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A rise in nationalism could lead to an even deadlier pandemic, professor warns

A customer has their temperature checked by a security guard before entering an Apple Inc. store in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Thursday, June 18, 2020. Michael Short | Bloomberg | Getty Images If the coronavirus crisis leads to more inward-looking government policies, protectionism and nationalism, humanity could face an “even bigger” and “more deadly” […]

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CLEAR is poised to lead the multibillion-dollar biometric screening race for the coronavirus

Clear principals Ken Cornick and Caryn Seidman-Becker. Clear A company that originally got its start speeding travelers through growing airport lines in the post-9/11 era now sees a major opportunity as the country exits lockdown from the Covid-19 pandemic.  CLEAR, a private New York company that specializes in biometric security, released a product called Health […]

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‘Breakthrough’ coronavirus treatment dexamethasone is a ‘good first step,’ lead researcher says

The new potential coronavirus treatment dexamethasone is a “good first step” to finding a cocktail of drugs that can effectively treat Covid-19, Oxford University professor Martin Landray, who co-led the study that found the drug to improve survival among patients, told CNBC on Tuesday. Landray and his team earlier Tuesday published the results of a study, which […]

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Ivanka Trump To Lead New White House Women's Empowerment Initiative

Ivanka Trump announced on Wednesday evening that she will lead a new White House initiative that aims to empower women economically around the world.  The Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative (W-GDP) aims to bring economic stability to 50 million women in developing countries by 2025, Ivanka Trump announced in an essay published Wednesday evening by The […]

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Federal Plan To Reduce Childhood Lead Exposure Falls Short, Experts Say

Childhood lead experts across the country panned a federal action plan to reduce childhood lead exposure that the Trump administration unveiled on Wednesday, criticizing the strategy’s shortcomings, including its failure to commit to the elimination of lead poisoning, update federal standards and regulations with concrete timelines, and specify funding sources to implement its goals. Environmental […]