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One chart shows how well vaccines and boosters protect against severe Omicron compared to Delta

Jolanta Gawlik, left, gives Juliana Cepeda the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in New York.Mark Lennihan/AP Photo Booster shots appear to be at least 90% effective against hospitalization for Delta and Omicron. But Omicron poses a greater challenge to vaccine protection, according to two new CDC studies. Omicron increased the odds that vaccinated or boosted people would get infected relative to Delta. COVID-19 booster shots were effective at preventing hospitalization and death before Omicron started...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Delta, Oakland California, New York Mark Lennihan, Juan Perez, Carlos Ramirez, Omicron, Aria Bendix, Coronavirus, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, Hospitalizations


2 charts show how Omicron symptoms differ from Delta and past coronavirus variants

Girl takes test after getting COVID-19 symptoms on January 4.Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group/Long Beach Press-Telegram/Getty Images Sore throats and runny noses are increasingly common in vaccinated people with Omicron. But Omicron patients report fewer instances of fever, cough, and loss of taste or smell. The charts below show which Omicron symptoms are most common, and how they compare to prior variants. Almost as soon as Omicron started spreading, doctors noticed slight differences in the...
Tags: Hong Kong, UK, Science, News, San Francisco, Trends, Connecticut, Delta, Symptoms, Oakland California, Moreno, Yale School of Medicine, Juan Perez, Brandenburg Germany, Jorge Moreno, Carlos Ramirez


Omicron infections often start with a scratchy throat, doctors say — evidence of the changing nature of COVID-19 symptoms

Dr. Carlos Ramirez conducts an examination on Juan Perez, 50, in Oakland, California, on May 12, 2020.Jessica Christian/The San Francisco Chronicle/Getty Images Sore throat appears to be a common, early symptom of an Omicron infection. Patients in South Africa, the UK, and the US reported scratchy throats prior to other symptoms. Omicron could infect the throat before the nose, unlike other variants, some experts say. At the end of December, Dr. Jorge Moreno and his colleagues were monitoring...
Tags: UK, Science, London, News, US, San Francisco, Trends, South Africa, Connecticut, Delta, Norway, Symptoms, University College London, Oakland California, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Moreno


Long Beach nonprofit helps rural poor in Guatemala after coronavirus shutdowns

Maria Juarez cried when she heard the news. Her family of five — in the rural, western Guatemalan village of Aldea Miramar — would receive a month’s supply of rice, beans, cornmeal, pasta, soup, cooking oil and soap from Xela AID, a nonprofit based in Long Beach, known stateside as Local Hope. “It’s a blessing from God,” Juarez told Ilsy Lopez, one of the organization’s volunteers, over a spotty phone line in Mam, her native language. “We won’t starve.” When the country’s largely agricultural ec...
Tags: News, California, Mexico, Sport, Soccer, United States, Tennessee, United Nations, Long Beach, World Health Organization, World Bank, Guatemala, Orange County, Pacific Ocean, Reuters, Huntington Beach


Long Beach nonprofit to help rural poor in Guatemala after coronavirus shutdown

Maria Juarez cried when she heard the news. Her family of five — in the rural, western Guatemalan village of Aldea Miramar — would receive a month’s supply of rice, beans, cornmeal, pasta, soup, cooking oil and soap from Xela AID, a nonprofit based in Long Beach, known stateside as Local Hope. “It’s a blessing from God,” Juarez told Ilsy Lopez, one of the organization’s volunteers, over a spotty phone line in Mam, her native language. “We won’t starve.” When the country’s largely agricultural ec...
Tags: News, California, Mexico, Sport, Soccer, United States, Tennessee, United Nations, Long Beach, World Health Organization, World Bank, Guatemala, Orange County, Pacific Ocean, Reuters, Huntington Beach


Coronavirus shutdowns leave the rural poor in Guatemala without food. So this Long Beach nonprofit is filling the gap.

