by Sky Palmer “According to HuffPost, President Trump’s pick for a key Postal Service position was behind some of the Republican Party’s most “brazen voter suppression schemes.” Before Robert M. Duncan was the chair of the Postal Service board of Read more…


33-year-old man in Hong Kong is the first person to get reinfected after testing positive for a mutated strain of the virus four months after recovering Genetic analysis revealed the second infection was caused by a different strain The patient Read more…


Source: Global Times Published: 2020/8/22 21:12:14 “China’s first recombinant protein COVID-19 vaccine made from insect cells has been approved for clinical trials by the National Medical Products Administration, media reported on Saturday.  Developed by the State Key Laboratory of Biological Read more…


Contact tracing: why some people are giving false contact details to bars and restaurants Michele Ursi/Shutterstock Dr Donia Waseem, University of Bradford and Dr Joseph Chen, Macquarie University For restaurants, hotels, coffee shops, pubs and nightclubs, the pandemic has hit Read more…


Fairy Dell Farms is a micro-farm using Kratky Method hydroponics, a passive, ultra-low maintenance technique pioneered by B. A. Kratky, and raised beds adhering to ‘square foot’ gardening protocols. Added to the mix is a small apiary whose behavior is Read more…


[Copied with permission] Scam Alert: Things a COVID Contact Tracer Wouldn’t Say Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News August 20, 2020 State officials and federal agencies warn there’s a new phone scam circulating: Some callers posing as COVID-19 contact tracers try Read more…


https://www.soundhealthandlastingwealth.com/covid-19/covid-19-could-cause-type-1-diabetes-in-children/ “Medics in China and Italy have previously found more children developing type 1 diabetes during the pandemic but ruled it was unrelated to Covid-19. Clinicians at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust wanted to see whether cases of type 1 Read more…


A succinct article on the problems, the causes, and the solutions. In other words – scary as hell. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2020/08/15/coronavirus-restrictions-why-americans-dont-follow-rules-wear-face-masks/3368667001/


https://arstechnica.com/science/2020/08/new-zealand-baffled-by-new-covid-19-cases-eyes-frozen-food-packaging/ New Zealand has gone 102 days without a local transmission and authorities are baffled as to the source of this latest cluster. One of the first infected is employed at a temperature-controlled warehouse that handles, among many things, frozen Read more…