Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting public health order used to quickly expel migrants | Texas News | San Antonio

Judge blocks Biden administration from lifting public health order used to quickly expel migrants |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Pu Ying Huang nternational travelers presented their IDs and vaccination cards on Nov. 9, 2021, before crossing the pedestrian bridge into downtown Laredo. A Louisiana federal judge on Friday blocked the Biden administration’s efforts to lift Title 42, a federal health order that has been used to quickly deport … Read more

CDC Guidelines Advise Masks for Most – NBC New York

CDC Guidelines Advise Masks for Most – NBC New York

Well, the entire state of New York didn’t end up losing all of its green in the CDC’s latest COVID community risk level update, despite topping 11,000 new cases in a day Thursday for the first time since January. But all of New York City turned orange, reflecting the highest threat scenario of the federal … Read more

CDC COVID Map Puts All NYC at High Risk – NBC New York

CDC COVID Map Puts All NYC at High Risk – NBC New York

Well, the entire state of New York didn’t end up losing all of its green in the CDC’s latest COVID community risk level update, despite topping 11,000 new cases in a day Thursday for the first time since January. But all of New York City turned orange, reflecting the highest threat scenario of the federal … Read more

Hospitalizations Near 3,000 as New Variant Sweeps Nation – NBC New York

Hospitalizations Near 3,000 as New Variant Sweeps Nation – NBC New York

New York state COVID hospitalizations are now nearing 3,000, more than doubling in the last month as an omicron subvariant believed to be the most transmissible strain yet fuels soaring infection rates across the country, health department data shows. The statewide admission total stands at 2,705 as of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s latest report, the highest … Read more

Man in Mass. Has Monkeypox, Health Officials Say – NBC New York

Man in Mass. Has Monkeypox, Health Officials Say – NBC New York

A case of monkeypox has been confirmed in Massachusetts, health officials said Wednesday. It’s the first case of monkeypox, a rare but potentially serious virus, in the United States this year, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Two US cases were reported last year; nine cases have been identified in the United Kingdom … Read more

NYC COVID Alert Level Hits High as Hospitalization Rate Tops Key Metric – NBC New York

NYC COVID Alert Level Hits High as Hospitalization Rate Tops Key Metric – NBC New York

New York City raised its COVID alert level to high on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after warning of the possibility, as a fifth pandemic wave fueled by the most contagious COVID subvariants yet tighten their grip on the metro area and the nation. The five boroughs had been in a “medium” COVID alert state … Read more

NY COVID Risk Level Rises Amid New Variant Threat – NBC New York

NY COVID Risk Level Rises Amid New Variant Threat – NBC New York

The COVID-19 subvariant estimated by New York state health officials to be substantially more contagious than the first descendant of the potent omicron strain now accounts for up to 79.5% of all virus circulating in the region that encompasses the Empire State, according to new CDC data released Tuesday. Prevalence of BA.2.12.1, which health officials … Read more

Nassau County COVID Cases Soar, NYC COVID Rates Climb – NBC New York

Nassau County COVID Cases Soar, NYC COVID Rates Climb – NBC New York

Almost three-quarters of New York state under the CDC’s high-risk designation for COVID is being urged to wear face masks in indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status. The new recommendation came from the State Department of Health Friday afternoon and falls in line with CDC guidance. The health commissioner is urging everyone in the state’s … Read more

New COVID Variant Fuels Viral Spread – NBC New York

New COVID Variant Fuels Viral Spread – NBC New York

The COVID-19 subvariant estimated by New York state health officials to be substantially more contagious than the first descendant of the potent omicron strain now accounts for up to 73.3% of all virus circulating in the region that encompasses the Empire State, according to new CDC data released Tuesday. Prevalence of BA.2.12.1, which health officials … Read more