Weekly Roundup for December 30, 2022 – County of Sonoma

Published: December 30, 2022En español » A flood watch is in effect in Sonoma County through Saturday evening, where runoff from this week’s rain may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Sonoma County residents should monitor weather forecasts and be alert for possible Flood Warnings. People living in […]

My Mother Just Died of COVID in Wuhan – The Atlantic

She was one of millions left virtually defenseless by China’s sudden abandonment of its failing zero-COVID policy.My mother just died of COVID in Wuhan, China.When I got the news, I was in the United States, thousands of miles and 13 time zones away. It was the end of a tough semester teaching modern Chinese literature […]

Covid-19 is tearing through China – The Economist

AFTER NEARLY three years of self-imposed isolation, China is opening up again. The domestic travel restrictions, mass-testing requirements and draconian lockdowns of the “zero-covid” policy were scrapped in early December. On January 8th China will reopen its borders, too. People arriving from abroad will no longer have to quarantine. More flights into China will be […]

Weekly health report notes 1,678 active COVID-19 cases, 4 new … – Amarillo Globe-News

The Amarillo Department of Public Health (APHD) released its last 2022 weekly totals for influenza and COVID-19, showing decreases over the past week.The health department’s weekly flu report is created by all the local providers who voluntarily report influenza to APHD in Potter and Randall Counties. Previous weekly flu reports can be found on the […]

UVA Health infectious disease expert analyzes holiday COVID-19 wave – NBC 29

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) – Doctors at UVA Health have been preparing for a spike in COVID-19 cases following holiday gatherings, but so far, experts say the levels of transmission are not as high as they were anticipating.Doctor Bill Petri says there are 19 patients in the medical center with COVID as of Friday, with 4 […]

2022 in Review – Governor Jay Inslee

Translate SiteYou are here:2022 was a saga – it began with a deadly surge of COVID-19 activity and the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, dashing decades of hard-fought progress for reproductive freedom. In the face of constant challenges, leaders and communities seized the opportunities of the year.2022 saw important strides […]

UK to require COVID negative tests for arrivals from China – Reuters

[1/2] A passenger stands next to a COVID-19 testing centre sign in the International arrivals area of Terminal 5 in London's Heathrow Airport, Britain, August 2, 2021. REUTERS/Peter NichollsDec 30 (Reuters) – The UK said on Friday that passengers arriving in Britain from China will require a negative COVID-19 test after a surge in infections in […]