State officials included prisoners in the second group to get the vaccine, heeding calls from advocates.
The state is expected to get its first shipment of COVID vaccines as early as Dec. 14.
U.S. Rep. Rosa L. DeLauro won a 148-79 vote in the Democratic caucus to become the House Appropriations chair.
New Haven and Fairfield counties recently crossed the 10% threshold, triggering more aggressive staff testing.
Rosa DeLauro would be the first Appropriations Committee chair from New England in 150 years.
“Safety From The Ground Up.” This is what JetBlue is promising to ensure for its customers traveling over the holidays. In support of this promise, the company makes liberal use of a study by Harvard researchers, which it says shows that the “risk of contracting COVID-19 while taking a flight is very low.” This past week, I took a JetBlue flight in the aftermath of a family emergency. The experience raised significant questions about airlines’ claims that air travel is “safe.”
In an ideal world, money would not be the deciding factor in who can get access to healthcare. But I have come to accept that we do not live in an ideal world. I’m reminded of this when reading news articles about taxes, hearing politicians talk about budget cuts, and even while discussing ways to improve healthcare with coworkers at the hospital.
Gov. Ned Lamonts talks about the alarming rise in Connecticut’s infection and hospitalization rates, plans to help businesses through the pandemic, and who should be first in line to get vaccines.