There is plenty still unknown about Omicron, but the variant already has the potential to upend the global pandemic response and undo progress that’s been made containing Covid-19. Dr. Anthony Fauci and other top Biden health officials have reviewed a limited set of data on Omicron in coordination with internationalContinue Reading

Some Republicans have vowed to challenge the Biden administration’s pending rule, but courts have so far allowed mandates to proceed. U.S. President Biden speaks about combating the coronavirus pandemic in the State Dining Room of the White House on Sept. 9, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images) The comingContinue Reading

Republicans in New Hampshire are struggling to contain a party wing that’s promoting conspiracy views about the COVID-19 vaccine and pushing back against federal vaccine mandates By MICHAEL CASEY Associated Press17 October 2021, 04:30• 6 min read New concern about holiday travel as vaccine mandate deadline approaches The TSA isContinue Reading

The two main hospitals in Shasta County, Mercy Medical Center, shown here, and Shasta Regional Medical Center, last week received a deployment of 16 National Guard medics and other staff to help treat patients at the overwhelmed facilities that serve as a major medical hub for a wide swath ofContinue Reading

Supreme Court conservatives express skepticism of President Biden’s mandate that employees be vaccinated for COVID-19. WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority cast doubt Friday on President Biden’s plan to require that most American employees be vaccinated for COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing.The justices, having agreed to weigh in onContinue Reading