As Americans head into the holiday season, a rapidly intensifying flu season is straining hospitals already overburdened with patients sick from other respiratory infections. More than half the states have high or very high levels of flu, unusually high for this early in the season, the government reported Friday. Those 27 states are mostly in
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Marked By COVID Responds to CDC Director’s Admission of the Agency’s Failure in Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic
On Wednesday, Dr. Rochelle P. Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, admonished the agency’s COVID-19 pandemic response after reviewing the findings of a monthlong review in April. The review was requested by the director after continuous criticism by the public – including groups representing people living with COVID bereavement, Long COVID,
Nature has long been known for its relaxing qualities, as a place for humans to find tranquility, healing, and rest. Mental clarity and the feeling of reward are all associated with gardening, with the many physical benefits that follow. Fruit tree, herb, and vegetable gardening are particularly gratifying and an excellent source of super fresh
This week, a federal judge in Florida finally struck down a federal mask mandate from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An extensive number of executive branch agencies have acted in an authoritarian manner throughout the COVID-19 era: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration infamously attempted to cram down a vaccine mandate on every
A federal judge in Florida struck down a national mask mandate on airplanes and mass transit Monday, and airlines and airports swiftly began repealing their requirements that passengers wear face coverings. The judge’s decision freed airlines, airports and mass transit systems to make their own decisions about mask requirements, resulting in a mix of responses.
Photo: Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Gilbert, called the Biden administration’s plan to end Title 42, a pandemic-era rule that has been used to turn away 1.7 million migrants for health reasons, a “reckless decision.” For immigration advocates, the end to Title 42 couldn’t come soon enough, but critics warned this week that it’s coming too soon