In Case You Missed It
☕️ Starbucks is facing a shortage of cups, cup stoppers, cake pops and syrup as people stream back into stores.
🍺 A man was fired for going to a pub after he called in sick. He sued for wrongful termination and won. There is no law against drinking for medicinal purposes in the U.K.
🇳🇿 Auckland, New Zealand has been ranked as the world’s most livable city based on stability, health care, culture, environment, education and infrastructure. No U.S. cities made the list.
📦 UPS is looking into same-day delivery options.
🌲 Over 100 academics, experts and public figures have signed a letter asking the royal family to “rewild their lands” as a commitment to the environment. But they need that to be photographed looking posh in tweed!
🗣 Coronavirus Update: Total confirmed global cases as of 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday: 174,243,152 — Total deaths: 3,753,490 — Total vaccine doses administered: 2,208,407,256
- Parisians can now dine indoors with new restrictions being lifted.
- New research shows that the Wuhan market has over 47,000 live animals for sale from 38 species. If true, it’s a wonder it’s taken this long for an infectious disease to come out of there.
- The U.S. will donate 500 million Covid vaccines to lower-income countries over the next year.
- India reported the highest single-day death toll from Covid on Thursday of over 6,000 people.