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Federal court extends block on Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses

A federal appeals court on Friday extended their block on President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for large employers in the United States, saying the rule “grossly exceeds” OSHA’s authority. Last Friday, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) filed an emergency temporary standard with various COVID rules. Under the standard, employers, who have more than […]

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Federal court temporarily halts Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for businesses

A federal appeals court on Saturday temporarily halted President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for large employers in the United States, saying there are “grave statutory and constitutional” issues with it. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday filed an emergency temporary standard with various COVID rules. Under the standard, employers, who have more than […]

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Millions of Illinois private-sector employees have until Jan. 4 to get COVID-19 vaccine or face weekly testing

(The Center Square) – Large employers in Illinois, and across the country, have until January 4 for their employees to comply with President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate or face weekly testing. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Thursday filed an emergency temporary standard with various COVID rules. Under the standard, employers, who have more […]

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CDC gives official approval for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5-11

The CDC gave their official sign-off for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11 years old, allowing the age group to begin receiving the vaccine immediately. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) recommendation. The CDC said there are approximately 28 million children in the United States […]

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CDC warns of salmonella outbreak linked to onions in 37 states, including Illinois, that left hundreds sick

The CDC issued a warning after onions from Mexico have been linked to a massive salmonella outbreak in 37 states, including Illinois, that has caused illness in more than 600 people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday that fresh whole red, white and yellow onions imported from Chihuahua, Mexico and […]