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#COVID19 #VariantDashboard - #UnitedStates

TOP lineages (15-DAY TRENDS):

23.39% BA.2.12.1, <- Spike:L452Q
19.16% BA.2,
14.85% BA.2.9,
12.25% BA.2.10,
10.79% BA.2.12,
9.43% BA.2.3 and
2.33% BA.1.1

Tracker (by State): tinyurl.com/mryj4uu7

#OmicronUpdates 04/30/22
#OmicronVariantUpdates #UnitedStates 04/30/22

Top circulating #sublineages: BA.2.12.1, BA.2*, BA.2.9, BA.2.10, BA.2.12, BA.2.3, and BA.1.1

* includes recently designated BA.2.x.y
Sequence count by Division - #UnitedStates 04/30/22

#NewYork, #NorthCarolina, #Arizona, #California and #Connecticut have submitted >125 sequences with sample collection dates between April 15 to April 30, 2022.
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#COVID19 #VariantDashboard - #UnitedStates

BA.2.12.1 is the top circulating lineage in the USA

Its not the dominating strain yet by looks like it will get there in 2-3 weeks!

Tracker (by State): tinyurl.com/mryj4uu7

#OmicronUpdates 04/29/22
#COVID19 #VariantDashboard

TOP lineages (15-DAY TRENDS) - #UnitedStates:

23.76% BA.2.12.1, <-S:L452Q
19.22% BA.2,
15.47% BA.2.9,
11.81% BA.2.10,
10.45% BA.2.12,
9.31% BA.2.3 and
2.64% BA.1.1

Tracker (by State): tinyurl.com/mryj4uu7

#OmicronUpdates 04/28/22 Image
*Typo corrected: Its not the dominating strain yet *but* looks like it will get there in 2-3 weeks!
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1/ Ironic that in the latest "shake-down" of #NC physicians @BlueCrossNC starts out by saying that they are a "non-profit" seeking to drive down "the costs of delivering healthcare." Let's look at their CEO comp. in '20--$3.14M + 8 of their execs. received at least $1.33M in.....
2/ compensation in '19; you may remember back in Nov. '21, citing to the #NoSurprisesAct, #NCBlue demanded that 54 hospital based groups immediately agree to contract rate reductions in the range of -5% to -30% or face contract termination--thought the letter was "fake news".....
3/ and it wasn't as an NC practice manager who knew the BCBSNC VP who signed the letter called him & said "is this for real?" Yes it was, said the VP; anyway the latest iteration of @BlueCrossNC w/ 60-70% of the commercial market using it's oligopoly power is cited below; for....
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In the #nc Senate primary I will be voting in later this spring, #medicaid expansion is already a hot topic. As a result, I decided to look into what has happened since 2010 when it comes to expanding Medicaid in NC. This thread is what I’ve found. #ncpol #faync
In 2013 SB4 passed and was signed into law by former Gov @PatMcCroryNC. The heading states “AN ACT… (3) TO REJECT THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT'S OPTIONAL MEDICAID EXPANSION.” You can read this law at ncleg.gov/BillLookUp/201…
Ironically, one thing SB4 did was repeal Section 49 of Session Law 2011-145 (ncleg.gov/BillLookUp/201…) when the intent was laid to set up a state exchange as Patient Protection Affordable Care Act allows.
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A huge thank you to everyone who came out to our campaign kickoff today, and a special thank you to our speakers! We appreciate all of you for coming to learn about Josh's vision for Raleigh in 2022.

