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Covid-19 news: Japan to declare state of emergency ahead of Olympics

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga speaking during a press conference to announce a new coronavirus state of emergency covering Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto and Hyogo regions. PHILIP FONG/AFP via Getty Images… Read More »

It has come to this: ignore vaccines-in-animals drug industry PR & news

A long-haired male golden hamster (via Wikipedia & Creative Commons) Earlier this week, a powerful opinion piece, “It Has Come To This:  Ignore the CDC,”  co-authored by former National Institutes of Health director Harold Varmus,  was published in the New York Times. That’s on the science side. On the PR and journalism side, it has… Read More »

Covid-19 news: UK coronavirus alert level lowered from four to three

By Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 19 June UK coronavirus alert level lowered from four to three The UK’s chief medical officers today said the country’s coronavirus alert level has reduced from four to three. This level of the alert system corresponds… Read More »