Troopers make felony drug arrest in Cortland County


first_imgPolice say Bucanelli traveled down “several” streets in the village of Homer before coming to a stop. State Police say Bucanelli will be arraigned in court at a later date. VILLAGE OF HOMER, N.Y. (WBNG) — New York State Police say troopers made a felony arrest in the village of Homer early Tuesday morning. Bucanelli was also charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 7th degree and criminal possession of a weapon in the 4th degree. All are misdemeanors.center_img They say troopers found drugs and meth making materials in Bucanelli’s vehicle. State Police say 32-year-old David M. Bucanelli was charged with manufacturing methamphetamine in the 3rd degree after Bucanelli failed to comply with a traffic stop on State Route 11.last_img read more

Scientists call for global cooperation, use of scientific methods in fight against COVID-19


first_imgIn the statement, the group emphasized the urgency of international cooperation in several areas.“Rapid, accurate, and transparent international communication about the unfolding epidemiology of this novel viral disease, including patterns of transmission, incubation period and lethality, and the efficacy of various methods of intervention” was required, the statement read.Read also: Majority of Indonesians want transparency about COVID-19 patientsIt also called for “real-time sharing of detailed scientific information about the virus, the pathophysiology of the disease it causes and the human immunologic response, its origins, genetics, and mutations, and coordinated activities to advance knowledge in all of these areas”, as well as information sharing on the research and development of medical products, along with “collaborative research efforts to advance this vital R&D”. Several academies of science and medicine around the world issued a joint statement on Wednesday calling for greater international cooperation and noting the pivotal role scientists play in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic.The statement was signed by 15 members of the InterAcademy Partnership of Academies of Sciences and Medicine (IAP), including the Indonesian Academy of Sciences, the Brazilian Academy of Sciences, the Royal Society of Canada, the French Academy of Sciences, the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, the Indian National Science Academy and the Global Young Academy, an international society of young scientists based in Germany.The other signatories are Italy’s Accademia dei Lincei, the Science Council of Japan, the Nigerian Academy of Science, the Korean Academy of Science and Technology, the Russian Academy of Sciences, the Royal Society of the United Kingdom, the United States National Academy of Sciences and the US National Academy of Medicine. “In recognition of our mutual reliance, coordination and alignment of regulatory and manufacturing processes and quality standards [are] required to accelerate availability of reliable personal protective equipment, diagnostic testing devices, and medical treatment capacity,” it states.The group said that international communities also required “collaborative efforts to undertake rapid but evidence-based analysis of emerging concerns […] that may emerge as the global pandemic progresses.”“International cooperation and information sharing in all of these dimensions will be particularly critical in countries and regions where the public health and healthcare infrastructure is not adequate.”In order to push the government to carry out the recommendations, the Indonesian Academy of Sciences sent a letter to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s administration. The letter was sent through Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung on Wednesday.Read also: Indonesia calls for ‘collective response’ as UN passes COVID-19 resolutionIn the letter, academy chairman Satryo Soemantri Brodjonegoro reiterated the message from the academies, calling on the government to consider the role of civil society and private organizations, as well as to give greater support to the World Health Organization in addressing challenges posed by the pandemic.“The Cabinet Secretariat has received the letter and Pak Pramono said it will be followed up on,” Satryo told The Jakarta Post on Thursday.Topics :last_img read more