CEB Project Yearbook

  • WHO reported on social media that there was a cluster of pneumonia cases – with no deaths – in Wuhan, Hubei province.

    WHO reported on social media that there was a cluster of pneumonia cases – with no deaths – in Wuhan, Hubei province.
    WHO tweeted that there was a cluster of pneumonia cases – with no deaths – in Wuhan, Hubei province, People’s Republic of China, and that investigations to identify the cause were underway.
  • WHO Announces Mysterious Coronavirus-Related Pneumonia in Wuhan, China

    WHO Announces Mysterious Coronavirus-Related Pneumonia in Wuhan, China
    At this point, the World Health Organization (WHO) still has doubts about the roots of what would become the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that the spate of pneumonia-like cases in Wuhan could have stemmed from a new coronavirus. There are 59 cases so far, and travel precautions are already at the forefront of experts’ concerns.
  • China publicly shared the genetic sequence of COVID-19.

    China publicly shared the genetic sequence of COVID-19.
    WHO tweeted that it had received the genetic sequences for the novel coronavirus from the People’s Republic of China and expected these to soon be made publicly available. Chinese media reported the first death from the novel coronavirus.
  • CDC Says 3 US Airports Will Begin Screening for Coronavirus

    CDC Says 3 US Airports Will Begin Screening for Coronavirus
    Three additional cases of what is now the 2019 novel coronavirus are reported in Thailand and Japan, causing the CDC to begin screenings at JFK International, San Francisco International, and Los Angeles International airports. These airports are picked because flights between Wuhan and the United States bring most passengers through them.
  • CDC Confirms First US Coronavirus Case

    CDC Confirms First US Coronavirus Case
    A Washington state resident becomes the first person in the United States with a confirmed case of the 2019 novel coronavirus, having returned from Wuhan on January 15, thanks to overnight polymerase chain reaction testing. The CDC soon after deploys a team to help with the investigation, including potential use of contact tracing.
  • WHO mission to China issued a statement saying that there was evidence of human-to-human transmission in Wuhan but more investigation was needed to understand the full extent of transmission.

    The WHO mission to Wuhan issued a statement saying that evidence suggested human-to-human transmission in Wuhan but that more investigation was needed to understand the full extent of transmission.
  • Wuhan Now Under Quarantine

    Wuhan Now Under Quarantine
    Chinese Authorities Begin Quarantine Of Wuhan City As Coronavirus Cases Multiply. Link
  • WHO releases the international community's Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan to help protect states with weaker health systems.

    WHO releases the international community's Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan to help protect states with weaker health systems.
    WHO finalised its Strategic Preparedness and Response Plan (SPRP), centred on improving capacity to detect, prepare and respond to the outbreak.
  • US Declares Public Health Emergency

    US Declares Public Health Emergency
    Secretary Azar Declares Public Health Emergency for United States for 2019 Novel Coronavirus. Link
  • China’s COVID-19 Deaths Exceed Those of SARS Crisis

    China’s COVID-19 Deaths Exceed Those of SARS Crisis
    Coronavirus updates: Death toll hits 811, surpasses SARS deaths. Link
  • CDC Says COVID-19 Is Heading Toward Pandemic Status

    CDC Says COVID-19 Is Heading Toward Pandemic Status
    Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said coronavirus has met some of the criteria for a pandemic — but not all of them.
    Link
  • CEB creates Slack channels

    CEB creates Slack channels
    Sometime in March 2020, CEB creates Slack channels for Content Development, Content Operations, etc.
  • 21 Passengers on California Cruise Ship Test Positive

    21 Passengers on California Cruise Ship Test Positive
    The Grand Princess was on a two-week trip from San Francisco to Hawaii and was scheduled to return Saturday. Link
  • WHO Declares COVID-19 a Pandemic

    WHO Declares COVID-19 a Pandemic
    The COVID-19 viral disease that has swept into at least 114 countries and killed more than 4,000 people is now officially a pandemic, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday. Link
  • Trump Declares COVID-19 a National Emergency

    Trump Declares COVID-19 a National Emergency
    Trump declared a national emergency over the coronavirus pandemic Friday as public life in America continued to grind to a halt. Link
  • Travel Ban on Non-US Citizens Traveling From Europe Goes Into Effect

    Travel Ban on Non-US Citizens Traveling From Europe Goes Into Effect
    The restrictions apply to the 26 nations in the Schengen Area, the U.K. and Ireland.Link
  • CEB implements "two-week" wfh proceedures (March 13-27)

    CEB implements "two-week" wfh proceedures (March 13-27)
  • CEB begins mechanations to move EPI conference online

    CEB begins mechanations to move EPI conference online
  • University of Minnesota Begins Testing Hydroxychloroquine

    University of Minnesota Begins Testing Hydroxychloroquine
    This trial is testing hydroxychloroquine, an FDA-approved medicine for the prevention and treatment of malaria, available since the 1950s and known as Plaquenil(R). Link
  • CEB Programs Team notifies all speakers that we will continue producing programs via Zoom.

