2021-10-06: News Headlines

Lucas Leiroz de Almeida (2021-10-06). "The Harmful Behaviour od Facebook": Social Media Destabilizes Democracy and Harm Users' Mental Health. globalresearch.ca

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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 (2021-10-06). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Treating and preventing liver cancer. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org While still relatively rare, the rate of primary liver cancer has been increasing in recent decades, disproportionately affecting minority populations. "Research has shown that Blacks and Hispanics are less likely to be diagnosed with liver cancer at an earlier stage, compared to whites," says Dr. Sumera Ilyas, a Mayo Clinic gastroenterologist. "And that, in turn, means the odds of being eligible for potentially curative treatments are lower for these patients." These disparities are due to…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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: …

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). Science Saturday: A robotic GPS for targeting, delivering regenerative biotherapies. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org A remote-controlled bronchoscope that acts like a GPS system hunts down hard-to-find lung masses and accurately biopsies them, according to a Mayo Clinic collaborative study. This multisite research, which is published in Annals of Thoracic Surgery, lays the foundation for precisely finding early-stage cancer and targeting it with regenerative biotherapeutics needed to stimulate healing. Artificial intelligence gleaned from CT scans directs the robotic fiber optic cable, providing a GPS-like pathway to tiny nodules, or masses, that manual bronchoscopes…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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 (2021-10-06). 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 (2021-10-06). 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 (2021-10-06). Mayo Clinic to offer walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinics in Rochester. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Learn where you can get initial and booster vaccinations, and third doses, Oct. 4-22 Mayo Clinic in Rochester will offer COVID-19 walk-in vaccine clinics for patients, visitors and community members the week of Monday, Oct. 4. Pfizer booster vaccinations Pfizer booster vaccinations will be offered to people who received the Pfizer COVID-19 initial vaccination series, as directed by the Food and Drug Administration. A booster vaccination is recommended six months after the initial vaccination series…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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 (2021-10-06). 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 (2021-10-06). Mayo Clinic Q&A podcast: Vaccines and kids — what you need to know about COVID-19, flu. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org With flu season approaching, Mayo Clinic experts remind parents of the importance of vaccinating children for influenza and COVID-19 when possible. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated for flu each year. The CDC also says people who are eligible can be vaccinated for flu and COVID-19 at the same time. Currently, children ages 12 and older are permitted to get vaccinated for COVID-19 using the…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). The best medicine for COVID-19 is prevention. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, health care professionals have worked hard to develop treatments for patients, and they have learned to manage the risk of hospitalization and death from COVID-19.From protective measures to monoclonal antibody therapy and other treatments, Dr. Raymund Razonable, a Mayo Clinic infectious diseases expert, discusses the current treatments for COVID-19 and explains why prevention is the best medicine. Watch: Dr. Razonable discusses current COVID-19 therapies and treatments. youtu.be/TE0nH1u9kXo Journalists: Broadcast-quality soundbites are available in…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). Sharing Mayo Clinic: COVID-19 setback right before brain surgery. newsnetwork.mayoclinic.org Julie Berg's life revolves around three things: family, friends and faith. The 79-year-old has a large extended family that enjoys celebrating large and small milestones together, and she has a wide network of close-knit friends across two states. Through it all, her strong Catholic faith has been the foundation of her life. When Julie's health was tested, she leaned on her family, friends and faith for support. For 10 years, Julie and her husband, Jim…

newsnetwork.mayoclinic (2021-10-06). 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 (2021-10-06). 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 (2021-10-06). 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 (2021-10-06). 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…

Peter Koenig (2021-10-06). The Coronavirus Vaccine: The Real Danger is "Agenda ID2020". Vaccination as a Platform for "Digital Identity" globalresearch.ca What is the infamous ID2020? It's an electronic ID program that uses generalized vaccination as a platform for digital identity. The program harnesses existing birth registration and vaccination operations to provide newborns with a portable and persistent biometrically-linked digital identity.

Prof Michel Chossudovsky (2021-10-06). 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.

WSWS (2021-10-06). New Zealand government abandons elimination policy for COVID-19. wsws.org The Ardern government's announcement that it is abandoning its stated goal of reducing COVID-19 cases to zero will come as a shock to working people, who overwhelmingly support the fight to eliminate the deadly pandemic.

WSWS (2021-10-06). Over 173,000 children infected and 22 killed by COVID-19 in the US last week. wsws.org Since schools began reopening in the US in late July, more than 1.7 million children have officially tested positive and 171 have died from COVID-19 as the highly transmissible Delta variant has spread rapidly in poorly-ventilated, overcrowded classrooms across the country.

Pierre Boralevi (2021-10-06). Italian Court Sides with Nurse Wrongly Suspended for Refusing COVID-19 Jab. globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-06). Stellantis workers report widespread COVID-19 infections, breakdown of safety protocols. wsws.org Workers at Stellantis plants have contacted the World Socialist Web Site Autoworker Newsletter about the spread of COVID in their plants and the abandonment of already inadequate safety provisions.

WSWS (2021-10-06). Canadian educators discuss significance of October 1 school strike against COVID-19. wsws.org Sunday's meeting heard contributions from educators and parents who were enthused by the global protest, and others drawn to the CERSC after teacher unions sabotaged their efforts to oppose the ruling-class policy of letting the virus run rampant through schools.

Dr. Joseph Mercola (2021-10-06). People Injured by COVID-19 Jab Share Their Horror Stories. globalresearch.ca

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-06). Pandemic healthcare pressure linked to large number of COVID-19 deaths in Brazil. imperial.ac.uk Healthcare pressure together with inequities in healthcare capacity across Brazil drive high number of COVID-19 deaths.

