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CDC Declares Racism a Serious Public Health Threat
"Head of the nation's top public health agency, is warning that racism is a serious public health threat. Sam Whitehead of member Station W. Abe, reports. Director of the CDC, Dr Rochelle Walensky says the Corona virus pandemic has underscored generations of health inequities. In a statement Thursday, Wolinsky said the disproportionate impact of the Corona virus pandemic on communities of color has highlighted longstanding health disparities. She says racism has created structural barriers that have lifelong negative impacts on those communities, physical and mental health. Wolinsky says the CDC will expand its study on how racism affects health will make new investments in health infrastructure to help reduce disparities and will launch a new Web portal to track the work, she says the agency is also Looking inward, expanding efforts to grow the diversity of CDC
"dr rochelle walensky" Discussed on WTOP
"O P. Traffic looks like this wave of rain is slowly moving out of the area will get the details now from storm Team four's Matt Ritter. Yeah, John, it's mostly gonna be a morning rush hour, a type of event this a steady light rain. It's mostly in D C and in Maryland for the time being just a few spotty, leftover light showers and some Sprinkles and Virginia And most of Virginia, This is all but over for today. For now, it's going to stay mostly cloudy today. Piece of sunshine. Seasonally, mild, Not much higher than where where we are right now. High speed the upper fifties to low sixties See some new scattered showers in some drizzle, returning late in the day lasting through this evening into early tonight than coming to an end. The rest of the nightly mostly cloudy with some patchy fog and lows will be in a load of mid fifties. A stray morning shower tomorrow Mostly cloudy and a little bit warmer as suddenly winds will return. A new round of steady light rain will be moving in towards tomorrow evening. It'll be a lot like the band that's moving through right now. That'll last into Saturday night. Saturday, Size will be in the upper sixties, too low seventies and then on Sunday that steady morning rain will taper off suggest some scattered showers and even a few thunderstorms in the afternoon. It's gonna be a mostly cloudy. Unseasonably warm day highs will be in the mid to upper seventies that not quite as warm on Monday. Partly sunny, high speed the upper sixties, too low seventies. 49 degrees with the rain right now. A mount airy 53 dumb freeze and 50 to win northwest D. C. Thank you mad. It's 5 51 now, and friends and colleagues are mourning a George Washington University professor who was killed in a fire this week. That blaze broke out early Wednesday at a home on Monroe Street northeast, killing Paul to shooting friend Cristina Garcia. Tell to NBC four You know he was Vietnam veteran. He was an educator. He was a kind man. NBC for his reported that there was an eight minute delay after the 911 call before firefighters were dispatched, and firefighters were not sent in until seven minutes after they arrived because of a policy that requires them to wait for command staff to show up. The CDC director is labeling racism a serious public health threat. Dr Rochelle Walensky says the pandemic.
UK Variant Has Become Most Dominant COVID-19 Strain in US
"Where the more contagious variant of the coronavirus that originated in the United Kingdom is now the dominant strain in the US that, according to CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky. Be 117 variant is now the most common lineage circulating in the United States. Experts believe that it's more contagious and likely more deadly, which Could explain why it's increasing prevalence here at home coincided with the rise in cases despite the speed of vaccinations. All three vaccines authorized in the U. S visor, Madonna and Johnson and Johnson have proven to work effectively against the B 117 variant.
Illinois bar opening event linked to 45 Covid-19 cases
"While more Americans are getting vaccinated against covert 19 cases are on the rise primarily with younger, unvaccinated Americans, CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky today. On a report of 45 people contracting coveted a bar opening event in Illinois transmission is associated with this opening event also resulted in eight households with infections. Ah school closure affecting 650 Children and the hospitalization of a long term care facility.
