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Taken from CNN and printed under Fair Use. Five undervaccinated clusters put the entire United States at risk By Elizabeth Cohen and John Bonifield, CNN Updated 10:06 AM ET, Thu July 8, 2021 (CNN)A new data analysis identifies clusters of unvaccinated people, most of them in the southern United States, that are vulnerable to surges in Covid-19 cases and could... Read more →


Public Health Expert Insights on the Pandemic

Printed under Fair Use. In today's edition: The pandemic's impact on kids isn't just about illness What's driving India's "black fungus" crisis? David Dowdy's personal Year in Review ICYMI: COVID-19 and Kids—Impacts, Uncertainties, and the Role of Vaccines The pandemic has been an incredibly disruptive event in young people’s lives. Last week, Johns Hopkins University and the University of Washington... Read more →


... a very primitive species ... by marc a. cirigliano As eponymous character Starman observes, "I think you are a very primitive species." And, he continues with his observation that his planet is different from earth, "The strong do not victimize the helpless." When it comes to climate change the poor around the world are helpless and they are being... Read more →


Letters from an American: July 3, 2021

Printed with permission. Letters from an American: July 3, 2021 Heather Cox Richardson And on July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, declaring: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the... Read more →