Louisiana Prepares For Distribution And Storage Challenges As Coronavirus Vaccines Near FDA Approval
On the heels of the United Kingdom approving the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, the United States is anticipating doing the same — and Louisiana officials are preparing for distribution.
In the weeks after this year’s Mardi Gras celebrations, New Orleans experienced one of the most explosive COVID-19 outbreaks in the country. Since then, music has largely been missing from a city that depends on it.
No matter where you fall on the eco-anxiety spectrum, on a scale from low-key stressed to lying up at night in a dread spiral, you could probably use some advice on doing something about it. Climate change can be scary, after all.
This story has been updated throughout to include a statement from CoreCivic. Cameroonian immigrants held at detention centers under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) New Orleans Field Office say officers and facility staff members pepper-sprayed, beat, forcefully restrained, and humiliated them to make them sign travel documents related to their deportation.
The number of coronavirus cases in California has topped 1.2 million, leaving the state's hospitals near a breaking point. There are projections that the state could run out of intensive care beds before Christmas . And Gov. Gavin Newsom says he's considering another statewide stay-at-home order to stop the surge. Central California's San Joaquin Valley is under particular strain. With a spike in COVID-19 infections, the region's hospitals are suffering from a staffing shortage. It's only...