18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic – a retrospective in 7 charts

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Published by
The Moderate Voice

September 11, 2021 marks the 18 month anniversary of the WHO declaring the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic.summerphotos/Stock via Getty Images Plus Katelyn Jetelina, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston A year and a half into what the World Health Organization officially declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020, it’s an understatement to say that Americans are exhausted. I’m an epidemiologist and an internationally recognized science communicator, and I’ve often found myself running between COVID-19 meetings asking “how did we get here?” Figuring out the “how” is essential to prepari…

Read More

Putin says any Belarusian move to cut gas flows risks hitting ties

Published by Reuters By Katya Golubkova and Tom Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday that Belarus had not consulted him before raising the possibility of cutting Russian natural gas flows to Europe, adding that such a move would risk harming ties between Minsk and its key ally Moscow. Belarusian President Alexander

Read More »

Commentary: Don’t ignore the war in Ethiopia

Published by Chicago Tribune Outsiders often view Africa as one large zone of war, poverty and tragedy. It’s not, but armed conflict is ongoing today in about a dozen of Africa’s 54 countries. While all of these conflicts are tragic, some are more relevant to the outside world than others. Ethiopia’s conflict is one of

Read More »

Bitcoin Hits $50K; What’s Driving The Surge?

Published by ValueWalk Today, CoinDesk, the leading resource for crypto research & data, published their highly anticipated Q3 Market Report outlining the trends driving the digital asset markets, focusing on Bitcoin, Ethereum, DeFi, and more. In all, assets generally performed well, scaling projects on Bitcoin and Ethereum thrived, institutions started paying even more attention, and

Read More »