#bradley4raleigh #ralpol #ncgreenparty
Thank you to Dedan Waciuri from @weareuziiii and @Blacks4Peace for coming out to discuss policing issues with us!
Thank you to Wanda Hunter from @HousingWake for coming out to discuss housing issues with us!
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The story of the #BuildBackBetter has yet to be written. Let’s examine the 50 Republican US Senators who are voting against lifting children out of poverty, education,elder care, affordable prescription drugs, child care & family leave? What does this mean for YOUR STATE? Image
#ALABAMA Sen. Richard Shelby is voting against the #ChildTaxCredit “The Center on Budget &Policy Priorities found making the program permanent would benefit 93% of #AL children,lift 162,000 #AL children above/closer to poverty line & benefit 480,000 #AL children under 17. Image
#ALABAMA Sen. Tommy Tuberville has offered you no solutions; he has admitted that he “wouldn’t have a clue” how to address the current pandemic and recently told people that $600 per week in federal unemployment benefits was just “too much.” al.com/news/2021/12/a… Image
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@ZachJonesForTX @mass_marion 1/ Zach--where do I begin? 1. For those thinking that the #NoSurprisesAct is about out of network (OON)/balance billing (BB)--maybe 3-6% of a hospital based group--sorry--it's all about in network rates; the vaulted @USCBOcostest calculated that the Energy & Commerce bill in '19.
@ZachJonesForTX @mass_marion @USCBOcostest 2/ would "save" ~$20B over 10 yrs. BUT 80% of that savings would come from the declination in network rates; my opinion you say? Actually no--last week @BlueCrossNC wrote to over 50 physician groups in #NC citing the NSA and NC state law--groups in Rad., Anesthesia & EM--and....
@ZachJonesForTX @mass_marion @USCBOcostest @BlueCrossNC 3/ demanded (and we have letters to support the same) between -5% to -20% in current participation agreements (cuts rumored to be as high as -30%) else #BCBSNC would consider terminating the agreement b/c the #NSA & the #QPA as calculated would permit "interim reductions".....
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1/ Lookie here: CMS blocks 3 UnitedHealthcare Medicare Advantage plans from 6 states--for failing to meet their mandated "medical loss ratios" (MLRs) where they're supposed to spend 85% of the premium dollar on health care between '18-'20 yet @UHC says.. beckershospitalreview.com/payer-issues/c…
2/ "COVID-19" was the reason that they didn't make their MLR requirements--really? How was COVID-19 a factor in '18 & '19? Folks didn't defer care then for COVID-19 w/ first reported US cases in December--so what's your new excuse--give us one that we believe--chickens coming ..
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The U.S. Supreme Court has effectively ended the CDC's pandemic residential eviction moratorium.

If you are in North Carolina & need rental assistance see:

rebuild.nc.gov/hope-program
"The U.S. Supreme Court ended the pandemic-related federal moratorium on residential evictions imposed by President Joe Biden's administration in a challenge to the policy brought by a coalition of landlords and real estate trade groups."

reuters.com/world/us/us-su…
If you're in one of #NC counties & need rental assistance, there are local rent & utility assistance programs:

#Buncombe, #Cabarrus, #Cumberland, #Durham, #Forsyth, #Gaston #Guilford, #Johnston, #Mecklenburg, #NewHanover, #Union, #Wake

HOPE.NC.GOV
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Hey there! Check out poor B & W boy waif kitten ID 16163 at the Cabarrus Animal Shelter in Concord NC! This sweet muffin has an awful URI & he's blind from an eye infection! Can he be saved? Yes, with our help! Share! Pledge for rescue! VERY URGENT!
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Help this kitten if you might
this little man has lost his sight!
This #NC baby is full of love
& so not ready to go above!
Please be so kind to pledge & share!
He'll feel our vibes & know we care!
Time will pass so very fast
& if no help he'll breath his last!
VERY URGENT!
Darling blind kitten from #ConcordNC is safe! Thank you so very much Yahweh's Heart rescue! Please honor pledges by PayPal here: yahwehsheartfarm@gmail.com (Please select “SENDING MONEY TO A FRIEND”). Thank you! 😺🙏💞👏👍
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We’d like to introduce you to a #ProudBoy in #Greensboro #NC.

He's got a history of criminal violence, fraud, and theft.

He’s a proud #WhiteNationalist, who uses his retail biz to enable a career-long hobby of being a cyber predator.

#DoxYourBoys

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This is Joseph aka Joey aka “Psycho” Maness.

Joey is about to find out that his “White Privilege” Card has been declined.

2/ Guy in a goatee and a red shirt with the 2nd ammendment text
Joey Maness is a proud Proud Boy. His Telegram bio reads: “Proud Western Chauvinist who refuses to apologize”.

Here are a number of unapologetic selfies he shared, sporting Proud Boy attire and memorabilia.

3/ Telegram screenshot, message from "L3g3nd": "Guy with a goatee and a black shirt, with a black cap on bacScreenshot from a Telegram profile.  Profile pic is a white
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Pls allow me to take a minute to gather myself as we read the #NC DOI has sanctioned a health plan for non-compliance w/ NC’s OON “hold harmless” & presumably prudent lay person —North Carolina slaps Humana with fine over out-of-network, emergency coverage beckershospitalreview.com/payer-issues/n…
2/ Despite many requests & data showing non-compliance w/ PLP over these many yrs., it has been about 12+ yrs since @BlueCrossNC was sanctioned for illegally denying ED claims for ~$2M.
3/ Presser says that @Humana has exited the commercial insurance market in NC but still a major player in #MedicareAdvantage plans—so Commish @MikeCausey2020 how about @UHC, you have evidence of their non-compliance on multiple levels? What say you about a major plan in #NC?
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Phil Berger, one of the most powerful politicians in North Carolina, said the CDC’s guidance on wearing masks is like its caution against eating raw cookie dough: “guidance to ignore.”

