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Source: NBC New York
COVID-19 hospitalizations topped 2,000 for the first time since late February on Tuesday, rising nearly three-fold in just a month as highly contagious subvariants of omicron trigger pleas for renewed caution from officials...
Source: The Guardian
There will be at least 15,000 instances of viruses leaping between species over the next 50 years, with the climate crisis helping fuel a “potentially devastating” spread of disease that will imperil animals and people and risk...
April 28, 2022 The US is in ‘transition phase’ of pandemic, Fauci saysSource: CNN
The United States is “certainly, right now, in this country, out of the pandemic phase,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious...
April 21, 2022 DOJ appeals federal ruling on transportation mask mandate Betsy Klein By Betsy Klein, CNNSource: CNN
The Justice Department on Wednesday appealed a ruling by a federal judge that struck down the mask mandate for mass transportation, following a recommendation by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
April 20, 2022 Fliers, subway riders shed masks: ‘Feel free to burn themSource: AP
Travelers shed their masks and cheered as pilots and conductors announced that a federal judge in Florida had struck down a national mask mandate on airplanes and mass transit.
April 19, 2022 CDC mask mandate for travelers struck down by federal judgeSource: CNN
US District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle said the mandate was unlawful because it exceeded the statutory authority of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and because its implementation violated administrative law.
Source: CNN Business
Nearly 400 million people across 45 cities in China are under full or partial lockdown as part of China’s strict zero-Covid policy. Analysts are ringing warning bells, but say investors aren’t properly assessing how serious the...
“It’s not a specific prediction about the future,” Chakravarty hedged. “We’re not saying the world will end on Tuesday, April 7, 2024. But the goal is to make people say, ‘Gee, some scenarios out there are really quite ugly.’”
April 4, 2022 Iowa Farms To Lose 5 Million Birds To Bird FluSource: CBS Minnasota
Bird flu has infected two more farms in Iowa, forcing the killing of 5.3 million hens and 88,000 turkeys, officials said Friday. The new cases mean that across the nation, farmers have had to kill about 22 million egg-laying...
Source: Fos News
The sheer size of pandemic-related spending in the U.S. is entirely without precedent: During the 2008 financial crisis, for instance, the Obama administration approved a relief package roughly half the size of the American...
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