    CEB Programs Team notifies all speakers that we will continue producing programs via Zoom.
    CEB Programs Team notifies all speakers that we will continue producing programs via Zoom.
  • [CEB Event] Solutions Sales team goes all-in on Slack as a communications tool.

    [CEB Event] Solutions Sales team goes all-in on Slack as a communications tool.
  • California Issues Statewide Stay-at-Home Order

    California Issues Statewide Stay-at-Home Order
    The governor of California on Thursday evening issued a statewide stay-at-home order to help combat the spread of the coronavirus. Link
  • [Personal] I saw this tweet and took a screenshot thinking to myself, "I wonder how bizarre our courts are about to get..."

    [Personal] I saw this tweet and took a screenshot thinking to myself, "I wonder how bizarre our courts are about to get..."
    I saw this tweet and took a screenshot thinking to myself, "I wonder how bizarre our courts are about to get..."
  • CEB Offers Print to Pro to 10,000 print customers

    CEB Offers Print to Pro to 10,000 print customers
    CEB Offers Print to Pro to 10,000 print customers
  • [Personal] Backyard shed converted to office. Like everyone else I had to find a good place at home to work from. I took everything out of my garden shed and converted it to an office.

    [Personal] Backyard shed converted to office. Like everyone else I had to find a good place at home to work from. I took everything out of my garden shed and converted it to an office.
  • Senate Passes CARES Act, it is passed into law the next day

    Senate Passes CARES Act, it is passed into law the next day
    The Senate has passed a roughly $2 trillion coronavirus response bill intended to speed relief across the American economy. This is the third aid package from Congress and is meant to keep businesses and individuals afloat during an unprecedented freeze on the majority of American life. Link
  • FDA Authorizes Use of Hydroxychloroquine

    FDA Authorizes Use of Hydroxychloroquine
    The Food and Drug Administration has given emergency approval to a Trump administration plan to distribute millions of doses of anti-malarial drugs to hospitals across the country, saying it is worth the risk of trying unproven treatments to slow the progression of the disease caused by the novel coronavirus in seriously ill patients. Link
  • [Personal] Birthday Party on Zoom

    Ten friends spent a silly, awkward 45 minutes at my first personal Zoom event--my birthday party.
  • CEB Business of Law Program addresses Covid related practice issues

    CEB Business of Law Program addresses Covid related practice issues
  • I visited the office for the first time in a month and realized some library materials had backed up.

    I visited the office for the first time in a month and realized some library materials had backed up.
    I visited the office for the first time in a month and realized some library materials had backed up.
  • [Personal] Sheltering in place for a month

    [Personal] Sheltering in place for a month
    In April 2020 we had been sheltering in place for a month and just got word that masks should be worn to protect the community against the spread of Covid-19. I decided to borrow my sisters sewing machine and get to work...made some fun VW Bus print masks and had a great time sewing for family and friends.
  • NIH Trial Shows Early Promise for Remdesivir

    NIH Trial Shows Early Promise for Remdesivir
    Preliminary results of a major study of the antiviral drug remdesivir show it can help hospitalized patients with COVID-19 recover faster. Dr. Anthony Fauci hailed the findings, released Wednesday, as "quite good news." Link
  • CEB drafts and emails Practice Advisory on Emergency Rules to CCLPP subscribers

    CEB drafts and emails Practice Advisory on Emergency Rules to CCLPP subscribers
    CEB drafts and emails Practice Advisory on Emergency Rules to CCLPP subscribers
  • CEB offers county library patrons complimentary access to Pro

    CEB offers county library patrons complimentary access to Pro
    CEB offers county library patrons complimentary access to Pro
  • Neighborhood Art

    Neighborhood Art
    Lovely and creative art installations started appearing.
  • [Personal] Visit to Fernandez Ranch

    [Personal] Visit to Fernandez Ranch
    My visit to Fernandez Ranch in May 2020: Link
  • Full PDC staff returns to warehouse and we resume shipping updates

    Full PDC staff returns to warehouse and we resume shipping updates
    Full PDC staff returns to warehouse and we resume shipping updates
  • Like many did during the pandemic, I got on the sourdough bandwagon...

