Wearing masks could save at least 14,000 Americans from dying of COVID-19 by August, model predicts

If 95 per cent of the US population consistently wears masks amid ongoing vaccination efforts, at least 14,000 lives could be saved by August, according to a study.  A model developed by the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) has predicted the number of people that will die of COVID-19 by … Read more

China keeps a secret watchlist on 700 Americans including government workers and R&B artist Ashanti

The Chinese government has been keeping a secret watchlist on 700 Americans, including government workers, CEOs and R&B artist Ashanti, after they traveled through Shanghai airport, according to a cybersecurity group. A bombshell database leaked to Australian cybersecurity consultancy Internet 2.0 and obtained by the New York Post reveals China collected the names, dates of birth and passport … Read more

More than half of Americans are turning into ‘Zoom zombies’ when they get behind the wheel

Are you a ‘Zoom zombie?’: More than half of Americans who drive a vehicle shortly after video chatting report being distracted – and Gen Z is the most dangerous group, a survey finds Approximately 54% of Americans turn into ‘Zoom zombies’ while driving This group is said to video chat right before getting behind the … Read more

Fauci says the US government will not require Americans to use ‘vaccine passports’

Dr Anthony Fauci has said the U.S. government will not require Americans who are immunized against COVID-19 to use so-called ‘vaccine passports.’ The idea behind these passports is that they would offer proof of vaccination so that people could perform daily tasks such as eat in restaurants, travel, shop and so on. But they have … Read more

Joe and Jill Biden use their Easter message to encourage Americans to get vaccinated

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden encouraged Americans to get their COVID-19 vaccines as part of their Easter Sunday message.  ‘We share the sentiments of Pope Francis, who has said that getting vaccinated is a moral obligation, one that can save your life and the lives of others,’ the president said in a … Read more

More than 100 MILLION Americans have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine

BREAKING NEWS: More than 100 MILLION Americans – one third of the adults – have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine The US has officially vaccinated 100 million Americans with one or more dose of COVID-19 shots  That means about a third of American adults have or will soon have some degree of … Read more

More than 74 MILLION Americans are living in areas of drought – and experts warn it could worsen

Crops die and wildfires risk increases as almost 50% of the US and 74 million people experience drought – and experts warn conditions are only going to get worse Approximately 44% of the US in experiencing some level of drought  Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Colorado and California are ‘severe to exceptional’ These stats had experiencing major droughts … Read more

A THIRD of Americans killed by coronavirus lived in nursing homes

Less than one percent of Americans live in nursing homes, but this vulnerable population has made up about one-third of coronavirus deaths. Of the 551,747 people in the U.S. who have died of COVID-19 so far, about 175,000 – 31.7 percent – were nursing home residents, according to an analysis from The COVID Tracking Project. What’s … Read more

Black Americans are 7% less likely than white people to get vaccine

All Americans are finally more willing to accept COVID-19 vaccine, with hesitancy falling in all groups, based on race, gender, political party and religion, new data shows.  In March, 62 percent of Americans overall had been or soon would be vaccinated. That included about 64 percent of white people had been or would soon be … Read more

Anthony Mundine regrets saying Americans ‘brought 9/11 on themselves’

Anthony Mundine regrets saying Americans ‘brought 9/11 on themselves’ as the outspoken boxer uses his retirement speech to apologise to those he offended during his 30-year career career By Aap Published: 04:28 GMT, 24 March 2021 | Updated: 04:28 GMT, 24 March 2021 Anthony Mundine has used his retirement announcement to apologise for his ‘dumb’ … Read more