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How I cope after losing my sense of smell to COVID
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How I cope after losing my sense of smell to COVID

Two and a half years ago, my nose stopped working. That’s when I realized how often smell comes up in daily conversation: “That Uber smelled weird,” or “that woman was wearing way too much perfume,” or “someone’s definitely smoking weed nearby.” I have anosmia, a symptom of long COVID. I caught the virus early in...

Hollywood COVID Protocols Extended as Studios and Unions Negotiate
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Hollywood COVID Protocols Extended as Studios and Unions Negotiate

The entertainment industry’s COVID protocols will stay in place for now, as the unions announced an extension on Friday night. The protocols, which have been in place for two years, were set to expire on Friday night. The industry unions — including SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and the Directors Guild of America — have been negotiating an...

In Unhinged Video, CEO Who Told Staff to Work Through Hurricane Also Scorned COVID Concerns
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In Unhinged Video, CEO Who Told Staff to Work Through Hurricane Also Scorned COVID Concerns

Years before she told employees bring their families to the office so they could keep working during a hurricane, CEO of PostcardMania Joy Gendusa was shockingly scornful of employees’ fears of COVID-19. (Screenshot from virtual PostcardMania staff meeting) The same CEO in Florida who downplayed Hurricane Ian and told employees to bring their families and pets to...

Covid Fraud Hits $45.6 Billion
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Covid Fraud Hits $45.6 Billion

The Labor Department’s Inspector General has updated its estimates of fraud in pandemic-era unemployment benefits, and it’s hard to know what’s worse: the shoddy systems that allowed crooks to bilk taxpayers, or the Biden Administration’s refusal to do anything about it. The IG first alerted Labor to the scope of the problem with reports in...

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Covid Boosters

Who should get a Covid booster, and when? We answer the big questions.#Covid #Boosters Source link

California enjoys ‘good COVID weather,’ but winter could bring surprises
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California enjoys ‘good COVID weather,’ but winter could bring surprises

California is entering the fall with coronavirus in retreat. Cases have fallen significantly from the height of the Omicron wave this spring and summer, and that has allowed government officials to ease both mask rules and recommendations. But health experts are warning these conditions could change as the weather cools, people head indoors and new...