    Like many did during the pandemic, I got on the sourdough bandwagon...
    Like many did during the pandemic, I got on the sourdough bandwagon... – Christine Gardner
  • Death Toll Likely Underestimated, Fauci Testifies

    Death Toll Likely Underestimated, Fauci Testifies
    "Almost certainly it's higher," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, at a virtual Senate hearing on Tuesday. "There may have been people who died at home who were not counted as COVID because they never really got to the hospital."Llink
  • United States and AstraZeneca Form Vaccine Deal

    United States and AstraZeneca Form Vaccine Deal
    The United States has secured almost a third of the first 1 billion doses planned for AstraZeneca’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine by pledging up to $1.2 billion, as world powers scramble for medicines to get their economies back to work. Link
  • Video captures events before the handcuffing of a black man in Minneapolis who died after being pinned to the ground by police

    Video captures events before the handcuffing of a black man in Minneapolis who died after being pinned to the ground by police
    Four Minnesota officers have been fired following the detainment of a man who died Monday night after being pinned to the ground by an officer who put his knee on the man's neck for about eight minutes. Link
  • US COVID-19 Deaths Pass the 100,000 Mark

    US COVID-19 Deaths Pass the 100,000 Mark
    The United States surpassed 100,000 coronavirus deaths as of Wednesday afternoon, according to NBC News' count, becoming the first country to reach the grim milestone. Link
  • US COVID-19 Cases Reach 2 Million

    US COVID-19 Cases Reach 2 Million
    The U.S. has reached another dire landmark in its fight against COVID-19, surpassing 2 million confirmed cases on Wednesday. New coronavirus infections are rising in at least 20 states, even as restrictions on daily life continue to ease across the country. Link
  • CEB Celebrates Juneteenth

    CEB Celebrates Juneteenth
    CEB Celebrates and Reflects on Juneteenth, Day of Emancipation
  • NIH Halts Trial of Hydroxychloroquine

    NIH Halts Trial of Hydroxychloroquine
    The National Institutes of Health has halted its study of hydroxychloroquine, a drug President Donald Trump has promoted as a possible treatment for COVID-19 and once claimed to be taking himself. Link
  • Fauci Warns New COVID-19 Cases Could Hit 100,000 a Day

    Fauci Warns New COVID-19 Cases Could Hit 100,000 a Day
    Coronavirus task force member Dr. Anthony Fauci issued a stark warning on Tuesday to lawmakers on Capitol Hill, telling them he wouldn't be surprised if the US sees new cases of coronavirus rising to a level of 100,000 a day. Link
  • States Reverse Reopening Plans

    States Reverse Reopening Plans
    Governors in Washington, California, Florida and Texas are walking back some of their reopening plans as coronavirus cases rise in more than 30 states across the U.S., according to a CNBC analysis of data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Link
  • Scientists, Citing Airborne Transmission, Ask WHO to Revise Guidance

    Scientists, Citing Airborne Transmission, Ask WHO to Revise Guidance
    For months, the World Health Organization has said that the coronavirus spreads mainly through small but heavy droplets, droplets expelled by someone coughing or sneezing or even just speaking, and then they fall quickly to the ground. Now an international chorus of scientists is urging the WHO to update that guidance. Link
  • US Surpasses 3 Million Infections, Begins WHO Withdrawal

    US Surpasses 3 Million Infections, Begins WHO Withdrawal
    More than three million people in the US have now tested positive for Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University. Link
  • WHO Announces COVID-19 Can Be Airborne

    WHO Announces COVID-19 Can Be Airborne
    WHO, together with the scientific community, has been actively discussing and evaluating whether SARS-CoV-2 may also spread through aerosols in the absence of aerosol generating procedures, particularly in indoor settings with poor ventilation. Link
  • Early Moderna Data Point to Vaccine Candidate’s Efficacy

    Early Moderna Data Point to Vaccine Candidate’s Efficacy
    The mRNA-1273 vaccine induced anti–SARS-CoV-2 immune responses in all participants, and no trial-limiting safety concerns were identified. These findings support further development of this vaccine. (Funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and others; mRNA-1273 ClinicalTrials.gov number, NCT04283461. opens in new tab). Link
  • US confirms over 75,600 coronavirus new cases, breaking single-day record

