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Infectious particles can spread beyond 6 feet when someone with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, study suggests

How far and quickly smaller droplets travel when a person coughs varies, according to the study.Patrick Pleul/picture alliance via Getty Images People with COVID-19 may spew infectious particles that can spread beyond 6 feet, a study suggests. Cambridge University scientists used computer simulations to test scenarios of a person coughing. The study's authors urged people to keep wearing masks in indoor spaces such as offices and shops. When a person with COVID-19 coughs without a mask, t...
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A Virginia pharmacy gave 112 young kids shots of a COVID-19 vaccine formulation designed for older children and adults, officials say

A child receives a dose of Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine at an event launching school vaccinations in Los Angeles, California on November 5. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images A pharmacy in Virginia gave COVID-19 vaccine formulations intended for over-12s to 112 kids aged 5 to 11, CNBC reports. County officials said the kids may have received a lower dose of vaccine than recommended. The pharmacy is no longer part of the state's vaccine program, officials said. A pharmacy in Virginia g...
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Amazon has told its warehouse workers that they no longer have to wear masks if they're fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Amazon warehouse workers in the US no longer need to wear masks if fully vaccinated against COVID-19. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Amazon told US warehouse staff they no longer have to wear masks if fully vaccinated, CNBC reported. Amazon said vaccine availability and rising vaccination rates were behind the policy change. The company told workers in August to continue wearing masks even if vaccinated. Amazon has changed its mask-wearing policy inside warehouses, telling staff they no longer n...
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How my recovery community helps keep me sober

When I joined Google as a site reliability engineer in 2018, I wasn’t a typical Noogler. I was 40 years old, seven years sober and starting my first-ever engineering job. At the time, I chose to be transparent to coworkers about my recovery from drugs and alcohol which was critical for my recovery. ThisNational Recovery Month I’m sharing my storyto convey how important finding a supportive community is to sobriety — both at work and outside of it.I’m thankful to work for a company that supports ...
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2 unvaccinated child daycare center employees were found dead at home from COVID-19 on the same day

People are seen at a protest against masks, vaccines, and vaccine passports outside the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on March 13, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Two unvaccinated women who work together were found dead at their home due to complications of COVID-19. Two of their co-workers also currently have the virus. Statesboro county, where the women were from, has a low vaccination rate. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
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UC Davis Health offers third dose COVID-19 'booster' shots to immunocompromised patients

As COVID-19 cases rise due to the Delta variant, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has approved third dose vaccinations for patients whose immune systems are compromised moderately to severely.
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Paid leave business tax credit expanded to encourage more COVID-19 vaccinations

Photo by FRANK MERIÑO from Pexels With the Delta variant fueling a resurgence of COVID-19 cases, focus has fallen on folks who are choosing not to get jabbed. Vaccine resistors offer many reasons for not getting the shot (J&J) or shots (Pfizer and Moderna). One of them is that they can't afford to take time off work. Uncle Sam is encouraging employers to cut their job-focused unvaccinated workers some slack. Eligible businesses who let their employees have paid time off to get the vaccine...
Tags: Taxes, Social Security, Treasury, Medicare, Pfizer, Irs, Uncle Sam, Centers for Disease Control CDC, ARPA, Kay Bell, National Small Business Week, Treasury Department and Internal Revenue Service, COVID, FRANK MERIÑO


Gov. Brian Kemp suggested Biden is at fault for Georgia's COVID-19 vaccination rate, which remains one of the lowest in the US

Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia. AP Photo/John Bazemore Gov. Brian Kemp called out Biden for not working harder to push the FDA to fully approve COVID-19 vaccines. The governor pointed to the vaccine emergency authorization to explain some of the hesitation. Kemp was also critical of the CDC's new guidance on mask-wearing among vaccinated people. See more stories on Insider's business page. GOP Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia on Thursday attempted to shift blame to President Joe Biden for th...
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Coronavirus live news: WHO says Delta variant not more deadly as CDC warns over transmissibility

Kenya suspends all in-person meetings and gatherings; variant now dominant in Italy, authorities sayCDC warns Delta variant far more transmissibleJapan extends Covid state of emergency for four more areasLocked down with cases rising, Sydney wonders how Delta will endThailand bans sharing of news that ‘causes public fear’UK coronavirus updates – live 5.14pm BST Drug manufacturer Emergent BioSolutions has said it has received inquiries and subpoenas from multiple US authorities related to its...
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A White House official and a Pelosi aide both tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the same reception

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) arrives for an event on Capitol Hill on April 14, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh A White House official and an aide to Pelosi have both tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the same reception last week, per Axios. The Pelosi aide led a group of Texas state Democratic legislators around the Capitol this week. A vaccinated member of Congress and several vaccinated Congressional staffers have also contracted the virus, the Office of Attending Phys...
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A White House official and a Pelosi aide both tested positive for COVID-19 after attending same reception

