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May, 2020

  • 14 May

    Movie Theaters Are Still Important to Production Studios

    -Editorial Warner Bros. was seriously considering forgoing the planned theater run of Wonder Woman sequel and follow Universal Pictures’ lead to put some of the movies OnDemand. The preference was still to release the movie theatrically but executives are considering a streaming alternative” aside from HBO Max. Studios like Universal …

  • 12 May

    California has Conducted Over 1 Million Diagnostic Tests for COVID-19

    -Editorial  As a result of California scaling up its COVID-19 testing capacity in recent weeks, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that more than 1 million diagnostic tests for the virus have been conducted statewide. Just over a month ago, the Governor set an ambitious goal to increase testing to 25,000 …

  • 5 May

    NFL to Schedule all 2020 games in United States

    -Editorial The National Football League announced today that it will schedule all 2020 games in the United States in order for the entire season to be played in NFL teams’ stadia under consistent protocols focused on the well-being of players, personnel and fans. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made this decision …

  • 5 May

    Trump Participates in Virtual Fox News Town Hall Meeting

    -Editorial There are many questions that Americans have about how can get back on their feet after being affected by COVID-19. Fox News hosted a town hall meeting between the President and citizens asking them a variety of questions. President Donald Trump warned that the U.S. death toll from the …

  • 4 May

    Governor Newsom Provides Update on California’s Progress Toward Stage 2 Reopening

    -Editorial As the state continues implementation of the four-stage framework to allow Californians to gradually reopen some lower-risk businesses and public spaces while continuing to preserve public health, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that based on the state’s progress in meeting metrics tied to indicators, the state can begin to …

  • 4 May

    PAHO Director calls for continued immunization to avoid risk of other outbreaks during COVID-19 pandemic

    -Editorial The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, today urged for vaccination programs to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic. “If we fall behind on routine immunizations, particularly for children, we risk outbreaks, thus overwhelming hospitals and clinics with preventable diseases in addition to COVID-19,” said …

  • 4 May

    IID remains open to provide essential services

    Imperial Irrigation District reminds customers that the district remains open for business and its work continues during the coronavirus pandemic. As a critical service provider, the district can be counted on to provide reliable power and water services during this state of emergency. Power to remain on Until further notice, …

  • 2 May

    WHO convenes manufacturers, regulatory authorities meet on COVID-19 vaccines

    -Editorial Gearing up for the much needed COVID-19 vaccines, the World Health Organization held a meeting of vaccine manufacturers and national regulatory authorities from its South-East Asia Region. “The manufacturing capacity that exists in our Region is of the quality and scale required to produce and roll-out a COVID-19 vaccine …

April, 2020

  • 26 April

    Countries urged to maintain vaccination during COVID-19 pandemic

    -Editorial Countries must strengthen vaccination against seasonal influenza and measles to prevent respiratory illness and vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks during the COVID-19 pandemic, say experts at the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). The recommendations come on the cusp of the 18th Vaccination Week in the Americas, which will take place …

  • 24 April

    Senate Approves $480 billion Relief Package for Small Businesses

    -Editorial The Senate passed a $480 billion relief package Tuesday that includes hundreds of billions of dollars in new funding for small businesses hurt by the coronavirus outbreak along with money for hospitals and expanded COVID-19 testing. The legislation includes $75 billion to help overwhelmed hospitals and $25 billion for …