Pound to naira official exchange rate/black market rate today, 04 February 2022

This is the news of the pound to naira exchange rate at the official and black market exchange rates today, February 4, 2022. Read Naija News Update on the official pound rates as well black market Prices, Currency Exchange (BDC) Prices and CBN prices. How much is Pound to naira …

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Amita Gupta named director of Johns Hopkins M

image: Amita Gupta, MD, MHS see Following Credit: Johns Hopkins Medicine Amita Gupta, MD, MHS, an expert in the global treatment, prevention and control of diseases such as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and tuberculosis (TB), has been named the seventh director of the Division of Infectious Diseases of Johns Hopkins …

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‘Havana Syndrome’: US Intelligence Community Report Says ‘Pulsed Electromagnetic Energy’ Could Be The Cause

But the panel stopped short of making a final decision, saying only that electromagnetic energy and, in limited circumstances, ultrasound could explain the main symptoms – underscoring how the cloudy disease known colloquially as ” Havana Syndrome” has remained one of the intelligence community’s most enduring mysteries. “We learned a …

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Kenya Health Data Platform Afya Rekod Closes $2M Funding Round

Afya Rekod announced the closing of a $2 million fundraiser. The round was led by Mac Venture Capital with participation from Next Chymia. Mac Venture Capital is a US-based, seed-stage venture capital firm that invests in technology startups by leveraging shifts in cultural trends and behaviors. Next Chymia is a …

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Viventium Partners with ZayZoon to Provide Employees and Caregivers Access to Earned Wages | Your money

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ, Feb. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Viventium, a SaaS-based human resource management solution that offers a remarkable user experience, flexible software, and expert guidance so clients can be confident their payroll is being done right, and ZayZoon, a leader in providing small and medium-sized businesses with access …

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GSK to get $1.25 billion to settle HIV drug patent dispute with Gilead

A view shows the headquarters of GlaxoSmithKline in London, Britain, January 17, 2022.REUTERS/Hannah McKay Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Settlement expected in Q1 2022 Gilead will pay 3% royalties until 2027 GSK shares rise 0.7% Feb 2 (Reuters) – Britain’s GlaxoSmithKline (GSK.L) will receive $1.25 billion …

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DMK ward secretary hacked to death by gang in public view – Reuters

Through Express press service CHENNAI: A DMK official was murdered in Madipakkam on Tuesday evening. The man, identified as Selvam (46) (full name not available), was the secretary of DMK’s 186th unit. Selvam was reportedly axed to death by a gang outside his residence in Madipakkam in public view around …

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Why didn’t Eastman issue an alert?

KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — At approximately 7:27 a.m. Monday morning, a steam line at the Eastman Chemical Company’s Kingsport site failed, injuring five workers and sending unknown materials into a nearby neighborhood as the line continued to vent nearby high pressure steam. . Eastman: 5 injured after steam line failure, …

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Kenya: a Black-Tie Burns evening organized by the British High Commissioner to Kenya

January 25 each year is a very special day in the Scottish calendar. Often called Burns Night, it is one of the biggest celebrations commemorating the life of Robert Burns, Scotland’s most famous poet. Born in Ayrshire in 1759, his famous verses testify to Scotland’s proud literary history. The British …

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COVID Omicron updates: Relief for hospital workers as omicron cases drop across the country

NEW YORK (WABC) – There is some relief for some healthcare workers nationwide as the United States shows signs that it is turning the corner on the omicron wave. Hospital admissions fell by more than 11% last week. New infections have also fallen by more than 32% in the past …

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Writer resists payday loan bill | letters to the editor

Writer resists payday loan bill Dear editor: I was recently dismayed to learn of a bill from the Indiana Statehouse that would provide a “fix” for the payday loan industry. SB 352, called the Supervised Consumer Loan Bill, purports to benefit the too many struggling Hoosiers who use these predatory …

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How Group Exercise Can Help With Moderate Depression

Towards the end of last year, England National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) came up with new guidelines for treating less severe depression, and one of the proposed treatment options to try was group exercise. Of course, group exercise is not a magic pill (although the positive effect running can …

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Resilient Community Arts expands access to art for low-income families

EASTHAMPTON – While it may be believed that ‘art is for everyone’, unfortunately not everyone has access to the opportunities that art provides. But Maddie McDougall hopes to change that in Pioneer Valley with the help of her new nonprofit Resilient Community Arts. The organization, which moved into Suite 44 …

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Kenya flag bearer Kwanza will soon be known, says Mudavadi

ANC leader Musalia Mudavadi addressing worshipers at St Faith ACK Church, Ongata Rongai. January 30, 2022. [Courtesy] Kenyans will have to wait a bit longer to find out who will be Kenya’s Kwanza Alliance presidential candidate for the August 9 general election. Speaking to the media after a church service …

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T4 presenters: Where are the faces of Channel 4 weekends from the noughties?

