US public health in crisis as Covid prompts curbs on officials’ powers | US healthcare

More than half of US states have introduced new laws to restrict public health actions, including policies requiring quarantine or isolation and mandating vaccines or masks. Between the new laws and the massive workforce departures during the pandemic, public health in America is now in crisis, experts say.The new restrictions and shortages not only affect … Read more

Demand prompts Sask. to remove list of locations to get COVID-19 self-testing kits

Demand prompts Sask. to remove list of locations to get COVID-19 self-testing kits

Saskatchewan has removed a list of locations where residents were supposed to be able to get COVID-19 rapid, self-testing kit from its website ahead of the program’s launch this week. Last week the province posted on its website 20 locations where more than 1.3 million COVID-19 rapid, self-testing kits were supposed to be made available to the public. That list was … Read more