    US confirms over 75,600 coronavirus new cases, breaking single-day record
    The U.S. reported over 75,600 COVID-19 cases on Thursday alone, marking a new daily record as cases continue to surge across the country. The grim milestone marks the 11th time in the last month that the U.S. has broken this single-day record, according to The New York Times. The prior record for daily recorded cases was set last Friday at 68,241 cases. Link
  • Trump administration invests $472M more in Moderna vaccine candidate

    Trump administration invests $472M more in Moderna vaccine candidate
    The funding will help the biotechnology company expand the trial to 30,000 people in the U.S., according to Moderna, and comes on the heels of months of discussions with FDA and the Trump administration’s Operation Warp Speed, an interagency effort to accelerate the timeline for a vaccine. LInk
  • [Personal] Pandemic Kittens

    [Personal] Pandemic Kittens
    Swayed by pandemic pet mania, I secured two kittens, Max and George. One arrived wearing a cone of shame.
  • 21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge starts

    21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge starts
    21-Day Racial Equity Habit-Building Challenge starts
  • [Personal] Amazing murals

    [Personal] Amazing murals
    Oakland has always had amazing murals---here is one I discovered last summer, on 14th St, on the side of the Chase building. I think the mural is gone now; I am glad I got a picture of it. It stopped me in my tracks.
  • Coronavirus relief package talks stall; Trump might use executive actions to bypass congress

    Coronavirus relief package talks stall; Trump might use executive actions to bypass congress
    Talks regarding a coronavius relief package collapsed on Capitol Hill on Friday, and White House officials said they will recommend that President Trump move ahead without Congress to try and address unemployment benefits, eviction rules, and student loan relief. Link
  • COVID-19 Is Now the Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

    COVID-19 Is Now the Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.
    The flu, which Trump and others have invoked when discussing COVID-19, led to 1,870 deaths (a figure that includes pneumonia) over the same time frame. A spike in the week-by-week accounting came in mid-April, when COVID-19 cases became the leading cause of death. The disease returned to the third deadliest spot in the week of May 4 to 9 and has stayed there since. Link
  • [Personal] My kid became a distance learner

    [Personal] My kid became a distance learner
  • HEALTH AND SCIENCE Trump says U.S. has reached deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine

    HEALTH AND SCIENCE Trump says U.S. has reached deal with Moderna for 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine
    President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the U.S. government will purchase 100 million doses of Moderna’s experimental coronavirus vaccine, which is currently in late-stage human trials. Link
  • Watched the Perseids meteor shower in Paso Robles.

    Watched the Perseids meteor shower in Paso Robles.
    Watched the Perseids meteor shower in Paso Robles.
    – Kelly Chan
  • Biden calls for mask mandates nationwide for 3 months, targeting Trump's pandemic response

    Biden calls for mask mandates nationwide for 3 months, targeting Trump's pandemic response
    Former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday called for immediate mask mandates nationwide for the next three months, keeping the focus on drawing a stark contrast between how he would respond to the pandemic crisis compared to how he says it's been mishandled by President Donald Trump. Link
  • Hot Hot Hot

    Hot Hot Hot
    Bay Area weather was hot, and we all felt a bit glassy-eyed around my house.
  • My nephew Teddy got married.

    My nephew Teddy got married.
    My nephew Teddy got married. Only 10 people could attend due to social distancing, and aunts didn't make the cut. Early the next morning the tremendous lightning storm came through, and the next day the entire state caught fire. Including the location where the wedding took place. Picture is of the happy couple, and my sister Dorothy (Teddy's mom).
    – Kate Murphy
  • Pfizer CEO confirms late-stage coronavirus vaccine trial may have results in October

    Pfizer CEO confirms late-stage coronavirus vaccine trial may have results in October
    The pharmaceutical company has already enrolled 23,000 volunteers in the phase three trial that began in late July, Bourla said during a Q&A with the International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations, a trade group. It hopes to enroll at least 30,000 participants, he said. Link
  • [Personal] Two families quarantined for two weeks so that I could take Sam up to Humboldt to play with his heart cousins--the first kids his own age he'd interacted with since March 17.

