The Daily Populous

Wednesday March 3rd, 2021 morning edition

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Personal vigilance to follow the same/safe standards is still needed to contain COVID.

It’s just that now, state mandates are no longer needed to stay safe.

Texas should continue following medical advice on preventing COVID just as they do on other medical issues.

That is exactly how Texans were able to deal with infectious diseases in the in the past, like H1N1.

They followed safe practices, and they got medical treatment when it was needed.

And they have learned best how to conduct their own lives.

At this time, however, people and businesses don’t need the state telling them how to operate. »

Biden says US will have enough vaccines for every adult by end of May

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The US will have enough Covid vaccine doses for every American adult by the end of May, Joe Biden announced at a press briefing on Tuesday.

“We’re now on track to have enough vaccine supply for every adult in America by the end of May,” Mr Biden told reporters, flanked by Vice President Kamala Harris.

The single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine joins the two-dose Moderna and Pfizer vaccines currently in circulation in the US. »

Texas governor lifts mask mandate and allows businesses to open at 100% capacity, despite health officials' warnings

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(CNN) Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday he's lifting the mask mandate in Texas, even as health officials warn not to ease safety restrictions.

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves also announced Tuesday the end to all county mask mandates and that businesses can reopen at 100% capacity.

"Taking away critical public health interventions" that are working won't make Texas communities safer or speed up the return to normalcy, Hidalgo said. »

Covid vaccines may stop spread ‘almost completely’

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B ritain’s Covid-19 vaccines may stop people passing on the virus “almost completely”, the head of immunisation at Public Health England has revealed.

Dr Mary Ramsay said grounds for hope that vaccination may achieve the holy grail of halting community transmission were emerging from new studies.

“This is world-changing in terms of having these vaccines as a way out of this pandemic,” she said. »

Jackie Chan is actually a classically trained opera singer

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As it turns out, Jackie Chan is also quite a massive popstar and in his native China he is also well-known as a classical trained singer.

In his younger life he was sent to the China Drama Academy, a Peking Opera School ran by Master Yu Jim-yuen.

It was here than Chan learned his acrobatic style of kung fu, as well as how to act and sing. »