The Daily Populous

Monday August 23rd, 2021 night edition

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“We already know that there are many businesses and universities that have moved toward vaccine requirements,” Murthy told CNN’s State of the Union.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is trying to finish its licensing process for the lifesaving drug as soon as Monday, the New York Times has reported.

Until now, the Pfizer shot has been administered under an emergency use authorization, though experts continue to emphasize that it is safe and effective.

And that’s why we’re continuing to recommend that people get vaccinated starting today and … as soon as they can.”.

Yet younger children still aren’t eligible for the vaccine, and hospitals in hard-hit areas are running out of pediatric intensive care space.

The Biden administration is also preparing to roll out an expansive booster-shot campaign next month, offering a third shot to patients who received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines.

“And that’s why, to stay ahead of this virus, we’re recommending that people start to get boosters the week of 20 September. »

Mississippi orders coronavirus-infected individuals to isolate at home or face up to 5 years in prison

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Failure to obey the isolation order could results in a fine of $500 or imprisonment for six months.

However, since COVID-19 is a life-threatening disease, those potential punishments go up to $5,000 or five years in prison or both, Dr. Dobbs wrote Friday.

It's an about face for the hospital, which previously said employees and students could skip being vaccinated if they wore N95 masks. »

A New PS5 Model Has Appeared In Australian Stores

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Oddly enough, an upgrade was never mentioned for the PS5 Disc Edition, but this looks to have also been updated in a similar fashion.

We can confirm that all Australian PS5 stock that has landed in the country this week contains a new model number (CFI-1102A).

I believe this makes us the first country to receive stock of this new model (either Digital or Disc). »

Man Hospitalized After Taking Livestock Feed Store Ivermectin For COVID

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At least one individual has been hospitalized in Mississippi after ingesting a drug intended for treating worms in livestock, the Mississippi State Department of Health revealed today.

“At least 70% of the recent calls have been related to ingestion of livestock or animal formulations of ivermectin purchased at livestock supply centers.

But taking human-approved doses of ivermectin for “unapproved use” and without proper medical oversight “can be very dangerous,” the agency warned. »

Whale population in Glacier Bay is bouncing back after heat wave that killed North Pacific sea life, researchers say

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Humpback whales were hit hard by “the blob”—a warm water event that killed off all kinds of sea life in the North Pacific.

Researchers at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve say the humpback population is rebounding.

Researchers could track the severity of a recent marine heat wave because the whale population sank by more than 70%, then stayed low. »