Category Archives: Health

New York Fights Back After Mask Mandate Shot Down by Judge

First American News LLC: New York is appealing a ruling by a Long Island judge that its mask mandate for schools and other public places is an illegal end-run around the state constitution, said Gaby Mendoza of MB Daily News. Health commissioner found lacking authority to issue mandate Governor cites public health crisis; school districts […]

Pfizer Begins Study Testing Omicron Vaccine in People

First American News LLC, Raleigh, NC: Pfizer Begins Study Testing Omicron Vaccine in People, trials will examine the safety and immune response in case regulators deem an adapted Covid-19 vaccine necessary. Pfizer Inc. and BioNTech SE have started a trial evaluating an adapted version of their Covid-19 vaccine that targets the Omicron variant of the […]

Omicron Vaccine – Third Dose Gives Stronger Protection Against The Virus

First American News LLC, Raleigh, NC: A booster shot of covid-19 gives stronger protection against Omicron and Delta variants according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), says Frank Pineda of MB Daily News. The data back up earlier findings supporting booster shots and offer the first comprehensive insight into how vaccines fare against the […]

Hong Kong suspends transit flights for a month from most of the world due to Covid-19

First American News LLC, Raleigh, NC: Hong Kong will suspend transit flights for a month from around 150 countries and territories considered high risk because of the coronavirus, deepening the global financial hub’s isolation. The move comes as the city has seen around 50 cases of the fast-spreading Omicron variant since the end of last […]