COVID

06 Dec 2021

“Twindemic” Warning: Omicron Variant May Have Genetic Snippet From Common Cold Virus

Scientists and health experts are encouraging all eligible people to get both flu vaccine and COVID booster shots, ahead of a potential “twindemic,” in which COVID-19 and flu cases rise at the same time. Pfizer’s effectiveness drops down to 47% from 88% six months after the second dose, according to

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02 Dec 2021

Mayor Breed Partied “Maskless” with RBL Posse. Great Video

Mayor London Breed partied at The Great Northern on Thanksgiving night during a live RBL Posse concert, she was filmed maskless singing and dancing with friends, and the haters are blowing her up again. Mayor London Breed feeling the spirit once again at a nightclub reportedly a few nights ago

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23 Nov 2021

Tips and Test Locations for a COVID-Safe Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving is shaping up to be the first real holiday gathering since the pandemic hit the world upside the head in March 2020. People are planning to stuff themselves into kitchens and living rooms with loved ones as they stuff (and likely drink) themselves silly. But that pesky COVID-19

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19 Nov 2021

How to Talk About Vaccines with Your Anti-Vaxxer Family & Friends

There’s plenty to discuss over turkey and cranberry sauce this year, which makes this an important time to be the voice of reason amidst a sea of misinformation. Here’s how you can do that.

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19 Nov 2021

What Riding BART Taught Me About the Pandemic

Sometimes I ride BART around the Bay Area without any particular destination in mind and just people watch. In the last two years I’ve ridden BART less than five times. BART used to be a major part of my life. Most of my early meme material was conjured while perpetually

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13 Nov 2021

Kaiser Strike Still On for Thousands Left Out of ’Landmark Agreement”

Two days ahead of a massive planned walkout, Kaiser Permanente averted immediate crisis with a tentative deal that addresses some demands among a portion of its workers. But contrary to much of Saturday’s reporting, some workers are still planning to hit the picket lines Monday. It was announced Saturday morning

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04 Nov 2021

What’s Next for Schools After COVID Vaccine OK’d for Children

“This is going to give a lot of parents peace of mind,” said Dr. Norma Perez, a pediatrician and medical director of AltaMed Health Services in Los Angeles. “We’re 20 months into this pandemic, and this is a really important step to get us back to a state of normalcy.”

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04 Nov 2021

Ages 5-11 Soon Have to Show Vaccine Cards in San Francisco

  San Francisco County will soon require children ages 5-11 to show proof of Covid-19 vaccination to enter certain indoor public spaces like restaurants, entertainment venues and sporting events, just like adults, SF public health officials said this week. The local vaccine mandate already requires children and adults over the

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