Post Tagged with: "Corona"

The Moment Has Arrived. The State of Rhode Island Has Capitulated. Citizens Will Get “Their Day In Court”!

It’s A Post! It’s A Fundraiser! Videos! Masking Studies! Legal Paperwork!   The Decision is in! The State of Rhode Island has officially submitted to the “Will of the People” by settling with Parents United in the Southwell v. McKee Case. Of course, there were shenanigans, hi jinx & a[Read More…]

by February 10, 2024

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Expands Eligibility for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose to Children 5 through 11 Years

  From The US Federal Food & Drug Administration (FDA.Gov) Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, authorizing the use of a single booster dose for administration to individuals 5 through 11 years of age at least five months[Read More…]

by May 17, 2022

CDC Statement on B.1.1.529 – Omicron

  From The Center For Disease Control On November 26, 2021, the World Health Organization (WHO) classified a new variant, B.1.1.529, as a Variant of Concern and has named it Omicron. No cases of this variant have been identified in the U.S. to date. CDC is following the details of this new variant, first reported to the WHO by South Africa. We are grateful to the South African government[Read More…]

by November 27, 2021

Denied Access To The Redistricting Commission Hearing Due To COVID Mandates, Representative Place Issues Statement

Rhode Island State Representative David J. Place offers the following statement regarding his denial to participate in tonight’s General Assembly Reapportionment Commission Hearings (redistricting): “My concerns regarding vaccine passport mandates are well documented in my public comments, in anti-vax passport legislation I submitted, and in bipartisan anti-vax passport legislation I[Read More…]

by September 30, 2021

The FDA Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: As part of the FDA’s effort to protect consumers, on August 19, the agency issued a warning letter jointly with the Federal Trade Commission to Mahita, LLC dba PushMyCart for[Read More…]

by August 22, 2021

CDC Stands Up New Disease Forecasting Center

    Aims to predict disease threats, provide early warning and real-time data on outbreaks  Today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is announcing a new center designed to advance the use of forecasting and outbreak analytics in public health decision making. Once established, the Center for Forecasting[Read More…]

by August 19, 2021

Centers For Disease Control & Prevention: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report For August 6, 2021

  From CDC.Gov: “The Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR ) series is prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Often called “the voice of CDC,” the MMWR  series is the agency’s primary vehicle for scientific publication of timely, reliable, authoritative, accurate, objective, and useful public health information and recommendations. MMWR [Read More…]

by August 5, 2021

Governor McKee, RI Department of Health To Provide COVID-19 Update

Governor Dan McKee, Lieutenant Governor Sabina Matos, Rhode Island Department of Health Director Nicole Alexander-Scott, M.D., M.P.H., and Executive Director of the COVID-19 Response Tom McCarthy will provide an update on COVID-19, the Delta variant in Rhode Island, and the State’s continued response, recovery and vaccination efforts. This update will[Read More…]

by August 5, 2021

CDC Issues Eviction Order in Areas of Substantial and High Transmission

CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky today signed an order determining the evictions of tenants for failure to make rent or housing payments could be detrimental to public health control measures to slow the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. This order will expire on October 3, 2021 and[Read More…]

by August 4, 2021

CDC Extends Order at the Southern and Northern Land Borders

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued an order under Sections 362 and 365 of the Public Health Service Act, and associated implementing regulations, that temporarily suspends the introduction of certain noncitizens based on the Director’s determination that introduction of such noncitizens, regardless of their country of[Read More…]

by August 3, 2021