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CDC doesn’t know if new Covid-19 variants are causing rare complication in children

CDC doesn’t know if new Covid-19 variants are causing rare complication in children

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday it does not know if the new Covid-19 variants are causing more cases of a rare complication in children called multisystem inflammatory syndrome. Multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C) in children is a troubling complication of Covid-19 infection that can cause heart damage and typically shows up…MORE

Biden administration pauses arms sales to Saudi Arabia and UAE

Biden administration pauses arms sales to Saudi Arabia and UAE

The Biden administration has paused arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates as it conducts a wider review of agreements worth billions of dollars made by the Trump administration, sources familiar with the matter told CNN Wednesday. Secretary of State Tony Blinken confirmed that pending arms sales are under review, as is…MORE

GOP threatens filibuster for Mayorkas nomination to be DHS secretary

GOP threatens filibuster for Mayorkas nomination to be DHS secretary

Senate Republicans plan to object to any efforts to quickly confirm Alejandro Mayorkas as secretary of Homeland Security, further delaying his confirmation as the department grapples with the Covid-19 pandemic, national security concerns and President Joe Biden’s ambitious immigration plans. In confirming the GOP’s plans to filibuster, Republican Sen. John Cornyn of Texas told reporters…MORE

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