CDC says travel is safe for fully vaccinated people
"Clark. Almost 1.6 million Air travelers moved through TSH checkpoints on Friday. It's the busiest air travel day of the pandemic. Travel was the theme of Friday's announcement from CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky. Fully vaccinated grand parents can fly to visit their healthy grandkids without getting a covert 19 tests or self quarantining, provided they follow the other recommended prevention measures while traveling, she said. Domestic travel is safe for people who are two weeks past their final vaccine dose, but that non essential travel is still not recommended because of high case numbers. Former CDC director, Dr Thomas Frieden tells ABC have to continue to mask up and you don't wanna have a family traveling with some people back and then some people unvaccinated and going on travel because we know that we're heading into the fourth,
Fully vaccinated people can travel in U.S. without tests or quarantines
"The CDC issued new guidelines Friday regarding travel for people who have been vaccinated or two weeks removed from their final Corona virus vaccination. CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky says those people can travel domestically at low risk to themselves fully vaccinated Grandparent's confide to visit their healthy grandkids without getting a covert 19 tests or self quarantining, provided they follow the other recommended prevention measures while traveling. But there is a caveat. We haven't changed our guys thanks for non essential travel at all. You're not recommending travel at this time, especially for unvaccinated individuals are guidance on unvaccinated individual, really? Is to limit travel toe on Lee essential travel. Meanwhile, former CDC director Dr Thomas Friedan tells ABC we will have 1/4 surgeon afraid how large and how deadly that depends on us encourage people to get vaccinated when they can and to keep wearing
COVID-19 Was the Third Leading Cause of Death Among Americans in 2020
"Last year at the third leading cause of underlying underlying cause of death after heart disease and cancer with approximately 378,000 covert 19 deaths. Accounting for roughly 11% of all deaths in the United States. In 2020, CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky. New data also adds
Mass vaccination site to ramp up doses to 7,000 a day in Boston
"And the Commonwealth. The CDC director, Dr Rochelle Walensky will be joining Governor Charlie Baker and one o'clock to tour the Hinds, Mass vaccination site. The state is teaming up with FEMA to ramp up vaccinations at this site. They're bringing an extra 6000 doses a day and again this all comes his health officials say they are concerned about the recent spike in new cases this week in particular here in the Northeast ABC is Eva Pilgrim continues our coverage. Despite all the people getting vaccines, the U. S averaging more than 60,000 cases every day. Hospitalizations of more than 10% across 17 states in the last week on the number of deaths is rising to the CDC director, warning of another search a little more than
Most Adults Should Be Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine by April 19
"With all adults to become eligible over the The next five weeks. This week. Thanks to my administration intensive work with vaccine manufacturers and distribution efforts. The amount of vaccines that are going to be available for vaccinators vaccination sites will be a new record 33 million doses of the vaccine this week as I do my part to accelerate the vaccine distribution vaccinations. I need the American people do their part as well. Mask up mask up. It's a patriotic duty. It's the on leeway we ever get back to normal. Thanks for all the work we've done these past 10 weeks. He had his steps. I'm announcing today with them. I'm pleased to announce at least 90% of all of those in this country. Will be eligible. You vaccinated by April, the 19th. Just three weeks from now, So we're moving toward 90 90 by April 19th That is by April 19th. Three weeks From today, 90% of adult people over 18 and over will be eligible Get vaccinated. 90% of all Americans will be living within five miles of a place they could get a shot. Hours earlier during a virtual White House health briefing, Dr Rochelle Walensky, head of the CDC grew emotional as she reflected on her experience treating patients who are alone at the end of their lives. I'm gonna pause here. I'm gonna lose the script and I'm going to reflect on the recurring feeling I have of impending doom. We have so much to look forward to so much promise and potential of where we are and so much reason for hope. Right now. I'm scared. We have come such a long way. Three historic scientific breakthrough vaccines and we are rolling in mouth so very fast. So I'm speaking today. Not necessarily. Is your students to director or Not
CDC warns of "impending doom" as COVID cases spike
"Covad 19. I'm Lisa. Let Sarah Fox news or against Covert 19 is far from one This is deadly serious president with a message as centers for Disease Control and Prevention had Dr Rochelle Walensky warns of what she called impending doom as covert cases are on the rise again on vaccines, the president said more will be available in the coming weeks. And in more places I'm directing my covert team. I was sure there is a vaccine site within five miles. 90% of all Americans by April, the 19th three weeks from today, and the president called on state and local leaders put mask mandates back in place. The trial Derrick show over the former Minneapolis
CDC director warns of "impending doom" amid COVID spike
"90% of the adult U. S population will be eligible for a coping 19 vaccination and 90% will have the vaccination site within five miles of home By April, 19th. Our work is far from over. War against covert 19 is far from one This is deadly serious, and the CDC director concerned about an uptick in cases, the U. S is now averaging more than 60,000 new Corona virus infections each day. That's an increase of more than 10.5% In the last week, CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky said she has a feeling of impending doom has so much to look forward to. So much promise and potential of where we are and so much reason for hope. Right now. I'm scared, she says she's asking people to hold on just a little longer here just almost there, But not by that. Dr Lynskey blamed surgeon cases on increased travel, relaxed restrictions and new variants of the virus. Brian Clark ABC News in
"dr rochelle walensky" Discussed on NewsRadio WIOD
"18. Plus my day chief medical officer, Dr Peter pages. Seeing the vaccine effort at work are critical care in patient population. It's dropped roughly 25% across the county. He does fear spring break will cause our positivity rate to rise. Eric Rodriguez News radio 6 10 W Y. O D a 33 health officials are concerned about recent trends in Corona virus infections, Even as more and more Americans are getting vaccinated. NBC Sam Brock has more cause for concern. Early epicenters of the pandemic, seeing infections Rise, New York and New Jersey now hot spots once again and in King County, Washington. An official warning. 1/4 wave may be coming. CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky says she's deeply concerned about the trajectory of cases. According to Walensky. The most recent 70 average of new cases is up 7% over the previous seven days, Hospitalizations are increasing, while the 70 average of deaths remains at 1000 per day. Meanwhile, the CDC reports nearly 15% of all Americans, including almost half of seniors age. 65 older are fully vaccinated and Florida reporting to send her 5000 new cases of Corona virus, But they did also report another 36 more lives lost. At 8 34 new studies detailing what's believed to be the origins of the Corona virus. Joint World Health Organization China study on where Cove in 19 came from points to transmission from bats to humans through another Animal Associated Press obtaining a copy of the study. It says the bats to animal to human chain is the most likely scenario and that a lab leak of the Corona virus is extremely unlikely. The report indicates they're still many unanswered questions and that further research is needed in every area except the lab theory, the W. H O says it expects the study to be released publicly in the next few days. ABC is Derek Dennis reporting. It is now. 8 34 and opening statements are starting soon in the trial of Derek Shove in the former Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd last May, Lloyd's brother Phil Anus, told NBC's today show his family thinks the case is a slam dunk. We know the video is the proof, that's all you need. The guy was never know my brother's neck for eight minutes and 46 seconds a guy who was sworn in to protect he killed my brother in broad day light that was a modern day lynching. Lloyd's death triggered a wave of outrage and protests across the nation. The jury includes three black men, one black woman and two mixed race jurors. The restaurant quite show Venice, charged with second degree and third degree murder. The city's already reached a $27 million settlement with his family. It's nearly 8 35 here on W I, o D and the Air and sea show is coming back to Miami Beach grounded last year to the pandemic, it was announced. The event is going to take place this year on the Memorial Day weekend last week of May. It will be socially distance patrons can view the action from a blanket on the beach or a private cabana..
