Utah political community responds after SL Co. GOP controversy, resignation (Fox 13) – “We had our party chair who was enabling someone to take advantage of women in powerless situations where they were called terrible names and manipulated,” Aimee Winder Newton said in a video. “I stood up for them last fall and paid a heavy price for the last six months I’ve been harassed and bullied as well.”
What the Covid-19 war was really like in Trump’s White House (CNN) – No longer working under the Trump administration, six leading US health officials now reveal to CNN the real challenges they faced during the nation’s fight against Covid-19 over the past year: death threats, mixed messages and in some cases, being kept from sharing information with national audiences.
Luck is essential for any successful coronavirus variant, study shows (Medical Xpress) – There are a lot of narrow windows and a lot of high hurdles, and the likelihood that a new variant will clear all of those obstacles is actually pretty slim, the researchers concluded. And that should offer humans a bit of hope. But then there’s reality: At least five new “variants of concern” have apparently overcome these forbidding odds in the span of about six months.