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  1. Well, our summer has ended, and it's cold in the morning. Outside. It was 11 degrees. So the summer of 2021 is over especially in the Northern states. We have a new Hurricane coming. It's called Hurricane Larry... Not sure where its going to end up. Happy Labor Day Weekend!
  2. Doing great ! There was some flooding in the basement parking area. I checked our vehicles, looked in the trunks and interior of car it was dry. They had pumps running overnight. Just have some puddles of water remaining. At least its still remote work so no need to go to the office.
  3. Some Broadway shows have started as from today: Broadway Tickets | Broadway Shows | Theater Tickets | Broadway.com
  4. Return to the office update: Return to the office due to the Delta virus has been pushed back to November 2021. This date is not final and could be extended further to 2022
  5. The White House is pushing for the 3rd Booster Covid -19 vaccination, to be done six months after your initial shots and not eight months as initially planned. This is due to data coming out of Israel. The CDC is still to get on board with this.
  6. New Exit Tax on South Africans planned โ€˜Exit taxโ€™ to hit South Africans looking to emigrate from 2022 (businesstech.co.za)
  7. Looks like SAA is going to make a comeback. They currently only have a fleet of 12 aircraft. But looks like the new SAA will resume domestically in September and Internationally in November 2021๐Ÿ˜€ New AOC Sees Prospects Brighten At South African Airways - Simple Flying
  8. When the borders open up and foreign travel is allowed to the USA, All foreign nationals must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 before entry to the USA is allowed. Not sure of the implementation date.
  9. Just a update to the Phillips product recall. No response from Phillips after registering their equipment. My insurance will pay for the rental of a new Bipap machine for 10 months. After the 10 months it becomes yours anyway as long as you use it.
  10. The return to the office date has been pushed back to October 5, 2021 Due to the Delta virus.
  11. Pfizer has applied to the FDA for a 3rd Covid - 19 vaccine Booster shot in August Pfizer to Request FDA Authorization for Covid Vaccine Booster Shot in August - Bloomberg
  12. Phillips Dream station 1 There is a recall out on many of the Phillips CPAP machines sold before April 2021. So appears many folk will be affected by this. The problem found is that the machines have a small potential to cause lung cancer, as some of the black foam packaging inside the machine has the potential to break off, and be blown into your lungs during use. The advice given by Phillips is to stop using your machine and contact your sleep lab or service provider. This sounds like a massive world wide recall which will take months to repair./ replace. I have registered my device with Phillips. Enter the serial number of your device and it will tell you immediately if you device has a recall on it. Philips provides update on recall notification - News | Philips. Warning! Important Safety Information For Philips DreamStation Users - Health Hazard - Bing video Philips recalls sleep apnea machines, ventilators over cancer risk (msn.com) SoClean May Be Dangerous to Your Health | Sleep and Attention Deficit Disorders Institute (sleepandattentiondisorders.com) Received this message after completing the recall notice. Please notate your confirmation number: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx What to expect next: We regret that it may take some time to replace your device. The repair process for existing devices requires regulatory approval in your country, which we are working toward obtaining as quickly as possible. We will begin the repair/replacement process immediately upon that approval. When the repair/replace process commences, we will prioritize the devices that support patients with more advanced clinical needs. We understand the impact of this issue on your therapy and we sincerely apologize for this disruption. It is our absolute number one priority to replace affected devices as quickly as possible. For additional questions: For more information and updates, please visit Philips.com/src-update where we will be updating answers to frequently asked questions (FAQ) as more information becomes available.
  13. My siblings in South Africa got their first round of the Covid-19 Vaccine today. (Pfizer vaccine) ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
  14. The CDC has a new policy of banning dogs from 100 countries for a year. South Africa is on the list. Appears from the article in some case the will still allow the import of dogs with all the required paperwork. High-Risk Countries for Dog Rabies | Bringing an Animal into U.S. | Importation | CDC What is a Valid Rabies Vaccination Certificate? | Bringing an Animal into U.S. | Importation | CDC
  15. Appears to be another shortage of SA Marmite. Marmite crisis in South Africa, a chain reaction of chaos (capetownetc.com)
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