Maria Juarez cried when she heard the news. Her family of five — in the rural, western Guatemalan village of Aldea Miramar — would receive a month’s supply of rice, beans, cornmeal, pasta, soup, cooking oil and soap from Xela AID, a nonprofit based in Long Beach, known stateside as Local Hope. “It’s a blessing from God,” Juarez told Ilsy Lopez, one of the organization’s volunteers, over a spotty phone line in Mam, her native language. “We won’t starve.” When the country’s largely agricultural ec...
Tags: News, California, Mexico, Sport, Soccer, United States, Tennessee, United Nations, Long Beach, World Health Organization, World Bank, Guatemala, Local News, Orange County, Pacific Ocean, Reuters


CIF-SS high school football scores, Friday, Oct. 19

Carson defenders led by Avirex Aupiu stand over Banning QB Jake Otto after a sack.Banning vs Carson Marine League football game at El Camino College Friday October 19, 2018. (Photo by Robert Casillas,Contributing Photographer) Carson RB Jokori Moe dives for extra yardage near goal line. Banning vs Carson Marine League football game at El Camino College Friday October 19, 2018. (Photo by Robert Casillas,Contributing Photographer) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Carson RB...
Tags: High School Football, High School Sports, Sports


LA Varsity photos: The fun, fans and great plays of Week 9 of high school football

Images of fans, stadiums and action from the first Week 9 of high school football around Los Angeles County, Thursday and Friday, Oct. 18-19. Carson defenders stand over Banning QB Jake Otto after a sack.Banning vs Carson Marine League football game at El Camino College Friday October 19, 2018. (Photo by Robert Casillas,Contributing Photographer) Carson RB Jokori Moe dives for extra yardage near goal line. Banning vs Carson Marine League football game at El Camino College Friday October 19...
Tags: Sports, Sport, Soccer, Arcadia, High School Sports, Los Angeles County, Carson, Muir, Johnny Williams, San Fernando Valley, El Camino College, Calabasas, Anthony Martinez, Nick Moore, Jairus, Brian Love


A former Tesla safety director claims he was fired after he raised concerns about unreported workplace injuries (TSLA)

A former Tesla safety director alleges that he was fired for raising concerns about workplace safety conditions and misreported workplace injuries, Jalopnik first reported. He alleges that after bringing these concerns to the company's attention, he was threatened and eventually fired over false accusations of bullying. A Tesla representative told Business Insider that Ramirez was fired for harassing employees and using inappropriate language. A former Tesla safety director alleges that he w...
Tags: Elon Musk, California, Trends, Tesla, TSLA, Jalopnik, Ramirez, Fremont California, Center for Investigative Reporting, Carlos Ramirez


Former Tesla Safety Director Sues Over Termination

An increasingly murky legal battle has pitted one-time Tesla safety director Carlos Ramirez against his former employer. In his lawsuit against the automaker, Ramirez claims he was terminated after exposing improper logging of workplace injuries, lending weight to a report published by Reveal earlier this year. Tesla says Ramirez’s firing had nothing to do with […] The post Former Tesla Safety Director Sues Over Termination appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lawsuit, Tesla, Autos, Law And Order, Ramirez, News Blog, Carlos Ramirez


Food and beverage company Powerful rakes in $4 mln

Miami-based Powerful, a maker of all-natural, high-protein foods and beverages, has raised a total of $4 million in funding. River Hollow Partners was the lead investor. PRESS RELEASE MIAMI (Nov. 7, 2017) – Powerful, a pioneer food and beverage company offering all-natural, high-protein products for active lifestyles, has raised a total of $4 million dollars in Series B and ABL funding as it expands into additional product categories and continues its impressive growth in the burgeoning market o...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Miami, Ramirez, ABL, Gerber, PE Deals, Trade Finance, Susan Quinn, River Hollow Partners, Gerber Finance, New York City Powerful, Carlos Ramirez, Charlie Baynes Reid, Powerful Oatmeal, Walmart Target Stop n ' Shop Shoprite Giant