The lambda variant shows COVID-19 vaccine resistance in lab, new research paper says

The lambda variant of the coronavirus may be highly infectious and more resistant to COVID-19 vaccines than the original variant of the coronavirus, Reuters reports. Can lambda variant evade vaccines? A new study — published online through bioRxiv but has not been peer reviewed — found that the lambda variant has three mutations to the spike protein that help it resist antibodies created…

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FOLLOWUP: Roxbury shooting victim reported to have been rapper Gonzoe

The man shot and killed at 28th/Roxbury Thursday night is reported to have been 45-year-old Ronald Moore, best known as the veteran rapper Gonzoe, There is still no official confirmation of this – the King County Medical Examiner’s Office has not released the victim’s ID yet – but we have confirmed that Gonzoe lived in West Seattle. Word of his death…

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Senate’s $550B Infrastructure Bill Inches Forward

Senators hammered out the details of the $550 billion infrastructure bill and voted to advance it to the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday night. Although the full text of the bill, dubbed the “American Jobs Plan,” has not been released yet, the package calls for $110 billion for roads, bridges and infrastructure projects, $40 billion for bridge repairs and…

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Los CDC instan a las personas vacunadas a que se cubran con máscara en lugares con alta transmisión del virus

  Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades revisaron su guía sobre el uso de máscaras el martes. En una inversión de su posición anterior, la agencia ahora recomienda que algunas personas completamente vacunadas usen máscaras en el interior si viven en áreas con una propagación significativa o alta. Actualmente, gran parte del…

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