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  • Sarah Palin Reveals COVID Diagnosis and 'Bizarre' Symptoms, Urges Others to Continue Wearing Masks

    03/31/2021 9:26:58 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 164 replies
    People ^ | Mar 2021 | Benjamin VanHoose and Tim McGovern
    Sarah Palin has tested positive for COVID-19, and she's urging others to continue taking the pandemic seriously. The former governor of Alaska and 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee-turned-TV personality confirms in a statement to PEOPLE that she contracted the coronavirus as did some of her family members, including 12-year-old son Trig. Of her diagnosis, Palin explains that it began when "one of my daughters awoke to having lost her sense of taste and smell [and] immediately had a positive COVID test, then was quarantined in isolation. "I then observed symptoms in my son Trig, who curiously is the most enthusiastic...
  • Up to 50 Percent of Illegal Immigrants Estimated to Have COVID-19: National Sheriff’s Association

    03/18/2021 1:06:52 PM PDT · by bitt · 44 replies
    theepochtimes ^ | 3/17/2021 | samuel allegri
    As concerns over the surge of illegal immigrants crossing the southern border grows, the National Sheriffs Association is calling on the Biden administration to secure the border and protect Americans. Among the dangers that come along with the thousands of illegal border crossings that occur every month, which include human trafficking, drug smuggling, potential terrorism, death at the hands of coyotes, bandits, and harsh weather, significantly complicating the challenges border patrol and law enforcement face is the COVID-19 pandemic, the association said in a draft border security resolution set for a vote at a meeting in Arizona in June, according...
  • House Minority Leader: 10 Percent of Illegal Immigrants Are Testing Positive for CCP Virus Before Release

    03/15/2021 5:01:50 PM PDT · by Yong · 10 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | March 15, 2021 | Masooma Haq
    House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) told reporters at a press briefing from the southern border on Monday that the doctors at the Mexico–Texas border told him that 10 percent of illegal immigrants are testing positive for the CCP virus, after which they are released into surrounding communities.
  • 108 illegal immigrants in Texas who tested positive for COVID reportedly released

    03/03/2021 7:40:22 PM PST · by bitt · 21 replies
    nypost ^ | 3/3/2021 | Mark Moore
    More than 100 illegal immigrants who tested positive for the coronavirus — after their arrival in Texas ​​since late January — have been released by the Border Patrol into the Lone Star State ​and are free to travel to other parts of the US, according to reports. Felipe Romero, a spokesman for the border city of Brownsville, told Fox News that they are telling the migrants who tested positive to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to quarantine and maintain social distance, but that Brownsville doesn’t have the authority to stop them from traveling to the rest of...
  • 108 Illegal Immigrants Released by Border Patrol in Texas Tested Positive for COVID-19: Officials

    03/03/2021 9:19:42 AM PST · by gattaca · 21 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | March 3, 2021 | JACK PHILLIPS
    More than 100 illegal immigrants released into Texas by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection have tested positive for the CCP virus, or the virus that causes COVID-19, since late January, officials said. Felipe Romero, a spokesperson for Brownsville, Texas, told Fox News that 108 migrants tested positive for the CCP virus since Jan. 25—when rapid testing for the virus began. That represents about 6.3 percent of the total undocumented migrants who were rapid-tested in Brownsville’s bus station, the official said. The Epoch Times has reached out to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the agency that oversees the Border...
  • Country music superstar Trisha Yearwood tests positive for COVID-19

    02/24/2021 11:23:01 PM PST · by L.A.Justice · 23 replies
    WKRN Television News ^ | February 24, 2021 | Staff
    <p>NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Country music singer Trisha Yearwood as contracted COVID-19, according to a press release.</p><p>Yearwood and husband Garth Brooks were quarantining at home after a member of their team recently tested positive for COVID-19. Subsequent tests they’ve had recently revealed Yearwood tested positive, while Brooks remains negative.</p>
  • Biden White House Leaks Health Information About President Trump to New York Times

    02/12/2021 6:12:53 AM PST · by logi_cal869 · 30 replies
    GP ^ | 2/11/2021 | Cristina Laila
    The New York Times rolled out a report citing “four people familiar with Trump’s condition” claiming Trump was way sicker with Covid-19 in October than publicly acknowledged.
  • Vaccinated Congressman Tests Positive for COVID-19

