Posted inHealth Care

Baker urges speedy FDA review of Moderna COVID vaccine for kids 

GOV. CHARLIE BAKER wrote a letter to President Biden urging the US Food and Drug Administration to quickly consider approving Moderna’s application for a COVID-19 vaccine for children.  The state’s Republican governor joined Democratic Colorado Gov. Jared Polis in writing the letter, which was sent Thursday.  “Parents have been told, over and over again, that […]

Posted inEconomy, Health Care, Opinion

What’s causing the infant formula shortage?

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article here. A baby formula shortage has added to the woes of American parents already confronted with the pressures of raising an infant during a pandemic in a country ranked low for family-friendly policies. Media reports have highlighted the plight of mothers, fathers, and caregivers across the US who […]

Posted inTransportation

Court ruling lifts CDC’s transportation mask mandate

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE MASKS WILL no longer be required on MBTA vehicles and properties, Massachusetts Department of Transportation officials announced Tuesday afternoon, a day after a federal judge in Florida struck down a nationwide masking mandate on public transportation systems. “The Commonwealth has followed federal guidance in terms of face coverings and to be […]