In the noughties it was the rule that if you were out on a Saturday night, you’d spend Sunday morning hungover on the sofa in front of T4 on Channel 4. A weekend morning hybrid of hosts interviewing celebrity guests, Hollyoak’s Omnibus and Friends episodes, and cheeky Popworld and its …

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How mRNA and DNA vaccines could soon treat cancer, HIV, genetic diseases, and more

Nucleic acid vaccines use mRNA to instruct cells on how to produce a desired protein. The two most effective coronavirus vaccines developed in the United States – the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines – are both mRNA vaccines. The idea of ​​using genetic material to produce an immune response has opened …

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After a month, Landmark Restaurant is already a community staple – Business Journal Daily

LIBERTY, Ohio – Upon entering the Landmark Restaurant and Bakery, the aroma of baked goods and breakfast foods immediately fills the air. Located at 1472 Churchill-Hubbard Road, the restaurant has already lived up to its namesake in the month it opened. “It’s amazing. Absolutely amazing. We see the same faces …

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The Rotary Club of Burlington donates educational tools to a school in Kenya | Local News

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Loans to help you fix your car problems

In our daily tasks, we rely on our ability to move from one point to another. We humans need to move to survive, without movement we wouldn’t be able to go to work, buy groceries and toiletries, or even go to important places. Most of these problems can be solved …

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Groups of doctors and health workers issue warning of blood shortage

Three associations of doctors and health experts are issuing a warning about the country’s low blood supply. In a statement released Thursday, the American Hospital Association, American Medical Association and American Nurses Association said “the severity and duration of this shortage could significantly compromise the ability of health care providers …

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Cowboys award $250,000 to install new football field at Cedar Crest Community Center – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The Dallas Cowboys, through the National Football League Foundation’s Grassroots program, awarded $250,000 to Behind Every Door to install an artificial turf soccer field at Cedar Crest Community Center in the South Oak Cliff neighborhood of Dallas. Cedar Crest Community Center, formerly owned by the Salvation Army, has been a …

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Kenya’s central bank governor not worried about FX market

Adds quote, annual economic growth NAIROBI, January 27 (Reuters) – Central bank of Kenya not worried about shilling performance KES= as there was little volatility in the forex market, its governor said on Thursday, after the currency hit an all-time low of 113.55/75 earlier this month. Governor Patrick Njoroge said …

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Illinois man accuses tribal online lenders of predatory loans

By Victoria McKenzie (January 26, 2022 at 8:44 p.m. EST) – An Illinois debtor has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against a group of tribal online lending companies for allegedly making illegal high-interest loans, leading to a trend of similar complaints contributors across the country who accuse unscrupulous lenders …

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The short-term effects of COVID-19 on HIV and AIDS efforts among female sex workers in Indonesia | BMC Women’s Health

By the standards of Southeast Asian countries, Indonesia has been relatively hard hit by COVID-19. The first case was confirmed in early March. By the end of July 2020, the reported number of confirmed coronavirus cases had reached 108,376 with 5,131 deaths [23]. Partly due to testing capacity limitations, the …

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Flintshire: Community group supporting vulnerable people will receive nearly £100,000

A COMMUNITY group will receive almost £100,000 in funding to help continue supporting vulnerable young people in the Flintshire area. 1125 CIC – which offers a weekly program of engagement activities for vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in Flintshire – has successfully applied for £99,860 in funding from the National …

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Retail development plans for East El Paso community replace longtime church

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) The old Mount Hope Lutheran Church is being demolished in hopes that new property will take its place, bringing commercial development to the community. The property is located at 9640 Montwood Drive, corner of McRae Boulevard, directly across from Eastwood High School. According to city zoning …

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Kenya Airways is (still) in financial difficulty. Why national carriers are struggling

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi, Kenya, offers flights to more than 56 destinations in 39 countries. This should be a remarkable feat in these last days of the Global pandemic of COVID-19. Among the brightly colored planes on the ground stands out the black, red and green tail of …

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On-demand payment puts financial freedom at your fingertips.

