UCLA multilingual COVID-19 website offers vaccine information in more than a dozen languages
TheTranslateCovid.org informational site operated by UCLA recently launched a robust vaccine FAQ section, which to date has information in 17  languages including Spanish, Armenian, Chinese, French, Hindi, Hmong, Japanese, Lai, Thai, Vietnamese and more. UCLA ’s Asian American Studies Center and Fielding School of Public Health created the site in May 2020 and have been updating it regularly as new information about the virus and pandemic emerges. During the past few months, they’ve been publishing vital information on the COVID-19 vaccines.Asian American studies center staff also plan to add at least...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 9, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Putin May Have Triggered an Attempted Coup in Armenia After PM Insulted His Missiles
Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan’s jabs about Russia’s faulty missiles may have landed him in the middle of a coup attempt. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Attempted coup: Armenia in turmoil as thousands take to streets, military jets buzz capital
Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan says the country is being threatened by “an attempted military coup” after the military... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Science - January 11, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

mRNA Technology Gave Us the First COVID-19 Vaccines. It Could Also Upend the Drug Industry
“No!” The doctor snapped. “Look at me!” I had been staring her in the eyes, as she had ordered, but when a doctor on my other side began jabbing me with a needle, I started to turn my head. “Don’t look at it,” the first doctor said. I obeyed. This was in early August in New Orleans, where I had signed up to be a participant in the clinical trial for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. It was a blind study, which meant I was not supposed to know whether I had gotten the placebo or the real vaccine. I asked the doctor if I would really been able to tell by looking at the syringe. &...
Source: TIME: Health - January 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Walter Isaacson Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Magazine Source Type: news

Frozen conflict in the midst of a global pandemic: potential impact on mental health in Armenian border communities - Markosian C, Khachadourian V, Kennedy CA.
Armenia has been in a conflict with its neighbor, Azerbaijan, since 1988. Civilians in Tavush Province are regularly affected by ceasefire violations along the armed border with recent escalations further threatening the population's safety. In the midst... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

2020 reflections: Bruins respond to the challenges of COVID-19
When people look back, COVID-19 will be what defines 2020 — and that applies to UCLA, just like everywhere else. From forcing us to shift to remote learning, move all but the most essential jobs off campus and ultimately close the campus to the public, the pandemic remade life in ways we couldn’t have imagined.But as difficult as the challenges were, Bruins everywhere responded withthe resilience, creativity and ingenuity that embody our values.Scientists, doctors and scholars continued to pursue the research that helped the public better understand the virus.Health care workers put themselves on the line day a...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - December 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Two decades of ecstasy: shifting demographic trends in decedents using MDMA - Armenian P, Rodda LN.
Deaths with a toxicology finding of the party drug, 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), over the 20-year period from 2000-2019 in San Francisco are presented to identify shifting demographic trends. Of the 148 cases, 129 (87.2%) were male with mean a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Armenians, Azerbaijan trade blame over breach of peace deal
Armenian officials and Azerbaijan on Saturday accused each other of breaching a peace deal that ended six weeks of fierce fighting over... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Nagorno-Karabakh war crimes fears as Azerbaijani soldier boasts to camera about killing Armenian civilian & mutilating corpse
Disturbing footage has emerged online showing a man, said to be an Azeri soldier, claiming to have executed an Armenian civilian, as an... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Azerbaijan accused of ethnic cleansing as horrifying footage appears to show elderly Armenian man being beheaded by soldiers
Shocking video purporting to show Azerbaijani troops executing a civilian has gone viral online, with Armenia alleging that it’s just... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Azerbaijani soldiers filmed beheading elderly Armenian man
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 8, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Armenia-Azerbaijan Peace Deal, Putin Applied a Deft New Touch
The iron-fisted tactics used against Georgia and Ukraine seem to have fallen out of favor, replaced by a more subtle blend of soft power... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Azeri troops filmed beheading another Armenian after war ends in Karabakh
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New videos surface of Azerbaijani forces dehumanizing and beheading Armenian soldiers
BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:50 P.M.) - The Azerbaijani Armed Forces have taken to social media recently to gloat about their declared victory in... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bill Belichick Calls For U.S. To Take Action Against Turkey, Azerbaijan For ‘ Unprovoked And Deadly Attacks On Armenians ’
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: NFL Patriots Sports Syndicated Sports Armenia Azerbaijan Berj Najarian Bill Belichick New England Patriots Sports News Turkey Source Type: news

Brookline ’ s Conan O ’ Brien Leaving Late Night TV For New HBO Max Show
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Entertainment Syndicated CBSN Boston Conan O'Brien Source Type: news

