Tag Archives: People

Infectious disease expert agrees with Biden that platforms like Facebook are ‘killing people’ with Covid misinformation

Dr. Nahid Bhadelia, founding director of the Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases at Boston University, told CNBC, that, medically, she agrees with President Joe Biden‘s assertion that platforms like Facebook are killing people by allowing Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on their services. “I think social media is playing a big role in amplifying misinformation, which is leading… Read More »

Type of heart attack differs in people living with HIV: link with drug use and sepsis in younger people

Sepsis and use of stimulant drugs are important causes of heart attack among people living with HIV according to US research published in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. Heart attacks with such causes, rather than attacks caused by hardening of the arteries, predominated among younger people living with HIV who experienced a heart… Read More »

‘Laying people off is the hardest’ – The Happy Pear on business struggles, big egos and going back to basics

Want to know what the opposite of social distancing is? The Happy Pear twins Stephen and David Flynn, 41, are sitting out the back of their vegan shop in Greystones, Co Wicklow, on a glorious spring morning, eating the same wholemeal falafel pitta. Not a pitta cut in half, you understand, but the same pitta,… Read More »