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Vaccine Equity…Anti-Vaxxers…but let us be alert to Vaccine Apartheid? There is gross discrimination and COVID-19 has to be global in effect otherwise it will re-morph through replication as a stronger variant with the objective of being a “breakthrough the vaccine” modus operandi.

https://ourworldindata.org/covid-vaccinations For more see link above Statistics and Research Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccinations HomeCoronavirusVaccinations 29.7% of the world population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 15.3% is fully vaccinated. 4.4 billion doses have been administered globally, … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Biden announces eviction moratorium extension

Bowing to mounting pressure and public outrage, the Biden administration through the Centers for Disease Control has just announced that the nationwide moratorium on evictions would be extended through October 3 in parts of the country with high rates of … Continue reading

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Ireland population 5+ mn; we thankfully are vaccine receptive and having started as the tortoise we are now reaching herd immunity status 80-90% But we must not forget that the Pandemic is global and we are all interconnected. There is massive Vaccine Apartheid with some heavily populated, impoverished, corrupt, war-torn countries who have little access to vaccine and it is here variants will outsmart us. Recommend this article about Lambda (Source news.com – Australia news site) variant in Peru (population 32 mn). It is in “of interest” category to WHO so the world needs to be concerned: Like Delta it has greater transmissability and other features of Alpha. What we need to be prepared for is a variant which is “Vaccine Resistant”. Dr Mike Ryan speaking to Maria’s son. “Making the world fairer”. We are slow to share. Share data, vaccines, technology, solidarity and so much more.

news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site>news.com.au — Australia’s leading news site Lambda Covid-19 variant may be more transmissible and more resistant to vaccines It is thought to be more transmissible and potentially more vaccine-resistant than other Covid-19 strains. Move over … Continue reading

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WHO: Dr Mike Ryan quotation: and Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Dr Mike Ryan in conversation: Institute of Medicine Summer Symosium 2021 (July)

“Be fast, have no regrets… If you need to be right before you move, you will never win”, said Mike Ryan, epidemiologist at WHO, in March. Highly r/mend youtube Dr Mike Ryan in Conversation: Institute of Medicine Summer Symposium 2021 … Continue reading

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Declan McLoughlin : School of Medicine – Trinity College Dublin

Source: Declan Mc Loughlin : School of Medicine – Trinity College Dublin

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Street Cat Bob memorial unveiled by James Bowen: Exclusive video

Only a handful of people could be there on the day to see the Street Cat Bob memorial, but you can watch James Bowen’s moving tribute here. Source: Street Cat Bob memorial unveiled by James Bowen: Exclusive video

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An interesting view from History BBC History Magazine: Black Death … brief exposure to a ‘golden age’ for medieval women

Post pandemic: how the years after the Black Death briefly became a ‘golden age’ for medieval women Try 3 issues of BBC History Magazine or BBC History Revealed for only £5! In the 150 years after the Black Death halved … Continue reading

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Bartra: Someone has done their homework since the 2008 recession; NAMA became the university for such scholars to create the next market to invest in. For some their interest is Social Housing and Nursing Homes. How did I find this? A friend was referred from St Vincent’s University Hospital at the worst time of COVID-19 to Raheny. The service was so poor I decided to research the backers and found Bartra. Recommend search of urban abandonments and dereliction via Google.

Insight Why social housing in Ireland became popular for investors 13/07/2021 Share FacebookTwitterLinkedIn When it comes to major types of real estate investment, the obvious contenders are residential property and commercial real estate. Therefore, it might come as a surprise … Continue reading

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“Penny universities”. UCD today for second dose of AstraZeneca Oxford vaccine. I got lost but met an elderly gent with his dog going for a coffee outside, near the location for the vaccine centre. This article from the Guardian is essential reading, about the history, and the addiction, the ceremony and how we adapted to change. Coffee shops during COVID-19 lockdowns especially continued to serve coffee – outside became the new fashion and people gathered.

ShowMore Photograph: Jonathan Knowles/Getty ImagesThe long read The invisible addiction: is it time to give up caffeine? Caffeine makes us more energetic, efficient and faster. But we have become so dependent that we need it just to get to our … Continue reading

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Science: COVID-19 progression through compression in medical research

Eric Topol @EricTopolThis will go down in history as one of science and medical research’s greatest achievements. Perhaps the most impressive. I put together a preliminary timeline of some key milestones to show how several years of work were compressed … Continue reading

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