New data emerges: Those who recovered from Covid were less likely than vaccinated to get infected during Delta!

New data released Wednesday showed that both vaccination and prior infection offered strong protection against infection and hospitalization from Covid-19 during the Delta wave — and that case and hospitalization rates were actually lower among people who had recovered from Covid-19 than among those who had been vaccinated. The data, released by the Centers for … Read moreNew data emerges: Those who recovered from Covid were less likely than vaccinated to get infected during Delta!

Covid over in UK?!

The UK GUARDIAN among news outlets reporting: Boris Johnson has announced the end of all Covid measures introduced to combat the Omicron variant – compulsory mask-wearing on public transport and in shops, guidance to work from home and vaccine certificates – from next week. The prime minister also told the Commons that the legal requirement on people … Read moreCovid over in UK?!

Virus in the Vatican! Pandemic hits Rome

The Vatican secretary of state and his deputy have both tested positive for the coronavirus, Vatican officials said Tuesday. Cardinal Pietro Parolin serves as the Vatican’s secretary of state and the pope’s No. 2.. the AP reports sources quoting he has “very light” symptoms, while Archbishop Edgar Peña Parra is asymptomatic, officials said. There was no … Read moreVirus in the Vatican! Pandemic hits Rome

Models show that the US faces a wave of omicron deaths in the coming weeks

The fast-moving omicron variant may cause less severe disease on average, but COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. are climbing and modelers forecast 50,000 to 300,000 more Americans could die by the time the wave subsides in mid-March. The seven-day rolling average for daily new COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. has been trending upward since mid-November, … Read moreModels show that the US faces a wave of omicron deaths in the coming weeks

Another explosion near Tonga!

This is a developing situation.. From reports, there appears to have been another significant explosion at the Tonga volcano which created another regional tsunami. It doesn’t appear there is a tsunami threat to Hawaii or the U.S./Canada West Coast at this time, but it is being monitored and if the threat changes, warnings and advisories … Read moreAnother explosion near Tonga!

Hostage drama at Texas synagogue

This is a developing story… *update 11:30pm* An armed suspect claiming to have bombs in unknown locations took a rabbi and three others hostage at the Congregation Beth Israel in Colleyville, a source familiar with the situation told ABC News. One hostage was released uninjured at about 5 p.m. local time, Colleyville police said. At … Read moreHostage drama at Texas synagogue