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No screaming on California roller coasters and thrill rides, state guidelines say

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Knott's Berry Farm and Disneyland may need to add new warning signs at the entrances to their roller coasters and thrill rides when the California theme parks finally reopen: No screaming. You read that right.

Apr 02, 2021 by Brady MacDonald - OC Register
USA News
Paper Dollars in Circulation Globally Spike amid Hot Demand. But a Mexican Bank, after Run-ins with the US, Can No Longer Unload its Hoard of Paper Dollars

The amount of "currency in circulation" - the paper dollars wadded up in people's pockets and purses, stuffed under mattresses, or packed into suitcases and safes overseas - jumped again in the week ended December 30 to a new record of $2.09 trillion, according to the Federal Reserve's balance sheet, where currency in circulation is a liability, not an asset.

Jan 12, 2021 by Wold Richter - Wolf Street
World News
Mexico: López Obrador says pandemic lockdowns are the tactic of dictators

Mexicos's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador suggested on Wednesday that politicians who impose lockdowns or curfews to limit Covid-19 are acting like dictators. The comments came as López Obrador once again fended off questions about why he almost never wears a face mask, saying it was a question of liberty.

Dec 13, 2020 by the Guardian
World News
WHO advises doctors not to use Gilead's Remdesivir for Covid-19 treatment

health Updated: Nov 21, 2020, 09:49 IST The World Health Organization recommended against using Gilead Sciences Inc.'s remdesivir to treat hospitalized Covid-19 patients less than a month after U.S. regulators granted the drug a speedy approval.

Nov 25, 2020 by Hindustan Times
Science & Medicine News
Millions of Americans Expect to Lose Their Homes as Covid Rages

(Bloomberg) -- Millions of Americans expect to face eviction by the end of this year, adding to the suffering inflicted by the coronavirus pandemic raging across the U.S.About 5.8 million adults say they are somewhat to very likely to face eviction or foreclosure in the next two months, according to a survey completed Nov.

Nov 25, 2020 by Alex Tanzi - Yahoo Finance
USA News
The battle to make the pandemic last

How can the authors of one of the major studies that showed cross-immunity between common cold coronaviruses and CoV-2-SARS forget everything they've published! Yet it is likely that this cross-immunity has kept a large part of the world's population free of Covid infection. 

Sep 24, 2020 by Emma Kahn via Linkedin
World News
The Next Big Thing in Pharma: Buy American

On August 6, 2020, President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order mandating the federal government to buy and give preference to certain "essential" drugs and medical supplies developed and made in the U.S. over those from overseas. The move is expected to plug gaps in the pharmaceutical supply chain that have been exposed by the coronavirus pandemic.

Aug 10, 2020 by Biotech District
Science & Medicine News
U North Carolina Working With Wuhan Scientistis to Research Deadly Virus Functionalization for Human Infection

Evidence emerges that Wuhan scientists, on a grant from the Chinese National Science Foundation, have been working directly with University of North Carolina Researcher Ralph S. Baric, on functionalization of coronavirus to make it able to infect humans via the ACE2 gene receptor. This comes in light of the continuing global outbreaks of an airborne coronavirus able to infect humans, and resulting quarantine of 740M people across all provinces of China, as tens of thousands die in just months.

Feb 20, 2020 by Vineet D Menachery
World News



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