    [Personal] Two families quarantined for two weeks so that I could take Sam up to Humboldt to play with his heart cousins--the first kids his own age he'd interacted with since March 17.
    Two families quarantined for two weeks so that I could take Sam up to Humboldt to play with his heart cousins--the first kids his own age he'd interacted with since March 17.
  • Airports to Stop Screening International Travelers

    Airports to Stop Screening International Travelers
    On Monday, September 14, the US government will stop conducting enhanced screenings of passengers arriving on international flights for COVID-19, Yahoo News reports. The screenings have taken place at some airports since January. Link
  • Wildfires burn in the Western US

    Wildfires burn in the Western US
    The Bay Area in California awoke Wednesday to a scene straight out of Mars. Orange and even red skies blanketed San Francisco, Oakland and Berkeley, and ash rained down, with wildfires raging far in the distance. Link
  • Red Sky Day

    Red Sky Day
    After weeks of unsafe air conditions due to out-of-control wildfires, Northern Californians woke up to dramatic, dark, and disturbing red skies.
  • The CZU Lightning fires in Sept 2020 were horrible - it felt like the coast was on fire.

    The CZU Lightning fires in Sept 2020 were horrible - it felt like the coast was on fire.
    The CZU Lightning fires in Sept 2020 were horrible - it felt like the coast was on fire.
  • Trump Administration Releases COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Strategy

    Trump Administration Releases COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Strategy
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD) today released two documents outlining the Trump Administration’s detailed strategy to deliver safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses to the American people as quickly and reliably as possible. Link
  • 'A Very Serious Situation': WHO Says Coronavirus Cases Are Rising In Europe Again

    'A Very Serious Situation': WHO Says Coronavirus Cases Are Rising In Europe Again
    The World Health Organization warned on Thursday that weekly coronavirus case numbers are rising in Europe at a higher rate than during the pandemic's peak in March. Link
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87
    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the demure firebrand who in her 80s became a legal, cultural and feminist icon, died Friday. The Supreme Court announced her death, saying the cause was complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas. The court, in a statement, said Ginsburg died at her home in Washington, D.C., surrounded by family. She was 87. Link
  • CEB's Favorite Ruth Bader Ginsburg Decisions and Dissents

    CEB's Favorite Ruth Bader Ginsburg Decisions and Dissents
    CEB's content operations team shares some of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's decisions (and dissents) that mean the most to them. Link
  • Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Advances, Sparking Optimism in Race

    Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Advances, Sparking Optimism in Race
    The feverish race for a coronavirus vaccine got an infusion of energy on Wednesday as Johnson & Johnson announced that it has begun the final stage of its clinical trials, the fourth company to do so in the United States as the country hits a grim milestone of 200,000 deaths from the pandemic. Link
  • Practitioner team begins sending thank you emails and certificates to its amazing contributors

    Practitioner team begins sending thank you emails and certificates to its amazing contributors
    Practitioner team begins sending thank you emails and certificates to its amazing contributors
  • U.S. Midwest sees surge in COVID-19 cases as four states report record increases

    U.S. Midwest sees surge in COVID-19 cases as four states report record increases
    Four U.S. states in the Midwest reported record one-day increases in COVID-19 cases on Saturday as infections rise nationally for a second week in a row, according to a Reuters analysis. Link
  • Global coronavirus deaths surpass 1 million - Reuters tally

    Global coronavirus deaths surpass 1 million - Reuters tally
    More than 1 million people have died of COVID-19 around the world as of Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, with the pace of fatalities picking up as infections again surge in several countries. Link
  • Global coronavirus deaths surpass 1 million - Reuters tally

    Global coronavirus deaths surpass 1 million - Reuters tally
    More than 1 million people have died of COVID-19 around the world as of Tuesday, according to a Reuters tally, with the pace of fatalities picking up as infections again surge in several countries. Link
  • CEB launches Legal Services Discount Program

    CEB launches Legal Services Discount Program
    CEB launches Legal Services Discount Program with CA Legal Aid Association to support orgs providing free legal services to community/closing access to justice gap
  • In October 2020, newly designed ceb.com website is launched.

    In October 2020, newly designed ceb.com website is launched.
    In October 2020, newly designed ceb.com website is launched.
  • President Trump and first lady Melania test positive for COVID-19

    President Trump and first lady Melania test positive for COVID-19
    President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, the president tweeted early Friday morning. Coming just a month before Election Day, the announcement sent shockwaves across the country, and the world. Link
  • Trump leaves Walter Reed.

