Community Council 2 elects a new president

Morry Galonoy (Photo: Screenshot of Queens CB 2 – May 2021 board meeting held on Zoom) November 9, 2021 By Christian Murray Community Council 2 elected a new president Thursday evening along with a list of other leaders from its executive council. Morry Galonoy, who was appointed to Community Council …

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A Year of Upheaval: What Kenyan Businesses Can Learn from the Disruption of 2021 (By James Bayhack)

By James Bayhack, Director Sub-Saharan Africa at CM.com From lockdowns, third waves and vaccine deployments to digital innovations, e-commerce booms and riot-related supply chain struggles, 2021 has been eventful to say the least. For many Kenyan businesses, 2020 set the tone for what to expect this year, especially in terms …

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Kidney patients rally for more disease research and innovation

WASHINGTON, November 8, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP), the largest independent organization of kidney patients in the country, recently held its 46e Annual National Patient Meeting, a virtual experience that broke all previous attendance records and engaged kidney patients through United States and …

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Pfizer’s new oral antiviral shows promise

Share on PinterestPfizer has published some key findings from a recent oral antiviral study. Soumyabrata Roy / NurPhoto via Getty Images The first oral antiviral treatment available for people with COVID-19 has just received approval for use by the UK government. Many drug companies have other drug candidates in development …

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Library adding hotspots as another way to connect the community

Daviess County Public Library is adding access points to its wide range of public services. DCPL will receive approximately 100 access points as well as several Chromebooks and iPads, thanks to the FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF). ECF is a $ 7.17 billion program that helps schools and libraries provide …

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Clean kitchen can dramatically reduce Kenya’s carbon emissions

Children carrying firewood to their respective homes after collecting it from Mumias Nuclear on June 14, 2020. [Benjamin Sakwa, Standard] One of the main implications of the widespread use of solid fuels is its significant impact on climate change. On average, 25 percent of all black carbon comes from inefficient …

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Who can get the third dose of vaccine now? – NBC Chicago

Booster shots of the COVID-19 vaccine are available for millions of people in the United States, but what qualifies you to receive the third dose? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention approved additional doses of the country’s three vaccines last month, prompting Chicago-area health departments to create plans to …

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Finding a way to cope with grief: experts step in

We all have our own ways of dealing with grief – some mostly healthy, some not. In this emotionally compromised state, it can be difficult to discern which coping mechanisms will help you heal and which will only prolong the pain. So we contacted two well-equipped experts to guide us …

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Afghan community, refugees face uncertain future – NBC Bay Area

On Friday night, members of the Bay Area Afghan community in Golden Gate Park listened to music that reminded them of their home. Many who attended the event said they had a heavy heart when they thought of their family members who are still in Afghanistan. Afghan singer Mozhdal Jamalzadah …

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IMF signs service agreement with Kenya for $ 264 million disbursement | WSAU News / Talk 550 AM99.9 FM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund announced on Friday that it had reached a staff-level agreement with Kenya on a second review of IMF loan agreements that would free up around $ 264 million for the African country from l ‘Is upon Board approval in the coming weeks. If …

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