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As our CEO @MSuzman  says, no barriers should stand in the way of equitable access to vaccines. We are supportive of a narrow intellectual property waiver for COVID-19 vaccines during the pandemic.

How are you taking climate action during the COVID-19 pandemic? @voicesofyouth 

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🎦Workers unload cargo from a truck at WFP's warehouse in Juba📍 The truck was full of bags of sorghum that will be distributed across #SouthSudan  thanks to @WFPLogistics 💪👏

In this study of immunogenicity of the first dose of the mRNA #SARSCoV2  vaccine among solid organ transplant recipients, the majority of participants did not mount appreciable antispike antibody responses @BrianBoyarsky  @jgaronzikwang  @hopkinssurgery 

To pay homage and pledge solidarity with the victims of COVID-19 and their families in Brazil, @greenpeacebrasil  used almost 18 tonnes of food and supplies to spell out the message “400 thousand lives” in Manaus, one of the epicenters of the pandemic.

WOW!!!! WHATAGOAL! @Maple LeafsMitch Marner dekes out @CanadiensMTL  goalie Cayden Primeau for Toronto’s 4rth goal of the 1st period as the Leafs play the Habs at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. #Leafs  #GoLeafsGo 

To help others who've recently found out they need heart surgery, Heart Valve Ambassador Christine Rekash shared the questions she asked her doctor about surgery, recovery and the future. Read her blog here:

There've been nearly 3,800 reports of violence & discrimination against Asian Americans since last March. The COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, which aims to provide greater support with law-enforcement responses to #COVID19  hate crimes, passed 94-1 in the Senate.

The CDC said computer modeling shows “a sharp decline” in the number of new COVID-19 cases could occur by July. But that scenario could be upended by a slowdown in vaccinations, relaxation of safety measures, and a rise in variants, the agency said.

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Easy Vegan Mozzarella for Gut-Healthy Pizza and More | Well+Good

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Despite being the sixth-largest economy in the world, India spent a paltry 3.5% of its GDP (in 2018) on health. By comparison, Brazil spent 9.5% of its GDP on health, China and Mexico 5.4%.

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Television Upcoming TV Appearance Television | Kids Help Phone’s President and CEO @KathyHay  will be appearing on @TheAgenda  tonight at 8:00 PM ET! Watch Live on Twitter by visiting:

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@jaywill73097884  Thanks for sharing your gratitude! Read more notes of thanks from all across the country: #ThankAHungerHero 

💻 Upcoming event! What happens when #ClimateChange  drives fish stocks across political boundaries? Join Principal Scientist@KTlongo  @MSCecolabel  & Project leads @rodfujita  @EDFOceans  & Arielle Levine@SDSUGeography , on May 12th in a new webinar series discussing how to… 1/3

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#COVID19 VACCINE UPDATE: Daily figures on the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses that have been given in the UK. As of 6 May, 51,225,890 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been given in the UK. Visit the @PHE_uk  dashboard for more info: ▶️

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To date, relatively few Americans have received #COVID19  vaccinations where they usually receive care: their regular doctor’s office. Going forward, the sidelining of primary care clinicians and health systems that people trust could hinder progress and undermine equity.

This is a bold move by @Joe Biden⁩ to which we should give our full support. No one is safe from new variants until everyone is safe & this could help stop the tragedy in India spreading to Africa Biden backs suspending Covid-19 vaccine patents

Check out #AHRQ  PSNet featured research on Medicare#sepsis  bundle, diagnostic accuracy of geriatric trauma triage tools, and overdiagnosis of common conditions in primary care settings

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The Global Sodium Benchmarks target several categories of high-sodium 🧂 food products: 🥯 Processed and packaged bread 🥫 Savory snacks 🥩 Meat products 🧀 Cheese products. Reducing daily sodium intake can lower the risk of future high blood pressure and heart ♥️ disease

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Scoops of the Week

I write about Toronto planning’s strange aversion to height. #topoli  1/

#HandHygiene  is essential to beat #COVID19  & support #InfectionPrevention : Regularly & thoroughly #CleanYourHands  🙌 with an alcohol-based hand rub 🧴 or wash them with soap 🧼 & water. Staying safe: ✅ protects you ✅ protects others

If you have recently traveled, attended a large social gathering, or been in a crowded indoor setting, consider getting tested for #COVID19 . Learn more about testing: .

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Today we have announced we are mobilizing the largest humanitarian relief effort in our company’s history to help the people of India fight the vicious second wave of coronavirus that is currently ravaging the nation.

It's #HandHygiene  Day. To properly handwash you need: ✅ water 💦 ✅ soap 🧼 ✅ at least 40-60 seconds ⏳ This is how it works: 👇

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Today is #RedDressDay , the National Day of Awareness for #MMIWG  & 2SLGBTQQIA+ people. We encourage everyone in CA to wear red to honour the lives lost & support families, survivors & all the lives forever changed by violence toward Indigenous women, girls & the 2S+ community.

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This is a huge deal: MDMA Reaches Next Step Toward Approval for Treatment - The New York Times

This week US will have given 250 million vaccinations to 150 million Americans Which has led to a map w/ few warm spots and the lowest number of cases and hospitalizations in 7 months. Momentum to build on --> containment, a goal that has not been met here since the pandemic began

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