New CDC guidance for vaccinated adults. What does it mean?

The FINANCIAL -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced updated COVID-19 guidance for masking outdoors and for fully vaccinated people. For instance, fully vaccinated people no longer need to wear a protective mask outdoors, except in certain crowded settings and…

2 mins read

CDC lifts ban on cruises

The FINANCIAL —  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a Framework for Conditional Sailing Order that introduces a phased approach for the safe and responsible resumption of passenger cruises.  The Order establishes a framework of actionable items for the cruise…

5 mins read

Google Maps’ new feature will show COVID19 outbreaks in your area

The FINANCIAL — Google announced that Google Maps will now highlight coronavirus case counts around the world and how bad outbreaks are in each region. They’re introducing the COVID layer in Maps, a tool that shows critical information about COVID-19 cases in…

5 mins read

CDC Halloween guidelines warn about high risk activities

The FINANCIAL — As many people in the United States begin to plan for fall and winter holiday celebrations, CDC offers the considerations to help protect individuals, their families, friends, and communities from COVID-19. The considerations are meant to supplement—not replace—any state, local,…

8 mins read

Carnival Cruise Line cancels cruises until spring 2021

The FINANCIAL — Carnival Cruise Line has announced they are canceling further cruises amid the ongoing uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Carnival also announced that it sold the Carnival Fascination and Carnival Imagination, both launched in the mid-1990s, as it moves to remove less…

6 mins read

Study claims that glasses can lower your risk of COVID-19

The FINANCIAL — A recent study states that wearing glasses can lower the risk of coronavirus. Researchers from Suizhou Zengdu Hospital in Suizhou, China, claim that the use of eye protection, such as glasses, might offer some degree of protection from COVID-19.…

6 mins read

U.S. teen vaping rates drop by almost 2 mln

The FINANCIAL — Almost 2 million fewer U.S. teenagers reported using e-cigarettes in 2020 compared to 2019, according to new data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Around 3.6 million young people in the US were current (in the past…

7 mins read

Coronavirus patients report hair loss after recovering

A growing number of recovered coronavirus patients report hair loss. A Study Conducted by Dr. Natalie Lambert and Survivor Corps shows that 27% of patients recovering from COVID-19 reported hair loss as one of the lingering problems in a survey of more than…

6 mins read

65,000 people already defeated HCV in Georgia

The FINANCIAL — Yesterday was World Hepatitis Day, declared by the World Health Organization back in 2011. Georgia has a high burden of HCV infection, with an estimated 5.4% of the adult population living with HCV. U.S. Ambassador Kelly C. Degnan joined Minister…

4 mins read

Carnival Cruise Line sells 2 ships and lays up another two

Carnival Cruise Line today announced new plans for its fleet that will generate tremendous guest excitement once it resumes sailing, with a confirmed date for an additional Excel-class, LNG-powered ship arriving in November 2022, four ships either sold or put on long…

5 mins read

CDC extends ban on cruises

The FINANCIAL — On July 16, 2020, CDC extended the No Sail Order and Suspension of Further Embarkation. This order renews the No Sail Order and Other Measures Related to Operations signed by the CDC Director on March 14, 2020, as further modified…

4 mins read