Tag: epidemics

California is requiring proof of Covid vaccination for state employees

Nurse Eon Walk administers the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at a mobile vaccine clinic hosted by Mothers in Action and operated by the Los Angeles County of Public Health on July 16, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images California will require state employees and some health-care workers to show […]

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Delta variant is one of the most infectious respiratory diseases known, CDC director says

Rochelle Walensky, Director of the CDC Source: CDC | YouTube The delta Covid variant is one of the most infectious respiratory diseases ever seen by scientists, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. The variant is highly contagious, largely because people infected with the delta strain can carry up to […]

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CDC group weighs Covid booster shots for immunocompromised people at higher risk of breakthrough infections

A health worker prepares to administer a dose of Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine at Khagendra Navajeevan Kendra, a rehabilitation center for people with disabilities, in Kathmandu. SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advisory group is considering whether fully vaccinated Americans with weakened immune systems need a […]

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Open for business: U.S. companies are reopening or forming at a frantic pace

The “chief business of the American people is business,” President Calvin Coolidge said almost a century ago. They are proving him right again as the U.S. emerges from the coronavirus pandemic. The reopening of the economy has spawned an explosion in new and reopened businesses. More than 60,000 companies reopened from April through June while […]

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