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Articles from the February 5, 2022 edition

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  • Isn't it Time to Stop Looking at Covid Case Numbers, Dr. Ferrer?

    Alyssa Erdley, News with Attitude|Feb 5, 2022

    February 4, 2022 - The Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes Covid-19 first appeared in Los Angeles County in early December. As of late January, it comprises 99.9% of sequences sampled. This variant has proven to be at least an order of magnitude less deadly than the previous variant that caused last winter's surge. In a comparison of the same six weeks between December 8 and January 18, there were 10 times fewer deaths this winter. The overall death rate - for the unvaccinated -...

  • In a Show of Support For Doge Coin and Elon Musk, Santa Monica Pier Displays Doge Coin Meme

    Stan Greene, Observer Staff Writer|Feb 5, 2022

    Elon Musk would be proud. In a show of support to send the crypto currency "to the Moon," the Santa Monica Pier will display the Shiba Inu dog that represents Dogecoin in lights on the Ferris Wheel. The Ferris wheel is part of Pacific Park, the amusement park on the Santa Monica pier. The Pier is 111 years old, and is a symbol of Los Angeles and of Santa Monica. Doge is an Internet meme that became popular in 2013. The meme typically consists of a picture of a Shiba Inu dog accompanied by...