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Newswise: Don't understand the feud between Taiwan & China? UNLV political scientist Austin Wang has you covered.
Released: 18-Aug-2022 4:30 PM EDT
Don't understand the feud between Taiwan & China? UNLV political scientist Austin Wang has you covered.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Many Americans go about their daily routines without fear of invasion or repercussions for acknowledging their own freedom. But an ocean away, that’s the reality for Taiwan, a small island off the coast of mainland China. China and Taiwan are embroiled in a decades-long battle of acknowledgement — an unfinished civil war. And because of their history, every day is a juggling act of unresolved issues from the past, maintaining a delicate balance to ensure peace.

Newswise: How Wastewater Surveillance Can Mitigate Monkeypox Spread: Expert Available
Released: 9-Aug-2022 8:05 PM EDT
How Wastewater Surveillance Can Mitigate Monkeypox Spread: Expert Available
University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Just when it seemed like we could sit back and breathe a sigh of relief from declining COVID-19 rates in Nevada, another virus started making headlines: Monkeypox. Local COVID cases have been on a downward trajectory for more than a month. But a wastewater surveillance program led by UNLV Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine professor and infectious disease expert Edwin Oh has started tracking monkeypox,making Southern Nevada among the first few metropolitan areas nationwide to begin searching the sewers for the emerging virus.

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Released: 3-Aug-2022 3:10 PM EDT
Ochsner Health Experts available for comment during World Breastfeeding Week
Ochsner Health

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year, Aug. 1-7, to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. We have several experts at Ochsner Health who can offer comment to the media about various aspects of breastfeeding.

Newswise: Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan bears ‘enormous symbolic significance’
Released: 2-Aug-2022 7:05 PM EDT
Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan bears ‘enormous symbolic significance’
University of Miami

University of Miami Chinese scholar and defense expert June Teufel Dreyer assessed the motivations and implications of the visit by the Speaker of the House to Taiwan, one of the stops on her congressional delegation tour.


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