Corona virus digestion: Austria becomes the first country in the European Union to authorize the authorization of a vaccine | news | DW

Corona virus digestion: Austria becomes the first country in the European Union to authorize the authorization of a vaccine |  news |  DW

Austria Parliament on Thursday passed a mandate on a vaccine that will require all adults in the country to have a vaccine against COVID-19 starting in February. The move makes Austria the first EU country to authorize a vaccine mandate, although tens of thousands of angry citizens continue to protest such measures in Austria and … 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

Supreme Court decision doesn’t change local law – NBC New York

Supreme Court decision doesn’t change local law – NBC New York

New York City’s health commissioner on Friday criticized the US Supreme Court’s ruling on the president’s authorization of a COVID-19 vaccine as “misleading” and sought to make one very point: the city’s private sector law remains in effect. Dr. Dave Chukchi, who holds his position until March as part of Mayor Eric Adams’ transition plan, … Read more

COVID Omicron Updates: Study reports higher risk of complications for unvaccinated pregnant women

COVID Omicron Updates: Study reports higher risk of complications for unvaccinated pregnant women

NEW YORK (WABC) – A newly published study, by omicron of Scotland, found that unvaccinated pregnant women with COVID and their newborns were more likely to develop complications, such as hospitalization and death from the virus, than those who had been vaccinated. Currently, more than 20% of Americans eligible for injections have not received at … Read more

COVID Omicron Updates: National Guard steps in to relieve pressure on hospital overwhelmed by Omicron wave

COVID Omicron Updates: National Guard steps in to relieve pressure on hospital overwhelmed by Omicron wave

NEW YORK (WABC) – The National Guard has been called in to help relieve pressure in hospitals caused by the wave of COVID-19 cases from the omicron variant. National Guard medical teams are now deployed in 10 states, assisting in hospitals and medical facilities, according to the Army’s Northern Command. About 13,000 Guard personnel across … Read more

COVID Omicron Updates: Experts say US is nearing peak Omicron

COVID Omicron Updates: Experts say US is nearing peak Omicron

NEW YORK (WABC) – The omicron variant-fueled COVID wave continues, but experts say we’re approaching a peak. There are 138,000 Americans hospitalized with COVID right now, approaching the epidemic’s high, and the United States on average sees more than 668,000 new cases each day. It’s a sixfold increase from just five weeks ago, but medical … Read more