Over 1M refugees flee Ukraine; COVID will ‘likely’ spread amid Russian invasion: Live updates

Over 1M refugees flee Ukraine; COVID will ‘likely’ spread amid Russian invasion: Live updates

This post was originally published on this siteMore than 1 million people have fled Ukraine as Russian forces escalate attacks. WHO issues warning over COVID transmission in the region. Updates.     

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New CDC Guidelines Say Most Americans Can Be ‘Mask Free’

New CDC Guidelines Say Most Americans Can Be ‘Mask Free’

This post was originally published on this siteSATISH KUMAR Nearly two years to the day after the first coronavirus shutdown measures marked, for many, the beginning of the pandemic, the White House’s COVID-19 response team has released an updated plan to combat the virus as the nation seeks to return...

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Democrats turn against mask mandates as Covid landscape and voter attitudes shift

Democrats turn against mask mandates as Covid landscape and voter attitudes shift

This post was originally published on this siteWhen President Joe Biden gives his State of the Union speech on Tuesday, the mask mandate will be gone in the Capitol, reflecting a stark nationwide shift for D

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Companies Seize March as a Moment to Reopen the Office

Companies Seize March as a Moment to Reopen the Office

This post was originally published on this siteWith Omicron cases falling, Citi, American Express, Cisco Systems and others say they spot a window to bring workers back together.

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Masks optional for Biden’s State of the Union

Masks optional for Biden’s State of the Union

This post was originally published on this siteMasks will be optional for members of Congress and others attending President Joe Biden’s State of the Union address Tuesday.

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U.S. Jobless Claims Fall Amid Tight Labor Market

U.S. Jobless Claims Fall Amid Tight Labor Market

This post was originally published on this siteInitial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, fell to a seasonally adjusted 232,000 last week, as Covid-19 cases continued to decline.

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Rise in Non-Covid-19 Deaths Hits Life Insurers

Rise in Non-Covid-19 Deaths Hits Life Insurers

This post was originally published on this siteDeath-benefit claims not tied directly to Covid-19 rose last year, and insurance executives think the deferral of medical treatment during the pandemic was a contributing factor.

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Ahead of new masking guidelines, White House wants to stop mixed messages

Ahead of new masking guidelines, White House wants to stop mixed messages

This post was originally published on this siteIn May, the last time the CDC released mask guidance, the messaging from the White House was a confusing mess. Public health experts say the White House needs to do a better job this time around.

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