Midday News To Use: 10.13.2020

Voter Fraud
The California Republican party is under fire today. They are accused of placing unofficial drop-off boxes set up to collect mail-in ballots across the state. Operating unofficial ballot drop boxes—especially those misrepresented as official drop boxes—is not just misleading to voters, it’s a violation of state law. Now officials are on the look for fake drop off boxes in other states.
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Not Ready Yet
As Covid -19 continues to rage with 32 states seeing an increase in the number of infected, Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson has paused the advanced clinical trial of its coronavirus vaccine because of an unexplained illness in a volunteer. It’s the second Phase 3 coronavirus vaccine trial to be paused in the US.
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Paralyzed
A Florida Woman who was Put in a Medically induced Coma after contracting COVID-19, woke up paralyzed. Shanna Thompson was admitted into the ICU after she reported a loss of taste and a tingling feeling in her hands and feet. Test results showed Thompson had COVID-19.
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Reinvected
Scientists are reporting several cases of Covid-19 reinfection. A Nevada man was infected for a second time with COVID-19 one month after recovering from a first bout. Saying it was worse the second time around. Immunologists had expected that if the immune response generated after an initial infection could not prevent a second case, then it should at least stave off more severe illness. But, for some, it turns out not to be the case.
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In the Night Sky
Mars the Earth and the sun will form a straight line tonight, with Earth in the middle. As a result, the Red Planet will appear bigger, brighter and redder than usual. This is called opposition and star gazers are excited.
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