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FDA advisers support Novavax COVID-19 shots as new U.S. option.

Views expressed in this coronavirus update are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Accessed on 08 June 2022, 0526 UTC.

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CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

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CRAIG T. KOJIMA/CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Alice Taum, was offering flowers for a neighbor and friend’s husband. 888 or more chairs on front lawn of Central Union to memorialize those in Hawaii who have died from COVID-19. Part of All Saints Day, a Christian remembrance tradition.
Getting access to COVID-19 funeral assistance funds

Dear Savvy Senior: I recently saw a news segment on TV about a government funeral assistance program available to families who lost loved ones during the pandemic. What can you tell me about this? I lost my 78-year-old mother to COVID-19 in 2021 and want to find out whether I’m still eligible for any funeral funds, and if so, what I need to do to get them. — Still Sad Read more

WILLY SANJUAN/INVISION/AP / MAY 10
                                Jeff Goldblum poses for a portrait to promote the film “Jurassic World Dominion” at the Universal Studios Lot in Los Angeles.
Jeff Goldblum takes one more bite out of ‘Jurassic World’

As the stylish chaos theorist of the “Jurassic Park” and “Jurassic World” films, Jeff Goldblum is voice of reason and comedy relief in one, an auger of nature’s unpredictability who can’t help marveling at seeing his theories in action, even if that poses immediate danger to himself. Read more

CAROLINE CHEN / AP
                                Dragon boat participants from Panting village row along a canal in the historic Lychee Bay scenic area in Guangzhou in southern China’s Guangdong Province, Friday.
As COVID retreats, dragon boat tradition back in south China

The historic Lychee Bay scenic area in the southern Chinese manufacturing hub of Guangzhou staged boat displays and other scaled-back celebrations to mark the holiday commemorating the death of revered poet and government minister Qu Yuan. Read more

GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Sophia Dam, 7, left, and her brother William, 5 set their lantern adrift at this years Shinnyo-En Floating Lantern Ceremony. This years event was an interactive and virtual experience created by artist Hideaki Tsutsui which also included LED display video of waves breaking on the beach.
 Kokua Line: Will lantern-float return to Ala Moana next year?

Question: No disrespect to the lantern floating, which I love, but it’s nice to see the focus return to ceremonies at Punchbowl and other military cemeteries. The specific purpose of Memorial Day as a holiday is to honor serv­icemen and women who died serving in the U.S. armed forces. If the lantern-floating does return next year as a large, in-person event, I hope they will choose a different day. Read more

 

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