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A Montana hospital has so many unvaccinated COVID-19 patients to treat that it's 'running out of hallways'

A nurse tends to a COVID-19 patient during a tour of SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital's intensive care unit in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on August 24, 2021. REUTERS/Nick Oxford A Montana ICU is full of COVID-19 patients, most of them unvaccinated, Kaiser Health News reported. The ER manager told KHN it's gotten so bad that they're "running out of hallways" to treat patients. Billings Clinic said it might soon implement "crisis standards of care" as cases in Montana surge. See mor...
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A family member of a COVID-19 patient reportedly threatened a nurse after she wouldn't treat him with ivermectin

A doctor checks the vital signs of a patient at the Intensive Care Unit of Providence Cedars-Sinai Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, California on January 3, 2021. Apu Gomes/AFP via Getty Images The family member of a COVID-19 patient in Boise, Idaho threatened a nurse who wouldn't treat the man with ivermectin, BuzzFeed News reported. The night shift nurse recalled how the police had to remove the man's son-in-law from the hospital after he told her "If you don't do this, I h...
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Woman had life-saving surgery pushed back because Tennessee's hospitals are overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients

Clinicians work on intubating a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images A Tennessee woman's life-saving surgery was pushed back because the hospital is so overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients. "It's terrifying to experience a medical emergency during a pandemic," she wrote in a Washington Post guest essay. Tennessee is facing a surge in new cases, and has one of the lowest vaccination rates...
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The CDC says you can get your COVID-19 vaccine and flu shot at the same time

A woman prepares to administer a COVID-19 vaccine. Reuters You can get your COVID-19 booster and flu shot at the same time, the CDC said. You should get each shot at a different injection site if you're receiving multiple vaccinations at the same time. Previous guidance called for a 14-day period between the COVID-19 jab and other vaccines. See more stories on Insider's business page. You can now get your COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot at the same time as another vaccine, such ...
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A Florida appeals court ruled in favor of Gov. DeSantis' order banning mask rules in schools

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images A Florida circuit judge on Friday issued a stay in Gov. DeSantis' mask mandate ban, effectively reinstating DeSantis' order barring public schools in the state from requiring face masks, Reuters reported. DeSantis had first introduced the ban in July. Despite this, more than a dozen school districts defied his executive order and issued mask mandates anyway. Then, a group of parents filed a lawsuit against the governor. The governo...
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Denmark lifts all COVID-19 restrictions as Fauci says cases are 16 times too high to end the pandemic in US

Copenhagen, Denmark. Anne Sophie Kristiansen Denmark lifted all COVID-19 restrictions, making it one of the first EU countries to do so, the AP reported. The country boasts an 80% vaccination rate, which is the driving force behind this choice. Meanwhile, cases in the US are 16 times too high to end the pandemic, Dr. Anthony Fauci said this week. See more stories on Insider's business page. After 548 days, Denmark has officially lifted all of its COVID-19 restrictions Friday, The Assoc...
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Medical professionals in DC could lose their licenses if they don't get vaccinated by the end of September

DC healthcare workers could lose their licenses if they don't get vaccinated soon. Testing regularly for the coronavirus will no longer be an option come September 30. Religious and medical exemptions are still available for those who qualify, DC said Wednesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Medical professionals in Washington, DC, could lose their licenses if they don't get at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by September 30.The DC Health Department released ...
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Gov. DeSantis just lost his latest bid to ban mask mandates in Florida schools - for now

Florida school districts can continue enforcing mask mandates, despite Gov. Ron DeSantis' appeal, CNN reported on Wednesday.Second Circuit Judge John Cooper ruled that Florida must stop enforcing the governor's mask mandate ban, which means school districts in the state can continue to require masks while the case is appealed in a higher court, according to CNN.This comes after Judge John Cooper ruled last month the governor did not have authority to issue a mask ban. But DeSantis ap...
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GOP lawmakers in Florida and Arkansas considering own versions of Texas' restrictive anti-abortion law

Protesters against abortion restrictions gathered at the Texas State Capitol on May 21, 2019. Eric Gay/AP Florida is working on its own version of the newly passed Texas abortion law, Florida Senate President Wilton Simpson, told the local NBC affiliate WFLA. The Supreme Court did not block Texas' new heartbeat bill which went into effect on Wednesday and prohibits women from getting an abortion after six weeks of pregnancy. Arkansas State Senator Jason Rapert announced he ordered a ...
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US intelligence couldn't come to a conclusion on the origins of the coronavirus after a 90-day review

This aerial view shows the P4 laboratory on the campus of the Wuhan Institute of Virology in Wuhan in China's central Hubei province on May 27, 2020. HECTOR RETAMAL/AFP via Getty Images US intelligence could not determine the origins of the novel coronavirus after a 90-day review. It said the two most plausible explanations were exposure to an infected animal or a lab incident. In order to make a conclusion, the intelligence community said it would need more info from China. See more s...
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A judge just struck down Gov. DeSantis' mask mandates ban, saying he didn't have the power to order it

