Congresswoman Has Covid, Immediately Blames GOP

Within a span of about 24 hours, three House Democrats have announced they tested positive for COVID-19, prompting concern that last week's insurrection at the Capitol has also turned into a super-spreader event threatening the health of lawmakers and their staffs.

New Vaccine Twice As Potent

LONDON — Health care systems around the world are struggling to cope with rising numbers of Covid-19 infections as they race against the clock to vaccinate the vulnerable. The three vaccines currently approved for use by major Western economies all require two separate jabs. Given supplies are limited, governments are considering contentious tactics like stretching the length of time between doses to get at least one dose to as many people as possible. A one-shot vaccine could...

Cuomo Finally Admits His Policies Are Hurting People

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivered his "state of the state" address on Monday, telling residents he intends to reopen the state’s economy in a safe way despite an uptick in confirmed coronavirus cases.

Where In Florida To Get Covid Shot

ORLANDO SENTINEL – Orlando Health is expanding vaccine eligibility to patients 65 or older starting Monday. Orlando Health announced Sunday that vaccination appointments will be assigned through a “randomization process” due to limited supply. Orlando Health will also move vaccination sites out of its hospitals and into the community starting Monday. “We know vaccine demand is high and we are working diligently to acquire additional supplies,” Orlando Health COO Dr. Jamal Hakim said in a news...

Kamala Not Black Enough?

WWD – The Vice President-elect is also featured in a lengthy profile by Alexis Okeowo, which is understandably heavy on Harris’ experience and White House objectives, and scarce on fashion references. The controversy around the story centers on the choice of photography, more specifically the cover image of Harris wearing a Donald Deal jacket and Converse sneakers with a backdrop of colors that are emblematic of her sorority at Howard University, Alpha Kappa Alpha....

Blue Cross Blue Shield Cuts Off Campaign Cash To Pro-Trump Congress Members

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association's CEO and President Kim Keck said it will not contribute to those lawmakers — all Republicans — who supported challenges to Biden's Electoral College win. The group "will suspend contributions to those lawmakers who voted to undermine our democracy," Kim said.

Secret UFO Files Outed By Covid Relief Bill

(CNN) When President Donald Trump signed the $2.3 trillion coronavirus relief and government funding bill into law in December, so began the 180-day countdown for US intelligence agencies to tell Congress what they know about UFOs. No, really. The director of National Intelligence and the secretary of defense have a little less than six months now to provide the congressional intelligence and armed services committees with an unclassified report about "unidentified aerial phenomena." It's a stipulation that...

What The Capitol Riot Means For Harris-Biden Health Agenda

Kaiser Health News – As control of the Senate readies to shift and fallout continues from a pro-Trump mob's assault on the Capitol, the incoming Biden administration contends with the shifting political landscape.

Fauci: Stalled Vaccine Rollout ‘Unfortunate’

NPR – Health experts warned that the coronavirus pandemic would get worse before it got better. And that is happening. December was the deadliest month of the pandemic in the United States. The vaccines have made people optimistic, but the process has been slow. Dr. Anthony Fauci — head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, who will be President-elect Joe Biden's chief medical adviser — said Thursday...

9 Nuns Perish As Virus Sweeps Through NY Convent

"We have lost nine beloved sisters — wonderful, dedicated members of our religious community," said Sister Joan Mary Hartigan, director of St.Joseph's Provincial House in the Albany suburb of Latham.

Recovering Addict Died On Floor Of Capitol Rotunda

Capitol police have not released details about how Rosanne Boyland died. A friend who was with her said Boyland was pinned to the ground and trampled during a violent clash between rioters and police.

Illegal Aliens Approved For Healthcare Benefits

Illinois recently became the first state to provide public health insurance to all low-income noncitizen seniors, even if they’re in the country illegally.

COVID-19 Fraud Is Big Business

Be aware of scammers pretending to be COVID-19 contact tracers. Legitimate contact tracers will never ask for your Medicare number, financial information, or attempt to set up a COVID-19 test for you and collect payment information for the test.

Harris/Biden Health Ambitions Just Got Bigger

Democrats now hold 50 votes in the Senate – breathing a whole lot of life into the Harris/Biden administration’s health care plans. Politico Adding Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff to the Senate means that suddenly Republicans’ threats to block HHS nominee Xavier Becerra from confirmation over his abortion rights record don’t mean much of anything. And that would go doubly for Neera Tanden, the Office of Management and Budget pick whose nomination many Republicans (and quietly,...


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