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Stunning admission: Mandatory quarantines too harsh for Ebola, “justified” for COVID, according to Dr. Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci, does “moving the goalposts” mean anything to you? While it’s understandable that policies change as our understanding of an ongoing public health crisis evolves, the jump from “two weeks to slow the spread” to massive COVID vaccine rollouts, mandatory quarantines, and masks until 2022 seems egregious to many citizens and concerned doctors. In fact, questions about the validity of mandatory quarantine for COVID seem even more questionable in light of a stunning video of Dr. Fa​

 

High Fructose Diets Could Cause Immune System Damage

New research by Swansea scientists in collaboration with scientists at the University of Bristol and the Francis Crick Institute in London has indicated that consuming a diet high in sugar fructose might prevent the proper functioning of peoples’ immune systems in ways that have, until now, largely been unknown.

 

Women with heart disease live longer if they are treated by female doctors

Many have probably heard of “women’s intuition,” but does a woman’s perspective actually help female patients dealing with heart problems? A new review by researchers with the American College of Cardiology (ACC) finds women with heart disease live longer if they receive treatment from a female cardiologist. ​

 

A “Biblical” Invasion Of Locusts Threatens To Cause Widespread Famine In The Horn Of Africa

The locusts are back, and they are hungry. Last year, an unprecedented plague of locusts devastated crops in eastern Africa, across the Middle East and throughout much of Asia. Many were hoping that it would just be a one year phenomenon, but now the locusts have returned and one British news source is using the world “biblical” to describe this second wave. At this moment, the Horn of Africa is being hit the hardest, and the UN is warning that this new infestation “threatens the livelihoods ​

 

Global freshwater fish populations at risk of extinction, study finds

Freshwater fish are under threat, with as many as a third of global populations in danger of extinction, according to an assessment.

 

Stress over COVID-19 is causing even more teachers to quit their jobs

Teaching in America’s public school system was already a stressful job, even before the coronavirus pandemic. Now, a new survey finds COVID-19 is only making that problem worse. Researchers from the RAND Corporation say more teachers are leaving the classroom due to COVID-related stress than for any other reason over the last year.

 

COVID-19 patients may lose their sense of taste and smell for up to five months

While the vast majority of COVID-19 patients will return to health within weeks of their infection, a new study reveals some may end up suffering the after-effects for months. Researchers from the University of Quebec at Trois-Rivieres say patients could lose their sense of taste and smell for up to five months after catching the virus.

 

Pioneering Research Reveals Gardens Are Secret Powerhouse for Pollinators

Home gardens are by far the biggest source of food for pollinating insects, including bees and wasps, in cities and towns, according to new research.

 

COVID-19 Vaccine To Be Tested on 6-Year-Olds

University of Oxford, which is collaborating on a COVID-19 vaccine with AstraZeneca, is now enrolling children between the ages of 6 years and 17 years and 8 months in their U.K. vaccine trial. Moderna started testing its RNA-based gene therapy on American children between the ages of 12 and 17 in December 2020, and the first Pfizer trials involving adolescents began in mid-October 2020. In China, Sinovac and SinoPharm trials have been enrolling children as young as 3.

 

Beneath the blue: dive into a dazzling ocean under threat

Descend through the different zones of the ocean to discover its mesmerising marine life, how human pollutants are interfering – and what we can still do about it

 
 
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