April 15, 2021

Airlines Celebrate Updated CDC Guidelines for Vaccinated Travelers

Delta Air Lines and United Airlines celebrated the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) updated guidance Friday, which states that fully vaccinated people can “travel safely within the United States.” The April 2 guidance said fully vaccinated individuals are “less likely to get and spread COVID-19” and specified that such individuals can “travel safely…

FACT CHECK: Viral Image Claims To Show Nancy Pelosi Violating COVID-19 Safety Guidelines For Social Gatherings

An image shared on Facebook claims to show House Speaker Nancy Pelosi violating coronavirus safety guidelines by attending a party and not wearing a mask. Verdict: False The image was taken in January 2020, over a week before the U.S. confirmed its first COVID-19 case. Fact Check: Under phase two coronavirus restrictions put in place…

IDSA Updates COVID Guidelines for Antibodies, Antivirals, Others

Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. An infectious disease expert panel cautions against routine use of bamlanivimab (Eli Lilly) and notes that remdesivir (Veklury) can shorten the clinical course of COVID-19 — which could be critical as “as hospitals fill up” across the United States. The group also said the…

Report: Harvard, Yale Defy Federal Guidelines, Will Continue Racial Discrimination in Admissions.

New reports suggest that Harvard and Yale are ignoring Federal guidelines against the use of race in university admissions. A report from Fox News claims that some Ivy League universities are doubling down on their affirmative action policies after receiving a “Dear Colleague” letter from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos that requested they stop using race in […]

Trump Admin To End Obama’s Race-Based College Admission Guidelines.

President Donald Trump’s administration is expected to rescind Obama-era guidelines persuading colleges to use race in their admission decisions on Tuesday. The administration will argue that the Obama-era Justice and Education Department documents, released between 2011 and 2016, deceive colleges into thinking that affirmative action is easier to execute than what is allowed under the […]

How Obama school discipline guidelines allowed school shooter to buy gun despite troubling past.

Lenient school discipline policies implemented by the Obama administration allowed the Parkland, Florida, school shooter to maintain a clean record that allowed him to purchase the gun he used to kill 17 people, a report by RealClearInvestigations shows. ‘Restorative justice’ The lenient discipline policies stem from an effort to reduce overall numbers and racial disparities […]

Report: Confusing Guidelines Denied Thousands of Vets Compensation for Traumatic Brain Injuries

If you thought the stream of headlines from the Veterans Affairs scandal had run dry, you haven’t seen this new report from the Military Times revealing that thousands of vets may have been denied compensation for their traumatic brain injuries thanks to confusing paperwork. VA officials said the department had issued a “number of guidance […]

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