US attempts to monitor PLA submarines with increased spy ship activities in S.China Sea: think tank report

US attempts to monitor PLA submarines with increased spy ship activities in S.China Sea: think tank report

The US is gathering environmental information on underwater battlefields and creating a database that can be used to search for and attack PLA submarines much faster in a possible future battle, Song said.

COVID-19 Vaccines Will NOT Lose Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) When ‘Everything Opens Back Up’

COVID-19 Vaccines Will NOT Lose Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) When ‘Everything Opens Back Up’

Lead Stories reached out to the FDA to ask about the post’s claim. A spokesperson responded by pointing us to this document, which gives vaccine EUA guidance. Specifically, it says (on page three, emphasis ours):

‘This EUA declaration is distinct from, and is not dependent on, the declaration by the Secretary of HHS of a public health emergency related to COVID-19, issued on January 31, 2020 and subsequently renewed, under section 319 of the PHS Act. See supra note 1. The issuance of an EUA for a COVID-19 vaccine is not based on that January 2020 declaration of a public health emergency and, therefore, an EUA may remain in effect beyond the duration of the public health emergency declaration if all other statutory conditions are met.’

Pentagon cancels JEDI contract and plans more advanced cloud-based warfare platform

Pentagon cancels JEDI contract and plans more advanced cloud-based warfare platform

A primary concern of the Pentagon is to maintain technological superiority over international rivals such as Russia and China. According to Peter Asaro, a professor at the New School in New York and a cofounder of the International Committee for Robot Arms Control, “The advanced militaries are pushing the envelope of these technologies. They will proliferate rapidly.”