#NCPol #COVID
Any agency, entity, or department that relies on state funds in North Carolina may be afraid to contradict Phil Berger (in word or deed) because he controls the North Carolina Senate.
"A fundraising email sent Wednesday morning said the latest CDC guidelines aren’t based on science but a method by Dr. Anthony Fauci, the media and liberals to control the American people."

newsobserver.com/news/politics-… #NCPol
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AGIKplenum: Unverzichtbar im Katheterlabor!?
(Raum 12 @kardiologie_org)

❤️Vierter Vortrag:
Debulking Devices (Alexander Wolf | Essen)

#DGKJahrestagung 2021
@HolgerNef @kaschenke @MarcVorpahl @thiele_holger @AGIKinterv
Evaluierung kalzifizierter Stenosen

#DGKJahrestagung 2021
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#NC🎈 #SC 🎈 #cutting 🎈

#DGKJahrestagung 2021
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NC legislature looks to rein in Governor's near-limitless emergency power.
I guess we'll see who's "protecting democracy"...

LISTEN for FREE: omny.fm/shows/the-pete…
#NCpol #NCGA #NC #WNCnews #Asheville #Charlotte #Durham #Raleigh #Greensboro #Wilmington #AVL #AVLnews
I guess I'll start the list here.

First entry is DemocracyNC...

#NCpol #NCGA #HB264 Image
Second & third entry is ProgressNC and Coalition for Health Care of NC...

#NCpol #NCGA #HB264 Image
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Is Russia Leaking?

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HACKED @TheDemocrats EMAILS

It's Collateral Murder by #WIKILEAKS
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Today in #GRAHAMNC I went to a permitted March to the Polls lead by Rev Drumwright and others. Starting at a Black AME church, Rev Drumwright started the march by asking folks what our intentions were. TO VOTE the crowd chanted. Its the last day of Early Voting in #NC.
We then marched, escorted by police, about half a mile towards the center of Graham, chanting and singing. We moved slowly, because of the many elderly folks and families with small children. Graham is a small town in #AlamanceCounty.
Alamance County is known as "No Chance Alamance" because of rampant inequality and a judicial system generally known to be hostile to Black and Brown folks, and poor white folks. We believe that we can change that at the polls this year.
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Influence policy w/ Postcards for America #PostcardsforAmerica
Elected Officials;All levels. In-depth Actions & Addresses
FB Postcarding Group
facebook.com/groups/postcar…
Page facebook.com/postcards4USA
Website postcardsforamerica.com
*Has #GOTV #VoteByMail & 50 States Dem Candidates
Check it out!
All Democratic Candidates for ALL 50 STATES #Congress2020, Govs, AGs, SoS
Postcards & Links to Support!
postcardsforamerica.com/all-democratic…
Ready-made Tweets & Posts for each Candidate here
postcardsforamerica.com/all-dem-candid…
Mega-thread
FB: facebook.com/pg/postcards4U…
ALL 50 states ALL Info you NEED #VoteByMail
Alternate ways to Request & Return #AbsenteeBallot
LINKS to apply #AbsenteeVoting
postcardsforamerica.com/vote-by-mail.h…
Medium article: link.medium.com/jfQjF4yXS9
FB Album; Postcards for each State facebook.com/pg/postcards4U…
THREAD
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ALL 50 states ALL Info you NEED #VoteByMail
Alternate ways to REQUEST & RETURN #AbsenteeBallot
LINKS to apply #AbsenteeVoting
postcardsforamerica.com/vote-by-mail.h…
Medium article: link.medium.com/jfQjF4yXS9
FB facebook.com/pg/postcards4U…
& Postcards for each State
Retweet your State!
THREAD
If #EarlyVoting appeals, you can actually #VoteEarly in all States! Even ones that don't, technically, have #EarlyVoting
(Some by #AbsenteeBallot which you can hand deliver if you prefer.)
If you see a list that says you can't vote early; it's wrong.
All Dates for all States⤵️
Here are the dates that States require a REQUEST for #AbsenteeBallot to be made.
#VoteByMail
All info, including links to Apply, Alternate ways to return - including & DropBox locations on #PostcardsforAmerica Website: postcardsforamerica.com/vote-by-mail.h…
GoogleDoc pc2a.info/VoteByMailAll5…
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1/ #FL #EarlyVoting Explanation on why Dems Need such a Large Lead going into Election Day:

