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Biden Harris Administration Provides $3.8 Million in Assistance for Hawaii Residents in Wake of Devastating Wildfires
Yesterday, President Biden made additional disaster funding available to the state of Hawaii. This unlocks the federal government’s ability to cover all eligible expenses for debris removal and emergency protective measures in Maui County and assistance for emergency protective measures for Hawaii County for 30 days of the governor’s choosing within the first 120 days of the disaster.
Excessive rainfall has caused major flooding in Vermont, with some areas receiving over eight inches of rain since July 8
American Society of Clinical Oncology continues to urge Congress to help prevent and mitigate cancer drug shortages by reauthorizing the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act.
If the strike occurs, it is likely that deliveries of medical products will be delayed.
Accessing that potentially life-saving treatment is more difficult than ever due to a nationwide shortage of chemotherapy medications.
The US is continuing to face an all-time high of drug shortages. Recently added to that list has been penicillin – more specifically Pfizer’s long-acting, injectable form of penicillin called Bicillin.
Drug shortages are at an all-time high across the nation with more than 300 drug shortages recorded. Among those shortages, a number of chemotherapy medications are of major concern – both cisplatin and carboplatin.
Coming off of the unprecedented 2020 hurricane season, which produced 30 named storms of which 13 became hurricanes, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center (NOAA CPC) is again predicting above average activity for the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.
Last year’s hurricane season was the third most active season recorded, with 21 named storms, 7 of which became hurricanes. As hurricane season is already underway, NOAA is predicting another above average season with an expected 14-21 storms, of which 6-10 could become hurricanes.