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Black activist, 20, takes charge at Mississippi’s only abortion clinic

Health Women Loading the player… Due to Mississippi’s archaic laws on reproductive rights, the state has only one abortion clinic.   One lone Black woman is fighting back by escorting women who seek to terminate their pregnancies into the clinic under a hail of threats and verbal abuse from protesters, ABC News reports. Asia Brown, 20,… Read More »

ICUs are nearing capacity in this French city. And it’s only September

That’s how Dr. Olivier Joannes-Boyau, head of the intensive care unit at University Hospital in the southwestern city of Bordeaux, describes the resurgence of Covid-19 in France. After young French people took advantage of the lifting of lockdown and summer months to socialize freely, Covid-19 hospitalizations have risen in large cities like Paris, Bordeaux and… Read More »

Nearly a million have started taking PrEP worldwide – only a third of UNAIDS’ 2020 target

Despite the incredible efficacy of oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and 78 countries currently offering PrEP in some form, its effectiveness at reducing HIV incidence in the real world has been dependent on far-reaching factors that go beyond how well PrEP is able to prevent HIV acquisition at a cellular level: political leadership, quality health services… Read More »

There’s Only One Right Way to Watch the Marvel Cinematic Universe Movies In Order

2020 marks a landmark in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For the first time since 2009, there will be no feature film entry in the MCU canon (we’re still waiting on the official release date for WandaVision, which will fit into things as a limited Disney+ series). And while that’s a loss for… Read More »

Pubs, bars and restaurants were to blame for only 3% of all coronavirus outbreaks last week

New questions over government’s chaotic curfew scheme as it emerges hospitality sector was to blame for just THREE PER CENT of all coronavirus outbreaks last week – while schools were behind 42% The struggling hospitality sector saw 22 outbreaks of respiratory illness last week from 532 in England overall Seventeen of these were confirmed to… Read More »