Scientists Expect More Pandemics in Age of Globalization, Climate Change & Assault on Nature

Here’s an unsettling possibility: The deadly coronavirus infecting millions of people around the planet may turn out to mark the onset of an age in which a natural world under siege from human activities injects more new diseases into humanity’s ever-more-globalized bloodstream.

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No Prisoner Release

A federal judge in New York denied six inmates’ request to release all prisoners at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn whose age or medical condition puts them at a heightened risk from Covid-19. The judge noted there had been no Covid-related fatalities and only one Covid-related hospitalization at the facility. 

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