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Schools desperate for substitute teachers beg parents to step in

School districts and officials nationwide are begging parents to step in, loosening requirements for substitute teachers and, in one case, asking the National Guard for…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: It’s very difficult to get access to antiviral COVID treatments — Axios-Ipsos poll: Omicron’s big numbers — Another wave of death — FDA limits…

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Air and water under threat as SCOTUS targets environmental laws

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Jan. 25, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Check out this robot restaurant built for the Winter Games

A robot restaurant built for the Winter Olympics delivers meals from the ceiling and is designed to minimize human contact to prevent COVID-19 infections. Source:…

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New birth trends, including ‘lotus births’ and placenta consumption, come with risks, report says 

Doctors should counsel expectant parents on the risks that alternative birthing choices could pose to babies, a new report said. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/health/womens-health/birth-trends-lotus-births-placenta-consumption-risks-report-rcna13464 Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Bandcamp Fridays return for 2022 after $70m of sales

Bandcamp Fridays has been one of the bright spots of the Covid-19 pandemic for independent musicians and labels. The post Bandcamp Fridays return for 2022…

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The gig economy is trying to solve health care’s burnout crisis

Amid a nationwide nursing shortage and burnout crisis, tech companies say they could be part of the solution by allowing nurses to essentially join the…

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Supply isn’t our only COVID treatment problem

Antiviral COVID treatments are hailed as a pandemic game-changer, but they’re currently in very short supply — and that’s only one of several barriers to access…

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Supply isn’t our only COVID treatment problem

Antiviral COVID treatments are hailed as a pandemic game-changer, but they’re currently in very short supply — and that’s only one of several barriers to access…

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Fiction in the time of climate chaos

The giant wave is coming, folks—but not on the big screen. In this all-climate art panel episode of Art for the End Times, Lyta sits…

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Omicron dashboard: Catch up fast

Health: Axios-Ipsos poll: Omicron’s big numbers — Another wave of death — FDA limits use of Regeneron and Lilly antibody treatments — Fauci: “Confident” Omicron…

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Athletes are going to extremes to dodge COVID before the Olympics

10 days out from the Olympics, athletes around the world are battening down the hatches in hopes of making it to Beijing COVID-free. Why it…

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Peloton’s wild ride and possible buyers

Peloton is having a bumpy ride, and has become a source of fascination among even those who’ve never invested or clipped in. Driving the news:…

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FDA limits use of Regeneron and Lilly COVID antibody treatments

The FDA said Monday it’s limiting the use of two monoclonal antibody therapies as COVID-19 treatments because data indicates they’re “highly unlikely” to be effective…

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Governments around the world used Covid to erode human rights – report

Transparency International ranking reveals decade of standstill on tackling corruption, with many countries reaching historic lows in 2021 Reparations to the Caribbean could break the…

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It’s time to take reproduction in space seriously

Before humans can settle off-Earth, scientists need to figure out how — or even whether — people can reproduce in space. Why it matters: Powerful…

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Pfizer Begins Human Trials for New Omicron-Specific Vaccine

Pfizer and its partner BioNTech announced on Tuesday that they have begun testing a new version of their COVID-19 vaccine that specifically targets the extremely…

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California bill would require all schoolchildren to be vaccinated against COVID-19

A California bill proposed on Monday would require that all students be immunized against COVID-19, … Source: https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/591182-california-bill-would-require-all-schoolchildren-to-be-vaccinated Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Pfizer begins clinical trial for Omicron-specific COVID vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech announced Tuesday that they have started clinical trials for a reformulated vaccine to protect against the Omicron coronavirus variant. Why it matters:…

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It’s time to take reproduction in space seriously

Before humans can settle off-Earth, scientists need to figure out how — or even whether — people can reproduce in space. Why it matters: Powerful…

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Axios-Ipsos poll: Biden’s free COVID tests and masks are popular, but they’re not helping him

Data: Axios/Ipsos poll; Chart: Kavya Beheraj/Axios Two new Biden administration initiatives — mailing at-home COVID-19 tests to those who ask and making free N-95 masks…

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FDA limits use of Regeneron and Lilly COVID antibody treatments

The FDA said Monday it’s limiting the use of two monoclonal antibody therapies as COVID-19 treatments because data indicates they’re “highly unlikely” to be effective…

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