Supreme Court blocks nationwide vaccine and testing mandate for large businesses, allows health care worker vaccine mandate to take effect

( CNN.com ) The Supreme Court on Thursday blocked President Joe Biden’s vaccine and testing requirement aimed at large businesses, but it allowed a vaccine mandate for certain health care workers to go into effect nationwide. The decision is a huge hit to Biden’s attempts to use the power of the federal government to fight the Covid-19 pandemic. The President has emphasized the necessity of getting vaccinated against the virus … Continue reading Supreme Court blocks nationwide vaccine and testing mandate for large businesses, allows health care worker vaccine mandate to take effect

“IHU” coronavirus variant “on our radar” but not a threat, World Health Organization says

( CBSNews.com ) Paris — New coronavirus variants are detected every week. Most of them pop up and then quickly disappear, others persist quietly but never become widespread, and just a few rise to the ranks of “Variants of Concern,” as designated by the World Health Organization. So, it’s unusual that a variant tentatively identified in France more than a month ago, which failed to spread beyond a small initial … Continue reading “IHU” coronavirus variant “on our radar” but not a threat, World Health Organization says

Airline cancellations could get worse this weekend

New York (CNN.com Business)Airline cancellations are surging Thursday for a seventh straight day and threaten to throw off weekend flights home for holiday travelers. The spike of cancellations means tens of thousands of travelers are attempting to rebook as the Transportation Security Administration expects 10 million more people to pass through airport screening between now and the end of the day Monday. Heavy holiday travel is colliding with a spike … Continue reading Airline cancellations could get worse this weekend

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Resolutions for making 2022 a better, healthier year

(CNN.com)It’s almost the new year and along with it comes the admittedly aspirational tradition of setting New Year’s resolutions — ones that we hopefully can stick to and not abandon after Week 3, or even Day 3, of 2022. At the same time, we’re sliding into our third year of battling a novel coronavirus that continues to keep the world in pandemic mode. CDC shortens … Continue reading Dr. Sanjay Gupta: Resolutions for making 2022 a better, healthier year