On-demand wages, also known as in-work wage access, are no longer just a want but a need for workers across the country. Gone are the days when employees had to wait two weeks for the money they had already earned. On-demand pay gives employees instant access to their earned but …

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Pandemic has exacerbated disparities in care, study finds

Americans’ use of common outpatient health services fell sharply at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, then rebounded to near-normal levels in late 2020, only to decline again in the second surge in January-February 2021, according to a new study led by UCLA. But the resumption of care in 2020 …

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Another violence switch killed in Baltimore as community reeling from gun violence

A man who worked on the front lines to prevent gun violence in Baltimore, Maryland, was fatally shot Wednesday night in a quadruple shooting on E. Monument Street in the McElderry Park neighborhood. DaShawn McGrier, 29, from Baltimore, worked as a violence interrupter for Safe Streets and is the third …

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Samuel Njoroge and Erick Ooko lead after day one

Golf Park-based Erick Ooko and Kenya Railway Golf Club’s Samuel Njoroge tied two under par on day one of the ‘Road to Magical Kenya Open’ golf championship at the Limuru Country Club’s par-72 course on Sunday .. Ooko, one of the country’s leading professionals, dropped an early shot on the …

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[COLUMN] Get Freedom by Paying Off Your Debt –

DIFFICULT financial times brought on by the pandemic are bringing struggling consumers over the edge. Arrears and balances on defaulting credit cards are increasing again. In the face of layoffs and tough economic times, many people are turning to their credit cards to pay for basic living expenses like food …

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Researchers call for personalized public health messaging on COVID-19 vaccination for HIV patients

While most people living with HIV have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, younger, black people are hesitant to get vaccinated and have lower vaccination rates, new research from Rutgers researchers finds. . The study, published in Care of patients with AIDS and STDs, is among the …

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Kodaikanal’s Inclusive Smrithsonian Bommais Modeling Female Icons – The New Indian Express

Express press service Kalpana Chawla, Savitribai Phule, Maya Angelou, Frida Kahlo, Sarla Thakral, Phoolan Devi and Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Pass Barbie, hello Bommai (Traditional Tamil doll). Really, why bother with a plastic molded Barbie when your kids can have a famous personality to play with? Check out The Smritisonian of …

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Staten Island FerryHawks President to Address Community Board 3

STATEN ISLAND, NY – The president of the Staten Island FerryHawks will discuss his vision for the stadium and the team’s anticipated relationship with the community during a virtual Community Board 3 town hall meeting on Tuesday, January 25. In addition to general board business at the 7:00 p.m. meeting, …

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Kenya begins oil exploration in disputed wells in Lamu Basin

By JOHN MUTUA Kenya has stepped up oil and gas exploration in the Lamu Basin after rejecting a ruling on a four-decade maritime dispute with Somalia. Petroleum Commissioner James Ng’ang’a said ENI Kenya Business Venture, formerly Agip, started drilling the Mlima-1 well, also known as Block L11B, last month. This …

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Personal habits that can increase financial risk

(MENAFN ValueWalk) When it comes to things that could jeopardize your finances, certain activities immediately come to mind. Investing heavily in risky stock options, leaving your job without a backup plan, or habitually making large, unnecessary purchases are all obvious actions that are sure to take a toll on your …

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US Department of Health and Human Services approves updates to list of preventative items and services to be covered without cost sharing | Ballard Spahr LLP

Revisions to preventive care and screening guidelines will require health plans and health insurance policies to provide 100% coverage for additional services for women, adolescents, children and infants, following an update released by the U.S. Department’s Health Resources Services Administration (HRSA). Health and Human Services (DHHS). The HRSA update also …

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Self-doubt and goalscoring drought are causes of Algeria’s agony – The Athletic

In the aftermath of Algeria’s loss to Equatorial Guinea in the second match of Group E of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, the Algerian Football Federation released a curious statement on its website. “The Algerian Football Federation (FAF) wishes to inform the sporting public that at no time has …

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Tongan community meets with Portland leaders to send aid after eruption and tsunami

“My mother’s siblings and my father’s siblings – some of them are still back on the island” by: Gabby Urenda Job : January 20, 2022 / 5:10 p.m. PST / Update: January 20, 2022 / 5:10 p.m. PST FILE – This satellite image provided by Maxar Technologies shows an overview …

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Kenya: Centum plans to sell part of its real estate development branch

(Ecofin Agency) – A few days after selling part of the shares of its subsidiary Centum Real Estate, the Centum investment group is considering a similar operation for its land development unit. The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2022. The Centum investment group has entered …

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What loans can banks provide for the unemployed in 2022?

