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CDC director says ‘milder doesn’t mean mild’ as Covid hospitalizations reach record high

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention attends a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing to examine the federal response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and new emerging variants at Capitol Hill in Washington,......

CDC Tells Pharmacies to Give 4th Covid Shots to Immunocompromised Patients

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reached out to pharmacists Wednesday to reinforce the message that people with moderate to severe immune suppression are eligible for fourth covid shots. The conference call came a day after KHN reported that immunocompromised people were being turned away by pharmacy employees unfamiliar......

School closures have been made with politics in mind — not science

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Corey DeAngelis, Christos Makridis The long-term closing of schools, and the harm it did to children nationwide, was a decision based not on health, but on politics — thanks to teachers unions and the Democratic politicians they fund. Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate......

1/15: CBS Saturday Morning

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here 1/15: CBS Saturday Morning – CBS News Watch CBSN Live East Coast prepares for winter storm expected to bring heavy snow and ice; Rachel Balkovec on coaching Yankees’ minor league team. Be the first to know Get browser notifications......

U.S. CDC recommends Americans wear ‘most protective mask you can’

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People wait in line to be tested for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at the Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S., January 11, 2022. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Jan 14 (Reuters) – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) late on......

Walgreens, CVS cut paid sick leave for workers in line with CDC guidance

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Jan 11 (Reuters) – Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA.O) and CVS Health Corp (CVS.N) have cut paid sick leave for workers who test positive for COVID-19, aligning their policies to a change in U.S. health guidance, the companies said on Tuesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its......

CDC study highlights just how little risk COVID is to the vaccinated

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Post Editorial Board If you’re still not convinced about getting vaccinated, or still believe that we need restrictive mandates to fight COVID, then you should take a look at the latest study by the CDC, highlighted by Chief Dr. Rochelle Walensky. Source – For more click here To Return to......

Despite continued idiocy, COVID sense is finally winning out

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Post Editorial Board Plenty of folks are still clinging COVID hysteria, especially among America’s sheltered elites. But after nearly two years, sound sense is finally winning out Source – For more click here To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n Pics – Click here for......

How Jan. 6 Changed Congress, Extremism Going Mainstream, CDC Fumbles Messaging : Up First

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NPR It was a year ago today that a mob of pro-Trump supporters stormed the U.S. Capitol. How has that attack changed Congress? And more and more middle-class Americans, with jobs and families sympathize with fringe groups. What happens when extremism goes mainstream? Plus, why the CDC has been fumbling......

CBS Evening News, January 5, 2022

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here CBS Evening News, January 5, 2022 – CBS News Watch CBSN Live CDC advisers recommend COVID boosters for kids 12-15; Journalists bring their different communities together Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events,......

Dr. David Agus on Omicron’s spread, CDC guidelines and boosters for kids

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Dr. David Agus on Omicron’s spread, CDC guidelines and boosters for kids – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Average daily COVID-19 cases hit a new record high in the U.S., topping 300,000 last week. CBS News medical contributor Dr.......

CDC panel recommends Pfizer boosters for 12- to 15-year-olds amid omicron surge

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A nurse gives Sherri Trimble, 15, a shot of the vaccine at a vaccination clinic at Health First Medical Centre in Melbourne, Florida. Paul Hennessy | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s......

Walmart cuts paid Covid leave in half, as CDC isolation guidance changes

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An employee scans grocery items for pickup order at a Walmart Inc. store in Burbank, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019. Patrick T. Fallon | Bloomberg | Getty Images Walmart is cutting pandemic-related paid leave in half — from......

CDC On Isolation Testing, The Sedition Hunters, A Theranos Whistleblower Speaks : Up First

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NPR How much worse could the omicron surge get? And amateur sleuths are tracking down alleged rioters who attacked the U.S. Capitol last year. Who are they and how much are they really helping? Plus, a whistleblower who tipped off authorities about Elizabeth Holmes and Theranos years ago feels vindicated......

Fauci gets it right on measuring COVID — then undermines new CDC quarantine advice

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Post Editorial Board Welcome to the club, Dr. Tony Fauci. For months, The Post has argued that the number of daily COVID cases has become largely “irrelevant,” since so many cases are mild or totally asymptomatic — and now the nation’s most-camera-eager expert finally agrees. “You have a virus that......

Further clarification ‘coming very soon’ to CDC Covid-19 isolation guidelines

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Asked by CNN’s Dana Bash on Sunday whether the CDC’s shorter Covid-19 isolation guidelines were driven by science or by societal and business pressures, President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser said, “There’s no doubt that you do want to......

Gottlieb says decisions on kids’ boosters should be left up to parents

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Caroline Vakil Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said on Sunday that parents and their physicians should be the ones to make a decision over whether to have children receive the COVID-19 booster, adding that’s also something......

CDC mulling COVID test requirement for asymptomatic

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Washington – As the COVID-19 omicron variant surges across the United States, top federal health officials are looking to add a negative test along with five-day isolation restrictions for asymptomatic Americans who catch the coronavirus, the White House’s top medical......

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