Los Angeles County welcomes reopenings while marking anniversary of first shut down order
"Today today marks marks the the one one year year anniversary of L. A county's first health order, closing businesses and barring public gatherings because of the Corona virus, Now is the county reopens a word of caution. County health officials are preaching continued vigilance as restaurants open for indoor dining and movie theaters. Fitness centers also reopened. Saying the virus is still a danger. This includes a warning from CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky, pointing to spring breakers. We have seen footage of people enjoying spring break festivities, massless. This is all in the context of still 50,000 cases a day not to put that in context. It wasn't too long ago that L. A county alone had a 70 average of nearly 50,000 cases a day. So things are getting better Bottom line, though a surgeon cases because of complacency or defiance. Could put us back in the purple
Texas Lifts Its State-Wide Mask Mandate, Some Leaders Disagree
"In Texas. A state wide mask mandate is being lifted today on all businesses will be allowed to operate at full capacity. Governor Greg Abbott announced the rollbacks at a press conference last week. Cove it has not like suddenly disappeared. Covert still exists in Texas in the United States. Across the globe, but it is clear from the recoveries from the vaccinations from the reduced hospitalizations. And from the state practices that Texans are using. That state mandates are no longer needed. The move has been criticized by President Joe Biden and CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky. They, along with many other public health experts say that easing up restrictions now could pose a major setback to efforts to get covert 19 under control. Well coronavirus cases have declined in Texas since their winter peak status still seen more than 5000 new cases per day over the past two weeks. That's a 7% increase from the previous two week period, according to The New York Times. Many Democratic officials in Texas have expressed their opposition to the governor's rollbacks, but their ability to enforce stricter public safety measures is relatively limited. Under the governor's order. Some restrictions can be put back in place if coronavirus hospitalizations rise above a certain level. But even in those cases, county judges are prohibited from jelling. Refining people for refusing to wear
CDC says people who are fully vaccinated against Covid can meet safely indoors without masks
"For Disease Control says it's safe for people who've been vaccinated, fully vaccinated against the coronavirus to gather indoors with other vaccinated people. In small groups without wearing master social distancing. Dr Rochelle Walensky is the CDC director. Everyone, whether vaccinated or not, should continue to avoid medium and large size gatherings as well as non essential travel and when in public spaces should continue to wear a well fitted mask. The news is being digested this morning as the U. S. Marks the smallest increase in Corona virus cases since the pandemic began, new cases rose. Just 1.5% in the last week.