Dutch Parliament adopts motions on sanctions against Aliyev and Erdogan for war crimes and atrocities against Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh
The Dutch Parliament today adopted five motions on Turkish-Azerbaijani atrocities against Nagorno Ka (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Russian military helicopter shot down in Armenia, 2 killed
Russia said Monday that one of its military helicopters was shot down in Armenia, near the border with Azerbaijan, killing two servicemen. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia sign peace deal over Nagorno-Karabakh: reports
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armenia plunged into political crisis after night of unrest over Russian-brokered agreement with Azerbaijan to end fighting over...
Armenia was plunged into political crisis after opposition groups called on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian to resign and a night of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Azerbaijan Shoots Down Russian Helicopter in Armenia
A Russian military helicopter crashed in Armenia Monday after it was shot down by Azerbaijan, an incident that could force the Kremlin... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Azerbaijan admits shooting down Russia helicopter, raising stakes of conflict with Armenia
The Russian Ministry of Defense confirmed Monday that one of its Mil Mi-24 gunships were downed by over-the-shoulder missile fire while... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Two dead as Russian military helicopter shot down in Armenia
Incident threatens to draw Moscow further into conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 9, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Azerbaijan Makes Gains in Conflict With Armenia, Setting Back Peace Efforts
Advances on the battlefield by Azerbaijan in its conflict with Armenia over the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh shattered hopes... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

102-year-old woman in the US makes $1M donation to Armenia non-profit: ‘I don’t want Armenians wiped from the map’
FRESNO, California (KSEE) – The war has been raging for over a month: Armenia and Azerbaijan remain in a deadly battle over the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 5, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armenia calls for international investigation into presence of foreign mercenaries in Karabakh
BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:00 P.M.) - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan called for an international investigation into the presence of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 3, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

France to ban Turkish ‘Grey Wolves’ after defacement of Armenian memorial
France is to ban a Turkish ultra-nationalist group known as the Grey Wolves, the interior minister said Monday, after a memorial to... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkish nationalist ‘Grey Wolves’ linked to targeting of Armenians in France
An anti-Armenian march near the French city of Lyon has been linked to the ultranationalist Grey Wolves organisation by French Armenian... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turks vandalize Armenian Genocide Memorial in Lyon
Turks have vandalized the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Lyon, the Diaspora High Commissioner's Offic (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - November 1, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

VPN sales surge as Azerbaijan starts blocking social media
Azerbaijan blocks access to popular social media and messaging apps following clashes with Armenia, prompting locals to seek VPNs. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armenia Fears Putin Isn't Coming to Help in Nagorno-Karabakh
Russia has pledged to defend Armenia from attack—but it is strategically sitting out the war over the breakaway republic of Nagorno-Karabakh. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turks ‘search’ for Armenians in Lyon, France amid ethnic tensions over Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
Turkish nationalists marched through the outskirts of Lyon, France, following violent clashes with ethnic Armenians who had blocked a... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armenia/Azerbaijan: First confirmed use of cluster munitions by Armenia against civilians in Barda, Azerbaijan. The Azerbaijani...
Amnesty International is again calling on both sides to immediately stop using cluster munitions, and to prioritize the protection of civilians. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 29, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Azerbaijan, a String of Explosions, Screams and Then Blood
Caught in an Armenian rocket attack, a New York Times reporting team captures the agony of an expanding, dirty war. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Roots of War: When Armenia Talked Tough, Azerbaijan Took Action
While Azerbaijan is clearly the main driver of the Nagorno-Karabakh war, analysts say, Armenia’s populist prime minister pushed the... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 27, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Execution video of Armenians by Azerbaijani soldiers prompts war crime probe
A video posted on social media appears to show the execution of two Armenian prisoners by troops from Azerbaijan. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 24, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Protest for Armenia briefly shuts down Vine Street Expressway in Philadelphia
A protest briefly shut down the eastbound lanes of the Vine Street Expressway near Philadelphia's Old City section on Sunday evening. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of breaking ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh
The recent violence in the disputed region is the worst the region has seen in years. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armenian Foreign Minister to travel to Washington amid fierce fighting with Azerbaijan
The U.S. should halt military assistance to Azerbaijan and put more pressure on Turkey to stop its interference in the conflict with... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Archbishop accuses Turkey of backing 'third Armenian genocide' in Nagorno-Karabakh
According to an Armenian archbishop, Turkey is perpetrating a “third genocide” against the oldest Christian nation in the world. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armenian missiles target residential areas in Azerbaijan's Ganja
At least six people have been killed including two children and 35 more wounded in the Armenian attack in Azerbaijan's second-largest city. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Aftermath of Armenian shelling of Ganja, Azerbaijan. 5 dead, including 2 children
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Armenia launches missile attacks on Azerbaijan's Ganja
More than 20 houses destroyed, according to preliminary reports, says assistant to the Azerbaijani president - Anadolu Agency (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 16, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ethnic cleansing of Armenians
(Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nagorno-Karabakh volunteers get weapons as clashes intensify
MARTUNI, Nagorno-Karabakh (AP) — As the fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces rages on in the separatist territory of... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Karabakh war leaves civilians shell-shocked and bitter
Shelling stokes civilian anger in the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, say BBC reporters on both sides. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Turkish-Backed Syrian Fighters Join Armenian-Azeri Conflict
Hundreds of fighters from Syrian militias allied with Turkey have joined the fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 13, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Erdogan's proxy war in Armenia ugly echo of Turkey's genocidal campaign century ago
Fostering a proxy war in in Armenia may serve Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s needs, but it’s an appalling echo of the genocide... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 12, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kim Kardashian Donates $1M Toward Armenia Conflict, Siblings Donate Too
The Kardashians are opening their wallets for a geo-political cause they feel passionate about. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 10, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news