Mississippi and Louisiana have some of the worst vaccine rates and highest Covid hospitalizations in U.S.
Covid cases are doubling across several states and hospitals are starting to fill up again, especially in states with lower vaccination rates as the highly contagious delta variant rips across the country. Two of the states hit hardest last week — Mississippi and Louisiana and — have the nation’s worst and fourth-worst vaccination rates and […]
Xavier Lorenzo | Moment | Getty Images Some states are making it easier for Americans to collect unemployment benefits if they’re fired for being unvaccinated against Covid-19. The governors of Florida, Iowa, Kansas and Tennessee signed laws in recent weeks that change eligibility rules for jobless benefits. Workers in these states who lose a job […]
US President Joe Biden speaks about the 50 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine shot administered in the US during an event commemorating the milestone in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, DC, February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images Over 90% of the more than 3.5 million federal workers covered […]