CDC says people who are fully vaccinated against Covid can meet safely indoors without masks
"At least one dose of a covert vaccine. We're doing pretty good across the country were yes, yes, President Biden visiting a Veterans Medical Center earlier today, as the city See releases new guidance, CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky says those who are vaccinated can meet other vaccinated folks without masks or physical distancing. And those relaxed restrictions also apply to vaccinate people meeting up with unvaccinated people from just one other household as long as the unvaccinated people and any unvaccinated members of their households are not at high risk for severe covert 19 disease like those over the age of 65 for those with diabetes or cancer. She says, if people are meeting up with those from more than one household than everyone should mask up and distance, regardless of vaccination status. Jessica Rosenthal Fox
Governors lift COVID-19 restrictions despite risks of new spike
"More states are lifting coronavirus restrictions in Arizona Governor Doug Ducey says capacity restrictions are being lifted at restaurants, gyms and other businesses. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is telling. Baseball fans come back to the ballpark for a start with the Indians and 30% capacity the Cincinnati Reds as well. Texas governor Greg Abbott is defending his decision to reopen the numbers air going in all the right direction, he says. Texas is a completely different situation. It is safe. Open up, 100%, CDC director, Dr Rochelle Walensky says Now is not the time to do this. Current numbers remain concerned cases and deaths are still too high and have now plateaus for more than a week, Wilensky says. When prevention is rolled back cases go up. I'm
Texas and other states ease COVID-19 rules despite warnings
"Or lifting their coronavirus restrictions as we hear from Ed Donahue in Arizona Governor Doug Ducey says capacity restrictions are being lifted at restaurants, gyms and other businesses. Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is telling. Baseball fans come back to the ballpark to start with the Indians of 30% capacity, the Cincinnati Reds as well. Texas governor Greg Abbott is defending his decision to reopen the numbers air going in all the right direction, he says. Texas is a completely different situation. It is safe to open up, 100%, CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky says. Now is not the time to do this. Current numbers remain concerned cases and deaths are still too high. Have now plateaus for more than a week, Wolinsky says. When prevention is rolled back cases go up. I'm Ed
US health officials urge Americans to wear masks as states reopen
"Pushback from President Biden's covert 19 task force over states like Texas and Mississippi. Lifting their mask mandates. CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky is urging states to pump the brakes is really in terms of how this pandemic. Was as they scale up vaccination. We really do need to decrease the amount of virus that is circulating as we're trying to vaccinate all the public. Governor. Baker says there are no plans to lift the mask mandate here in the
Coronavirus spread slowed by vaccines, study suggests
"And Drug Administration is expected to approve for emergency use a one dose Corona virus vaccine from Johnson and Johnson. Dr Anthony Fauci recommends all three of the vaccines that will be available. Each of them are very effective against severe disease, and virtually all of them say that you look at the data and it's clear that you get essentially no hospitalizations or deaths in any of this is very good news. Dr Rochelle Walensky with the CDC says a current trend may have stopped in its tracks. Over the last few weeks. Cases in hospital admissions in the United States had been coming down since early January. And deaths had been declining in the past week. But the latest data suggests that these declines may be stalling, potentially leveling off at still a very high number, Wolinsky says. This may be the beginning effects of the variance of the Corona virus, she adds. We may be done with the virus, but the virus may not be done with us.
"dr rochelle walensky" Discussed on WGN Radio
"Nation this hour. I'm David Jennings House impeachment managers showed video of rioters. Channing Hang Mike Pence. Taken outside the capital that a makeshift gallows house impeachment managers, Stacey Plaskett, introduced the clips and said the crowd was after two people. Vice President Mike Pence. And House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. And they said that anyone they got their hands on they would have killed Including Nancy Pelosi, and that quote they would have killed Vice President Mike Pence if given the chance. One clip shows now former vice president Pence being hustled out of the Senate chamber with his family as riders spread throughout the building. Friends was at the Capitol January 6 to oversee congressional ratification of the November election. You can watch the Senate impeachment hearing live and in its entirety at news nation now dot com. The head of the CDC, Dr Rochelle Walensky, says there's now definitive information about Corona virus spread. And wearing masks. Researches demonstrated the Koven 19 infections and deaths have decreased when policies that require everyone to wear masks have been implemented. Wolinsky says she understands Americans have tired of wearing masks. But now is not the time to let up. He says. The bottom line is masks do work, and they work best when they are worn correctly and fit well. This year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has more women on the ballot than ever before. Seven of the 16 acts nominated or either led by a woman. Or female solo artists..
"dr rochelle walensky" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"Mask or a single surgical mask with doubling up a surgical and close mask or ensuring a mask fits better. They found that any kind of mask is better than none. We continue to recommends that mask should have two or more langurs. Completely cover your nose and mouth and fit snugly against your nose and the sides of your face, CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky says wearing a mask can make the biggest difference in the fight against the virus. Elaine Cobb, CBS News Now Researchers here in the Boston area are getting critical data on the virus from the man who fought that virus for more than five months. WBZ TV reports. The man was in and out of the hospital several times before he passed away his first diagnosed with covert last spring. Doctors think the 45 year old struggled so long in part because he was immuno compromised Now, usually, if you're talking about somebody who's healthy cove, it can come in and pass in about two weeks. Each time the man was admitted to Brigham and Women's. They were able to pull a different sample of the virus. And they say the virus was mutating. They were able to actually see it in these samples they pulled. Dr. Jonathan Lee at the Brigham says it was tough to figure out which of his symptoms were actually connected to covert or his auto immune disorder. They've been able to speak with other medical teams all over the country who say they, too have seen cases like this. No more of those variants of the virus have been discovered over in Britain. Here's ABC Easy empanel. The UK is on alert for two new covert 19 variants. The more concerning mutation only found in limited numbers being called the Bristol variant. Early data shows it could share characteristics of the South African mutation that may impact the effectiveness of some vaccines. Now, so far, there is no evidence to show those variants would significantly diminish how effective the approved vaccines would be. And health of experts say there is a possibility that a covert booster shot would have to be given each and every year in the future. Kind of like the flu shot. Try to fight off any of these future variants that might develop 6 48 testing for covert 19 is expanding now to include our furry friends, isolated and nervous. This.
