Nursing homes in the United States have seen a huge drop in new COVID-19 cases this year — suggesting that coronavirus vaccines are working, a report released Tuesday said. There was a dramatic 82 percent decline in new cases among US nursing home residents since the peak during the week of Dec. 20, according to the report by the American Health Care Association and … [Read more...] about US nursing homes see 82% decline in COVID-19 cases after vaccines began
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A health worker administers a dose of the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine to a pregnant woman at Clalit Health Services, in Tel Aviv on January 23, 2021. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty ImagesMost pregnant women and mothers said they would get a safe and free COVID-19 vaccine last fall.Fewer women in the US, Russia, and Australia said they would get the vaccine.Pregnant people may … [Read more...] about Most pregnant women globally say they would get the COVID-19 vaccine, but American moms-to-be are hesitant
AxiosScoop: Trump had to be talked out of an early endorsement in Ohio's 2022 U.S. Senate raceDonald Trump had to be talked out of making an early endorsement in Ohio's 2022 U.S. Senate race, a sign of his eagerness to reengage politically, people familiar with the conversations tell Axios.What we're hearing: The former president discussed endorsing former state GOP chair Jane … [Read more...] about Gov. Abbott to make ‘statewide announcement.’ Could COVID-19 order changes be coming?
The head of the CDC said Monday she is “deeply concerned” that the steep drop in US COVID-19 infection and death rates has stalled — and that the numbers may now be headed in the opposite direction. “I remain deeply concerned about a potential shift in the trajectory of the pandemic,’’ said Dr. Rochelle Walensky, head of the federal Centers for Disease Control and … [Read more...] about CDC chief ‘deeply concerned’ that drop in COVID-19 rates has stalled
WASHINGTON — Twenty-one Republican governors and one Democrat are taking aim at a key component of President Joe Biden's COVID-19 relief bill, arguing a proposed allocation of funds "punishes" states that did not fully lock down businesses amid the pandemic.The governors, led by South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster, issued a statement over the weekend critical of what they called … [Read more...] about 21 Republican governors attack Biden’s COVID-19 stimulus bill for ‘penalizing’ their states