street Sacramento, Sacramento, CA 95814 | Wear a mask. Please follow all current COVID safety guidelines: covid19.ca.gov/

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-01). Mayo Clinic Minute: Study shows masks can prevent COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic researchers recently published a study that shows the proper use of masks reduces the spread of respiratory droplets. The findings strongly support the protective value and effectiveness of widespread mask use and maintaining physical distance in reducing the spread of COVID-19. Reporter Jason Howland has more in this Mayo Clinic Minute. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/9fca7M5STEA Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (0: 59) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-01). Emergency department visits related to opioid overdoses up significantly during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. — Emergency department visit rates because of an opioid overdose increased by 28.5% across the U.S. in 2020, compared to 2018 and 2019, recent Mayo Clinic research finds. Emergency visits overall decreased by 14% last year, while visits because of an opioid overdose increased by 10.5%. The result: Opioid overdoses were responsible for 0.32 out of 100 visits, or 1 in every 313 visits, which is up from 0.25, or 1 in every…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-01). Mayo Clinic announces next phase of vaccination requirements for COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Guided by its values and deep commitment to patients, Mayo Clinic is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or complete a declination process by Sept. 17. "We are proud of our staff's high vaccination rates and are grateful that the vast majority have embraced the opportunity to get vaccinated," says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., Mayo Clinic's president and CEO. "Our patients expect to be safe when they come to Mayo Clinic, and we…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-08-01). COVID-19 vaccine urgency as delta variant continues to spread. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Viruses constantly change through mutation, and new variants of viruses are expected to occur. Multiple variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 have been documented, including a highly transmittable form of COVID-19 known as the delta variant. The delta variant, which was first seen in December 2020 in India, is spreading globally. It's more contagious than the previous strains that have been detected in the U.S. It's also causing more severe illness.Dr. Melanie Swift, co-chair of Mayo Clinic's…

Global Research News (2021-08-01). Act of Censorship Directed against Prominent Physician Dr. Peter A. McCullough. globalresearch.ca One of America's leading physicians on the early treatment of COVID-19, his protocols and scientific works are relied upon to help millions around the globe. Along with half of Americans, Dr. McCullough has appropriate concerns over COVID-19 vaccine safety and …

ecns.cn (2021-08-01). Domestic vaccines can offer Delta protection. ecns.cn Amid rising concerns over the COVID-19 Delta variant's spread in China, virus experts and vaccine developers reaffirmed that domestic vaccines can provide protection against the highly transmissible strain.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-08-01). COVID-19 Vaccines are Killing "Huge Numbers" of People: Government Scrubs Stats on Vaccine-Related Deaths. globalresearch.ca First published on …

Global Research News (2021-08-01). Act of Censorship Directed against Prominent Physician Dr. Peter A. MuCullough. globalresearch.ca One of America's leading physicians on the early treatment of COVID-19, his protocols and scientific works are relied upon to help millions around the globe. Along with half of Americans, Dr. McCullough has appropriate concerns over COVID-19 vaccine safety and …

The Conversation (2021-08-01). Refugees and Asylum-Seekers are at high risk of COVID-19 infection, but low priority for vaccines. juancole.com By Yvonne Su | — ( The Conversation ) — In June, the G7 pledged 870 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to COVID-19 Vaccines Global Access, or COVAX, to help it meet its two billion vaccine goal for lower- and middle- income countries by the end of 2021. The global vaccine-sharing initiative is pooling funds and …

Nayvin Gordon (2021-08-01). Fauci's Future Pandemics — Vaccines without public health infrastructure. indybay.org Pandemic, vaccines and failure of Public Health…

Dean Baker (2021-08-01). The Saving Rate is Still High: Evidence on the Post-Pandemic Economy. cepr.net An important item in the GDP report released this week, that received little attention, is that the saving rate is still well above the pre-pandemic level. For the second quarter as a whole the saving rate was 10.9 percent. If we just look at the month of June alone, the last month in the quarter, …

Peter Koenig (2021-08-01). China's Post-Pandemic Economic Growth: Reaching Out and Developing Internal Markets and Well-being. globalresearch.ca "Post-Pandemic" for …

Lucrecia Hernández Mack (2021-08-01). General Strike in Guatemala Denounces Corruption & Mishandling of Pandemic. zcomm.org Major highways were blocked for hours as protesters marched through Guatemala City and in rural communities denouncing corruption, a worsening economic crisis and the government's catastrophic mishandling of the pandemic…

_____ (2021-08-01). Craig Murray's Jailing Is the Latest Move in a Battle to Snuff Out Independent Journalism. strategic-culture.org Craig Murray, a former ambassador to Uzbekistan, the father of a newborn child, a man in very poor health and one who has no prior convictions, will have to hand himself over to the Scottish police on Sunday morning. He becomes the first person ever to be imprisoned on the obscure and vaguely defined charge of "jigsaw identification".

