Poll: Americans rank the risk of hospitalization for COVID–19 high

News 09/29/21, 03:40

According to a Gallup poll result published this week, most Americans polled overrate the scope of threats posed by COVID-19. The survey involved more than 3,000 U.S. adults. The results suggested views about hospitalization, especially among unvaccinated people, might be more pessimistic than the reality.  It compared how Americans view the risks ...

CDC backs vaccine booster for high risk workers, overrides panel

News 09/24/21, 15:24

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday, Sept. 24, said that it supports COVID-19 booster shots for people with high-risk jobs in addition to elders and adults with underlying conditions. “This updated interim guidance from CDC allows for millions of Americans who are at highest risk for ...

Florida allows optional quarantine for students exposed to COVID-19

U.S. 09/23/21, 02:38

On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Florida added a new COVID-19 protocol, making it optional for parents to isolate their kids after exposure to the coronavirus. According to a report from the Associated Press, the new rule was issued by Florida's freshly appointed surgeon general Dr. Joseph Ladapo who was sworn in only ...

Pfizer booster shot: FDA panel votes no for general public

U.S. 09/18/21, 02:08

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declined the plan to administer Pfizer booster shots to all eligible Americans. The decision was made after the vaccine advisory committee on Friday, Sept. 17, voted 16-2 against a proposal saying the Pfizer-made booster shot should be rolled out for those age16 and ...

Supreme Court thwarts CDC’s eviction moratorium

News 08/27/21, 04:22

The Supreme Court on Thursday, Aug. 26, barred the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) from implementing the federal statutory prohibition on evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to NBC News, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the landlords in a 6-3 vote, saying that “if a federally imposed ...

More salmonella illnesses have prompted a nationwide shrimp recall

News 08/17/21, 16:11

According to federal authorities, a salmonella outbreak has sickened nine people in four states, with three of them hospitalized. More than two dozen shrimp products sold nationwide are now being recalled.The FDA expanded an ongoing recall of frozen shrimp products from Avanti Frozen Foods over the weekend. Affected products include ...

US hits record high COVID-19 cases since February

News 08/07/21, 15:42

The COVID-19 pandemic updates on Thursday, August 5, revealed a grim reality for the new Delta variant-driven pandemic in the U.S. In total, 109,824 new virus cases were reported, with a seven-day rolling average of 98,518. It appeared that the country is suffering from a daily average of 100,000, a worrisome ...

US deports illegal migrants back to Mexico

Central America 08/06/21, 03:55

Flights to return illegal Central American migrant families had finally started, a source said. The flights were initiated under Title 42, a Trump-era border policy that would expel undocumented migrants to restrict COVID-19 risks. The procedure was extended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this Monday, Aug. 2.  On ...

CDC introduces new eviction moratorium until October

U.S. 08/03/21, 23:55

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced a new federal eviction moratorium until at least Oct. 3. Landlords are prohibited from evicting residents in parts of the United States where "substantial and high levels" of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) virus infections have been reported for 60 days. The safety ...

CDC’s eviction moratorium expires after House fails to extend it

U.S. 08/01/21, 04:23

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s eviction moratorium expired on Sunday, August 1, after the House failed to extend it and left for their August recess. The CDC had put a moratorium on evictions in place since September 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The agency signed an extension ...

Mask mandates are being pushed by liberals from the White House to Hawaii

News 08/01/21, 04:10

In communities reporting at least 50 new cases per 100,000 people in seven days, the new guidance encourages wearing masks indoors. According to data from Johns Hopkins University, such hotspots can be found all over the United States, but particularly in Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana.As of Friday, Hawaii, Nevada, and ...

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