Published Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 4:00 p.m Join AFP’s 100,000+ followers on Facebook Buy a subscription to AFP Subscribe to AFP podcasts on iTunes and Spotify News, press releases, letters to the editor: [email protected] Advertising inquiries: [email protected] (© fizkes – stock.adobe.com) Special loans for the unemployed are available worldwide. …

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Blacks and Latinos are less likely to be referred for PrEP

In 2019, black and Latino people who tested negative for HIV were the least likely to be referred to clinicians able to provide pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), according to data published in Morbidity and Mortality. WeeklyReport. Despite accounting for 71% of all new HIV diagnoses that year, blacks and Latinos accounted …

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Synergy Health & Wellness Announces Healing Body Series Trust Group

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — Synergy Health & Wellness is launching a new series of Healing Body Trust® groups. Returning by popular demand after a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the 10-week series will help participants explore a different approach to visualizing their bodies in 2022. Attendees will be able to …

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FBI special agent Rachael Rollins meets with Jewish community in Massachusetts after synagogue hostage crisis, security formations highlighted

The Texas Synagogue hostage crisis hit Jewish communities around the world this weekend, including Bay State Jews who heard from the FBI and U.S. Attorney on Tuesday following the horrific incident. After the Texas rabbi said security trainings helped him survive the hostage nightmare, many speakers at Tuesday’s community briefing …

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More than 100 Kenyans work in hospitality jobs in the Channel Islands

More than 100 people from Kenya have come to work in the Channel Islands in the past 10 months, according to a recruitment firm. They are filling staffing gaps during a difficult time for the hospitality industry, recruitment firm GR8 said. Lee Madden, founder of GR8, said a lack of …

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How two nurses kept hope alive at the start of the AIDS crisis / LGBTQ Nation

Ahead of World AIDS Day 2021, I had the great privilege of sitting down with Ellen Matzer, RN, CCRN, and Valery Hughes, FNP, RN authors of the book, Nurses Inside: Stories from New York’s HIV/AIDS Epidemic. When a friend suggested that Matzer write a book about her experience as a …

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Payday loan victims have only a few days left to get their final payout

Customers who have fallen victim to a bad payday loan only have a few days to ensure they get some money back before their lender goes bankrupt. Cash settlement payments are sent to thousands of customers who have borrowed from Money Shop, Payday Express and Payday UK customers. But watch …

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Community Risk Reduction: Redefining “First Responder” and Reimagining CRR

From “leather lungs” to SCBA, from fire suppression alone to all-hazards response, from primary response to proactive community risk reduction (CRR), the evolution of fire services has been an ongoing paradigm shift, whether by choice or choice. forced due to changes in science and society. Today, from the pandemic to …

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Kenya-China ties receive new boost after visit – Xinhua English.news.cn

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta visit the Chinese-built Kipevu offshore oil terminal project in Kenya’s capital coastal city of Mombasa on January 6, 2022. . [Photo/Xinhua] When Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi jointly addressed …

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Universal Credit applicants can get an advance of £812 if they feel the pinch in January

Those claiming Universal Credit and feeling the pinch in January can apply for an advance of up to £812. It is called a “budget advance” and can be used for emergency household expenses. However, it is not free money and must be paid back, usually through cuts in future Universal …

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The People’s Shop – The New Indian Express

Express press service ERNAKULAM: Malanirappu Village Friends Club in Edakkattuvayal panchayat – on the border of Ernakulam and Kottayam districts – has been active in the sport for almost 40 years. As the Covid outbreak has thrown life into a spin, club members have come up with a unique idea …

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IN YOUR CORNER: Community seeks to commemorate teenager as legal battle looms

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Members of the metropolitan community are hoping a local baseball field can commemorate a local teenager who was killed in a car crash. But the estate’s future remains uncertain as a legal battle continues. The battle for Davis Ballpark rages on. IN YOUR CORNER: Neighbors fight …

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Kenya’s Garissa County Advocates for Desert Locust Control

Garissa County in Kenya calls on the national government to quickly disburse resources in the fight against desert locusts in the region to prevent the spread of invasive pests to other parts of the country. Agriculture CEC Mohamed Shale pleaded and said that equity in resource allocation was essential and …

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CFPB Gets Payday Rule Rollback Challenge Tossed

