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U.S. President Joe Biden speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021. Al Drago | Bloomberg | Getty Images A U.S. judge in Texas on Friday blocked the Biden administration from enforcing an executive order requiring federal employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19. The ruling marks the
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Pro-choice demonstrators rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on November 01, 2021 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer | Getty Images The Supreme Court on Thursday denied a request from Texas abortion providers to immediately send their case challenging the state’s strict abortion law back to a lower court. Doing so would have allowed the abortion
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Ambulances outside University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson, Maryland, on Jan. 7, 2022. Karl Merton | Tribune News Service | Getty Images As Covid-19 cases surge across the nation, Republican and Democratic governors alike are issuing new or reinstated emergency health orders in an effort to slow the spread of the omicron
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Dr. Anthony Fauci speaks about the Omicron coronavirus variant during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, December 1, 2021. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters White House chief medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday said the Food and Drug Administration could approve Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine for children under 5-years-old in the next
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Supply chain disruptions are being prolonged driven largely by China’s strict zero-Covid policy, according to an economist from Moody’s Analytics. The bottlenecks have lasted for about a year now but are expected to “materially ease in the early months of this year,” said Katrina Ell, a senior economist for Asia-Pacific at Moody’s Analytics. “So we would
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An employee helps install a traction motor onto the truck of a General Electric Evolution Series Tier 4 diesel locomotive at the GE Manufacturing Solutions facility in Fort Worth, Texas. Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty Images General Electric on Friday has suspended its Covid vaccine and testing requirement after the Supreme Court blocked the
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In this article UAL United Airlines ramp services worker John Dalessandro receives a COVID-19 vaccine at United’s onsite clinic at O’Hare International Airport on March 09, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois. Scott Olson | Getty Images United Airlines started offering staff vaccines again at some of its busiest airports this week as the omicron variant continues
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A soldier transports a patient at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts on December 30, 2021. Joseph Prezioso | AFP | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Thursday will announce the deployment of six teams of military medical personnel to overwhelmed hospitals in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, Michigan and New Mexico,
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A healthcare worker administers a Covid-19 test in San Francisco, California, on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images Patients at a large health system in Southern California who had the omicron Covid variant were much less likely to need hospitalization, intensive care or die from the virus compared with
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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures while visiting St Thomas Hospital to receive his coronavirus booster vaccination, in London, Britain December 2, 2021. Paul Edwards | Reuters LONDON — It’s been criticized by many for its reluctance to introduce more Covid-19 restrictions in the face of the omicron variant, but the U.K. could be one
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