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EMS Lawline: Court Issues Nationwide Halt on CMS Vaccine Mandate

The attorneys of Page, Wolfberg & Wirth examine the ramifications now that a district court issued an injunction against the vaccination mandate.

Omicron Variant Keeps World Jittery

Much is still unknown about the new variant, including how contagious it is and whether it can evade vaccines.

Biden Vaccine Rule for Health Workers Blocked in 10 States

The court order said that federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid had no clear authority from Congress to enact the vaccine mandate for providers.

Vaccine Hesitancy Among Prehospital Clinicians in Connecticut

This study looks at vaccine hesitancy and motivations among EMS personnel to help future vaccination efforts.

What We Know and Don’t Know about the Omicron Variant

The World Health Organization says it could still take some time to get a full picture of the threat posed by omicron.

With Hospitals Full, Central CA Pleading to Send COVID-19 Patients to LA

Hospitals are consistently operating above capacity, and emergency rooms are still so packed that ambulances are stuck waiting outside hospitals.

Phoenix (AZ) Police, Firefighters Join Suit Against Vaccine Rule

Unions representing Phoenix police and firefighters have joined a lawsuit filed by Arizona's attorney general seeking to invalidate federal vaccine rules.

Religious Exemptions for NY Healthcare Workers Expires

The vaccine mandate for all health care workers can be enforced aside from those with valid medical exemptions.

MI EMS Staffing Shortage Decades in the Making

It's a systemic problem rooted in decades of under-funding that's been exacerbated by the pandemic and threatens to dismantle an emergency safety net.

U.S. Expands COVID Boosters to All Adults, Final Hurdle Ahead

Pfizer and Moderna announced the Food and Drug Administration’s decision after at least 10 states already had started offering boosters to all adults.