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The United States Grand Prix Had More COVID-19 Cases Than Most Other F1 Races This Year

This year, Formula One and the FIA have mandated that anyone working at a Grand Prix take a COVID-19 test to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus. And it comes as little surprise that the race in the United States brought one of the highest numbers of positive cases seen over the season. The […]

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Coachella revises COVID-19 vaccination policy for 2022 event

In a recent amendment to its “Health & Safety” policies for 2022, which will see Coachella return to Indio Valley from April 15-17 and 22-24, Goldenvoice will now permit unvaccinated individuals to attend the festival, presuming that they can provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test result. Festival organizers detailed the rationale behind the policy […]

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New study finds nearly 70% of concertgoers support mask mandates at shows

A new study conducted by music marketing research company MusicWatch revealed that nearly 70% of concertgoers support mask mandates at shows. The survey reported that out of 753 concert goers, just 6% would choose not to attend a show that has implemented COVID-19 safety protocols, such as the use of masks, proof of a negative […]

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New report finds nearly 100,000 UK nightlife professionals lost jobs to COVID-19

A new study conducted by the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has found that 86,000 of those working in the UK‘s nightlife industry have lost their jobs amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The report also measured the significance of nightlife’s economic contribution prior to the pandemic, with 425,000 jobs across the country in 2018 making up […]

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Los Angeles to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination for indoor shows

As live music continues to make its return to the United States amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Los Angeles has passed a new mandate requiring those attending concerts indoors to show proof of vaccination. The Los Angeles City Council passed the ordinance on October 6; will come into effect on November 4. Those planning to attend […]

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Positivity, continuity, and connection—how Vibely is aiming be the next haven for DJs and creator-driven communities [Interview]

With the breakneck pace of how life moves online, it was only a matter of time before social media had to evolve in favor of creators. Between a perennial need for a never-ending content stream to capture fans’ attention, the toxicity of the often dispiriting comments section, and moving target algorithms that seem to cut […]

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Positivity, continuity, and connection—how Vibely is aiming be the next haven for DJs and creator-driven communities [Interview]

With the breakneck pace of how life moves online, it was only a matter of time before social media had to evolve in favor of creators. Between a perennial need for a never-ending content stream to capture fans’ attention, the toxicity of the often dispiriting comments section, and moving target algorithms that seem to cut […]

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UK government weighs vaccine passport usage amid COVID-19 spike

As the United States government and others consider new guidelines and restrictions amidst the ongoing challenges presented by Delta COVID-19 variant, the United Kingdom is considering re-establishing the use of vaccine passports in English nightclubs. The government notably released its “COVID-19 Response: Autumn & Winter Plan” on September 14 due to a recent surge in […]

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Do Vaccines Also Protect Against Long COVID?

The most important thing that the COVID vaccines do is prevent deaths and severe illness from COVID-19. The next most important thing they do is prevent many cases of milder illness—a job they’re not perfect at, but it’s still far better to be vaccinated than not. But what about long COVID, the still-mysterious…Read more… Continue […]

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These Are All The COVID-19 Tests I Needed To Take On A 3 Week International Trip

To say that taking a ridiculously long series of COVID-19 tests was shaping up to be the least anticipated part of my trip to England and Greenland would be something of an understatement. I can’t say that there’s anything I enjoy about having a long swab stuffed up my nose — but the real pain […]

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Lost Lands to require proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result for entry

Following a successful weekend at Bass Canyon in August, Lost Lands is gearing up for its return to Legend Valley, Ohio from September 24 – 26 with updated guidelines for entry. Per new stipulations, festival attendees will need to present either a copy of their COVID-19 vaccination card (photos or printed copies are encouraged to […]

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Berlin considers introducing ‘vaccinated-only’ public venues

With COVID-19 still making its way around the globe and hanging over the music industry’s head, Berlin officials are beginning to consider introducing “vaccinated-only” public venues. Ramona Pop, the senator of Economic Affairs, said of the new consideration, “The trend is heading in this direction, we’re already seeing lawsuits and should rather make regulations ourselves […]

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Berlin considers introducing ‘vaccinated-only’ public venues

With COVID-19 still making its way around the globe and hanging over the music industry’s head, Berlin officials are beginning to consider introducing “vaccinated-only” public venues. Ramona Pop, the senator of Economic Affairs, said of the new consideration, “The trend is heading in this direction, we’re already seeing lawsuits and should rather make regulations ourselves […]

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How Vaccine Side Effects Compare to COVID Symptoms

The COVID-19 vaccines have become somewhat notorious for their side effects: fatigue, sore arm, maybe a fever. In a few rare cases, there are more serious complications, like inflammation of the heart. So is it riskier to get a vaccine or to take your chances with COVID itself? Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Insomniac to require proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result for all events

Insomniac will require proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or a negative test result (obtained within 72 hours prior to entry) for all future events, Pasquale Rotella announced on August 25. Further details on Insomniac’s COVID-19 safety protocols, including exceptions based on local state laws, will be published on each event’s social channels and website […]

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How to Save Your Vaccine Card on Your Smartphone

With a handful of cities and plenty of private businesses now requiring proof of vaccination to admit patrons, it’s likely you’ll need to present your COVID-19 vaccine card to someone at some point. Unfortunately, these cards are too large for most wallets and pants pockets, and likely to get lost or damaged in the… Read […]

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Where Do COVID Variants Come From, Anyway?

Variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 didn’t really make news until this year, despite the virus spreading around the globe all through 2020. There’s some misinformation out there blaming the vaccine itself for these variants, but that seems to be based on a misunderstanding. Let’s explore the facts.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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LA County to require masks at all outdoor events

When the vaccine first became widely available around the US, a sigh of relief accompanied all of those who have spent the past year plus stuck indoors. With restrictions being lifted during the summer and some semblance of normalcy managing to return, it opened up for a new variant to spread. Now, after first mandating […]

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Dutch nightclubs to remain closed until November, ADE in jeopardy

Following an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Netherlands will return to lockdown, with nightclubs being entirely shuttered until October 31. The new guidelines come after Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Health Minister Hugo de Jonge held a press conference in mid-August, where they revealed a plan to slowly remove social distancing guidelines from various […]

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Dutch nightclubs to remain closed until November, ADE in jeopardy

Following an increase in COVID-19 cases, the Netherlands will return to lockdown, with nightclubs being entirely shuttered until October 31. The new guidelines come after Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Health Minister Hugo de Jonge held a press conference in mid-August, where they revealed a plan to slowly remove social distancing guidelines from various […]

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