Historic deep freeze leaves several dead, delays vaccine efforts in US

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A historic winter storm has killed at least 21 people, left millions of Texans without power and spun killer tornadoes into the US south-east

.shuttering COVID-19 inoculation centres and hindering vaccine distribution. It is not expected to relent until the weekend.

Biden, who was heading to Milwaukee to participate in a CNN town hall, declared the weather at his destination “cold as the devil up there”.Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner said 1.3 million people in his city remained without power. The city was looking for businesses that still had power to open their doors as warming centres.

Turner said vaccination centres in Houston would remain closed for the next two days. The Texas Department of State Health Services said vaccine shipments around the state would be delayed.

 

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Cannot blame wind turbines

Yes fake news, wind turbines accounted for a small % of power loss, Coal and gas fails for the majority

I see even SMH has chosen to publish incorrect information that power outages are due to wind turbines, instead of noting that the gas plants are shut down

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