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Tuesday July 27th, 2021 night edition

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Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Missouri, and Nevada are the hardest-hit states right now—as unvaccinated Americans are driving these trends.

Betty Antoine's 46-year-old son Brandon became a COVID statistic—despite her pleading with him to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

"I begged him, I said, 'You need to take the vaccine, Brandon.'

And you better not take the vaccine either,' Antoine recalled in a conversation with CBS News' David Begnaud.

I was kind of angry, not so much at him, but because he did not take the vaccine," she said.

"And I said, right then I'm going to ask his friends and everybody to take that vaccine in honor of him.".

And that requires us as health care professionals to take the first leap in that first leap is to get vaccinated. »

FBI Got 4,500 Tips In Kavanaugh Investigation That It Never Actually Performed

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On September 13,2018, the FBI was asked by the Office of White House Counsel to conduct supplemental background investigations, specifically, limited inquiries.

allegations’ of sexual misconduct by Justice Kavanaugh, only to be ignored,” they wrote in a letter back to the FBI.

FBI says it got more than 4,500 tips on Kavanaugh, providing ‘relevant’ ones to Trump White House [CNN]. »

Death Stranding has sold five million copies on PS4 and PC

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Death Stranding has sold through five million copies worldwide on PS4 and PC, developer Kojima Productions has said.

"With Death Stranding being the first title developed out of Kojima Productions, from a sales perspective, it has performed quite well," he says.

"As of March 2021, Death Stranding has sold through over five million units worldwide on PlayStation 4 and PC.". »

Father builds exoskeleton to help wheelchair-bound son walk

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"Before, I needed someone to help me walk ... this makes me feel independent," said Oscar, as his father Jean-Louis Constanza, one of the co-founders of the company that makes the exoskeleton, looks on.

"One day Oscar said to me: 'dad, you're a robotic engineer, why don't you make a robot that would allow us to walk?'"

Some are focused on helping disabled people walk, others on a series of applications, including making standing less tiring for factory workers. »

Major medical groups call for employers to mandate Covid-19 vaccines for health care workers

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(CNN) As the number of Covid-19 cases surges in the United States, more than 50 health and medical groups -- including the American Medical Association, the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Public Health Association -- issued a joint statement calling for all health care and long-term care employers to mandate employees be vaccinated against Covid-19.

"Our health care organizations and societies advocate that all health care and long-term care employers require their workers to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Monday the White House supports the medical associations' call to mandate vaccines for all US health personnel. »