Author: Thomas Kreutz

Round Table: Emory Faculty Discuss Vaping, Vitamin E Epidemic

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 530 people have been admitted to hospitals across the United States in 2019 for showing symptoms of inflamed lungs and other respiratory damage caused by vaping. Of the 530 cases, 72 percent were men, 67 percent were between the ages of 18 and 34 and [...]

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United Nations Official Discusses Hate Speech in the Internet Age

United Nations Special Rapporteur David Kaye discussed internet hate speech, the platforms from which it thrives and the roles governments and companies play in its mitigation at the Emory School of Law on Monday. The lecture was part of the Law School’s annual Global Leaders Lecture series. Kaye’s presentation outlined the difficulties in monitoring social [...]

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Emory Hosts Forum on U.S. Measles Outbreak

Nevin Walia, Contributing A panel composed of public health leaders addressed the 2019 U.S. measles outbreak as part of the Emory Global Health Institute’s inaugural event, which took place on Sept. 9. About 30 people attended the forum. With 1,241 individual measles cases reported since the beginning of 2019, the current outbreak is the country’s [...]

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