Covid kills a 9/11’s worth of Americans every three days. The vaccine mandate shouldn’t be controversial | Jill Filipovic

The Biden administration’s decision to require vaccinations for large segments of the workforce has been predictably controversial among Trump loyalists, vaccine deniers and rightwing media.It’s also the strongest moment of Joe Biden’s presidency.Leadership and strength are defined by moments like this one: a leader doing the right and necessary thing even when they know they … Read more

Strike hampers contact tracing as Covid kills 25 – Newspaper

Strike hampers contact tracing as Covid kills 25 - Newspaper

PESHAWAR: Covid-19 claimed 25 more lives and infected 590 people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa as the health department is struggling to enhance contact tracing of the positive patients due to strike by members of the rapid response team over nonpayment of salaries. Officials said the department was going to resolve the payment issue of the workers … Read more

Fire in N.Macedonian COVID-19 hospital kills at least 10

Fire in N.Macedonian COVID-19 hospital kills at least 10

PRISTINA, Sept 8 (Reuters) – At least 10 people were killed when a fire broke out in a makeshift hospital for COVID-19 patients in the North Macedonian town of Tetovo, the country’s health minister said on Wednesday.”Ten people have been confirmed dead in the blaze so far, but the number could rise. This is a … Read more