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Disputes over mask mandates comprise 75% of FAA’s unruly-passenger complaints on planes

A traveler wearing a face mask is seen at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, Feb. 2, 2021. Ting Shen | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images A majority of the Federal Aviation Administration’s unruly-passenger reports on airplanes stem from passengers who refuse to comply with mask mandates put in place to guard… Read More »

Over 2 million likely had long COVID-19 in England, study estimates

A new study projects more than 2 million adults in England likely experienced persistent symptoms in the months following COVID-19 infection, or so-called long COVID. Researchers affiliated with Imperial College London released findings Thursday, stemming from over half a million people in England who participated in several rounds of the Real-Time Assessment of Community Transmission-2… Read More »

How will HIV services be provided when the pandemic is over?

The large shift from face-to-face to telephone appointments in HIV services over the last year has identified some advantages, possibilities and challenges, explored in numerous presentations at the joint British HIV Association and British Association of Sexual Health and HIV conference last week. Ammi Shah of Public Health England presented national data, showing that there… Read More »

Israeli study highlights concern over South African Covid-19 variant

A study from the Tel Aviv University in Israel has raised concerns that the South African variant of Covid-19 could be better at “breaking through” Pzifer/BioNTech vaccine. Scientists from Tel Aviv University and Clalit Health Services in Israel have conducted a study which found that the South African variant of the Covid-19 could be less… Read More »

One School District’s Struggle Over Public Health, Parents and Politics

Brandon Dell’Orto listened to the comments and complaints as the school board meeting dragged on hour after hour. Many parents were angry. Their kids were sad, bored, borderline depressed, fed up with a school model that didn’t allow them to be on campus every day. The parents wanted schools open. They demanded it. Dell’Orto, a… Read More »

Locals fuming over closed border

A late-night, last minute decision to close South Australia’s border with Greater Melbourne at midnight on Thursday has infuriated residents, who have labelled the move “ridiculous” and “paranoid”. The announcement to close the border from 12.01am Thursday was made about 9pm on Wednesday, giving those in the wrong state just three hours to get home,… Read More »