2021-10-04: News Headlines

Staff (2021-10-04). Headlines for October 4, 2021. democracynow.org Rallies Across U.S. Call for Reproductive Justice Amid GOP Assault on Abortion, U.S. Tops 700K COVID Deaths; CA Announces Student Vaccine Mandate as NYC Educator Mandate Starts, Major Orange County Oil Spill Blankets Beaches, Kills Wildlife, Pandora Papers Expose Secret Financial Dealings of World Leaders, Billionaires and Other Elites, Facebook Whistleblower Says Co. Repeatedly Put Profit Over Safety, Calls for Regulations, Kabul Blast Kills Five People as Afghan Humanitarian Crisis Grows, 8 Killed at Indian Farmworker Protest, 4,000 Refugees, Including Children, Arrested in Raids by Libyan Authorities, 3 Millio…

Ellen Brown (2021-10-04). A New Water Source That Could Make Drought a Thing of the Past. dissidentvoice.org Lack of fresh water is now a global crisis. Water shortages mean food shortages, with hunger creating death tolls substantially exceeding those of the current Covid-19 crisis. According to the United Nations, some 800 million people are without clean water, and 40% of the world's population is impacted by drought. By one measure, almost 100 percent of the …

WSWS (2021-10-04). Four children die from COVID-19 in one week in Southern US after schools fully reopen. wsws.org The ongoing surge of child hospitalizations and deaths occurs against a backdrop of a global crisis in pediatric health, as well as mounting resistance to school reopenings from parents and educators worldwide.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: The importance of stretching during your workday. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The COVID-19 pandemic has made it more challenging for some people to get in their daily workout. Sedentary behavior, including sitting for long periods of time, can contribute to adverse health effects, including something referred to as "sitting disease." In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dani P. Johnson, a wellness physical therapist with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, demonstrates how to integrate more movement into your daily life. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/XOIqLNElikI Journalists: …

Peter Koenig (2021-10-04). Video: Digital Tyranny and the Rockefeller-Gates WHO "Vaxx-Certificate Passport": Towards a World War III Scenario. globalresearch.ca It's an electronic ID-program using the Covid-19 "vaccine as a platform for digital identity, linking everything to everything of each individual (records of health, banking, personal and private, etc.), managed by a state agency or in extremis, by the private sector.

