The Daily Populous

Monday April 27th, 2020 evening edition

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US was warned of threat from anti-vaxxers in event of pandemic.

America’s “anti-vaxxer movement” would pose a threat to national security in the event of a “pandemic with a novel organism”, an FBI-connected non-profit research group warned last year, just months before the global coronavirus pandemic began.

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Ben Harris-Roxas at the University of New South Wales, an expert on public health, endorsed the epidemiological reasoning in the paper.

“You can imagine some young police officer who’s trying to do a good job protecting his or her community.

InfraGard has been criticized by civil liberties groups from its origins as a security national entity and links to the FBI.

An FBI spokesperson said: “InfraGard is a non-profit organization serving as a public-private partnership among US businesses, individuals, and the FBI.”. »

Schumer to introduce 'No PR Act' to stop Trump from placing name on stimulus checks

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Pompeo plans to force extension of arms embargo against Iran: NYT MORE from placing his name on any additional coronavirus stimulus checks.

Schumer is pushing for the provision to go in the next coronavirus stimulus package, Politico reported.

"Trump unfortunately appears to see the pandemic as just another opportunity to promote his own political interests,” Schumer said in a statement to The Hill. »

U.S. Space Force's First Offensive Weapon Is a Satellite Jammer

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“The Counter Communications System is a transportable satellite communications system that provides a ground-based capability to reversibly deny adversary satellite communications.

SMC’s CCS B10.2 is putting the “Force” in Space Force reaching IOC, Monday, March 9th, marking the first offensive weapon system assigned to the @SpaceForceDoD.

US #SpaceForce acquires its first offensive weapon, the Counter Communications System #CCS, a jammer. »

Missouri Nurse Who Raised Concerns About Lack of Protective Gear Dies of Coronavirus a Week Before Her Retirement

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A nurse who raised concerns about the lack of adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) at the hospital where she worked has died of coronavirus after caring for an infected patient.

According to the union, she was among the registered nurses who expressed their concerns about the lack of preparedness for the pandemic at RMC.

Celia Yap Banago, RN died from #COVID19 after caring for an infected patient just days before retirement. »