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R). Joe Raedle/Getty Images A judge ruled that Gov. DeSantis' mask mandate ban was unconstitutional. Schools may impose mask mandates for their districts, Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper said. The move comes after 10 Florida districts defied the governor and imposed mask mandates anyways. See more stories on Insider's business page. A judge ruled that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority when he issued an executive order to ban mask m...
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Delta flight attendants bought candy, balloons, and coloring books for the Afghan children on an evacuation plane out of Germany

Afghan evacuees arrive in Virginia. Jose Luis Magana / Associated Press Delta flight attendants bought supplies for Afghan children on an evacuation flight out of Germany. Delta pilot Alexander Kahn told CNN they bought diapers, wipes, candy, balloons, and coloring books. The flight attendants acted on their own initiative and spent their own money, Kahn said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Delta flight attendants bought supplies for Afghan children on an evacuation fligh...
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A Delta pilot who flew an evacuation plane ferrying Afghan refugees out of Germany is the son of a Holocaust survivor: 'I was able to put myself in their position'

Jose Luis Magana / Associated Press A Delta pilot says he was able to relate to the Afghan evacuees he ferried from Germany to the United States. He was able to put himself in their position because his father was a Holocaust survivor and an immigrant in the US. He said his father "came to the United States not much different than the people that are coming to the United States now." See more stories on Insider's business page. Delta pilot Alexander Kahn - who flew an evacuation fli...
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A Florida health system is using refrigerated coolers because their morgues are full of patients who died from COVID-19

Open hospital morgue drawers used for the storage of human bodies awaiting identification or autopsy. Holly Mahaffey Photography/ Getty Images The morgues at AdventHealth in Central Florida are full because so many people have died from COVID-19, WFTV-9 reported Thursday. The hospital system is currently using refrigerated coolers to store the bodies. The overcrowding is said to be due to slowdowns at the local funeral homes, so the hospital has to store bodies longer. See more stories o...
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The lucky ones: Photos show Afghans arriving in Virginia after evacuating Kabul

People evacuated from Kabul, Afghanistan, walk through the terminal before boarding a bus after they arrived at Washington Dulles International Airport, in Chantilly, Virginia, on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021. Jose Luis Magana / Associated Press Photos show relieved Afghans arriving at Washington Dulles International Airport. The evacuees were then transported to a temporary shelter in Fairfax County, Virginia. The US has five more days to evacuate thousands of Americans and Afghans from Kabul...
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US general says there are 10,000 people still waiting to be evacuated from Kabul's airport

People who want to flee the country continue to wait around Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 24, 2021. Haroon Sabawoon/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images There are 10,000 people at the Kabul airport waiting to be evacuated from Afghanistan, US Maj. General Hank Taylor said in a briefing Wednesday. US forces have less than a week until the evacuation deadline on Aug. 31, which President Biden chose not to extend on Tuesday. A Taliban spokesperson said this wee...
Tags: News, White House, US, International, Trends, Afghanistan, Taliban, Kabul, Pentagon, Biden, KABUL Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai International Airport, Afghanistan US, Breaking, REBECCA COHEN, Military & Defense


The US and Taliban are heading to a confrontation over Kabul airport if thousands of Americans and allies don't get out in the next 7 days

A Marine provides assistance during the evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 22, 2021. US Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Samuel Ruiz As tensions in Afghanistan continue to rise, the US has until August 31 to evacuate thousands. The G7's lobbying President Biden Tuesday to extend the evacuation date in order to get everyone out. The Taliban threatened "consequences" if troops aren't out on time and said they won't accept extensions. See ...
Tags: Politics, News, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Afghanistan, Taliban, Kabul, Biden, Ben Wallace, KABUL Afghanistan, US Marine Corps, Kabul Airport, Hamid Karzai International Airport


US Embassy says a 'possible anomalous health incident' was reported in Hanoi before Harris arrives for diplomatic trip

Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a meeting on voting rights at the TCF Center in Detroit, Monday, July 12, 2021. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Vice President Kamala Harris' traveling delegation was delayed after the US embassy in Hanoi received a report of a recent "possible anomalous health incident," according to a statement by the embassy on Tuesday."After careful assessment, the decision was made to continue with the Vice President's trip. The delegation will leave Singapore ...
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The US has 8 more days to get thousands of people out of Afghanistan before the Taliban says it will face 'consequences'

In this photo provided by the U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Marines with Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force - Crisis Response - Central Command, provide assistance during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport, Kabul, Afghanistan, on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. Staff Sgt. Victor Mancilla/U.S. Marine Corps via AP With the August 31 deadline looming, the US has eight more days to evacuate people from Afghanistan. If US troops don't pull out by then, a Taliban spokesman warn...
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Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt cleared in internal probe, according to report

