Liveblog - In case you missed it: Headlines 02/17/21

Biden Administration:

  • President Biden is hosting labor leaders at an Oval Office meeting Wednesday to discuss two of his leading priorities: his $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package, which is pending in Congress, and investing in the nation’s infrastructure.
  • Vice President Kamala Harris stressed Wednesday that teachers should be given priority for getting Covid-19 vaccinations, but wouldn’t say if she believed that giving them the shots should be a prerequisite for reopening schools.


COVID-19 Updates:

  • Although hospitalization and death rates have declined, the Unites States has suffered close to Five Hundred Thousand dead Americans.
  • Pandemic Morons: Las Vegas hotels Mandalay Bay, Park MGM, The Mirage to return to 24/7 operations.
  • On Wednesday, South Africa became the first country in the world to roll out the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
    • The vaccine has so far proved to be 100% effective in preventing death and hospitalisation due to Covid-19 – also in its South African trial.
    • It has other benefits, including that it doesn’t require a deep freeze and or more than one jab.

White ISIS/MAGAts/Wing Nuts:

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  • Not to be outdone in the Stupid Category, Rick Perry chimes in:

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