    Trump leaves Walter Reed.
    Trump leaves Walter Reed. Link
  • Prestigious medical journal calls for US leadership to be voted out over Covid-19 failure

    Prestigious medical journal calls for US leadership to be voted out over Covid-19 failure
    In an unprecedented move, the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday published an editorial written by its editors condemning the Trump administration for its response to the Covid-19 pandemic -- and calling for the current leadership in the United States to be voted out of office. Link
  • 34 people connected to White House, more than previously known, infected by coronavirus: Internal FEMA memo

    34 people connected to White House, more than previously known, infected by coronavirus: Internal FEMA memo
    The coronavirus outbreak has infected "34 White House staffers and other contacts" in recent days, according to an internal government memo, an indication that the disease has spread among more people than previously known in the seat of American government.Link
  • Global coronavirus cases hit 40 million as second wave gathers pace

    Global coronavirus cases hit 40 million as second wave gathers pace
    The grim milestone of 40,050,902 confirmed cases on Monday comes as various parts of Europe and the U.S. struggle to deal with an alarming surge in infections. Link
  • U.S. reports nearly 100,000 new cases in one day as infections surge in battleground states

    U.S. reports nearly 100,000 new cases in one day as infections surge in battleground states
    The United States reported nearly 100,000 new coronavirus cases in a day on Friday, setting a record as a fall wave of infections surge in every swing state that will be crucial to next week’s presidential election. Link
  • [Personal] Presidential Election Winner Declared

    [Personal] Presidential Election Winner Declared
    My friend and I went down to the Castro to dance in the streets.
  • Biden transition team announces coronavirus advisers, including whistleblower Rick Bright

    Biden transition team announces coronavirus advisers, including whistleblower Rick Bright
    President-elect Joe Biden urged Americans to wear a face mask Monday, saying that doing so "is not a political statement" and the best way to save lives before a coronavirus vaccine is widely available. Link
  • Pfizer’s Early Data Shows Vaccine Is More Than 90% Effective

    Pfizer’s Early Data Shows Vaccine Is More Than 90% Effective
    Pfizer announced positive early results from its coronavirus vaccine trial, cementing the lead in a frenzied global race that has unfolded at record-breaking speed. Link
  • [Personal] Oak at Arastradero Preserve

    [Personal] Oak at Arastradero Preserve
    This Oak at Arastradero Preserve is amazing
  • Product page for CEB Practitioner's Business Litigation module live

    Product page for CEB Practitioner's Business Litigation module live
    Product page for CEB Practitioner's Business Litigation module live
  • [Personal] Our nuclear family is together for first time in a year.

    Our nuclear family is together for first time in a year.
  • CEB launches new blog Golden State Lawyer

    CEB launches new blog Golden State Lawyer
    CEB launches new blog Golden State Lawyer
  • [Personal] Glowfari Outing at Oakland Zoo

    [Personal] Glowfari Outing at Oakland Zoo
    Last public outing before winter 2020 major CA shutdown
  • Game, but no fans, at Chase

    Game, but no fans, at Chase
    The Warriors play their first game of the 2020-21 season at Chase Center, a preseason win over the Nuggets, with no fans. Link
  • [Personal] I adopted a dog to keep my company out in my backyard office.

    [Personal] I adopted a dog to keep my company out in my backyard office.
  • 1st reported US case of COVID-19 variant found in Colorado

    1st reported US case of COVID-19 variant found in Colorado
    The first reported U.S. case of the COVID-19 variant that’s been seen in the United Kingdom has been discovered in Colorado, Gov. Jared Polis announced Tuesday, adding urgency to efforts to vaccinate Americans. Link
  • U.S. could ramp up slow Covid vaccine rollout by giving two half volume doses of Moderna shot, Slaoui says

    U.S. could ramp up slow Covid vaccine rollout by giving two half volume doses of Moderna shot, Slaoui says
    The head of the federal government’s Covid-19 vaccine program said Sunday that health officials are exploring the idea of giving a major group of Americans half volume doses of one vaccine to accelerate the rollout. Link
  • Moderna raises 2021 vaccine output forecast to at least 600 million doses

    Moderna raises 2021 vaccine output forecast to at least 600 million doses
    Moderna Inc said on Monday it would produce at least 600 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine in 2021, up by 100 million doses from its previous forecast, as the United States continues to roll-out the vaccine. Link
  • CDC says severe allergic reactions to coronavirus vaccine are rare

    CDC says severe allergic reactions to coronavirus vaccine are rare
    In the first week and a half of the US Covid-19 vaccine effort, the CDC said there have been 21 additional confirmed cases of severe allergic reactions known as anaphylaxis, bringing the total cases to 29 out of 1.9 million doses administered. Link
  • New Virus Discovered by Chinese Scientists Investigating Pneumonia Outbreak

