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Pandemic Headlines Major U.S. Cities Ease Restrictions, as Global Caseload Nears 6 Million The U.S. Supreme Court rejected a California church’s challenge to attendance limits. And the E.U. said it would continue to back the W.H.O. after President Trump announced the U.S. was ending its relationship with the health agency. A person who attended crowded […]
The world’s oil companies are taking a hit due to the early adoption of electric modes of transportation and their increasing popularity. A recent Bloomberg study indicates that EVs are removing around one million barrels per day of oil consumed around the world. Although this figure is only 1% of the 100 million barrels per […]
Hawaii’s tourism industry has been devastated by the COVID-29 lockdown. With virus growth rates relatively flat on the islands, state officials struggle with re-opening and setting priorities: the economy vs. public health and safety. Thanks to Hawaii geographic isolation, a statewide stay-at-home order and a mandatory 14-day quarantine for all arrivals, together this policy has […]
First published in the Guardian, UK, May 22, 2020 Why might a vaccine fail? Earlier this week, England’s deputy chief medical officer Jonathan Van-Tam said the words nobody wanted to hear: “We can’t be sure we will get a vaccine.” Vaccines are simple in principle, but complex in practice. The ideal vaccine protects against infection, […]