COVID-19 at the 2-year mark: taking stock of the pandemic's economic influence – FIU News

By Contributing WriterFebruary 17, 2022 at 11:38amAs part of an op-ed series, FIU News shares the expertise and diverse perspectives of members of the university community. In this piece, Howard Frank, director of FIU’s Jorge M. Pérez Metropolitan Center and a professor of public policy and administration, shares his perspective on how the economy has changed […]

Will Adults Need a Fourth Dose of Covid Vaccine? It’s Too Soon to Know. – The New York Times

AdvertisementSupported byA Food and Drug Administration official said the best time for an additional shot may be fall, when the spread of the coronavirus is expected to pick up againBy Sharon LaFraniereWASHINGTON — Although new federal data suggests that the effectiveness of booster shots wanes after about four months, the Biden administration is not planning […]

$9.8 Million NIH Grant Drives Clinical Research into Long COVID – Weill Cornell Medicine Newsroom

Dr. Rainu Kaushal. Credit: John AbbottWeill Cornell Medicine has been awarded a $9.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to lead a consortium of health care institutions that are analyzing nationwide health data in an effort to unravel the complexities of long COVID. “We need it to be able to answer important questions about […]

WA records highest-ever daily COVID tally as parliament faces virus scare – ABC News

Western Australia has recorded 194 new local cases of COVID-19 as parliament faces its first virus scare. The new cases represent the state's highest daily tally yet and are in addition to eight travel-related cases, making a total of 202 new cases.The figures include 18 self-reported positive rapid antigen tests. A WA government spokesman has confirmed Labor MP Terry […]

The end of Queensland's Omicron COVID wave in sight as state records nine more deaths – ABC News

A further nine people have died of COVID in Queensland, including six people who were in residential aged care.Those who died were aged in their 70s and 90s, three were not vaccinated, while the remainder had received either two or three doses.It comes as 5,795 new infections were recorded, with more than half returning positive results on […]

COVID-19 Daily Update 2-17-2022 4 pm – West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

2/17/2022Due to a service outage with a vendor affecting the receipt of COVID-19 lab results, the 10:00 a.m. COVID-19 dashboard for today did not occur at its regular time, but has now been updated. The following information is now available on the dashboard at West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as […]

It's been two years. The return to the office is finally happening – NPR

Andrea Hsu Heidi Brooks, senior lecturer in organizational behavior at the Yale School of Management, points to the chair she discovered was missing from her office on campus. Then she remembered it’s been in her home office since she brought it home at the start of the pandemic. Valerie Small hide caption Heidi Brooks, senior […]

COVID-19: State update – 1,218,262 coronavirus cases, 16,353 deaths – KATC Lafayette News

MenuAs of February 17, the number of total coronavirus cases reported in Louisiana increased by 1,872 and there have been 49 new deaths, according to the Louisiana Department of Health.The total number of cases reported to the state as of Thursday is 1,218,262. The current total death count is 16,353.On Wednesday, January 19, LDH, in […]

Covid-19 Pandemic: Live Updates and News for Feb. 16, 2022 – Bloomberg

White House chief medical adviser Anthony Fauci said at a briefing that the dynamics of the Covid-19 outbreak in the U.S. are pointing in a “sharp downward direction.”Europe is gradually leaving pandemic restrictions behind, with Germany and Greece poised to become the latest in the region to unwind regulations that have disrupted life for two […]