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Norwegian Cruise Line will require crew members to get the COVID-19 vaccine before boarding as sailings continue to be pushed back

Norwegian Cruise Line's Norwegian Sky ship. Alan Diaz/Associated Press Norwegian Cruise Line and its Regent Seven Seas Cruises will require crew members to get the vaccine. UK cruise line Saga recently announced it would require all passengers to receive the vaccine. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Norwegian Cruise Line and its Regent Seven Seas Cruises brand will be asking all of its crew members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine prior to boarding, the cruise compani...
Tags: UK, Cdc, US, Trends, Cruise, Carnival, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Oceania, Holland America, Barron, Patrick Scholes, Alan Diaz, Brittany Chang, Healthy Sail Panel, Truist Securities


AOC says FEMA is preparing to cover $2 billion in COVID-19 funeral costs across the US: 'We finally got it done'

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez talks with colleagues on the floor of the House Chamber. Joshua Roberts/Reuters Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said FEMA is readying a scheme to reimburse $2 billion in funeral costs. "We finally got it done," Ocasio-Cortez said on Twitter on Friday. The funding effort began last spring, as New York City became the US epicenter for COVID-19 cases.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will reimburse ...
Tags: New York, Washington, New York City, US, Trends, Fema, Queens, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Aoc, Lee, Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA, Barbara Lee


Deborah Birx says she 'always' considered quitting as she faced attacks from within the Trump administration and the science community

Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Deborah Birx says she always considered quitting while working on Trump's Coronavirus task force.  Birx faced criticism from the science community and from Trump for her work.  She says her role and the pandemic were politicized, thanks in large part to Trump.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Dr. Deborah Birx, coordinator of former President Donald Trump's White House Coronavirus task force said she always considered quitting. "I mean, why w...
Tags: Politics, Science, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Trump Read, Margaret Brennan, CBS News Face


How to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine appointment

Getty/David Greedy As coronavirus vaccines are rolled out across the United States, regulations and procedures for getting the shots might be confusing to some. Each state comes with its own set of guidelines for who gets the vaccine and when.  To get information about your state's vaccination process, Check your city or county's health department website or call your local COVID-19 hotline.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As of January 22, 17 million people have been...
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United Airlines says Mexican beach destinations saw the biggest drop in demand after the US announced new testing requirements for travelers

A United Airlines Boeing 757-200. Shutterstock / verzellenberg United Airlines says Mexico is among its most impacted destinations due to new US testing requirements. The CDC will soon require US arrivals to have a negative COVID-19 test. United executives hinted at an upcoming rollout of digital tech to keep track of travel requirements. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The US government just made it harder for Americans to plan getaways south of the border, and airline...
Tags: Cdc, Mexico, US, America, Trends, State Department, United, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Caribbean, United Airlines, Cancun, Cabo San Lucas, US Canada, United Airlines Boeing, Nocella, Toby Enqvist


When is it safe to start the high school football season in California?

Parents, coaches and athletes recently held rallies throughout California to pressure policymakers to permit high school sports to start. Football coaches across the state have formed their own lobbying group. And now two Orange County private schools were warned about sanctions after playing a football game last weekend despite all of the Southern California counties being in the purple tier, for the virus being widespread, in the state’s reopening system. The debate to reopen California high s...
Tags: California, Cdc, Stanford, Sports, Georgia, Sport, Soccer, New Orleans, University Of Arizona, North Carolina, Orange County, Charlottesville, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, High School Sports, Southern California, San Mateo


Only 10 people who've gotten Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine have had severe allergic reactions - and more than 4 million doses have been given out

Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine is one of two that have been authorized for emergency use to fight the pandemic across the US. The other vaccine available is from Pfizer. Radek Mica /AFP via Getty Images Very few people have had confirmed, allergic reactions after being vaccinated. New CDC data released Friday shows that just 10 people who've gotten Moderna's vaccine in the US have had severe (anaphylactic) allergic reactions, among more than 4 million shots delivered.  The CDC recommends t...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Public Health, Pfizer, Allergies, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Clark, Louisville Kentucky, New CDC, Thomas Clark, Moderna, Kentucky State Fair, Hilary Brueck


