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Queensland’s COVID-19 mandate for masks on public transport to be scrapped

Queensland is ending the requirement for people to wear face masks while on public transport. Key points: The rule will be relaxed for staff and commuters from midnight The Health Minister asked the public to respect those who chose to continue wearing masks Masks will still be required in vulnerable settings, by close contacts and those who have left … Read more

Mayor – NBC New York

Almost six months after a newish New York City Mayor Eric Adams told people frustrated over ongoing COVID vaccine mandates to get over it, the Democrat is officially pulling the plug on the unprecedented pandemic program — at least as far as the private sector goes. Adams announced Tuesday that the strictest-in-the-nation COVID vaccine requirements … Read more

Spike Protein From Infection and Vaccines Contributing to Autoimmune Diseases, Studies Suggest

Photos of Debbie Botzum-Pearson before (left) and after neuromyelitis optica (Courtesy of Debbie Botzum-Pearson). On the morning of Jan. 15, 2022, Debbie Botzum-Pearman, who had been a strong healthy woman for 66 years, woke up paralyzed from the chest down. On Sept. 13, 2022, nearly nine months later, she managed to stand up without assistance … Read more

President Biden says COVID pandemic is "over" – CBS New York

President Biden says COVID pandemic is “over”  CBS New York Biden: ‘The pandemic is over’  CNN UCSF’s Dr. Bob Wachter says he’s ready to dine indoors as Biden declares pandemic ‘over’  San Francisco Chronicle President Biden declares that the COVID-19 pandemic ‘is over’ weeks before the midterm elections  Fox News View Full Coverage on Google News

COVID-19 mask mandate on NSW public transport to be scrapped from September 21

One of the last COVID-19 restrictions still being enforced in NSW will be scrapped this week, with masks no longer required on public transport from Wednesday. Key points: Mask mandate on trains, trams and buses will end on September 21 NSW will join South Australia in scrapping the rule this week Transport Minister David Elliott welcomed the … Read more

Scientists Warn of Spike in Long COVID Cases Across the United States

All over the world, the rates of death and hospitalization from COVID keep dropping. But our successful mitigation of the worst outcomes of the 33-month-old pandemic belie a growing crisis. More and more people are surviving COVID and staying out of the hospital, but more and more people are also living with long-term symptoms of … Read more

Cruise ships return to Geraldton to bring international tourists to regional WA

Industry leaders say stigma associated with travelling in a post-pandemic world will not stop tourists from visiting the Midwest when international cruises return next month. Key points: The first cruise ship since the pandemic will arrive in Geraldton next month  Local businesses have struggled with the absence of international tourists Fears of COVID-19 outbreaks on ships have not … Read more

Can you combine Paxlovid with other COVID-19 drugs? FDA says no, for some

Taking Pfizer’s blockbuster COVID-19 pills, Paxlovid, at the same time as a rival’s treatment for the virus might be safe and more effective than either drug alone, federal scientists have found.  The combination might also offer a solution to so-called “rebound” cases, when patients see a return of symptoms after finishing off a course of … Read more

What Sewage Can Tell Us About Covid, Monkeypox and Polio Virus Outbreaks | WSJ – Wall Street Journal

What Sewage Can Tell Us About Covid, Monkeypox and Polio Virus Outbreaks | WSJ  Wall Street Journal How wastewater could revolutionize surveillance for pathogens like COVID, monkeypox and polio  CBC News How wastewater helps in the fight against infectious diseases  CBC News: The National What Sewage Can Tell Us About Outbreaks of Polio, Monkeypox and Covid-19  The Wall Street … Read more

World's first flying bike makes US debut at the Detroit Auto Show – The Sun

World’s first flying bike makes US debut at the Detroit Auto Show  The Sun Drones that hold people? Hoverbikes come to Detroit Auto Show  FOX 2 Detroit Flying Bike XTurismo Makes Spectacular Debut as “Land Speeder for the Dark Side”  autoevolution Flying car put to test at Detroit City Airport  WDIV ClickOnDetroit Listen to the ‘On The Line’ podcast: … Read more