Community groups including the National Black Church Initiative have been working to ensure sufficient numbers of African Americans participate in vaccine trials. Ratzan said involvement from respected community members was vital to ensure people feel "they're being listened to, their concerns are met, and that the vaccine they are getting is held to the highest standards of safety and efficacy." … [Read more...] about Vaccines are safe. But huge numbers of people around the world say they wouldn’t take a Covid jab
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It would be safe to assume that if a 240mg dose of caffeine, which Fournier consumed, could kill a person, then Starbucks would have seen at least a few deaths from its coffee, which might contain this amount of caffeine in a 350ml or 500ml cup. A person might drink energy drinks and then have a heart problem, but did the former cause the latter, or are they unrelated? It might be that people who suffer a heart attack after drinking an energy shot or energy drink are more likely to associate the heart trouble with the product than are people who suffer heart attacks after drinking coffee. It would be a simple explanation, and one that could hold some appeal for the energy drink industry. But in Fournier's case there was the coroner's report listing caffeine toxicity as the cause of death (although the coroner also mentioned a pre-existing medical condition). … [Read more...] about Generation jitters: are we addicted to caffeine?
US President Donald Trump has said that he no longer wishes to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping and warning he might cut ties with Beijing over the rival superpower's handling of the virus. Pictured, Trump speaks after a tour of a medical supply company on May 14 … [Read more...] about China brands Trump, Pompeo and White House adviser Navarro as the ‘lying trio’ as it intensifies anti-US campaign due to coronavirus tensions