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Russia records highest daily new Covid-19 case number

October 17th, 2021
Russia records highest daily new Covid-19 case number

MOSCOW — Russia is reporting its largest daily number of new coronavirus infections, more than 70 percent up on the number a month ago as the country faces a sustained rise in cases.The national coronavirus task force on Sunday said 34,303 new infections were recorded in the previous day, compared with the 20,174 reported Sept. 19.The death toll of 999 was barely lower than the record 1,002 deaths reported on Saturday.Russian authorities have tried to speed up the pace of vaccinations with lotteries, bonuses and other incentives, but widespread vaccine skepticism and conflicting signals from... Read More

COVID cases and fatalities surge in Russia

October 15th, 2021
COVID cases and fatalities surge in Russia

CBS News reporter Mary Ilyushina takes a look at spiking coronavirus infection rates in Russia. Hospitals are overwhelmed with patients and the death toll is rising. And with low vaccination rates and an increasingly apathetic public, it’s unclear when the country’s latest COVID-19 wave will end. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Letitia Wright denies report she spread anti-vaccination views on ‘Black Panther 2’ set

October 13th, 2021
Letitia Wright denies report she spread anti-vaccination views on ‘Black Panther 2’ set

Actor Letitia Wright denied a report that she has been speaking out against Covid-19 vaccinations during the filming of Marvel’s “Black Panther 2.”Last week, The Hollywood Reporter alleged that Wright was sharing her views about the vaccines in Atlanta on the set of the highly anticipated superhero sequel. Wright denied the report, which cited an unnamed source, in a statement Wednesday on Instagram.“I honestly assert that this was completely untrue,” she wrote. “Anyone who knows me or has worked with me, knows that I work incredibly hard at my craft & my main focus is always to... Read More

White House to announce Walmart, FedEx, UPS will increase services to help supply chain

October 13th, 2021
White House to announce Walmart, FedEx, UPS will increase services to help supply chain

WASHINGTON — The White House is set to announce Wednesday that three of the largest U.S. goods carriers, Walmart, FedEx and UPS, will up their efforts to address supply chain shortages resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.The carriers “will make commitments towards moving to 24/7 working during off-peak hours” at key ports in Southern California, senior administration officials said on a call Tuesday evening.President Joe Biden will meet Wednesday with leaders of the Port of Los Angeles, the Port of Long Beach, California, and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union to... Read More

COVID-19 takes EMS worker shortage to ‘crisis level’: American ambulance association president

October 10th, 2021
COVID-19 takes EMS worker shortage to ‘crisis level’: American ambulance association president

American Ambulance Association president Shawn Baird warned that the coronavirus pandemic took the shortage of emergency medical services (EMS) workers to a “crisis level,” explaining that the problem threatens to undermine the country’s 911 system and needs urgent attention by Congress. “This has been a problem that has that been developing over several years because of chronic underfunding shortfalls from Congress for ambulance services, but certainly during the pandemic things have hit a crisis level,” Baird told “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday.  “We’ve... Read More

Americans on edge as COVID complacency causes confusion and uncertainty

October 10th, 2021
Americans on edge as COVID complacency causes confusion and uncertainty

Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Continue To Full Article  Read More

First person charged with Paycheck Protection Program fraud sentenced to federal prison

October 8th, 2021
First person charged with Paycheck Protection Program fraud sentenced to federal prison

The first person in the country charged with fraudulently seeking pandemic business loans was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison, according to authorities.David Adler Staveley, 54, of Andover, Massachusetts, faked his suicide to evade arrest after prosecutors said he tried to scam the government out of $543,000 in coronavirus relief funds.Staveley and his co-conspirator David Andrew Butziger falsely claimed they owned four businesses, including three restaurants, according to a press release by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Rhode Island.The two men applied for... Read More

Idaho’s lieutenant governor issues vaccine executive order while gov is away; Little says he will rescind it

October 5th, 2021
Idaho’s lieutenant governor issues vaccine executive order while gov is away; Little says he will rescind it

Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin on Tuesday issued an executive order banning vaccine mandates and required coronavirus testing in schools and colleges in the state, prompting Gov. Brad Little to say he had not authorized her to act on his behalf while he was at the U.S-Mexico border. Little said he would “rescind” any executive orders McGeachin issues while he is away and she is acting governor, including her attempt this week to send National Guard troops to the border. “I am in Texas performing my duties as the duly elected Governor of Idaho, and I have not authorized the... Read More

Dr. Fauci warns “we don’t want to become complacent” as COVID cases fall from summer peak

October 4th, 2021
Dr. Fauci warns “we don’t want to become complacent” as COVID cases fall from summer peak

Dr. Anthony Fauci is warning against complacency as coronavirus cases and hospitalizations begin to fall. He warns we need to keep “pushing on the vaccination front” to avoid another rise in cases. Dr. Anand Swaminathan joins CBSN’s Elaine Quijano to discuss the day’s coronavirus headlines. Continue To Full Article  Read More

Clay Travis: Fauci ‘100% wrong’ on prediction college football will spike coronavirus

October 1st, 2021
Clay Travis: Fauci ‘100% wrong’ on prediction college football will spike coronavirus

NIAID director Dr. Anthony Fauci warned of the dangers packed football stadiums would permit amid coronavirus but OutKick founder Clay Travis told “Hannity” the doctor has already been proven wrong.”Fauci said that COVID was going to feast on college football fans because of the no masks, because of the full stadiums and he’s 100% wrong,” he said. “Fauci was wrong again.”According to Travis, coronavirus cases have recently “plummeted” throughout the south, down nearly 60% in Florida. FAUCI PRESSED IF HE SHOULD ‘STEP ASIDE’ AS AN ‘IMPEDIMENT... Read More