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) arrives for an event on Capitol Hill on April 14, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh A White House official and an aide to Pelosi have both tested positive for COVID-19, per Axios. The Pelosi aide led a group of Texas state Democratic legislators around the Capitol this week. The White House official and the Pelosi aide attended the same reception last week. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. A Biden White House official and an aide to...
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United States: California's New Face Covering Policy Imposes Additional Burdens On Employers - Snell & Wilmer

More than a month after the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced that many fully vaccinated individuals no longer need to wear a face covering or physically distance,...
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These 5 key numbers are currently defining the Biden presidency from unemployment to vaccinations

President Joe Biden delivers a speech on voting rights at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia on July 13, 2021. AP Photo/Evan Vucci President Joe Biden will mark six months in office on July 20. Biden enjoys unified control of government, but the Senate still has its complications. The administration has focused on battling COVID-19 and is strategizing how to continue the fight. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. On July 20, President Joe Biden will have b...
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Sales tax holidays 2021 can help families prepare for return to classrooms

It's mid-July, a particularly important date this year for parents. No, I'm not talking about the Advance Child Tax Credit payments that started going out today. I'm talking about the imminent arrival of the 2021-22 school year. With the COVID-19 pandemic somewhat under control — Be gone, Delta variant and everyone please get vaccinated! — schools across the country will be opening this year. Yes, that sound you hear over the internet is millions of parents celebrating. Tax holidays, too: Tha...
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CDC director Robert Redfield 'prayed' Trump would understand how serious COVID-19 was after contracting it, a book excerpt says

Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Robert Redfield passes U.S. President Donald Trump as he approaches the podium to address the daily coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 22, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst CDC Director Robert Redfield hoped contracting the coronavirus would make then President Donald Trump treat the disease more seriously, a new book excerpt says. The excerpt is from a forthcoming book by two Washington Post reporters. Redfi...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Cdc, Washington, White House, Trends, Healthcare, Donald Trump, Walter Reed, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Redfield, South Lawn, Centers for Disease Control CDC, Melania


The average salaries for Americans working in 19 life-saving jobs

Firefighters earn an average of $56,360 a year. Ringo Chiu/Reuters Annual National EMS Week started on May 16. Nurses and other workers in life-saving positions are also helping save lives during the pandemic. From EMTs to firefighters, here are the average salaries as of May 2020 for 19 life-saving jobs. See more stories on Insider's business page. 19. Lifeguards, ski patrol, and other recreational protective service workers earn an average of $27,050 a year. Reuters/Mark K...
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United States: COVID-19 Update: Decision Striking Down CDC Federal Eviction Moratorium Temporarily Stayed - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

On May 5, 2021, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ("DC Court") vacated a nationwide eviction moratorium order issued by the Centers for Disease Control ("CDC") to help...
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CDC guidelines to wear masks outdoors anywhere busy are likely to change soon, Fauci said

Dr. Antony Fauci speaking to ABC News' This Week with George Stephanopoulos on April 25, 2021 ABC news/YouTube CDC guidance for wearing masks outdoors should be updated "soon," Dr Antony Fauci said on Sunday. Evidence shows that "outdoor risk is really, really quite low," Fauci told ABC News' This Week. Laxer guidance would be "common sense," Fauci said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) should be updating guidance for mask we...
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Facebook found that a vast amount of its anti-vaxx content comes from a hard core of only 111 accounts

People are seen at a protest against masks, vaccines, and vaccine passports outside the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on March 13, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images Facebook in a report obtained by The Washington Post identified key vaccine skepticism influencers. 111 accounts were behind half of all material doubting vaccines shared by vaccine hesitant users, it found. Facebook is under pressure to counter the spread of vaccine misinformation...
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How To Have a COVID-Safe Summer

Here’s a heartening fact: More people have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in the United States than have ever caught the disease. In fact, vaccination is advancing at a rapid pace, and many experts expect the U.S. to have enough doses for all adults by the end of May. Unfortunately, that doesn’t mean you are guaranteed a COVID-free summer. As much as you might want to party with friends or travel during your summer vacation, you should recognize that everyone will likely need to conti...
Tags: Fashion, America, United States, Centers for Disease Control CDC, Home Life, Face Mask, Summer fun, Summer Activities, Face Masks, COVID-19, COVID


CDC gives guidance on Motrin and Tylenol with COVID-19 vaccine

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is warning people to hold off on taking Tylenol or Motrin (NSAIDs) before getting a COVID-19 vaccination.
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11 Questions to Ask About COVID-19 Research

