Respiratory Diseases

CDC panel votes to give COVID vaccine priority to health care workers and nursing home residents

6 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald   |   4 articles

A Centers for Disease Control committee voted Tuesday to give coronavirus vaccine priority first to health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities as the...
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Florida vet school uses novel approach to save seahorse

8 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - In February, Carol Benge of Chiefland, Florida, purchased a seahorse for her home aquarium as a reward for marking five years cancer-free. She named the...
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CDC panel says first Covid-19 vaccine doses should go to health workers, long-term care residents

CDC panel says first Covid-19 vaccine doses should go to health workers, long-term care residents

38 minutes ago   |   Politico   |   4 articles

The first doses of coronavirus vaccines should go to health care workers and residents of long-term care facilities, an expert panel advising the Centers for Disease Control...
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CDC panel announces who should be first to get COVID-19 vaccine

CDC panel announces who should be first to get COVID-19 vaccine

1 hour ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

A panel of medical experts that advises the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday recommended that health care personnel should be the first in line to get the...
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‘Like drowning in slow motion': Life on the ground at one of America's hardest-hit COVID-19 hospitals

1 hour ago   |   Fortune

He was young, polite, and nondescript. Even though he said he felt fine, he looked as though he had just finished running sprints. The symptoms were there: a cough, a low-grade...
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If you traveled for Thanksgiving, 'assume you were exposed,' Birx says

If you traveled for Thanksgiving, 'assume you were exposed,' Birx says

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

Are you one of the millions of people who traveled during the Thanksgiving holiday? Then you should "assume you were exposed" to COVID-19, according to Dr. Deborah Birx, the...
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CDC issues warning against traveling to Mexico as country continues to see rise in COVID-19 cases

2 hours ago   |   ABC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning Americans not to travel to Mexico as coronavirus cases continue to rise in the country.
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Virus May Have Arrived in U.S. in December, but Didn't Spread Until Later

2 hours ago   |   NY Times

Blood samples collected in mid-December indicate possible infections more than a month before the known first case of Covid-19, but do not show community transmission.
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Only 3 states not included in Chicago's Covid travel order, self-quarantine now required for 19

Only 3 states not included in Chicago's Covid travel order, self-quarantine now required for 19

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Map of the latest travel order in Chicago provided by the City CHICAGO - Only three U.S. states continue to be the exception to the City of Chicago's Emergency Travel Order...
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Couple married for 47 years die of COVID at the same time

Couple married for 47 years die of COVID at the same time

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

Until death did they part. A Michigan couple who spent nearly a half-century together have tragically died of COVID-19 on the same day - and at the same time. Jackson natives...
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Attorney General Bill Barr says there was no widespread fraud in the 2020...

Attorney General Bill Barr says there was no widespread fraud in the 2020 election, defying Trump

Summary List Placement Attorney General Bill Barr on Tuesday said that neither the Department of Justice nor the Federal Bureau of Investigation have uncovered widespread voter... Read more ...

President Trump's lawyers file lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election

President Trump's lawyers file lawsuit challenging Wisconsin election

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign has filed a lawsuit in the Wisconsin Supreme Court alleging voter fraud in November's election. Read more ...

Second stimulus check update: Group pushes $908B plan to break virus relief...

Second stimulus check update: Group pushes $908B plan to break virus relief impasse

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of lawmakers is putting pressure on congressional leaders to accept a split-the-difference solution to the protracted impasse over COVID-19... Read more ...

US panel: First vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

US panel: First vaccines to health care workers, nursing homes

The two priority groups include around 24 million Americans. Read more ...

Bowling alley manager, worker assaulted in Maryland over request to wear...

Bowling alley manager, worker assaulted in Maryland over request to wear face masks

A bowling alley manager and worker were assaulted after some patrons refused to wear face masks. Read more ...

Salesforce acquires Slack for $27.7 billion

Salesforce acquires Slack for $27.7 billion

Salesforce has confirmed that it's buying team collaboration platform Slack, shortly after rumors first emerged that a deal was imminent. Read more ...

Barr and Giuliani clash over allegations of election fraud

Barr and Giuliani clash over allegations of election fraud

Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday affirmed that there was no evidence of large-scale fraud during this year's election, prompting a stern rebuke from President Donald... Read more ...

65 years ago today, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down

65 years ago today, Rosa Parks stood up for civil rights by sitting down

It was on this day in 1955 when a simple act of defiance elevated a seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, into a pivotal symbol in America's civil rights movement. Read more ...

Barr Makes John Durham, Investigating Russia Probe, A Special Counsel

Barr Makes John Durham, Investigating Russia Probe, A Special Counsel

The attorney general elevated the Connecticut U.S. attorney in October but didn't disclose that move until now. It likely means Durham's work will continue into the new... Read more ...

Indiana's COVID-19 deaths nearly double during November

Indiana's COVID-19 deaths nearly double during November

The number of COVID-19 deaths in Indiana has nearly doubled for November from a month earlier as health officials continue adding to those reports and the state's... Read more ...