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New Pfizer Results: Coronavirus Vaccine Is Safe and 95% Effective – The New York Times

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The companies said that out of 170 cases of Covid-19, 162 were in the placebo group, and eight were in the vaccine group. Out of 10 cases of severe Covid-19, nine had received a placebo. Pfizer and BioNTech said that the vaccine’s efficacy was consistent across age, race and ethnicity. The most common serious adverse event was fatigue, with 3.7 percent of volunteers reporting tiredness after they took the second dose. Two percent of volunteers reported a headache after the second dose. Older adults reported fewer and milder side effects, the companies said. “It’s pretty amazing,” said Akiko Iwasaki, an […]

CDC Study Finds Overwhelming Majority Of People Getting Coronavirus Wore Masks

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A Centers for Disease Control report released in September shows that masks and face coverings are not effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19, even for those people who consistently wear them. A study conducted in the United States in July found that when they compared 154 “case-patients,” who tested positive for COVID-19, to a control group of 160 participants from the same health care facility who were symptomatic but tested negative, over 70 percent of the case-patients were contaminated with the virus and fell ill despite “always” wearing a mask. “In the 14 days before illness onset, 71% of […]

Coronavirus: WHO joins the Great Barrington Declaration by condemning lockdowns

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Dr. David Nabarro from the WHO appealed to world leaders yesterday, telling them to stop “using lockdowns as your primary control method” of the coronavirus. He also claimed that the only thing lockdowns achieved was poverty – with no mention of the potential lives saved. “Lockdowns just have one consequence that you must never ever belittle, and that is making poor people an awful lot poorer,” he said. Dr. David Nabarro from the WHO appealed to world leaders yesterday, telling them to stop “using lockdowns as your primary control method”.Source:Twitter “We in the World Health Organisation do not advocate lockdowns […]

Jane Fonda calls coronavirus ‘God’s gift to the left’

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Jane Fonda calls coronavirus ‘God’s gift to the left’ By Joe Concha – 10/07/20 05:14 PM EDT This content was originally published here.

Check your balance: Coronavirus stimulus money starts to flow into bank accounts

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WASHINGTON — Americans are starting to receive their cash payments via direct deposits, part of the $2 trillion bill passed by Congress to stimulate the economy after the decline caused by the pandemic. “#IRS deposited the first Economic Impact Payments into taxpayers’ bank accounts today. We know many people are anxious to get their payments; we’ll continue issuing them as fast as we can,” the IRS tweeted on Saturday. #IRS deposited the first Economic Impact Payments into taxpayers’ bank accounts today. We know many people are anxious to get their payments; we’ll continue issuing them as fast as we can. […]

President Trump confirms he, first lady Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus

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Trump pollster John McLaughlin and Democratic pollster Doug Schoen react on ‘The Ingraham Angle’ President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump both tested positive for COVID-19 early Friday, and are set to quarantine and recover at the White House. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19,” the president tweeted. “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.” He added: “We will get through this TOGETHER!” A White House source told Fox News shortly after the president’s tweet that he and the first lady are “fine” and are in the quarantine process at the White House. Meanwhile, the president’s […]

Coronavirus: Trump tests positive for Covid-19 with Melania Trump

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They include White House chief of staff Mark Meadows; national security advisor Robert O’Brien; the president’s lawyer, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani; White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany; the president’s daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, both of whom are senior White House advisors; the president’s sons, Donald Jr. and Eric; Donald Jr’s girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle, who previously had Covid; Eric’s wife Lara Trump; the president’s daughter Tiffany; campaign manager Bill Stepien; top campaign official Jason Miller; White House social media director Dan Scavino; White House counselor Derek Lyons; political advisor Stephen Miller; and Rep Jim […]

Breaking: President Trump tweets that he and the first lady have tested positive for coronavirus

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President Donald Trump tweeted on his official social media account that he and the first lady had tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday evening. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19,” the president tweeted. Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.… https://t.co/CIIB2LDQtr — Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1601614446.0 “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” he added. The news came after the president confirmed earlier on Thursday that his longtime aide Hope Hicks had tested positive for the virus. “Hope […]

BREAKING: House passes broad coronavirus stimulus and relief package, including paid sick and family leave

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It’s been 12 days since It will also provide 80 hours of paid sick leave for full-time employees (or pro-rata for part-time employees) for the following reasons: To self-isolate because the employee is diagnosed with coronavirus.  To obtain a medical diagnosis or care if such employee is experiencing the symptoms of coronavirus. To comply with a recommendation or order by a public official or a health care provider on the basis that the physical presence of the employee on the job would jeopardize the health of others because the employee was exposed to coronavirus or is exhibiting coronavirus symptoms. To care […]

Pregnant women are being forced to give birth alone as hospitals restrict visitors during coronavirus – CBS News

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The birth of a child is a pivotal moment. One that is often shared between spouses, even grandparents and siblings. Now, however, due to the rapidly spreading coronavirus pandemic, women across the United States are finding themselves forced to go through labor and delivery alone – a reality that, for many, would have once been unthinkable. On March 13, Ana Arteaga, a mother-to-be in Watertown, Massachusetts, posted on Facebook: “Just found out that because of new hospital restrictions, I can only have one visitor with me when I give birth … aka my husband. I never thought in a million […]