Tag Archives: reopening

Vaccines are a national priority but not ‘silver bullets’ for reopening, Singapore minister says

SINGAPORE — Singapore needs a “suite of measures” beyond Covid vaccinations in order to open up its economy and allow international travel, said S Iswaran, the country’s minister for communications and information. Some of those measures may include testing for Covid-19, he told CNBC’s “Squawk Box Asia” on Tuesday, as part of World Economic Forum Global… Read More »

Where Mask-Wearing Isn’t Gospel: Colorado Churches Grapple With Reopening

This story also ran on NBC News. This story can be republished for free (details). COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The lights dimmed. Guitars thrummed. And a nine-piece band kicked off what amounted to a rock concert inside an amphitheater of a church. “Shout for joy to the Lord,” one musician called out, quoting Scripture. Any… Read More »

CDC quietly revises coronavirus warnings on reopening religious sites, adds First Amendment note

U.S. President Donald Trump gives the podium to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Director Robert Redfield to address the daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak task force briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. April 22, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has quietly removed some of its warnings… Read More »

As states consider reopening, CDC director warns coronavirus outbreak could be worse this winter

“There’s a possibility that the assault of the virus on our nation next winter will actually be even more difficult than the one we just went through,” CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield said in an interview with The Washington Post. “And when I’ve said this to others, they kind of put their head back, they… Read More »

This is where all 50 states stand on reopening

While President Donald Trump has leaned into his desire to reopen the nation’s economy by May 1, many of the governors and mayors who hold the power to enforce closures seem to disagree. Along with expanding testing and tracing, governors across the country are highlighting the importance of using science and advice from health officials… Read More »