Date is exactly 2021-07-19
2021-07-19This Buffalo News article discusses the racial disparities impacting the residents of Erie County during the pandemic. The article claims that the pandemic shined a light on the racial disparities as more African American community members were becoming infected and dying from COVID.
2021-07-19This article from the Associated Press discusses a study done by Nevada-based scientists, that have found a correlation between wildfire smoke and positive COVID cases. The study showed that "for every 10 micrograms per cubic meter of small particulate matter known as PM2.5 in the air, the positivity rate increased about 6.3% two to six days later". The study acknowledges, however, that the uptick in cases may be from other factors, such as a second surge, or students going back to school. Although further studies are required, the study done by the Nevada scientists may suggest that higher pollution levels can make people more prone to viruses.
2021-07-19Afghanistan- not forgotten?
2021-07-19According to official reports, Peru has vaccinated at least 4 million people with 2 doses. In a country of 32 million people, the progress is slow, but moving forward. Peru is depending on several countries to supply its vaccines including China and the U.S.