News Headlines 7/23/21

THREE STATES ACCOUNT FOR 40 PERCENT OF NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES: Just three states — Florida, Texas and Missouri — accounted for 40 percent of new coronavirus cases in the U.S. this week, White House pandemic response coordinator Jeff Zients told reporters Thursday (July 22nd), with Florida alone accounting for 20 percent of cases. Zients also said that 97 percent…


News Headlines 7/22/21

CHINA SAYS CAN’T ACCEPT WHO’S PLAN FOR MORE STUDY INTO COVID-19 ORIGINS: A senior Chinese health official said today (July 22nd) that China can’t accept the World Health Organization’s (WHO) plan for the second phase of a study into the origins of Covid-19. The vice minister of China’s National Health Commission, Zeng Yixin, said he was, quote,…


News Headlines 7/21/21

CDC HEAD: DELTA VARIANT NOW MAKES UP 83 PERCENT OF COVID CASES: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said in testimony before a Senate committee yesterday (July 20th) that the delta variant now makes up an estimated 83 percent of U.S. Covid-19 cases, up from 50 percent at the beginning of the month. She…