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Walmart temporarily shutters its Downey supercenter for COVID-19 sanitizing

Walmart temporarily shuttered yet another Southern California store Friday, Jan. 22 so third-party cleaning crews can sanitize the building to guard against the spread of COVID-19. In a move that has become increasingly routine, the company’s Downey supercenter at 9001 Apollo Way was closed at 2 p.m. and will reopen at 7 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 24. It marks the mega retailer’s 10th such closure in recent days, including the second store shutdown in Downey. Stores like Walmart are typically closed when...
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New CDC Director Rochelle Walensky says that 'better, healthier days' are ahead and that agency will review all previous COVID-19 guidelines

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Dr. Rochelle Walensky to head up the CDC. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Dr. Rochelle Walensky, previously an HIV researcher at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital, is the Centers for Disease Control's new director. With the national COVID-19 death toll surpassing 400,000 deaths, Walensky has acknowledged that rebuilding public trust and bolstering the vaccination plan will be top priorities. The Trump administration often side...
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A 7-step plan Biden should follow to tackle COVID-19, according to a public health expert

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Susan Walsh/AP President Joe Biden took office on January 20, 2021.  His most pressing challenge after Inauguration Day will be tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawrence O. Gostin, director of the WHO Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights, compiled a possible action plan for Biden once he takes office.  Here is a seven-step plan that could help the President handle the pand...
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FAQ: Here’s what you need to know now about getting a coronavirus vaccine in LA County

With all the developments arising this week in Los Angeles County, there’s a pretty good chance you are confused about whether you are eligible to get a coronavirus vaccine, how you sign up and where you should go to get your shot. We’ll try to answer your questions. 1. I am 65 years old and I live in Los Angeles County. Can I get a vaccine? Appointments will be available for L.A. County residents 65 years old and older starting Tuesday afternoon at VaccinateLACounty.com. The first appointment...
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Walmart temporarily closes Orange store for COVID-19 sanitizing

Walmart temporarily closed its Orange store for COVID-19 sanitizing Monday, marking the company’s ninth such closure in recent days. The store, at at 2300 N. Tustin St., closed at 2 p.m. and is scheduled to reopen at at 7 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20. The downtime will give workers time to restock shelves and allow third-party cleaning crews to thoroughly clean and sanitize the building to guard against the spread of coronavirus. Stores like Walmart are typically closed when employees test positive o...
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Vaccine shipments unpredictable, says LA County’s chief science officer

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors met in closed session on Friday with Department of Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer to discuss new potential restrictions or other mitigation tactics to slow the spread of new coronavirus infections, though the conclusions of those conversations is still unclear. The board still had not emerged from closed session as of 4 p.m. Friday. Within Los Angeles County, about 219,000 healthcare workers have received their first vaccine doses while about 60...
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Coronavirus vaccine shipments unpredictable, says LA County’s chief science officer

Los Angeles County health officials said on Friday, Jan. 15, their vaccination efforts have been stymied by a short supply of doses and an unpredictable shipment schedule that’s making it tough to plan. Within the state’s most populous county, about 219,000 healthcare workers have received their first vaccine doses while about 60,000 have had their second dose, according to Dr. Paul Simon, chief science officer for the county Department of Public Health. Simon anticipates 200,000 more healthcare...
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Walmart temporarily closes its Long Beach supercenter for COVID-19 sanitizing

In a move that has almost become routine, Walmart temporarily shuttered a supercenter in Long Beach on Thursday so third-party crews can clean and sanitize the building to guard against the spread of COVID-19. The store, at 7250 Carson Blvd., closed at 2 p.m. Thursday and will reopen at 7 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16. This follows the temporary closure on Wednesday of a Downey Neighborhood Market, two supercenters in Torrance and Huntington Beach and a Sam’s Club in South Gate, also for COVID-19 sanit...
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You Must Show a Negative COVID Test Before Flying to the U.S.

