House panel exposes how ‘shameful’ meatpackers put profits over worker health during pandemic

House panel exposes how ‘shameful’ meatpackers put profits over worker health during pandemic

This post was originally published on this site A congressional report published Thursday revealed that meat processing companies worked with and lobbied the Trump administration to continue operating during the Covid-19 pandemic, despite the danger to workers in the high-risk industry. “The devastating impacts of the Covid crisis on workers...

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What will COVID look like this summer? Health experts say the virus won’t be endemic, yet.

What will COVID look like this summer? Health experts say the virus won’t be endemic, yet.

This post was originally published on this siteThe past two summers saw increased cases, hospitalizations and death, but health experts say this summer may be different.     

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Shanghai Lockdown Reignites Supply-Chain Problems for U.S. Companies

Shanghai Lockdown Reignites Supply-Chain Problems for U.S. Companies

This post was originally published on this siteSome companies are warning that Covid-19 lockdowns are denting sales, disrupting operations and adding a strain that could be felt well into the summer.

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Biden administration secures 20 million courses of Covid-19 antiviral pill

Biden administration secures 20 million courses of Covid-19 antiviral pill

This post was originally published on this siteThe Biden administration has secured the purchase of 20 million treatment courses of Paxlovid, Pfizer’s antiviral Covid-19 pill, a senior administration official told CNN on Monday.

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Biden administration appeals ruling lifting mask mandate on transport

Biden administration appeals ruling lifting mask mandate on transport

This post was originally published on this site The United States government is appealing a court ruling that controversially lifted a federal mask mandate on public transport earlier this week, the Justice Department said Wednesday. After the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the country’s top health body, assessed...

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Four hidden reasons food prices are crazy right now

Four hidden reasons food prices are crazy right now

This post was originally published on this siteDrought, a chicken illness, war in Ukraine and politics at the border are adding to pandemic-era supply-chain disruptions

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As Biden plans to lift Title 42, Democrats want details on how he’ll address influx

As Biden plans to lift Title 42, Democrats want details on how he’ll address influx

This post was originally published on this site Some key Senate Democrats and candidates have come out this week and expressed reservations about the Biden administration’s decision to lift Title 42 by May 23. (Image credit: Eugene Garcia/AP)

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Airlines rush to drop mask mandates

Airlines rush to drop mask mandates

This post was originally published on this siteMajor airlines and airports are rushing to drop their mask requirements following a federal court ruling that struck down the federal government’s mask mandate for planes, trains and buses. Every major U.S. airline announced that masks are now optional shortly after the Transportation Security...

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CDC mask mandate for travelers struck down by federal judge

CDC mask mandate for travelers struck down by federal judge

This post was originally published on this siteA federal judge in Florida struck down on Monday the Biden administration’s mask mandate for airplanes and other public transport methods.

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Philly Brings Back Masks as Most Americans Say COVID Crisis Has Passed

Philly Brings Back Masks as Most Americans Say COVID Crisis Has Passed

This post was originally published on this site Philadelphia became the first major city in the country to reinstate its indoor mask mandate even as fewer than 1 in 10 Americans describe COVID-19 as “a serious crisis.” Philadelphia health commissioner Cheryl Bettigole announced Monday that, as of April 18, anyone...

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