As a scientist and businessman, William Haseltine has created 10 different companies that have produced a range of products – from medicines to combat cancer, AIDS, lupus and diabetes, to protections against bioterrorism. If that weren’t enough, he founded ACCESS Health International, a nonprofit think tank and foundation focused on expanding access to health care. He covers all that and more in his new autobiography – “My Lifelong Fight Against Disease: From Polio and AIDS to COVID-19.”
- William Haseltine is the Chair & President ACCESS Health International
In California, civic leaders in the San Francisco Bay Area are calling for unity after a spike of violent attacks against Asian and Asian-American residents, many of them elderly. As Mark Niu reports — many citizens are not waiting for the government to act.
Joining the discussion:
- Cayden Mak heads “18 Million Rising, “a group dedicated to organizing the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
- Rosalind Chou is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Georgia State University, and the co-author of “The Myth of the Model Minority: Asian Americans Facing Racism”.
- Stanley Mark is a senior attorney with the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
Several worrisome new variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes #COVID19, have been detected within the U.S. since the COVID-19 vaccine rollout began in December, raising concerns about the nation’s ability to return to normal in 2021: https://t.co/6JzooFEUz3 #MountSinaiToday pic.twitter.com/MfX5fwxgd1
— Mount Sinai Health System (@MountSinaiNYC) February 20, 2021
Since the beginning of the Pandemic, Asian Americans have seen a surge in racism and xenophobia. Learn about the struggle that so many have been facing, why they have been facing it, and how you can help all from this resource! https://t.co/Brb4o3XxW6
— BSU Center for Peace & Conflict (@bsu4peace) February 21, 2021