"dr rochelle walensky" Discussed on AP News
"AP News I'm Ed Donahue. Opening arguments are getting started in the Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. House Democrats are expected to show another video of the capital riot. Ah, prosecutor in Georgia is opening an investigation into what is being described as attempts to influence the results of the presidential election in Georgia. Former President Donald Trump is not mentioned. But he made this phone call to Georgia's secretary of state. Brad Rapids. Burger. I just want to find Uh, 11,780 Votes, which is one more that we have. Joe Biden won in Georgia. A new CDC study says two masks are better than one in fighting the coronavirus. This is CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky. This includes wearing a mask with most multiple nose fire. Nodding the ear loops on your mask or wearing a cloth mask over a procedure or disposable backs. The CDC is stopping short of recommending everyone double up on masks. A new A P N o RCO poll shows. A third of adults are skeptical of coronavirus shots. 67% of Americans plan to get vaccinated or have already done so. 15% say they won't 17% say Probably not. Dr Anthony Fauci Estimates 70 to 85% need to be vaccinated to reach herd immunity, but says if we only reach 60%, it's better than nothing. Suppose we don't reach the 78 85%. I think it would still have an important impact on the dynamics of the outbreak. You wouldn't have that complete blanket or umbrella of protection. He also says the vaccine is effective and safe, which is why it was approved. He got his shot on live TV. I'm Julie Walker. The White House is announcing three new mass vaccination sites in Texas. Bruce Springsteen is facing a drunk driving charge. For an incident in New Jersey in November. This is AP News Where are we? Now? In the battle against the coronavirus. The Corona virus has now killed more than 2,300,000 people around the world more than 468,000 of them right here in the U. S. That's according to Johns Hopkins University vaccines have been slow rolling out as you know, but so far About 10% of Americans have gotten at least one cove in 19 shot. The percentage of gotten both shots, meaning there as fully protected as they can be by the vaccine is about 3%. That's, according to an AP analysis awaiting FDA approval Now Johnson and Johnson's one shot Cove in 19 vaccine I'm Rita Foley. Police have arrested 10 people in the UK, Belgium and Malta. For allegedly hijacking mobile phones belonging to American celebrities to steal personal information and millions.
"dr rochelle walensky" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"Of Social distancing 67% of California border said. Yes, this sounds like a good idea, Planet Fitness CEO Bill Body says despite zero reported transmissions out of millions of club check ins, California is now the only state in the nation. That is not permitted into a fitness centers to open the polls show 64% of voters agreed. It's more important to keep businesses open to maintain jobs and the economy in L. A Corbin Carson CAF I need. The director of the CDC says the number of covert 19 cases in the U. S has dropped 61% since a peak in cases in early January. While the data are moving in the right direction, context is important. Because cases, hospital admissions and deaths all remain high and well about the levels that we saw in the summer and early fall. Dr Rochelle Walensky says officials will know in the next week or two if the current slow drop in the number of deaths is a trend. She also says the safe re opening of schools does not have to include vaccinated teachers. The White House later said that's not the official CDC guidance. Woman accused of breaking into football star Joe Montana's house in Malibu and trying to kidnap his baby granddaughter has been let out of jail L. A county sheriff's department records show. The woman's charges have been dismissed. The woman spent about five months locked up on $200,000 bail. Montana called the cops in September and said a stranger had snuck into his living room and took his granddaughter from a play pen. The White House says it's checking whether President Biden can provide some student loan debt relief through executive action. Congressional leaders are urging bite into forgive $50,000 worth of federal student loans. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's A.
"dr rochelle walensky" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK
"Them because they don't get Don't get me started his I will point you two Lot of you like them, but the Freedom Caucus messed it up for Republicans. Local news breaking news, traffic and weather news. 93.1. Hey, FBK. From California's Capital City. This is Sacramento's news 93.1. Hey, FBK. Good afternoon. 12 30. I'm Dana has with your top stories. A mass murderer who terrorized the Sacramento region for years has been moved within prisons. Scampi case my Glory explains Convicted serial murderer and rapist Joseph D'Angelo has been transferred to a protective unit within the California state prison in Corcoran. That unit is designed for inmates considered to be at risk in general population housing. The transfer happened on January 26. According to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. D'Angelo is better known as the Golden State killer who terrorized multiple California cities, including Sacramento and pled guilty to 13 counts of kidnapping to commit rape and 13 murders between 1973. 1986. He had been living in a house in Citrus heights. When he was apprehended. The 75 year old serial killer was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Michael Urie News 93.1 kfbk, meantime, covered 19 cases in hospitalizations air steadily declining, CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky says current shines its current signs show deaths are heading that direction.
