According to a study published in Monday’s Pediatrics journal, the rate of these deaths for Black infants in 2020 was nearly three times higher than the rate for white babies and rose above Native American infant deaths.
A warning to parents and caregivers of small children: a medication often used to treat breathing problems is in short supply. Liquid albuterol has been on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s shortages list for several months.
The vaccines were more than 40% effective in preventing adults from getting sick enough from the flu that they had to go to a doctor’s office, clinic or hospital, health officials said during a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention vaccines meeting Wednesday.
U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville, R-AL, says he’s following through on a promise he made to halt Department of Defense nominations in the Senate should the Biden Administration implement policies related to “taxpayer-subsidized abortions for service members and dependents.”