Hillary Clinton, Press Secretary Jen Psaki diagnosed with coronavirus

Trending 03/23/22, 16:13

Two high-profile Democrats have been quarantined after seemingly contracting a highly contagious disease. Hillary Clinton and White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki have both tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Clinton confirmed she is experiencing influenza-like ailments. "Well, I have tested positive for COVID [and] I have got some mild cold symptoms but am ...

Voters ‘deeply pessimistic’ about Biden’s leadership, economy says poll

U.S. 02/28/22, 00:06

Voters are increasingly unhappy with Joe Biden's performance in the Oval Office, a new poll found. The latest Washington Post–ABC News poll found the president's approval rating was only 37% compared to 55% who disapprove of the incumbent—setting a new record low. The sample survey of 1,011 respondents found more Americans prefer ...

Washington DC mayor removes mask and vaccine mandates

D.C. 02/15/22, 12:17

Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) lifted many pandemic restrictions in the nation's capitol, requiring proof of vaccination and covering the nose and mouth on Feb. 14. Bowser confirmed vaccination status and face masks requirements will be immediately "dialed back" across the District of Columbia. "The limited public health emergency that I put ...

Positive for COVID: Papua New Guinea Prime Minister shortens Beijing visit

News 02/09/22, 15:36

James Marape, Papua New Guinea's prime minister, tested positive for COVID-19 when he arrived in Beijing last week to attend the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games and had to cut short his stay. The Papua New Guinea Prime Minister's Office stated on Facebook that James tested positive for Coronavirus ...

Stacey Abrams goes maskless in a classroom of masked children

News 02/07/22, 02:39

A Democrat who wants to be Georgia's next governor briefly did not cover her nose and mouth on Feb. 4. Stacey Abrams was caught not wearing a face mask during a visit to Glennwood Elementary School in Decatur, about 7 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. A photo, which has since gone viral ...

More than half of Florida voters disapprove of Joe Biden, says poll

U.S. 02/02/22, 06:47

A survey found most Floridians are unhappy with the president's work in Washington. The latest Suffolk University/USA TODAY network poll discovered 53% of voters across the Sunshine State disapprove of President Joe Biden's performance. Only 39% were happy with the incumbent's accomplishments in the Oval Office. About 58% of 500 respondents surveyed ...

Abdul-Jabbar: NBA star’s vaccine warning makes athletes look like ‘dumb jocks’

News 01/25/22, 14:58

A sporting legend questioned a fellow athlete for expressing concern about the number of competitors who died from vaccination. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar opposed National Basketball Association Hall of Fame listed John Stockton's warnings about 150 athletes who died after being immunized against coronavirus (COVID-19). He accused Stockton of making the general public think ...

New York reports 5 Omicron cases, warns potential community spread

New York 12/02/21, 21:24

New York on Thursday, Dec. 2, reported five cases of Omicron variant positive events, which stem from people of different traces. One case was detected in Suffolk County on Long Island, and four others were recorded within New York City, Gov. Kathy Hochul (N.Y.-D) said at a news conference on Thursday, ...

Omicron variant arrives in Canada

News 11/28/21, 21:55

Omicron, the newly listed coronavirus variant of concern, is now present in Canada, officials said Sunday, Nov. 28. The strain was detected in two people arriving from Nigeria, the Ontario government said in a statement, according to Fox News. The patients have been isolated. After emerging in Southern Africa last week, Omicron ...

Japan detects first Mu variant patients

News 09/04/21, 00:19

On the first day of September, Japan reported the arrival of the Mu COVID-19 strain in its country.   The Mu variant, also known as B.1.621, was categorized into the World Health Organization (WHO)’s list of “variants of interest” on Aug. 30. Japan’s health ministry announced there were two patients infected with the ...

CCP Virus variant ‘Mu’ added to ‘variants of interest’ says WHO

News 09/02/21, 20:37

The World Health Organization (WHO) has included another CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus or COVID-19 variant on its list of "variants of interest," with changes that could render it vaccine-resistant. After being discovered in 39 countries and found to have a cluster of alterations that may enable it less sensitive to ...

US hits record high COVID-19 cases since February

News 08/07/21, 15:42

The COVID-19 pandemic updates on Thursday, August 5, revealed a grim reality for the new Delta variant-driven pandemic in the U.S. In total, 109,824 new virus cases were reported, with a seven-day rolling average of 98,518. It appeared that the country is suffering from a daily average of 100,000, a worrisome ...

Boston Mayor Kim Janey compares NYC vaccine mandate to slavery and birtherism

News 08/07/21, 00:12

On Tuesday Aug. 3, Acting Mayor Kim Janey blunder when she linked restaurant mandated vaccination policy to slavery and Donald Trump's birtherism. She subsequently said during a news conference that she regretted the comparisons she used. When asked about Mayor Bill de Blasio's mandate requiring proof of vaccination to enter indoor ...

One-shot COVID-19 vaccine company seeks Indian approval

News 08/06/21, 18:47

 Johnson & Johnson (J&J), on Friday, August 6, confirmed that it is seeking emergency authorization in the Indian market for its single-dose vaccines against the CCP virus (COVID-19). If approved, the one-shot vaccines would be available to India and many others worldwide via Biological E Limited, an Indian pharmaceutical firm. "Biological E ...

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