John Abraham’s colonoscopy was postponed for several months because of the pandemic. “I absolutely wonder if I had gotten screened when I was supposed to have, if this would have been different” and surgery could have been avoided, said Abraham, a mortgage banker in Peoria, Illinois. Millions of colonoscopies, mammograms, lung scans, Pap tests and other cancer screenings were suspended for several months last spring in the United States and elsewhere as COVID-19 swamped medical care.
Another expert disagreed, positing that the walrus may have ventured there in search of food or a new place to breed.
Overdose fatalities hit a record high during the 12-month period ending May 2020, with more than 81,000 deaths.
NASA's Perseverance rover landed on Mars last month. Microphones on board have recorded sounds of the rover's lasers vaporizing Martian rocks.
“While the stimulus bill isn’t perfect…it’s going to get meaningful assistance to a lot of people.”
“This would be the most ill-timed ‘stimulus’ bill in history, except it’s really income redistribution.”
“The plan has smart and effective policies that will give our children what they need not just to survive, but thrive.”
“Legislation that accelerated vaccinations and positioned businesses to reopen would be welcome. The stimulus is not that.”
“Biden is making his own decisions, shaping his own agenda, and counting on his own party to move policies forward.”