I’m a lung doctor testing the blood from COVID-19 survivors as a treatment for the sick – a century old idea that could be a fast track to treatment : The Conversation


In the blood of COVID-19 survivors are antibodies that can defeat SARS-CoV-2. Researchers are testing whether these antibodies can be collected and injected into others to save them from the virus.

Source: I’m a lung doctor testing the blood from COVID-19 survivors as a treatment for the sick – a century old idea that could be a fast track to treatment : The Conversation

At March For Our Lives, survivors lead hundreds of thousands in call for change : NBC News


WASHINGTON — Marjory Stoneman Douglas senior Emma Gonzalez stood silent, with tears streaming down her face, on a stage in front of thousands at Saturday’s March For Our Lives.

After listing the names of the 17 people killed when a gunman rampaged through her school on Valentine’s Day, Gonzalez asked the crowd to fathom how so many could be murdered in only 6 minutes and 20 seconds.

And then she stopped speaking.

Silent minutes ticked by. Then an alarm beeped.

 

Source: At March For Our Lives, survivors lead hundreds of thousands in call for change : NBC News

The child abuse inquiry has been devastatingly inept – but it must go on | James Rhodes | Opinion | The Guardian


The key issue for me, and probably for most of the survivors who this inquiry was designed to give a voice to, is one of trust. Theresa May fought for this inquiry.She fought for us. Back in July 2014 when she announced it as home secretary, you could almost see the eye-rolling going on among certain Tory party members. Yet, to her immense credit, she persevered. And then came the catalogue of mistakes, disasters and obstructions that, to all but the most naive of us, simply scream cover-up.

Source: The child abuse inquiry has been devastatingly inept – but it must go on | James Rhodes | Opinion | The Guardian

With 500,000 female genital mutilation survivors or at risk in U.S., it’s not just someone else’s problem – The Washington Post


The number of women and girls in the United States potentially facing or who have already suffered mutilation has grown threefold since 1990, according to a government report.

Source: With 500,000 female genital mutilation survivors or at risk in U.S., it’s not just someone else’s problem – The Washington Post