Obama, Bush and Clinton say they’ll get coronavirus vaccine on camera to boost confidence | Coronavirus Vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three former presidents say they’d be willing to take a coronavirus vaccine publicly, once one becomes available, to encourage all Americans to get inoculated against a disease that has already killed more than 273,000 people nationwide.

Former President Barack Obama said during an episode of SiriusXM’s “The Joe Madison Show” airing Thursday, “I promise you that when it’s been made for people who are less at risk, I will be taking it.”

“I may end up taking it on TV or having it filmed, just so that people know that I trust this science,” Obama added.

Obama undergoing immunization may not be possible for the foreseeable future, though. The Food and Drug Administration will consider authorizing emergency use of two vaccines made by Pfizer and Moderna later this month, but current estimates project that no more than 20 million doses of each vaccine will be available by

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Obama, Bush And Clinton Will Get On-Camera Covid-19 Vaccine To Boost Public Confidence As Trump Remains Silent

Topline

Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have each volunteered to receive their Covid-19 vaccine in public and on-camera in a bid to boost shaky public confidence in the vaccines’ safety, which has been undermined by their speedy development and months of politicization on both sides of the aisle. 

Key Facts

The three most recent former presidents have said they want to do their part to address the significant problem of vaccine hesitancy in the U.S., and encourage the public to go out and get vaccinated against Covid-19 when the Food and Drug Administration has authorized one, which it is expected to do so in the coming days and weeks.

Obama told SiriusXM’s Joe Madison

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New consumer research reveals how technology can boost traveler confidence and accelerate demand

Global traveler study commissioned by Amadeus discovers key differences across countries and demographics to help the travel industry and governments address top concerns about traveling in the next 12 months

As 2020 comes to an end, leaders in governments and key industries are working to determine how people can safely return to work, particularly in travel and tourism where jobs in hospitality, airlines, cruises, travel agencies, car rentals, rideshares, events, attractions and so much more, accounted for 1 in 10 jobs in the world pre-COVID. (Source: World Travel & Tourism Council)

To gain more insight into how the travel industry and governments can work to rebuild traveler confidence, Amadeus, a global leader in travel technology, commissioned research to learn more about traveler’s top concerns and what types of technology would help travelers feel safe and comfortable enough to travel and help spur recovery of the travel sector.

Informed by over

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Just hours of training triples doctor confidence in use of handheld ultrasound devices — ScienceDaily

While ultrasound imaging technology has been available for more than 50 years, machine size and cost limited its reach to medical offices and hospitals. However, relatively recent advances in this technology has allowed for the development of ultra-portable handheld devices that appear more like the tricorder from Star Trek than a traditional ultrasound machine. These devices hold high promise in many areas of medicine, but are especially promising for uses such as monitoring heart failure and pneumonia in geriatric populations that have difficulties with mobility or remain entirely housebound.

But when any kind of innovative technology is adopted into the medical community, appropriate training to ensure diagnostic accuracy and safety is essential. A recent trial showed that a short training course — which was made even shorter when it was concluded due to the encroachment of the COVID-19 outbreak — dramatically increased the confidence of four geriatricians in their ability

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CloudMD to Acquire Medical Confidence Inc., a Revolutionary, Technology-based, Health Care Navigation Platform for Enterprise Clients

Leverages database of 17,000 specialists to reduce wait times for specialist appointments and medical procedures resulting in better access to care and return to work outcomes

  • Medical Confidence is a pioneer health care navigation platform which empowers individuals to connect with health care providers for mental and physical health issues more efficiently and effectively

  • Proven results include: 20% reduction in benefit and disability costs, 6-month reduction in disability duration (on average), access to treatment 220 days sooner (on average), improved employee satisfaction (reported by 75% of clients) and 420% return on investment (ROI) or greater in payroll savings due to reduced illness related absences

  • Long standing contracts with Canada’s largest group benefit and disability insurers

  • Integrated with CloudMD, the combined suite of health care solutions will offer one, multi-functional platform which addresses total health (mental and physical care) and provides a direct and

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Meet The Mathematician Turned Startup Founder Who’s Helping Black Girls Build Their Confidence In Math

Math anxiety is a real thing. In fact, women struggle with a fear of math more than their male counterparts. According to the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health, that fear begins to show up in young girls as early as the second grade. In turn, the urge to avoid numbers often impacts the professional and financial decisions that women make later in life.  

To inspire girls to lean into math, Brittany Rhodes, mathematician turned tech founder created Black Girl MATHgic, a monthly subscription box service curated to increase math confidence and decrease math anxiety in girls on a third to eighth-grade math skill level. The company’s mission is to help girls succeed in class today and in society tomorrow.

Solving For America’s Math Anxiety Problem

The Black Girl MATHgic equation to solve for math anxiety is simple:

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