(H/T secret Scissorhead @NamelessCynic on the electonical tweeting device) Is this the place Putin books for all his assets once he doesn’t need them?Bad Signs, Cont. — Mock Paper Scissors
There is a general perception in Germany that the mandatory use of face masks in public reduces COVID-19 incidences considerably. This perception stems mainly from the city of Jena. After face masks became mandatory between 1 April and 10 April 2020 the number of new infections fell almost to zero. Jena is not the only region in Germany, however, that introduced face masks. Six further regions made masks compulsory before the introduction at the federal state level. Eventually, face masks became mandatory in all federal states between 20 April and 29 April 2020 (see SI Appendix, section A for background). Source: Face masks considerably reduce COVID-19 cases in Germany | PNAS
So far, the AG’s office said the probe showed a difference in charges given to a group hosting a prayer breakfast for a rate of $5,000, and the inauguration committee, which later in the day paid $175,000 for the same venue. Source: Ivanka Trump Deposed for 5 Hours as Part of Inauguration Fund Lawsuit : US News : Latin Post – Latin news, immigration, politics, culture
Vermont officials reported 178 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, a single-day record since the start of the pandemic. Of the new cases, 64 are in Chittenden County. Washington County saw 29 new infections, and four other Vermont counties had case increases in the teens. One more Vermonter has died, bringing the statewide death toll to 75. The Health Department changed its reporting standards this week, and is now including both positive and “presumptive positive” cases in its daily count. A total of 29 people are currently hospitalized with the disease, including three people who are in the ICU. The state’s seven Source: Vermont Sets Yet Another Record With 178 New COVID-19 Cases | Vermont Public Radio
County health officials reported 7,854 new coronavirus cases, the second time in three days the daily total has surpassed 7,500.
“I can’t emphasize this enough: Everyone must take personal steps to protect themselves from getting and spreading this virus to others,” L.A. County Health Officer Dr. Muntu Davis said during a briefing. “Actions need to be taken now and on a daily basis.”
Along with the staggering case count — which boosted the county’s infection total above 420,000 — hospitalizations also continue to hit new highs.
Originally posted on The Most Revolutionary Act: Peoples Dispatch Despite police repression and the COVID-19 pandemic, workers and farmers and their allies across India participated in the pan-India strike action against the recent neoliberal reforms pushed through by the Narendra Modi government On Thursday, November 26, India witnessed the biggest organized strike in human history.…250 million people participate in countrywide strike in India — The Free
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In the case of Apple, call recipients are informed of supposedly suspicious iCloud account activity or an outright breach. Fake calls from Amazon are similarly worded, claiming a user’s account shows suspicious purchase activity, a lost package, or problems with a recent order, the FTC says.