2021-09-07: News Headlines

_____ (2021-09-07). Military Coup Topples President Alpha Condé In Guinea. popularresistance.org On Sunday morning, Guinean special forces with links to US and French imperialism led by Colonel Mamady Doumbouya launched a coup in the capital, Conakry, ousting President Alpha Condé and imposing martial law in the former French West African colony. The coup came amid mounting popular anger at fuel and food price hikes, bread shortages and tax increases as Guinea's economy reels under the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Condé's attempt in 2019 to rewrite Guinea's constitution to allow himself to hold on to power until 2032 had provoked mass protests.

Peoples Dispatch (2021-09-07). On US Labor Day, millions of workers gifted jobless aid cuts and more hardships. peoplesdispatch.org Though the number of new claims for unemployment assistance and the unemployment rate has decreased, the numbers are still much higher than pre-pandemic levels…

WSWS (2021-09-07). US football stadiums packed to the brim while COVID continues to surge. wsws.org Labor Day weekend began with mass attendance at college football games that will assuredly lead to a huge rise in coronavirus infections and deaths.

Staff (2021-09-07). Headlines for September 7, 2021. democracynow.org Jobless Benefits for Millions Expire on Labor Day After Congress and White House Fail to Act, Over 1,000 U.S. Schools Cancel In-Person Classes Due to COVID-19, Taliban Defeat Last Pocket of Resistance, Step Up Attacks on Afghan Women, 90% of Afghanistan's 2,300 Healthcare Centers May Soon Be Forced to Close, Warns WHO, Millions in Ethiopia's Tigray Are on Brink of Famine, Warns World Food Programme, Guinean Army Colonel Deposes President Alpha Condé in Military Coup, Millions Rally for Brazil's Far-Right President, Raising Fears of Trump-Like Insurrection, Mexico Breaks Up Caravan of Asylum Seekers; U.S. Deports…

WSWS (2021-09-07). Australia's "Lockdown to Zero" campaign: A pseudo-left trap to boost Labor and the unions. wsws.org Having shown limited interest in the global COVID-19 pandemic for 18 months, Socialist Alternative has only established "Lockdown to Zero" to defend Labor and the unions amid widespread hostility in the working class to the entire political establishment.

WSWS (2021-09-07). Former Dana auto parts worker fired after missing time due to COVID infection. wsws.org Steven Fletcher worked at the Dry Ridge plant, the same facility where Danny Walters died after suffering a seizure on the job.

Thom Hartmann (2021-09-07). Is America Doomed? Or is This Just a Huge Opportunity for the Progressive Agenda? counterpunch.org Some Americans feel like we're living through a "last days" biblical Revelation kind of scenario. There's a worldwide pandemic that is even killing our children; climate change has drowned the East Coast while the West Coast is on fire; emergency workers and firefighters are struggling with Covid; and a group of rightwing billionaires and religious

WSWS (2021-09-07). Alberta nurses protest forced overtime, government's mishandling of pandemic. wsws.org Health care workers are outraged over the hard-right United Conservative Party's disastrous mishandling of COVID-19, and its imposition of forced overtime on chronically underpaid and understaffed nurses.

WSWS (2021-09-07). Oppose the full reopening of New York University! wsws.org NYU's decision to herd over 40,000 students and workers back into classrooms and workplaces amid skyrocketing COVID-19 cases is nothing less than criminal.

Slomski A. (2021-09-07). Covering Tracheostomies Reduces Viral Spread to Health Care Staff. jamanetwork.com Covering a patient's tracheostomy with a commercially available heat moisture exchanger (HME) and a surgical mask is the most effective strategy to decrease aerosolized particles and reduce the risk of viral transmission to health care workers, a study suggests. Although the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic prompted the work, the findings apply to preventing viral spread from emerging diseases during aerosol-generating procedures, the researchers wrote in JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery.

WSWS (2021-09-07). Close schools across Brazil to save lives! wsws.org The Rank-and-File Committee for Safe Education in Brazil (CBES-BR) will arm Brazilian workers and youth with a program to eradicate the pandemic based on science and the political independence and international unity of the working class.

WSWS (2021-09-07). US ruling class cuts off pandemic jobless aid, pushing millions over financial cliff. wsws.org The termination of federal unemployment benefits, supported by the White House and Congress, is aimed at beating back the growing movement by workers against low wages.

WSWS (2021-09-07). Reopening of French schools threatens students and workers with a resurgence of the pandemic. wsws.org With an average of over 13,000 daily cases, the reopening of schools in France that began last week is preparing a new wave of infections, illnesses and deaths among teachers, children and the population at large.

