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Texas storm victims are facing a now-familiar battle: Covid

Texas storm victims are facing a now-familiar battle: Covid

While most Texans had more than enough to worry about in last week’s icy storm that led to power outages and water problems, some, like Tania Delacruz, had an added woe: Covid-19. For Delacruz, it started with body aches before the storm. Then, on the coldest night in south Texas, Delacruz’ oxygen levels dropped as…MORE

5 questions answered about Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

5 questions answered about Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine

The US is one step closer to having a third Covid-19 vaccine and it can’t come soon enough. With people clamoring for a shot, it was welcome news that the US Food and Drug Administration’s analysis Johnson & Johnson’s trial data showed its vaccine is safe and effective. Here’s what that could mean for you.…MORE

Australia passes new law requiring Facebook and Google to pay for news

Australia passes new law requiring Facebook and Google to pay for news

Australia has passed a new law that will force tech companies to pay publishers for news content, setting the stage for potential, similar action in other countries. The new code, which the Australian parliament approved Thursday, “will ensure that news media businesses are fairly remunerated for the content they generate,” Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said…MORE