Sep 192021
 September 19, 2021  Posted by  Healthcare, Surveillance

Danielle Kehl and Libbie Canter of Covington and Burling write: As COVID-19 vaccination becomes required in more personal and professional contexts, several different frameworks have emerged that propose both guiding principles and technical requirements for vaccine verification systems, including those developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Good [Read More…]

Sep 182021
 September 18, 2021  Posted by  Featured News, Healthcare, Laws, U.S.

Mary Papenfuss reports: A defiant Texas doctor has boldly gone public about a newly illegal abortion procedure he performed earlier this month, saying he had a “duty of care” to his patient and she had a “fundamental right” to an abortion. “I fully understood that there could be legal consequences,” [Read More…]

Sep 162021
 September 16, 2021  Posted by  Court, Healthcare, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools

Megan Rhyne is executive director of the Virginia Coalition for Open Government, a nonprofit alliance formed to promote expanded access to government records, meetings and other proceedings at the state and local level.  She has a commentary in the Virginia Mercury that begins: Last week a Rockingham County Circuit Judge [Read More…]

Sep 162021
 September 16, 2021  Posted by  Healthcare, Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

Lola Duffort reports: Surveillance testing has been touted by Vermont officials as a cornerstone of its Covid-19 mitigation efforts in K-12 schools. But only a little more than one-third of Vermont’s public school districts and a quarter of its private schools will have actually begun testing by the end of [Read More…]