BISD to begin pediatric vaccinations; Drive-thru clinics scheduled Wednesday and Saturday
The Brownsville Independent School District pre-ordered 4,200 low-dose Pfizer COVID 19 pediatric vaccines and will begin giving the shots to children 5-11 from 4-8 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Brownsville Event Center on Paredes Line Road.myrgv.com
Long-term care facility prepares for COVID-19 vaccines
SAN ANTONIO – Residents and health care workers at long-term care facilities are awaiting their COVID-19 vaccines. Adante Assisted Living and Memory Care is hoping its share of vaccines next week will provide an added layer of protection. Winsor said CVS will be administering the vaccines on their campus on specific dates. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services selected CVS Health as one of the providers to administer COVID-19 vaccinations. CVS also has an agreement to eventually provide vaccines to the general public in its 10,000 locations throughout the country next year.
Do OLLU Students Believe Covid-19 Is a Hoax
Students at Our Lady of the Lake University have raised a lot of question to the severity of the Coronavirus. Interviews amongst multiple students were conducted to reveal how students feel about the issue. Students at OLLU are undergoing a conflict on whether they think Coronavirus is hoax or whether it is as serious as what its perceived. A variety of students use social media at Our Lady of the Lake University, students would usually refer to social media for news, music, games etc. Students believe that the vaccine being created can cause more harm to the body than if someone didn’t take it.lakefrontollu.com
Biden's plan to fight online harassment could set up new confrontation with tech companies, experts say
That includes addressing the links between online harassment like revenge porn and deepfakes and offline acts of aggression, including mass shootings. "The Biden Administration will shine a light on the online harassment, stalking, and abuse that now is a too-frequent reality for Americans, particularly for young people and women," Biden's website says. "We know these platforms are consistently the source of online harassment and threats to women, and there's a connection to extremist consequences." Carley said she'd imagine a task force thinking of long-term proposals for things like auditing companies. Concerns the tech companies may water it downWhile experts praised Biden's plan for stating the task force will include folks outside of the traditional tech crowd, they say they're particularly concerned about what role companies may play in it.cnbc.com
Uber reports 18% revenue decline but says ride-hailing business is picking back up
Besides the political fight to preserve their business model, Uber has faced pandemic-related negative impacts to its main ride hailing business through most of 2020. As a variety of health orders and border policies limited travel and commuting, however, Uber users ordered more meals for delivery via Uber Eats. Earlier, it acquired Cornershop, a grocery delivery business, and started making grocery deliveries in New York City last month. Since its second-quarter report, Uber raised half a billion dollars in equity funding to fuel the growth of its logistics arm, Uber Freight. That business unit, which Uber started in 2017, has a post-money valuation of $3.3 billion, the company said in a statement.cnbc.com
Joe Biden in Michigan says he hopes first family recovers soon
Joe Biden wished President Trump and the first lady a speedy recovery from COVID-19 on Friday, speaking from the campaign trail in Michigan after his own campaign announced that Biden tested negative for the coronavirus. Biden also told supporters in Michigan that he was late because he was waiting for the results of his COVID-19 testing. He underwent testing after President Trump announced early Friday morning that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for COVID-19. "Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden underwent PCR testing for COVID-19 today and COVID-19 was not detected," their physician, Kevin O'Connor, said in a statement. "I am reporting this out in my capacity as both Vice President Biden and Dr. Biden's primary care physician."cbsnews.com
The Latest: UN chief cites pandemic's 'unprecedent toll'
Nearly 550 students have tested positive for the virus since in-person classes resumed last month. The reservation is located on parts of six counties that accounted for 62 new coronavirus cases and one death in Tuesday’s update. J.B. Pritzker will quarantine for two weeks after a member of his administration tested positive for the coronavirus. Naidu recently attended a session of India’s Parliament that was cut short after more than 20 lawmakers tested positive. India’s Home Minister Amit Shah tested positive last month and recovered in a hospital.
We asked every San Antonio City Council member why COVID-19 cases are spiking, what should be done
SAN ANTONIO San Antonio has set daily records for new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations multiple times in the last week and the current 7-day average of new cases dwarfs every week from the first four months of the pandemic. Mayor Ron NirenbergKSAT: Are you concerned about the recent increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in San Antonio? District 1 Councilman Roberto C. TrevioKSAT: Are you concerned about the recent increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in San Antonio? District 2 Jada Andrews-SullivanKSAT: Are you concerned about the recent increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in San Antonio? District 3 Rebecca ViagranI am alarmed by the recent spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations and San Antonians on ventilators.
Mike checks in from home during self-quarantine
SAN ANTONIO – Wednesday on GMSA, Mike Osterhage broke the news that he’s home on self-quarantine after his son came into contact with someone who tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Mike said that his son returned home from spring break and found out a person he was on vacation with fell ill and then tested positive for the virus. Money Monday: 5 things to do during a market correctionOut of an abundance of caution, Mike and his family decided to self-quarantine at home for 14 days. On Wednesday, he stressed the importance of social distancing on SA Live. Watch the video to see his artwork.