Friday, October 22, 2021
www.theroot.com By Michael Harriot   According to recent data, the disparity in vaccination rates among Black and white Americans has essentially closed. The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), one of the best sources for medical statistics, published its weekly COVID survey data, revealing that for...
www.nytimes.com By Coral Murphy Marcos     United Airlines is terminating about 600 employees for refusing to comply with its vaccination requirement, the company said in a memo sent to staff on Tuesday. “This was an incredibly difficult decision but keeping our team safe...
Apple News By Helen Branswell   Winter is coming, again. A year ago, experts warned that the United States faced a grim winter if Americans didn’t mask up and social distance to slow transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 virus before “indoor weather” — aka...
www.kjrh.com By: News On 6   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZLq1AJ7A0cg     A Tulsa Public Schools teacher has died of COVID-19, nine days after her husband also died from COVID, the district confirmed. The district is not identifying the teacher. TPS issued a statement Wednesday about the death: “It is heartbreaking...
www.ktul.com By Lily Cummings     President Joe Biden announced a COVID rule that would impact around 80 million Americans. "I'm announcing that the Department of Labor is developing an emergency rule to require all employers with 100 or more employees, that together employ over 80...
www.washingtonpost.com By Timothy Bella   Howard Stern was reflecting this week on the coronavirus deaths of four conservative talk-radio hosts who had espoused anti-vaccine and anti-mask sentiments when he took aim at those who have refused to get vaccinated. “I want my freedom to live,”...
www.kjrh.com By Brad Halblieb   Some Tulsa Public School elementary students logged onto their Chromebooks Wednesday for distanced learning. Staff at Hawthorne Elementary School put out a statement Tuesday saying they are suspending in-person learning for Wednesday. Based on the announcement; the district...
www.ktul.com By Jamison Keefover   Sara Lemmon of Sapulpa said her thoughts on masks have changed after her 6-year-old daughter tested positive for COVID-19 only four days into the school year. When Sapulpa Public Schools opened up on Thursday, her children went without...
www.blacldoctor.org     Here’s an unexpected benefit from wearing a mask during the pandemic: It may also reduce fall allergy symptoms, one expert says. “Masks that people use for protection from COVID-19, particularly those that filter out more particles like the N95 or...
www.yahoo.com By Julian Mark   When Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick was asked about the surge in coronavirus cases during a Thursday night appearance on Fox News, the Republican said "African Americans who have not been vaccinated" are "the biggest group in...