Darin Atteberry (Photo: City of Fort Collins)
As we continue through this challenging year, tensions are high around the nature of and response to COVID-19, issues of racial injustice and equity, and the best ways to bolster our economy. And with a presidential election just around the corner, our national dialogue is increasingly divided.
I have often written here that the best solutions emerge when people with differing viewpoints come to the table, and that the work of building community requires different voices, experiences and perspectives.
And while debate and disagreement are important parts of community dialogue, it also matters deeply how we treat one another in the process. When debate intensifies, are we demonstrating care for our neighbors? When tensions are high, are we acting for the good of our community?
Several months ago, our City Council Futures Committee heard
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine are citing evidence that there is a cheap and widely available option for some patients combatting COVID-19.
This study went so well, that the World Health Organization is recommending this drug be used worldwide.
They found people on a ventilator and oxygen should be given corticosteroids.
Researchers say it’s rare your able to find a drug where the evidence of the effectiveness in saving lives is so consistent.
It was the on trial in the country to test this drug.
Between March and June, the steroids trial was given to random adults in the ICU with Covid 19, this was done in 121 hospitals across 8 countries.
The trial found a 93% probability that the steroid would improve a patient’s outcome as opposed to not having the steroid.
The results looked to be consistent across age, race,
KARACHI: A local court on Tuesday discharged a suspect in a case pertaining to the death of Dr Maha Shah till the filing of the final investigation report by the investigating officer in the matter.
Initially, the police said that the young female doctor practicing at a private hospital in Clifton had allegedly committed suicide by shooting herself at her home in Defence on Aug 18.
Later, the police booked her friends — including Junaid Khan, Waqas Hasan, Dr Irfan Qureshi along with two others — under relevant sections of the law.
When the matter came up before the judicial magistrate (South), the IO produced detained suspect Dr Irfan Qureshi to seek his physical remand.
The IO informed that two other suspects Waqas Hasan and Junaid Khan were still absconding and requested for time to complete the investigation since the fleeing suspects were yet to be tracked down.
Jacob Blake, the black man whose shooting by police triggered protests, has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges filed prior to the incident.
Mr Blake, who is in hospital paralysed, is accused of criminal trespass, sexual assault and disorderly conduct based on statements by his former girlfriend.
The criminal complaint was filed in July, and is unrelated to the shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on 23 August.
A trial over the complaint is set to begin later this year.
According to the criminal complaint, Mr Blake is accused of sexually assaulting a woman in May.
The woman told officers that Mr Blake, 29, took her car keys and a debit card before fleeing the scene.
According to Kenosha County District Attorney’s Office, these were the charges Mr Blake was wanted for at the time