DeSantis to Convene Legislature to Fight Vaccine Mandates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) โ€” Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday said he will call state lawmakers back to work early to pass legislation to combat coronavirus vaccine mandates enacted by businesses. The Republican governor said he will convene a special session of the GOP-controlled statehouse in […]

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COVID Funds to Hospitals Disproportionately Doled Out: Study

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A study published October 22 in JAMA Health Forum found that COVID-19 relief funds may have disproportionately gone to hospitals that were in better financial condition than to hospitals that were in greater need, though the funds did appear to have gone to the hospitals that […]

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Canada to Require COVID-19 Vaccinations for Federal Lawmakers

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s House of Commons will require all lawmakers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 when they return to work next month, potentially locking out some members of parliament from the official opposition Conservatives. Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau narrowly won re-election last month, saying he would insist on vaccine mandates for federal workers, people traveling domestically, and his […]

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Russia asks pension-age doctors to return as COVID-19 cases soar

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia called on pension-age doctors who quit during the pandemic for safety reasons to return to their jobs on Thursday as the authorities reported a record one-day tally of COVID-19 cases as well as a record number of deaths.FILE PHOTO: Medical specialists walk inside a hospital for patients infected with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Moscow, Russia October […]

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ICU Nurse Sets Up Nursery for Newborn After Mother Dies of COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An intensive care unit nurse at Mercy Hospital in Fort Smith, Arkansas, rallied the community to help a young father whose wife died of COVID-19 after giving birth by C-section. Ashlee Schwartz started a GoFundMe page that raised more than $12,000 for Eric Robison and created […]

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Coronavirus inquiry: we ‘made big achievements and some tragic mistakes’

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Britain’s drive to develop and deploy the jabs was world-leading, MPs on the Commons health and science committees concluded. However, […]

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Kids Still Testing Positive for COVID-19 at High Rates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An alarming number of children are still testing positive for the coronavirus. “The number of new child COVID cases remains exceptionally high,” the American Academy of Pediatrics said last week. “Over 148,000 cases were added the past week, with over 750,000 child cases added over the […]

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