The Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on Thursday that it was suspending the enforcement of Democrat President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate after a federal court blocked it from being implemented pending review.
Exiting Chancellor Angela Merkel announced on Dec. 2 that Germany will lock down unvaccinated people as top officials also signaled that they would back plans for mandatory vaccinations in the coming months.
Epidemiologist compiles massive trove of research studies demonstrating "that Covid-19 lockdowns, shelter-in-place policies, masks, school closures, and mask mandates have failed in their purpose of curbing transmission or reducing deaths."
The chief economic adviser for financial services firm Allianz warned that the new coronavirus variant Omicron could shake up the markets, exacerbate supply chain woes, amplify record-high inflation pressures — and possibly result in 1970s-style “stagflation.”
US President Joe Biden will apparently allow new leasing of federal lands for oil and natural-gas exploration, though with new restrictions and higher fees on producers, rather than fulfill a campaign promise to halt drilling.