Coronavirus pandemic disaster update

This 28 December 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

Fired Amazon Worker: Puke & Go Back to Work Became the Amazon Way Amid Pandemic

Independent photojournalist Jon Farina covered a protest outside Jeff Bezos’ penthouse NYC apartment on December 23rd, 2020. In this clip, fired Amazon worker Christian Smalls reveals Amazon’s awful treatment of workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The vaccine doesn’t necessarily stop you spreading the virus.

DECEMBER SEES HIGHEST COVID-19 DEATH TOLL December marked the deadliest month in the United States since the coronavirus pandemic began, with more than 63,000 COVID-19 deaths recorded nationwide during the month so far, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. April held the previous monthly record for the highest number of COVID-19 deaths, with at least 55,000 reported. [HuffPost]

L.A. TESTING FOR DANGEROUS NEW COVID-19 VARIANT Los Angeles health officials are testing for the new coronavirus variant first detected in the U.K. as COVID-19 cases skyrocket in California. “I wouldn’t be surprised that it’s already here,” Dr. Peter Chin-Hong, an infectious disease professor at UCSF School of Medicine, told ABC-7 News. The variant, which researchers have determined is approximately 56% more contagious than other strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, has already jumped from Britain to several European nations. [HuffPost]

COVID-19 hospitalizations, deaths worldwide reach record highs “The next 100,000 deaths are baked in,” said Biden coronavirus advisory board member Dr. Atul Gawande to CNBC.

Israel has vaccinated over 10 times more of its population than the US.

Study says Britain must vaccinate two million a week to prevent a third COVID-19 wave: here.

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