Florida governor to Biden: ‘I am standing in your way’

News 08/06/21, 00:18

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis fired back at President Joe Biden’s call to cooperate in dealing with a new outburst of COVID-19 or CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus.  “I am standing in your way and I’m standing for the people of Florida,” DeSantis declared on Wednesday, Aug. 4, according to CBS ...

Biden tells governors to help with COVID-19 or ‘get out of the way’

News 08/04/21, 02:36

U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday, August 3, told Republican leaders in Florida and Texas to cooperate with the efforts to withstand COVID-19 or “get out of the way.” "Just two states, Florida and Texas, account for one-third of all new COVID-19 cases in the entire country. Just two states," Biden ...

New York City demands vaccination proof for many indoor venues

News 08/03/21, 18:11

New Yorkers will have to show their vaccination status before entering indoor establishments for dining, fitness, and entertainment. Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) confirmed New York City residents will have to be immunized against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) virus, if they want to avoid disappointment. "It is time for people to ...

Lockdowns back on in China as more Delta cases detected

News 08/03/21, 16:02

After months of mass testing and travel curbs and with no sign of the Delta variant abating, China is putting millions under lockdown again. As of Monday, August 2, the country had reported infected cases in 20 cities and more than a dozen provinces, increasing from 15 last week. Monday also ...

COVID-19 in Australia: Army patrols Sydney streets, Brisbane continues lockdown

News 08/02/21, 16:43

As Australia keeps struggling to control the widespread Delta variant, stricter measurements are heralded.  On Monday, Aug. 2, the Australian state of Queensland (QLD) announced five more days of lockdown in Brisbane, the third-largest city in the country. The area had expected to be out of lockdown on Tuesday.  QLD, the second-biggest ...

Fauci warns ‘things are going to get worse’ due to Delta variant

News 08/02/21, 16:19

Anthony Fauci warned the pandemic will worsen as the Delta variant spreads. "Things are going to get worse," he said according to ABC's "This Week." "If you look at the acceleration of the number of cases, the seven-day average has gone up substantially." The chief medical adviser to the president blames a ...

Industry groups criticize President Biden’s vaccine requirements

News 08/01/21, 23:50

Not all unions are comfortable with new vaccine requirements on federal workers from the Biden administration on July 29. Following new rules to counter the spread of the Delta variant, federal workers were asked to be vaccinated in accordance with new COVID-19 safety requirements. This includes wearing masks, social distancing, and ...

CDC study shows vaccinated people make up 74% of people infected in Massachusetts

News 07/31/21, 20:21

According to new statistics released Friday, July 30, by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over three-quarters of those affected in a Massachusetts COVID-19 outbreak were fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, with four of them ending up in the hospital.The new data, published in the Morbidity and Mortality ...

Texas to rely on personal responsibility to withstand CCP Virus outburst

News 07/30/21, 18:17

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R-Tex.) on Thursday, July 29, signed an executive order that inhibits local officials and businesses from imposing mask mandates and demanding vaccination proof. The order outlaws agencies and businesses that receive funds from the state from issuing mask mandates, demanding people to get vaccinated, and requiring people ...

CDC internal document says Delta variant as contagious as chickenpox

News 07/30/21, 05:43

An internal document from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) alleged the Delta variant is not just more dangerous; it spreads as relentlessly as chickenpox, the common cold, and even ebola. The document, obtained and reported by The Washington Post on July 29, conveying previously disclosed statistics indicating ...

Biden asks federal workers to get vaccinated or face repeated COVID tests

U.S. 07/29/21, 22:53

President Joe Biden on Thursday, July 25, continued to step up his vaccine push by asking all federal employees and contractors to attest to their vaccination status or otherwise submit to regular COVID-19 tests. “Every federal government employee will be asked to attest to their vaccination status. Anyone who does not attest ...

Most San Francisco bars require proof of vaccine, negative result to drink inside

News 07/27/21, 23:21

A coalition of more than 500 bars introduced strict pandemic restrictions to counter soaring Delta variant cases in Northern California. The San Francisco Bar Owner Alliance confirmed its members require customers to present proof of vaccination, or a 72-hour negative test, when entering bars in the Fog City. Customers without valid ...

White House: US extends travel restrictions due to Delta variant concerns

U.S. 07/27/21, 16:11

The White House announced on Monday, July 26, that the Biden administration would not lift existing travel restrictions in the short term due to concerns over the highly infectious Delta variant, which is driving a surge of COVID-19 cases across the United States. "We will maintain existing travel restrictions at this ...

VA requires mandatory vaccine for all workers: First US federal agency to do so

U.S. 07/27/21, 15:28

Despite the White House's reluctance to apply mandates, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be the first government department to impose a vaccine obligation for its healthcare professionals. Vaccinations will now be required for those who serve in departmental buildings or give direct treatment to veterans at the VA as well ...

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