Jake Johnson (2021-07-31). On Medicare's 56th birthday, activists deliver 125,000+ petitions urging Congress to expand the program. nationofchange.org "We need Medicare for All. In fact, we needed Medicare for All yesterday."

EMMA (2021-07-31). Recap of a Weekend Full of Medicare for All Rallies. peoplesparty.org The rally sparked national coverage from outlets such as Status Coup, Yahoo News, Salon, Raw Story, Fox, Daily Mail and The Independent. AOC closed her office for the day rather than meeting with Medicare for all activists and constituents, a far cry from the representative who occupied Pelosi's office to demand climate action less than three years ago. | AOC and the Squad were elected on the premise that they were activists and organizers. Bernie even campaigned to be the "Organizer in Chief." The People's Party and March for Medicare for All are calling on them to use their millions of followers to stand with t…

sputniknews (2021-07-31). Israel Offers 3rd Pfizer Dose to Elderly Residents, But How Many Will Take It? sputniknews.com In the first day of the campaign on Friday, Maccabi, one of Israel's major healthcare organisations, registered more than 10,000 requests to get the American jab. Authorities are encouraging all of the country's 1.3 million people aged 60 and over to get another shot but the lack of urgency might keep many at home.

teleSUR (2021-07-31). Cuba: 2500 Fewer COVID-19 Cases in Matanzas From Week to Week. telesurenglish.net On Saturday, Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez tweeted COVID-19 situation in Matanzas is slowly improving after reporting 2500 cases less than in the previous week. | RELATED: | The province has shown a decreasing trend in daily COVID-19 infections for two weeks in a row, while active cases have been going down for 5 days in a row. | Despite the decrease in COVID-19 infections, the death toll peaked 33 on Satu…

Bill Hackwell (2021-07-31). U.S. State Department lectures Cuba about human rights and living conditions. mronline.org Today with the height of imperial arrogance and hubris, the U.S. State Department issued a joint statement to further its plans to destroy Cuba and all the gains it has made in health, education and welfare.

Staff (2021-07-31). Mexico won't be 'hostage' to Big Pharma, president says, as internet predicts trouble after country rejects Covid jabs for kids. rt.com Social media users have theorized that President Andres Manuel López Obrador could face severe repercussions after he refused to purchase Covid vaccines for children, vowing that Mexico wouldn't bow to pressure from drugs firms. | In remarks made earlier this week, the Mexican leader said his government was still waiting for the scientific community to demonstrate the benefits of vaccinating minors. Until conclusive evidence was provided, Mexico would refuse to purchase jabs for children, Obrador announced, adding that pharmaceutical firms seemed to be focused more on making profits than on ensuring medical ne…

Vera Sharav (2021-07-31). Video: Similarities Of Medical Abuse In 1930's Germany With Todays Covid19 Policies. globalresearch.ca First published on Global …

Rageshri Dhairyawan (2021-07-31). [Perspectives] The medical practice of silencing. thelancet.com Shortly after I became an HIV consultant, I was admitted to hospital. I had severe pelvic and lower back pain, 2 days after egg retrieval, in my third cycle of in-vitro fertility treatment (IVF). Having suffered from endometriosis and adenomyosis for some years, I was accustomed to pain and managing it with a heat pad and ibuprofen. But that evening the pain intensity made me realise something quite different was happening. It felt like someone was using a heavy shovel to scrape away the lining of my abdomen.

Jan Philipp Ramspott, Daniel Neureiter, Klaus Emmanuel, Tarkan Jà§ger (2021-07-31). [Clinical Picture] Granulomatosis with polyangiitis presents with skip lesions of the bowel. thelancet.com A 54-year-old man presented to our emergency department reporting several weeks of diffuse abdominal pain. He had no medical history of note.

Santa Cruz Police News (2021-07-31). Santa Cruz County Jail Inmate Dies Following "Medical Emergency" indybay.org Felipe Herrera, a 57-year-old inmate at the Santa Cruz County Jail, died on Tuesday, July 27.

