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Operation ‘Warp Speed’ as announced by President Trump in relation to vaccine development sounds great but it’s wrong. Warp speed is not possible despite what Star Trek promises and is fictional, a concept that seems to apply to many of the President’s announcements. The use of warp speed refers to how fast and thus how far you can travel not to the development of anything.
Late in the fourth year of the Trump presidency, the United States is confronting a far more dangerous war than the “forever wars” he says he is ending. This is a multiphase conflict begun by the president himself, with new battle fronts opened daily. The deadly combat can end only if he is voted out of office.
Dr. Moncef Slaoui, a Muslim, an immigrant and a proud Moroccan with Belgian and US citizenship has been chosen to head Donald Trump’s fast-track effort to develop and distribute a vaccine for Covid-19. Trump
The US Centers for Disease Control has just told states to prepare for a possible vaccine as early as November, putting the issue of vaccine approval front and centre. So consider this column an open letter to scientists,
Despite warnings to humans, fossil fuels continue to remain steadfast and have damaging consequences. Burning of coal, for instance, not only leads to air pollution but deaths too.
Such a dilemma, isn’t it? You either prostrate yourself at the feet of Mark Zuckerberg, offer up your private information as data, and make the tech giant even more rich and powerful, or you... leave WhatsApp. Hang on a minute – put like that, it’s not really a dilemma at all.
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party on Saturday chose Armin Laschet, the pragmatic governor of Germany’s most populous state, as its new leader — sending a signal of continuity months before an election in which voters will decide who becomes the new chancellor.