On February 16th, a disastrous snowstorm fell over Texas sending Texans into an ongoing power blackout. Civilians are freezing in some of their cold front conditions, and they hope to have the power equipment operating as soon as possible.
Amidst the chaos of the ongoing pandemic, a successful military coup in Myanmar took place on February 1st. President Aung San Suu Kyi, who had recently won the 2020 election, was arrested, along with other related government officials, by military personnel.
The world has been afflicted with the COVID-19 pandemic on varying degrees, but all nonetheless have put us all in great fear of our health and safety. We’ve all responded differently in terms of actions taken to prevent the sickness from seeping too deep into our societies, others have been stricken, with danger of the virus being around every corner. While everyone is malcontent with the pandemic, others are utterly outraged with the given circumstances, more specifically, the Dutch have rebelled against the in-place curfew the Prime Minister has put in place in order to combat the pandemic in the later hours of the night.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in on January 20th, 2021 as the President and Vice President of the United States of America. After many roadblocks leading up to, during, and after the election, Biden is now the official President of the United States of America.
With vaccines for COVID-19 being administered to the public all over the world, Europe has faced a massive roadblock that is beginning to spread to other countries. England went into lockdown on January 5th, 2021 when discoveries of a new, mutated strain of Covid-19 were found in Europe. The mutated strain is more contagious than the original strain of Coronavirus and is due to a difference in the S “spike” Protein.
Coney Barrett: Best Choice or Last Minute Shoe-In?
The death of longtime Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg rocked the boat of a nation already sailing through stormy weather. However, further upsetting the tides was President Donald Trump’s announcement of his choice for justice to occupy her vacant seat.
As the general public, we seem to have received false hope when it comes to any Covid-19 vaccination or treatment. But scientists and researchers are tirelessly trying to find a cure. Recently, two of these studies shut down due to safety concerns. What does this mean for the search for the vaccine?