Perhaps one solution is to put more robots in day-to-day hospital settings and make sure they can be reconfigured for a range of possible disasters scenarios. That way they can earn their keep and get experience under the belts, until the next emergency hits. … [Read more...] about Meet humanity’s new ally in the coronavirus fight: Robots
We can tap into the networks and investments the U.S. has already made through years of international cooperation, but we must make sure to fund fully integrated surveillance. The Global Health Security Agenda, a coalition of 67 countries, works to prevent, detect and respond to infectious disease threats and has done so at a considerable cost. But, most of this funding has gone to public health and little has gone to the veterinary sector. Given that zoonotic threats come from animals, this is difficult to justify and seems short sighted. … [Read more...] about Can veterinarians save us from the next pandemic?
Bisexual, an LGBTQ rights advocate and a former member of the Arizona Green Party, Sinema said in 2006 that she was the most liberal member of the Arizona State Legislature, according to HuffPost. These days, representing traditionally conservative Arizona statewide, she portrays herself as a moderate. She favors better medical coverage by improving the insurance company-friendly Affordable Care Act, for example, not by scrapping it in exchange for “Medicare for All.” … [Read more...] about Big Pharma Is Betting on This Rookie Arizona Senator
The guerrilla leader is the leader who – with his charges – is not willing to limit himself behind fixed positions. He doesn’t have to, because (having mastered the five mountains) he is fully prepared to meet destiny and perhaps amend it to his benefit. We saw this type of leader – as I mentioned in the previous lesson – in the Apollo 13 astronauts, who refused to just sit in their crippled spacecraft and survive for a time (until their oxygen was depleted); and British explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton, who when stranded with his men in the frigid Antarctic, refused to sit and wait to be rescued (and probably perish). … [Read more...] about Leadership 101: Destiny Favors the Prepared
“[OSHA has] received complaints from terrified workers that their companies are not following CDC guidelines — and all OSHA has done is send a letter to the company apprising them of the complaint – sometimes waiting a week to get it out,” said Debbie Berkowitz, former chief of staff and senior policy adviser for OSHA during the Obama administration. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 workplace complaints surge; unions rip administration