Before the pandemic, Gandhi, the University of California researcher, specialized in HIV. But like other infectious-disease experts these days, she has spent many of her waking hours thinking about the coronavirus. And in scrutinizing the data on outbreaks one day, she noticed what might be a pattern: People were wearing masks in the settings with the highest percentage of asymptomatic cases. … [Read more...] about 40% of people with coronavirus have no symptoms. Might they be the key to ending the pandemic?
An exuberant Lion Dance helped celebrate the 58th anniversary of the Golden State Fortune Cookie Factory on Saturday. The colorful lions and loud music is meant to bring prosperity by scaring bad spirits away but factory owner Kevin Chan said this one was for Chinatown itself. … [Read more...] about San Francisco Chinatown Business Woes Deepen as Pandemic Persists
Taiwan’s success was noted on Friday’s broadcast of “The McLaughlin Group,” when Chicago Tribune columnist Clarence Page praised Azar’s visit, citing the differences between how Taiwan and China handled the coronavirus outbreak, and the latter’s lack of transparency and deceit as to the extent of the crisis. … [Read more...] about Azar Lands in Taiwan with Highest-Level U.S. Delegation for Decades
According to a 2018 report, around 10,000 failed asylum seekers had taken up the German offer of €800 (£720/$940) per adult in two separate payments or €1,200 (£1,100/$1,400) for those who wish to return before their asylum application was fully processed. In 2017, the German government put aside €90 million (£81m/$106m) to fund voluntary repatriations. … [Read more...] about Over 130 Iraqi Migrants Return Home on Voluntary Greek Flight
Not only is Twitter wrong to dismiss the factual issue of voter fraud, it’s an egregious abuse of power to specifically target President Trump while allowing others, including Joe Biden and the Communist Party of China, to repeatedly post clearly erroneous tweets and propaganda. … [Read more...] about PARSCALE: Twitter Censors President Trump But Not Communist China? Something Doesn’t Add Up