Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday issued an executive order banning all state entities, including private employers, from enforcing vaccine mandates, the latest escalation in the Republican's resistance to public health measures during the Covid-19 pandemic. [Source]
The United States is approaching a tragic milestone: 750,000 American deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. As the toll has mounted, it has seemed harder for Americans to take stock of what these deaths mean.
Emily Robison was unvaccinated when she died of Covid-19, after fighting to survive for over a month. Just three weeks before her death, she had given birth to her and her husband, Eric Robison's, first child. CNN affiliate KHBS/KHOG reports on what one nurse did to lend a helping hand to the new father.