US PCR tests, masks, school ... most of the measures to stem the fifth wave of Covid
Washington Nationals sued by ex-employees over vaccine firing
The Washington Nationals are being sued by two former employees who were fired for refusing to comply with the team’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. Lawrence (Larry) Pardo and Brad Holman were pitching coaches in the Nats’ organization. The two refused to get the COVID-19 vaccine for religious reasons and were fired by the Nats as a result. The team instituted a mandate on Aug. 12 that went into effect on Sept. 10, leading to the firing of both men.Now the two have filed a lawsuit against the club, TMZ Sports reports.
The new ads of Olivier Véran and Jean-Michel Blanquer, gathered at a press conference Thursday, let a slight round estimate.
In addition to enlargement of the recall dose at all over the age of 18 (who will determine the compliance of the sanitary pass), the Government unveiled, on Thursday by the voice of the Ministers of Health and Education, the Establishment of three other measures to try to stop the current epidemic dynamics, "no longer challenging, longer, than that of this summer". Focus on these complementary ads.validity of PCR and antigenic tests reduced to 24 hours
to attempt to put the approximately 6.5 million refractory for vaccination (which still received no dose), the executive accentuates the pressure by limiting the Validity of PCR and antigenic tests. Valid until then for seventy-two hours to benefit from the sanitary pass, they will only have a life duration until twenty-four hours. "Concretely, if you are not yet vaccinated, you will have to test every day at your expense, except with symptomatic or contact cases," Hardened the Minister of Health. A new constraint for non-vaccinated, which will have to multiply the tests (paying for them since October 15, the Laboratory PCR set at the price of 43 euros, and the antigenic from 22 to 45 euros) if they want to enter into Institutions submitted to the sanitary pass, such as restaurants or museums. If Olivier Véran spoke about vaccinal passport or obligation, we quite greatly approach. Asked about this point in press conference, the minister fully assumed this measure. "I can understand, when we are not vaccinated, whether it is binding to have to be tested to access an institution receiving the public," he conceded. But I say it, it's even more restrictive for the 90% French vaccinated and who see the virus circulating again, and again care that could be deprogrammed, or hospitals that could revise patients by dozens or by hundreds. "
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While developing a rapid test that detects the coronavirus in someone's saliva, Blink Science, a Florida-based startup, heard something startling: The Food and Drug Administration had more than 3,000 emergency use authorization applications and didn't have the resources to get through them. © Andrew Aitchison/Getty Images Negative NHS Test and Trace COVID-19 Lateral Flow Tests used for routine home testing when someone is showing no signs of COVID-19. These tests have all been used and show the person who has taken them has tested negative for COVID-19, photo taken on the 13th, May, 2021 in Folkestone, United Kingdom.
Return of the indoor mask
The health authorities continue to warn on the subject: the rapid increase in the number of cases is explained in particular by a relaxation of barrier gestures. Then the government decided to tighten the screw. From Friday, a decree will be published to generalize the wearing of the mask indoors in all institutions receiving the public, including in the premises subject to the sanitary pass such as sports facilities, cinemas or museums, where it was until then. authorized to remove the end of fabric. "The practical conditions, by institutions, will be specified in the coming hours," said Olivier Véran. Prefects will also be empowered to make the mask wearing mandatory for outdoor events, such as for example [...] Christmas markets or flea markets. "
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Several European countries have placed travel restrictions on unvaccinated travelers from the United States.While most European countries allow vaccinated U.S. citizens to enter, each country has its own entry requirements and there often additional restrictions for travelers who have not been fully vaccinated.
New School Screening Protocol
Change of Sanitary Strategy for Schools ranging from small class to CM2. In less than a week, the lifts on the number of closed classes for COVID exploded at the national level, from 4 048 Class suspensions recorded on November 19 to 8,500 closures 24. Faced with this Doubling cases, mainly identified in primary school, the government chooses a protocol upholstery for the youngest schoolchildren (the rules in colleges and high schools will remain on their unchanged side). Thus, a class of kindergarten or primer will no longer close up the detection of a CVIV-19 case. "There will be no more systematic class closure, but screening for the entire class in case of positive case. Only students with a negative [salivary or nasopharyngeal] test will be able to return to school, "said Minister Jean-Michel Blanquer. This new measure, experienced since October in ten departments (Ariège, Côte-d'Or, Moselle ...), will come into effect "in the course of next week". Faced with the logistics pitfalls found in the pilot territories - Mobile laboratines are not always enough reactive to conduct school screening in time - Jean-Michel Blanquer will also provide the parents' opportunity to take their children directly into the laboratory or city pharmacy for the test.
Attal evacuates a return to free tests Covid: "This is not planned today» .
The arrival of the 5th wave revives the debate on the free antigenic tests and PCR, paying since October 15 for Non-vaccinated and non-prescription people. But for now, the government does not consider it. © Copyright 2021, Obs The return to free tests? "It's not planned today," said LCI Gabriel Attal, Thursday, November 18.