A vigil for Babbitt at the Legislative Mall in Dover, Delaware on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2020 Adam Monacelli/Courier-Post/Imagn Content Services LLC/Reuters The Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt has been formally exonerated, according to a department memo obtained by NBC News. The unnamed officer shot Babbitt after she tried to climb through a door in the US Capitol on January 6. Babbitt was among many rioters trying to forcefully enter the US Capitol. See more stories ...
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Capitol Police officer who shot Ashli Babbitt exonerated in internal probe, according to report

A vigil for Babbitt at the Legislative Mall in Dover, Delaware on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2020 Adam Monacelli/Courier-Post/Imagn Content Services LLC/Reuters The Capitol Police officer who fatally shot Ashli Babbitt has been formally exonerated, according to a department memo. The unnamed officer fired into a crowd including Babbitt on January 6. Babbitt was among many rioters trying to forcefully enter the US Capitol. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Capitol Police offi...
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Florida's education department warns school districts: Follow DeSantis' ban on mask mandates within 48 hours or get fined

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis responds to a question from the media at a press conference at the Eau Gallie High School aviation hangar in Melbourne, Florida, on March 22, 2021. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida's Department of Education said it will fine school districts that do not comply with the mask ban. Broward and Alachua counties, which imposed a mask mandate for their schools, have 48 hours to reverse it or they will pay the fine. The state will ...
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More than 240 University of Virginia Students have been disenrolled because they didn't get COVID-19 vaccines

People wearing masks walk across the Lawn at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. Julia Rendleman for The Washington Post via Getty Images University of Virginia disenrolled 242 of its students for not getting vaccinated against COVID-19. These students make up about 1% of the university's entire student body. Of those disenrolled, only 49 students had signed up for on-campus classes this fall. See more stories on Insider's business page. The University of Virg...
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Supreme Court justices could move to weaken a landmark libel ruling: NYT reporter

Neil Gorsuch. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Recent comments suggest The Supreme Court could reconsider a major libel case, New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak wrote. In a dissent last month, Justices Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas said that it might be time to take a closer look at the 1964 New York Times v. Sullivan decision. The landmark ruling gives legal protections to the press when writing about public figures. See more stories on Insider's business page. Recent...
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Former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani, who fled the country as the Taliban closed in, turns up in the UAE

Ashraf Ghani Wikimedia Commons Former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has turned up in the United Arab Emirates, the country's foreign ministry said. His whereabouts had been unconfirmed since Sunday when he fled Kabul as the Taliban closed in. "The UAE has welcomed President Ashraf Ghani and his family into the country on humanitarian grounds," the statement said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Afghanistan's former president has reappeared in the United Arab Emi...
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The Washington Post says it evacuated Afghan employees from Taliban-controlled Kabul on Tuesday

Thousands of Afghans rush to the Kabul International Airport as they try to flee the Afghan capital of Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 17, 2021. ( Sayed Khodaiberdi Sadat/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The Washington Post successfully evacuated a group of employees, including Afghan journalists and their families, from Taliban-controlled Kabul Tuesday, according to The Washington Post.This story is developing. Please check back for updates. Read the original article on Business Insider ...
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Video shows a group of Afghan women protesting for their rights in Kabul as armed men stand nearby

Women in Kabul protest for their rights amid Taliban takeover. @HameedMohdShah on Twitter New videos reportedly show women in Kabul protesting for their rights amid the Taliban takeover. The videos, shared by Al Jazeera correspondent Hameed Mohammad Shah, show armed men near the women. Afghan's capital city has been thrown into chaos and uncertainty after the Taliban's sudden return to power. See more stories on Insider's business page. New videos show a group of Afghan women p...
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CA recall election: What to know about the election that could oust sitting Gov. Gavin Newsom

Supporters of the recall campaign of California governor Gavin Newsom prepare for the upcoming recall election with a rally and information session in Carlsbad, California, U.S., June 30, 2021. Mike Blake/Reuters California Gov. Gavin Newsom will face a recall election on Sept. 14. It marks the second time in the state's history that a governor could be ousted via a recall election. Here's what you need to know about the upcoming election - from how to vote to what's at stake. ...
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US forces reportedly fatally shoot at least 2 armed men at perimeter of Kabul airport

People try to get into Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan August 16, 2021 Stringer/REUTERS US forces fatally shot at least 2 armed Afghans at Kabul's international airport, according to the New York Times. The shots were fired as Afghans flooded the tarmac in an attempt to flee the country after the Taliban's victory. The death toll in the chaos at the Kabul airport is now up to 7, the AP reported. See more stories on Insider's business page. US forces s...
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A Washington, DC, military base was on lockdown over a 'potential armed individual' at the installation

Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling Alex Brandon/AP Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in DC was on lockdown after reports of an armed individual on the base. The two-and-a-half-hour lockdown was lifted after an all-clear from the base on Friday afternoon. The Metropolitan Police Department said it detained the suspect. See more stories on Insider's business page. Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, DC, was on lockdown for about two-and-a-half hours on Friday afternoon.The base was locked ...
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