Friday, October 7, 2022

Health

Orthodox Rabbonim Rule That Biological Girls May Not Attend Boys’ Class

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ISRAEL (VINnews) — A group of leading Zionist rabbis have paskened that a biological female student may only attend a girls’ class, regardless of how she “identifies”. The Rabbi...

WATCH: Rand Paul Grills Fauci on Conflicts of Interest Among Public Health Officials

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WASHINGTON (Yaakov M / VINnews) — On Wednesday, Senator Rand Paul again grilled Dr. Anthony Fauci in a contentious exchange, with the Republican lawmaker vowing to get to the botto...

WHO: COVID End ‘In Sight,’ Deaths At Lowest Since March 2020

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GENEVA (AP) — The head of the World Health Organization said Wednesday that the number of coronavirus deaths worldwide last week was the lowest reported in the pandemic since March...

Under COVID Lockdown, Xinjiang Residents Complain Of Hunger

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BEIJING (AP) — Residents of a city in China’s far western Xinjiang region say they are experiencing hunger, forced quarantines and dwindling supplies of medicine and daily necessit...

UN Warns Cholera Outbreak In Syria Is A Threat To The Region

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DAMASCUS (AP0 - The outbreak of cholera in Syria presents a serious threat to people in the war-torn country and the region, a U.N. official said Tuesday, adding that urgent action...

Monkeypox Death Confirmed By LA County Health Officials

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County resident with a compromised immune system has died from monkeypox, local health officials announced Monday. It's believed to be the first U....

Biden Hopes Ending Cancer Can Be A ‘National Purpose’ For US

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BOSTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday urged Americans to come together for a new “national purpose" — his administration's effort to end cancer "as we know it." At the Joh...
A Nigerian port health official uses a thermometer on a worker at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. (AP Photo)

Are Scanner Thermometers Racist Against Blacks? CNN Seems to Think So

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ATLANTA (Yaakov M / VINnews) — A new study has found that temporal scanner thermometers do not detect fever accurately in Blacks and many Hispanics. Woke CNN went further, sugge...

Do Doctors Always Get a Mitzvah?

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By Rabbi Yair Hoffman for 5tjt.com A lawyer once told of a surgeon who lined up his surgeries back-to -back – to back in order to maximize his income.  He would have an assistan...

Israeli Health Officials Hold COVID ‘War Games,’ Brace For ‘Twindemic’

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JERUSALEM (JNS) - Israeli officials representing several ministries, the Israel Defense Forces and the health system met on Tuesday for a “war game” exercise at the headquarters of...
FILE - This March 20, 2012 file photo shows Netfilx headquarters in Los Gatos, Calif. Netflix on Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 announced it is raising the price of its Internet video service by $1 in the U.S. and several other countries to help cover its escalating costs for shows such as "House of Cards" and other original programming. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Six Arab Countries Demand that Netflix Remove Offensive and Immoral Content

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MIDDLE EAST (VINnews) — Six Arab nations are demanding that Netflix remove “offensive content,” particularly immoral programming that targets children. The Middle Eastern countr...

New York Drops Mask Requirement On Public Transportation

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York state is dropping its mask requirement on public transportation thanks in part to the availability of new booster shots targeting the most common strain of...
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REPORT: Maimonides Hospital Lost $145M Last Year, May be Close to Collapse

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BROOKLYN (VINnews) — Boro Park’s Maimonides Medical Center may need to be “saved” even sooner than expected. In addition to its allegedly subpar conditions and poor record of tr...

China Locks Down 65 Million, Discourages Holiday Travel

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BEIJING (AP) — China has locked down 65 million of its citizens under tough COVID-19 restrictions and is discouraging domestic travel during upcoming national holidays. Across t...

LETTER: It’s Time To Abolish Homework For Elementary School Students

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Dear VIN, Homework is like global warming. Many “experts” are afraid to come out against it, lest they be banished by the establishment. I believe that homework can be unheal...
FILE - This Nov. 11, 2018, photo shows an Ecobee smart thermostat, room sensor and connection components in Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. Smart thermostats, which let consumers adjust their home temperatures remotely using any internet-connected device, are among the most popular smart home technologies, with the global smart thermostat market surpassing $1 billion in 2017, according to Research and Markets. (AP Photo/Cathy Bussewitz, File)

Thousands of Homeowners Locked Out of Own Thermostats by Energy Company

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COLORADO (Yaakov M / VINnews) — On Tuesday, during a blistering hot day, thousands of Colorado residents were shocked to discover they could not control their own thermostats. T...

China Locks Down 21 Million In Chengdu In COVID-19 Outbreak

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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities have locked down Chengdu, a southwestern city of 21 million people, following a spike in COVID-19 cases. Residents have been ordered to stay h...

US Life Expectancy Plunged Again In 2021, Down Nearly A Year

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. life expectancy dropped for the second consecutive year in 2021, falling by nearly a year from 2020, according to a government report being released Wednesday....

US Clears Updated COVID Boosters Targeting Newest Variants

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. on Wednesday authorized its first update to COVID-19 vaccines, booster doses that target today’s most common omicron strain. Shots could begin within day...

Despite Warning from Meron Commission, Police Commissioner Won’t Resign

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — On Tuesday, the Meron Commission sent warning letters to senior Israeli officials. In response, Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai made it clear that he does no...