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Notification of Exposure: A Contact Tracer’s Guide for COVID-19

Aims: Gain insight regarding person’s knowledge of COVID-19. Provide disease-specific information. Assess potential COVID-19 symptoms, underlying health conditions and vaccination status. Make referrals for medical care, testing, and vaccination as appropriate. Note to Contact Tracer: Case investigators and contact tracers assisting with vaccine navigation have access to case management databases with information on individuals from […]Read More

Post Vaccination for Workplaces

Overview After COVID-19 vaccination, employees might have some side effects. It is normal for these to occur. Common side effects include pain, redness, and swelling in the arm where they received the vaccination, as well as fever, chills, tiredness, headache, nausea, and muscle pain. Clinical trials found that most signs and symptoms: Are mild to […]Read More

Interim Guidance for Managing Healthcare Personnel with SARS-CoV-2 Infection or

Close Background This interim guidance is intended to assist with the following: Determining the duration of restriction from the workplace for HCP with SARS-CoV-2 infection. Assessment of risk and application of workplace restrictions for asymptomatic HCP with exposure to SARS-CoV-2. Employers should be aware that other local, territorial, tribal, state, and federal requirements may apply, […]Read More

US, EU to boost coordination on semiconductor supply, Russia

SACLAY, FRANCE (AFP) – The United States and the European Union plan to announce on Monday (May 16) a joint effort aimed at identifying semiconductor supply disruptions as well as countering Russian disinformation, officials said. Top US officials are visiting the French scientific hub of Saclay for a meet up of the Trade and Technology […]Read More

Before the massacre in New York, erratic behaviour and a

NEW YORK (NYTIMES) – Last spring, as the end of the academic year approached at Susquehanna Valley High School outside Binghamton, New York, students were asked for a school project about their plans after graduation. Payton Gendron, a senior, said he wanted to commit a murder-suicide, according to a law enforcement official briefed on the […]Read More

North Korea Reports 8 Deaths As Kim Laments Virus Response

People pass by posters reminding precautions against the coronavirus at the Imjingak Pavilion in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Sunday, May 15, 2022. North Korea has confirmed 15 more deaths and hundreds of thousands of additional patients with fevers as it mobilizes more than a million health and other workers to […]Read More

Pennsylvania US Senate candidate Fetterman suffers stroke but says he’s

CNN  —  John Fetterman, the favorite to win Pennsylvania’s Democratic US Senate contest, announced Sunday that he’s recovering after a stroke. Fetterman is at the Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, according to a statement, which noted he first went to the hospital Friday. Pennsylvania’s primary is on Tuesday, and polls show Fetterman, […]Read More

Kim Jong Un orders North Korea military to ‘stabilize’ drug

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un wears a face mask amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, while inspecting a pharmacy in Pyongyang, in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on May 15, 2022. KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, May 16 (Reuters) […]Read More