For years, it seemed no one would listen, but Zhang later found an unlikely ally in the People's Daily -- the official newspaper of the ruling Communist Party. It ran a scathing commentary in September 2011 that asked: "In a case where someone was clearly wronged, why has it been so difficult to make it right?" … [Read more...] about ‘My son is innocent’: Chinese man exonerated 21 years after execution
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Ruan Chuansheng, a law professor at the Shanghai Administration Institute, said that the ruling in Zhang's case showed the advancement of the rule of law, according to China Daily. But he also said judicial authorities could help prevent wrongful convictions by excluding evidence gained through torture. … [Read more...] about He spent 27 years in prison for murdering two children. Now a Chinese court has found him not guilty
But the absence of that information does not preclude the distribution of a vaccine. Many vaccines are effective even though scientists don’t know the amount of antibodies needed to prevent infection. A vaccine can even be effective if it doesn’t prevent infection. … [Read more...] about Those coronavirus vaccines leading the race? Don’t ditch the masks quite yet
Kassanoff said that she wouldn’t hesitate to recommend vaccination for people in high-risk groups since they are more likely to experience the most severe illness. Vaccination is worthwhile provided it only yields minor side effects, such as aches or low-grade fever lasting only a few days, she said. … [Read more...] about We asked 3 doctors: Will you get the first COVID-19 vaccine that becomes available?
Africa has seen an 11% increase in cases in the past week, lower than in recent weeks, but Nkengasong says that while it’s tempting to see a decrease, the numbers must be observed over several weeks to determine the real trend of infections on the continent of 1.3 billion people. … [Read more...] about The Latest: UK says 50M masks unusable over safety concerns