By Katryna Perera (Jan. 14, 2022 7:24 p.m. EST) — A DC federal judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against the US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau over the agency’s decision to remove underwriting requirements for payday lender repayments, despite of community advocates’ arguments that the agency used poor analytics to …

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From marathons to giveaways: Every party wants women to vote in Uttar Pradesh

Last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed an all-women self-help group rally in Prayagraj. The Congress, led by General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, has based its entire campaign on women. The Samajwadi Party and the BSP are doing everything possible to impress women voters. The Jat-dominated RLD is not far …

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All of California is experiencing high community transmission: CDC

through: Addy Bink, Nexstar Media Wire Job : January 13, 2022 / 5:50 p.m. PST / Update: January 13, 2022 / 5:22 p.m. PST (KTLA) – COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the United States, with an increase even more apparent in the latest data from the Centers for …

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How COVID has affected markets and livelihoods in Kenya’s fisheries sector

Fisheries support the livelihoods and well-being of millions of people around the world. Before the COVID pandemic, world fish production has reached a record level. Fast forward to 2021, and the pandemic has dramatically altered the fisheries sector – increasing vulnerability and exposing weaknesses in fisheries food systems locally and …

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Limiting payday loan installments is bad news for those who need them

Kent Emperor | The Detroit News Late last year, the so-called “Michiganders for Fair Lending” launched a voting initiative that would do anything but make lending fairer in Michigan. They have dubbed this monstrosity the “Michigan Payday Loan Interest Rate Cap Initiative,” which would likely put Michigan lenders out of …

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FACT FOCUS: Washington state not changing quarantine rules

A routine Washington State Board of Health meeting on Wednesday became the subject of a nationwide disinformation campaign this week as social media users, political hopefuls and conservative pundits claimed the meeting would include a vote to force unvaccinated residents into COVID-19 quarantine camps. A council communications officer said he …

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Meet the San Francisco man with the dirt inside the city’s famous dirty streets

Vincent Yuen likes to talk trash. He walks around town every day, picking it up. He keeps logbooks, showing how many he found and where. He spices up his conversation with words like “garbology”, the study of waste. His wife calls waste her greatest passion. Lucky for Yuen, he lives …

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Community foundation receives $ 19.5 million and counts for those affected by the Marshall fire

In the weeks following the destruction of more than 1,000 homes in the Marshall Fire, Colorado organizations, businesses and individuals donated millions of dollars to support Boulder County residents affected by the fire in order to fill the gaps of insurers and other government agencies. . “We predict that insurance …

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National blackout in Kenya after power line collapse

Kenya suffered a power outage, the third of its kind in four years, after a power line connecting the capital Nairobi to a hydroelectric dam was shut down. Kenya Power said the outage in its grid occurred after the collapse of the towers supporting the high-voltage power line connecting Nairobi …

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Property taxes keep rising: what retirees should – and shouldn’t – do when they can’t pay them

Whether or not the hot housing market cools – as some real estate analysts have speculated – millions of homeowners have already been burned by the spikes in property taxes that came with their skyrocketing home values. What to do if you can no longer afford your property tax According …

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LGBTQ + people have experienced higher rates of job loss and health problems during the pandemic

COVID-19 has had a disproportionate impact on the employment of minority populations, resulting in higher unemployment rates and health problems, according to a Rutgers study. The study, published in Research on sexuality and social policy, examined unemployment rates in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic to identify the specific …

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Fewer than one in five American adults with type 2 diabetes meet heart disease risk reduction goals

In the United States, less than one in five adults with type 2 diabetes meet goals for reducing the risk of heart disease. Fortunately, the available therapies can help when combined with new approaches that address the social determinants of health and other barriers to care, according to a new …

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community comes together to celebrate the life of Alexis Hughan | News, Sports, Jobs

Pictured are tributes and memorials on display during a service on Saturday at First Covenant Church in Jamestown in honor of Alexis C. Hughan. The 15-year-old was killed in a traffic accident on New Years Eve. PJ Photos by Katrina Fuller On Saturday Lexy Hughan did what few can do …

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572 arrested during the Interpol operation in October – DCI

572 people were arrested in Kenya during the month-long Interpol operation from October 1. A statement from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) released on Sunday (January 8) said the operation had been launched to tackle illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing in Kenya’s internal waters and along the Kenyan coast. …

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Despite the pandemic, UNICEF has never lost sight of its commitment to gender equality | D + C