With COVID-19 cases surging in the United States and abroad, there’s really no justifiable reason to travel internationally for pleasure right now. But if you do have an unavoidable need to travel to a different country, you’ll need to prove you don’t have COVID before you return. The Centers for Disease Control has…Read more...
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California says seniors 65 and over will get priority on coronavirus vaccine

In an effort to speed the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine to people most at risk of dying, California state officials on Wednesday announced that people 65 and over will be eligible to receive the vaccine sooner than had previously been planned. Under new guidelines from the California Department of Public Health, people in Phase 1A of the state’s tiered system – health care workers and nursing home residents – are still eligible to receive vaccines. After those people are given vaccines, senior...
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Alabama and Georgia Realtors pause efforts to stop eviction ban

Alabama and Georgia Realtors suspend their lawsuit against the Trump administration at least until February after legislation extends moratorium.
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Justices grant FDA request to block mail delivery of abortion pills

The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted a request from the Food and Drug Administration to reinstate a federal requirement that a pill used to induce abortion in the early stages of pregnancy be picked up in person from a health care provider. A federal district judge had suspended that requirement last summer because of the COVID-19 pandemic and then left that ruling in place after the justices in October directed the FDA to return to the lower court to seek narrower relief. The Supreme Court’s ne...
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California lags far behind other states in COVID-19 vaccination rates

California is one of the slowest states in the nation when it comes to rolling out coronavirus vaccines, data from the Centers for Disease Control show — even as virus cases surge, overburdened hospitals turn away patients and record numbers of people die. Travis Whisler of Long Beach, left, an employee with the Orange County Fire Authority, receives his COVID-19 vaccine in Irvine on Jan. 9, 2021. (Photo by Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register/SCNG) South Dakota was more than twice as spee...
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Medical workers say Culver City hospital denied them COVID-19 vaccines in favor of employee relatives

It was like a scene from the halcyon days of Studio 54, the legendary New York City discotheque where often only A-listers, name droppers and the well-connected were allowed inside. When word leaked out last month that Southern California Hospital in Culver City would share its extra doses of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine over three days with the local medical community, frontline workers flocked to the 450-bed facility. What they found when they got there was troubling. Long lines of people, both...
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There are two main types of social distancing messages. Here's why one is more persuasive than the other, according to a marketing researcher.

"Stay healthy" messages were more successful when focused on individuals, whereas "keep safe" messages resonated more when focused on groups. Noam Galai/Getty Images During the pandemic, many messages from local and state governments pushed for social distancing for the individual, while others emphasized a broader societal impact.  Though the resounding messages across the nation promoted social distancing and safety, Kellogg marketing professor Angela Lee says these slight differences in...
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People are randomly getting vaccinated at pharmacies because of extra doses that need to be used before they expire

Vials of undiluted Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to administer to staff and residents at a senior living community in Falls Church, Virginia, on December 30, 2020. Photo by BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Images Non-priority people are getting vaccinated ahead of schedule when pharmacies have extra doses thawed. In some cases, vaccine providers are faced with the decision to throw out extra doses when they expire or give them to random people. Other times, confusion about the amoun...
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Walmart temporarily closes Paramount store for COVID-19 sanitizing

Walmart temporarily shuttered its Paramount supercenter Wednesday so third-party cleaning crews can thoroughly clean and sanitize the building to guard against the spread of COVID-19. The store, at 14501 Lakewood Blvd., closed at 2 p.m. Wednesday and will reopen at 7 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8. That will give employees time to restock shelves and prep the store for reopening, company officials said. “Everything we’re doing is for the well-being of our associates and customers, and in consideration of g...
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A 7-step plan that could help Biden tackle COVID-19, according to a public health expert

President-elect Joe Biden speaks at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Susan Walsh/AP President-elect Joe Biden will take office on January 20, 2021.  His most pressing challenge come inauguration day will be tackling the COVID-19 pandemic. Lawrence O. Gostin, director of the WHO Collaborating Center on Public Health Law & Human Rights, compiled a possible action plan for Biden once he takes office.  Here is a seven-step plan that could help the President-elect...
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How relatives of hospital workers have managed to jump the line for early COVID vaccines

Amid assurances from major Southern California medical centers that only frontline health workers are receiving early COVID-19 vaccines, a second community hospital has apparently strayed from federal guidelines and inoculated an employee’s relative. Officials at Southern California Hospital in Culver City, like Redlands Community Hospital previously, acknowledge they reached out to non-hospital workers when they found themselves with extra Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine doses that would have otherwise...
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COVID: Sen. Perdue to quarantine before Ga. runoff

