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Opinion: How We Can Protect Our Communities From COVID After the Pandemic

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*Every Sunday, I look out at the faces of my congregation, and I am grateful that we have overcome the many challenges we have faced over the past few years. At the same time, I am also reminded of all the beautiful souls we have lost to COVID-19. The pandemic has upended the lives of […]

Pure Flix’s ‘Sun Moon’ Shows How God Heals the Brokenhearted | WATCH

Sun Moon

 *“Sun Moon,” an Affirm Originals Movie debuted exclusively on Pure Flix. The film centers around engaging themes of family, faith, and transformation as the main character Kelsey, played by MacKenzie Mauzy, decides to make a life-altering decision and signs up to become a teacher in Taiwan; there, she encounters how God uses her heartbreak […]

Study Finds Black, Hispanic COVID Patients Likely to Develop Lasting Symptoms

*Blacks and Hispanics are allegedly more likely to develop lasting symptoms after a bout with COVID, according to a new study.  The study funded by the National Institutes of Health’s Researching COVID to Enhance Recovery (RECOVER) initiative analyzed data from 29,331 white patients, 12,638 Black patients and 20,370 Hispanic patients in New York City who […]

Covid Brain Fog: Woman With Long Covid Can’t Even Change Bedclothes!

Linda Hamlet

*An oil worker told how long covid left her with debilitating memory loss – as experts warn the number of people with the condition is increasing ‘at an alarming rate’. Mum-of-two, Linda Hamlet, 49, said her life has been turned upside down since she contracted covid in October 2021. Linda, who works in the oil […]

Vice President Kamala Harris Tests POSITIVE for Covid | VIDEO

Kamala Harris (Elijah Nouvelage-AFP-Getty Images)

*(CNN) — Vice President Kamala Harris tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday after returning from a weeklong trip to California. “Today I tested positive for COVID-19. I have no symptoms, and I will continue to isolate and follow CDC guidelines. I’m grateful to be both vaccinated and boosted,” Harris tweeted Tuesday afternoon. Kirsten Allen, the […]

COVID Winter Surge Brings New Challenges for Elder and Youth Health Care

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*The COVID-19 winter surge has impacted different age groups in different ways, as caretakers struggle to take care of the elderly during this pandemic and parents remain wary of their children returning to in-person classes. “It’s been here but it’s been everywhere for like the last 14 days,” said Los Angeles County resident Clarence Johnson […]

With Only 47 Players Out, NBA’s New COVID Protocols Seem to be Working

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*(By Alex Kennedy) – At one point last week, nearly one-third of the NBA was sidelined due to the league’s health and safety protocols. By the end of December, 247 players had been in the protocols at one point or another. It felt like a new athlete was being ruled out every few minutes, and […]

NFL Says Super Bowl Staying in LA Amid Relocation Talks

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*An NFL spokesperson recently said that the Super Bowl will take place in L.A. as originally planned, despite reports that replacement venues are being considered.  The NFL is said to be eyeing a move to Dallas’ AT&T Stadium because of California’s strict mask mandate. But an NFL official said that Super Bowl LVI is still […]

Nation’s Population Slows to Record Low Because of COVID

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*The nation’s population growth has dipped to its lowest rate ever as a result of the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to figures released Tuesday by the Census Bureau. Coronavirus curtailed immigration, delayed pregnancies and killed over 800,000 U.S. residents. The nation grew by only 0.1%: Specifically, an additional 392,665 people from July 2020 […]

COVID Pandemic May Be Nearing End, Suggest Experts

Light at the end of the Tunnel

*(By Abigail Klein Leichman) – The Omicron variant is not a disaster and may even signal the end of the pandemic crisis, say two prominent physicians affiliated with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Speaking to international reporters on Zoom through Media Central, professor Zvika Granot  and professor Amnon Lahad said the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 […]

New Omicron Variant Spooks NY Governor Hochul to Declare State of Emergency

NY Governor Kathy Hochul

*New York is not playing any games. Gov. Kathy Hochul has declared a state of emergency ahead of potential COVID-19 spikes this winter due to the already-circulating Delta and a new variant. Hochul’s declaration on Friday is one of the first emergency steps taken by a state in the U.S. against the new variant, known as […]