Archaeologists May Have Found Remains of Tulsa Victims
A team of archaeologists and researchers made a potentially exciting discovery this week in Oklahoma. Historian Scott Ellsworth told Inside Edition Digital, "we found evidence of a mass burial, of a large burial pit with coffins in an area where our research has told us that it is likely that race massacre victims were buried." The graves may belong to Black people who died in the 1921 Tulsa Massacre. The massacre saw white mobs destroy the Black neighborhood of Greenwood.
She's only 14 years old and may have found a cure for Covid-19. In this edition, we speak to Anika Chebrolu, who has just won 3M's Young Scientist Challenge. She's been awarded the prize for finding a molecule that can selectively bind to the spike protein on the surface of SARS-CoV-2. Millions stuck with their Thanksgiving plans despite a warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for travelers to just stay home because of the coronavirus pandemic. More than 2,200 COVID-related deaths were reported in the U.S. on the day before Thanksgiving, the highest one-day toll in more than six months. CBS News correspondent Adriana Diaz reports from Chicago, and Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, an internal medicine physician at California Pacific Medical Center, joined CBSN to discuss. The head of the World Health Organization said there was "hope that by the end of this year, we may have a vaccine" for COVID-19.
Speaking at the WHO's Executive Board meeting in Geneva today (06 Oct), Dr Tedros said it was essential to continue using the tools available to combat COVID-19, adding that many countries "have shown that with the tools we have, they were able to suppress and control the pandemic."
At the same time, the WHO Director General said the international community must also continue to "invest in new technology, and that's why we launched the ACT Accelerator." He added, "We will need vaccines. And there is hope that by the end of this year, we may have a vaccine. There is hope."
(Excerpt from the briefing) Rachel Maddow argues that the White House cannot shirk its responsibility to do contact tracing for the time Donald Trump has been positive for Covid-19 given the large number of people he may have infected. Aired on 10/05/2020