Heart to Heart International (HHI), a global humanitarian organization focused on improving access to health, announced a partnership with Intouch Group, an EVERSANA Company, to support improvements to community health clinics in both Kansas City and Chicago.
The White House said on January 6 the decision to enact vaccine mandates for schools is up to local school districts.
Top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci warned on January 5 against complacency about the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, saying the sheer number of cases could strain hospitals despite signs of lower severity.
The United States reported nearly 1 million new coronavirus infections on January 3, the highest daily tally of any country in the world and nearly double the previous U.S. peak set one week earlier as the spread of the Omicron variant showed no signs of slowing.
Illinois will require all eligible students and school employees to be vaccinated and re-instituted an indoor mask mandate under an order announced by Governor J.B. Pritzker on Aug. 26.
New York City will require public school teachers and staff to get vaccinated against Covid-19, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Aug. 23, part of a push to get more residents inoculated and slow the spread of the highly contagious Delta variant.
An Illinois jury on July 30 refused to hold Johnson & Johnson liable for a woman’s death from ovarian cancer, which her family blamed on decades of using the company’s talc-based powders.
At least seven people in five U.S. states were infected with the novel coronavirus weeks before those states reported their first cases, a new government study showed.
Walmart Inc. is preparing to offer Covid-19 vaccinations in seven more states, as well as in Chicago and Puerto Rico, expanding beyond the two states where the company’s pharmacists are offering inoculations.
The United States recorded 10,000 coronavirus deaths and more than 1.1 million new cases for the week ended Nov. 29, although state and health officials said the Thanksgiving holiday likely caused numbers to be under-reported.