Alex Salmon (2021-09-07). Maritime Qube workers mark 40 days of industrial action. greenleft.org.au Maritime Union of Australia members employed by Qube marked 40 days of industrial action for health and safety provisions in their workplace agreement. Alex Salmon reports.

WSWS (2021-09-07). Town Hall meeting: SEP candidate David Moore calls for eradication strategy in response to pandemic. wsws.org The Socialist Equality Party hosted a town hall meeting with the party's candidate in the California gubernatorial election, David Moore, on Saturday, September 4.

Richard Eskow (2021-09-07). Afghanistan and the Purdue Pharma Case are Reminders That the U.S. is a Failed Narco-State, Too. counterpunch.org Official figures state that 841,000 Americans died from drug overdoses between 1999 and 2019, and that opioids caused 70.6 percent of drug overdose deaths in 2019. The CDC also reports that in 2020, overdoses spiked by about 30 percent for all drugs and nearly 37 percent for opioids, the highly predictable result of the fear and economic hardship caused by COVID-19. It reported 93,000 overdose deaths that year, which, when combined with deaths in 2021, undoubtedly takes us past the 1 million mark as a modest estimate for drug overdoses over the past two decades, and more than 660,000 deaths from opioid overdoses…

Lai D, Lee J8, He S. (2021-09-07). Emoji for the Medical Community. jamanetwork.com This Arts and Medicine feature reviews currently available medical emoji and proposes that an expanded set of images could improve medical communication, clinical care, and public health.

Baker K, Pratt A, Isaacs J. (2021-09-07). Half-Dose vs Stable-Dose Conventional Synthetic Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs and Disease Flare in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis. jamanetwork.com To the Editor We have some questions about the conclusion and implications for clinical practice of the recent study examining dose reduction of conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (csDMARDs) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in remission.