    01/30/2021 3:04:11 PM PST · by xzins · 66 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 30 Jan 22 | Zachary Stieber
    A member of Congress who received a COVID-19 vaccine has tested positive for the disease.Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) tested positive for COVID-19 after receiving two doses of Pfizer’s vaccine.“Congressman Lynch had received the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine and subsequently received a negative COVID-19 test prior to attending President [Joe] Biden’s inauguration,” a spokeswoman told news outlets.The inauguration was nine days before Lynch tested positive.
  • BREAKING: Democratic lawmaker vaccinated for COVID-19 tests positive

    01/30/2021 4:59:52 PM PST · by RandFan · 71 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/30/21 07:54 PM EST | BY JORDAN WILLIAMS
    Rep. Stephen Lynch (D-Mass.) has tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday afternoon after a member of his staff tested positive for the virus. “This afternoon U.S. Representative Stephen F. Lynch received a positive test result for COVID-19 after a staff member in the Congressman's Boston office had tested positive earlier in the week,” Molly Rose Tarpey, a spokesperson for Lynch said in a statement, according to CNN. Tarpey said that Lynch plans to isolate and will vote by proxy over the coming week, the news outlet reported. He remains asymptomatic. Lynch had received a second dose of Pfizer and BioNTech’s...
  • Pa. Representative Mike Reese Dies Of Apparent Brain Aneurysm

    01/02/2021 1:21:29 PM PST · by Alter Kaker · 92 replies
    KDKA ^ | 1/2/2021 | KDKA News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pennsylvania House Representative Mike Reese (R-Westmoreland/Somerset) has died of an apparent brain aneurysm. Reese had recently been re-elected in the November 3 general election as Representative of Pennsylvania’s 59th district, which serves parts of Westmoreland and Somerset counties. He was first elected to the Pa. House of Representatives in 2008, taking office in the 2009-10 legislative session. Reese served as the Pa. House Republican Caucus as caucus secretary during the 2019-20 session and was elected to serve as chairman of the caucus in the 2020-21 session. He died Saturday afternoon at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital with his...
  • Joni Eareckson Tada shares COVID-19 update: 'What COVID meant for evil, Christ meant for good'

    12/25/2020 9:15:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/25/2020 | Ryan Foley
    Just days after testing positive for coronavirus, Joni Eareckson Tada, the founder of a Christian ministry devoted to extending outreach to the disability community, shared an update on her condition, highlighting how “what COVID meant for evil, Christ meant for good.” Tada, the founder of the Joni and Friends ministry, tested positive for coronavirus after experiencing flu-like symptoms, according to a Sunday post on the “Joni and Friends” Facebook page. Tada posted an update to her personal Facebook page Wednesday, indicating that she was in good spirits. “What COVID meant for evil, Christ meant for good,” she declared in a...
  • Newly sworn-in NH House Speaker Dick Hinch dies of COVID-19

    12/10/2020 1:57:26 PM PST · by Steven Scharf · 57 replies
    WCVB ABC 5 Massachusetts ^ | 12/10/2020 | AP
    Newly sworn-in NH House Speaker Dick Hinch dies of COVID-19 Autopsy determines cause of death to be COVID-19 CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire’s House Speaker Dick Hinch died Wednesday, just a week after he was sworn in as leader of the state’s newly Republican-led Legislature. He was 71. An autopsy determined that the cause of Hinch's death was COVID-19. Hinch, of Merrimack, was starting his seventh two-year term in the state House. He previously served as majority leader for the 2016-17 session and as minority leader when Democrats were in control the last two years. His death was announced by...
  • Ellen DeGeneres tests positive for COVID-19

    12/10/2020 10:21:07 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 60 replies
    pagesix ^ | 12/10/2020 | Jessica Bennett
    Ellen DeGeneres has tested positive for COVID-19. The embattled talk show host, 62, shared the news Thursday via Twitter. “Fortunately, I’m feeling fine right now,” she wrote. “Anyone who has been in close contact with me has been notified, and I am following all proper guidelines. I’ll see you all again after the holidays. Please stay healthy and safe. Love, Ellen.” The reveal comes one day after BuzzFeed’s latest exposé on the host and her daytime series, which has reportedly suffered a dip in ratings, sponsors and support from A-listers following this summer’s accusations of a “toxic” workplace.
  • Trump campaign lawyer Jenna Ellis has tested positive for COVID-19: Report

