Austria maxed out her credit card helping a few Star residents move into safer motels: a single mom from Puerto Rico and her 3-year-old daughter; an elderly man who served time in prison decades earlier and spent his evenings sweeping the sidewalk in front of his room; the young pregnant woman who worked at Burger King and had filled out the form for the Community Hope Center's housing program. … [Read more...] about A pandemic, a motel without power and a potentially terrifying glimpse of Orlando’s future
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“Right now they’re just prisoners: There’s no school, no programs, they’re not even letting them go outside for fresh air,” said Denise, who asked that her last name be withheld to protect her son’s juvenile record. In general, The Chronicle does not identify juveniles accused or found guilty of crimes to protect their privacy, under the newsroom’s reporting policies. … [Read more...] about The coronavirus is spiking in California’s youth prisons. So why isn’t the state letting young prisoners out?
Tulane microbiology professor Bob Garry questioned whether Gonzalez was the right person to teach Sierra Leoneans how to protect themselves from Ebola. In 1994, the French researcher was at the center of a safety scare at Yale University after he accidentally infected himself with the rare Sabia virus and didn't notify officials there for more than a week. The university put more than 100 people under surveillance and ordered Gonzalez to take a remedial safety course. Garry said that should have raised a red flag. … [Read more...] about Investigation: U.S. company bungled Ebola response
Return rates were significantly lower for the smaller testing operations, including the satellite test centres, which are used at hospitals, the return rate was just 25.7 per cent. For home tests, which are posted out to people's homes, a dismal 1.8 per cent — one in 50 — produced a result within 24 hours. Two thirds took between one and two days. … [Read more...] about Britain records 85 more Covid-19 deaths as infection rate drops to 1 in 4,000