Category: Coronavirus pandemic

chicago-teachers-union-votes-to-defy-school-reopening-plans,-demands-vaccinations-before-returning-to-classrooms
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Jan
2021

Chicago Teachers Union Votes To Defy School Reopening Plans, Demands Vaccinations Before Returning To ClassroomsChicago Teachers Union Votes To Defy School Reopening Plans, Demands Vaccinations Before Returning To Classrooms

Chicago Teachers Union members voted to defy Chicago Public Schools’ reopening plans, refusing to return to classrooms until teachers are vaccinated, numerous sources reported. The school district, which is the nation’s third largest, was planning to welcome back roughly 70,000 students for part-time, in-person instruction on Feb. 1. However, the union opposed the plan, calling […]

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uk-chief-scientist-says-new-coronavirus-variant-may-be-more-deadly-and-transmissible,-but-cautions-that-extra-research-is-needed
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Jan
2021

UK Chief Scientist Says New Coronavirus Variant May Be More Deadly And Transmissible, But Cautions That Extra Research Is NeededUK Chief Scientist Says New Coronavirus Variant May Be More Deadly And Transmissible, But Cautions That Extra Research Is Needed

The new coronavirus variant detected in the United Kingdom may be more deadly and transmissible than the original strain, although more research is needed, Britain’s chief scientific adviser Patrick Vallance said Friday, numerous sources reported. Vallance said that for a man in his 60s, the original strain of the virus carries an average risk of […]

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report:-mother-of-six-dies-after-giving-birth-while-sick-with-coronavirus
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Jan
2021

REPORT: Mother Of Six Dies After Giving Birth While Sick With CoronavirusREPORT: Mother Of Six Dies After Giving Birth While Sick With Coronavirus

January 11, 2021 6:23 PM ET A 37-year-old woman died from coronavirus three days after giving birth, CBSLA reported. 37-year-old Veronica Guevara-Giron died on Thursday shortly after testing positive for coronavirus, while she was eight months pregnant with her youngest daughter. https://t.co/gzD2vCOyCQ — CBS Los Angeles (@CBSLA) January 11, 2021 Veronica Guevara-Giron died on Thursday […]

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‘do-you-want-your-child-to-be-alive,-or-educated?’:-school-board-member-pushes-back-on-criticism-of-delayed-school-reopening
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Jan
2021

‘Do You Want Your Child To Be Alive, Or Educated?’: School Board Member Pushes Back On Criticism Of Delayed School Reopening‘Do You Want Your Child To Be Alive, Or Educated?’: School Board Member Pushes Back On Criticism Of Delayed School Reopening

A public school board member pushed back on criticisms about schools delaying reopening by asking parents whether they value their child’s life over their education, a video of the meeting shows. Margaret Lorber, who serves on the Alexandria City Public Schools board in Virginia, suggested that people who have been “reading research that says schools […]

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liberals,-reporters-gloat-over-death-of-gop-congressman-elect-because-he-was-skeptical-of-lockdowns
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Jan
2021

Liberals, Reporters Gloat Over Death Of GOP Congressman-Elect Because He Was Skeptical Of LockdownsLiberals, Reporters Gloat Over Death Of GOP Congressman-Elect Because He Was Skeptical Of Lockdowns

Shortly after the death of Republican Louisiana Representative-elect Luke Letlow was announced Tuesday following his positive COVID-19 test, a number of reporters and liberals began to speculate about the 41-year-old’s policy record during the pandemic and use his death to condemn Republicans. Some sought to juxtapose news of Letlow’s death with claims that he held […]

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Dec
2020

Canada Will Require Negative COVID Tests To Enter The CountryCanada Will Require Negative COVID Tests To Enter The Country

Canada has announced it will require passengers to have a negative coronavirus test result before an individual enters the country, the Associated Press reported. The test will be required to be taken no more than three days before the passenger arrives in the country, according to the Associated Press. Dominic LeBlanc, the intergovernmental affairs minister, […]

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Dec
2020

Mass Shootings Plummet To Record Low In 2020 Possibly Due To Lockdowns And Focus On Other TragediesMass Shootings Plummet To Record Low In 2020 Possibly Due To Lockdowns And Focus On Other Tragedies

The number of mass shootings in 2020 plummeted to a more than 10-year low and the lockdowns and other aspects of the pandemic may have contributed to the significant decrease, the Associated Press reported. Experts point to the lack of gatherings throughout the year as one factor that led to fewer opportunities for mass shootings […]

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