White House Unveils COVID Plan Focused On People With Disabilities – Disability Scoop

by Michelle Diament | February 28, 2022More than 1,000 people received COVID-19 vaccines at a clinic for those with autism, their families and caretakers that was hosted by the Eagles Autism Foundation and Divine Providence Village at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia last year. (Hunter Martin/Philadelphia Eagles)Following criticism from disability advocates, the Biden administration is […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) News and Updates for Feb. 27, 2022 – Bloomberg

New York will lift the state’s mask mandate indoors in schools on March 2 due to lower infections and hospitalizations across the state and less strict guidance from U.S. health authorities, Governor Kathy Hochul announced.Hong Kong reported a record number of Covid-19 infections and a rising death count Sunday that is straining its health infrastructure […]

Hong Kong to report 34466 new COVID cases -CCTV – Reuters

Medical workers wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) move a patient at a makeshift coronavirus disease (COVID-19) treatment area, outside a hospital in Hong Kong, China February 28, 2022. REUTERS/Tyrone SiuHONG KONG, Feb 28 (Reuters) – Hong Kong is set to report a record daily high of 34,466 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, Chinese state television […]

New Zealand ends isolation rules for vaccinated travellers from Australia as transmission rates soar – The Guardian

Change comes as NZ, virus-free for much of pandemic, records some of world’s highest transmission rates amid Omicron surgeFirst published on Sun 27 Feb 2022 21.30 ESTNew Zealand has ended its self-isolation requirements for vaccinated travellers arriving from Australia, as the country’s Covid transmission rates soar to among the highest in the world.From Wednesday, vaccinated […]

What you need to know ahead of Biden's first State of the Union address – NPR

Alana Wise President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress on April 28, 2021 as Vice President Kamala Harris, left, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., applaud. Melina Mara/AP hide caption President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress on April 28, 2021 as Vice President Kamala Harris, left, and House Speaker […]

Why Kyrie Irving Still Won’t Play in Brooklyn if Some Covid Restrictions End Next Week – The New York Times

AdvertisementBarclays Center would remain under a private-sector vaccine mandate that took effect in December.By Sopan DebKyrie Irving, the Nets’ star guard, will still be ineligible to play in home games at Barclays Center in Brooklyn if New York City lifts its vaccine mandate for restaurants, gyms and most indoor spaces, as Mayor Eric Adams said […]

10 Consequential Days: How Biden Navigated War, Covid and the Supreme Court – The New York Times

AdvertisementSupported byThe dizzying events of the past week have pushed to the sidelines the congressional squabbling over President Biden’s domestic agenda, and are already redefining the arc of his presidency.By Michael D. Shear, Zolan Kanno-Youngs and Katie RogersWASHINGTON — Ron Klain, the White House chief of staff, gave a pep talk early on Feb. 18 at […]

New Research Points to Wuhan Market as Pandemic Origin – The New York Times

By Carl Zimmer and Benjamin MuellerUpdated Feb. 27, 2022 Scientists released a pair of extensive studies over the weekend that point to a large food and live animal market in Wuhan, China, as the origin of the coronavirus pandemic. Analyzing a wide range of data, including virus genes, maps of market stalls and the social […]

Omicron variant symptoms: Original COVID symptoms you’ll experience – Deseret News

COVID-19 symptoms might continue to show up. Here’s what to expect next.Illustration by Alex Cochran, Deseret News COVID-19 cases are dropping off across the United States, but there are still thousands of cases every day, many of them linked to the omicron variant.What to expect: The omicron variant has been seen as a mild version […]