My journey as a journalist
The revealed distribution of false and substandard vaccines in Uganda has further undermined citizens’ trust in government and the vaccination process at the peak of a new wave of COVID-19, according to a local civil society leader. https://www.ptfund.org/distribution-of-fake-vaccines-in-uganda-undermines-trust-in-government/
Black patients are more ill when they get newer devices, compared to other white patients. https://www.komu.com/news/midmissourinews/study-mu-professors-found-racial-inequality-during-heart-transplant-process/article_0dd9f8de-98a7-11eb-813f-3706e7cf5f28.html
University of Missouri researchers recently found children who received seasonal flu shots suffer less from COVID-19 symptoms after infected. https://www.komu.com/news/covid19/study-mu-researchers-found-flu-shots-decreases-childrens-covid-19-symptoms/article_4a6f4992-7d19-11eb-968c-47b5272a0794.html
The Board of Curators also gave an update on the NextGen Precision Health Institute and MU vaccinations. https://www.komu.com/news/state/achieving-excellence-um-system-says-investing-in-research-is-a-priority/article_d1b1befe-672e-11eb-8886-030eb84143b3.html
Missouri’s April general municipal election candidate filing ended on Jan. 19, right before Inauguration Day. The final certification day will be Tuesday, Jan. 26 and the special election will be held April 6. https://www.komu.com/news/elections/april-general-municipal-election-candidate-filing-ends-candidates-announce-their-priorities/article_95efe8d8-5c10-11eb-8676-b7c37ef3c603.html
For most journalists, reporting costs time, energy and sleep. For Kofi Bartels, a radio journalist in Nigeria, reporting nearly cost him his life. Reporting on protests to end police brutality in Nigeria can be risky because the police brutality may become directed at the messenger.
Here is my personal finance statement published on SABEW. Please go ahead and read it if you are interested in the topic.
Masks help slow the spread of COVID-19, but they also hinder lip-reading and facial cues – all of which play a huge role in everyday conversation. https://www.kbia.org/post/international-day-people-disabilities-day-learning-and-empathy#stream/0
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