There’s a new variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It’s called the Omicron variant. It was first detected in South Africa and scientists are concerned that it’s more transmissible than prior variants. The reason? There are more than 30 mutations in the spike protein, the part of the virus that binds to human cells. Omicron has […]Continue Reading
Here you will find posts involving or mentioning the COVID-19 pandemic.
I’ve noticed quite a bit of outdated and misleading COVID-19 information posted on Twitter. For example, take the following tweet: I don’t know who Summer Brennan is. I don’t follow her. She has a blue check next to her name, so she must be important. Her tweet just showed up in my timeline. She claimed in […]Continue Reading
Tom Brady, the greatest player in NFL history, seems to have immersed himself fully into the Florida way of life. Brady told Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times that he contracted COVID-19 shortly after that Super Bowl 55 championship boat parade. Contracting COVID-19 while attending a Florida boat party? That’s the most Florida thing […]Continue Reading
At least three fully vaccinated members of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s staff have tested positive for COVID-19. From the Baltimore Sun: Three members of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s team have tested positive for the coronavirus and an alert went out to thousands of people who attended a political conference last week. “While we cannot disclose […]Continue Reading
If one of your post-pandemic goals was to go to a Wizard World event, you’re out of luck. Fan Expo agreed to purchase the six remaining Wizard World events. From Newsarama, the pinnacle of comic book news journalism: “Fan Expo HQ is devoted to creating unmissable, exceptional fan experiences. We’re beyond thrilled to be able […]Continue Reading
Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney for breach of contract. She claims Disney failed to adhere to their contract when it decided to release Black Widow on Disney+ as a $30 pay-per-view the same day as the movie’s theatrical release. From the Wall Street Journal: Scarlett Johansson, star of the latest Marvel movie “Black Widow,” filed […]Continue Reading