The Daily Populous

Monday October 18th, 2021 day edition

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He told Fox News' Chris Wallace he has become a polarizing figure because he stands with science.

"Sometimes the truth becomes inconvenient for some people, so they react against me," he said.

Dr. Anthony Fauci said he's become a polarizing figure during the pandemic because he stands with "science, data, and hard facts" instead of conspiracy theories.

"And I think people who feel differently, who have conspiracy theories, who deny reality, that's looking them straight in the eye.".

Fauci said he stood by the truth and that that's "inconvenient" for people who believe in conspiracy theories.

Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is considered the nation's top infectious disease expert.

When asked by Wallace if anything he has done has contributed to him becoming a polarizing figure, Fauci said he couldn't answer because he couldn't think of anything. »

Police face questions after a woman's body is found in a police van in Huntsville, Alabama

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(CNN) Authorities in Huntsville, Alabama, are facing questions surrounding the discovery of a woman's body in the back of a rarely used police van in a police parking lot.

Windows on the van were observed to be opened and on this type of van they popped outward," he said.

"We will get to the truth of what happened to Christina Nance, the young Black woman found dead in the police van in front of the Huntsville Police Department. »

Nine UK schools start scanning children’s faces to take their lunch money

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Several schools in Scotland are set to start using facial recognition software to allow pupils to pay for their lunches.

The system, installed in nine sites in North Ayrshire, scans the faces of pupils at the tills in order to save time during the busy lunch hour.

It checks them off against a register of faces stored on the school’s servers and replaces software that used fingerprint scanners. »

Miami private school to require students getting COVID vaccine to stay home for 30 days after each dose

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MIAMI (WSVN) - A Miami school that made headlines for saying it would penalize teachers who got the COVID-19 vaccine is now requiring students who get vaccinated to remain home for 30 days after each dose.

“Because of the potential impact on other students and our school community, vaccinated students will need to stay at home for 30 days post-vaccination for each dose and booster they receive and may return to school after 30 days as long as the student is healthy and symptom-free.”.

Centner Academy first made headlines in April when the school’s owners told their staff to hold off on getting vaccinated. »

India’s Fog of Misunderstanding Surrounding Nepal–China Relations

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The Working Paper looks at the impact that New Delhi’s misperceptions of Sino-Nepali relations, termed the “fog of misunderstanding,” has had in the context of the triangular relations between China, India, and Nepal.

The paper concludes with an examination of the possible options for India to chart a path out of this fog of misunderstanding and to re-strategize relations with Nepal.

Thus the fog of misunderstanding about the Nepal-China relationship appeared from the very start of independent India’s relations with Nepal. »