Peter Koenig (2021-10-06). The Covid "Killing Spree" — And the "Robotization" of the Survivors. We Need A Nuremberg 2.0. globalresearch.ca

Great Game India (2021-10-06). New Vaccines for Next Generation COVID Virus Needed by 2022 Says BioNTech CEO. globalresearch.ca

WSWS repost (2021-10-06). Northern California Sutter health care workers join Kaiser Permanente engineers on strike. indybay.org Sutter workers are fighting against understaffing and overwork during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as below-inflation pay proposals in one of the most expensive areas in the country.

Brian Shilhavy (2021-10-06). Video Emerges Where Fauci and Others Planned for a "Universal mRNA Flu Vaccine" Which Became the "COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine" Because People Were Not Afraid Enough of the Flu Virus. globalresearch.ca

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-06). Neil Ferguson: COVID-19 measures could be considered if hospitalisations double. imperial.ac.uk Imperial's Professor Neil Ferguson says that measures to mitigate COVID-19 transmission could be considered if hospitalisations were to double.

Megan Redshaw (2021-10-06). COVID Outbreak Sparked by Fully Vaccinated Patient Challenges Vaccine-Induced Herd Immunity Theory. globalresearch.ca

Mickey Z. (2021-10-06). FDA: Covid Vaccine = "U.S. weapon system" dissidentvoice.org Among the many justifications I hear from those who volunteered as subjects for experimental gene therapy, two are the most hilarious: "I did my research and feel comfortable with my decision" "I have a healthy distrust of authority and I'm vaccinated" To the first alibi, my response is simple: When a drug is developed at …

Olivia Engling (2021-10-06). IMF Urges Wealthy Countries to Send COVID Aid to Poor Countries. indybay.org IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged wealthy countries to donate IMF emergency COVID aid to developing countries. Her remarks opened an event organized by Jubilee USA Network in preparation for October IMF and G20 meetings.

Prof. Scott Masson (2021-10-06). Why Is the UN Dictating Canada's Provincial Health Policies? globalresearch.ca

WSWS (2021-10-06). Strike by German health care workers continues in Berlin. wsws.org With over 25 days of strike action, the labour dispute at the two hospital groups is one of the longest strikes in the history of the German health care system.

WSWS (2021-10-06). State governors mobilize National Guard amidst growing health care crisis in the US. wsws.org The crisis in health care is the outcome of a decades-long attack on health care infrastructure, the subordination of the entire industry to private profit and the catastrophic impact of the reopening of schools and the economy.

WSWS (2021-10-06). Right-wing "herd immunity" advocate becomes premier of Australia's largest state. wsws.org The plans to fully reopen the economy will be overseen by a representative of the Liberals' hard right faction who has opposed even limited public health measures throughout the pandemic.

sputniknews (2021-10-06). US Anxiety Levels Rise 13% in 1st Year of Pandemic, Fall 27% in 2nd Year – Health Dept. sputniknews.com WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The frequency of anxiety and depression symptoms experienced among US adults increased in the final six months of 2020 and declined in the first six months of first six months of 2021, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in a report.

The Health Trust (2021-10-06). Wednesday 10/6: The Health Trust's 25th Anniversary Virtual Celebration. indybay.org

Zahra Mirzafarjouyan (2021-10-06). Economic, medical sanctions considered as terrorist act. en.mehrnews.com Condemning all forms of terrorism, including economic and medical terrorism, Iran's permanent Ambassador to the United Nations said that sanctions target ordinary people and are considered a terrorist act.

In Defense of Liberation! (2021-10-06). Can We Have Revolutionary Hope? anchor.fm In this episode I hit on a topic that I've personally been struggling with myself. I often times am incredibly pessimistic, and it's very hard not to be. With everything that's going wrong in the world today, with everything each one of us has had to experience during our lives, especially during this pandemic, it makes it very difficult to remain hopeful. But I would like to say that it is one of the most crucial parts of revolution to not only have hope, but to have revolutionary hope, which is built in the masses through support, encouragement, struggle, accountability, and discipline. If we want the world to…

WSWS (2021-10-06). How to end the pandemic: The case for eradication. wsws.org In the face of an unrelenting propaganda campaign from governments and the media, it is vital and urgent to arm the public with scientific truth about viable and necessary measures to end the pandemic.

WSWS (2021-10-06). China contains infections but virus outbreaks continue from global pandemic. wsws.org The Chinese government's response demonstrates the potential for scientific policies to eradicate the virus, but only if it is implemented at a global, not just a national level.

WSWS (2021-10-06). 1,400 Kellogg's workers launch strike in the US, joining growing upsurge of workers' struggles. wsws.org There is enormous potential to not only build up support for the Kellogg's strike among workers across the world, but to construct a global movement of the working class against inequality, inhumane working conditions and the sacrifice of workers' lives during the pandemic for private profit.

WSWS (2021-10-06). Eleven reasons why Dana auto parts workers occupy a powerful position in the world economy. wsws.org Dana auto parts workers are in an unprecedentedly powerful situation to fight for higher wages, better hours and an end to the corporation's pandemic policy of profit over workers' lives.

Jessica Corbett (2021-10-06). Fossil Fuel Demand Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels. zcomm.org "So much for 'building back better' and a 'green recovery,'" said youth climate leader Greta Thunberg…

Global Research News (2021-10-06). Selected Articles: Spanish Government Says that the SARS-CoV-2 Virus Has Not Been Isolated. globalresearch.ca By The mRNA vaccine is "experimental' and unapproved. Since December 2020, it has resulted in a worldwide upward trend in deaths and .

imperial.ac.uk (2021-10-06). Brain cell differences could be key to learning in humans and AI. imperial.ac.uk Imperial researchers have found that variability between brain cells might speed up learning and improve the performance of the brain and future AI.

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