The Biden administration announced recently that the U.S. will no longer be in a COVID-19 emergency as of May 11, which means that an estimated five to 14 million Americans could lose access to health insurance via Medicaid.
Sen. Tim Kaine revealed that he is suffering from the effects of "long covid," and has introduced legislation to help research the phenomenon.
While the new law left the option of masking up to parents, masks were still required on public school buses.
One piece of legislation that passed through both the House and Senate in the Virginia General Assembly could permanently change a school-based COVID mitigation strategy going forward.
Gov. Glenn Youngkin has said he's always been a "strong advocate" of the COVID-19 vaccine, but rescinded a Northam-era mandate that required state employees to be vaccinated.
The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) announced on Jan. 25 that it will no longer investigate every case of COVID-19 across the commonwealth.
Both the CDC and the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) still recommend that children wear masks.
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