The United States surpassed the deaths of 100,000,000 coronaviruses on Friday night, half of whom have had a brutal wave across the delta-alternately exhausted country in the last nine months alone.
In June in the United States, 20,000,000 people died, while daily deaths dropped below 40,000 in the hope that at least the home crisis was nearing an end. The vaccine was widely available to all American adults and adolescents. Free.
Three months and then 100,000 deaths, 2,000 Americans are dying every day. And millions of people have lost interest in fighting. Football stadiums are filled with masked fans, and in some states the need for vaccinations and masks is prohibited.
Reaching 1,000,000,000 deaths is not a delay, there is even a risk of 1 million deaths. Winter will bring crows to the interior; People will be social inside. Ogbonaya Omenka, an associate professor and public health expert at Butler University in Indianapolis, said that increases the risk of infection.
“Given current rates and expectations, the prospect of reaching 800,000 by 2021 is not unreasonable,” Omenka said. And beyond that, “because the latter largely depends on people’s preferences, we can hit that (1 million) number.”
– John Bacon
Also in the news:
– Grocery shopping has become more expensive. In August, grocery store prices rose another 0.4%, 3% above their level a year earlier and 6.6% higher than their previous two years before the Covid-1 pandemic epidemic hit the U.S. economy.
-A group of teachers on Thursday petitioned the Supreme Court to issue a ban on public school staff to implement New York City’s Covid-1 vaccine mandate.
3A survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that nearly half of parents with children between the ages of 12 and 17 had received at least one dose of the Covid-1 vaccine. About one-third of parents surveyed of children aged 5 to 11 said they would vaccinate their child “now” if a vaccine was approved for them.
– Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb on Thursday renewed the state’s public health emergency order for the 19th time.
-Michigan Livingston County health officials are warning of a possible Covid-1 outbreak outbreak after the Luke Bryant concert earlier this month. Officials say two people who attended the country music concert have tested positive since the show.
3Today’s number: According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 43.6 million confirmed Covid-1 cases and more than 700,200 deaths have been recorded in the United States. Worldwide total: more than 234.2 million cases and 4.79 million deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 184 million Americans – 55% of the population – have been fully vaccinated.
3What we are reading: Since Camille Wright struggled with acute coronavirus symptoms throughout August, she briefly questioned whether she would ever act again.
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Younger children may be able to get vaccinated before Halloween
A critical Federal Advisory Committee meeting has been scheduled, and its schedule suggests that children between the ages of 5 and 11 may begin vaccinating against Covid-1 for Halloween.
In the coming weeks, the FDA is expected to review the Pfizer-Biotech vaccine for children 5-11 years old and approve one-third doses given to adolescents and adults. On Friday, it scheduled a meeting of the independent committee, which will advise the Food and Drug Administration on approving vaccines and drugs on October 2nd.
Pfizer-Biotech submitted its clinical trial data to the FDA on Wednesday. The agency says data shows that their vaccine is safe and effective for children aged 5 to 11 at one-third of the dose used by adolescents and adults.
If the FDA approves the use, and if the Second Federal Advisory Committee also agrees, the vaccine for children will be available within a few days of the final meeting.
“We know from our vast experience with other pediatric vaccines that children are not young adults,” Acting FDA Commissioner Dr. Janet Woodcock said in a statement. He said the FDA will conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the clinical trial data submitted in support of the safety and efficacy of the vaccine for use in children.
– Elizabeth way
The Supreme Court has refused to block NYC’s vaccine mandate for teachers
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to rule on the need for New York City public school teachers to receive the Covid-1 vaccine, the second time the country’s high court has refused to proceed with the issue.
A group of New York teachers petitioned the Supreme Court for an emergency order restraining the issuance of the order, for which they had to face unpaid leave to take shots by 5pm on Friday or when school opened on Monday.
Associate Justice Sonia Stomayer declined the urgent request without comment. Earlier in the week, a federal appeals court upheld the New York order. Read more here.