Phipatanakul W, Koutrakis P, Coull BA, et al. (2021-09-07). Effect of School Integrated Pest Management or Classroom Air Filter Purifiers on Asthma Symptoms in Students. jamanetwork.com This randomized clinical trial compares use of a school-wide integrated pest management (IPM) program vs use of high-efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter purifiers in the classrooms for students with active asthma attending urban elementary schools who were randomized to IPM by school and HEPA filter purifiers by classroom.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breathing easier with COPD. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, is the third leading cause of death worldwide according to the World Health Organization. COPD is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. The main cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking. In the developing world, COPD often occurs in people exposed to fumes from burning fuel for cooking or heating in poorly ventilated homes. People with COPD are at increased risk…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Science Saturday: Opioids provide low evidence of pain relief for migraine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Evidence that opioids provide pain relief for migraine headaches is low or insufficient, a large Mayo Clinic meta-analysis published recently in JAMA has found. However, some newer therapies, along with established migraine treatments, were associated with moderate to high evidence of pain relief. The meta-analysis — which combined results from multiple scientific studies — included 15 systematic reviews and 115 randomized clinical trials of 28,803 patients. While the researchers note that this study provides a good starting point for treatment conversations…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Safety in the hurricane aftermath. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org As Hurricane Ida moves inland through the southern portion of the U.S., experts are warning people to be cautious after the storm. One of the most common consequences after a storm is the loss of electricity, which increases the possibility of safety concerns and health issues. For instance, Dr. Michael Boniface, a Mayo Clinic emergency medicine physician, says that precautions need to be taken when operating a portable generator to eliminate the risk of carbon…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Mayo Clinic Minute: Don't skip your kid's HPV vaccine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Kids are heading back into the classroom after a year like no other due to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the last year, childhood immunization declined, putting kids at risk for diseases that can be prevented by vaccinations. The hope is that as children return to the classroom, children will return to their health care provider, too. Dr. Nipunie Rajapakse, a Mayo Clinic pediatric infectious diseases physician, says if you have a preteen, make sure he…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). 3 things you can do to stop the spread of COVID-19 regardless of whether you're vaccinated. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org To maximize protection from the COVID-19 delta variant and limit the spread of COVID-19 to others, health experts continue to urge that people get vaccinated for COVID-19 and wear a mask indoors in public in areas of substantial or high transmission. Watch: Dr. Andrew Badley discusses how to stop the spread of COVID-19 youtu.be/KaqgA0Mg9-0 Journalists: Broadcast-quality sound bites with Dr. Badley are in the downloads at the end of…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Consumer Health: What do you know about leukemia and lymphoma? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about some of the most common types of these two diseases. Leukemia is cancer of the body's blood-forming tissues, including bone marrow and the lymphatic system. Leukemia usually involves the white blood cells, which are potent infection fighters. They normally grow and divide in an orderly way as your body needs them. But in people with leukemia, the bone marrow…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Mayo Clinic to offer COVID-19 vaccination walk-in clinics in Rochester through Sept. 17. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic in Rochester has added more COVID-19 vaccine walk-in clinics for patients, visitors and staff in response to the Food and Drug Administration's full approval of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for those 16 and older, the recommendation of a third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine immunocompromised people, and the potential for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots when they're approved.Anyone 12 and older can attend these walk-in clinics. A parent or guardian needs to accompany children under…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Medical inspiration from an old book. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A Mayo Clinic doctor has pioneered a new procedure to treat a medical problem that causes positional headaches, among other symptoms. And he took a "novel" approach to find the solution. Reporter Jason Howland has the story. Watch: Medical inspiration from an old book youtu.be/PQ-fc-IPbjE Journalists: Broadcast-quality video (2: 15) is in the downloads at the end of this post. Please courtesy: "Mayo Clinic News Network." Read the script. Sometimes, extraordinary ideas are inspired by the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). 9-2-2021 COVID-19 Media Only News Briefing: Ask the Mayo expert. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org On Thursday, Sept. 2, Dr. Abinash Virk, a Mayo Clinic Infectious Diseases expert, fielded questions about COVID-19 from news reporters and producers. Journalists who have already registered on the News Network can log into their accounts to download a recording of the Zoom briefing found at the end of this post. Journalists who would like to access the media briefing video can register with the News Network here. Please super: Abinash Virk, M.D. / Infectious Diseases / Mayo…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Mayo Clinic urges cancer patients to seek third dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï Mayo Clinic Cancer Center announced on Tuesday, Aug. 31, that it is following recommendations from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network that encourage cancer patients to receive a third dose of a messenger RNA COVID-19 vaccine. The Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines are messenger RNA vaccines. If patients were vaccinated with the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, no third dose is recommended at this time. The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is an…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Monoclonal antibody treatment combo reduces hospitalization among high-risk patients with COVID-19. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï In an observational study, Mayo Clinic researchers report that the combination of casirivimab and imdevimab ‚Äï two monoclonal antibody treatments under Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization ‚Äï keep high-risk patients out of the hospital when infected with mild to moderate COVID-19. The findings appear in The Lancet's EClinicalMedicine. Nearly 1,400 Mayo Clinic patients were enrolled in the study ‚Äï 696 who received the drug combo between December 2020 and early…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: COVID-19 modeling shows 100,000 people in the U.S. could die over the next 3 months. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org U.S. hospitalizations for patients with COVID-19 have risen almost 500% over the past two months, according to news reports. Also, the number of ICU beds in the South is dwindling. "We have over 101,000 Americans in the hospital with COVID-19," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "Many of them fighting for their lives in ICUs and on ventilators. We are having over 160,000 new cases and just below 1,000…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Getting to the heart of the matter. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Ten years ago, Elizabeth Scovil, a 46-year-old wife and mother of four from Forest City, Florida, collapsed at the gym. Luckily some local paramedics were there and came to her rescue. But then it happened again. "I am an athlete. I was always working out," says Elizabeth. She began experiencing episodes of dizziness, and her heart would beat rapidly. "It would go up to 150, 170 beats per minute all of a sudden. It can…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Virtual Public Forum: (Mis)trust in the COVID-19 vaccine in the African American Community. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org UPDATE 8/28/21: People of color are at greater risk of becoming infected with, and dying from, COVID-19. To reduce this community's risk, an upcoming virtual town hall will be held to discuss mistrust of COVID-19 vaccines, details about the delta variant, and myths and facts about COVID-19. Participants will hear from health experts who have been on the frontlines, working to share health information and save lives. Watch: Recording of Virtual Public Forum: (Mis)trust in the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Mayo Clinic Minute: Patch testing for allergic contact dermatitis. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org If you've ever experienced a red, itchy rash appear on your skin after using a certain lotion or even from wearing jewelry, you may be experiencing contact dermatitis. It's caused by a substance you're exposed to that irritates your skin. However, it also can be triggered by an allergic reaction.In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Matthew Hall, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains how patch testing is crucial to assess for allergic contact dermatitis. Watch: The…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Mayo Clinic study highlights development of remote patient monitoring program during COVID-19 pandemic. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org ROCHESTER, Minn. ‚Äï A study by Mayo Clinic investigators highlights the development and implementation of Mayo Clinic's large-scale COVID-19 Remote Patient Monitoring Program, which has served more than 7,000 patients across 41 states. The study evaluated the impact of the program, including: Feasibility.Safety.Patient engagement with the technology.Rate of alerts and escalations managed by virtual care teams.Use of acute care resources.Patient clinical outcomes. Results of the study are published in NPJ Digital Medicine. "Our study investigated how our…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Pancreas transplant can be a cure for diabetes. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Many advances have been made in diabetes treatments over the past decade. Diabetes is a lifelong chronic disease with the potential for significant complications. Despite the advances, many people with diabetes struggle with the disease. "Diabetes is an abnormality in consuming or metabolizing blood glucose," says Dr. Tambi Jarmi, a Mayo Clinic nephrologist. "So diabetic patients have a hard time adjusting their blood sugar to the level that their cells needed. It could be a…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-09-07). Consumer Health: Treating ovarian cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about treating ovarian cancer. Ovarian cancer ranks fifth in cancer deaths among women in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society. More than 21,000 new cases will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year, and nearly 14,000 women will die of the disease. Early stage ovarian cancer rarely causes any symptoms. Advanced-stage ovarian cancer may cause few and nonspecific symptoms…

