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Christopher Wilson

Report: Vaccinations could have prevented quarter-million COVID deaths in U.S.

A new analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation has found that nearly a quarter-million COVID-19 deaths in the United States could have been prevented through vaccination.“We find that approximately 234,000 deaths since June 2021 could have been prevented with...

Biden: We could have handled COVID testing better

President Biden admitted on Wednesday that his administration should have put more of an emphasis on COVID-19 testing last year.“Should we have done more testing earlier?” Biden said at the White House during a press conference marking his first...

Supreme Court blocks Biden's COVID rules for businesses

COVID-19 updates. View the latest news.The Supreme Court on Thursday stopped the Biden administration from implementing a vaccine-or-test mandate on large businesses, but it did allow a vaccine mandate for most health care workers in the country.In a 6-3...

Congressman apologizes for comparing COVID policies to Nazi Germany

COVID-19 updates. View the latest news.Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, apologized one day after comparing Washington, D.C.’s COVID-19 mitigation policies to Nazi Germany."Bad things happen when governments dehumanize people," Davidson wrote in a statement Thursday. "Sometimes, there is a next...

GOP congressman under fire for comparing COVID restrictions to Nazi policies

Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, became the latest Republican to draw scrutiny for comparing COVID-19 mitigation efforts to policies of Germany's Nazi regime in a series of tweets Wednesday.Responding to a message from Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser about a...

Numerous lawmakers test positive for COVID amid Omicron surge

More than a half-dozen members of Congress have announced they tested positive for COVID-19 in recent days as the Omicron surge continues across many areas of the country.Reps. Ben Cline, R-Va., Rick Crawford, R-Ark., and John Katko, R-N.Y., all...

CDC sticks with new COVID isolation guidelines despite criticism

Despite criticism from a number of public health experts, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention affirmed its new guidelines suggesting those with COVID-19 can exit isolation in five days without testing.The CDC announced the initial changes on Dec....

Pelosi: Government shutdown would be due to 'anti-vax' Republicans

COVID-19 updates. View the latest.House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said at a Thursday morning press conference that a failure to keep the government open would be the result of the Senate Republicans taking an anti-vaccination stance.“We’re not going for their...

New poll shows Americans who trust conservative media outlets more likely to believe COVID-19 misinformation

A new poll has found that Americans who consume more right-wing media are far more likely to believe misinformation about COVID-19 and the vaccine against it.In a survey released Monday by the Kaiser Family Foundation, respondents were asked about...

Idaho's governor, lieutenant governor have power struggle over COVID policies

Idaho Gov. Brad Little has said he will rescind an order regarding COVID-19 vaccines issued by his temporary replacement while he was away visiting the southern border.With Little among a group of Republican governors currently in Texas, Lt. Gov....

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