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Hollowed-Out Public Health System Deals With More Cuts Amidst Virus

Marshaled against a virus that has sickened at least 2.6 million in the U.S., killed more than 126,000 people, and cost tens of millions of jobs and $3 trillion in federal rescue money, state and local government health workers on the ground are sometimes paid so little that they qualify for public aid. They track…

How Removing Public Monuments Works

Advertisement In Richmond, Virginia, in June 2020, during protests against police brutality and racism, demonstrators spray-painted the base of a statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee with epithets and slogans like "Black Lives Matter", "Blood On Your Hands" and "Stop White Supremacy." These were sparked by the May 2020, death of George Floyd while…

Hollowed-Out Public Health System Faces More Cuts In The Middle Of Infection

The U.S. public health system has been starved for decades and lacks the resources to confront the worst health crisis in a century. Marshaled against a virus that has sickened at least 2.6 million in the U.S., killed more than 126,000 people and cost tens of millions of jobs and $3 trillion in federal rescue…

Politics, not public health, drive Americans’ attitudes toward coronavirus masks

Mask-wearing has become the latest partisan division in an increasingly politically divided pandemic.Why it matters: It's becoming increasingly clear that wearing even a basic cloth mask is one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But whether or not people are willing to wear one has less to do with the…

India’s Public Health System Is Failing its Doctors, and Patients Are Paying the Price

Want the best of VICE News straight to your inbox? Sign up here. NEW DELHI — Aside from the United States, India is now recording the fastest rise in coronavirus cases per day and has become the world’s fourth worst affected nation. Nearly every day this week, the country reported record numbers of cases, and…

Chris Hayes requires Trump to resign: ‘Urgent matter of public health, public security’

Chris Hayes on why Trump must resign: “If this presidency had creditors, the virus' resurgence this week would have been a default event. Only it is not his creditors who are suffering. It is us.”June 27, 2020

LA County public health director exposes violent threats versus her over coronavirus reaction

Los Angeles County's top health official said Monday that she and others in similar roles have received death threats over safety measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, prompting some to resign, as ways to combat the pandemic have turned increasingly politically partisan.In a statement, Barbara Ferrer, the director of the L.A. County Department of…

Public Enemy Tells Donald Trump To ‘Shut The F ** k Up’ In Explosive New Tune

Public Enemy has released a new anti-Trump protest anthem. The DJ Premier-produced “State of the Union” ― released online for free Friday ― rails against Donald Trump without mentioning the president by name. “All we know is Trump has gotta go,” the hip-hop group (which is still very much together following that hoax) wrote on YouTube. Footage of Trump,…

Public restrooms bring coronavirus risks. Here’s how to be mindful

Most public restrooms are grungy in the best of times. Now, we have the coronavirus risk to contend with, too. There are lots of risks – dirty sinks and door handles, airborne particles and other people in small, enclosed spaces who may or may not be breathing out the coronavirus. So, how do you stay…

Azek is going public: 5 things to know about the maker of decking, patio and other outdoor products

Azek Co. will raise about $765 million in the biggest initial public offering of the week.Late Thursday, the company priced its IPO at $23 a share, above its expected range of $19 to $21 each, offering 33.25 million shares to raise $764.8 million.The maker of low-maintenance but sustainable building materials for outdoor living is planning…

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Covid-19 Is Speeding Up Human Improvement– Let’s Not Waste It

Back when we started WIRED magazine, it was all digital, all the time. In Silicon Valley, bodies were treated like the somewhat inconvenient and sometimes embarrassing things that needed to be fueled and occasionally rested so that they could support big heads that housed big ideas about the future. Human biology wasn’t exactly on our…

A Startup Is Testing the Subscription Model for Search Engines

In November 2017, Sridhar Ramaswamy—the head of Google's $95 billion advertising arm—left the company after a scandal concerning advertisements for major corporations found on YouTube videos that put children in questionable situations. Ramaswamy told The New York Times that shortly after that incident, he decided that he needed to do something different in his life—because…

The 7 Best Drones (2020 ): Budget, Toys, Expert Video

It's no exaggeration to say that drones have changed the way we view the world. They've taken once difficult and expensive moviemaking techniques and made them accessible to anyone. Videos that once required a camera crew, expensive cranes, and hours of filming can now be done in minutes by the best drones with the tap…

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Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Squeeze Out a ‘Bendy Straw’ Cyst

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper tackles a cyst located right behind a patient’s ear.Dr. Lee uses a surgical punch tool to pop out a straw-like tube of contents from the cyst.The growth featured in this video is likely an epidermoid cyst, which is filled with wet dead skin cells and keratin.In a…

Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Pop an ‘Applesauce-Filled’ Cyst

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper removes a big, irritated cyst that looks like it’s filled with applesauce.Once punctured, the cyst explodes and squirts yellowish, chunky contents all over Dr. Lee's gloves.The growth is likely an epidermoid cyst, which is filled with skin cells and keratin, and commonly occurs on the face, neck,…

Watch Dr. Pimple Popper Dodge These Squirting Cyst That Have Disturbing Range

In a new Instagram video, Dr. Pimple Popper celebrates squirting cysts and blackheads with a cringeworthy compilation.The video shows Dr. Lee dodging pops that come squirting out in pretty shocking explosions.Released on July 4, the video is set to the sound of exploding fireworks, which is particularly fitting for the clips and the holiday.Want to…