Tag Archives: Pandemics

Stevie Nicks cancels shows at 5 music festivals

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — Singer-songwriter Stevie Nicks has canceled appearances at five music festivals, citing coronavirus concerns. Nicks released a statement Tuesday saying these are challenging times requiring challenging decisions. She says that while she is vaccinated, she is being extremely cautious with hopes of a brighter 2022. Nicks had …

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France’s virus pass required for cafes, trains

[ad_1] PARIS — France is now requiring people to show a QR code proving they have a special virus pass before they can enjoy restaurants and cafes or travel across the country. The measure is part of a government plan to encourage more people to get a COVID-19 vaccine shot …

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New Orleans Jazz Fest canceled for a 2nd year

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS — With new COVID-19 cases surging in Louisiana, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival won’t be returning this year after all, organizers said Sunday. The festival, traditionally held in the spring, had been scheduled to run Oct. 8-10 and Oct. 15-17 after being canceled last year …

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The Latest: New Orleans Jazz Fest cancelled for a 2nd year | Business

[ad_1] NEW ORLEANS — With new COVID-19 cases surging in Louisiana, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival won’t be returning this year after all, organizers said Sunday. The festival, traditionally held in the spring, had been scheduled to run Oct. 8-10 and Oct. 15-17 after being canceled last year …

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The Latest: Famed nightclub offers free COVID-19 jabs | Nation & World

[ad_1] MIAMI — Ready to party at one of South Beach’s most glamorous nightclubs? Then roll up your sleeves. LIV is offering free COVID vaccines outside the Miami club where high rollers spend up to $20,000 just for a table. The star-studded nightclub, where Super Bowl champs celebrate at parties …

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COVID-19 hospitalizations increase in Arizona

[ad_1] PHOENIX — Arizona on Saturday reported more than 2,000 additional COVID-19 cases for the fourth straight day as the number of virus-related hospitalizations continued to rise. The U.S. state’s coronavirus dashboard reported 2,653 additional cases and 34 deaths, increasing the pandemic totals to 943,415 cases and 18,376 deaths. There …

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Nearly all Alabama COVID deaths among unvaccinated

[ad_1] MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Since the pandemic began, just 26 of the 11,600 people in Alabama who have died of COVID-19 were fully vaccinated, State Health Officer Scott Harris said Friday. And most of the nearly 2,000 COVID-19 patients currently in state hospitals are also unvaccinated, he said. Harris …

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Louisiana keeps breaking COVID-19 hospitalization records

[ad_1] BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana’s chief public health officer said Friday that about 1% of the state’s entire population has become infected with COVID-19 over the past two weeks as coronavirus hospitalizations continue to climb to new heights amid the state’s worst surge since the pandemic began. “We …

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California to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for health workers

[ad_1] SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will require all of its roughly 2.2 million health care workers and long term care workers to be fully vaccinated by Sept. 30 as the nation’s most populous state is losing ground in the battle against new infections of a more dangerous coronavirus variant. …

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California to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for health workers

[ad_1] SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will require all of its roughly 2.2 million health care workers and long term care workers to be fully vaccinated by Sept. 30 as the nation’s most populous state is losing ground in the battle against new infections of a more dangerous coronavirus variant. …

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