2020 has not been a good year for women. They have suffered more than men from the coronavirus crisis and have experienced many setbacks in terms of gender equality. Nonetheless, there were positive developments: in 2020, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) stepped up its advocacy on behalf of women …

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More equipment coming to help boaters contain invasive star algae on Minnesota lakes

Starry Stonewort is Minnesota’s newest invasive aquatic horror story – a grass-like spider algae that loves high-quality water, destroys fish spawning habitat, and forms dense mats that smother vegetation native and tangled the propellers of boats. He’s out there now, growing under the ice. According to the state’s official count, …

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Community Loan Fund Selects Successor to Long-Time Training Director

ALBANY – My Community Loan Fund has selected Destiny Watkins to succeed Paul Stewart, its longtime training and technical support manager, following his recent retirement. Watkins worked with the organization for seven years and was promoted internally from her previous role as Loan Manager for Community Development Loan Fund. She …

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Maize production in Kenya drops 30%

Maize production in Kenya is expected to drop dramatically across the country due to erratic rains, armyworms and disease, according to a food nutrition assessment report. Agriculture PS Hamadi Boga confirmed an estimated drop of 30% and said the rapid mid-season food and nutrition assessment report carried out between November …

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Healthcare providers can expect to receive a reimbursement of $ 725 from CMS when using the Sentosa (R) SQ HIV-1 genotyping test based on NGS

FAIRFIELD, NJ, January 7, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Vela Diagnostics has announced that its Sentosa® The SQ HIV-1 genotyping test is covered for reimbursement by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) from January 2022. Based on the CMS 2022 Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory Fee Schedule, healthcare providers using the …

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Minnesota group strives to get more women of color on public company boards

Women have made incremental strides over the past 10 years in gaining more seats on the board of directors of public companies in Minnesota, but women of color, initially under-represented, have made little or no success. earnings. Among Minnesota public companies, the number of female directors increased from 129 to …

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Health service looking for community partners for COVID pop-up clinics

MANISTEE COUNTY – The District 10 health department said in a press release that it is seeking community partners interested in hosting COVID-19 contextual vaccination clinics at their businesses, organizations or community events. The health department has noted that with cases of COVID-19 remaining high and likely to see an …

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Groundbreaking app tracks essential family planning supplies in Kenya

As the frontline health worker at Isiolo County Referral Hospital, Denis Mutirithia has a vital role to play in saving lives – and a new digital tool to help him do so. The pharmaceutical technologist is responsible for predicting and preventing shortages and stockouts of essential medical supplies, including contraceptives. …

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To Treat Retirement Homes, State Lawmakers Adopt A Series Of Approaches To Improve Care And Financial Solvency | Local news

Massachusetts needed nursing home reform even before the pandemic, people say. Now the stakes are higher. State Senator Patricia Jehlen, a Democrat from Somerville who co-chairs the Joint Committee on Seniors’ Affairs, said she believes the pandemic has prompted legislative leaders to seek change. Even so, solving long-term care problems …

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#BettyWhiteChallenge urges everyone to support the animals in their community

(FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – The latest social media challenge is something anyone can take on, and no, no one has to eat laundry detergent or set things on fire. the #BettyWhiteChallenge is gaining traction on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The challenge in itself is simple: Helping animals …

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Kenya: Ambulance service for the poor helps residents of Nairobi’s largest slum

Nairobi – A community health service in Africa’s largest slum is helping poor people get affordable emergency services during the COVID pandemic. The Kibera Community Emergency Response Team in Nairobi is offering a monthly fee of $ 1 for access to emergency services, including an ambulance. The poor – like …

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The pandemic has brought about seismic changes. They changed with it.

When the pandemic began, Mark Finazzo was working at a brewery in Columbus, Ohio, a job he lost due to lockdowns that plunged him, like many Americans, into terrifying months of isolation, anxiety and helplessness, with nothing more to do than watch the rage of the coronavirus through the television …

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Safe return to school – gov.scot

Asymptomatic tests to reduce the risk of COVID-19. High school students are advised to take COVID-19 tests at home before returning to school in order to limit the spread of Omicron. People without symptoms should do a Lateral Flow Device (LFD) test the day before or the morning of return …

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Guest comment: The proposed reform of community planning groups will do much more harm than good

This commentary was originally written as a letter to San Diego City Councilor Joe LaCava. At its December 2 meeting, the La Jolla Community Planning Association discussed the planning group “reform” project. The LJCPA understands the need for planning groups to align with the city charter; therefore, we support legal …

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From Kenya to Mississippi: the teacher dreams of being an engineer

