The roller coaster ride of statistics on the coronavirus in Orange County continued on Thursday, as new cases dropped steeply after a major increase the day before. According to the county health […]
Harsh words on Ukraine crisis
There’s no shooting war in Ukraine yet, but the war of words between the United States and Russia is heating up. At a meeting Monday of the United Nations Security Council in […]
Omicron fast, but not strong?
You don’t hear much that qualifies as “good news” regarding the coronavirus pandemic, but here’s some: research is indicating that the Omicron variant tends to cause milder illness than strains that preceded […]
Mask mandate on Wednesday
Tomorrow will be “Wear a Mask Wednesday.” For the next month, the State of California is imposing an order requiring the wearing of face coverings in indoor public locations such as restaurants, […]
70-plus are dead from tornados
At least 70 people have died as a huge tornado and other windstorms ravaged areas of Kentucky on Friday and Saturday. According to the Associated Press, in addition to the death toll […]
Vaccine medical exemptions?
A proposed resolution pushing back on the State of California’s mandate for all school children to be vaccinated in order to return to school next year goes before the Westminster School District […]
Pfizer boosters for all adults?
More access to booster shots of coronavirus is likely to be on the way. The New York Times is reporting that the Food and Drug Administration is about to give its approval […]
Vaccination rules and mandates
Vaccination continues to be in the news as fully vaccinated travelers from outside the United States will be allowed to enter the nation starting on Monday. According to The New York Times, […]
Vaccination deadline is coming
It’s 60 days and counting before the deadline for millions of American workers to get vaccinated or be tested weekly for coronavirus. Under a regulation issued by the federal Occupational Safety and […]
Vaccine for kids gets approval
Final clearance has been given by the Food and Drug Administration to give a one-third dose shot of Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to children According to the Associated Press, the way cleared Tuesday […]