Not so local news
December 17, 2020
The U.S. surpassed 300,000 virus-related deaths recently, so for some, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine authorized by the Food and Drug Administration last week comes as a relief, a sign of hope. The first shots were given in the American mass vaccination campaign on Monday in Queens, NY. Nurse and Director of Patient Services in the intensive care unit at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Sandra Lindsay, was the first to be given the vaccine shot outside of a vaccine trial.
Over the course of 2020, the amount of SNAP benefits redeemed at farmers markets has steadily increased. According to an...