A new data analysis identifies clusters of unvaccinated people, most of them in the southern United States, that are vulnerable to surges in Covid-19 cases and could become breeding grounds for even more deadly Covid-19 variants.
Nude sunbathers were startled by a deer, ran away, got lost in the woods, and had to be rescued by helicopter and search party. They were fined $1,000 for violating Australia’s coronavirus lockdown.
New South Wales police commissioner Mick Fuller told reporters it’s “difficult to legislate against idiots.”
Sydney, Australia, enters its first full lockdown since early 2020. Get ready to hunker down again.
Magneto: These new ‘magnetic’ vaccine mutants are extremely disappointing — Alexandra Petri at The Washington Post.
I met the people who were saying that metal objects now stuck to them because of their vaccines and gave them a whole recruitment speech about how they were the next stage in evolution, but once I said the word “evolution,” they looked at me doubtfully. Then I asked them to show off their abilities, and — I hate to say this but, have you ever been at a friend’s amateur magic show, where the magic show is not going quite as was hoped, and there’s a lot of saying “hold on” and “wait, hang on” and “sorry” as they fail several times running to identify your card, and then a dead bird falls unprompted out of someone’s hat? Frankly, that would have been an improvement.
178 health care workers suspended from Houston Methodist hospital system for refusing COVID-19 vaccination — John Bacon at USA Today.
I would not want to be treated by an unvaccinated healthcare worker. Their refusal to take such a simple precaution would lead me to wonder what other basics they’re overlooking — washing their hands, masking when performing surgery on me, etc.
San Diego County Moving into Least-Restrictive COVID-19 ‘Yellow Tier’ – Debbie L. Sklar at Voice of San Diego
I’m looking forward to resuming eyeball-licking parties this weekend.