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Some sad stories in here, especially the one about the CDC. And did you know that the Irish Constitution has been amended 39 times recently, allowing it to modernize? I wish we could do that. As for the US election, it's too nasty to follow. Just vote.
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Sign up here for our daily coronavirus newsletter on what you need to know, and subscribe to our Covid-19 podcast for the latest news and analysis. Josiah Zayner's plan was simple: replicate a Covid-19 vaccine that had worked in monkeys, test it on…
Francine Hardaway #VOTEI don’t know whether this guy is very smart, or just frivolous, but he did find out some thing that the CDC has been trying to tell us four months-it takes a long time to develop a vaccine
The New York Times
– Oct 15, 2:00 AM
WASHINGTON — After an ambitious expansion of the safety net in the spring saved millions of people from poverty, the aid is now largely exhausted and poverty has returned to levels higher than before the coronavirus crisis, two new studies…
The New York Times
– Oct 13, 7:08 AM
An intubated coronavirus patient was declining rapidly when doctors decided to airlift her to a hospital with better critical care resources. “It's life or death,” the family of the 60-year-old woman recalled being told when it…
Francine Hardaway #VOTEThings like this add insult to injury. How can you refuse the trip? How can it cost $52k?
The New York Times
– Oct 12, 12:55 PM
WASHINGTON — For the American farmers whom President Trump counts on for support, the government money is flowing faster than ever. Federal payments to farmers are projected to hit a record $46 billion this year as the White House funnels…
Francine Hardaway #VOTETrump is seriously bribing voters. Make sure the check is good if you are thinking of changing your vote because of a promise:-)
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Francine Hardaway #VOTEThis is a thought leadership program (one hour long) about the future of AI in therapy and in language teaching. Brian Solis is a wonderful guy, and his guests are so smart.
The Wall Street Journal
– Oct 13, 1:01 AM
The U.S. reported more than 41,000 new coronavirus infections, while hospitals in many parts of the country experienced surging numbers of patients infected with the viral disease. Monday's figures bring the total number of people who are confirmed…
Francine Hardaway #VOTEI guess Fauci was right. Two waves. But we hardly had breathing room. Maybe it’s only when we read about it in a history book will we recognize it was two waves.
Counterfeit PPE may be the biggest problem hitting America. They might be more dangerous that the Virus itself. #counterfeit PPE #counterfeit N95 masks #counterfeit masks To view or add a comment, sign in To view or add a comment, sign in…
Francine Hardaway #VOTEIf you are on LI, read this. As if we don't have enough problems, we are also dealing with fake PPE.
What do you call a privacy law that only works if users individually opt out of every site or app they want to stop sharing their data? A piece of paper. Or you could call it the California Consumer Privacy Act. In theory, the law gives California…
Francine Hardaway #VOTE'The idea is that instead of having to change privacy settings every time you visit a new site or use a new app, you could set your preference once, on your phone or in a browser extension, and be done with it.'