    New Virus Discovered by Chinese Scientists Investigating Pneumonia Outbreak
    Chinese state media reported Thursday that the unidentified pneumonia “is believed to be a new type of coronavirus,” citing experts. State media reported that the results were preliminary and more research was needed to understand the virus. Link
  • With virus surging, Biden to speed release of COVID vaccines

    With virus surging, Biden to speed release of COVID vaccines
    With COVID-19 surging and vaccinations off to a slow start, President-elect Joe Biden will rapidly release most available vaccine doses to protect more people, his office said Friday, a reversal of Trump administration policies. Link
  • New CDC Director Pledges to Speed Vaccination, Restore Trust in Agency

    New CDC Director Pledges to Speed Vaccination, Restore Trust in Agency
    Rochelle Walensky, the incoming director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said she will start her new job with a big to-do list: helping states fix Covid-19 vaccination programs and persuading exhausted Americans to wear masks and take other precautions. Link
  • [Personal] Daily lunches have improved this year!

    [Personal] Daily lunches have improved this year!
    Daily lunches have improved this year!
  • Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Offers Strong Protection but Fuels Concern About Variants

    Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Offers Strong Protection but Fuels Concern About Variants
    Johnson & Johnson, the only major drug maker developing a single-dose vaccine for Covid, announced on Friday that its shot provided strong protection against Covid-19, potentially offering another powerful tool in a desperate race against a worldwide rise in virus mutations. Link
  • Product page for CEB Practitioner's Real Property Litigation module live

    Product page for CEB Practitioner's Real Property Litigation module live
    Product page for CEB Practitioner's Real Property Litigation module live
  • More Americans Vaccinated Than Total of COVID Cases

    More Americans Vaccinated Than Total of COVID Cases
    More than 26.4 million people in the U.S. have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, surpassing the country’s 26.3 million COVID-19 cases reported during the pandemic. Link
  • New COVID Strain Spreading Across U.S.: What We Know

    New COVID Strain Spreading Across U.S.: What We Know
    A new variant of the coronavirus believed to spread more easily has forced the United Kingdom into another lockdown and been detected in at least 33 countries, including the United States. Many of the U.S. cases have no known travel history — meaning the strain is spreading throughout communities. Link
  • First CEB Contributor Community Newsletter sent to contributors

    First CEB Contributor Community Newsletter sent to contributors
    First CEB Contributor Community Newsletter sent to contributors
  • My parents are vaccinated at Moscone Center in SF.

    My parents are vaccinated at Moscone Center in SF.
    My parents are vaccinated at Moscone Center in SF. The whole process was incredibly quick and efficient.
    – Kelly Chan
  • United States Purchases 200 Million Moderna, Pfizer Vaccines

    United States Purchases 200 Million Moderna, Pfizer Vaccines
    The U.S. has finalized a previously announced deal with Pfizer and Moderna for 200 million more coronavirus vaccine doses, which should provide enough to vaccinate nearly every American, President Joe Biden said Thursday. Link
  • White House announces another bump in vaccine supply; winter storm disrupts vaccination sites nationwide

    White House announces another bump in vaccine supply; winter storm disrupts vaccination sites nationwide
    The White House announced Tuesday that states can expect a slight boost in coronavirus vaccine supplies as manufacturers continue to scale up production. The weekly supply of vaccines being sent to states will grow from 11 million doses to 13.5 million, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday. Link
  • Covid vaccine shipments will be delayed because of weather, CDC says

    Covid vaccine shipments will be delayed because of weather, CDC says
    Winter storms that have led to more than two dozen deaths and left millions of people without power are also likely to cause "widespread delays" in Covid-19 vaccine shipments in the coming days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday. Link
  • As US stocks up on COVID-19 vaccines, Biden pledges $4 billion to global COVAX campaign

    As US stocks up on COVID-19 vaccines, Biden pledges $4 billion to global COVAX campaign
    On Friday, President Joe Biden will announce a $4 billion U.S. commitment to the global vaccine alliance known as COVAX, aimed at helping poor countries inoculate their populations, according to a senior administration official. Link
  • California coronavirus variant is resistant to antibodies, but vaccines should still work

    California coronavirus variant is resistant to antibodies, but vaccines should still work
    Early studies show the coronavirus variant that’s spreading widely across California is somewhat resistant to antibodies that fight off infection, but the vaccines still should offer plenty of protection, infectious disease experts say. Link
  • Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Works Well and May Curb Virus Spread

    Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Works Well and May Curb Virus Spread
    The coronavirus vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson provides strong protection against severe disease and death from Covid-19, and may reduce the spread of the virus by vaccinated people, according to new analyses released Wednesday by the company and the Food and Drug Administration. Link
  • Biden marks 50 million vaccine doses but cautions there's a 'long way to go'

    Biden marks 50 million vaccine doses but cautions there's a 'long way to go'
    President Joe Biden on Thursday commemorated 50 million Covid-19 vaccine doses administered since he took office, using it as a measuring stick against his promise to put 100 million shots in people's arms in his first 100 days. But he also warned there's "a long way to go" before life will return to normal. Link
  • F.D.A. Clears Johnson & Johnson’s Shot, the Third Vaccine for U.S.

