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CDC expands COVID-19 booster eligibility to all adults - November 22, 2021 The Future of Work

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults ages 18 and up. The decision followed a unanimous vote by the CDC’s outside panels of advisers. The former Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said that U.S. officials might eventually consider people “fully vaccinated” for COVID-19 only if they’ve had their additional booster dose of the vaccine.
You’re getting a COVID-19 booster. How about 2022 and beyond? - Fast Company
Fauci hopes COVID-19 booster increases durability to not need it regularly - The Hill
Traditional Thanksgiving meals with all the trimmings are facing grocery prices that are up 14% compared with the 2020 holiday. Inflationary factors driving up food costs include supply chain disruptions and changes in how people eat. During the pandemic, more consumers cooked and ate meals at home, which led to increased supermarket demand and higher retail food prices.
Thanksgiving Will Cost More This Year. That Could Cost Democrats, Too. - The New York Times
Holiday season poses major test for Biden economy - The Hill
Thanksgiving Will Be Pricey This Year … Unless You Wait - Bloomberg
@GannettAlbany: Food banks were prepared for inflation around the holidays, thanks to federal aid and strong state program
Supply-chain shortages once thought to be transitory are now expected to persist until next year. While consumer demand may wane after the holidays, future trouble spots include the labor contract representing around 15,000 West Coast port workers expiring next summer, new rules by the International Maritime Organization requiring ships to reduce their carbon footprints and a potential reverse logjam in Asia next year.
Cargo ship queues have been pushed 150 miles off the coast of Southern California - Insider
Today’s Shortages Could Soon Become Tomorrow's Gluts - The Wall Street Journal
@RobertGarcia: Important thread on the progress being made on supply chain congestion at ports. We are seeing significant improvements thanks to the Biden-Harris Administration and our state partners. We have a ways to go but the data headed in right direction.
A rise in COVID-19 cases has once again prompted employers to question their return to work approaches, reflecting the continued uncertainty about the pandemic’s trajectory. Though many office spaces remain empty, offices in the 10 major U.S. cities were on average 39% occupied in the week ended Nov. 10 – a pandemic-era high.
Workers are resisting being called back to the office — and some employers are scrapping their plans - The Boston Globe
'Out of Office' considers 'why' companies want to bring back remote employees - NPR
Stubborn Covid surges signal bleak winter - Politico
A resurgence of COVID-19 restrictions in a number of countries has resulted in protests across Europe – most recently in the Netherlands – with some demonstrations turning violent and leading to dozens of arrests. The protests have come in response to a three-week partial lockdown announced last weekend following a spike in coronavirus cases.
France deploys police to Guadeloupe to quell violent Covid protests - The Guardian
Protests against Italy’s health pass fizzle. - The New York Times
@PamelaFalk: Tens of thousands of people demonstrated through central Brussels on Sunday to protest reinforced COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the Belgian government to counter the latest spike in coronavirus cases.
"Thanksgiving inflation: Cost of turkey feast up 14%" - Axios / Source: American Farm Bureau Federation; Sarah Grillo and Will Chase/Axios


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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults ages 18 and up. The decision followed a unanimous vote by the CDC’s outside panels of advisers. The former Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said that U.S. officials might eventually consider people “fully vaccinated” for COVID-19 only if they’ve had their additional booster dose of the vaccine.
You’re getting a COVID-19 booster. How about 2022 and beyond? - Fast Company
Fauci hopes COVID-19 booster increases durability to not need it regularly - The Hill
Traditional Thanksgiving meals with all the trimmings are facing grocery prices that are up 14% compared with the 2020 holiday. Inflationary factors driving up food costs include supply chain disruptions and changes in how people eat. During the pandemic, more consumers cooked and ate meals at home, which led to increased supermarket demand and higher retail food prices.
Thanksgiving Will Cost More This Year. That Could Cost Democrats, Too. - The New York Times
Holiday season poses major test for Biden economy - The Hill
Thanksgiving Will Be Pricey This Year … Unless You Wait - Bloomberg
@GannettAlbany: Food banks were prepared for inflation around the holidays, thanks to federal aid and strong state program
Supply-chain shortages once thought to be transitory are now expected to persist until next year. While consumer demand may wane after the holidays, future trouble spots include the labor contract representing around 15,000 West Coast port workers expiring next summer, new rules by the International Maritime Organization requiring ships to reduce their carbon footprints and a potential reverse logjam in Asia next year.
Cargo ship queues have been pushed 150 miles off the coast of Southern California - Insider
Today’s Shortages Could Soon Become Tomorrow's Gluts - The Wall Street Journal
@RobertGarcia: Important thread on the progress being made on supply chain congestion at ports. We are seeing significant improvements thanks to the Biden-Harris Administration and our state partners. We have a ways to go but the data headed in right direction.
A rise in COVID-19 cases has once again prompted employers to question their return to work approaches, reflecting the continued uncertainty about the pandemic’s trajectory. Though many office spaces remain empty, offices in the 10 major U.S. cities were on average 39% occupied in the week ended Nov. 10 – a pandemic-era high.
Workers are resisting being called back to the office — and some employers are scrapping their plans - The Boston Globe
'Out of Office' considers 'why' companies want to bring back remote employees - NPR
Stubborn Covid surges signal bleak winter - Politico
A resurgence of COVID-19 restrictions in a number of countries has resulted in protests across Europe – most recently in the Netherlands – with some demonstrations turning violent and leading to dozens of arrests. The protests have come in response to a three-week partial lockdown announced last weekend following a spike in coronavirus cases.
France deploys police to Guadeloupe to quell violent Covid protests - The Guardian
Protests against Italy’s health pass fizzle. - The New York Times
@PamelaFalk: Tens of thousands of people demonstrated through central Brussels on Sunday to protest reinforced COVID-19 restrictions imposed by the Belgian government to counter the latest spike in coronavirus cases.
"Thanksgiving inflation: Cost of turkey feast up 14%" - Axios / Source: American Farm Bureau Federation; Sarah Grillo and Will Chase/Axios


CONTENT FACTS
Turbine Labs has tracked 8,220 media articles and blogs and 11,793 social media posts over the last 24 hours.
The next Turbine Labs Leadership briefing will be delivered on Tuesday, November 22, at 9:30AM ET.
Questions or feedback? Don't hesitate to reach out to us directly.

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