He thinks the trend of people using harsh chemicals to deep clean their post was probably unjustified although he added that hand washing and sanitiser is still a good idea. And an editorial by the journal Nature earlier this month advised: “Catching the coronavirus from surfaces is rare. The WHO and national public health agencies need to clarify their advice.” Hunter says: “It’s an entirely plausible route of infection, but it’s been difficult to prove it beyond any shadow of doubt.” Photographs of health officials in hazmat suits disinfecting streets and bridges, as seen in Spain, Italy, China, and various other countries, “fills me and most of my colleagues with more than a little amusement,” he adds.
Vice President Harris and second gentleman Doug EmhoffHarris’s stepchildren, Cole and Ella Emhoff, were next to her during the ceremony. She was also joined by her sister, Maya, and niece, Meena, who were sitting on the rows behind Biden’s family. Cole and Ella’s mother was also in attendance and seated in the stands behind them..
Joyce Beatty (D Ohio) phone lit up with calls from constituents who were “newly curious” about getting vaccinated themselves, she told The New York Times. As Beatty explained, watching a Black woman receive the vaccine “gave people hope and gave people education.” Black Americans are nearly three times more likely to die from the coronavirus, the Times notes, but they are far less likely to be inoculated, in large part because of a lack of access, but also, some experts have pointed out, because of longstanding wariness about government driven health programs. Harris, it seems, was able to ease some of those concerns with her public vaccination, and she also has reportedly pressed President Biden and his advisers in private to focus on how their policies will ensure less advantaged people in both urban and rural settings are protected against the virus.
In the last few years we have experienced “shots fired” all over the City of Madison. However, it is still disturbing to hear, and even more when it happens in our neighborhood. Rest assured that the Common Council, MPD, and a multitude of other organizations as well as individuals are all working together to find a solution.
And in Maine the race between GOP Sen. Susan Collins and Democrat Sara Gideon could be another one that pushes later into the week. If no one in the multi candidate field breaks the 50% threshold in the first round votes, then there are additional tabulations in which last place finishers are eliminated.