Coronavirus

Conspiracy-Minded People Were More Likely to Hesitate on COVID Vax

New research shows that people who had a conspiracy mindset before the pandemic were more likely to believe fake info about COVID.

OPM Has Authorized Another Round of Paid Leave For Feds to Get COVID-19 Boosters

As part of the Biden administration’s efforts to encourage Americans to receive the latest COVID-19 booster, federal workers will get up to four hours of paid leave for the shot.

The Pandemic Watchdog is Looking for More Time, Money and Authority

The office is floating a draft bill that would keep it open an additional five years, provide more consistent funding and expand the special IG’s jurisdiction.

COVID-19 Can Cause Lasting Lung Damage—3 Ways Long COVID Patients’ Respiration Can Suffer

The coronavirus is causing problems in people that may last years.

Government IT Networks May Not be Ready for Office Return, Survey Says

Legacy government IT systems and network infrastructure may struggle to provide the same quality as more workers return to the office.

Dr. Fauci Will Leave Government, But Isn’t Retiring

“The United States of America is stronger, more resilient, and healthier because of him,” said President Biden. 

These Are the Agencies Federal Employees Are Leaving at the Highest Rates

After jumping during the pandemic, the government's overall attrition rate has stabilized.

Solid Collaboration Tools Essential to Remote, Hybrid Work

User-friendly collaboration tools that work as expected are key to remote worker satisfaction, a new survey finds.

There are Vaccine Possibilities for Monkeypox, CDC Says

Though there is “strong scientific concern” that monkeypox is spreading differently than in the past, the current case count is low and there’s not a huge risk to the general community, a CDC official says.

As Turnover Soars, Most VA Employees Say They Were Not Emotionally Supported During the Pandemic

Front-line staff were largely unaware of VA's offerings to support employee well-being, new survey finds.