Biden just signed an executive order that mandates mask-wearing while flying and utilizing most forms of mass transit

Then-Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds up a face mask at The Queen theater on October 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Thursday requiring air passengers wear masks. Airports and commercial aircraft are included, as well as other modes of transport including trains. New testing requirements to enter the US from abroad are also being reviewed.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Preside...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, News, Air Travel, Cdc, Planes, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Flying, United States, Netherlands, Delta, Treasury, Aviation


Baby boomers flocked to online shopping like never before during the pandemic, new data shows

UPS employee delivers packages. Noam Galai/Getty Images Noam Galai/Getty Images Consumers aged 65 and up are the fastest growing group of online shoppers, the Washington Post reported Friday. Data from the NPD Group shows the demographic spent 49% more online in 2020 than the prior year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. During the pandemic, a new trend emerged: baby boomers taking over online shopping. Consumers 65 and older are now the fastest-growing group of online bu...
Tags: Amazon, Ecommerce, News, Etsy, Washington Post, US, Trends, UPS, Online Shopping, Retail, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Shopify, Baby Boomers, Wayfair, NPD Group, NPD


Fauci said the US's COVID-19 vaccines are powerful enough that they should be able to shoulder new strains of the infection with limited impact on efficacy

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, prepares to receive his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the National Institutes of Health on December 22, 2020 in Bethesda, Maryland. Patrick Semansky-Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said data shows the COVID-19 vaccines may not be as effective against new coronavirus strains. However, both vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna have proven to be so highly effective that it creates a "cushion effect...
Tags: UK, Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, South Africa, National Institutes of Health, Pfizer, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Fauci, Bethesda Maryland, Moderna, JAMA Network


How Biden plans to fight the pandemic: 100 million shots, 100 new vaccine centers, and lots more testing and PPE

Joe Biden being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States by Chief Justice John Roberts. Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP President Biden issued several coronavirus-related executive orders during his first two days in office. The orders aim to increase mask-wearing, accelerate vaccine distribution, and tighten international travel restrictions. Over 100 days, Biden hopes to give most K-8 schools funding to reopen and administer at least 100 million shots. Visit Business Insider's hom...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, Obama, Cdc, Washington, White House, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Chicago, United States, South Africa


Biden signs flood of COVID-focused executive orders

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Zeke Miller | Associated Press WASHINGTON — With a burst of executive orders, President Joe Biden served notice Thursday that America’s war on COVID-19 is under new command, promising an anxious nation progress to reduce infections and lift the siege it has endured for nearly a year. At the same time, he tried to manage expectations in his second day in office, saying despite the best intentions “we’re going to face setbacks.” He brushed off a reporter’s question o...
Tags: California, Washington, White House, America, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Fema, Associated Press, Lausd, Republican, Biden, California Supreme Court, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Amtrak


How Carpet Does So Much More Than Just Look Pretty

In today’s society, the benefits of carpet and their presence is an expected feature when we purchase a home. We have many choices of flooring and each of them has its good features. But, carpeting carries some unique features. As we look into the benefits of carpets and rugs in our homes and places of business, it is easy to see why we often add rugs to areas that are uncarpeted for extra protection and comfort. It Can Reduce Breathing Issues Allergies are a major problem ...
Tags: Fashion, Carpets, Flooring, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Carpet, Carpeting, Home Life, Rugs, Floors, American Academy of Allergy Asthma Immunology, Area Rugs, Modern Rugs, Carpet Cleaning


Allergic reactions including anaphylaxis after receipt of 1st dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

This JAMA Insights review provides clinical details of anaphylactic reactions reported to and verified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the first week of use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in the United States.
Tags: Science, Pfizer, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


The best hand soaps of 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Washing your hands with soap and water can prevent the spread of viral illnesses like colds and the flu, according to the CDC.This article was reviewed by Tania Mucci-Elliott, MD, an expert on infectious diseases at NYU Langone Health. Mrs. Meyer's Clean Day Hand Soap is our top pick because it's free of harsh chemicals, lathers well, and the variety of scents smell great.Editor's note: A previous version of this guide included an antibacterial soap but it's si...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Home, Cdc, America, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, Fda, Meyer, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Bathroom, Soap, Nyu, Steven John, Jergens


