Strong Job Gains Likely but Omicron Threat Looms

Strong Job Gains Likely but Omicron Threat Looms

This post was originally published on this siteLower Covid-19 case numbers probably helped fuel the U.S. economy and powered job gains in November, economists say, but the Omicron variant could put that progress at risk.

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The CDC reveals the first case of the omicron variant in the U.S.

The CDC reveals the first case of the omicron variant in the U.S.

This post was originally published on this site  Air China flight crew members in hazmat suits walk through the arrivals area at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. The United States has confirmed its first case of the omicron variant of the coronavirus. |...

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GOP anger with Fauci rises

GOP anger with Fauci rises

This post was originally published on this siteAnthony Fauci has taken GOP anger with him to a new level by stating that Republicans who criticize him are “really criticizing science because I represent science.” The right exploded at the weekend remarks from an interview with “Face the…

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Global markets fall after Moderna Omicron warning

Global markets fall after Moderna Omicron warning

This post was originally published on this siteStock markets slide after Moderna boss casts doubt on vaccine effectiveness against new variant.

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Paul, Cruz fire back after Fauci says criticism of him is ‘dangerous’

Paul, Cruz fire back after Fauci says criticism of him is ‘dangerous’

This post was originally published on this siteGOP Sens. Rand Paul (Ky.) and Ted Cruz (Texas) on Monday fired back at chief White House medical adviser Anthony Fauci after he gave an in-depth interview in which he called their criticisms “dangerous.”While sitting down with “Face…

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Congress widens PPP fraud probe to more online financial companies

Congress widens PPP fraud probe to more online financial companies

This post was originally published on this siteTwo financial startups emerged as major players in Payroll Protection Program lending. Now Congress suspects fraud.     

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COVID-19 deaths in 2021 have surpassed last year’s death toll, CDC data shows: Updates

COVID-19 deaths in 2021 have surpassed last year’s death toll, CDC data shows: Updates

This post was originally published on this siteCOVID19 has killed more people in 2021 than 2020, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data shows. Latest updates.     

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U.S. senators call for a national commission to probe the start of the pandemic

U.S. senators call for a national commission to probe the start of the pandemic

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Rachel Martin talks to GOP Sen. Roger Marshall and Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand about a bipartisan group pushing for a commission to investigate the origins and response to COVID-19.

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Expert CDC committee to discuss lifting restrictions on booster shots for all adults: COVID-19 updates

Expert CDC committee to discuss lifting restrictions on booster shots for all adults: COVID-19 updates

This post was originally published on this siteAn expert advisory committee to the CDC will meet Friday to discuss lifting restrictions on COVID booster shots to any adult who wants them. Updates.     

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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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