Chinese protesters-‘Xi Jinping, step down’

Protests in China against government’s strict Covid measures have intensified, with some people publicly venting their anger at the Communist Party leaders. Thousands of protesters have turned out in Shanghai, where people bundled into police cars have been seen. Students have also demonstrated at universities in Beijing and Nanjing. The latest unrest follows a protest […]

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After 2 weeks, Biden to end Covid isolation

President Biden will end isolation at the White House after a second negative COVID-19 test on Sunday. In a memo for White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, the president’s physician Dr. Kevin O’Connor said Biden’s SARS-CoV-2 antigen testing “was negative for a second consecutive day.” “He will safely return to public engagement and presidential travel,” […]

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They were vaccinated & boosted. Their virus symptoms were minor. Then they had long Covid.

Linda Timmer wanted to practice what she preached. While working at a domestic violence nonprofit in Arizona during the height of the Covid-19 summer wave in 2020, Timmer wrote pandemic policies for her workplace, encouraging her colleagues to wear masks and, if they had been exposed to the coronavirus or had symptoms, get tested.Timmer herself […]

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Teens’ Mental Health Affected by Pandemic says CDC

More than four in 10 teens report feeling “persistently sad or hopeless” during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey published Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Girls were twice as likely to experience mental health troubles compared to boys. And LGBTQ students were hit the hardest. The CDC’s findings were gathered […]