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic will begin offering booster vaccines. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org This week, the Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization for the Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccine six months following completion of the initial Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination series for the following groups: People age 65 and older. People ages 18—64 who are at high risk of COVID-19.People ages 18—64 with frequent institutional or occupational exposure to COVID-19 that puts them at high risk of serious complications of COVID-19, including severe COVID-19. This group includes but is…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Swimmer's ear. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter is 7 and has been taking swim lessons this summer. She has been complaining about her ears hurting, and our pediatrician diagnosed her with otitis externa and prescribed eardrops. What is otitis externa, and how do I prevent it in the future? ANSWER: Otitis externa is an infection in the outer ear canal, which runs from the eardrum to the outside of the head. The condition is also known as swimmer's ear…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Day of thanks for Mayo Clinic staff Nov. 26. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Mayo Clinic will close most of its U.S. outpatient practices and suspend scheduled surgeries for the day, in gratitude for staff. ___________________________ Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic has remained strong and resilient, thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff. They come to work each day to provide compassionate care to our patients. We recognize that the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic has taken an emotional and physical toll on staff. In gratitude…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Sharing Mayo Clinic: Diversity in bone marrow transplantation is gift of life for their mom. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Only 20% of minorities are able to find a match when they require a transplant. But for one African American mom of five, finding that match meant the gift of life. _______________________________ Family is everything to Felicia Curtis. Family is the reason the mother of five from Gainesville, Florida, knew she had to fight when she was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2017. She was 20 weeks pregnant with her youngest child. Over the next several months,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Flu vaccine appointments across Southeast Minnesota. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org OWATONNA, Minn. — Mayo Clinic Health System will offer flu vaccination appointments to patients 6 months and older across Southeast Minnesota, starting Oct. 18. Patients can self-schedule a flu vaccination appointment through Patient Online Services or the Mayo Clinic App. Patients will be able to schedule an appointment by phone, beginning Oct. 4. Self-scheduling flu vaccine appointments is recommended, as this prevents wait times on the phone and preserves resources for COVID-19 care. Now more…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: When asthma attacks. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Asthma is a lung condition that causes swelling of the airways. It can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. It's the most common chronic disease among children, though it affects adults, as well. More than 262 million people globally are affected by asthma and more than 461,000 have died due to the disease, according to the World Health Organization.While there is no cure for asthma, symptoms can be treated, says…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). COVID-19 Queries: Can I develop a COVID infection from the vaccine? newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Q: I've heard stories of people getting very sick from the vaccine. If I do decide to get it, do I run the risk of getting COVID-19 from the shot, and what is a typical reaction? A: Due to our body's immune response to the vaccine — the response to which varies from person to person — it may seem like the vaccine has resulted in a COVID-19 infection in some people. But it's impossible…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Breaking down COVID-19 vaccine booster approvals. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The path to approvals for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine has seemed complicated. "This is a confusing set of recommendations," says Dr. Gregory Poland, an infectious diseases expert and head of Mayo Clinic's Vaccine Research Group. "So let's look at the four groups approved for only the Pfizer booster, thus far. If you got a primary series of the Pfizer vaccine, you're 65 and older, and it's been six months or more, you…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Science Saturday: Zebrafish, Mayo scientists inspire young students to learn science. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org The microscope hovers over a small dish. It's attached to a laptop, so students don't need to press their faces against a microscope eyepiece. On the screen is a zebrafish egg. On hand to answer questions are scientists. The questions, however, are a little different from the ones they get from colleagues. "One of the questions I got was how does gravity work, and I was like, 'Oh that's a great question," says Hirotaka Ata,…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: Why you need to wash your fresh produce. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Do you wash the avocados before cutting them up for guacamole? How about the melon you'll slice up for the fruit salad — does it get a rinse? The Food and Drug Administration says, in most cases, you should be washing fruits and vegetables. But there are some exceptions. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Angie Murad, a Mayo Clinic dietitian, talks about the best ways to prep your produce for summer meals and snacks. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/5ZAvzpJYTvc Journalists: Broadcast-quality…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Reducing the risk of medication errors. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My friend's father recently died from a medication error. One of his prescriptions was filled incorrectly and caused a fatal reaction. I take multiple medications for various conditions. How can I reduce my risk for a medication error? ANSWER: Medication errors refer to mistakes in prescribing and dispensing medications. These errors injure hundreds of thousands of people every year in the U.S. Common causes of medication errors include drug names that sound alike, medications…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Minute: What to do if your child has a bellyache. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Kids are back in the classroom, and a common back-to-school sickness is viral gastroenteritis, or stomach flu. It's an intestinal infection marked by watery diarrhea, abdominal cramps, nausea or vomiting, and sometimes fever. Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute youtu.be/jwxQ2L4ZVXE 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. If your child is showing symptoms of a stomach bug, such as vomiting…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). CDC investigating unknown source of salmonella outbreak in US. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A fast-growing salmonella outbreak has health officials looking for the source. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says they have not yet identified the specific food responsible for outbreaks in at least 29 states. If you have symptoms of a salmonella infection, the CDC asks that you talk to your health care provider and report your illness to your health department to help investigators solve this outbreak.Salmonella infection, or salmonellosis, is a common bacterial disease…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). COVID-19 vaccine for younger kids a step closer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org COVID-19 vaccination for children under 12 is one step closer to reality. Pfizer announced that it submitted data of their phase 2 and phase 3 trial of their COVID-19 in children ages 5—11 to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A formal submission to request emergency use authorization (EUA) of the company's COVID-19 vaccine in children in this age group is expected in the coming weeks. The FDA will need to analyze data before a decision…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Concord Hospitality and Whitman Peterson to Construct New Hilton Hotel at Mayo Clinic in Florida. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — To offer patients and visitors a premiere hospitality experience, Concord Hospitality Enterprises and Whitman Peterson, in collaboration with Mayo Clinic, will build an eight-story Hilton hotel with 252 guest rooms at Mayo Clinic in Florida. Expected to join Hilton's flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, construction on the $70 million project is scheduled to begin in the summer of 2022, with completion slated for early 2024. The 179,000-square-foot hotel will offer guests…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Q and A: Treating a rare skin disorder known as morphea. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org DEAR MAYO CLINIC: About six months ago, a large, white dent appeared on my left buttock. I went to a dermatologist who performed a biopsy. I was diagnosed with morphea and prescribed methotrexate. The doctor said the condition is not systemic, but that the drug could prevent future skin lesions and possibly cure the morphea. Can you share more about the condition, and the risks and benefits of the treatment? ANSWER: Morphea, which is a rare skin…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-04). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Treatment options for pediatric brain tumors. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Of the many different types of pediatric brain tumors some are noncancerous, or benign, and some are cancerous, or malignant. Treatment and chance of recovery, or prognosis, depend on the type of tumor, its location within the brain, whether it has spread, and your child's age and general health. Because new treatments and technologies are continually being developed, several options may be available at different points in treatment. On the Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast, Dr. Angela…

