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Hawaii County to Re-Open — Hawaii Island given go-ahead for re-opening of “medium risk” operations like churches, restaurants, and salons, effective June 1, 2020. After three days of no new COVID-19 reports in the state of Hawaii, one new case reported by DOH on the Big Island, bringing the statewide case count to 644 […]
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, […]