close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for February 23 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Millions of Texans are grappling with boil water notices and other water-related issues Tuesday as the state is still reeling from last week’s deadly blast of wintry weather. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality at one point Monday estimated that 8.7 million residents were under notices to boil their water before consumption – but that figure has fallen as of Tuesday as major cities such as San Antonio and Austin began lifting their warnings. "As of 6 a.m. CT Tuesday, more than 1,300 public water systems have reported disruptions in service due to the weather, many of them leading to Boil Water Notices," Gary Rasp, a spokesperson for the agency, told Fox News. "This is affecting more than 7.9 million people, in 204 Texas counties." Volunteers load vehicles with food and water at a … [Read more...] about Millions in Texas facing water issues as state still reeling from effects of deadly winter storm
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Gym users should wear masks when exercising, even if they are more than 6 feet apart, and the facilities need to improve ventilation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended. The CDC cited multiple outbreaks at gyms in Chicago and Honolulu tied to inadequate mask wearing, lack of physical distancing and poor ventilation, even when the facilities were open with limited capacity. The findings in both cases highlight the risk of working out indoors with other people, and emphasize the need for gyms to follow rigorous COVID-19 prevention protocols. ADVERTISEMENT In Chicago, 55 of the 81 people who attended high-intensity classes at a gym between Aug. 24 and Sept. 1 tested positive for COVID-19. The classes were held at 25 percent capacity, and people brought their own weights and mats. Mask use, temperature checks and symptom screenings were required on entry, but patrons were allowed to remove masks during exercise. Among the people who … [Read more...] about CDC urges masks, better ventilation in gyms
As the United States races to get its citizens vaccinated, there is a parallel vaccine marathon going on in the world in which nations are bartering, trading, giving away and using vaccine doses for more than just public health. The COVID-19 vaccine is the new highly sought-after currency used in exchange for people or things, like a modern day version of trading beads. According to the New York Times , Israel has agreed to finance an undisclosed number of coronavirus vaccines for its enemy Syria, using Russia as a third party cut-out. Under the reported deal, Israel will pay Moscow to send Russian-made Sputnik vaccines to the regime of Bashar al-Assad of Syria in return for the release of a 23-year-old Israeli woman detained since Feb. 2 for entering Syria. ADVERTISEMENT Inevitably, goods of high value get sold, traded and bartered especially in desperate times when everyone needs the same thing and supplies are limited. Think about it: For more than 100 years, oil has … [Read more...] about Is vaccine diplomacy the new ‘soft diplomacy’?