Confessions of a “Human Guinea Pig”: Professor Quits Vaccine Trial over Moderna’s Corporate Greed

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The War and Peace Report. I’m Amy Goodman. “Confessions of a ‘human guinea pig’: Why I’m resigning from Moderna vaccine trials.” That’s the headline of an essay our next guest wrote in the medical news …
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Does Tennis Care About Players? Naomi Osaka Quits French Open After Mental Health Plea Ignored

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The Quarantine Report. I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. Athletes around the globe are voicing support for tennis superstar Naomi Osaka, who withdrew from the French Open Monday after being fined and threatened with disqualification …
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Nurse who looked after PM quits over government’s ‘lack of respect’ for NHS staff

A nurse who looked after Boris Johnson when he was seriously ill with coronavirus (Covid-19) has resigned, citing the government’s 1% pay offer and its lack of respect for the profession. Betrayal Jenny McGee, who cared for Johnson in intensive care at St Thomas’ Hospital in central London, told how she found him in April …
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Johnson aide quits as ministers face backlash over race disparities report

Boris Johnson’s most senior Black adviser has resigned. It comes after the government faced backlash over a review which claimed Britain is no longer a country where the “system is deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities”. Fallout Downing Street said Samuel Kasumu will remain in post until May and he had planned his departure for several …
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