– John Fritz
California became the first state to announce plans to make the vaccine mandatory for schoolgirls
Eligible California students will need to be vaccinated against COVID-1 against going to school in person, but the Food and Administration Administration has fully approved the vaccine for more school-age children, Governor Gavin News announced Friday.
“I believe we will be the first state in America to move forward with this order and requirement,” said Newsom from a school in San Francisco.
He added that the vaccine mandate for students would help keep more children safe and continue learning in the classroom. Awaiting FDA approval, the vaccine mandate will be introduced in two stages: first for secondary and high school students and then for primary school students.
Newsom said it expects the order to take effect for seventh- to twelfth-grade students by July 1 next year. Read more here.
– Erin Richards
Study: Antiviral pill is very effective in preventing covid hospitalization
An experimental drug, Covid-1, has successfully treated half of all infections, preventing cases from being hospitalized, according to a study released Friday. The news raises new hopes that the virus can be treated with a pill soon.
Molnupirvir, an antiviral drug made by Merck & Co. and Miami’s Rizbak Biotherapeutics, was given to 385 people within five days of diagnosis. Another 377 volunteers who tested positive were given a placebo. All participants had at least one risk factor for severe COVID-19.
Of the participants who received Molnupirvi, 7.3% were hospitalized during the month-long trial. In the placebo group, 14% were hospitalized and 8 of them died.
The head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fawcett called the information “impressive.”
– Karen Weintrab
Justice Brett Kavanagh tested positive for COVID-19
Supreme Court Associate Judge Brett Kavanagh has tested positive for Covid-1 for just a few days before the judges return to court to begin a new term, the court announced.
Kavanagh has been vaccinated along with other Supreme Court justices, he is not feeling the symptoms, the court said. He was examined Thursday before an investment ceremony for Associate Justice Amy Connie Barrett.
– John Fritz
More Americans died in September than in the previous three months
With 56,662 deaths reported by Covid-1, September in the United States was more than twice as deadly as August. It was much more deadly than in June, July and August.
With 1.1.14 million cases reported, compared to 28.2 million in August, the United States has done somewhat better. Numbers September is the fifth deadliest month of the entire American epidemic and the fifth-worst in cases.
Deaths were even worse in remote areas of South and America. There were 10,448 deaths in Florida and 8,159 deaths in Texas, twice as many as in August. Florida’s death record was about 90% worse than the previous month.
Hawaii and Alaska also set records and saw about 58% worse deaths compared to their previous bad months.
– Mike Stuka
Why do sports league players’ unions oppose the vaccine order?
The NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball all need to vaccinate some key players against Covid-1 against, especially those who can have close contact with their most important assets-players. But one big exception: the players themselves.
Player unions have opposed or avoided such vaccine orders which have become a subtle issue in pro sports.
Some, including Charles Grantham, executive director of the former NBA Players ‘Association, said the players’ union leadership was failing its members if it did not press for a vaccine order.
Others see each other differently. In this case, the vaccine for players must be negotiated jointly between the league management and the players’ union. Player unions have fought for other rights and privileges in collective bargaining, and they usually don’t want to pay an inch for a shot if that means league management starts to think it could take a mile later for something else. Read more here.
– Brent Schrotenbauer
The goal of the federal bill is to force travelers to show proof of vaccination
If the proposed bill becomes law on Wednesday, U.S. domestic passengers will soon have to prove that they are probably covid-free.
The U.S. Air Travel Public Safety Act, introduced by Sen. Diane Feinstein of California, requires all U.S. passengers to be fully vaccinated, fully recovered, or tested negative for coronavirus before boarding a domestic flight.
“We know that air travel during the 2020 holiday season contributed to the growth of the last winter destroyer Covid-1 sur,” Feinstein said in a news release on Wednesday. “We just can’t let it happen again.”
While it is common for international air travel to test or show proof of immunization, domestic U.S. air travelers do not have the same level of verification and selection.
Despite Democrats, the bill could face a tough fight to become law, with many behind the Kavid-1-related ordinance, with a small majority in Congress.
– Bailey Schulz, Don Gilbertson and Crystal Hayes