"dr rochelle walensky" Discussed on NewsRadio KFBK
"A news 93.1 kfbk Now trending Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney will keep her position as the chair of the House. Republican Conference members called her leadership into question after she voted to impeach former President Trump. And the CDC today as saying Teachers do not need to be vaccinated. Open school safely. Let's get the details on this with a B C's Mark Rima lard Yes, So the CDC The new director of the CDC under President Biden, Dr Rochelle Walensky today said that the evidence suggests that schools can reopen safely without having vaccinations for teachers. Beef that prerequisite. That as long as people are wearing masks and maintaining social distancing thing, evidence is suggesting that it can be done safely now. This is providing some fodder to the arguments of the Senate Minority leader, Mitch McConnell, who said today that he feels that it's teachers, unions and Democrats who have been holding up the process of reopening schools. And so now you have the Biden administration and its CDC essentially saying that they think it can be done on. Part of this is the result of some recent studies that the CDC has done. One in particular in rural Wisconsin, where there were 17 schools that they looked at throughout the course of the fall 2020 school season They looked at these in person learning they required masks, and they found that throughout the entirety of 13 weeks, there were only 191 cases of covert 19 among the students. And teachers and then further, they were only able to dis define that seven of those were linked to the school itself, And they said that they were actually lowered transmission rates inside the school than in the community at large. So again. This is part of that evidence that the CDC is now saying it looks like it's possible and again. It's a B C's Mark Room a large and also San Francisco suing its own school district today, demanding they restart in person instruction. It's 6 50 kfbk. Let's get some traffic and weather together. Final time here for Dana has very much brought you by actually home store eastbound Cap City. Well, right now it's seven minutes and you go from 50 to 80. We're getting word, though. Around Fulton Avenue. They're getting some rain. There's so Yeah, getting ah, little Sprinkle starting up this afternoon or this evening now, so just keep an eye out and slowed out of it. Split. The Roseville is gonna be eight minutes on eastbound 80 downtown. L grow 11 minutes on I 5 10 minutes on 99 going to Folsom. 18 minutes here eastbound 50 16 minutes downtown of Woodland north and I 59 minutes to Mace Boulevard and that's downtown to Davis on westbound. 80 also got some construction going on west about 80 bright bend the bridge,.
"dr rochelle walensky" Discussed on KNST AM 790
"Lisa Brady Fox knees the White House, still emphasizing the president's priority to get his many K through eight schools reopen as possible in his 1st 100 days and the CDC director today, offering some support increasing data to suggest that schools can safely reopen. Dr Rochelle Walensky also says that does not mean all teachers have to be vaccinated before re opening, which is what unions are demanding and Some cities and states. San Francisco is now suing its school district over not reopening. Superintendent Vincent Matthews, though, insist they do have a plan. What we have said is that we are assessing a reassessing different parts of the plan. The plan is still there. It's publicly available. This city's lawsuit accuses the district of violating a state requirement to adopt a clear plan to offer classroom based EXT instruction wherever possible during the pandemic funding for schools is part of President Biden's push for nearly $2. Trillion in Copan relief, holding an Oval Office meeting with Senate Democrats today after recall with House members earlier While criticizing a $600 billion Republican proposal is not enough. The child pornography suspect who staged a deadly ambush on FBI agents in Florida yesterday have been watching them approaching his apartment through a doorbell camera. Ah law enforcement source confirming that he opened fire through the door. Two agents were killed. Dan Alphin and Laura Schwarzenberger were two decorated agents with a long history fighting.
"dr rochelle walensky" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot
"FM one on 1.5 A M. 1400 w D T K Detroit, the Salem Media Group on the NASDAQ, as S A L M It's four o'clock. Breaking news this hour from town. Hold up Come. I'm Jon Scott get a series of phone calls and meetings with Democrats. The president is making it known that he prefers a sizable coronavirus rescue plan. As reporters are escorted out of the White House meeting with Senate Democrats, President Biden tells reporters he expects some bipartisan votes for the Democrats $1.9 trillion virus relief package. The Republicans advocating a smaller targeted $600 billion proposal. Earlier today, congressional leaders paying tribute to slain U. S. Capitol police officer Brian Sick Nick in the building. He died defending promising his family and his fellow officers they will never forget his sacrifice. Sick. Nick died after a mob stormed the U. S. Capitol back on January, the sixth Also a town hold come, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Says schools can safely real been. That's even if teachers are not vaccinated for the coronavirus. Some teachers unions are insisting that teachers get vaccinated before safely resuming in person classroom instruction. But the CDC is Dr Rochelle Walensky says getting shots before reopening schools is not necessary. Vaccination of teachers is not a prerequisite for safe re opening of schools. Teachers are prioritized as a central workers under the CDC is vaccination plans, though many are still waiting to receive their Doses. Greg Clugston, the White House, then that sector of the economy that employees most Americans gained momentum last month, activity in the services sector climb to a reading of 58.7%, according to the Institute for Supply Management..
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"Well, that's already news. I'm Jon Scott, the director of the CDC said. Schools can safely re open even if teachers are not vaccinated for the Corona virus. Vaccination of teachers is not a prerequisite for safe re opening of schools, Dr Rochelle Walensky decided CDC data showing that social distancing and wearing a mask significantly reduce the spread of the virus in school settings. President Biden has pledged to ensure that nearly all Kate schools will reopen for in person instruction in the 1st 100 days of his administration. Teachers are prioritized as essential workers under the CDC vaccination plans. On the downside. Dr Wolinsky says the virus variants threatened recent gains, not wearing masks and participating in in person. Social gatherings have contributed to the variant spread. We must take prevention intervention seriously. Now is not the time to let our guard down. And Dr Wolinsky says Americans should stay home on Super Bowl Sunday. Also, it s our news. Com President Biden has criticized the Republican alternative to was $1.9 Trillion covert rescue plan is insufficient. Senate Democrats voting to launch a process that could approve his sweeping rescue plan on their own if Republicans refused to support it. Correspondent Ben Thomas reports that the services sector Is that its highest level in almost two years. The Institute for Supply Management reports. Activity in the services sector climbed to 58.7% last month of reading above 50 signals expansion. That's the best showing since February, 2019 and the eighth straight month of growth after the coronavirus sent the economy into a tailspin this spring, with millions.
