The Egalitarian

THE DARK SIDE OF COVID-19: CONTAMINATED TEST KITS, FAULTY MASKS, FALSE POSITIVES, AND FEARS….

Latarsha Ellis

July 8, 2020

Introduction For months now, experts and people all around the world have been baffled with the same questions? What are the coronavirus symptoms and treatments? How does it spread and who is at risk? How can I protect myself? Although stay-at-home orders are in place, we’ve practiced social distanci...

Barack Obama will headline televised prime-time commencement for Class of 2020

This Dec. 13, 2019 file photo shows former President Barack Obama speaking at the Gathering of Rising Leaders in the Asia Pacific, organized by the Obama Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Obama will deliver a televised prime-time commencement address for the Class of 2020 during an hour-long event that will also feature LeBron James, Malala Yousafzai and Ben Platt, among others. ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC will simultaneously air the special May 16 at 8 p.m. Eastern, along with more than 20 other broadcast and digital streaming partners, according to the announcement Tuesday from organizers. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)

May 5, 2020

NEW YORK — Former President Barack Obama will deliver a televised prime-time commencement address for the high school Class of 2020 during an hour-long event that will also feature LeBron James, Malala Yousafzai and Ben Platt, among others. ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC will simultaneously air the special...

Oprah to headline Facebook and Instagram graduation event

Oprah to headline Facebook and Instagram graduation event

Liviala Lee, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

As we all know, due to the pandemic alot of events including graduations for this year has been cancelled.  Students of many schools, including the Houston Community College is unsure of how graduation will take place.  We are still waiting on advisory reports from officials from the school to confirm...

Houston Livestock and Rodeo will be shut down

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has been canceled halfway through its run as a precaustion against COVID-19, Houston and Harris County officials said.

The Associated Press

March 11, 2020

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, which draws hundreds of thousands of visitors, will be canceled about halfway through its run as a precaution against the new coronavirus, city and county officials said Wednesday. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Linda Hidalgo said they...

WHO declares virus crisis a pandemic, urges world to fight

Peruvian passengers wearing protective masks wait at Adolfo Suarez-Barajas international airport on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Spanish authorities closed schools and halted direct flights to and from Italy. Italy is the country with most coronavirus cases in Europe, and Spain this week reported a sharp increase in cases. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia.

JAMEY KEATEN, MARIA CHENG and JOHN LEICESTER, Associated Press

March 11, 2020

GENEVA — Expressing alarm both about mounting infections and inadequate government responses, the World Health Organization declared Wednesday that the global coronavirus crisis is now a pandemic but added that it's not too late for countries to act. By reversing course and using the charged word...

San Antonio – CDC planned to drop quarantined cruise passengers outside The Cheesecake Factory

Zeba Kurji

March 9, 2020

Federal health officials planned to drop off some cruise ship passengers at a shopping mall after their release from a two-week quarantine at a Texas air base, one of several reasons the city declared a public health emergency over the new coronavirus, a city spokeswoman said Tuesday. The city fil...

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