May 14, 2021 Travel News

What would George Washington look like today? A pandemic creation attracts attention.

What would George Washington look like if he were a modern day politician? This question was posed to George Aquilla Hardy, a musician, 14 months after the start of the pandemic. He was there at 23, stuck in his childhood…

May 12, 2021 Travel News

Experts call for sweeping reforms to prevent next pandemic

Some countries did not even know the regulations existed, his group said. Others lacked essential laws to respond to outbreaks, such as those allowing quarantine.Changing these regulations would require "negotiations for years," Dr Wieler said, noting that the latest round…

May 12, 2021 Travel News

White House Says Undocumented Students May Receive Pandemic Aid

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration said on Tuesday that undocumented students could receive part of the $ 36 billion in emergency stimulus aid to colleges, reversing Trump-era policies that prevented them from benefiting from early ones funding cycles that could…

May 12, 2021 Travel News

CDC chief defends leadership of pandemic as impatience mounts

WASHINGTON - The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defended the agency on Tuesday against accusations that federal scientists were too slow to update their pandemic control guidelines and too conservative with their recommendations, particularly on the…

May 11, 2021 Travel News

The White House will allow undocumented students to access emergency aid in the event of a pandemic.

The Biden administration said early Tuesday it would issue a regulation allowing undocumented students access to some of the $ 36 billion in emergency stimulus aid to colleges, a split from a decision by the Trump era to ban these…

May 07, 2021 Travel News

Signs of an improving pandemic outlook may emerge among young Americans.

A spate of vaccine developments and the easing of restrictions amid an improving trajectory of the virus may herald a welcome return to normal for many young Americans as summer vacation approaches.Early next week, the Food and Drug Administration is…

May 05, 2021 Travel News

The US birth rate has fallen again. The pandemic can accelerate the decline.

The US birth rate has fallen again. The pandemic may be accelerating the decline: overall, the birth rate fell 4% in 2020. Births fell most sharply in December, when babies conceived at the start of the health crisis would be…

May 05, 2021 Travel News

‘I loved school’: an 11-year-old’s struggle against pandemic learning

Distance learning - which Jordyn does for half the week today - is clearly part of his struggle. Her mother says she can't afford Wi-Fi on her $ 12 an hour salary as a security guard - a situation shared…

May 01, 2021 Travel News

Pandemic restrictions on foreign seasonal workers could hurt summer in the United States.

With the summer tourist season in the United States approaching and vaccinations on steam, summer camps, amusement parks, hotels and seaside restaurants - anticipating an influx of visitors - are facing a dramatic shortage of seasonal workers. It threatens to…

May 01, 2021 Travel News

The Inspector General in the event of a pandemic warns of a break in surveillance

WASHINGTON - A break in oversight of trillions of dollars in economic aid was revealed to the public on Friday night when the Treasury Department's Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery said in a report that his powers to Funds…