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December 2nd, 2020 - 3:56 pm § in Health, Politics

Anti-maskers beat up bowling alley manager and employee

The manager and another employee of a Maryland bowling alley were assaulted by a group of men after asking them to wear masks and ordering them to leave when they refused, ABC News reported on Wednesday, December 2, 2020. The bowling alley requires masks. “According to police, one of the men p[...]

December 1st, 2020 - 1:57 pm § in Health

If you have a fallout shelter, this is a good time to use it — in 3 charts

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December 1st, 2020 - 1:49 pm § in Health

Donated blood testing confirms Covid-19 came to U.S. last year

The first known U.S. case of Covid-19 was reported on January 19, 2020, and China reported “a cluster of unexplained illnesses” on December 31, 2019, but testing of donated blood samples shows Covid-19 was already spreading on the U.S. west coast by mid-December, the U.K.-based tabloid D[...]

November 30th, 2020 - 11:48 am § in Business, Health

Lawsuit claims Tyson lied to workers about Covid-19 risks

A federal lawsuit alleges Tyson Foods lied to interpreters for non-English speaking workers at its Waterloo, Iowa, pork processing plant where over 1,000 workers became infected with Covid-19 and 5 of them died, the Des Moines Register reported on Monday, November 30, 2020 (read story here). Accordi[...]

November 30th, 2020 - 11:18 am § in Health, Politics

Covid relief update — 11/30/20

“Even with coronavirus spiking and new restrictions taking effect, Congress remains stalled on fresh relief for Americans in need,” CNN reported on Monday, November 30, 2020, because “lawmakers have been unable to come to any agreement.” Read story here. Also, covid relief no[...]

November 27th, 2020 - 12:36 am § in Donald Trump, Foreign Affairs, Health

Trump’s envoy gets Typhoid Mary treatment in Vietnam

“White House National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien and his entourage were treated like COVID-19 contagion threats in Vietnam at the start of his travels to Southeast Asia, Bloomberg reported. “He and his aides were relegated to a single floor in the Metropole Hotel in Hanoi …[...]

November 26th, 2020 - 2:45 pm § in Health

What if you’re taken to a hospital and no one is there?

We like to think of America as the most advanced country, but we’re arguably the most foolish. No country has been hit harder by Covid-19. Doctors and epidemiologists warned the public not to travel, not to hold family gatherings, this Thanksgiving holiday. Reputable media did their best to d[...]

November 25th, 2020 - 3:00 pm § in Health

Stupid parents risk their kids’ lives for soccer

“Hundreds of kids and their families are headed to Arizona for a soccer tournament with 500 teams,” CNN reported on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. “Absolutely fantastic news,” said Phoenix City Council member Sal DiCiccio in a tweet. “The 800 kid soccer tournament will[...]

November 25th, 2020 - 1:47 pm § in America, Biden, China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Humor, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Law and Courts, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

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November 24th, 2020 - 11:24 pm § in Health

PHOTOGRAPHY: Covid-19 ward

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