Andrew Green (2021-07-31). [Obituary] Barbara Murphy. thelancet.com Nephrologist and Chair of the Department of Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Born on Oct 15, 1964, in South Dublin, Ireland, she died of glioblastoma on June 30, 2021, in New York, NY, USA, aged 56 years.

ecns.cn (2021-07-31). WHO tracing COVID-19 in China for 2nd time contradicts 1st report. ecns.cn There is a huge amount of data to support the natural origin of SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, said David Hayman, professor of infectious disease ecology at Massey University in New Zealand.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-07-31). Video: The 2021 Worldwide Corona Crisis. "The Worst Crisis in Modern History" globalresearch.ca First released on February 22, 2021 | We bring to the attention of our readers this Global Research Video documentary produced by Ariel Noyola Rodriguez, featuring Prof. Michel Chossudovsky. | We are at the crossroads of one of the most serious crises …

_____ (2021-07-31). Vaccine Lobby vs the Unvaccinated: The Global COVID-19 Faultline May Now Be Unbridgeable. strategic-culture.org By Dr. Mathew MAAVAK | When the global COVID-19 vaccination drive kicked off earlier this year, two distinct faultlines gradually emerged, separating the relatively monolithic pro-vaxxer camp from the more heterogeneous assemblage of fence-sitters, sceptics and outright vaccine refuseniks. The new divide reflected a larger chasm that has prevailed since the watershed event of Sept 11 2001. It was a divide between those who lapped up mainstream narratives and those who instinctively questioned them. | Doubts over the novel coronavirus were sown from the onset by scientific data which appeared sketchy, contradictor…

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-07-31). 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.

Staff (2021-07-31). More Than 46,000 US Children Have Lost at Least One Parent to COVID. truthout.org Five months after her husband died of covid-19, Valerie Villegas can see how grief has wounded her children. | Nicholas, the baby, who was 1 and almost weaned when his father died, now wants to nurse at all hours and calls every tall, dark-haired man "Dada," the only word he knows. Robert, 3, regularly collapses into furious tantrums, stopped using the big-boy potty and frets about sick people giving him germs. Ayden, 5, recently announced it's his job to "be strong" and protect his mom and brothers.

WSWS (2021-07-31). Japan records highest COVID-19 daily case number, a foreseeable disaster. wsws.org Coinciding with the Olympics, Tokyo has seen three consecutive days of record-breaking daily cases, which are now approaching 4,000.

WSWS (2021-07-31). Leaked CDC document exposes Biden administration's COVID-19 cover-up. wsws.org The secret report contradicts nearly every public statement by the White House over the course of the past two months.

WSWS (2021-07-31). Brazil's schools set to reopen amid record COVID-19 child deaths. wsws.org As the Delta variant spreads in the country, state governments, including those of the Workers Party and the Communist Party of Brazil are reopening schools and the entire economy.

Staff (2021-07-31). Haiti in the Crosshairs of a 'Humanitarian Occupation'. orinocotribune.com By Anahi Arizmendi — Jul 28, 2021 | In the midst of strong allegations over the possible involvement of the governments of Colombia and the United States in the assassination of the President of Haiti, Jovenel MoàØse, on July 7, Colombian President Iván Duque announced a $1 million donation to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)in order to strengthen its COVID-19 vaccination campaigns amongst the member states of the Caribbean Community, CARICOM. | So far, Haiti is the only country in Latin America, and one of the five in the world, that has not yet administered a single dose of a COVID-19 vac…

Rohini Mathur, Christopher T Rentsch, Caroline E Morton, Rosalind M Eggo, Krishnan Bhaskaran, Laurie Tomlinsonn, Liam Smeeth, Ben Goldacre (2021-07-31). [Correspondence] Ethnic disparities in COVID-19: increased risk of infection or severe disease? — Authors' reply. thelancet.com We thank Daniel Pan and colleagues for raising an important point regarding our cohort study.1 We agree that separating the risk of infection from the risk of severe disease among those infected is a key issue in understanding and tackling ethnic disparities in COVID-19.2…

_____ (2021-07-31). Biden Has Abandoned His Covid Worker Safety Pledge. commondreams.org It's possible to convince people to support a coup—and even mass murder—with phony evidence. It's crucial to the survival of our democracy that we prevent that.

thelancet (2021-07-31). [Department of Error] Department of Error. thelancet.com Drake TM, Riad AM, Fairfield CJ, et al. Characterisation of in-hospital complications associated with COVID-19 using the ISARIC WHO Clinical Characterisation Protocol UK: a prospective, multicentre, cohort study. Lancet 2021; 398: 223—37—In the Summary of this Article, the percentage of gastrointestinal or liver complications reported should have been 10 ∑8%. This correction has been made to the online version as of July 29, 2021.

Olivia Engling (2021-07-31). Jubilee USA Statement on World Trade Organization Meeting. indybay.org The World Trade Organization closed two-day meetings on pandemic response policies that included a proposal to temporarily wave COVID vaccine patents.

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