New CDC director takes over battered agency in crisis

By Mike Stobbe | Associated Press NEW YORK — As the coronavirus swept across the globe last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sank into the shadows, undermined by some of its own mistakes and stifled by an administration bent on downplaying the nation’s suffering. Now a new CDC director is arriving to a mammoth task: reasserting the agency while the pandemic is in its deadliest phase yet and the nation’s largest-ever vaccination campaign is wracked by confusion and delays. “I ...
Tags: New York, Cdc, Atlanta, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Associated Press, Biden, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Mike Pence, Massachusetts General Hospital, Georgetown, Harvard Medical School, Georgetown University


One of Amazon's top execs wrote a letter to Biden offering to help with his pledge to vaccinate 100 million Americans in his first 100 days

Dave Clark, Amazon's CEO of worldwide consumer. Lindsey Wasson/Reuters Amazon exec Dave Clark is offering to help President Joe Biden with the vaccination effort. Clark touted Amazon's logistics, communications, and IT expertise in a letter to Biden.  Clark also asked that Amazon's essential workers receive the vaccine at the "earliest appropriate time." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. One of Amazon's top executives is offering to help President Joe Biden with his p...
Tags: Amazon, News, Congress, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Retail, Jeff Bezos, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Clark, DYLAN BYERS, Dave Clark, Avery Hartmans, Coronavirus, COVID


The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine works against the contagious virus variant first found in UK, a new study shows

Vincent Kalut / Photonews via Getty Images The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine works against the contagious coronavirus variant first found in the UK, an early study shows. Researchers studied lab-made versions of both the original coronavirus and the variant, which has spread around the world. Whilst the results are reassuring, they have not yet been peer-reviewed. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The COVID-19 shot co-developed by Pfizer and BioNTech works against the...
Tags: Health, Japan, UK, US, Trends, South Africa, Healthcare, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Moore, US Israel, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, BioNtech, Penny Moore


637 Travel Industry

Travel industry analyst Henry Harteveldt talks about the impacts of COVID-19 and the 737 MAX on air travel. In the news, new CDC test requirements for air passengers entering the US, airlines benefiting from the relief package, booking the middle seat, growth of air cargo, F-35B qualifications for the Italian navy, Australia orders the Apache, and aviation event postponements. Guest Henry Harteveldt is a well-known travel industry analyst and founder and president of Atmosphere ...
Tags: Amazon, Florida, Australia, Navy, California, Cdc, US, Los Angeles, Nasa, United States, International Space Station, Italy, Delta, Army, Aviation, F-35


CDC: Florida Leads Nation In COVID-19 Variant Cases

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Tags: Florida, UK, Colorado, California, Cdc, Miami, Pfizer, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Florida Department of Health, CBS Local CBS, Moderna, Around the Nation


'To heal, we must remember': Biden paid tribute to 400,000 Americans lost to COVID-19 with moving ceremony at Lincoln Memorial

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden attend a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) memorial event at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, U.S. January 19, 2021. Tom Brenner/Reuters President-elect Joe Biden honored the 400,000 lives lost to COVID-19 at a memorial on Tuesday. A memorial was erected Tuesday at the Lincoln Memorial to honor the Americans who died from COVID-19. Biden paid tribute to those lost to COVID-19 on the eve of his inauguration on January 20. Visit Business...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Reuters, Lincoln Memorial, Jill Biden, Tom Brenner, Hilary Brueck, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19


The best air purifiers in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky An air purifier can help clear your indoor air of pollutants, dust, and smoke.We tested and researched more than 10 air purifiers to determine the best ones for your needs and budget.The Blueair Blue Pure 211+ is the best air purifier because it can clean a 650-square-foot room in 15 minutes and has an indicator so you know when to clean or replace filters.An air purifier can greatly help improve the quality of indoor air, which can be more polluted than the ai...
Tags: Reviews, Health, Amazon, Home, California, Cdc, Oregon, Trends, Walmart, Features, Atlantic, Buying Guide, Energy Star, Epa, Dyson, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


