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Letters to the Editor — Jan. 31, 2021

Misguided defenseThe Jan. 27 opinion piece by Rav Arora supports wrong-headed attitudes about police use of excessive force (“Yellow Journalism 2.0,” PostOpinion). His analysis of the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wis., is misguided and focuses more on officer safety than it does on public safety.Fortunately, the two are not mutually exclusive, but Arora’s…

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Next pandemic could be a potentially deadly fungus

The next pandemic could be a sometimes deadly, yeast-like fungal infection known as Candida Auris, say experts who describe it as a nearly “perfect pathogen.” The fungus can be fatal, particularly if it enters the bloodstream, typically through catheters or other tubes entering the body in healthcare settings, according to the CDC. It was first…

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