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Pfizer's COVID-19 pill could have real impact in Canada - if we can roll it out fast enough | CBC News
After Canada approved a new treatment for COVID-19, Pfizer's highly effective oral therapeutic Paxlovid, experts are hopeful the highly sought after pill can help control a devastating Omicron-driven surge - if it's rolled out fast enough.
Analysis | The SEC Is Sounding Very European About Unicorns
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is considering forcing large private companies to routinely disclose more financial information to the public.
Kaiser mental health workers strike Monday, demand culturally-sensitive care - SFBay
Nearly 200 Kaiser mental health clinicians are striking Monday in Oakland to demand better care for communities of color, representatives of the National Union of Healthcare Workers said.
LGBTQ Groups Push for Voting Rights, Gun Control on MLK Day
On what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.'s 93 rd birthday, national LGBTQ groups echoed growing calls for federal voting rights legislation and queer activists held a Times Square demonstration urging the Supreme Court to uphold New York's gun laws.
UN: Taliban attempting to exclude women, girls from public life
Taliban leaders in Afghanistan are institutionalising gender-based discrimination and violence, UN group of experts say.
Valentino Gareri Atelier designs eco-village made from 3D-printed cacao waste
Valentino Gareri Atelier has unveiled renderings of the Cacao Eco Village in Ecuador for local farmers that will feature 3D-printed buildings made from recycled cacao.
Santa Clara County advocate garners support for state health care bill
A bill proposing a state single-payer health care system, which would be the first in the nation if passed, has a swell of public support.
Facebook Parenting Groups Are The New Target For Extremist Misinformation - Social Media Explorer
After becoming more extremist, previously mainstream parenting groups via Facebook have changed to become less popular.
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Facebook mom group is a mixed bag of criticism, support and bad advice.
Opinion | The Real Roots of the Debate Over Schools During Covid
Last week's newsletter generated a lot of feedback via email and social media. I will respond to some of the interesting bits.