California will ban new combustion-engine vehicles starting in 2035

California will ban new combustion-engine vehicles starting in 2035

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed an ambitious executive order Wednesday that would ban the sale of new combustion-engine vehicles in the state starting in 2035, the Desert Sun reports.

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Google Maps adds an overlay of COVID-19 case trends

Google Maps adds an overlay of COVID-19 case trends

Google Maps will soon include information on COVID-19 spread in states, counties, and some cities. Toggling on the “COVID” layer in the app will show the seven-day average number of confirmed cases in each area per 100,000 people.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/23/21452661/google-maps-overlay-covid-transmission-risk-trends

Black Widow delayed to 2021, pushing back The Eternals and other Marvel movies

Black Widow delayed to 2021, pushing back The Eternals and other Marvel movies

In a predictable fashion, Disney is delaying Black Widow to 2021 as the company continues to navigate the current theatrical landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic. This marks the first time since 2009 that a Marvel Cinematic Universe movie hasn’t been released in a calendar year.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/23/21437889/black-widow-delayed-release-date-marvel-cinematic-universe-disney-streaming-mulan

What COVID-19 Reinfection Means for Vaccines

What COVID-19 Reinfection Means for Vaccines

This strengthens earlier reports that have surfaced periodically throughout the pandemic. Most were in China and South Korea, and some in the U.S. None of these were ever verified in laboratory, leaving open the possibility that false positives or negatives had simply confounded test results.

Continue Reading . . . https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-covid-19-reinfection-means-for-vaccines/