COVID 19 Tech

Omicron wave was brutal on kids; hospitalization rates 4X higher than delta’s

Enlarge / Boston Medical Center Child Life Specialist Karlie Bittrich sees to a baby while in a pediatrics tent set up outside of Boston Medical Center in Boston on April 29, 2020. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Despite being widely seen as mild, the omicron coronavirus variant has been brutal on children and adolescents—particularly babies […]


IDIOT OF THE MONTH: The usual suspects are back at it

Welcome to Deadspin’s FOOL OF THE MONTH , the most electrifying ceremony in sports media. Following up on the particular hotly contested 2021 IDIOT OF THE YEAR awards, we have for you today, well, many of the same ninnies and twits who appeared on that vaunted list . The calendar year, it turns out, is […]


IDIOT OF THE YEAR #9: Ted Cruz, captain of the anti-vax Dream Team

Where does one even begin to talk about Ted Cruz? He’s a politician through and through in the worst sense of the word, a deeply cynical man who not only thinks he’s smarter than everyone else, but that everyone else is too dumb to see through his oily facade. Ted Cruz is an older and […]


No jab, no job: Google will fire unvaccinated employees

Enlarge / People walk out of a Google office building in Taipei, Taiwan, on January 29, 2021. (credit: Ceng Shou Yi/NurPhoto) Google is giving employees until January 18 to prove that they’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19 or apply for an exemption, according to a report from CNBC. News of the requirement broke late Tuesday, but […]

COVID 19 Tech

9 Minnesota hospital systems plead for people to take COVID seriously

Enlarge / A man prays at the bedside of his wife, who is intubated and remains critically-ill after a COVID infection in the South Seven Intensive Care Unit Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2021 at North Memorial Health Hospital in Robbinsdale, Minn. (credit: Getty | Aaron Lavinsky) Nine Minnesota hospital systems published a joint letter Sunday saying […]

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Moderna plans omicron booster for March as Biden unveils winter COVID plan

Enlarge / US President Joe Biden at the White House on December 01, 2021, in Washington, DC. (credit: Getty | Anna Moneymaker ) President Joe Biden will announce plans today to increase protections against COVID-19 this winter as the delta coronavirus variant continues to ravage the country and the worrisome omicron variant looms. Biden will […]

COVID 19 Entertainment

Miles Teller FINALLY Addresses Vaccination Status After Taylor Swift Music Video

Miles Teller now knows all too well what it means to anger the Swifties. The actor appeared in Taylor Swift ’s new music video for her Red (Taylor’s Version) “ From the Vault” track I Bet You Think About Me , which debuted on Monday. Shortly after, fans became riled up when they caught wind […]

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White House hails vaccine mandates as number of unvaccinated drops 40%

Enlarge / FLORIDA, 11/09/2021: A boy gives a nurse a high-five before receiving a shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination site for children aged 5 to 11. (credit: Getty | SOPA images) The White House touted the success of COVID-19 vaccine mandates Wednesday as more of the country’s unvaccinated are rolling up […]

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Lisa Rinna’s Daughter Delilah Hamlin Makes Shocking COVID Vaccine Claims & Admits She Accidentally Overdosed On Prescription Meds

Lisa Rinna‘s daughter is opening up about her recent health struggles and why, as she terms it, she’s been “MIA” on social media lately. Delilah Belle Hamlin posted an emotional 30-minute long video to her Instagram page on Tuesday. In it, the 23-year-old spoke directly to the camera about her health, and why she believes that […]