BLUE SPRINGS, Miss. Cyprian Ng’etich, a native of Kenya turned teacher from Mississippi, has always had his head in the clouds. With his childhood home near a hospital and an airstrip built by foreign missionaries, small planes came and went often. From time to time, government officials would arrive by …

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Caution required with the use of ritonavir-boosted PF-07321332 in the management of COVID-19

We read with interest the news that the UK government has announced deals to purchase oral antivirals for SARS-CoV-2, molnupiravir (Lagevrio, Merck [Branchburg, NJ, USA]) and ritonavir in combination with PF-07321332 (Paxlovid, Pfizer [New York, NY, USA]). 1 UK Department of Health and WelfareBritish government obtains groundbreaking COVID-19 antivirals. While …

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Lahaul products attract visitors to Manali expo: La Tribune India

Manta Dipender Tribune press service Mandi, December 31 Products prepared by self-help groups in Lahaul, under the National Rural Livelihoods Mission, attract many tourists to an exhibition in Kullu and Manali. Knitted socks, gloves, sweaters, traditional food products such as dosa, local tea, marchu, thupka and momos are available at …

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Local Bell County community centers to open as warm-up centers this weekend

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) – Local Bell County shelters are making final preparations for the first winter storms that hit this weekend. The Impact Temple and Rosa Hereford Community Center will be open Saturdays and Sundays for anyone in need of shelter. Deni Howard of Impact Temple says that with the …

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Kenya Railways announces the resumption of commuter buses

Kenya Railways announced the resumption of commuter buses on January 3, 2022 with the aim of ensuring an efficient transport system. According to a statement released by KR, Nairobi Commuter Rail buses will drop passengers off at Westlands, Yaya Center and Upper Hill upon arrival in the CBD in the …

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Walking Mass. and Cass with bleach kits, granola bars and a chance to get off the streets

On a recent gray morning, with the temperature barely above freezing, Senior Medical Officer Diana Sencion had just started her rounds to check on the homeless around Mass. and Cass. She was wearing candy pink knit gloves. Soon they were in someone else’s hands. Sencion saw Elena Soto, who has …

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Why this rebellious rural community in northeastern Spain is fighting against wind farms

Vicente’s parents are no longer alive, but in the small stone town of Calaceite on a secluded Aragonese hill, he still remembers their stories very well. Vicente is 83 years old. He remembers how they spoke of the Spanish Civil War, of the fascists in green uniforms, of the militia, …

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Kenya inaugurates shipyard in Mombasa

Posted December 30, 2021 Kenya has inaugurated the facilities of Kenya Shipyards Limited in the port city of Mombasa. The Maritime Executive reported that the nation has said the new shipyard will have the capacity to handle vessels over 4,000 tonnes and 150 meters in length. According to the report, …

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Family and community leaders seek justice after Kansas grandmother dies in shooting

KANSAS CITY, Kansas (WDAF) – On Christmas Eve in Kansas City, Kansas City police said an 85-year-old grandmother was killed in a shot in car while sitting at home with her husband. Patricia Panijan was watching TV in the living room when a car drove past her house and opened …

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From Langley, Kenya, 3 Girls Helping Friends Miles Away – Aldergrove Star

Three students from Langley Fine Arts School joined hands to help their friends who live miles away in Kenya. Lizzie Porter, along with her friends, Beatrix Koch and Adia Richert – all 10 years old – spent a vacation weekend selling handmade items on the streets of Fort Langley. The …

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Pfizer Covid pills for symptoms of Covid may be risky with other medications.

As the omicron wave hits a nation weary of the pandemic, the first antiviral pills for Covid-19 promise desperately needed protection for those at risk of serious illness. However, many people who have prescribed the new drugs from Pfizer or Merck will require careful monitoring by doctors and pharmacists, and …

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Meet the unsung heroes of Norfolk helping in their communities

Posted: 5:30 am December 27, 2021 Over the past year, unsung heroes across the region who have gone the extra mile to help their communities have been recognized for their efforts. For 60 weeks, this newspaper shed light on people who have made a real difference in the county, giving …

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“A Sense of Community”: Can the Shattuck Cabins be an answer to the crisis in Mass. and Cass?

