Public Health

Coronavirus Roundup: Court Wins Lottery to Hear OSHA Rule Case; Agencies’ Top Management Challenges Involve COVID-19

There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed.

GovExec Daily: Open Season Tips and Tricks

Consumers’ Checkbook's Kevin Moss joins the podcast to discuss feds and health insurance choices.

How Easily Can Vaccinated People Spread COVID?

Vaccination is the best protection against infection. But when breakthroughs do occur, a very basic question still has an unsatisfying answer.

Survey: Majority of Federal Employees Disagree With Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

Comments submitted as part of the survey show a diversity of thought on the requirement. 

Coronavirus Roundup: Vaccine Rule for Private Sector Employers Coming Soon

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Coronavirus Roundup: Vaccine Mandate Updates; FDA Delays Review of Moderna Vaccine for Adolescents 

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The FDA Authorizes Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine for Children Ages 5 to 11 – a Pediatrician Explains How the Drug Was Tested for Safety and Efficacy

Pediatric clinical trials for the COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 have shown that the Pfizer shot is safe and effective.

America’s Food Safety System Failed to Stop a Salmonella Epidemic. It’s Still Making People Sick.

For years, a dangerous salmonella strain has sickened thousands and continues to spread through the chicken industry. The USDA knows about it. So do the companies. And yet, contaminated meat continues to be sold to consumers.

Eleven States Challenge Federal Contractor Vaccine Mandate

The Justice Department and EEOC “have already determined that COVID vaccines can be mandated by employers,” said an OMB spokesperson. 

Coronavirus Roundup: State Department Embraces Work Flexibilities; CDC Recommends Fourth COVID-19 Shot for Some

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Coronavirus Roundup: Watchdog Reviews Reentry Planning and Hiring During COVID-19

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Most Americans Resumed Risky Activities before COVID Vaccines Came Out

Americans started getting back to regular activities like travel and eating indoors before COVID-19 vaccines became available, according to a new study.

A Historic Swearing in at the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps

Dr. Rachel Levine became the United States’ first openly transgender four-star officer and first female four-star admiral of the corps.