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How South Korea Succeeded Where The U.S. Has Failed On Coronavirus Testing

March 18, SEOUL – In late January, South Korean health officials summoned representatives from more than 20 medical companies from their lunar New Year celebrations to a conference room tucked inside Seoul’s busy train station. One of the country’s top infectious disease officials delivered an urgent message: South Korea needed an effective test immediately to […]

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CDC Raises Travel Advisory For South Korea To Highest Level As Coronavirus Cases Surge

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raised its travel advisory for South Korea to the highest level, urging Americans to avoid all nonessential travel to the country as cases of the novel coronavirus surge around the globe. “CDC recommends avoiding nonessential travel to South Korea,” the agency said in its warning on Monday. […]

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The Push To Legalize Medical Marijuana In The South Is Leaving Black People Behind

By Max Blau Natalie Jones Bonner, a 58-year-old entrepreneur in Biloxi, Mississippi, who has used cannabis to reduce inflammation in her knees and wrists, wanted her fellow Mississippians to experience the drug’s medical and economic benefits. So she volunteered to collect signatures for a ballot initiative to legalize its medical use. But the Navy veteran, […]