Associated Press ATLANTA — Republican Sen. David Perdue was forced into quarantine Thursday in the home stretch of Georgia’s high-stakes Senate runoffs, disclosing just five days before the election that he had been exposed to a campaign worker infected with the coronavirus. Perdue’s campaign did not say how long he plans to stay in quarantine, but guidelines of the federal Centers for Disease Control say those exposed to the virus can resume normal activities after seven days if they have a ne...
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Americans think elected officials should be among the last to get the COVID-19 vaccine, a new Insider poll found

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi receives a COVID-19 vaccination shot by doctor Brian Monahan, attending physician Congress of the United States in her office on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on December 18, 2020. ANNA MONEYMAKER/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The US Food and Drug Administration recently approved of two COVID-19 vaccines for public use, and members of Congress were among the first in the nation to get vaccinated. But many Americans believe that elected officials should be among the ...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Congress, Cdc, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, United States, Washington Dc, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Capitol Hill


‘Blood Everywhere’: Aggressive Squirrels Terrorizing, Attacking NYC Residents For Weeks

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CDC Says Lawyers and Judges A Priority For Coronavirus Vaccine

New guidance from the Centers for Disease Control on who should be first to receive the coronavirus vaccine puts lawyers and other legal professionals near the top of the list.
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CDC Says Lawyers and Judges A Priority for Coronavirus Vaccine

New guidance from the Centers for Disease Control on who should be first to receive the coronavirus vaccine puts lawyers and other legal professionals near the top of the list. On Sunday, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices issued recommendations for who should be next to receive the vaccine after long-term care patients and frontline health care workers. The recommendations outline three tiers of phase one vaccine prioritization. After the first tier of long-term care residen...
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Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort hosted hundreds of Republicans, many of them maskless, for an indoor party on Friday

President Donald Trump shakes hands with conservative activist Charlie Kirk at a forum dubbed the Generation Next Summit at the White House on March 22, 2018. Mark Wilson/Getty Images Turning Point USA, a prominent right-wing youth group, hosted hundreds of guests indoors for it's annual winter gala at President Donald Trump's Palm Beach resort on Friday.  Most of the guests appeared to refuse to wear masks, despite the County's order requiring facial coverings inside businesses and establ...
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Everything that happened in 2020, the wildest year of our lives

This year had it all: A presidential election, a stock market crash and rebound, and the busiest summer and fall in memory — all amid an unprecedented global pandemic.
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CDC Reports 550,000 Americans Have Received First Dose of Covid-19 Vaccine

Over 550,000 Americans have received their first dose of the vaccine against the coronavirus as of Sunday night, according to new figures released online by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The number of vaccinated Americans is encouraging news as covid-19 continues to devastate the U.S., a country that…Read more...
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FDA Panel Outlines Who Should Get COVID-19 Vaccine Next

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal advisory panel recommended Sunday that people 75 and older and essential workers like firefighters, teachers and grocery store workers should be next in line for COVID-19 shots, while a second vaccine began rolling out to hospitals as the nation works to get the coronavirus pandemic under control. The two developments came amid a vaccination program that began only in the last week and has given initial shots to about 556,000 Americans, according to the Centers for Dise...
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SCOTT GALLOWAY: We don't take vaccines solely to protect ourselves, we take them to protect others - a motivation that is all but nonexistent in the US right now

Some anti-maskers have taken to cutting holes in the protective piece as a protest against wearing them. Gints Ivuskans/Getty Images Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is his recent blog post, republished with permission. It originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway details the efforts of the British at the legendary battle of Dunkirk during World War II, where hundreds of civilian boats came together to t...
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NSSF: Biden’s Gun Control Signal in Becerra Nomination

By Larry Keane Biden is already looking to exploit the COVID crisis to confiscate firearms. IMG Jim Grant U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- President-elect Joe Biden didn’t take long in declaring a national health crisis to usher in emergency health epidemic gun control measures. With more than a month still left before he takes the Oath of Office, he laid the groundwork to seize on a “public health crisis” to push a gun grab. He also did it on the anniversary of the horrific crimes committed in Newt...
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