COVID-19 vaccines and treatments could go to the private market this summer, the White House official says

COVID-19 vaccines and treatments could go to the private market this summer, the White House official says

The supply of free treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 purchased by the federal government could end as soon as this summer, the White House’s top pandemic official said Thursday, as the Biden administration prepares to transition the medicines to the private market. “All I can say, because I literally don’t know, we don’t have the … Read more

Ask Dr. Agus: COVID-19 public health emergency to end in May

Ask Dr.  Agus: COVID-19 public health emergency to end in May

Ask Dr. Agus: COVID-19 public health emergency to end in May – CBS News Watch CBS News The White House announced it will end COVID-19 emergency declarations on May 11, more than three years into the pandemic. CBS News medical contributor Dr. David Agus joined Anne-Marie Green and Janet Shamlian to discuss the move. He … Read more

Ending the public health emergency means the end of free COVID tests

Ending the public health emergency means the end of free COVID tests

The end of the COVID-19 public health emergency on May 11 will mark the end of an era in the US health system, as many Americans will have to start paying for care that, for the past three years, has been free. Experts said the changes related to the public health emergency won’t be earth-shattering. … Read more

Inflammation and Immunity Troubles Top Long COVID Suspect List

Inflammation and Immunity Troubles Top Long COVID Suspect List

SOURCES: Alexander Truong, MD, pulmonologist, assistant professor, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta. Alexander Charney, MD, PhD, lead principal investigator, RECOVER adult cohort, associate professor of psychiatry, genetics and genomic sciences, neuroscience, and neurosurgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York. Michael Peluso, MD, assistant professor of medicine, infectious diseases doctor, University of … Read more

COVID Emergency Orders Ending: What’s Next?

COVID Emergency Orders Ending: What’s Next?

Feb. 1, 2023 – It’s the end of an era. The Biden administration announced Monday that it will be ending the twin COVID-19 emergency declarations, marking a major change in the 3-year-old pandemic. . The orders spanned two presidencies. The Trump administration’s Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued a public health emergency in … Read more

House to vote on ending work from home for federal employees as COVID recedes

House to vote on ending work from home for federal employees as COVID recedes

House to vote on ending work from home for federal employees as COVID recedes – CBS News Watch CBS News The House will vote on ending work from home for federal employees as the threat of the COVID pandemic recedes. Telework of federal workers has more than doubled since 2018. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott … Read more

House Republicans pass bill to end COVID-19 public health emergency

House Republicans pass bill to end COVID-19 public health emergency

House Republicans passed a bill on Tuesday to end the COVID-19 public health emergency, moving ahead with the legislation despite the Biden administration announcing one day earlier that the declaration would end in May. The legislation — titled the Pandemic is Over Act — passed in a 220-210 party-line vote. The measure, which stretches two … Read more

Biden White House Plans To End COVID-19 Public Health Emergency In May

Biden White House Plans To End COVID-19 Public Health Emergency In May

The Biden administration said Monday it plans to end the nation’s COVID-19 public health emergency in May, more than three years after the virus first began circulating in the country. The White House plans to renew the existing emergency declarations once more before they expire on May 11, allowing local governments and health care providers … Read more

Biden to End COVID Emergencies in May

Biden to End COVID Emergencies in May

Jan. 30, 2023 – The two national emergency declarations dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic will end May 11, President Joe Biden said Monday. Doing so will have many effects, including the end of free vaccines and health services to fight the pandemic. The public health emergency has been renewed every 90 days since first being … Read more

Trump Blasts ‘Disloyal’ Ron DeSantis, Accuses Him Of ‘Trying To Rewrite History’ On COVID

Trump Blasts ‘Disloyal’ Ron DeSantis, Accuses Him Of ‘Trying To Rewrite History’ On COVID

Former President Donald Trump, who has already announced he is running for president in 2024, is not happy about the prospect of facing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) in the race. “When I hear he might run, I consider that very disloyal,” Trump told reporters Saturday. Trump sought to take credit for DeSantis’ ascent to … Read more