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"And further analysis. This system called National Forest cov to strain surveillance or an S three continues to be scaled up. We've also established contract with large commercial lab partners to conduct much of this work. They're currently analyzing 3000 samples per week and have committed to analyzing 6000 samples per week by mid February. As a result of these efforts of sequence of our throughput of sequences has increased tenfold in the recent weeks, going from 251 sequences that were sequenced during the week of January 10th 2 2238 sequences that were done on during the week of January. 24th. Additionally, CDC is collaborating with seven universities that are working with public health agencies to identify variants, and we have provided $15 million in covered 19 supplemental funding. Go to several health departments in the United States to accelerate the integration of next generation sequencing and violent dramatics into the U. S public health system. Finally, we are leading a coalition of 200 cross sector organizations to set standards and share information about stars Kobe to sequence based surveillance. This is a good start, However, We recognize that more resource is and capacity or needed to increase our country's sequencing, surveillance and outbreak active in Lyrics capacity at the levels demanded by this crisis. CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky over all this means with the support of these activities, we will now be able to sequence at least 7000 samples weekly with cases high and variants emerging. I want to stress to the American people the importance of taking a few simple actions we can all take to protect each other and to stop the spread of covert my team. First where mask stay 6 FT apart when you're in public and around others who do not live in your household. Second, please avoid crowds and poorly ventilated areas. Third now is not the time to travel. But if you must travel, you must wear masks.
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"Thing. It's now six o'clock you CBS News on the hour. Your home for original reporting. I'm Deborah Rodriguez. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are worried about their own security, CBS News has learned. Many are asking for more protection. CBS is Rebecca Kaplan has the details. A group of House members say the January 6th attack on the U. S Capitol shows they have become easier targets, and the protection they receive in Washington is no longer sufficient when they're in their home district. More than 30. Lawmakers have written to top leadership, asking for more money to make security improvements and the flexibility to hire local law enforcement or other security personnel when they are at home and more vulnerable. A bulletin from the Department of Homeland Security on homegrown terrorism may back them up correspondent Catherine Herridge on the potential threat. The warning says groups are also motivated by the 2020 election results. An extremist maybe inspired to target elected officials. Katherine says it does not have intelligence about specific, credible plotting. Despite President Biden's hopes of mass vaccinations by fall, the CDC is projecting things will still get worse before they get better with another 85,000 deaths in the U. S. In the next three weeks, CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky variance Underscores the need for public health action. First get vaccinated when it's your turn. January is already the deadliest month of the pandemic on record of British citizen who spent 18 years in prison and the kidnapping and murder of an American journalist has been ordered freed. Pakistan's Supreme Court has just ordered the release of Ahmed Omar Saeed shake, dismissing the Pearl family's plea to reverse an earlier ruling overturning the British born Islamists murder conviction shakes lawyer says The court has also ordered three other men serving life sentences over the Wall Street Journal reporters. Linked to be freed Pearl's family, calling it a complete travesty of justice. Vicki Barker, CBS NEWS London In Northern California, Extreme rain has triggered massive mudslides. CBS is Carter Evans from Monterey 17 million people. Under Flash flood watches statewide, nearly 300,000 are still without power. Meanwhile, parts of the Sierra Nevada could see up to 10 FT. Of Snow and in the Santa Cruz mountains. Thousands are under evacuation. The ad Was like this world's.
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"News radio President Biden signing executive orders to combat the threat of climate change and made this promise. We're not going to ban fracking Protect jobs and grow jobs while ordering the government to use more clean energy. He also wants to re educate workers who rely on jobs in the oil and coal industries. We're never going to get the men and women who dug the coal and built the nation. Going to do right by them. The president is setting new emissions standards and protecting federal lands. The White House team charged with combating Covad 19 held his first briefing today and says more Americans continue to get the vaccine. 23.5 million doses of covered 19 vaccine have been already administered, CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky says more than 1.6 million doses per day or given to Americans. The task force members did say they still expected to be months before everyone in the U. S. Who wants a shot. Congrats one. You might need a negative covert tests before flying domestically in the US As of this week, a new rule is in place it anybody over two years old, flying back into the U. S from any other country, including Mexico and Canada must have a negative cove. It test within three days of flying. But today, the CDC saying it is actively looking at whether to require a negative cove it test before flying domestically like it is done internationally. It could initially cause a big drop off in bookings. His people worry about getting tested in time or don't want to get tested. Alex Stone ABC News The Federal Reserve is holding interest rates steady. The feds short term lending rate will stay at near zero. Wall Street Not reacting. Well, Dow Industrials Down 635 Points S and P 500 lost 99 the NASDAQ closed down 355 points. Our next news update is a 2 30. I'm Susan Witkin on K O a news radio a 50 A M and 94 1 of them. Find unspeakable piece When I come to these grounds, Catholic cemeteries are sacred ground there times that we come here and we just won't please..
