Cheap antidepressant shows promise treating early COVID-19

A cheap antidepressant reduced the need for hospitalization among high-risk adults with COVID-19 in a study hunting for existing drugs that could be repurposed to treat coronavirus. Researchers tested the pill used for depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder because it was known to reduce inflammation and looked promising in smaller studies. They’ve shared the results with … Read more

Poverty alleviation, a solemn promise fulfilled by Chinese leadership

[ad_1] BEIJING, Feb. 22, 2021 /CNW/ — With its fundamental purpose of serving the people heart and soul, the Communist Party of China (CPC) has been devoted to leading the nation towards building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, and has helped it achieve miraculous results in reducing poverty. “Seeing that poor people and … Read more

G7 leaders promise “turning point for multilateralism” in first post-Trump summit

[ad_1] The New York Times Native Americans ‘Left Out in the Cold’ Under Trump Press Biden for Action WASHINGTON — When President Joe Biden introduced Rep. Deb Haaland of New Mexico as his pick for interior secretary, making her the first Native American to be selected for a Cabinet position, he acknowledged the country’s long … Read more

Taliban keep close ties with Al Qaeda despite promise to U.S.

[ad_1] WASHINGTON — The Afghan Taliban have kept up a close relationship with Al Qaeda despite having pledged to stop cooperating with terrorist groups, permitting the militants to conduct training in Afghanistan and deploy fighters alongside its forces, according to the head of a U.N. panel monitoring the insurgency. The Taliban’s association with Al Qaeda … Read more