Covid~19 cases in the whole world - 496,909,990 on Friday.
Covid~19 deaths in the whole world - 6,172,850 on Friday.
Covid~19 cases in the United States of America - 80,348,778 on Friday.
Covid~19 deaths in the United States of America - 984,934 on Friday.
Covid~19 deaths in the United States of America since our last program - 4,137.
Russia Invades Ukraine - The devastation around Bucha outside of Kyiv. War crimes and evidence of massive execution of civilians.
The Sun - A coronal mass ejection swept over us this past week, but t didn't cause real damage. Bigger ones have in the past, much bigger ones will occur in the future.
The jaw bone's connected to - This statement is not currently operative for R. Paul.
We talked about the pandemic and how some people are really behaving as if it's over. And so quite a number of members of Congress are now infected with COVID-19.
Pickles of the North gets her second booster shot later today!
We talked about long COVID and the possibility that COVID-19 is here to stay. We also talked about the damage that conspiracy nuts are doing to scientists and the general public with their conspiracy hoaxes.
Russia's war crimes against the people of Ukraine continue. In Bucha many civilians were clearly executed. In Mariupol the Russian army may be using mobile crematoria to erase the evidence of some war crimes there.
We talked about solar flares and coronal mass ejections that have happened this past week, and we talked about more powerful ones from long ago.
R. Paul talked about the probability that he's dislocated his jaw by eating too vigorously.
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