Medicine & TechnologyTwenty-two US states are experiencing a surge in coronavirus cases over the last few weeks due to mass protests. Health experts warn that about 145, 728 Americans might lose their lives to COVID-19 by August 4, 2020, if the trend keeps up.
Shortly after the controversial death of George Floyd, America erupts in protest that includes breaking windows, burning of property, and stealing of goods, but are they still fighting for what they believe or are opportunists just using the situation to take advantage?
US health officials are now worried that protests following the George Floyd case might spark a second wave of the coronavirus. After reports of positive cases increasing in areas where protests have been held, officials urge people to be responsible protesters, especially during the pandemic.
With the construction of the $1.4 billion dollar endeavor of the Thirty Meter Telescope beginning this week, news arrives from the Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaii, as a dozen protestors were arrested for obstructing construction crews on their way to the summit. Astronomers anticipating the Thirty Meter Telescope believe that the largest telescope ever built will give us new insights never-before-seen into space, however, locals in Hawaii are not convinced that the $1.4 billion investment is worth compromising their lands.