Security Researchers Say The Reopen America Campaign Is Being Astroturfed

Gun advocacy and conservative groups are responsible for astroturfing the reopen America campaign that has swept the US in recent days, according to research from cybersecurity experts.

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Australian government stops listing major threats to species under environment laws

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Exclusive: Environment documents show the federal government has stopped assessing major threats to the survival of native wildlife

The federal government has stopped listing major threats to species under national environment laws, and plans to address listed threats are often years out of date or have not been done at all.

Environment department documents released under freedom of information laws show the government has stopped assessing what are known as “key threatening processes”, which are major threats to the survival of native wildlife.

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Deadly child fever is Covid: Youngsters hit by inflamed blood vessels had the coronavirus, study finds

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Deadly child fever is Covid: Youngsters hit by inflamed blood vessels had the coronavirus, study finds

A deadly new inflammatory syndrome in children is caused bycoronavirus, a study revealed yesterday.

Health SecretaryMatt Hancocksaid last week that he was ‘very worried’ by anNHSalert over a serious autoimmune response.

The study into eight cases of children admitted to intensive care with coronavirus-related inflammatory syndrome found that all tested positive for virus antibodies – showing they have previously had Covid-19, often without displaying symptoms.

Experts said the study, published in The Lancet, supports the view that the virus is the cause.

The children, aged four to 14, were all treated in intensive care at Evelina London Children’s Hospital in mid-April. One, a previously healthy 14-year-old boy, died of a stroke after being admitted.

Seven of the eight were clinically obese and six were from Bame (black, Asian…

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Whistleblower offers window into HHS’s flawed COVID-19 response – Reuters

A new whistleblower complaint has drawn attention for its allegations that the Trump administration retaliated against a scientist who sent early coronavirus warnings. The case also provides an insider account of the dysfunction critics say paralyzed the Department of Health and Human Services at the dawn of the COVID-19 response.

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Malaria drug touted by Trump for coronavirus fails another test – Reuters

The malaria treatment repeatedly championed by U.S. President Donald Trump as a “game changer” in the fight against the novel coronavirus has again failed to show a benefit in patients hospitalized with COVID-19, according to a study released on Thursday.

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