A man who tested positive for Covid disguised himself as his wife, who had tested negative, in order to board a flight. It didn’t work out for him like it worked for Bugs Bunny.
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🌮 Taco Bell is facing major ingredient shortages.
🔥 The devastating West Coast wildfires have moved into Nevada.
Coronavirus Update: 😷 Total confirmed global cases as of 11:30 a.m. ET on Wednesday: 191,616,541 — Total deaths: 4,121,712 — Total vaccine doses administered: 3,921,016,833
- Covid cases in Tokyo hit a six-month high as the Olympic Games kick off.
- France has rolled out a Covid pass, requiring anyone who wants to enter any public space to show proof of vaccine or a recent negative test. This includes theaters, restaurants, museums and even the Eiffel Tower.
- US life expectancy fell by 1.5 years in 2020, the steepest drop since World War II, thanks in large part to the coronavirus.
- The beta variant is causing new concerns in Europe.