Despite omicron hurdles, strong economic recovery likely remains on track

Despite omicron hurdles, strong economic recovery likely remains on track

This post was originally published on this siteThe economy has become more resilient to the virus with each new variant. But it’s become clear that the rebound will revolve around pandemic caseloads.

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Moderna begins testing omicron-targeted COVID booster shot: Latest updates

Moderna begins testing omicron-targeted COVID booster shot: Latest updates

This post was originally published on this siteModerna tests an omicron-specific booster shot. Jewish groups condemn Holocaust comparisons. Latest COVID updates.     

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Monoclonal antibodies were ‘doing nothing’ against omicron. That’s why FDA pulled its authorization.

Monoclonal antibodies were ‘doing nothing’ against omicron. That’s why FDA pulled its authorization.

This post was originally published on this siteMonoclonal antibodies from drug-makers Regeneron and Eli Lilly have proven ineffective against the omicron variant of COVID-19.     

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Omicron variant less severe than other pandemic waves, CDC says: COVID updates

Omicron variant less severe than other pandemic waves, CDC says: COVID updates

This post was originally published on this siteThough omicron variant has shattered case and hospitalization records, factors have shown it’s still less severe than other waves. COVID updates.     

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Biden administration to withdraw Covid-19 vaccination and testing regulation aimed at large businesses

Biden administration to withdraw Covid-19 vaccination and testing regulation aimed at large businesses

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is withdrawing its Covid-19 vaccination and testing regulation aimed at large businesses, following the Supreme Court’s decision to block the rule earlier this month.

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DeSantis vows to fight FDA after COVID treatment his top donor invested in is found to not fight Omicron

DeSantis vows to fight FDA after COVID treatment his top donor invested in is found to not fight Omicron

This post was originally published on this site Governor Ron DeSantis is promising to fight the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after it revoked its emergency authorization for a COVID treatment made by two drug manufacturers, including one which happens to be heavily invested in by the Florida Republican’s billionaire...

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CDC asked to release race and gender data on long covid

CDC asked to release race and gender data on long covid

This post was originally published on this siteReps. Ayanna Pressley and Don Beyer called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to release data on the prevalence of long covid in the United States, broken down by race and other demographic factors.

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Georgia Republicans push bill banning all government mandates of ‘any vaccination’ including in public schools

Georgia Republicans push bill banning all government mandates of ‘any vaccination’ including in public schools

This post was originally published on this site Georgia Senate Republicans are pushing a bill that would end any requirements for any vaccinations by any state or local government agency or office in the Peach State, including vaccines for children entering public school. The bill also bans any government agency...

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Pfizer and BioNTech announce plans to test omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine in adult trials

Pfizer and BioNTech announce plans to test omicron-specific COVID-19 vaccine in adult trials

This post was originally published on this sitePfizer and BioNTech will conduct three simultaneous trials in adults to determine if an omicron-specific vaccine is more effective than current shots.     

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Biden to use $2 billion from Provider Relief Fund as besieged hospitals push for aid

Biden to use $2 billion from Provider Relief Fund as besieged hospitals push for aid

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration will distribute $2 billion from the Provider Relief Fund on Tuesday to aid hospital and other medical providers overwhelmed by Covid patients.

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