Merkel was named Time magazine's Person of the Year in 2015. Time Editor-at-Large Karl Vick described her as "the de factos leader of the European Union" by virtue of being leader of the EU's largest and most economically powerful member state. Twice that year, he said, the EU had faced "existential crises" that Merkel had taken the lead in navigating -- first the Greek debt crisis faced by the eurozone, and then the ongoing migrant crisis. … [Read more...] about Merkel says she’s taking care of herself. But what should we know about a leader’s health?
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A: It depends on the vaccine. The Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca vaccines are each administered in two doses. Pfizer’s is given 21 days apart, Moderna’s 28 days apart, and AstraZeneca’s at least one month apart. It’s unclear if partial immunity would be gained after receiving just the first of the two doses, as the trials focus on how well the vaccines work after two doses. Other vaccines in the pipeline, such as the vaccine being developed by Johnson & Johnson, could be one dose. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus vaccines: Everything we know, and don’t know, so far
Like several countries around the world, the United Kingdom has faced renewed restrictions as the coronavirus pandemic rages on. The British royal family is no exception to the restrictions, meaning their annual holiday traditions remain in limbo. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced rules for the upcoming holiday on Tuesday. Brits can be part of one bubble of three households and cannot change that bubble. They will only be allowed to meet in private homes, places of worship and outdoor spaces. The rules will be in place from Dec. 23 through Dec. 27. … [Read more...] about Royal family members will likely be apart for Christmas as celebrations remain in limbo: report
The more common black-and-yellow mud dauber’s nests are more like mud condominiums with several cells built closely together, then mudded over for a consistent plaster look. These can be found under eaves, in corners of buildings, places that remain dry, so the condo is kept intact. Again, the blue mud dauber will fill her nests with spiders in stolen cells originally built by the black-and-yellow mud dauber and possibly the Asian mud dauber. Her favorite spiders to add to her mud queue are western widow and comb-footed spiders. She knows exactly how to lure them from their web or simply pluck them straight out. … [Read more...] about Meet the Asian mud dauber, Colorado’s newest non-native hunter wasp now eating spiders in your garden
14. The Reserve at Green Valley Ranch is the newest age-55-plus concept by OakwoodLife, following the success of nearby Fairway Villas. Oakwood has two collections of single-family patio ranches, one of them value-priced Bungalows on mini-cul-de-sacs, from just $449,856 (you could be moved into that home by Christmas). You’ll also see Oakwood’s roomy new Retreats series, with a ‘Smart Space’ second level for a guest suite or library, and options for expanded garages, even for 3-car and for taller entries for a recreation vehicle. A Hideaway from that series with a finished guest suite up, 1,981 sq. feet, is ready soon, $499,725. Both series provide landscape maintenance and snow removal, and have a clubhouse under construction to offer a bar, five pickleball courts, and a resort pool and spa, anchoring an active social calendar.MyOakwoodLife.com … [Read more...] about As Colorado gathers for a ‘virtual’ Thanksgiving, here are 15 ways to have grandparents living closer by in 2021