U.S. coronavirus deaths top 400,000 as Trump leaves office

As President Donald Trump entered the final year of his term last January, the U.S. recorded its first confirmed case of COVID-19. Not to worry, Trump insisted, his administration had the virus “totally under control.” Now, in his final hours in office, after a year of presidential denials of reality and responsibility, the pandemic’s U.S. death toll has eclipsed 400,000. And the loss of lives is accelerating. WASHINGTON, DC – OCTOBER 05: U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up upon retu...
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A COVID-19 test result means nothing if you don't stay home and isolate for days before taking it

Boots You should self-isolate for 5 to 7 days before getting tested for COVID-19 and stay home until you get your results. That might require quarantining after a possible exposure or planning ahead before traveling. Testing too early, or seeing people while you wait to get tested, means your results won't catch your most recent exposures. Going out into the world before you get your results back could also invalidate a negative test. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. If...
Tags: Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Testing, Healthcare, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Swaminathan, Quarantine, Susie Neilson, Hilary Brueck, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention During, Andrea Michelson, Anand Swaminathan


Joe Biden picks transgender woman as assistant health secretary

By WILL WEISSERT | The Associated Press WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. A pediatrician and former Pennsylvania physician general, Levine was appointed to her current post by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf in 2017, making her one of the few transgender people serving in elected or appointed p...
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Cuomo asks Pfizer to sell its COVID-19 vaccine directly to New York as the head of WHO warns of mounting inequities in vaccine distribution

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer on Monday to sell its coronavirus vaccine directly to his state. Spencer Platt/Getty Images On Monday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on Pfizer to sell doses of its coronavirus vaccine directly to New York. The proposal would require Pfizer to bypass the federal government's Operation Warp Speed campaign to vaccinate hundreds of millions of Americans. "The distribution of any doses obtained directly from Pfizer will follow the rigorous guidance the State h...
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Cuomo asked Pfizer to sell its COVID-19 vaccine directly to New York, as the head of the WHO warns of mounting inequities in vaccine distribution

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo asked Pfizer on Monday to sell its coronavirus vaccine directly to his state. Spencer Platt/Getty Images On Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo called on pharmaceutical company Pfizer to sell doses of its coronavirus vaccine directly to New York state. The proposal to work directly with New York's state government would require Pfizer to bypass the federal government's Operation Warp Speed campaign to vaccinate hundreds of millions of Americans. "The distribution ...
Tags: New York, News, Cdc, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Walgreens, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Who, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biden, Andrew Cuomo


A new coronavirus variant has been tied to at least 90 infections in a deadly outbreak at a medical center in San Jose, California

Co-director of the intensive care unit at CommonSpirit's Dignity Health-California Hospital Medical Center, Dr. Zafia Anklesaria, attends to a COVID-19 patient in the hospital where she works in Los Angeles, California on May 18, 2020. Lucy Nicholson/Reuters A new coronavirus variant is linked to a deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center. The outbreak has resulted in at least 90 infections and one death.  The variant called L452R was discovered in other co...
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Why America's vaccine rollout was a total disaster - and what it means for the next few months

Business Insider Jonathan Drake/Reuters; Samantha Lee/Insider The US developed coronavirus vaccines in record time last year. But the process of getting those shots into people's arms is going horrendously slow, just as more Americans are dying from the virus than ever before. The blame lies with a president who either forgot — or didn't care enough — to finish off the country's vaccination plan, setting the US on the back foot. There are promising signs that this vaccine drive ...
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How Walgreens, CVS, Kroger, and other retailers plan to leverage tech, convenience, and public trust to get the chaotic mass vaccine rollout back on track

A CVS pharmacist prepares to vaccinate assisted-living facility residents in Maine. Ben McCanna/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images On Thursday retail pharmacies began administering COVID-19 vaccines to the elderly in New York. National drug chains like CVS, Walgreens, and Rite Aid are slated to be major players in the vaccine rollout. So are pharmacies operated out of retail giants like Walmart and Kroger. National retailers could offer brand name recognition that will foster convenien...
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