US Employers Add a Weak 194,000 Jobs as Delta Maintains Hold
US Employers Add a Weak 194,000 Jobs as Delta Maintains Hold

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added just 194,000 jobs in September, a second straight tepid gain and evidence that the pandemic still has a grip on the economy with many companies struggling to fill millions of open jobs.  Friday's report... Read More

CDC Interim Estimates Find Moderna Vaccines Most Effective Against Delta Breakthroughs
2021-09-15 19:47:11
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — Data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on COVID-19's delta variant found that vaccine efficacy was higher among recipients of the Moderna vaccination at 95%, higher than both the Pfizer-BioNTech and the Johnson & Johnson... Read More

In The States
Arkansas Judge Puts State Ban on Mask Mandates on Hold
2021-08-08 12:34:31
by Dan McCue

The state of Arkansas cannot enforce a planned ban on face masks pending further court action, a county circuit judge has ruled. Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed the law in April banning government entities from imposing mask requirements. The ban was... Read More

In The News
CDC: 'War Has Changed' as Delta Variant Dangers Emerge

New evidence showing the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and may be more dangerous than other versions has prompted U.S. health officials to consider changing advice on how the nation fights the coronavirus, internal documents show. Recommending masks... Read More

Restrictions on International Travel to Remain In Place
2021-07-27 12:59:10
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. is keeping existing COVID-19 restrictions on international travel in place due to concerns about the surging delta variant of the virus among the unvaccinated. “Given where we are today [with] the more transmissible Delta variant …... Read More

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