With hospitals crowded from COVID, 1 in 5 American families delays health care

With hospitals crowded from COVID, 1 in 5 American families delays health care

This post was originally published on this site Putting off surgeries or routine treatments for serious illnesses has become common during the pandemic, a new NPR/Harvard poll finds. (Image credit: Kyle Green/AP)

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U.S. to open borders to fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico

U.S. to open borders to fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas about tourism coming back to her border district in El Paso once the border reopens to fully vaccinated travelers.

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What’s behind the push for a fourth stimulus check

What’s behind the push for a fourth stimulus check

This post was originally published on this siteIRS has distributed almost 170 million payments. But hardship remains widespread as the Delta variant spreads.

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U.S. to lift land border restrictions for vaccinated travelers

U.S. to lift land border restrictions for vaccinated travelers

This post was originally published on this siteFor the first time since March 2020, the U.S. will allow vaccinated travelers to enter the country by land for non-essential activities, like tourism and family visits.

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FDA advisory committee to consider boosters for Moderna and J&J COVID-19 vaccines

FDA advisory committee to consider boosters for Moderna and J&J COVID-19 vaccines

This post was originally published on this sitePeople who received Moderna and J&J COVID vaccines have been in limbo about booster shots. A key FDA committee will recommend if they are necessary.     

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott bans vaccine mandates by “any entity”

Texas Governor Greg Abbott bans vaccine mandates by “any entity”

This post was originally published on this siteThose found in violation of the order will be subject to a fine.

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Return of Office Workers Reaches Pandemic High

Return of Office Workers Reaches Pandemic High

This post was originally published on this siteAs Covid-19 infection rates fall, workers are trickling back to the office at the highest rate since the pandemic began, with more firms indicating that they will be welcoming workers back in the weeks ahead.

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As Biden’s vaccinate-or-test mandate approaches, questions arise over enforcement

As Biden’s vaccinate-or-test mandate approaches, questions arise over enforcement

This post was originally published on this siteThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration was already a strained agency before the president announced the new requirement.

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American Airlines issues deadline for employee vaccinations

American Airlines issues deadline for employee vaccinations

This post was originally published on this siteAmerican Airlines on Wednesday in an email informed all U.S. employees that they must submit evidence of being fully vaccinated by November 24 or face termination, according to multiple reports.American Airlines is classified as a…

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Kids could be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by Halloween. Pediatricians plead for patience.

Kids could be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by Halloween. Pediatricians plead for patience.

This post was originally published on this siteExperts say parents need to be patient after COVID vaccine shots are approved for their younger kids while the system gears up to make them available.     

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