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The Indiana State Department of Health on Monday reported the latest COVID-19 figures related to schools, which showed a rise in student cases of 4,499
The new policy replaces a patchwork of travel restrictions first instituted by President Donald Trump last year and tightened by Biden last year that restricted travel by non-citizens to the United Kingdom, European Union, China, India and other countries.
While youngsters are at lower risk of severe illness or death than older people, more than 5 million children in the U.S. have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began and at least 460 have died, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Scientists inside and outside the government have been divided in recent days over the need for boosters and who should get them.
The Indiana State Department of Health has reported 222 new deaths from COVID-19 over the past four days, an average of 55.5 per day.
The assignment is sure to test an understaffed agency that has struggled to defend its authority in court. And the legal challenges to Biden’s vaccine mandate will be unrelenting.
Influential government advisers will debate Friday if there’s enough proof that a booster dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is safe and effective—the first step toward deciding which Americans need one and when.
Pfizer said that data from the United States and Israel suggest that the efficacy of its COVID-19 vaccine wanes over time, and that a booster dose was safe and effective at warding off the virus and new variants.
The White House meeting comes less than a week after Biden announced that the Labor Department is working to require businesses with 100 or more employees to order those workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or show a negative test result at least weekly.
More than 3.18 million Hoosiers had been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Wednesday, up by 5,436 from the previous day.
As Generation Z and millennial workers challenge the concept of a traditional career and drive an increase in freelancing, the role of workplace group life insurance in long-term financial plans is likely to change.
Indianapolis-based Cornerstone Cos. Inc. said it teamed with the New York City-based global investment giant to acquire and develop more than $1 billion in real estate assets over the next few years. The deal includes the recapitalization of 25 Cornerstone properties.
Indiana school districts grappling with a possible loss of funding for quarantining students could get relief under newly proposed legislation.
More than a third (33.6%) of Indiana’s intensive care unit beds are occupied by COVID patients.
Leaders of the Gates and Rockefeller Foundations are warning that the pandemic could set back global progress on education, public health and gender equality for years.
The average person doesn’t need a COVID-19 booster yet, an international group of scientists—including two top U.S. regulators—wrote Monday in a scientific journal.
Under the partnership, the Covington, Kentucky-based company will provide staff and supplies needed to collect and analyze up to 5,000 COVID-19 tests per day.