So many people were wondering why Dems need 653k to 900k lead going into 11/3/20. The main reason: 800k+ more Dems than Rs have asked for VBM ballots this year versus ----
2/ about equal numbers (D = R) in 2016. Other reasons: Voter registration numbers have shifted from about 330k D+ in 2016 to half that much lead in 2020. There, 100k+ more votes shifting from D to R. ---
3/ In 2016, D lead on election eve was 88k translating to 113k Trump win. People assume that the differential was about 200k (88k+113k). They wrongly assume that if on 11/2/20, Ds are leading by 200k, it would be a toss up and if Ds lead by more than 200k, Biden wins. ---
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Influence policy w/ Postcards for America
Contacting Elected Officials; All levels
*Focused until Nov 3rd on #Elections2020*
#GOTV postcard opps here:
postcardsforamerica.com/gotv-postcards…
FB Group Postcarding facebook.com/groups/postcar…
Page facebook.com/postcards4USA
#PostcardsforAmerica Image
Check it out!
ALL Democratic Candidates for ALL 50 STATES #Congress2020, Govs, AGs, SoS
Postcards & Links to Support!
postcardsforamerica.com/all-democratic…
Ready-made Tweets & Posts for each Candidate here
postcardsforamerica.com/all-dem-candid…
Mega-thread
FB: facebook.com/pg/postcards4U… Image
36 states have ballot drop boxes
THREAD #DropBox locations
AK AZ CA CO CT DE FL GA HI IA ID IL KS KY MA ME MD MI MN MT ND NE NJ NM NV NY OH OR PA RI SD UT VA WA WI
States allow #AbsenteeBallot delivery to Election Office
Find here voteamerica.com/local-election…
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#NC #EarlyVoting by "Freeper" bort: Posted on 10/18/2020, 6:09:44 AM by bort

Here are the takeaways from this morning's early voting report from the NC State Board of Elections:

1) Republicans cut about 1.5 points from the Democrats lead in VBM/early in-person voting.
2/ 2) Votes cast: 665K/355K/408K (D/R/U registered voters)

3) Democrats have cast 310,000 more votes than Rs, but..

4) In 2016, Democrats cast--get this--exactly 310,000 more votes than Republicans in the entire early voting period, i.e., the exact same spread as today.
3/ In 2016, at the close of EV, Dems led Rs 1.3 million to 1 million VBM/EV cast.

5) Republicans have won 3 straight days of early voting so far, and are the odds-on favorite to win most (if not all) of the remaining in-person EV days, as Dem-heavy mail-in ballots ---
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Influence policy w/ Postcards for America
Contacting Elected Officials; All levels
*Focused until Nov 3rd on #Elections2020*
#GOTV postcard opps here:
postcardsforamerica.com/gotv-postcards…
FB Group Postcarding facebook.com/groups/postcar…
Page facebook.com/postcards4USA
#PostcardsforAmerica
Check it out!
All Democratic Candidates for ALL 50 STATES #Congress2020, Govs, AGs, SoS
Postcards & Links to Support!
postcardsforamerica.com/all-democratic…
Ready-made Tweets & Posts for each Candidate here
postcardsforamerica.com/all-dem-candid…
Mega-thread
FB: facebook.com/pg/postcards4U…
Make sure to fill out the #AbsenteeBallot correctly so you are not rejected and make sure #YourVoteCounts
No #NakedBallots
Here's a 50 STATE mega-Thread with detailed (usually video) instructions on how to fill out YOUR #VoteByMail ballot.
Share!
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Urgent & harsh info re. voting in #NorthCarolina.

1. TL/DR: Absentee ballots from Dems are being rejected at 3x the rate as those from Republicans. NC is a swing state. Margins will be narrow. If you can, mask up & vote in person. Read on. #DemCast
bit.ly/2T2D0CD
2. As of 10/12, 494,881 absentee votes were cast in NC. 2.7% (13,406) have been rejected. 7,757 from Democrats rejected compared to 2,304 from Republicans. If these rates keep up, about 20k D ballots will be rejected & 6k Republican. States have been won by far smaller margins.
3. Why this discrepancy? 1) More Democrats are voting absentee. 2) Absentee ballots from Black voters are rejected at higher rates than whites, and Black voters tend to be Democrats. sightline.org/2020/10/08/nor…
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