Congresswoman Maxine Waters, who played a critical part in quelling the emotions during the 1992 L.A. uprising, was unable to participate in the city’s 30th anniversary programs. Just prior to the festivities, Waters tested positive for COVID-19 and still remains in quarantine. ... read more »
Earlier this week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the license for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 disease for individuals 16 and older. The licensing approval was announced after another thorough evaluation of safety and effectiveness. Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, a Los Angeles County Health Officer, is grateful for the approval and hopes it will ease the minds of those concerned about taking the vaccine. ... read more »
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is reporting that the combination of low vaccination rates and unmasked individuals is giving the Delta variant momentum. The state is now calling for workers to get vaccinated or tested weekly. ... read more »
Kelly’s new lawyers are asking a judge to postpone his Aug. 9 sex trafficking trial in New York City, arguing they haven’t had enough time to prepare because he’s under a mandatory jail quarantine since his transfer from Chicago.
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