5 things to know about coronavirus vaccines for young children

5 things to know about coronavirus vaccines for young children

Parents of children under five have faced months of waiting for a coronavirus vaccine, with the occasional moments of hope of getting snatched away. But there are some signs of progress on a COVID-19 vaccine for the youngest children, the only age group where the vaccine is not currently available. Here are five things to … Read more

Romney says Dems to send him new COVID-19 funding proposal Wednesday

Romney says Dems to send him new COVID-19 funding proposal Wednesday

Late. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyOn The Money – White House previews new sanctions on Russia Health Care – Schumer searches for path forward on COVID-19 aid Schumer working with GOP to try to get deal on coronavirus aid MORE (R-Utah) said he is expecting to get a new proposal from Democrats on COVID-19 funding … Read more

Health Care – Pelosi shoots higher on COVID-19 funding

Health Care – Pelosi shoots higher on COVID-19 funding

Welcome to Thursday’s Overnight Health Care, where we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. Subscribe here. Stressed out over March Madness? Maybe try new Beer-flavored lollipops from Coors Light. Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi Irish PM tests positive for COVID-19 during visit to DC Five takeaways from Zelensky’s virtual address to … Read more

White House COVID-19 response coordinator Zients to leave post

White House COVID-19 response coordinator Zients to leave post

President BidenJoe Biden Irish PM tests positive for COVID-19 during visit to DC CNN anchor breaks down talking to Ukrainian father whose family was killed Graham introduces resolution urging Biden to help send jets to Ukraine MORE‘s coronavirus response coordinator Jeff ZientsJeff Zients Federal coronavirus aid to states extended into July Facing red wave, Democrats … Read more

Overnight Health Care – CDC to change guidance, including masking

Overnight Health Care – CDC to change guidance, including masking

Welcome to Wednesday’s Overnight Health Carewhere we’re following the latest moves on policy and news affecting your health. Subscribe here: thehill.com/newsletter-signup. Manatees facing starvation on the Florida coast have been fed 25 tons of lettuce so far, with as many as 800 fed in a day. The CDC could act soon on loosening mask mandates, … Read more

CDC looks to update mask guidance in coming weeks

CDC looks to update mask guidance in coming weeks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is planning to update a range of guidance in the coming weeks, including on masks, to focus on reducing severe disease and hospitalizations rather than infections, agency director Rochelle WalenskyRochelle WalenskyWalmart ends mask requirement for vaccinated employees Surgeon General: As pandemic improves, ‘we should be pulling back … Read more

Frustrated Democrats amp up pressure on Biden over global vaccinations

Frustrated Democrats amp up pressure on Biden over global vaccinations

Congressional Democrats are increasing pressure on the Biden administration to step up its efforts to vaccinate the world, arguing more needs to be done to prevent a new variant from emerging to threaten the United States after omicron. A group of over 80 Democratic lawmakers is pushing for $ 17 billion to support global vaccinations … Read more

CDC director: Cases too high to end indoor masking requirements

CDC director: Cases too high to end indoor masking requirements

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the agency is still not ready to make recommendations on relaxing mask requirements, even as more governors announce their intentions to do so. “We are working on that guidance,” Rochelle WalenskyRochelle WalenskyKemp looks to make masking optional in Georgia schools Overnight Health Care … Read more

Arkansas Governor urges CDC to provide clear path to endemic status

Arkansas Governor urges CDC to provide clear path to endemic status

Arkansas Gov. Asa HutchinsonAsa HutchinsonHutchinson warns other GOP governors: Talking about election 2020, a losing strategy Murphy says it’s time for New Jersey to ‘learn how to live’ with COVID-19 preview of Sunday shows: Justice Breyer announces retirement from Supreme Court MORE (R) on Monday called on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) … Read more

Bite the pressure to cover COVID-19 testing through Medicare

Bite the pressure to cover COVID-19 testing through Medicare

The Biden administration is exploring ways in which Medicare recipients can get over-the-counter covid-19 tests at home for free. The White House requires private insurance companies to cover the cost of eight home COVID-19 tests per person each month if the customer applies for a refund. The requirement was introduced due to the massive increase … Read more