Tampon Tuesday Fundraiser

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Now this is a welcome novel idea!!

Would you like Pfizer with that? A look at the GTA’s first drive-thru COVID vaccination clinic, opening Monday at Canada’s Wonderland | The Star

The site in Vaughan, opening Monday, could ramp up to 1,600 shots a day.
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/gta/2021/03/25/would-you-like-pfizer-with-that-a-look-at-the-gtas-first-drive-thru-covid-vaccination-clinic-opening-monday-at-canadas-wonderland.html

So where is Thunder Bay in this initiative? More cities?

We were going to write about the good, the bad and the ugly of COVID-19 right now. Turns out, it’s all ugly | The Star

Ontario isn’t vaccinating against COVID-19 fast enough to prevent the need for restrictive public health measures in the coming weeks as variants of c…
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/gta/2021/03/23/we-were-going-to-write-about-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly-of-covid-19-right-now-turns-out-its-all-ugly.html

It took two days to get through to the provincial government’s vaccination registry, to actually talk to a real person for persons over 75. Now I’m waiting for a call from the local vaccination centre to get my date and time slot. The city has been overrun with calls about the dismal experience in registering. Pharmacies are similarly frustrated in getting vaccines.

New study shows microplastics turn into ‘hubs’ for pathogens, antibiotic-resistant bacteria

New study shows microplastics turn into ‘hubs’ for pathogens, antibiotic-resistant bacteria
— Read on phys.org/news/2021-03-microplastics-hubs-pathogens-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria.html

Yet another argument to keep clothes longer or, better, to not wear them at all weather permitting. Nude body acceptance could finally become the norm.

Amazon’s Brampton warehouse ordered to shutter over COVID-19 outbreak | The Star

Some 617 of the 5,000 employees at Amazon’s Brampton warehouse have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic — with 240 in the las…
— Read on www.thestar.com/news/gta/2021/03/12/amazons-brampton-warehouse-ordered-to-shutter-over-covid-19-outbreak.html

This is very disturbing. But very interesting sociologically.

Officers maced, trampled: Docs expose depth of Jan. 6 chaos

Two firefighters loaned to Washington for the day were the only medics on the Capitol steps Jan. 6, trying to triage injured officers as they watched the angry mob swell and attack police working…
— Read on apnews.com/article/docs-expose-depth-january-6-capitol-siege-chaos-fd3204574c11e453be8fb4e3c81258c3

Thanks Donald. Thanks a lot.