Author: Charlotte Pence Bond

With COVID Spike In U.K., Many Patients Not On Ventilators

The United Kingdom has experienced its largest spike in COVID-19 cases due to the Omicron variant, but the number of individuals who have needed serious care in the hospital hasn’t increased in a drastic way. The Wall Street Journal reported:  Doctors say Omicron is making fewer people seriously sick and the severe respiratory problems that …

New Study Reveals Effect Of Pandemic On Babies

A new study published in JAMA Pediatrics showed the effects of pregnancy during the pandemic on babies. Researchers discovered that babies born during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic received lower scores on a developmental screening test of motor and social skills at six months of age. The study included 255 infants born at …

Olympic Committee Faces Criticism Over Refusal To Answer Questions About Xinjiang

The International Olympic Committee is facing criticism over its lack of discussion regarding its potential involvement with companies working in the Xinjiang province of China, where human rights abuses against ethnic minorities are taking place. A human rights organization has pushed the committee to answer questions. The Wall Street Journal reported that “[t]he group, the …