Mike Adams (2021-09-07). American Medical Association Releases Stunning Document Teaching Doctors to Lie to Patients While Deliberately Exaggerating COVID Death Claims. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-09-07). Democrats, teachers unions push school reopenings as pandemic expands across Pennsylvania. wsws.org This year, with almost no remote learning, class sizes will return to their previous overcrowded 20, 25 and 30 students per room. One can be certain that covid cases will explode throughout the state.

WSWS (2021-09-07). Teachers and students return to overcrowded classrooms in Oregon as COVID cases surge. wsws.org More than half a million students face serious risks as the Delta variant rips through the state, with rates as high as 1,010 infections per 100,000 in some counties.

WSWS (2021-09-07). Mounting anti-regime protests in Thailand as COVID-19 surges. wsws.org More than 1.2 million people have been infected and the number of deaths now exceeds 12,000, with most since April.

WSWS (2021-09-07). Video: Fight to eradicate COVID-19! Why you should become an electoral member of the SEP. wsws.org The anti-democratic electoral laws, designed to deregister most political parties, are a bid to suppress opposition to the major parties that are responsible for the upsurge of the COVID-19 pandemic.

WSWS (2021-09-07). Australian ICU nurses warn Sydney hospitals overwhelmed by COVID surge. wsws.org Even the NSW government's cherry-picked modelling predicts that "demand for critical care services" will "significantly exceed organisation-wide capacity."

Peter Boyle (2021-09-07). Malaysia gets a new unelected government. greenleft.org.au On August 20, 2021, Malaysia got its second unelected government in a row when the king appointed Ismail Sabri Yaakob prime minister. The new PM is from the United Malaysia National Organisation (UMNO), which lost the 2018 general elections. Green Left's Peter Boyle spoke to Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) deputy chairperson S. Arutchelvan (better known as Arul) about the political situation in this COVID-19 ravaged country and the disturbing fanning of race politics by its ruling elite. The interview was conducted by Zoom on September 7.

teleSUR, MER (2021-09-07). Instalarán planta para producir vacuna Sputnik en Perú. telesurtv.net El Gobierno peruano anunció que más de 12 millones de dosis de vacunas contra la Covid-19 llegarán al país en septiembre.

Peter Koenig (2021-09-07). Are They Disguising mRNA-Experimental Gene-Altering Poison Jabs as Flu-Shots? dissidentvoice.org The house of cards is crumbling. It's a known fact that the so-called SARS-CoV-2 "virus" has never been isolated and identified which logically leads to the conclusion that the entre covid-story — what has been keeping the world in a trauma for the last 18 months — is a huge fraud of biblical proportion, not …

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts (2021-09-07). The Powerful Case Against COVID mRNA Vaccine. globalresearch.ca

Global Research News (2021-09-07). Worldwide Resistance Against "COVID Fraud" and the Killer mRNA "Vaccine": Global Research Webinar. globalresearch.ca Dear Global Research Readers and Authors, | The Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG) is Commemorating its Twentieth Anniversary on September 9, 2021. | The Global Research website was established on the 9th of September 2001, two days before the tragic events …

Internationalist 360 ∞ (2021-09-07). The Powerful Case Against COVID mRNA "Vaccine" (Gene Therapy). libya360.wordpress.com Dr. Paul Craig Roberts The facts: Gibraltar has had a 99% vaccination rate since June 1. The consequence has been a 2,500 percent daily increase in Covid cases. As the vaccine is useless, why the push for mandatory vaccination and Covid passports? It makes no public health sense. See this. THE BIG PHARMA SHILLS Fauci: "a pandemic of…

Global Research News (2021-09-07). Selected Articles: The WHO Confirms that the COVID-19 PCR Test Is Flawed. globalresearch.ca By The house of cards is crumbling. It's is a known fact, that the so-called SARS-CoV-2 "virus" has never been isolated and purified — which logically leads to the …

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