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(KTVX) — When you think about St. Patrick’s Day, you might catch yourself thinking about beer, parties, shamrocks, getting pinched if you’re not wearing green, random people talking about how “Irish” they suddenly are, and of course, leprechauns. But as you may already know, there is much more to the day than what society displays. …

The vaccines authorized for emergency use do not contain the live virus that causes COVID-19, so it cannot make you sick with COVID-19. The vaccines are made with mRNA technology which works by teaching your immune system how to recognize and fight the virus that causes COVID-19.  Sometimes when this happens, the process can cause symptoms …

A Twin Cities doctor dispels the most common coronavirus vaccine myths to help create better awareness and public trust. Health care workers and residents of long-term care centers are receiving vaccinations developed to provide protection from COVID-19. While many are eager to get the new vaccines, others say they won’t get it. Experts say even …

MADISON (WKOW) — As COVID-19 cases continue to spread across Wisconsin, doctors and health care professionals are urging people to get a flu shot to avoid a “twindemic.” On Tuesday, UW Health experts busted seven common myths that go along with getting a flu vaccine. Myth 1: The flu vaccine can give you the flu. The …

New Delhi: Just over a month ago, when the Tablighi Jamaat markaz in Nizammudin basti emerged as a Covid-19 hotspot, the Delhi police took the Jamaatis to quarantine centres after cordoning off the basti and declaring it a containment zone. But the Delhi government health officials had a challenging task at hand –– to know …

Here are four common restaurant technology myths that have cemented themselves in the minds of many restaurateurs, along with the truth about how modern restaurant technology systems can benefit restaurant owners, especially in today’s climate.  By Saleem S. Khatri, CEO of Lavu and MenuDrive – 5.10.2020 Now more than ever, technology is an essential part …

Executive Summary Machine learning will dramatically improve health care. There are already myriad impactful ML health care applications from imaging to predicting readmissions to the back office. But there are also high-profile, expensive efforts that have not achieved their goals. In the authors’ collective roles as the CEO of a care delivery analytics business, tech-driven …

Here’s what we know about Epstein’s final days, and what will happen now. Epstein faced similar accusations in Florida back in 2007, but signed a plea deal with prosecutors allowing him to avoid federal charges and plead guilty to lesser state prostitution charges. As he faced new charges, Epstein asked a judge last month to …

As the public and government regulators around the world discuss whether and how to manage the power of technology companies, one idea that keeps coming up is breaking up these large conglomerate corporations into smaller pieces. Public distrust for tech companies has shifted to talk of antitrust action against them. Facebook, for instance, might then …

This article was written by Bhaskar Chakravorti, Dean of Global Business, The Fletcher School, Tufts University , and originally appeared on The Conversation, a not-for-profit news site dedicated to unlocking ideas and knowledge from academic experts. As the public and government regulators around the world discuss whether and how to manage the power of technology companies, one idea that …