CDC drops five-day isolation rules for Covid-19 infections

The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control on Friday rolled back its longstanding five-day isolation guidance for people who come down with COVID-19. Under the updated guidelines, the CDC says those infected with the coronavirus can return to work or the public just one full day after their fever subsides. “Today’s announcement reflects the progress […]

Older US adults should get another COVID-19 shot, health officials recommend

NEW YORK (AP) — Older U.S. adults should roll up their sleeves for another COVID-19 shot, even if they got a booster in the fall, U.S. health officials said Wednesday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Americans 65 and older should get another dose of the updated vaccine that became available in September […]

House COVID-19 panel requests testimony from 4 former Cuomo admin officials

The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic has asked four former members of disgraced New York ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration to testify on “must admit” orders issued to nursing homes at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Letters were sent out Friday to Elizabeth Garvey, a former special counselor and senior adviser to Cuomo; […]

Amazon ‘censored’ COVID-19 vaccine books after ‘feeling pressure’ from Biden White House: docs

The Biden administration pressured Amazon to censor books related to COVID-19 vaccines in early 2021 citing concerns that the material contained “propaganda” and “misinformation,” internal company emails released by Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) appear to show. The documents were obtained by the House Judiciary Committee and the Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government […]

United exec says COVID-19 pandemic may have contributed to Boeing’s problems with lost personnel

A top United Airlines executive suggested the loss of experienced personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic is to blame for Boeing’s recent string of problems. United Airlines Executive Vice President Finance Gerry Laderman made the observation at the Airline Economics conference in Dublin, Reuters reported.  “Experience counts, and they need to have a good experienced team righting the […]

COVID-19 strain kills 100% of infected mice in Chinese lab: Study

In a Wuhan-esque study, Chinese scientists are experimenting with a mutant COVID-19 strain that has a 100% kill streak in “humanized” mice. The deadly virus — known as GX_P2V — attacked the brains of mice that were engineered to reflect similar genetic makeup to people, according to a study shared last week out of Beijing. […]

House to probe ‘potential lies’ over coronavirus from Cuomo aide Melissa Derosa

The House of Representatives is gearing up to probe “potential lies and discrepancies” by a one-time top aide to former Gov. Cuomo regarding her involvement in the state’s deadly directive to nursing homes to accept coronavirus-positive residents. The March 2020 order potentially caused 1,000 additional nursing home deaths, according to an analysis by The Empire Center. […]