    12/08/2020 10:44:10 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 102 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 12/08/2020 | Mike Brest
    Another one of President Trump's campaign attorneys has tested positive for COVID-19. Jenna Ellis, one of the faces of the campaign's legal team, tested positive for the coronavirus, Axios reported on Tuesday. The news of her diagnosis came only days after she attended the White House Christmas party on Friday. There is the possibility that her positive test could be the start of many after another potential coronavirus superspreader event. "She had the nerve to show up at the senior staff Christmas party knowing everyone was furious with her for constantly stirring Trump up with nonsense," a senior administration official...
  • Trump tweets Rudy Giuliani has tested positive for COVID-19

    12/06/2020 12:46:38 PM PST · by conservative98 · 120 replies
    NY Post ^ | December 6, 2020 | 3:34pm | Mark Moore
    President Trump’s lawyer and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, who has been pressing the case that the 2020 election was rife with fraud, has the coronavirus, Trump tweeted on Sunday. “@RudyGiuliani, by far the greatest mayor in the history of NYC, and who has been working tirelessly exposing the most corrupt election (by far!) in the history of the USA, has tested positive for the China Virus. Get better soon Rudy, we will carry on!!!,” the president posted.
  • Fox News co-host Juan Williams tests positive for COVID-19

    12/04/2020 6:28:21 AM PST · by marcusmaximus · 79 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/3/2020 | CELINE CASTRONUOVO
    Juan Williams, co-host of the Fox News afternoon talk show “The Five,” has tested positive for COVID-19, the television personality confirmed with The Hill. Williams, who is also a columnist at The Hill, said he was informed that he had tested positive Thursday after a routine Monday weekly test at Fox News’s New York headquarters. Upon receiving the news, he took another test, which confirmed he was carrying the virus. The 66-year-old added that he is experiencing “flu-like symptoms,” including chills and headaches. He added that he was taken from New York to Washington, D.C., where he is staying at...
  • Breaking — Pennsylvania GOP Senator Mastriano abruptly leaves meeting with President Trump after being diagnosed with Covid…

    11/29/2020 6:12:40 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 77 replies
    BREAKING – Pennsylvania GOP Senator @SenMastriano abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Trump after being informed he had tested positive for #COVID19 (AP) — 🚨 (@disclosetv) November 29, 2020Breaking – Pennsylvania GOP Senator Mastriano abruptly left a West Wing meeting with President Trump this evening after being informed he had tested positive for Covid.
  • Top White House aide Stephen Miller tests positive for Covid-19

    10/06/2020 4:05:34 PM PDT · by Coronal · 55 replies
    Local News 8 ^ | October 6, 2020
    Stephen Miller, a top aide to President Donald Trump, has tested positive for coronavirus, per a source close to him. Miller is the latest official caught up in an outbreak at the White House that has seen at least 10 others test positive.
  • Eleven Secret Service Agents Test Positive For COVID-19 And Fears Of It Spreading Through The White House Are Mounting

    05/10/2020 5:37:38 AM PDT · by blam · 69 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5-10-2020 | Sophia Ankel
    Eleven members of the US Secret Service have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Thursday evening, according to Yahoo News. Documents from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) seen by Yahoo News, revealed that the agency has 11 active coronavirus cases and an additional 60 employees who are reportedly self-quarantining. On top of this, another 23 members have already recovered from COVID-19, the diseases caused by the coronavirus. It is not known whether the employees who tested positive for the coronavirus worked at the White House or if they had recent close contact with President Donald Trump or Vice...
  • In four U.S. state prisons, nearly 3,300 inmates test positive for coronavirus -- 96% without symptoms

    05/01/2020 10:41:51 AM PDT · by sickoflibs · 27 replies
    reuters ^ | April 25, 2020 | Linda So, Grant Smith
    “We weren’t always able to pinpoint where all the cases were coming from,” said Annette Chambers-Smith, director of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction. As the virus spread, they began mass testing. They started with the Marion Correctional Institution, which houses 2,500 prisoners in north central Ohio, many of them older with pre-existing health conditions. After testing 2,300 inmates for the coronavirus, they were shocked. Of the 2,028 who tested positive, close to 95% had no symptoms. “It was very surprising,” said Chambers-Smith, who oversees the state’s 28 correctional facilities. As mass coronavirus testing expands in prisons, large numbers...