Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, public attention has mainly focused on the number of people who become severely ill and die from covid19. But what's become clear in recent months is the large and growing group of people who continue to deal with prolonged symptoms long after their original illness. Now an increasing number of clinicians are on an urgent quest to find treatments for a frighteningly pervasive problem: the mysteries of long covid. Dr. William Li, a vascular biologist and president at The Angeogenesis Foundation explains in an interview with Christos Gavalas why Covid-19 may be a blood vessel disease, how can this be properly diagnosed and why our immunity against it can be boosted through nuitrition and especially greek food.
Rebecca Hamilton: Too early to say if Russians carry out a genocide in Ukraine
Evidence of russian atrocities in Ukrainian towns such as Bucha, combined with the Kremiln rhetoric in Russian media suggesting the need for “de-Ukrainization”, have spurred the discussion around whether Russia is carrying out #genocide in Ukraine. Rebecca Hamilton, Associate Professor of Law at the American University Washington College of Law who has served as a lawyer in the prosecutorial division of the International Criminal Court, speaks to CNN Greece's Christos Gavalas and offers an in depth analysis of why determining the russian acts as genocide will take time and is going to have limited efficacy, when it comes to putting a quick end to people’s suffering.
What do Covid-19 vaccine skeptics have in common? What are the underlying values that exist at the heart of people's resistance? Dr. Saad B. Omer, director at the Global Health Institute at Yale spoke to Christos Gavalas this week and told him it's about beliefs and a set of psychological traits, not knowledge. He also put in plain words ways through which health officials can convince the sizable minority to get vaccinated, while going into detail about why getting the second dose is also critical for eliminating chances of death.
Entrepreneur Morgan Mercer spoke to CNN Greece about the importance of using Virtual Reality as part of an educational program to reduce the problem of sexual harassment in the workplace. The 26-year-old was a victim of sexual violence herself and identified the problem in the emotional gap that is being created by the lack of real empathy around the issue. As she stated in her interview with journalist Christos Gavalas, she decided to set up her innovative VR training company to help corporations make their employees understand what harassment really feels like, not theoretically but completely practically.