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WHO warns delta strain poses global risk

The head of the World Health Organization on Friday warned the highly contagious Delta strain of the coronavirus - which first emerged in India last October and has since been found in Arizona - poses a serious risk, prompting new travel restrictions and raising alarms around the world.... Read more»

Black and Hispanic Americans suffer most in biggest U.S. decline in life expectancy since WWII

In addition to killing 600,000 in the United States and afflicting an estimated 3.4 million or more with persistent symptoms, the pandemic threatens the health of vulnerable people, exacerbating the discrepancies already seen in the country between the wealth and health of Black and Hispanic Americans and those of white Americans.... Read more»1

'Operation Gridlock' protesters decry 'fake' pandemic, restrictions

Conservatives angry about the catastrophic economic situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and government restrictions on businesses and citizens drove around the state Capitol Sunday in protest, hoping to persuade Gov. Doug Ducey to lift his stay-at-home order and “re-open” Arizona.... Read more»

Commentary

Senators push reform of black lung program that 'failed' sick miners

U.S. senators are crafting legislation to reform the black lung benefits program, using a series of reports by the Center for Public Integrity and ABC News as a guide, Sen. Robert Casey said Monday.... Read more»

Smart v. Stupid

A medical cure for conservatives?

Has Johns Hopkins found a cure for conservatism? It sure looks like it. Jimmy Zuma thinks it’s long overdue!... Read more»