CORONAVIRUS INFO PROVIDED BY DR. JIM HARRIS – 05/3/2021
VACCINES AVAILABLE IN HARRISON, GREGG, AND SMITH COUNTIES 3 MAY
Designing an Independent Public Health Agency
“The pandemic has revealed the importance of having trustworthy and competent institutions to protect public health. The Constitution also permits the creation of long-standing, stable institutions that serve the public interest outside the political branches. Just as the United States has independent commissions in other important domains such as monetary policy, we believe it deserves independent public health institutions.”
(J. Harris: A readable editorial from NEJM that has several workable suggestions that likely would improve American public health institutions and policies. Obviously, we have a lot of such agencies and scientists, but they need reasonable academic and professional protection from interference by the military, special interest groups, and politicians.)
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TSA extends public transportation mask mandate until September
“The Transportation Security Administration has extended a federal mandate that requires people to wear masks on public transportation through Sept. 13.”
NYT ON HARRISON COUNTY
“Harrison County is at a high risk level for Covid-19 infections. The seven-day average has not changed. Zero cases were reported yesterday, the same as the week before. Since January of last year, at least 1 in 14 people who live in Harrison County have been infected, and at least 1 in 622 have died.
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