Prof. Mattias Desmet (2021-10-04). Video: Is the Corona Narrative Part of a Totalitarian Mass Hypnosis? Prof. Mattias Desmet. globalresearch.ca

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-04). Video: #Yes, It's a "Killer Vaccine": Michel Chossudovsky. globalresearch.ca The unspoken truth is that the novel coronavirus provides a pretext to powerful financial interests and corrupt politicians to precipitate the entire World into a spiral of mass unemployment, bankruptcy, extreme poverty and despair.

WSWS (2021-10-04). Thailand cuts COVID quarantine measures ahead of borders re-opening. wsws.org The regime's "living with the virus" strategy is, however, provoking determined opposition with Bangkok's Din Daeng district becoming the site of a two-month long uprising by young people.

WSWS (2021-10-04). Broad support in Germany for October 1st school strike to protect children from COVID-19. wsws.org Lisa Diaz's call to parents in the UK not to send their children to school on October 1, and to strike against the murderous herd immunity policy, met with widespread support in Germany and around the world.

WSWS (2021-10-04). Far-right protests against New Zealand lockdown. wsws.org The extreme right-wing Destiny Church, which led Saturday's anti-lockdown rally, has been emboldened by a growing clamor from the media and politicians for New Zealand to abandon its strategy to eliminate COVID-19.

WSWS (2021-10-04). Video: Dr. Gasperowicz discusses the scientific measures necessary to eradicate COVID-19. wsws.org In this video interview, Dr. Malgorzata Gasperowicz speaks with World Socialist Web Site writer Evan Blake about the October 1 UK school strike and what must be done to eradicate COVID-19.

Prof. Mattias Desmet (2021-10-04). Video: Why Do So Many Still Buy the Covid Narrative? Prof. Mattias Desmet. globalresearch.ca

RT News (2021-10-04). Booster Jab Every 6 Months? 1.5m Double-dosed & Recovered Israelis Lose Green Pass Privileges as Stricter COVID-19 Rules Kick In. globalresearch.ca

Todd Smith (2021-10-04). COVID-2021: a Plague of Mandates Odyssey. dissidentvoice.org "Does the White House think they have an Afghanistan problem or a COVID problem?"—"Chucky Doll" Todd question to Game Show Contestant-Panelists on NBC's "Meet the Press," September 5, 2021, seen on the Useful Idiots "Monday morning Sunday Morning News Shows" podcast review Clearly, there are many officially unanswered "Meet-the-Pressing" questions viraling around these COVID-dark days, …

ecns.cn (2021-10-04). 2.213 bln COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in China. ecns.cn Nearly 2.213 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines had been administered in China as of Saturday, data from the National Health Commission showed Sunday.

ecns.cn (2021-10-04). Australia announces recognition of Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine. ecns.cn Australia has officially listed a COVID-19 vaccine developed by Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac as a "recognized vaccine" on Friday after completing its assessment of the jab.

sputniknews (2021-10-04). BioNTech CEO Predicts New Vaccine Formulas May Be Necessary in 2022. sputniknews.com A new study awaiting peer review has found that those administered the full two doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine possess high levels of neutralising antibodies to combat the original strain of the contagious disease. However, these levels drop considerably – nearly ten-fold – within seven months after the second dose.

