I am one of the more than 15 million Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients in the U.S.
Yesterday, I decided to get a second
#covid19 vaccine—a Pfizer shot.
My @postopinions column is on why and how I made this decision (thread):https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/10/20/leana-wen-johnson-johnson-booster-pfizer/ …
NEW—Mix and match: FDA expected to allow giving
#COVID19 vaccine boosters that are a different vaccine type from the one used in the initial doses. This is huge.
Another 179 people have died today from coronavirus - a 20% increase on this time a week ago.
Brazilian congressional panel is set to recommend mass homicide charges against President Jair Bolsonaro over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. America, get TRUMP!
Breaking News: New York City will require all city workers to be vaccinated against the coronavirus or risk losing their jobs, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. Regular testing will not be an option for workers who refuse to get vaccinated, he said. https://nyti.ms/3AVM5jX
Neil Cavuto, a Fox News anchor, has tested positive for the coronavirus. “Had I not been vaccinated, and with all my medical issues, this would be a far more dire situation,” he said. https://nyti.ms/3pjC0eo
So parliament wasn't in the mood to vote on the coronavirus act yesterday, but today they are in the mood to hold a press conference to threaten us.
The media seems determined to increase fear and panic.
17,000 positive cases
5202 Covid beds
43,738 positive cases
828 Covid beds.
Cases are "soaring" because testing is "soaring". It's really not that hard.
#COVID19 https://twitter.com/CNN/status/1450768784533426179 …
DARK—Travelers are confessing to using fake vaccine cards to their travel advisers. Instead of being shy, the clients seemed proud. “There’s a weird glee about trying to find a way to short-circuit the system”. need to be FBI reported.
The absence of a plan B for coronavirus this winter is criminal negligence.
The government just said that 400 coronavirus deaths every 48 hours was “sustainable”.
Texas has about 200 hospitals with ICUs of >4 beds. Of those, 42 have exceeded capacity due to
#COVID19 according to data the state released to @HHSGov .https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/577423-over-40-texas-hospitals-face-icu-bed-shortages?rl=1 …