Category Archives: Science

BARBADOS: COVID Paralysis Versus VS COVID Management Compared – Opinion

Submitted by Richard Petko to the Barbados Underground Blog

The past two weeks has seen a national pause and a furtherance of the pause. What are the actual goals of the pause? What are the goalposts for re-opening? What are the goals for tourism? These are all valid questions and I think they should be asked and answered. Before answering it is pertinent to see what other Caribbean jurisdictions which are considered as world class as Barbados are doing.        Continue reading

EDUCATION: After Covid, will digital learning be the new normal? – The Guardian

Digital schools and learning could be the new normal using the latest on-line tools.

Tech-based teaching may increase the advantages enjoyed by wealthier, better resourced pupils.

Schools have embraced apps and remote classes in the past year. Some see benefits in virtual learning but others fear the impact on disadvantaged children and privatisation by stealth

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VIDEO: The Future of Humans: Love Your Servitude – By Aldous Huxley and George Orwell

What is the future of humans? This is a very serious question today especially now with the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the world. During the last century Aldous Huxley and George Orwell foretold many of the developments we now see in technology for human control. China is well advanced in this area.

Look at this video and see if it gives you an insight on what is REALLY happening around you today… and this is just the beginning of “Future Man” using Artificial Intelligence.  It will all happen —very quickly, within our lifetimes.    Continue reading

LIFESTYLE CHANGES: “Generation Gap” – in Pictures

What a complete 180 degree turn around.

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COVID-19: Brazil clears emergency use of Sinovac; AstraZeneca vaccines; shots begin

Minutes after Anvisa’s board voted unanimously to approve both vaccines, Monica Calazans, a 54-year-old  nurse in Sao Paulo, became the first person to be inoculated in Brazil, receiving the Chinese vaccine known as CoronaVac.            Continue reading

Moray House Trust: Guyana’s Oil: Priorities for 2021 – Virtual Event – January 16, 2021

Moray House Trust warmly invites to you to attend our fourth virtual event:

TitleGuyana’s Oil: Priorities for 2021

Panel: Dr. Vincent Adams, Dr. Janette Bulkan, Christopher Ram

Date: Saturday 16th January 2021
Time: 4.00 pm Guyana time [3.00 pm Toronto & New York, 8.00 pm UK].

COVID-19: ‘I’m not an anti-vaxxer, but…’ US health workers’ vaccine hesitancy raises alarm

The Guardian – January 10, 2021

With up to 40% of frontline workers in LA county refusing Covid-19 inoculation experts warn that understanding and persuasion are needed.

Susan, a critical care nurse based in Alaska, has been exposed to Covid-19 multiple times and has watched scores of people die from the illness. But she did not want to get the vaccination when she learned it would soon be available.          Continue reading

FUTURE: Elon Musk Most Shocking 2021 Predictions – Here are his Top Five

FUTURE: Elon Musk Most Shocking 2021 Predictions – And Tesla Share Price Prediction

If you thought 2020 was disruptive, wait until you see what Elon Musk is predicting for 2021. Here are his Top Five 2021 Predictions for 2021 and how he sees the world changing in the year ahead. Watch the video for the latest on his plans with Tesla, Starlink and SpaceX, as well as the predicted Tesla share price according to Billionaire investor Ron Baron. And get ready for the game changing business models of FSD, the Tesla Network and Tesla Virtual Power Plants.          Continue reading

MEDICAL: UK to roll out Astra/Oxford COVID vaccine after world-first approval

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Britain became the first country to approve the coronavirus vaccine developed by Oxford    University and AstraZeneca, hoping that rapid action will help it stem a record surge of infections driven by a highly contagious form of the virus.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government, which has ordered 100 million doses, had already fast-tracked approval of a vaccine developed by Pfizer and Germany’s BioNTech, and administered hundreds of thousands of shots weeks ahead of European Union countries and the United States.              Continue reading

MEDICAL: China gives its first COVID-19 vaccine approval to Sinopharm

BEIJING,  (Reuters) – December 30, 2020. China approved its first COVID-19 vaccine for general public use today, a shot developed by an affiliate of state-backed pharmaceutical giant Sinopharm, as it braces for greater transmission risks over the winter.

No detailed efficacy data of the vaccine has been publicly released but its developer, Beijing Biological Products Institute, a unit of Sinopharm subsidiary China National Biotec Group (CNBG), said that its vaccine was 79.34% effective in preventing people from developing the disease based on interim data. 

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