Evidence strongly indicates that schools are not the sites of significant viral transmission, leading some to wonder why schools are being forced to bear the pandemic’s brunt, when it is adults in adult spaces who seem to be spreading the virus.
A Mississippi doctor has been acquitted on seven of eight counts against him in what prosecutors said was about $18 million in health care fraud involving expensive prescription pain cream. Jurors were unable to agree on the eighth count — making false statements relating to health care — against Dr. Gregory Auzenne, The Clarion Ledger reported. The two-week trial of Auzenne and 46-year-old Tiffany Clark ended late Friday in federal district court in Jackson.
President-elect Joe Biden picks Janet Yellen, a former head of the Federal Reserve, to become the first woman to lead the Treasury Department.