Coronavirus

10 things you need to know today: January 26, 2022
Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: January 26, 2022

COVID-19 is having a 'substantial impact' on law enforcement deployment in Los Angeles
An LAPD car.
coronavirus crisis

COVID-19 is having a 'substantial impact' on law enforcement deployment in Los Angeles

Boston hospital defends refusing heart transplant for patient who won't get COVID-19 vaccine
The outside of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston.
modern medicine

Boston hospital defends refusing heart transplant for patient who won't get COVID-19 vaccine

OSHA tosses private employer vaccine mandate
Nurse with dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
short-lived

OSHA tosses private employer vaccine mandate

Elton John postpones shows after positive COVID test
Elton John.
rocket man in quarantine

Elton John postpones shows after positive COVID test

The fundamentally irrational American response to COVID-19
COVID.
Picture of Damon LinkerDamon Linker

The fundamentally irrational American response to COVID-19

Bill gives no paid sick leave to unvaccinated Illinois school employees
J.B. Pritzker
the great un-jabbed

Bill gives no paid sick leave to unvaccinated Illinois school employees

U.K. police say they are now investigating Downing Street lockdown parties
Protest in London
Partygate

U.K. police say they are now investigating Downing Street lockdown parties

7 deep-blue districts sue GOP Gov. Youngkin to uphold school mask mandates in Virginia
Glenn Youngkin
keep kids masked

7 deep-blue districts sue GOP Gov. Youngkin to uphold school mask mandates in Virginia

America the brittle
A FEMA worker.
Picture of Joel MathisJoel Mathis

America the brittle

Young kids are handling COVID 'less childishly' than Bari Weiss, MSNBC host says
Bari Weiss, Mehdi Hasan
COVID doesn't care

Young kids are handling COVID 'less childishly' than Bari Weiss, MSNBC host says

Auschwitz Museum condemns RFK Jr. for invoking Anne Frank at anti-mandate rally
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. at an anti-vaccine mandate rally on Sunday.
stop talking

Auschwitz Museum condemns RFK Jr. for invoking Anne Frank at anti-mandate rally

New Zealand prime minister cancels wedding as country locks down
Jacinda Ardern
Omicr-on your wedding day

New Zealand prime minister cancels wedding as country locks down

Flights to and from Xi'an resume as China eases lockdown
Xi'an Xianyang International Airport
the beginning of the end?

Flights to and from Xi'an resume as China eases lockdown

Stock market has worst week since pandemic began
Stock market drop
it's a selloff

Stock market has worst week since pandemic began

Our war with natural selection
A COVID patient.
Picture of William FalkWilliam Falk

Our war with natural selection

Anti-mandate protest reportedly set for D.C. on Sunday
'Stop the Mandate' Vaccination protest sign.
mandates shmandates

Anti-mandate protest reportedly set for D.C. on Sunday

Judge blocks Biden's vaccine mandate for federal workers
Joe Biden.
oh come on

Judge blocks Biden's vaccine mandate for federal workers

Boosters provide robust protection against Omicron, per studies
COVID-19 vaccine.
booster boost

Boosters provide robust protection against Omicron, per studies

Study: COVID vaccine does not damage fertility
Pregnant person receiving COVID-19 vaccine.
no connection

Study: COVID vaccine does not damage fertility

Team USA is fully vaccinated ahead of Olympics
Beijing Olympics.
a positive note

Team USA is fully vaccinated ahead of Olympics

The coronavirus vaccines are safer than aspirin or Tylenol
Death.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

The coronavirus vaccines are safer than aspirin or Tylenol

Plane carrying aid can't land in Tonga after COVID case reported on board
Aid from Australia that will help people in Tonga.
change of plans

Plane carrying aid can't land in Tonga after COVID case reported on board

London-bound American Airlines flight returns to Miami after passengers refuse to wear masks
An American Airlines plane on the tarmac.
turbulance

London-bound American Airlines flight returns to Miami after passengers refuse to wear masks

Adele tearfully postpones Las Vegas residency
Adele
'we've run out of time'

Adele tearfully postpones Las Vegas residency

Losing the vaccinated majority?
President Biden.
Picture of Ryan CooperRyan Cooper

Losing the vaccinated majority?

Top Florida health official suspended after urging staff to get vaccinated
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
wow

Top Florida health official suspended after urging staff to get vaccinated

Omicron may be peaking in the U.S., but models predict lots more death
COVID ward in Israel
Omicron Falling?

Omicron may be peaking in the U.S., but models predict lots more death

10 things you need to know today: January 19, 2022
Free rapid test kits in Broward County, Florida
Daily briefing

10 things you need to know today: January 19, 2022

White House to distribute 400 million free N95 masks next week
N95 masks
Free PPE

White House to distribute 400 million free N95 masks next week

Free COVID-19 tests now available on government website
COVID-19 rapid tests
'beta phase'

Free COVID-19 tests now available on government website

Vaccine mandate blowback?
Vaccination.
Picture of Bonnie KristianBonnie Kristian

Vaccine mandate blowback?

Fauci: It's too soon to say whether Omicron will hasten pandemic's end
Anthony Fauci
fingers crossed

Fauci: It's too soon to say whether Omicron will hasten pandemic's end

French lawmakers approve vaccine pass
French President Emmanuel Macron
vous shall not pass

French lawmakers approve vaccine pass

Djokovic forced to leave Australia after court upholds visa cancellation
Novak Djokovic
game, set, match

Djokovic forced to leave Australia after court upholds visa cancellation