• Supreme Court allows health worker vaccine mandate to proceed while blocking it for other workers

    9 days ago - By MedCity News

    Te justices blocked a key Biden administration Covid-19 initiative - putting a stop, for now, to a rule requiring businesses with more than 100 workers to either mandate that employees be vaccinated against covid or wear masks and undergo weekly testing. But said that a separate rule requiring Covid vaccines for an estimated 10 million health workers at facilities that receive funding from Medicare and Medicaid could go forward
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  • The U.S. Is Facing Shortages in COVID-19 Drugs as Omicron Rages

    The U.S. Is Facing Shortages in COVID-19 Drugs as Omicron Rages

    9 days ago - By Time

    Two brand-new COVID-19 pills that were supposed to be an important weapon against the pandemic in the U.S. are in short supply and have played little role in the fight against the Omicron wave of infections .
    The problem is that production is not yet at full strength and that the pill considered to be far superior , Pfizer's, takes six to eight months to manufacture.
    While the supply is expected to improve dramatically in the coming months, doctors are clamoring for the pills now, not just because Omicron is causing an explosion of cases but because two antibody drugs that were once the...
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  • Supreme Court halts Covid-19 vaccine rule for U.S. businesses

    9 days ago - By STAT

    WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against Covid-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job.
    At the same time, the court is allowing the administration to proceed with a vaccine mandate for most health care workers in the U.S.
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