West says COVID-19 hospitalization made him ‘more dedicated’ to fight against vaccine mandates

Texas gubernatorial candidate Allen West (R), who is currently recovering from COVID-19, said his hospitalization with the virus has made him “more dedicated to fighting against vaccine mandates.”West, who announced Saturday night that he has coronavirus-related pneumonia, advocated for monoclonal antibody infusion therapy as a way to combat COVID-19 instead of vaccines.“I can attest that,…

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No, the surge in Covid cases across the U.S. is not due to migrants or immigrants

As the delta variant contributes to a surge of Covid-19 cases around the United States, different voices have emerged blaming people entering the country — in particular, migrants crossing the U.S. border — for the spread.Among the most vocal are Republican Govs. Greg Abbott in Texas and Ron DeSantis in Florida.Abbott has repeatedly blamed undocumented…

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Covid-19: UK sends supplies to India amid record virus surge

image copyrightReutersimage captionPatients are dying without oxygen as India battles a record surge of Covid-19 casesMore than 600 pieces of medical equipment are being sent to India as the country faces a record surge of coronavirus cases, the UK government has said.The assistance package includes 495 oxygen concentrators – which extract oxygen from the air…

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COVID-19 will leave deep scars on the world economy, even after recovery

Just as some patients recovering from COVID-19 suffer long-lasting symptoms, it’s becoming clear that the same will be true for the global economy once this year’s V-shaped rebound fades. While $26 trillion worth of crisis support and the arrival of vaccines have fueled a faster recovery than many anticipated, the legacies of stunted education, the…

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