Debates have raged on social media, around dinner tables, on TV, and in Congress about the science of COVID-19. Is it really worse than the flu? How necessary are lockdowns? Do masks work to prevent infection? What kinds of masks work best? Is the new vaccine safe? You might see friends, relatives, and coworkers offer competing answers, often brandishing studies or citing individual doctors and scientists to support their positions. With so much disagreement—and with such high stakes—how can we...
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Ten Questions to Ask About COVID-19 Research

Debates have raged on social media, around dinner tables, on TV, and in Congress about the science of COVID-19. Is it really worse than the flu? How necessary are lockdowns? Do masks work to prevent infection? What kinds of masks work best? Is the new vaccine safe? You might see friends, relatives, and coworkers offer competing answers, often brandishing studies or citing individual doctors and scientists to support their positions. With so much disagreement—and with such high stakes—how can we...
Tags: Parenting, Congress, Cdc, White House, Sutter Health, United States, World Health Organization, Denmark, Fox News, Fda, UC Berkeley, Coca Cola, Bell, Trump, UCSF, Oakland California


TikTok expands Community Guidelines, rolls out new ‘well-being’ features

TikTok this morning announced a new set of Community Guidelines that aim to strengthen its existing policies in areas like harassment, dangerous acts, self-harm and violence, alongside the introduction of four new features similarly focused on the community’s well-being. These include updated resources for those struggling with self-harm or suicide, opt-in viewing screens that hide distressing content, a text-to-voice feature to make TikTok more accessible and an expanded set of COVID-19-rela...
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The CDC classified Black Friday shopping as a 'higher-risk activity' — experts say masks and avoiding crowds are key

George Frey/Getty Images Black Friday looks totally different thanks to the coronavirus. The CDC has classified shopping in crowded stores as higher risk. Experts recommend avoiding crowds, wearing a mask, and having a plan. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. This year, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) classified Black Friday shopping in crowded stores as a "higher-risk activity" along with "attending large indoor gatherings with people from outside of your household...
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NSSF: Toxicology Study on Game Meat Skips the Science

By Elizabeth McGuigan The EPA alleges that wild game meat like this duck breast is unsafe to eat based on a very-limited, inconclusive study. iStock-1202365716 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s hunting season and that means it’s also time for the pseudo-science cautionary news articles claiming traditional ammunition is a health threat. Don’t believe them. A recent piece in the Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology describes an analysis of metal fragments in game meat. This weak...
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NSSF: CDC Study on Game Meat Skips the Science

By Elizabeth McGuigan The EPA alleges that wild game meat like this duck breast is unsafe to eat based on a very-limited, inconclusive study. iStock-1202365716 U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- It’s hunting season and that means it’s also time for the pseudo-science cautionary news articles claiming traditional ammunition is a health threat. Don’t believe them. A recent piece in the Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology describes an analysis of metal fragments in game meat. This weak...
Tags: Guns, Cdc, North Dakota, Epa, Centers for Disease Control CDC, NSSF, Hunting News, National Shooting Sports Foundation NSSF, Elizabeth McGuigan, Bulletin of Environmental Contamination


7 tips for a safe and tax-smart benefits open enrollment during COVID-19

For millions of U.S. workers, this month is the beginning of their benefits open enrollment period. This is your annual chance to switch, adjust or cancel usually tax-free company perks for you and your family. The biggest employer-provided benefit is medical insurance. Health coverage has taken on new importance during the coronavirus pandemic. But companies offer many more options that help make their workers' lives a bit easier and less costly. And many benefits experts expect COVID-19 consi...
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FEZANA, NORTH AMERICAN MOBEDS COUNCIL ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT ON COVID-19 RISK MITIGATION FOR PLACES OF WORSHIP

FEZANA, NORTH AMERICAN MOBEDS COUNCIL ISSUE JOINT STATEMENT REITTERATING CDC GUIDANCE ON COVID-19 RISK MITIGATION FOR PLACES OF WORSHIP As Zarathushti associations and groups begin to open their doors or put together their plans for limited capacity in-person worship, the Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America (FEZANA) and the North American Mobeds Council (NAMC) have joined forces to offer and reiterate guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on reducing risk exp...
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American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Announces Plans for 2021 Slumberland American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet & Prince Haakon Races (Press Release)

Press Release from ABSF:   Birkie Week 2021 Slated for February 24–28, 2021 Hayward, WI (October 14, 2020) – After months of planning, and with the guidance of public health officials, today the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation (ABSF) is pleased to announce the planned format for their annual February ski races. Registration for the 2021 Slumberland American Birkebeiner, Kortelopet and Prince Haakon races opened on May 1, 2020 with the promise of hosting the events and the caveat that the ...
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