Adam Trumper (2021-10-04). NSW Police powers challenged. greenleft.org.au The Australian Criminal and Family Lawyers is challenging several New South Wales Police powers under the COVID-19 public health orders in the Supreme Court. Adam Trumper reports.

ecns.cn (2021-10-04). China urges global solidarity for vaccine equity on behalf of 75 countries. ecns.cn China's ambassador to the United Nations on Friday called on all countries to strengthen solidarity and achieve vaccine equity at an early day to overcome the unfair distribution of inoculations and increasing "vaccine nationalism" as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage across the world.

text only (2021-10-04). San Francisco Protests Texas Abortion Law. indybay.org Interrupted by Covid, marches are back in San Francisco.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-04). La gente está muriendo en todo el mundo: "Ayuda extranjera" para financiar 1,800 millones de dosis de vacunas. Los gobiernos occidentales, los multimillonarios y las grandes farmacéuticas acuden al "rescate de los países pobres" globalizacion.ca Introducción | La tendencia al alza de la mortalidad y la morbilidad resultante del programa de vacunación Covid-19 es abrumadora. | La gente está muriendo en todo el mundo. | Los riesgos para la salud de la vacuna de ARNm están completamente documentados. …

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-04). The Pentagon's Dilemma: The Covid Vaccine Impairs the Performance of U.S. Fighting Forces. globalresearch.ca "Physician and Army Lieutenant Colonel Theresa Long is a rare, courageous truth-teller willing to probably jeopardize a military career for the greater good. To try and steer the Department of Defense to policies that protect military personnel from dangerous and …

teleSUR, drl, NG (2021-10-04). Nicaragua autoriza uso de vacunas anticovid de Cuba. telesurtv.net La agencia reguladora localdio el certificado de uso de emergencia para Soberana 02 y Abdala, vacunas desarrolladas en Cuba.

Dr. Gérard Delépine (2021-10-04). Informe de salud al 25 de septiembre de 2021 en los países campeones de la vacunación contra COVID-19. globalizacion.ca Desde el inicio de la crisis sanitaria, el ejecutivo francés ha afirmado que el tratamiento temprano era ineficaz, impuso importantes restricciones a nuestras libertades, especialmente en la prescripción de médicos, [1] y prometió que la vacunación obtendría inmunidad colectiva., La…

ecns.cn (2021-10-04). U.S. vaccination plods on as COVID-19 claims over 700,000 lives. ecns.cn The United States has set the pace to expand the spectrum of COVID-19 vaccines, while its vaccination campaign drags on as it hit a grim milestone of 700,000 deaths in the pandemic that has entered its 19th month.

Dr. T. P. Wilkinson (2021-10-04). The Military and Intelligence Origins of Public Health. The Pharmaceutical Branch of the Military Industrial Complex. globalresearch.ca

Binoy Kampmark (2021-10-04). Indonesia: A win for the right to clean air in Jakarta. greenleft.org.au This month, the Central Jakarta District Court ruled on a lawsuit accusing the Indonesian government of unlawfully permitting air pollution in the capital to exceed permissible, healthy limits, reports Binoy Kampmark.

Editor2 (2021-10-04). "Allow Humanitarian Aid to Reach Venezuela" (Statements). orinocotribune.com Parliamentarians call on Novo Banco to deblock funds destined for vaccines and medicines for infants in Venezuela. | Dear Mr. Ramalho, | We are writing to you to urge Novo Banco to execute the transfer of a modest portion of the now technically unfrozen assets belonging to Bandes, the Venezuelan economic and social development bank, so they may be transferred directly to the Brazil-based Pan-American Health Organisation to pay for vaccines and medicines for infants in Venezuela. | Bandes informed us that they submitted this request to Novo Banco on 22nd July and have yet to receive a response. At this point in ti…

ProPublica (2021-10-04). Trump's Mar-a-Lago Buddies Tried to Get the VA to Sell Access to Veterans' Medical Records. juancole.com by Isaac Arnsdorf | — ( ProPublica) — Former President Donald Trump empowered associates from his private club to pursue a plan for the Department of Veterans Affairs to monetize patient data, according to documents newly released by congressional investigators. As ProPublica first reported in 2018, a trio based at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort weighed in …

Sundance (2021-10-04). Video: Attorney Thomas Renz Releases Medicare and Pfizer Whistleblower Data: Vaccine Related Injuries and Deaths Far More Widespread Than Reported. globalresearch.ca

Robert F. Kennedy Jr (2021-10-04). Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Historic and Legal Perspectives of the Pandemic. globalresearch.ca

Senator Ron Johnson (2021-10-04). Sen. Ron Johnson: Pandemic of the Unvaxxed. "Data from England Show 63% of Delta Deaths in Last 7.5 Months Were Fully Vaxxed" globalresearch.ca

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-04). 'Critical mass' of scientists launches Institute to tackle infectious diseases. imperial.ac.uk Imperial College London has launched a pioneering new Institute to tackle some of the biggest challenges in infectious disease.

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