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Unhealthy Body, Unhealthy Mind: Covid and the Case for Universal Basic Income

June 29, 2021 – 11:24 am |

 
The effect of the pandemic must be combatted not just through medicinal but monetary means.
Benjamin Maslow who created his hierarchy of needs stated in his book The farther reaches of human nature that “The need for ‘dignity, for example, can be seen as a fundamental human right in the same …

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One Picture Tells…Tried and Tested

Submitted by on June 16, 2021 – 4:11 pmNo Comment

A test cartridge showing negative results on a COVID-19 Self-Test, or Rapid Antigen Test, provided free by the NHS for home testing and can be picked up at pharmacies and other places or ordered online through the NHS. No tests are a 100 per cent accurate and research on antigen tests by Cochrane, an international network that produces information on health decisions with members and supporters in 130 countries, found that “In people with confirmed COVID-19, antigen tests correctly identified COVID-19 infection in an average of 72% of people with symptoms, compared to 58% of people without symptoms. Last year British officials ordered two million home test kits for the pandemic from two Chinese companies at $20 million dollars, however it turned out that the kits did not actually work and are now sitting and gathering dust.

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