Coronavirus

According to reports, a new COVID-19 variant called IHU is moving in in France and has 46 mutations. Researchers say this variant was detected in France and showed up in a traveler recently arrived from a three-day stay in Cameroon, French researchers said in a pre-print study published on medRxiv, which means it has not […]

A fifth wave seems to be building in the U.S. while the wave of COVID-19 is sweeping across Europe and setting new records in some countries. The Netherlands’ government announced Friday the country will return to a partial lockdown in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus cases. Daily infections records were shattered recently in […]

After an investigation into the Green Bay Packers’ COVID-19 protocols implementation, the NFL has concluded its review and fined the franchise $300,000, QB Aaron Rogers and WR Allen Lazard $14,650 each for violations of the league and NFL Players Association protocols. The team has been put on notice that future violations could be subject to […]

A CDC advisory committee unanimously recommended on Thursday that booster shots of Moderna’s and Johnson & Johnson’s Covid-19 vaccines were safe, paving the way for over 39 million Moderna recipients and nearly 13 million J&J recipients eligible to get the booster dose as early as Friday. See story here  

In a family announcement, Gen. Colin Powell, former Secretary of State and  chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who was pivotal during the administration of then-President George W. Bush, has died on Monday at the age of 84 from COVID-19 complications during his battle with cancer. “We have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, […]

Novant Health, which is a North Carolina not-for-profit system of 15 medical centers with more than 2,300 physicians, terminated roughly 175 employees this week for non-compliance with its mandatory Covid-19 vaccination program. “Out of more than 35,000 team members, fewer than 200 across more than 800 locations opted to leave rather than comply with the […]

The entertainment world held its breath for a moment when family members put out the word that Kelly Price was missing but, Price tells us she was never actually missing and that she had just isolated herself as while recovering from a serious bout with COVID-19. Price says she actually flatlined at one point, and had to […]

According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 675,000 people in the United States have died from Covid-19, killing more Americans than the 1918 flu pandemic did. What is so hard to take is that its been over 103 years of scientific and technological advances…. yet we still were no match for this particular virus that […]

On Sunday, the 56-year-old comedian Chris Rock revealed that he tested positive for the coronavirus via Twitter. “Hey guys I just found out I have COVID, Trust me you don’t want this. Get vaccinated.” Rock previously revealed during a late-night guest appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon back in May that he had received the […]

The Patriots have released veteran passer Cam Newton, clearing the way for rookie first-round selection Mac Jones to be the Week 1 starter. Though Jones showed promise during his play in the pre-season, many feel that the release of the former NFL MVP was partially based on him not fully being vaccinated. Newton, who has not […]

According to a statement released Saturday by Jackson’s Rainbow/Push Coalition, the Reverend Jesse Jackson and his wife, Jacqueline, have both been hospitalized after testing positive for COVID-19 breakthrough infections The 79-year-old civil rights leader and his wife, 77, are both being treated at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. “Doctors are currently monitoring the condition of both,” the […]

Just two weeks after the epic Lox/Dipset Verzuz battle, Harlem rapper Jim Jones took to his Instagram Story on Monday to reveal the news that he was recovering from Covid-19 while encouraging his fans to continue wearing masks and social distancing in an effort to combat the virus. “I was contemplating whether I should do […]