Eighteen states filed three separate lawsuits Friday, October 29 to stop President Joe Biden’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for federal contractors, arguing that the requirement violates federal law, reported the Associated Press.
Industrial businesses have faced unprecedented challenges amid COVID-19. Companies have dealt with shutdowns and other disruptions for almost a year now, but the end may be near. As vaccines begin to roll out, many workers now wonder when they can get vaccinated.
If it seems like everybody you know has or has had the flu recently, you’re not too far wrong. The CDC confirms that flu activity is currently widespread in most of the U.S.
Flu viruses are constantly changing so it’s not unusual for new flu viruses to appear each year, which keeps the CDC busy trying to anticipate the types of vaccinations that will be needed and make sure they are in sufficient supply.
Up to 650,000 deaths annually are associated with respiratory diseases from seasonal influenza, according to new estimates by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), WHO and global health partners.
Adults with asthma are at increased risk for pneumococcal disease, yet according to a new CDC study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, just 54 percent of adults with work-related asthma—asthma triggered by an exposure at work—have been vaccinated against the infection.
CDC urges vaccination as summer travel season approaches
May 30, 2014
Two hundred and eighty-eight cases of measles were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the United States between Jan. 1 and May 23, 2014. This is the largest number of measles cases in the United States reported in the first five months of a year since 1994.
Vaccinations aren't just for children. Older adults need them, too, to ward off preventable infectious diseases, especially influenza and pneumonia. Yet many adults aren't following the recommended vaccination schedule.