Wednesday, January 19, 2022
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Joe Deere, the Cherokee Nation Councilor for District 13, which includes Tulsa, Catoosa and Owasso, has been named Grand Marshal of the 43rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Parade. He will be wearing purple...
www.bloomberg.com By Kanoko Matsuyama No, Smoking Marijuana Does Not Protect You From Covid-19 Cannabis compounds prevented the virus that causes Covid-19 from penetrating healthy human cells, according to a laboratory study published in the Journal of Nature Products. The two compounds commonly found in hemp...
www.bet.com By Jamila Bey   Her office says the New York representative had gotten a booster shot last fall.   New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced that she tested positive for COVID-19. She was the fourth member of congress over the weekend to announce...
www.cnn.com By Brandon Griggs, CNN     Sidney Poitier, whose elegant bearing and principled onscreen characters made him Hollywood's first Black movie star and the first Black man to win the best actor Oscar, has died. He was 94.Clint Watson, press secretary for...
www.kjrh.com By: Brady Halbleib     As the Omicron variant surges across the country and flu season underway, many are wondering what those sniffles and sneezes might actually mean? So far, Oklahoma is on track to have a typical flu season based on state...
www.news9.com By: Erica Rankin   COVID-19 cases across the United States have continued on an upward trend. Cases have surpassed what Oklahomans saw during the surge at the end of August. "If it is that much more transmissible and that many more people...
www.blackdoctor.org   If you’re like most people it seems as though as soon as it looks like we’re going to get rid of COVID, a new variant pops up. Right now, the new Omicron variant is making headlines because it seems...
www.newson6.com   A person in California became the first in the U.S. to have an identified case of the COVID-19 omicron variant, the White House announced Wednesday as scientists continue to study the risks posed by the new strain of the...
www.fox23.co Oklahoma’s Attorney General John O’Connor just tweeted that the Federal Court has granted his request to stop the requirement of COVID-19 vaccines on healthcare workers. O’Connor calls this a “major win for Oklahoma’s healthcare heroes who have fearlessly braved the...
www.aframnews.com   Earlier this month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the use of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5-11. The move has garnered criticism and speculation about the vaccine’s effectiveness and health risks for children. Many parents are still...