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CDC Director Urges Parents To Get Teenagers Vaccinated

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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky is urging parents to get their teenagers vaccinated because of the rise of COVID-19 hospitalizations in March and April. “I am deeply concerned by the numbers of hospitalized adolescents and saddened to see the numbers of adolescents who require treatment in …

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Inside President Biden’s $6 Trillion Budget Proposal

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President Joe Biden has proposed funding infrastructure, free pre-K, and community college in his $6 trillion budget for next year paid for by raising taxes on the wealthy. Biden’s American Jobs Plan to rescue the economy from the COVID-19 pandemic and “build it back better,” creating millions of jobs by …

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CDC Updates Mask Guidelines For Summer Camps

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Friday new mask guidelines for that summer camps. The CDC said staff and campers who are fully vaccinated don’t need to wear masks, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, territorial regulations or if it is a business or workplace policy. …

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McCarthy Effort To Lift Mask Mandate On House Floor Fails

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy filed a privileged resolution challenging the mask mandate in the House of Representatives, which failed Wednesday night after being blocked by Democrats. The vote was split among party lines 218-210. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says that the rules will not change until all members of …

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CDC Eviction Moratorium To Remain In Place For Now

A federal judge has agreed to keep the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention(CDC) eviction moratorium in place while the Biden administration appeals the judge’s May 5 decision. U.S District Court Judge Dabney Friedrich said that controlling the spread of COVID-19 is more important than the potential loss of revenue …

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DOJ Appeals Federal Judge’s Eviction Moratorium Ruling

The Biden administration is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that strikes down the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention‘s moratorium on evictions. On Wednesday, Judge Dabney Friedrich of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the CDC had exceeded its authority when it extended the …

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TSA Extends Transportation Mask Requirement Until Sept. 13

The Transportation Security Administration is extending the Biden-era transportation mask mandate. Airline officials and politicians joined flight attendants in calling for an extension of the Transportation Security Administration mandate to wear face masks in U.S. airports and on all flights. The mandate was enacted to help combat the coronavirus pandemic. The …

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Cruises Could Resume In US By Mid-July With Vaccinations

U.S. cruises could resume as early as mid-July, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now telling the cruise industry. Since March 2020, the CDC has blocked cruise ships that carry more than 250 people from sailing in U.S. waters. The CDC clarified its existing return-to-sailing framework on Wednesday, …

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CDC, FDA Lift Pause On Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration have lifted a 10-day pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. “Above all else, health and safety are at the forefront of our decisions,” CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said in a press release. “Our vaccine safety systems …

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