A year into Biden’s presidency, we’re just burying more overdose victims

A year into Biden’s presidency, we’re just burying more overdose victims

In 1999, there were just under 20,000 fatal overdose cases. Now, overdose deaths are five times more 100,000 in 12 months ending May 2021, according to the CDC’s latest, tragically delayed data. As a member of the 2017 Presidential Commission on Combating the Drug Abuse and Opioid Crisis and a national addiction recovery advocate who … Read more

COVID Omicron updates: NIH says only one monoclonal antibody treatment is effective against Omicron

COVID Omicron updates: NIH says only one monoclonal antibody treatment is effective against Omicron

NEW YORK (WABC) – The use of some monoclonal antibody therapies against COVID has now been discouraged. Updated guidelines from the NIH COVID treatment panel indicate that Regeneron and Eli Lilly treatments have been shown to fail against omicron. The variant is currently responsible for more than 99% of COVID cases in the United States … Read more

COVID Omicron Updates: 75% of NYC employers say omicron has delayed return to work, survey says

COVID Omicron Updates: 75% of NYC employers say omicron has delayed return to work, survey says

NEW YORK (WABC) – According to a survey by the New York City Partnership, 75% of employers have delayed their return to office plans due to an omicron price increase. 38% of employers expect daily office attendance to exceed 50% before the end of March. 22% of companies are unable to provide an estimate of … Read more

WHO says Omicron won’t be the last alternative to Covid as global cases rise 20% in a week

WHO says Omicron won’t be the last alternative to Covid as global cases rise 20% in a week

Maria van Kerkhove, Technical Head of the World Health Organization (WHO) Health Emergencies Program attends a press conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Geneva, Switzerland, March 16, 2020. Christopher Black | World Health Organization | Reuters The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the pandemic will not end as the omicron variable … Read more

Health Care Overnight – Biden faces Democrats’ crackdown on COVID-19

Health Care Overnight – Biden faces Democrats’ crackdown on COVID-19

Welcome to Monday Night Health CareHere we follow the latest moves on policies and news that affect your health. Subscribe: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Mineral Point, Wis., What would Betty White’s 100 be?pearl birthday, take a beer in his honor. In the midst of a series of new moves, some Democrats are putting pressure on them. President BidenJoe … Read more

Public health expert: Biden administration needs to have agencies ‘on the same page’ about COVID

Public health expert: Biden administration needs to have agencies ‘on the same page’ about COVID

Ashish Jha, dean of the Brown University School of Public Health on Sunday, advised the Biden administration to get their agencies “on the same page” when it comes to COVID-19 messaging, saying a consistent message would be “extremely helpful”. Fox News host John Roberts asked Jha for his thoughts on the Biden administration’s messaging on … Read more

Overnight Wellness — CDC will not change mask recommendation

Overnight Wellness — CDC will not change mask recommendation

Welcome to Wednesday Night Health CareHere we follow the latest moves on policies and news that affect your health. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Justine’s last day at The Hill and the last day she co-wrote this newsletter. We will miss him! And I wish him success in his new endeavors. In today’s news, the CDC may … Read more

Health Care Overnight — White House: Test website coming soon

Health Care Overnight — White House: Test website coming soon

Welcome to Friday Night Health CareHere we follow the latest moves on policies and news that affect your health. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. CDC may want to bring in Coach Cal as its newest spokesperson; University of Kentucky basketball coach released Video call for people to wear KN95 masks. From January 19th, you can log in … Read more

Health Care Overnight — White House: Test website coming soon

Health Care Overnight — White House: Test website coming soon

Welcome to Friday Night Health CareHere we follow the latest moves on policies and news that affect your health. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. CDC may want to bring in Coach Cal as its newest spokesperson; University of Kentucky basketball coach released Video call for people to wear KN95 masks. From January 19th, you can log in … Read more

Supreme Court handcuffs Biden for vaccination

Supreme Court handcuffs Biden for vaccination

The Supreme Court’s ruling against vaccine or testing rules for businesses dealt a major blow to the Biden administration’s efforts to combat the pandemic, depriving them of more tools to increase the number of people vaccinated against COVID-19. Private businesses can decide for themselves whether to grant a mandate, but without legal scope, more is … Read more