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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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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Home Depot Sales Rise, Continuing Pandemic Streak

Home Depot Sales Rise, Continuing Pandemic Streak

This post was originally published on this siteHome Depot’s sales in the latest quarter were up 9.8% year over year at $36.82 billion, despite supply-chain challenges that have disrupted many retailers.

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Biden Administration Is ‘Prepared to Defend’ Vaccine Rules, Surgeon General Said

Biden Administration Is ‘Prepared to Defend’ Vaccine Rules, Surgeon General Said

This post was originally published on this siteThe administration last week set Jan. 4 as the deadline for companies with 100 or more employees to mandate Covid vaccinations or implement weekly testing of workers.

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Labor shortage, inflation pose political obstacles for Biden

Labor shortage, inflation pose political obstacles for Biden

This post was originally published on this siteMillions of Americans have yet to return to work after dropping out of the labor market amid the onset of the pandemic, posing serious political obstacles for President Biden as he rushes to cement his economic agenda. Though the U.S. economy…

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Frustrated and weary over pandemic slog, more US workers are striking

Frustrated and weary over pandemic slog, more US workers are striking

This post was originally published on this site Exhausted after working long hours during the coronavirus pandemic and resentful that their bosses are not sharing sometimes huge profits, tens of thousands of nurses, factory workers and other laborers are going on strike across the United States. Some 31,000 employees of...

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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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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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