US Life Expectancy Suffers Greatest Drop Since World War II, CDC Says

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Life expectancy in the United States dropped a full year during the beginning half of 2020 due to the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic, health officials announced. The drops were greatest among people of color, according to preliminary estimates from the CDC. The life expectancy for black Americans and Hispanic Americans dropped almost three and two years, respectively...

Sad Day: Conservative Legend Rush Limbaugh Dead at 70

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Conservative radio legend Rush Limbaugh died Wednesday morning from complications due to his battle with lung cancer. Kathryn Limbaugh, Rush’s wife made the announcement on his radio show Wednesday saying that...

Domestic Travelers Won’t Need Negative Coronavirus Test Before Flying, CDC Says

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Airlines won’t have to mandate that travelers show proof of a negative coronavirus test before domestic flights, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday domestic travelers wouldn’t need to take a coronavirus test before flights in an apparent rejection of a policy President Joe Biden’s administration had reportedly...

AstraZeneca’s Coronavirus Variant Vaccines Could Take Six Months To Develop, Company Says

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AstraZeneca said in a company document released Thursday that it could take six months or longer to develop effective vaccines against some of the new coronavirus variants. In a 2020 company...

Pediatricians Describe How School Closures Are Affecting Children

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Children are gaining weight, developing eating disorders and online gaming addictions, and falling prey to predators as school closures continue, California pediatricians said. Data collected globally indicates that school openings did not...

AstraZeneca Researchers Developing Modified Vaccine To Combat New Virus Variant

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British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is developing a modified coronavirus vaccine that will combat a variant of the virus that originated from South Africa. AstraZeneca, which has already made one coronavirus vaccine...

New York Public School Students Feel They Have Been ‘Forgotten’ By Officials

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A student who is a senior at a public school in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City said that students have been deprived of resources to help them get...

COVID-19 Antibody Cocktail Effective At Preventing Symptomatic Infections

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An antibody cocktail used as a passive vaccine for COVID-19 has been 100% effective in preventing symptomatic infections, Regeneron announced Tuesday. The antibody cocktail, REGEN-COV, showed successful results when administered as a preventative measure for people at high risk of infection due to living with an active COVID-19 patient, according to Regeneron. Of the 400 people who received the cocktail...

Youth Depression, Suicide Increasing During Pandemic Response

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Government policies meant to curtail the COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in unintended consequences that threaten lives—including, tragically, the lives of young people who are generally spared from the worst effects of COVID-19. School closures, stay-at-home orders, and shutdowns of businesses deemed “non-essential” are contributing to surging rates of depression and suicide among young people, as well as rising incidences...

A Tale of Two Countries – Garth vs. Ricky and Toby

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Only when it fits their narrative will the liberal establishment praise a country entertainer, and when Garth Brooks performed at President Biden’s inauguration, that’s exactly what happened. Jimmy Kimmel even...