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"Climate change is an existentially threat, Biden cited and increase in extreme weather events, including massive wildfires and floods. The Department of Homeland Security is warning Americans about a nationwide threat of terrorism. Acting Secretary David Makovsky issued a bulletin saying There is currently a heightened threat across the U. S. That will persist over the coming weeks. There is no specific, credible plot. However, Penkovsky says there is information suggesting extremists angry about the presidential transition may act. CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky says there's been a recent downward trend and key covert 19 categories, but cautions Americans that we are far from the end of the pandemic. Encouraged by these trends are cancer rates remain extraordinarily high, and now is the time to remain vigilant. President Biden did not appear during the virtual event for first of a regular series of covert response team briefings. The Federal Reserve is keeping interest rates steady. Policymakers wrapped up their meeting today by leaving the Fed short term lending rate at or just above 0%. Senate President Pro TEM Patrick Leahy is back on the job after being hospitalized. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer welcome the 80 year old Vermont Democrat this morning. Glad to see my colleague from Vermont ear. Leahy was taken to a hospital as a precautionary move. After complaining about not feeling well. He'll preside over the upcoming Senate impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump. The world remains 100. Seconds to doomsday. The bulletin of the atomic scientists announced the update to the doomsday clock today representing the proximity to the end of human civilization. 100 seconds is the closest the clock has ever come to the apocalypse. You're listening to the latest from NBC News radio. Johnson and Johnson's covert vaccine will likely be the next one available in the U. S. My power reports last week, Dr Fauci said that Johnson and Johnson is right around the corner from seeking emergency authorization for its vaccine. The company says it's on track to have interim data from its clinical trial by the end of January, shots injected into arms as early as the end of February on CNN's coronavirus fact versus fiction podcast, Dr Dan Brooks says. If the Johnson and Johnson vaccine proves to be safe and effective, it could have major implications on the vaccine rollout because J and J has committed To producing and deploying at least a billion doses of vaccine during this calendar year and at least 100 million doses for.
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"7 10 W o R an I Heart radio station. It's 32 degrees as five o'clock a good evening. I'm Lisa Cell body, and here's what's happening. A man is in the hospital after being pinned against his car in a hit and run last night in Manhattan, Paul de Castro reports It happened at the intersection of Columbus Avenue and 93rd Street. Just after 9 P.m.. Cops say the victim stopped at a red light and got out of his card open his trunk with another car stopped behind him. Authorities say that's when a black BMW barreled into the second car, pushing it forward and pinning the victim. The NYPD is looking for the driver of that BMW who fled the scene. The victim is in critical but stable condition. New York City restaurant week returns tomorrow with a record 600 eateries, participating lunches and dinners will be priced at $20.21. Inco. Good news. Dr Anthony Fauci says a new corona virus variant in the United Kingdom could be more deadly. He says American health officials will check to see if the vaccine needs to be upgraded. Also, Dr Rochelle Walensky, the new CDC director, tells Fox News Sunday. There are challenges both in the supply and distribution of the vaccines, and that supply will be a big problem early on, But it's hopeful more is on the way. Wolinsky couldn't say how much vaccine there is at this moment, which she says is a problem for governors and states who are then left in the dark. Owuor Weather Channel forecast with partly cloudy skies will finish out the weekend. We'll fall back to the low to mid twenties, mid teens for the lower Hudson Valley Monday, looking.
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"Biden will take the oath of office and become the 46, president of the United States. What Vice President elect Kamila Harris, called a nation in Mourning began its essential rite of democracy with a somber tribute to the 400,000 victims of covert 19. Grim milestone. The U. S reached as president elect Biden left for Washington. These are dark times. But there's always like it's a message. Biden is expected to reiterate in his inaugural address that's built around the theme of Unity but delivered in a spot overrun two weeks ago by a riotous mob, underscoring there are still some with no interest in unity. Aaron Qatar SKI ABC NEWS Washington, The outgoing president granted executive clemency to 143 convicted criminals was receiving partners include political allies like former adviser Steve Bannon, who's charged with defrauding political donors. Explaining the part in the White House on, Lee said. Bannon has been quote an important leader in the conservative movement, also on Trump's list conservative operative Paul Ericson, who's serving time for fraud. Meanwhile, after pledging to drain the swamp, the president overnight rolled back and ethics rule that had prevented political appointees from taking lobbying jobs. After they leave office. ABC is Kenneth Moten. The president did not pardon himself or any other members of his family. The federal appeals court in Washington got in the last minute slap at the outgoing president, striking down a new rule that eased federal regulation of power plant pollution. The court said the rule was based on an illegal interpretation of the Clean Air Act. The United States sailed through 400,000 deaths in the pandemic, and the worst may be yet to come. Public health officials are now warning that the so called dark winner Isn't over yet. Incoming CDC director Dr Rochelle Walensky said that she fears that this country could hit half a million dead from the coronavirus by the middle of next month. ABC. Steve Austin Sami, You're listening to ABC News..