December 1st, 2021 3-5PM ET
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CNBC’s Jim Cramer DEMANDS Biden Impose Nationwide Vaccine Mandate in Epic Rant CNBC host Jim Cramer demanded that President Joe Biden impose a nationwide vaccine mandate on every American in an impassioned rant at the end of his show. On Monday night’s edition of CNBC’s Mad Money, Mr. Cramer devoted part of his show to working the financial angles of the Omicron variant that burst onto the scene over Thanksgiving weekend. But he wrapped up the show with an impassioned rant in which he asked viewers “With the new Omicron variant sweeping the globe, how do we finally put an end to this pandemic? How do we save lives and get business back to normal so everybody can put dinner on the table?” Cramer’s proposal: “The federal government needs to require vaccines, including booster shots, for everyone in America by, say, January 1st.” He went on to say that “it’s time to admit that our government has lost the ability, or the will, to make our people do the right thing. Nobody wants to be the bad guy, so we’ve allowed a pastiche of uncoordinated health organizations to dictate an on-again-off-again series of measures that mostly just leave us baffled and confused.”
Republicans threaten to shut down government over vaccine mandates Conservative Republicans in the House and Senate are planning to force a government shutdown Friday to deny funding needed to enforce the Biden administration’s vaccine mandates on the private sector, according to Politico. Why it matters: Congress has until the end of the week to pass a stopgap measure to extend funding into 2022, though objection from a small group of Republicans could shut down the government. President Biden’s vaccine mandates on employers with 100 or more workers and health care workers at facilities participating in Medicare and Medicaid have already been challenged and halted by multiple federal courts. What they’re saying: “I’m sure we would all like to simplify the process for resolving the CR, but I can’t facilitate that without addressing the vaccine mandates,” Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) told Politico. “Given that federal courts across the country have raised serious issues with these mandates, it’s not unreasonable for my Democratic colleagues to delay enforcement of the mandates for at least the length of the continuing resolution.” “There is leverage immediately in the Senate, and we think that House Republicans ought to be backing up any number of Senate Republicans … to use all procedural tools to deny the continuing resolution passage Friday night — unless they restrict use of those funds for vaccine mandates,” Rep. Chip Roy (R-Texas), a Freedom Caucus member, told Playbook.
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Hour 2 – Outside The Box With Ty Bollinger!
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Biden HIV/AIDS strategy calls racism ‘public health threat’ The Biden administration in its new HIV/AIDS strategy calls racism “a public health threat” that must be fully recognized as the world looks to end the epidemic. The strategy released Wednesday on the annual commemoration of World AIDS Day is meant to serve as a framework for how the administration intends to shape its policies, research, programs and planning over the next three years. The new strategy asserts that over generations “structural inequities have resulted in racial and ethnic health disparities that are severe, far-reaching, and unacceptable.” New HIV infections in the U.S. fell about 8% from 2015 to 2019, but Black and Latino communities — particularly gay and bisexual men within those groups — continue to be disproportionately affected, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data. African Americans make up about 13% of the U.S. population but accounted for more than 40% of new infections. The Latino population accounted for nearly 25% of new infections but makes up about 18.5% of the U.S. population.
Federal Judge Rejects DOD Claim That Pfizer EUA and Comirnaty Vaccines Are ‘Interchangeable’ A federal district court judge has rejected a claim by the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) that the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine being administered under Emergency Use Authorization is interchangeable with Pfizer’s Comirnaty vaccine, which in August was fully licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In an order issued Nov. 12 in Doe et al. v. Austin, U.S. Federal District Judge Allen Winsor of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida denied a preliminary injunction requested by 16 service members against the U.S. Military’s COVID vaccine mandate. A hearing is scheduled for Sept. 14, 2022. However, the judge’s acknowledgment that “the DOD cannot mandate vaccines that only have an EUA” is significant for two reasons. One reason pertains to the difference in ingredients and manufacturing process between Pfizer’s EUA vaccine and the approved Comirnaty vaccine, and the other pertains to the legal difference between a fully licensed vaccine and an EUA vaccine. The latter reason would apply not just to the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, but also to the vaccines produced by Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen), both of which are authorized only as EUA products.
Federal Judge Halts Enforcement of Health Worker Vaccine Mandate A federal judge has halted enforcement nationwide of the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for healthcare workers at institutions that accept Medicare or Medicaid patients. “If human nature and history teach anything, it is that civil liberties face grave risks when governments proclaim indefinite states of emergency,” wrote Judge Terry Doughty of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. “During a pandemic such as this one, it is even more important to safeguard the separation of powers set forth in our Constitution to avoid erosion of our liberties. Because the plaintiff States have satisfied all four elements required for a preliminary injunction to issue, this Court has determined that a preliminary injunction should issue against the Government Defendants.” The preliminary injunction in the case known as State of Louisiana et al. v. Xavier Becerra et al. is the latest twist in the court battles over vaccine mandates. On November 4, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a regulation mandating that all healthcare workers whose organizations receive funding from Medicare or Medicaid be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 4, 2022. The same day, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), called on business owners with 100 or more employees to require their workers to either get vaccinated or submit to weekly testing by the same date.
An FDA panel supports Merck COVID drug in mixed vote A panel of experts advising the Food and Drug Administration voted narrowly in favor of emergency use authorization of an antiviral pill from Merck and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics to treat COVID-19. The vote was 13 for and 10 against authorization. The FDA isn’t obligated to follow the recommendations of its advisers but typically does. If the agency authorizes use of the drug, called molnupiravir, it would be the first oral antiviral treatment for COVID-19 that could be taken at home. A second oral medicine from Pfizer, called Paxlovid, is also being considered for authorization by the FDA. The Merck drug is taken twice a day for five days and works by causing a cascade of disabling mutations in the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus during replication. The drug is intended for use by people with mild to moderate illness and who are at high risk of developing severe COVID-19. It is supposed to be taken within five days of symptoms. An interim analysis of a clinical study of the drug found that molnupiravir cut the risk of hospitalization or death in half. Among people who got the drug, 7.1% ended up in the hospital or died, compared with 14.1% who got the placebo. However, the final study analysis released Friday showed only a 30% reduction in the risk of hospitalization or death. An FDA summary showed that in the second half of the study, patients in the group treated with the drug were more likely to be hospitalized or to die than those who got the placebo. The drug’s protection against death seen in the first half of the study didn’t hold up in the second half. When asked about this discrepancy by committee chairperson Dr. Lindsey Baden, Dr. Nicholas Kartsonis, a Merck senior vice president, said, “I don’t have a satisfying answer to your question.”
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Natural COVID-19 infections protect against SARS-COV-2, gamma and delta variants, says study Natural infection with COVID-19 offered protection from reinfection when the gamma and delta variants predominated, according to a new University of Michigan study that also provides levels of antibodies needed to protect against reinfections. According to the study, which took place in a community setting in Nicaragua, having infection-induced antibodies provided 69% protection against infection and 79% protection against moderate or severe illnesses. The study showed that second infections were less severe than first infections. The study has been published as a preprint while it undergoes peer review. “The course of the pandemic will be determined by the quality and durability of the protective immunity offered by both natural infection and vaccination,” said Hannah Maier, a postdoctoral research fellow at U-M’s School of Public Health and lead author of the report. “We hope having an immune correlate of infection-induced protection and a better understanding of the severity of second infections will inform vaccine policy and help guide targeting at-risk populations and other mitigation strategies.”