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Coronavirus: Poll says just 30% of Brits would definitely get vaccine – Business Insider

  Scientists warn that the UK government will have to convince people to get a vaccine amid significant levels of skepticism among Brits. Scientists say the UK government must fight misinformation to convince people to get a vaccine. Just 30% of Brits told an opinion poll that they would definitely get a coronavirus vaccine. 16% […]

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Doctor tells Nicolle Wallace why ‘the worst is yet to come’ — and it ‘scared the bejesus’ out of the MSNBC anchor – Raw Story

Speaking to MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace on Friday, two foreign policy experts explained the shocking ways in which President Donald Trump has ignored the continued attacks on the American election at the hands of Russia.  +++++++++++++++++   “President Trump is in a dilapidated political state because of his inactions and failures to lead the country through […]

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Vaccine Expert Has A Grim Prediction Of What Coronavirus Will Do ‘For Years And Years’ | HuffPost

“Put your tray-table up in the upright and locked position. It’s going to be a very tough fall,” Dr. Peter Hotez told MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace.   Vaccine expert Dr. Peter Hotez on Friday predicted the coronavirus will continue to plague the United States “for years and years, even after vaccines are out and we get […]

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Coronavirus: Myths vs facts | khou.com

  World-renowned expert Dr. Peter Hotez debunks vaccine myths as polling suggests half of Americans would not get a COVID-19 vaccine if and when available.   Author: Marcelino Benito (KHOU) Published: 2:17 PM CDT August 7, 2020 Updated: 6:10 PM CDT August 7, 2020   HOUSTON — There’s growing optimism a coronavirus vaccine could be developed and approved by the Food […]

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UC Access Now advocates for students with disabilities across UC campuses – Daily Bruin

By Emily MacInnis Aug. 8, 2020 4:38 pm In 2019, Megan Lynch hurt her hand parking her bike because the bike rack was not accessible. She brought the issue to her superiors, but they didn’t see the issue as a priority. “I realized that if I approached any abled-led organization, it would go the same (way),” […]

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OCR Complaint Filed by National Organizations on Behalf of the Family of Michael Hickson

OCR Complaint Filed by National Organizations on Behalf of the Family of Michael Hickson July 31, 2020 Roger SeverinoDirector, Office for Civil RightsU.S. Department of Health & Human Services200 Independence Avenue, S.W.Washington DC 20201 RE: Complaint of Disability Discrimination filed by the National Council on Independent Living et al Dear Mr. Severino: This complaint concerns illegal discrimination […]

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Products: Disability Portrayal Issues/Media | Research & Training Center on Independent Living

Disability Portrayal Issues/Media July 26, 2020 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The 9th edition of Guidelines: How to Write about People with Disabilities celebrates this landmark legislation and reaffirms our commitment to its principles. First published in 1984, the Guidelines brochure has become a classic on person-first language. It reflects input from more than […]