Conflicts mount on easing COVID-19 restrictions amid autumn case spikes

Conflicts mount on easing COVID-19 restrictions amid autumn case spikes

This post was originally published on this siteAn uptick in COVID-19 cases as winter approaches is setting off a debate about if a new era of living with the virus has arrived or whether heightened restrictions and caution are still needed.Cases in the U.S. have risen to more than 80,000...

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Judge says Texas school mask mandate ban violates disabled student rights

Judge says Texas school mask mandate ban violates disabled student rights

This post was originally published on this siteA US judge said the ban cannot be enforced as it violates the federal rights of disabled students.

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US court suspends Biden vaccine mandate for businesses

US court suspends Biden vaccine mandate for businesses

This post was originally published on this site A US federal appeals court Saturday halted a vaccine mandate by President Joe Biden’s administration that is intended to push millions of workers at businesses with more than 100 employees into getting Covid-19 shots. The New Orleans-based US Court of Appeals for...

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White House facing onslaught of challenges to coronavirus vaccine rules

White House facing onslaught of challenges to coronavirus vaccine rules

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration is bracing for an onslaught of challenges to its coronavirus vaccine-or-test mandate for private sector businesses.Administration officials insist they are on solid legal footing, but it’s not stopping business groups,…

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F.D.A. Expected to Clear Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine for Young Children

F.D.A. Expected to Clear Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine for Young Children

This post was originally published on this siteExperts said the shot could bring relief to parents anxious about their children getting sick, though some worry that those most at risk may slip through the cracks.

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Vaccinated just as likely to spread delta variant as unvaccinated: study

Vaccinated just as likely to spread delta variant as unvaccinated: study

This post was originally published on this sitePeople who have received COVID-19 vaccinations are able to spread the delta variant despite their vaccination status, just as easily as unvaccinated individuals, a new study published on Friday shows.According to the study…

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Biden balances vaccinating Americans and donating vaccines globally

Biden balances vaccinating Americans and donating vaccines globally

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. delivered the 200 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccines worldwide, part of a 1.1 billion dose pledge. NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to the State Department’s Gayle Smith, who is leading the effort.

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White House details plan to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11

White House details plan to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House on Wednesday unveiled its plans to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 to 11, pending US Food and Drug Administration authorization.

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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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