Oakland City Council unanimously approved new rules that prohibit homeless people from setting up tents in parks or near homes, businesses, schools and some churches as the city copes with a recent spike in its homeless population.
Amy MaxmenNew Oakland laws to keep homeless people far away from houses, businesses, schools are very Cholera 1830.
Officials confirmed Sunday that a woman in her 30s died of the coronavirus while aboard an airplane awaiting takeoff in July, according to
Amy Maxmen3 MONTHS AGO a woman died of Covid on an airplane. It’s only reported now, with no details about whether the health department contacted passengers.
FFS why isn’t the CDC studying transmission on planes.
The idea that competent researchers are apolitical is false, and it costs lives.
Amy Maxmen"Researchers’ silence about larger societal issues, often under the guise of professionalism, doesn’t make for good science, although it might make for safer scientific careers." Ex NYC health commissioner @DrMaryTBassett urges scientists to get political.
In a wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci expresses his frustration with a Trump campaign ad; explains why, early in the pandemic, masks were largely recommended for health care workers; and says whether he plans to vote in person.
Amy MaxmenFauci is flanked by federal agents on his daily power walks, because of the number of death threats he receives.
Some administration officials say testing Americans with no symptoms of the coronavirus would hurt the economy and restrict civil liberties. Democrats and some prominent experts say it would slow the virus and bolster economic growth.
As India’s health professionals battle the spread of COVID-19, some political leaders claim traditional medicine systems can cure the coronavirus. VICE’s Senior Staff Writer Pallavi Pundir reports on how nationalistic fervor for traditional...
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. , Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- In a large clinical trial, Inmazeb showed superiority compared to other investigational agents (ZMapp and remdesivir) with respect to mortality; treatment was most effective when given early in the...
Today, the FDA approved Inmazeb as the first FDA-approved treatment for Ebola virus infection in adult and pediatric patients.
Amy MaxmenFDA approves the first drug for #Ebola: Regeneron's antibody cocktail. This was tested on Congolese patients. But these drugs are expensive. Will it be available there? DRC has had 11 outbreaks so far.
This Viewpoint considers how COVID-19 vaccines can be distributed strategically, ethically, and legally given conflicts between consensus public health recommendations to prioritize allocation to disadvantaged racial and ethnic minorities and laws...
Amy MaxmenBlack & Latinx people are hit hardest by COVID in the US, so @LawrenceGostin argues they should get a vaccine first.
Nice intention, but highly problematic due to a history of medical & political neglect & exploitation that leads to disparities today.