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covidquarantine dec29 26may22 The Biden Administration has announced the launch of the first federally-supported Test-to-Treat site in the United States, with more planned in the coming weeks. The nation's first federally-supported Test-to-Treat site was officially launched at a clinic in Providence, Rhode Island, on Wednesday. The Test to Treat program can provide faster, easier access to lifesaving Covid-19 treatments. Th

uscoronavirus may25 Driven by the highly transmissible subvariants of Omicron in parts of the country, U.S. daily Covid cases crossed the dreaded 100,000 mark for the tenth day this month. With 110,870 new cases reported on Tuesday, the total number of people that have been infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 83,509,503.

pregnantlady may25 Top White House officials on Tuesday hosted a meeting with state legislative leaders on protecting U.S. women's access to reproductive health care. White House Gender Policy Council Director Jennifer Klein and White House Intergovernmental Affairs Director Julie Chavez Rodriguez chaired the meeting.

uscoronavirus may24 Driven by the highly transmissible subvariants of Omicron in parts of the country, U.S. daily Covid cases crossed the dreaded 100,000 mark once again. With 109,258 new cases reported on Monday, the total number of people that have been infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 83,408,477.

uscoronavirus may23 With 18,309 new cases reported on Sunday, the total number of people that have been infected with coronavirus in the United States has risen to 83,290,712. With 25 additional Covid deaths, total U.S. Covid casualties reached 1,002,174, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data.

British drug major AstraZeneca PLC (AZN.L, AZN) announced Monday that its COVID-19 vaccine, Vaxzevria, has been granted approval in the European Union as a third dose booster in adults. The vaccine can now be used as a third dose booster in patients previously given a primary vaccine schedule of either...

uscoronavirus may20 For the fourth consecutive day this month, U.S. Covid daily cases crossed the dreaded 100,000 mark. With 109,740 new cases reported on Thursday, the total number of people that have been infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 83,060,981.

abortion may20 Oklahoma's legislature passed a bill that would ban abortions from the stage of fertilization, effectively prohibiting almost all abortions in the state. Oklahoma House of Representatives approved HB 4327 by a vote of 73-16, and it will become law after signed by Governor Kevin Stitt. The Republican Governor is a strong supporter of legislation limiting abortion, who says Oklahoma should be "the

LumiraDx Ltd. (LMDX), a diagnostics company, announced Friday that its rapid COVID-19 antigen assay, LumiraDx SARS-CoV-2 Ag Test has successfully received the Emergency Use Listing or EUL by the World Health Organization in their latest response effort to combat COVID-19. The decision by the WHO to...

When the coronavirus pandemic spread rapidly in the US in the year 2020, the number of people taking cancer screenings fell drastically. While most of the screening centers were temporarily closed, others were facing severe staff shortages. Moreover, people were scared of going to the hospital for non-emergency...

uscoronavirus may19 A new omicron subvariant that is spreading in a large chunk of the United States is poised to take over BA.2 as the dominant strain circulating in the country, according to White House COVID-?19 Response Team. The new strain, BA.2.12.1., "is more contagious with more immune escape, and they are driving a lot of the increases in infection that we're seeing across the nation right now", White House

babyfood may19 In order to combat baby formula shortage caused by Abbott Nutrition's voluntary recall, President Joe Biden has announced a set of additional actions. To ensure that U.S. manufacturers have the necessary ingredients to make safe, healthy infant formula, the President is invoking the Defense Production Act. He is requiring suppliers to direct needed resources to infant formula manufacturers before

Beginning June, Thai people can grow marijuana in their garden as the Thai government plans to distribute one million cannabis plants to households across the country in that month. The new rules come into play from June 9 onwards. One of Thailand's biggest supporters for decriminalizing cannabis,...

uscoronavirus may18 For the seventh day this month U.S. Covid daily cases crossed the dreaded 100,000 mark. With 112487 new cases reporting on tUESday, the total number of people infected with the killer bug in the country has risen to 82,731,284. With 349 additional Covid deaths, the total U.S. Covid casualties reached 1,000,207, crossing the tragic 1 million mark, as per Johns Hopkins University's latest data. Dr

Initial research done by doctors at the University of Michigan Health Rogel Cancer Center has found that the oral medication zanubrutinib was very helpful for patients suffering from a slow-growing type of cancer known as marginal zone lymphoma. Among the 20 patients who took the clinical trial,...

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