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To: locogringo who wrote (751852)10/15/2021 5:51:05 PM
From: D. Long
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This discovery puts the bow on the anamoly of Monte Verde, a housing compound at the tip of South America dated to at least 13,000, possibly 30,000 years ago.

I studied Monte Verde as an anthropology major in the 1990s and it was controversial even then. Did not match the earliest lithic cultures then known in North America, so there was a lot of skepticism that the site really was that old, at the furthest terminus of the Western Hemisphere.

Now it is a yawner.

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To: garrettjax who wrote (751851)10/15/2021 5:56:03 PM
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Geez - and here I thought those Amish kids were acting up again...'s not all innocence with those sister who has worked in a public animal shelter for over 20 years apprised me of the Amish puppy mills in Pa.............says many are run under deplorable conditions.....she rarely will speak ill of anyone.....but goes off on this.

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To: miraje who wrote (751807)10/15/2021 8:27:31 PM
From: Joachim K
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U.S. confirms it will accept Canadian travellers with mixed vaccines

Announcement follows weeks of speculation as new rules kick in Nov. 8

Sophia Harris · CBC News · Posted: Oct 15, 2021 7:24 PM ET

The U.S. says it will recognize travellers with mixed vaccines as fully vaccinated when the country introduces a vaccine requirement for foreign travellers. (Ben Nelms/CBC)
Canadians with mixed vaccines and U.S. travel plans can breathe a sigh of relief tonight.

Following weeks of speculation, the United States confirmed late Friday it will accept mixed vaccines when new rules kick in on Nov. 8 requiring that foreign travellers entering the U.S. be fully vaccinated.

Individuals inoculated with any combination of two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine authorized by U.S. regulators or the World Health Organization will be considered fully vaccinated, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) told CBC News.

WHO-approved vaccines include Moderna, Pfizer, AstraZeneca and its Indian-made counterpart, Covishield. So travellers with any combination of these vaccines will be allowed to enter the U.S.

The CDC does not recognize mixing COVID-19 vaccines but said it updated its guidance to reflect growing global acceptance of the practice.

"While CDC has not recommended mixing types of vaccine in a primary series, we recognize that this is increasingly common in other countries so should be accepted for the interpretation of vaccine records," CDC spokesperson Kristen Nordlund said in an email.

Ingrid and John Whyte of Toronto are set to fly to Florida to spend the winter at a condo they own in Naples, Fla. The snowbirds are relieved to hear the U.S. will accept their mixed vaccines. (Submitted by Ingrid Whyte)
Millions of Canadians have mixed doses of COVID-19 vaccines. When the U.S. recently announced it would impose a vaccination requirement for travellers entering by both land and air, many Canadians with mixed doses worried they might soon be barred from entering the country.

"We felt kind of blindsided," said snowbird, Ingrid Whyte of Toronto. Following Canadian government guidance, she and her husband, John, each got one dose of Covishield and a second dose of Pfizer.

"We did everything that we were supposed to do in terms of getting vaccines," Whyte said.

The couple had booked a flight to Florida for Nov. 17, but cancelled it due to concerns over their mixed vaccines. They're now relieved to hear their vaccine combination won't be an issue when entering the U.S.

"We are thrilled," Whyte said. "I wish it could have been a little sooner. It would have allowed people to plan a little bit more effectively. But in the long run, it's great news."

It's also good news for Petar Sesar of London, Ont., who has a mix of Moderna and Pfizer.

Petar Sesar of London, Ont., was relieved to learn his vaccine mix of Moderna and Pfizer wouldn't bar him from entering the U.S. to visit his fiancée, Mara Bakula, who lives in Cleveland. (Submitted by Petar Sesar)

Sesar's fiancée, Mara Bakula, lives in Cleveland. Sesar welcomed news this week that the U.S. land border will reopen on Nov. 8 to non-essential travellers, as he prefers to drive instead of fly to Cleveland.

However, he worried he might have no U.S. travel options come Nov. 8 if the country rejected his vaccine mix.

"That was a very scary moment," he said. "It felt like house arrest of sorts, like now I [may] have no option."

Earlier this year, the CDC stated online that a mix of two mNRA vaccines, Moderna and Pfizer, would be accepted in "exceptional situations." But Sesar didn't rest easy until he learned that the CDC had approved his exact combination.

"It is unbelievable," he said. "It is such a relief. I share the relief with millions of [Canadians]."

Where does the U.S. stand now on mixed vaccines?Canada updated its vaccination guidelines in June to recommend mixing COVID-19 vaccine doses based on emerging research that found it was both safe and effective.

Meanwhile, the CDC still maintains that "data on the safety and efficacy of a mixed-product series are limited."

But that could change.

The U.S. recently conducted a study exploring the effectiveness of using a different COVID-19 vaccine as a booster shot.

This week, U.S. authorities met to review the data which so far suggests mixing vaccines is safe and effective.

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From: ig10/15/2021 10:15:20 PM
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MSM not covering international Covid protests.

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From: Neeka10/15/2021 10:35:23 PM
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To: ig who wrote (751857)10/15/2021 11:58:52 PM
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The entire population revolts. Has no effect on the government. Am I going mad?

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To: THE WATSONYOUTH who wrote (751853)10/16/2021 2:24:57 AM
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found it

......used phrase.......2016 media mocking trump candidacy

....could not find it via google......found it with duckduckgo

watch the two back to back.....5 years separate them promotes false meme vs. the reality of the election promotes false meme vs. the reality of the jab efficacy false meme got Trump elected

......the second got many thousands killed

....what's next?

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From: i-node10/16/2021 3:18:31 AM
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This woman needs an "Uh-counter" after that question.

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To: ig who wrote (751857)10/16/2021 9:57:42 AM
From: Stock Puppy
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Perhaps it would be better if the protesters protest in front of all the media buildings instead of pissing into the wind.

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To: DMaA who wrote (751859)10/16/2021 10:03:15 AM
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The entire population revolts. Has no effect on the government. Am I going mad?


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