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5 people at NorCal contract omicron linked to Wisconsin marriage

At least five people in northern California have contracted the omicron variant of the coronavirus, and the outbreak is linked to a marriage in Wisconsin last month, public health officials said Friday. The outbreak was announced just two days after the first US case of the omicron variant was identified …

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Who is going to the Christmas party? Four people discuss Covid issues | Coronavirus

Boris Johnson appeared to disagree this week with leading scientists and one of his top health officials, who have advised the British public to reduce unnecessary socialization in response to the Omicron variant. After Prime Minister says people shouldn’t cancel nurseries or Christmas parties and instead focus on booster injections …

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3 mobile clinics will offer monoclonal antibody treatment to people “at high risk” with COVID-19

The Baker administration announced on Tuesday the deployment of three mobile clinics offering monoclonal antibody treatment to people “at high risk” who either have COVID-19 or who have been exposed to the potentially fatal virus. The state Department of Public Health said two of the sites, in Fall River and …

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Digital regulation must empower people to improve the internet – TechCrunch

Christian Humborg Donor As COVID-19 spread rapidly across the world in 2020, people all over the world craved reliable information. A global network of volunteers rose to the challenge, consolidating information from scientists, journalists and health professionals, and making it accessible to ordinary people. Two of them live nearly 3,200 …

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Thousands of Vulnerable People Hurt by Facebook and Instagram Lost in Meta ‘Average User’ Data

(THE CONVERSATION) Fall 2021 was filled with a constant stream of media coverage claiming that Meta’s social media platforms Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram pose a threat to users’ mental health and well-being, are radicalizing , polarize users and spread disinformation. Are these technologies adopted by billions of people killing people …

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Russian coal mine fire kills at least 52

At least 52 people have died in the fire at a coal mine in Siberia resulting from a gas leak, Russian news agency TASS reported on Thursday. There were around 285 people in the Listvyazhnaya mine in Belovo, Siberia, when a fire broke out on Thursday, filling the mine with …

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Driver arrested for intentionally trying to run over people in Vacaville: police

VACAVILLE, Calif. (KRON) – A reckless driver is in custody after intentionally trying to run over people Monday night, according to the Vacaville Police Department. At approximately 6:30 p.m., police began receiving several calls about a man who struck two people and a stroller near the Starbucks on E. Monte …

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In deadly year for trans people, activists mourn those they lost, push authorities to keep people safe

HYDE PARK – Roman Benjamin, 7, was the first Saturday to light one of 47 candles in honor of transgender and gender nonconforming people who have been killed in the United States this year. Roman’s candle was in tribute to his aunt, Disaya Monaee Smith, a 27-year-old black transgender woman …

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More than 100 people show up for COVID-19 booster injections in Gaithersburg – NBC4 Washington

At a COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Gaithersburg, Md., Workers braved the freezing cold on Saturday to register people, go through the process and ultimately, a bullet in the arm. About 150 people showed up for their booster shots after learning that all adults were eligible for vaccination as long as …

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When the universe takes you – and gives you new people

The hour passes quickly. While we are having lunch, the conversation never ends. I hate having to leave and cut our time short, but we both have to get back to our busy lives of work and parenting. We try to make our breakfasts a regular thing, but lately life …

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