A new COVID-19 variant known as 452R is linked to several large outbreaks in Santa Clara County, including one in the Kaiser San Jose Medical Center. It has now been observed in 12 counties across California.
Students for Workers’ Rights (SWR) members have set their sights on raising $30,000 for subcontracted workers between Nov. 29 and Dec. 31 amid concerns about a lack of pay continuation from the summer, unsafe working conditions and unclear employment prospects for workers.
If proven safe and effective, the vaccine could be approved through emergency-use authorization by early 2021.
LGBTQ+ individuals struggle with an increased risk of psychiatric disorders such as depression and suicidal thoughts, alongside social stigmatization and restricted access to quality care.
As computer science majors, Zhu and Aggarwal noticed that their peers sought to apply their skills to design and development projects, a need exacerbated by the ongoing economic downturn resulting from the pandemic.
The program involves seven online workshops focused on guiding participants through artistic activities, as well as providing a safe space for conversations on stroke recovery. Survivors can register for free one week in advance of any session. After receiving a package of art supplies, they will join a group of at most 15 other participants, student volunteers and a certified art therapist for a guided Zoom call.