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Washington lawmaker apologizes for wearing yellow Star of David during speech against vaccine mandates

A Washington lawmaker apologized for wearing a yellow Star of David, a symbol that the Nazis forced upon Jews as an identification marker during the Holocaust, while giving a speech in which he railed against vaccine mandates. Republican state Rep. Jim Walsh apologized Wednesday after he placed the star on his shirt as he addressed… Read More »

Poison Centers Warn Against Gas Siphoning

SATURDAY, May 22, 2021 — A rash of gasoline-related poisoning calls has led U.S. poison experts to warn against gas siphoning. Gasoline hoarding and siphoning in some East Coast states has led to a significant increase in gasoline-related emergencies, the Association of Poison Control Centers said. Recent concerns about limited gasoline supplies due to the… Read More »

India launches effort to inoculate all adults against COVID

Loading the player… In hopes of taming a monstrous spike in COVID-19 infections, India opened vaccinations to all adults Saturday, launching a huge inoculation effort that was sure to tax the limits of the federal government, the country’s vaccine factories and the patience of its 1.4 billion people. The world’s largest maker of vaccines was… Read More »

Strides Against HIV/AIDS Falter, Especially in the South, as Nation Battles Covid

Facing a yearlong siege from the coronavirus, the defenses in another, older war are faltering. For the last two decades, HIV/AIDS has been held at bay by potent antiviral drugs, aggressive testing and inventive public education campaigns. But the COVID-19 pandemic has caused profound disruptions in almost every aspect of that battle, grounding outreach teams,… Read More »