The Daily Populous

Monday July 26th, 2021 night edition

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"We’re going in the wrong direction,’’ said Dr. Anthony Fauci, describing himself as "very frustrated.”.

He said recommending that vaccinated people wear masks is "under active consideration’’ by the government’s leading public health officials.

Also, booster shots may be suggested for people with suppressed immune systems who have been vaccinated, Fauci said.

Virus infections continue to hang over the Tokyo Olympics as additional athletes test positive and organizers ease some mask restrictions.

Some medalists on Sunday ignored the order from organizers to wear masks for the entire podium ceremony.

Seeing the pushback, the International Olympic Committee later agreed to ease its strict pre-Games rule designed to help protect against the coronavirus.

Nearly 163 million people, or 49% of the eligible U.S. population, are vaccinated, according to CDC data. »

I struggled with office life. Now others are alive to benefits of remote working

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When I worked at an office, I inadvertently offended colleagues who did not understand why I struggled to place who they were.

For many of us, the remote work era facilitated by Covid-19 has changed our lives for the better, despite the grief and anxiety of the pandemic.

Most critically, a flexible workplace allows people to take care of their needs as they arise, without judgment. »

TwitLonger — When you talk too much for Twitter

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I have read the full complaint against Activision Blizzard and many of the other stories.

What’s worse but even more important, real people have been harmed, and some women had terrible experiences.

To the Blizzard women who experienced any of these things, I am extremely sorry that I failed you. »

'Devastating': Crops left to rot in England as Brexit begins to bite

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Fruit and vegetables are being left to rot in England as Brexit deters migrants from taking up picking jobs.

Brexit -- the effects of which kicked-in at the start of the year -- means hiring migrant pickers from eastern Europe is now much harder.

Barfoots of Botley, a farming company based on England's south coast near Bognor Regis, said 750,000 courgettes were being left to rot. »