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  • August 20, 2021

Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick found the real source of COVID, and it’s black people

Texas is in the midst of a coronavirus surge, helped by Governor Greg Abbott’s outright ban on mask and vaccine mandates. The state has lost more than 53,000 residents to the disease and they are rapidly running out of ICU beds. Earlier this month, the State Department of Health Services requested five mortuary trailers be…

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UK hotel quarantine rules challenged in court – POLITICO

Lawyers representing UK travelers are seeking a judicial review of British government policy requiring a 10-day hotel quarantine for those arriving from countries considered high-risk for coronavirus. PGMBM layers saying on Thursday the rules were not proportionate and hurt civil liberties. The UK currently requires travelers to spend 10 days in a hotel if they…

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Greg Abbott Begs Out-of-State Healthcare Workers Please, Please Come Mess With Texas

The construction team installs new tents outside the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital in Houston. There is a strange phenomenon afoot, one that is sure to generate a lot of inside-out headlines on Politico and will be marked on Fox News by its absence. That phenomenon? States like Texas and Florida, where Republican governors have struggled…

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UK panel backs coronavirus vaccines for vulnerable teens – POLITICO

The UK will start vaccinating certain vulnerable teens “as soon as possible” against COVID-19, following the green light today from the UK’s independent immunization committee. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunization (JCVI) recommended that children should be offered the injection if they are at increased risk of serious illness. That group includes children ages…

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England ‘tantalizingly close’ to easing lockdown restrictions, says Boris Johnson – POLITICO

England is “tantalizingly close” to easing most of its lockdown restrictions in a week, Boris Johnson said before a news conference on Monday in which he is expected to lay out the latest ideas from the government. The UK prime minister, who aims to end most of the coronavirus restrictions in England on July 19,…

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Canada, where vaccine acceptance is not political

Philippe J. Fournier: Unlike in the US, where enthusiasm for the vaccine shifts along partisan lines, a new poll shows Canadians of all stripes are widely supportive of the vaccine. Vaccination against COVID-19 continues to progress well across the country. At the time of this writing, nearly 60 percent of Canadians, and counting, have received…

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