Weekly Top News Updates

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  • CDC says fully vaccinated people generally don’t need masks outdoors

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines on Tuesday to say that it’s generally safe for those who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to go maskless outdoors when not in crowded settings

  •  U.S birth rate dropped 4 percent in 2020

In 2020, the U.S. birth rate dropped 4 percent, the lowest level in 42 years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics.

  • FDA vows ban on menthol cigarettes, flavored small cigars

The Food and Drug Administration promised Thursday to propose rules within a year to ban the sale of menthol cigarettes and small flavored cigars in a bid to reduce smoking among Black and young smokers. The ban could take years to go into effect.

  • Biden to Announce Major Pledge to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions  

– President Biden’s plan to cut emissions almost in half by 2030 would require Americans to transform the way they drive, heat their homes, and manufacture goods. It is expected to be announced Thursday and times with a global summit meeting.

  • Biden announces new goal of vaccinating 70 percent of U.S adults by July 4 

President Biden said Tuesday his administration’s new goal is that by the Fourth of July, 70 percent of American adults will have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot, and 160 million Americans will be fully vaccinated.