In other news, the Chinese government has completely banned cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin by banning both the mining and trading of it.
I personally think it should be banned worldwide because of the environmental impact.
Meanwhile, House Democratic leaders say they'll begin a series of votes on President Biden's economic agenda next week.
Finally, the CDC has signed off on the FDA's approval of coronavirus booster shots for older Americans, but Director Rochelle Walensky also made them available to high risk workers.
CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky signed off on a series of recommendations from the panel, including distributing the shots to older Americans and adults with underlying medical conditions at least six months after their first series of shots. But she broke from the panel by also clearing boosters for those in high-risk occupational and institutional settings in an unusual decision that’s likely to stoke protests from anti-vaccine advocates. [...]
Hours before, the agency’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices endorsed giving third Pfizer shots to people 65 and older and nursing home residents as well as people 18 to 64 years old with underlying medical conditions like pregnancy, HIV, cancer, diabetes, obesity or heart disease.
However, Walensky reversed a decision that was rejected by the panel Thursday evening. The panel voted 9-6 against giving booster shots to adults at a higher risk of exposure to the virus due to their workplace or institutional setting.
Have a good weekend.