CNR Health Trust in CDC, FDA Took a Beating During Pandemic

June 9, 2021 — Trust in the CDC and FDA has decreased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic among health care professionals, according to a new WebMD/Medscape poll. Out of nearly 2,000 U.S. nurses surveyed on Medscape (WebMD’s sister site for health care professionals) between May 25 and June 3, 77% said their trust in the…Continue Reading

CNR Health Biden Budget Requests Steep Increases for NIH, CDC, SAMHSA

President Joe Biden requested notable increases for certain federal medical programs in his first fully detailed budget request, while also highlighting efforts to address gun violence and the opioid epidemic and prepare better for pandemics. Biden’s fiscal 2022 request, released Friday afternoon, serves as a formal marker for the White House’s views on national health…Continue Reading

CNR: Federal judge strikes down CDC eviction moratorium

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled Wednesday that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention exceeded its authority when it imposed a federal eviction moratorium. The Justice Department said it would appeal the ruling from the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., meaning there won’t likely be any immediate impact on the ban, which…Continue Reading

Watch Eddie Vedder Play With Josh Klinghoffer and Foo Fighters Perform With AC DCs Brian Johnson at Global Citizens VAX Live Event

On Saturday night, Global Citizen aired VAX Live: The Concert to Reunite the World — a virtual event aimed “to help end COVID-19 for all, end the hunger crisis, resume learning everywhere, protect the planet, and advance equity for all.” The hourlong show, hosted by Selena Gomez, kicked off with Eddie Vedder playing two songsContinue Reading

CDC says U.S.-bound air travelers can use some self-administered COVID-19 tests

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Friday that U.S.-bound international air travelers can meet COVID-19 entry requirements using certain self-administered tests.In January, the CDC mandated that all airline passengers aged two and older — including U.S. citizens — be able to provide negative COVID tests within three days…Continue Reading

CDC Chief Just Gave This COVID Warning

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), once warned of “impending doom,” concerned this COVID-19 pandemic would get out of hand. Today, during a talk at the Johns Hopkins Health Policy Forum, she was more optimistic about the outlook, but still warned of “stumbling blocks” thatContinue Reading

Trump officials celebrated efforts to change CDC reports on coronavirus emails show

Trump appointees in the Health and Human Services department last year privately touted their efforts to block or alter scientists’ reports on the coronavirus to more closely align with then-President Donald Trump’s more optimistic messages about the outbreak, according to newly released documents from congressional investigators. The documents provide furtherContinue Reading

More Mixed Messages From CDC Director Rochelle Walensky

Robby Soave, Reason April 3, 2021 (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool)The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has announced that vaccinated people are extremely unlikely to spread COVID-19 to others, and thus can safely travel with minimal risk.Read Full Article » Related Topics: CDC Comment Show comments Hide Comments Log In with your RCMG Account…Continue Reading