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Letters to the Editor: International Disaster Relief;  mental health meetings;  overuse of social media;  appearance standards

Letters to the Editor: International Disaster Relief; mental health meetings; overuse of social media; appearance standards

Natalie Cohlmia: Developing countries: International disaster relief should not be status-based When a disaster strikes, developed countries respond quickly with appropriate funds and supplies for other developed countries, but must begin to have the same response for developing countries. In 2019, when Notre-Dame de France cathedral was destroyed by fire, help was immediate. Within 10 …

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"Zero COVID" is shaking up China.  But ending the policy can cause a massive health disaster

“Zero COVID” is shaking up China. But ending the policy can cause a massive health disaster

Taipei, Taiwan- Nearly three years after the start of a pandemic that has killed more than 6.6 million people worldwide, the official death toll in mainland China stands at 5,233 – an incredibly low number for the most populated by the world. While most countries have long since stopped trying to eliminate the coronavirus and …

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Letter from Janice Weiner: An abortion ban is a disaster for Iowa - Little Village

Letter from Janice Weiner: An abortion ban is a disaster for Iowa – Little Village

Janice Weiner, Thursday, October 10, 2019. – Zak Neumann / Little Village By Janice Weiner, Iowa City Council Member and Candidate for Iowa Senate District 45 Throw a stone into a pond and the waves move in concentric circles, eventually reaching far-flung shores. Imagine Iowa like this pond and an abortion ban like stone. If …

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