Worried about traveling with unvaccinated kids? 6 questions answered on how to manage the risks

Across the US, Covid-19 cases are rising again, primarily in unvaccinated populations. Most of these cases are due to the highly infectious delta variant of SARS-Cov-2, the coronavirus that causes Covid-19. Many children are among those who aren’t vaccinated, simply because no vaccines have been authorized for children under 12. About a quarter of children aged 12-15 years have been vaccinated. Given the rise in cases and the inability to vaccinate young children, many parents are concerned about the safety of traveling this summer.9iuK63VuEvc

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US State Secretary Presses On Democracy On Call With Tunisia president

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday spoke by telephone with Tunisian President Kais Saied to urge respect for democracy after he sacked the government.

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/us-state-secretary-antony-blinken-presses-on-democracy-on-call-with-tunisia-president-2495527

Flooding Damages Bridge on Russia’s Trans-Siberian Railway, Blocking Traffic

MOSCOW – Flooding has damaged a bridge on Russia’s Trans-Siberian railway in its Far East, suspending traffic in the area, officials said on Friday, and President Vladimir Putin said full track repair would take five days. The world’s longest railway …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/international/2021/07/23/624104.htm

Pennsylvania Joining National Survey on Climate Risk in the Insurance Industry

The Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID) is joining with other states around the country in conducting the National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) Climate Risk Disclosure Survey. The survey allows insurers to report on climate-related risks and opportunities and will provide …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2021/07/23/624113.htm

OnePlus Nord 2 5G Goes on Sale: Price in India, Specifications

OnePlus Nord 2 5G has gone on sale in India today (July 26). The OnePlus phone comes as a successor to the original OnePlus Nord that was launched last year. The OnePlus Nord 2 is available for…

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Fauci says US headed in ‘wrong direction’ on coronavirus

84732961The United States is in an “unnecessary predicament” of soaring Covid-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday.”We’re going in the wrong direction,” said Dr Anthony Fauci, describing himself as “very frustrated.”

Original source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/world/us/fauci-says-us-headed-in-wrong-direction-on-coronavirus/articleshow/84732961.cms

Fire Crews Making Progress on Massive Oregon Blaze

The nation’s largest wildfire is still raging through southern Oregon but crews were scaling back some night operations as hard work and weaker winds helped reduce the spread of flames even as wildfires continued to threaten homes in neighboring California. …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2021/07/23/624143.htm

Iowa Agent Placed on Probation Owes $30K, Has License Revoked

Des Moines, Iowa, Chad Mackland, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, recently submitted an Alford plea to the charge of Ongoing Criminal Conduct (Class B Felony) in Pottawattamie County District Court following an investigation by the Iowa Insurance Division’s Fraud Bureau. As …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/midwest/2021/07/23/624178.htm

Former Virgin Galactic CEO To Fly To Space On Next Test Flight: Report

Former chief executive officer of Virgin Galactic Holdings, George Whitesides, will fly to space on the aerospace company’s next test spaceflight, CNBC reported on Friday.

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/former-virgin-galactic-ceo-george-whitesides-to-fly-to-space-on-next-test-flight-report-2493547

Jury Convicts Suspended Georgia Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck on Fraud, Laundering Charges

Jurors convicted suspended Georgia insurance commissioner Jim Beck on 37 counts of mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering and tax fraud charges. The jury needed about an hour and 20 minutes to return the guilty verdict, putting an end …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2021/07/22/623939.htm

Worker Dead After Part of Houston-Area Oil Rig Falls on Him

A man was killed July 21 when part of an oil rig he was working on fell on him near Houston, officials said. The incident happened in a remote area of the northeastern part of Harris County, 10 miles northeast …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2021/07/22/623955.htm

Mississippi Calls On Supreme Court To Overturn US Right To Abortion

The state of Mississippi on Thursday asked the Supreme Court to overturn the right to abortion in the United States in a legal brief added to a case set to be heard later in the year.

Original source: https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/mississippi-calls-on-supreme-court-to-overturn-us-right-to-abortion-2492753

Oklahoma Lawmakers Urge Interim Study on Opioid Prescriptions

Three Oklahoma state representatives have requested an interim study to investigate clinical outcomes of patients with pain following policies resulting in rapid reductions in opioid prescribing. Rep. John Talley, R-Stillwater, said the study seeks to examine the effects of the …

Original source: https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2021/07/21/623703.htm