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Incoming CDC director: Expect 500,000 Covid-19 deaths by mid-February

Incoming CDC director: Expect 500,000 Covid-19 deaths by mid-February

In less than a year, Covid-19 has killed almost 400,000 Americans. And in just the next month, another 100,000 lives could be lost to the disease, the incoming director of the US Centers For Disease Control and Prevention said. “By the middle of February, we expect half a million deaths in this country,” Dr. Rochelle…MORE

How to modify popular yoga poses if you’re super inflexible

How to modify popular yoga poses if you’re super inflexible

Contrary to popular belief, yoga isn’t just for the super flexible. However, trying to complete moves that are out of your comfort zone can be frustrating. There are plenty of people who suffer from this same feeling of discouragement, so you’re not alone. That’s why it’s important to explore the alternatives to difficult poses and…MORE

LA County records more than 1 million coronavirus cases

LA County records more than 1 million coronavirus cases

Los Angeles has become the first US county to report more than 1 million coronavirus cases, according to state officials. Some 14,669 new cases were added Saturday taking the county’s total to 1,003,923 cases and 13,741 confirmed virus-related deaths — 253 reported on Saturday, Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Health said in a news…MORE

How people of color can cope with Capitol riot hypocrisy

How people of color can cope with Capitol riot hypocrisy

Justice Horn was in broad daylight, but he could not see as he rose from the ground and blindly stumbled through darkness and pain. The pain was the fire the community activist felt in his face and eyes in June 2020, as he had just been pepper-sprayed by a Kansas City police officer while peacefully…MORE

States look for more Covid-19 vaccine doses as the nation’s death toll nears 400,000

States look for more Covid-19 vaccine doses as the nation’s death toll nears 400,000

States are racing to get Covid-19 vaccine supplies and distribution in order as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned Friday of more contagious variants of coronavirus potentially exacerbating the spread. CDC officials implored Americans to continue with preventative measures against the coronavirus, while highlighting the variant first identified in Britain known…MORE

No plans to test most National Guard for Covid-19 before they deploy across DC

No plans to test most National Guard for Covid-19 before they deploy across DC

The overwhelming majority of the more than 20,000 National Guard members expected in Washington for President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration will not be tested for coronavirus before they are deployed from states around the country or upon their arrival in the nation’s capital, a National Guard spokesperson tells CNN. The Pentagon has authorized up to 25,000…MORE

How some states are administering Covid-19 vaccines at twice the speed of others

How some states are administering Covid-19 vaccines at twice the speed of others

One month after the first dose was administered in the United States, Covid-19 vaccinations lag far behind early promises from the federal government. Yet, despite reports of technology hiccups, changes to allocated supply and other logistical hurdles, some states have risen as clear leaders in efficient Covid-19 vaccination efforts. More than 31 million Covid-19 vaccine…MORE

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