COVID-19

29 Dec 2020

Sewage Testing For COVID: Santa Clara County Gets Ahead of Slow National Response

In the fight against COVID-19, wastewater may be one of the best tools we have to predict infection surges. Nearly 10 months into the pandemic, the U.S. is finally launching a program to support sewage testing for the virus. Swab tests are only effective if people voluntarily get tested, but

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15 Dec 2020

McConnell is a Monster Only Georgia Can Eradicate

By Sunny Dell Senate Majority Leader (and resident grim reaper) Mitch McConnell doesn’t deserve praise for finally acknowledging that Joe Biden is the president-elect. Stating the obvious after the Electoral College voted Monday, well over a month past the election, isn’t an act worthy of some brownie button. What he

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20 Nov 2020

100 Best Cheap Eats in the Bay Area

This list of great places to eat in the Bay Area will leave you smiling and probably drooling. All these joints are incredibly well priced, locally owned, delicious, and serving takeout in 2020. Check their links for store hours, menus, and ordering info, because things are always changing these days,

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15 Dec 2020

San Francisco Administers First COVID-19 Vaccinations

San Francisco began administering COVID-19 vaccinations to frontline health care workers Tuesday morning.  The city was one of the state’s four initial distribution hubs that welcomed vaccine doses Monday, receiving 2,000 units of the Pfizer vaccine. California as a whole received a little more than 33,000 doses Monday, which nearly

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09 Dec 2020

San Francisco Could Run Out Of ICU Beds On Christmas

The dreaded post-Thanksgiving COVID-19 outbreak is upon us, and it is poised to create a terrifying and untenable citation for sick San Franciscans when the next holiday is upn us. The LA Times reports that at today’s daily coronavirus press conference, SF Department of Public Health director said that if

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08 Dec 2020

California Works to Secure Millions of Vaccine Doses As COVID-19 Surge Pushes State to Brink

If all goes according to plan, a little more than 1 million California healthcare workers could soon be vaccinated against COVID-19. While the news offers much needed hope, it does not provide us a way out of the current surge. Still, things are at least moving in the right direction. 

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01 Dec 2020

SF Considers Tighter COVID-19 Restrictions, California Flirts With Lockdown

Gov. Gavin Newsom Monday announced that the state could be headed toward another shelter-in-place order. The news comes as 99 percent of California’s population is already subject to the state’s most restrictive purple tier in the COVID-19 Blueprint for a Safer Economy. That means that more than 39 million California

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24 Nov 2020

Why Are Religious Zealots So Willing to Spread COVID?

I was informed late last night that a direct contact of someone in my household was exposed to COVID-19. Each of my teens has been allowed to see one friend as part of a social bubble, but that one friend apparently has extremely religious parents who have been shirking health

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10 Nov 2020

Contra Costa County Slips Into Red Tier but SF Enacts Stricter COVID-19 Policies

San Francisco city officials announced Tuesday that they’re shutting down all indoor dining at the stroke of midnight Saturday. Contra Costa County announced that various indoor operation capacities will be reduced. When you compare COVID-19 data for both counties, Contra Costa is in much worse shape. The stark difference between

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