Monday, September 19, 2022

Health

Get the new Omicron booster and a flu shot, White House says

WASHINGTON — The new COVID-19 vaccines that gained final approval last week mark a new stage in the fight against the disease, top Biden administration health officials said during a Tuesday press briefing.Originally issued in late 2020, COVID vaccines...

Polio has been detected in New York wastewater. Should you worry? Experts explain

A case of poliovirus — the first detected in the U.S. in nearly a decade — was found in a suburban New York community in July when health officials announced that an unvaccinated man had contracted the disease. He...

Does monkeypox need a new name?

“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates.What’s happeningEarlier this month, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it is planning to rename the disease known as monkeypox and even created a way for...

New COVID boosters could mark turning point in pandemic

While many Americans say they’re over COVID-19, the virus doesn’t seem to have taken the hint. Instead, it’s been spinning off new variants and subvariants at a furious pace and continuing to infect hundreds of thousands of people every...

Texas reports 1st death tied to monkeypox in the U.S.

Texas health officials on Tuesday reported that an immunocompromised patient with monkeypox has died. This would be the first known death from the virus in the United States, if it is confirmed that monkeypox played a role.The patient was...

Jill Biden tests positive for COVID-19

First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19, her spokeswoman said on Tuesday.“After testing negative for COVID-19 on Monday during her regular testing cadence, the first lady began to develop cold-like symptoms late in the evening,” Elizabeth Alexander,...

CDC moves beyond COVID emergency with new guidance

WASHINGTON — The day after a newly coronavirus-free President Biden embarked on a post-infection vacation to South Carolina, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released revisions to pandemic guidance that clearly indicate a shift from the state-of-emergency approach...

Biden now nearly free of COVID symptoms, doctor says

WASHINGTON — Up-to-date vaccination and a powerful treatment have combined to help President Biden fight off the coronavirus, his personal physician said Monday.“His symptoms have now almost completely resolved,” Dr. Kevin O’Connor wrote in the latest of his daily...

Biden was likely sickened with BA.5 subvariant of Omicron, White House says

WASHINGTON — The White House confirmed on Saturday that the strain of coronavirus that infected President Biden several days ago is likely to have been BA.5, the highly contagious Omicron subvariant now comprising most new infections in the United...

Should President Biden be 'working through' COVID-19?

WASHINGTON — Americans work far more than most of their peers in the developed world, a habit that not even a global pandemic could halt. Many knowledge-class professionals who have the luxury of working from home (service workers rarely...
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Myke Towers Postpones Concerts in Puerto Rico Due to Hurricane Fiona

Following his sold-out opening concert at The Coliseo de Puerto Rico José Miguel Agrelot on Friday night, when he performed for more than...

Here Are All the Artists Attending 2022 Billboard Latin Music Week

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Sea Hear Now Festival in NJ Brings Stevie Nicks, Green Day and a Packed Lineup to the Land of Bruce

Not long into her headlining set on the first day of the fourth annual Sea Hear Now festival in Asbury Park, New Jersey,...