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Avian Influenza Has Been Spreading Since Summer

Avian influenza has successfully broken into 23 states in the U.S., most of which are commercial flocks. This virus has lately infiltrated into the egg-laying operations in Sonoma County, California. Since 2022, Avian influenza (HPAI) killed 72.54 million birds, and Iowa and Ohio are the two most impacted states. According to FSN, “Canada also reports the […]

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COVID-19 Finance United States

Sens say, VA needs to stop foreclosures process immediately

A group of senators asked the Department of Veterans Affairs to stop foreclosures on the homes of Veterans and Service members immediately. According to NPR, Thousands of veterans who took the COVID forbearance program after the pandemic hit the U.S. The program allowed them to defer paying their monthly mortgages for 6 or 12 months […]

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COVID-19 General United States

Free At-Home COVID Test Kits Available on Request

Photo captured from Google Images Biden administration announced on Wednesday that free at-home Covid test kits will resume as early as next Monday. But, you have to request four free tests through COVIDtests.gov. Recently, the CDC has been tracking one of the mutations of COVID-19, BA2.86 which is showing currently in 10 states in the […]

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COVID-19 General United States

BA.2.86 Variant Can Drive Outbreaks, Health Official says

Photo captured from CDC A recent increase in COVID-19 patients in many states in the U.S. has warned us to limit our exposure in public spaces. Currently, the CDC is tracking a SARS-CoV-2 variant called BA.2.86, a highly mutated variant of the virus, and its appearances in 10 states include Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, New York, […]

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Biden’s Immigration Policy Blocked by Federal Judge

A Federal Judge in the California Northern District Court ruled against Pres. Biden’s asylum policy, which was created to lower border crossing numbers. The ruling is currently on hold for 14 days for a possible appeal by the Department of Justice. Judge Jon Tigar previously ruled against a similar policy under the Trump administration, expressing […]

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COVID-19 United States

Free Home Covid-19 Tests Available until January 14, 2023 at Local Public Libraries

Prince William County in Virginia announced that it will give away free Covid-19 test kits for home use until January 14, 2023 at local libraries during operation hours. Anyone interested can reach out to the following libraries to check availability: Bull Run: 703-792-4500 Central: 703-792-8360 Chinn Park: 703-792-4800 Dale City: 703-792-5670 Dumfries: 703-792-5678 Haymarket Gainesville: […]

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COVID-19 United States

Omicron XBB rapidly spreads in the United States this Holiday season

Data from CDC With a total death count of 1,088,481 accounting for 10% of the total infection count of 100,622,056 in the United States as of December 29, Covid-19 continues to mutate into many variants and subvariants. The variant of Omicron subvariant XBB has quickly spread throughout the United States during the Holiday season. According […]

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COVID-19 United States

Covid-19 Surges Due to Omicron’s Subvariant

The BA.5 subvariant of omicron is surging in the United States as extreme heat hits the west coast states along the mid and southern states. Covid-19 cases have increased on a daily basis due to this subvariant of omicron cases dominating the U.S. Airplanes are fully booked, and flights are often delayed, but summer travelers […]

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COVID-19 Europe

Boris Johnson and Partygate

It is no secret that Boris Johnson, the current Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, broke rules regarding Covid-19 shutdown, when he held a party. He was fined 50 pounds, which is about $100 or so. In the meantime, a pub landlord in North Devon held a party on the same date (December 18, 2020) […]

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Food Shortages Cause Riot in Shanghai as Lockdown Continues

China’s Zero Covid program is coming under high scrutiny as Shanghai residents begin rioting against the draconian lockdown against its residents. Some residents have taken to running out of their confinement to beating by regulators, and many are actively seeking food. That being said, food shortage is rampant in the city, despite regulators’ attempt to […]