The Needy

Written by SK Ashby

(Cartoonist - Rob Rogers

In other news, a massive group of 48 states have filed a lawsuit against Facebook accusing the company of being an illegal monopoly.

The Federal Trade Commission and state attorneys general led by New York filed antitrust complaints against Facebook Wednesday, alleging conduct that thwarted competition from rivals in order to protect its monopoly. The FTC lawsuit seeks a court order unwinding Facebook’s acquisition of Instagram and WhatsApp.

Meanwhile, an Associated Press poll found that only about half of Americans say they want to take a coronavirus vaccine. Of those who don't, 70 percent say it's because of the side effects.

Finally, Russia is telling anyone taking their Sputnik vaccine shouldn't drink alcohol for two months!

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A health official’s warning that anyone getting vaccinated against COVID-19 with Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine should give up alcohol for almost two months has caused a backlash among some Russians who call the request unreasonable.

Anna Popova, head of the consumer health watchdog, told the Komsomolskaya Pravda radio station on Tuesday that people should stop drinking alcohol at least two weeks before getting the first of two injections. They should continue to abstain for a further 42 days, she advised.

Now that is a terrible side effect! Just give me the virus!

I'm kidding. Mostly.