Seventeen sleeping cabins, ranging from 64 to 100 square feet, are lined up in two rows. At one end is a courtyard. And at the front of the village is a 500 square foot structure that will serve as a common room, where those who live there can meet for …

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Ntombura: I am still bishop of the Methodist Church of Kenya

African Methodist Council President Reverend Joseph Ntombura speaking to reporters in Narok. [Robert Kiplagat, Standard]] Bishop Joseph Ntombura said he still heads the Methodist Church in Kenya. In a statement, Bishop Ntombura condemned an attempt to wreak havoc on the church by some of the leaders. “There is nothing new …

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Co-infection with hepatitis C and incidence of extrahepatic cancer in people living with HIV

This article was originally published here Med. HIV. December 23, 2021. doi: 10.1111 / hiv.13218. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT Objectives: We evaluated the incidence of extrahepatic cancer in people co-infected with HIV / HCV and the potential impact of direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) on the risk of extrahepatic cancer in …

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Superiorland Kiwanis Club of Marquette serves Christmas Eve community dinner

MARQUETTE, Mich. (WLUC) – ‘It was Christmas Eve, and you could see volunteers. They distributed holiday meals to members of the community. For at least 30 years, the Superiorland Kiwanis Club in Marquette has served Christmas dinner. This year, the members decided to make a difference. “We put it on …

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Couple’s mushroom recipe to change the lives of tea workers

To date, the couple are training around 1,000 women, some of them from walled gardens, in regular cultivation and in large quantities. Binita paul | Siliguri | Posted on 12/25/21, 2:40 AM A couple from Siliguri are helping women residents of closed tea estates in the Siliguri subdivision, and families …

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Kenya: Nairobi residents rush to hinterland at last minute as fares soar

Nairobi – Kenyans flocked to bus stations in Nairobi’s central business district (CBD) on Friday in an attempt to make it into the interior of the country for the festivities, the majority of them expressing their anger at the increase in tariffs. A spot check by Capital FM found that …

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Community air monitoring grows in Houston as accessibility to local data expands – Houston Public Media

Juan Flores with Air Alliance Houston installs a PurpleAir monitor in a house in Jacinto City. When Debra Walker set up an air monitor in the front yard of her Sunnyside home a few months ago, she first got weird looks from her neighbors. “People thought they were cameras – …

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Chimpanzee sent to Kenyan sanctuary to learn to live with monkeys is beaten to death by other chimpanzees

Chimpanzee sent to Kenyan sanctuary to learn to live with monkeys after spending his entire life with humans is beaten to death by other chimpanzees Four-year-old Baran was killed just months after being transferred from Iran to Kenya She was raised by humans at Eman Zoo, Tehran, after being rejected …

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First long-acting injectable approved for HIV PrEP – Consumer Health News

TUESDAY December 21, 2021 (HealthDay News) – The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved the first long-acting injectable treatment for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, which is given every two months and offers an alternative to drugs oral daily, the agency announced Monday. Apretude (cabotegravir prolonged-release suspension for injection) is …

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‘Sex Cult Nun’ Says Discovering Self-Ownership Helped Her Free From The Family

Editor’s note: This interview deals with themes that may disturb some readers. Author Faith Jones was raised in the cult group Children of God (later known as The Family and The Family International). For most of his childhood, Jones lived in a commune in Macau, an island off the coast …

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Huntsville Community Development, volunteers renovate two homes owned by seniors

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama – On Monday, volunteers helped the City of Huntsville Community Development Department renovate two homes owned by area seniors. Volunteers updated the exterior of the houses, added handicapped ramps, and helped clean up the yard. Remembering a Christmas Tradition in Huntsville The Deferred Maintenance Rehabilitation Program is a …

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Ruto unveils 50 lawyers to defend his program

Vice President William Ruto, who is linked to the United Democratic Alliance (UDA), unveiled 50 young lawyers to defend him and the party’s agenda. Dubbed the “UDA Lawyers Brigade,” the team led by UDA Legal Secretary Edward Muriu spoke to the media on Monday, December 20. Lawyers have been tasked …

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Patients with HIV are at higher risk of cardiac arrest: study | Health

A recent study looked at the risk of heart failure in people living with HIV and how that risk varies by age, sex, race and ethnicity. A new study has found that people living with HIV are at greater risk of developing heart failure than people without HIV. {{^ userSubscribe}} …

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Entire Households Should Stay Home If A Member Contracts Covid, Sage Advisors Sure | Coronavirus

Entire households should cancel gatherings and visits to events if a single member tests positive for Covid, as the others are likely infected too, according to government science advisers. The highly transmissible variant of Omicron spreads so rapidly that even if a single person in a tight-knit home or workgroup …

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