The Daily Populous

Sunday February 21st, 2021 evening edition

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Two days after he admitted his "mistake" and flew home, new pictures of Cruz were posted on his official Twitter account.

In them, Cruz—sleeves rolled-up and wearing a Texas flag mask—was handing out bottles of water to those in need.

Writer Melissa Ryan, a former digital strategist for Democratic campaigns, accused Cruz of showing "fake compassion.".

It should also be pointed out that Ted Cruz was IN MEXICO and should, per CDC guidelines, be quarantining in his home.

Cruz said on Friday that the Mexico trip was "obviously a mistake," and that he had been accompanying his daughters on a vacation with their friends.

In a later sympathetic interview with Fox News' Hannity, Cruz was asked about the "quick drop-off trip" to Mexico.

"And as much as you can do by phone and by Zoom it's not the same as being here.". »

USA now vaccinating more people against COVID-19 in one day than Canada has in total

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Communication between states has been mostly lacking, she says, and the absence of a uniform standard for vaccine eligibility has led to inconsistencies across jurisdictions.

Some states, for example, include teachers high on their priority list while others are still working on inoculating those 80 years and older.

And while the shift to a new presidential administration last month has led to some improvements, Kuppalli says there's room for more. »

‘Stakes are high’ as QAnon conspiracy phenomenon emerges in France

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The agency described the development of the movement as “highly concerning” in an internal communication seen by the French paper.

The QAnon phenomenon encompasses “a few hundred thousand” adherents, Tristan Mendès France, an expert on conspiracist movements at Paris-Diderot University, told Le Figaro.

“It is an alarming threat to the values of the French Republic, as a Counter-Enlightenment trend that denies universalism.”. »

IUD program leads to big decline in teen pregnancies, abortions in Colorado

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From 2009 to 2016, the program provided 43,713 contraceptive implants to women, plus trained medical staff on how to insert the devices.

“Because of that, everything changed,” said Jody Camp, who oversees the state health department’s family planning program.

Also, Colorado health clinics have received more Medicaid funding because of the Affordable Care Act, which expanded eligibility for government insurance for low-income residents. »