    F.D.A. Clears Johnson & Johnson’s Shot, the Third Vaccine for U.S.
    The Food and Drug Administration on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson’s single-shot Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, beginning the rollout of millions of doses of a third effective vaccine that could reach Americans by early next week. Link
  • Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Rollout Begins In U.S. As COVID-19 Cases Tick Up

    Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Rollout Begins In U.S. As COVID-19 Cases Tick Up
    Johnson & Johnson has begun shipping nearly 4 million doses of its newly authorized COVID-19 vaccine across the U.S., officials said Monday, and is expected to further scale up supply in the coming weeks and months. Link
  • Biden Says U.S. Will Have Vaccine Supply For All Adults By May, Prioritizes Teachers

    Biden Says U.S. Will Have Vaccine Supply For All Adults By May, Prioritizes Teachers
    President Biden said on Tuesday that the U.S. will produce enough vaccines for every adult in the U.S. by the end of May, while making a fresh push to vaccinate school staff over the next month. Link
  • The C.D.C. links restaurant dining and a lack of mask mandates to the virus’s spread in the U.S.

    The C.D.C. links restaurant dining and a lack of mask mandates to the virus’s spread in the U.S.
    The researchers also found that counties opening restaurants for on-premises dining — indoors or outdoors — saw a rise in daily infections about six weeks later, and an increase in Covid-19 death rates about two months later. Link
  • Pandemic’s Racial Disparities Persist in Vaccine Rollout

    Pandemic’s Racial Disparities Persist in Vaccine Rollout
    Communities of color, which have borne the brunt of the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States, have also received a smaller share of available vaccines. The vaccination rate for Black people in the United States is half that of white people, and the gap for Hispanic people is even larger, according to a New York Times analysis of state-reported race and ethnicity information. Link
  • CDC releases highly anticipated guidance for people fully vaccinated against Covid-19.

    CDC releases highly anticipated guidance for people fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
    New guidelines from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say people fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can safely visit with other vaccinated people and small groups of unvaccinated people in some circumstances, but there are still important safety precautions needed. Link
  • Virtual lunch celebration of 1,000 Practitioner items published

    Virtual lunch celebration of 1,000 Practitioner items published
    Virtual lunch celebration of 1,000 Practitioner items published
  • Keeping watch in these scary times.

    Keeping watch in these scary times.
    Keeping watch in these scary times.
    – Paul Myslin
  • [CEB Event] Inaugural CEB Diversity, Inclusion & Equity Committee meeting

    [CEB Event] Inaugural CEB Diversity, Inclusion & Equity Committee meeting
  • Moderna says new data shows its Covid vaccine is more than 90% effective against virus six months after second shot

    Moderna says new data shows its Covid vaccine is more than 90% effective against virus six months after second shot
    Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective at protecting against Covid and more than 95% effective against severe disease up to six months after the second dose, the company said Tuesday, citing updated data from its phase three clinical trial. Link
  • Covid-19: Hopes for ‘Herd Immunity’ Fade as Virus Hurtles Toward Becoming Endemic

    Covid-19: Hopes for ‘Herd Immunity’ Fade as Virus Hurtles Toward Becoming Endemic
    Early in the pandemic, there was hope that the world would one day achieve herd immunity, the point when the coronavirus lacks enough hosts to spread easily. But over a year later, the virus is crushing India with a fearsome second wave and surging in countries from Asia to Latin America. Link
  • Covid-19 vaccine acceptance rates lower among Black US military service members, military study finds

    Covid-19 vaccine acceptance rates lower among Black US military service members, military study finds
    Black US military service members were 28% less likely to get an initial Covid-19 vaccine dose compared to White service members, according to a military study. Link
  • Fauci Says He Expects Vaccines For Younger Children By The End Of Year Or Early 2022

    Fauci Says He Expects Vaccines For Younger Children By The End Of Year Or Early 2022
    Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief medical adviser to President Biden, says that he expects COVID-19 vaccinations to open up to younger children in the coming months. Link