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Transgender

Weekend Review: Transgender Health Protections Reversed on Anniversary of Pulse Tragedy

Posted: June 15, 2020 at 4:59 am   /   FEATURED STORIES, Politics, U.S., WORLD

On Friday, the Trump administration finalized the removal of measures meant to protect transgender people from health care and insurance discrimination. In regards to medical discrimination based on sex, Former President Barack Obama’s administration had defined “gender identity” as “male, female, neither, or a combination of male and female.” The Trump administration has reversed the […]

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US Economy

With the US Economy in Shambles, 18 States Begin Process of Reopening

Posted: May 2, 2020 at 4:33 pm   /   Article, Business, FEATURED STORIES, Finance, news, Politics, TRENDING, U.S.

On Friday, over a third of the nation began the process of reopening shuttered economies. The May 1 reopenings may be coming too early, experts say, putting both lives and the economy at further risk.  States Lift Stay at Home Orders The eighteen states that started the process of reopening last week are: Alaska, Idaho, […]

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W.H.O

Trump Tries Shifting Blame To W.H.O As Recession Becomes Inevitable

Posted: April 16, 2020 at 3:01 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, U.S., WORLD

Trump freezes WHO funding after IMF warns of historic economic recession.

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The Global Toll Of COVID-19, PPE Shortages

Posted: April 12, 2020 at 11:05 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news

“The World Health Organization has warned that severe and mounting disruption to the global supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) – caused by rising demand, panic buying, hoarding and misuse – is putting lives at risk from the new coronavirus and other infectious diseases,” the World Health Organization (WHO) cautioned on March 3, 2020, in response to […]

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WHO Statement On Several COVID-19 Questions, March 30 Press Conference Notes

Posted: March 30, 2020 at 1:22 pm   /   Article, news, WORLD

A World Health Organization statement in response to several predictions that between 70-150 million in the United States would contract COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reads, “We cannot make predictions, but we can say that the course of the pandemic will be determined by the actions that countries take. However, WHO is working with an international network of statisticians and […]

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HanesBrands And Other Companies To Make Masks Needed To Combat COVID-19

Posted: March 23, 2020 at 3:27 am   /   Business, FEATURED STORIES, TRENDING, U.S.

During a press conference on Saturday, United States President Donald Trump announced the HanesBrands clothing company would be retrofitting factories to make masks for medical officials combating COVID-19 (Coronavirus, 2019). “By way of example, Hanes … is retrofitting manufacturing capabilities in large sections of the plants to produce masks and they’re in the process right […]

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WHO Calls COVID-19 A Pandemic, Individual Measures That Can Keep You Safe

Posted: March 12, 2020 at 3:50 am   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, WORLD

During the Wednesday COVID-19 (Coronavirus, 2019) daily press conference conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO), Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreysus announced COVID-19 is now officially recognized as a pandemic, upgrading severity from the previous distinction of an epidemic.  According to the United States of America Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an epidemic […]

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WHO

WHO Daily COVID-19 Press Conference, Online Misinformation A Problem

Posted: February 20, 2020 at 12:02 pm   /   Article, FEATURED STORIES, news, WORLD

World Health Organization (WHO) held its daily COVID-19 (Coronavirus Infectious Disease 2019 [year this strand surfaced]) press conference. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (WHO Director-General), Dr. Janet Diaz (Head of Clinical Care Health Emergencies, WHO), Dr. Jaouad Mahjour (Assistant Director-General Emergency Preparedness, WHO Health Emergencies Program), and Dr. Oliver Morgan Direct (Health Emergency Information and Risk […]

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COVID-19

WHO Daily COVID-19 Briefing, Caution Against Hyperbolic Speculation And Stigma

Posted: February 11, 2020 at 2:26 pm   /   news, WORLD

Earlier today, accredited World Health Organization (WHO) journalists once again gathered for the organization’s daily briefly regarding updates concerning the Coronavirus. Today also marked the beginning of the two day ‘global research and innovation forum‘ to help mobilize and organize the international response to the virus. Today Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebrysus, WHO-Director General, Dr. Sylvie Briand, Director Global Infectious […]

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COVID-19

WHO Press Conference Regarding Coronavirus, A Call For Unity

Posted: February 10, 2020 at 12:53 pm   /   Article, news

Accredited World Health Organization (WHO) journalists gathered online and on-site within the Strategic Health Operations Centre (SHOC) at 10 am Eastern Standard Time for the organizations now routinely daily briefings regarding the Coronavirus. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebrysus, WHO-Director General began the conference by addressing journalists, part of his introductory statements are below. As usual, I’ll start with the […]

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