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DOD Awards $138 Million Contract, Enabling Prefilled Syringes for Future COVID-19 Vaccine

The Department of Defense announced this week a $138 million contract for “Project Jumpstart” and “RAPID USA,” to expand U.S. production capability for domestically manufactured medical-grade injection devices. A statement attributed to Lt. Col. Mike Andrews, a Department of Defense spokesman said: “Today the Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Health and Human […]

LA Times: Face Masks Now Required Whenever L.A. Residents Leave Homes, Garcetti Says

Angelenos, except for small children and some people with disabilities, must now wear face masks when they leave the house, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday, May 13. Previously, Garcetti had only required people to wear masks at grocery stores, sitting in taxis and rideshare vehicles, on buses, and at the airport. Regarding the […]

AP: President Set to Name Former Glaxo Exec as Vaccine Czar

President Donald Trump is set to name a former pharmaceutical executive to lead his administration’s all-out effort to produce and distribute a coronavirus vaccine by the end of the year. Former GlaxoSmithKline executive Moncef Slaoui will lead “Operation Warp Speed,” Trump’s drive to accelerate the vaccine development process for COVID-19, according to an administration official. […]

CNN: Wisconsin Supreme Court Strikes Down State’s Stay-at-Home Order

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has overturned the state’s stay-at-home order, ruling it “unlawful” and “unenforceable” in a high-profile win for the state’s Republican-led Legislature. In a 4-3 decision Wednesday, the court ruled that Democratic Gov. Tony Evers’ administration overstepped its authority when the state Department of Health Services extended the order to May 26. The […]

CBS: 27 National Guards Will be Going to the Largest Nursing Home in the US with Large Outbreak

Brighton Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, Beaver County’s largest nursing home, will now get support from the Pennsylvania National Guard to deal with its outbreak of COVID-19. Twenty-seven members of the Guard began training Monday morning to help facility workers. Brighton Rehab is the site of the worst outbreak of the novel coronavirus in the state […]

The Same Number of People Could Die from ‘Deaths of Despair’ as Have Already Died in the U.S. from Coronavirus, New Study Finds

The growing epidemic of ‘deaths of despair’ in the U.S. is increasing due to the coronavirus pandemic. It could drive suicide, drug, and alcohol deaths as high as 150,000, according to new research released by Well Being Trust and the Robert Graham Center for Policy Studies in Family Medicine and Primary Care. Projections of additional […]

Washington Examiner: Fauci Warns Certain Coronavirus Vaccinations Could ‘Enhance the Negative Effect of the Infection’

Appearing before a U.S. Senate panel, a top U.S. health official warned that some coronavirus vaccinations might harm more than help patients desperate for therapy. As the world awaits a reliable treatment for the cornavirus, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci told members of the Health, Education, Labor, […]

Port of Seattle Cop Reminded Officers to Respect the Bill of Rights — Now His Bosses Want Him Fired

Port of Seattle Police Officer and Special Forces Veteran Greg Anderson made a patriotic and inspirational video reminding police officers they do not have unlimited powers. Officer Anderson is now on administrative leave, and many fear he will most likely be fired. You can view his entire video below, where he begins by saying: “I […]

Forbes Says Future Air Travel Will Be Four Hour Process with Self Check-In Disinfection and Immunity Passes

Once airports and borders open again and people are able to fly freely — a process already in play as airports of all sizes around the world ready strategies to ensure healthy air travel — how much are you ready to change your flying habits? As much as was required after 9/11? Less? More? Considering […]

LA Times: Los Angeles County ‘With All Certainty’ Will Keep Stay-at-Home Orders in Place Through July

Los Angeles County’s stay-at-home orders will “with all certainty” be extended for the next three months, county Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer acknowledged during a Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday. Without issuing an official order, Ferrer said that the timeline would only change if there was a “dramatic change to the virus and tools […]