The state’s health department also said the number of new cases in the state, averaged over the past seven days, stands at 8,322 per day. That same average was at 9,881 per day last week. Overall, the officials reported that California has confirmed 493,588 coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Fresno County youth in 12-17 age group becomes California’s youngest COVID fatality
Presenting an analysis of COVID-19 cases and mortality on the basis of age, it also said that 36 per cent of the fatalities reported are in the age group of 45-60 years, 11 per cent in the age group of 26-44 years and 1 per cent each among people aged 18-25 years and those below 17 years. … [Read more...] about 54% Covid cases are aged 18-44; 51% deaths are 60+
Mxm Bloc connects all caregivers -- not just moms -- with causes that could use their monetary donations and labor to support food justice, equitable housing, education, reparations and healthcare for the Black community in Portland, according to the group's Facebook. … [Read more...] about Wall of Moms may have imploded but Black-led groups are picking up where it left off in Portland
The announcement came on the eve of ABC Four Corners’ special two-part investigation of the failings in aged care. This is the second time within 12 months that a Four Corners report has resulted in a royal commission. Last year, their report on the Don Dale youth detention centre prompted Malcolm Turnbull to announce a royal commission into the protection and detention of children in the Northern Territory. … [Read more...] about Has government by media replaced consideration of evidence in aged care?
Aside from establishing a lifelong habit of voting, research also shows young people voting makes their parents more likely to vote as well. Critics of lowering the voting age say 16- and 17-year-olds are not mature enough to vote, don’t have enough awareness of civics, history or politics, and don’t have enough life experiences. Conservatives also note that younger voters tend to lean toward more liberal causes. … [Read more...] about Ballot Proposal Lowering Voting Age To 16 Approved By San Francisco Supervisors