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Federal health agencies say they are ending their recommended pause on use of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, following the vote of a panel of advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on resuming the single-shot vaccine. The Food and Drug Administration says they have revised their emergency use authorization for the vaccine …

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cleared vaccinated Americans to travel again, but some immunized travelers remain on the fence about making summer plans.   Is it finally safe to fly? What about visiting unvaccinated relatives or traveling with young children?   CNBC Global Traveler asked medical professionals — all of whom are …

Clark County issues travel warning as COVID cases rise  KATU Clark County COVID-19 cases jump, prompting warning to exercise caution  The Columbian NEW: COVID-19 hospitalizations jump as Nevada reports 342 cases, 4 deaths  KLAS – 8 News Now Nevada’s key COVID-19 metrics show long decline is stalling  Las Vegas Review-Journal Health officials say Nevada’s COVID-19 cases are staying stable  8 …

The state’s first such clinic started this week at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. The Federal Emergency Management Agency coordinates the operations using part of the state’s allocation of vaccine. Support Local Journalism Your membership makes our reporting possible. {{featured_button_text}} Dane County, the state and FEMA “remain in active conversations about planning for the potential …

Not all of the coronavirus health guidance released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during the Trump administration was based on the best scientific evidence or even primarily authored by the agency’s staff, according to a review ordered by the CDC’s new director. The review aimed to ensure that the CDC’s current and …

Though the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread throughout the U.S., health officials reported a virtually “nonexistent” influenza season. Officials prepared for the possibility of a “twin pandemic” involving COVID-19 and influenza, University of Wisconsin Health said, though data shows it seems to have not arrived. “While we are not out of respiratory season yet, UW …

(CNN) – As the number of new daily COVID cases across the United States is trending down, officials are urging Americans to keep their guards up. “This is a national emergency and the approach we are taking reflects this,” said Andy Slavitt with the White House COVID-19 response team. The latest U.S. data shows mutations …

Health authorities are investigating the case of a South Florida doctor who died from a rare condition two weeks after receiving the first dose of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine. Dr. Michael, who had worked as an OBGYN at Mt. Sinai Medical Center for more than a decade, died on January 3rd. According to his wife Heidi …

A new order signed by interim State Health Officer Dirk Wilke on Friday night now requires face masks to be worn in indoor businesses, indoor public settings and outdoor public settings where physical distancing isn’t possible. Gov. Doug Burgum said those who violate the mask mandate may be cited for an infraction, though did not …

Hours before the United States surpassed 6 million coronavirus cases and reached a death toll of 183,000, President Donald Trump and his defenders seized on an amateurish misreading of federal data to claim that the COVID-19 pandemic has killed hardly anyone at all.  It started Sunday, when Trump retweeted a QAnon conspiracist who claimed that …