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Co-Inventor Of Rotavirus Vaccine, Two Former FDA Officials Take Stand Against Booster Mandates, Support...

Three top vaccine experts penned a Washington Post op-ed Thursday in opposition of booster vaccine mandates for people who have had COVID-19.Dr. Paul Offit, the co-inventor of the rotavirus vaccine and a former member of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and Drs. Luciana Borio and Philip Krause,…

The Biden Administration Is Paying Doctors To Push COVID-19 Vaccination To Parents

President Joe Biden’s administration is already paying pediatricians to provide “vaccine counseling” to parents, and according to a new Washington Post report, the program could’ve been much broader.In December 2021, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced it would begin covering vaccine counseling for COVID-19 to parents through Medicaid, which covers over 40%…

Poll: Nearly One-Third of Americans Say They Have Not Gotten a Coronavirus Vaccination

Nearly one-third of Americans say they have not received a vaccination for the Chinese coronavirus, an Economist/YouGov survey released this week found. They survey asked respondents to indicate whether they have received a coronavirus vaccine, and while 69 percent said they have received at least one shot of any manufacturer’s coronavirus vaccine, 31 percent said they…

Walensky Says Americans Need To Be Boosted To Be Considered Vaccinated

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director Rochelle Walensky said Friday that Americans will need to get a booster shot of COVID-19 vaccine to be considered “up-to-date” on vaccination.During Friday’s COVID-19 response team briefing, Walensky said health officials need to “pivot” their language so that individuals who are boosted are considered up-to-date on vaccination.…

27 State Attorneys General Ask OSHA to Withdraw Coronavirus Vaccine Mandate

Attorneys general in 27 states sent a letter to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on Wednesday, asking the agency to withdraw its coronavirus vaccine mandate for large employers. Kentucky Attorney General Cameron, who led the effort, said: In response to our lawsuit challenging the OSHA vaccine mandate, the U.S. Supreme Court found that the Biden…

Joe Biden ‘Disappointed’ by Supreme Court Ruling on OSHA Vaccine Mandate

President Joe Biden said Thursday he was “disappointed” that the Supreme Court ruled against his coronavirus vaccine mandate for all businesses with over 100 employees. “I am disappointed that the Supreme Court has chosen to block common-sense life-saving requirements for employees at large businesses that were grounded squarely in both science and the law,” Biden…

CNN’s Tapper to Fauci: Run Ads Featuring Trump’s Pro-Vaccination Stance

CNN anchor Jake Tapper said Wednesday on his show “The Lead” that the Biden administration should run ads on right-wing websites featuring video of former President Donald Trump discussing his support for COVID vaccinations. Tapper said, “It’s been more than a year since the first COVID vaccine was authorized in the U.S. and put into…

Asa Hutchinson: I ‘Applaud’ Biden for ‘Depoliticizing’ the COVID Effort

Governor Asa Hutchinson (R-AR) said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “MPT Daily” that he applauded President Joe Biden for “depoliticizing” the United States’ efforts to combat the COVID pandemic. Hutchinson said, “The public needs to understand that during this difficult time, the governors and the administration, we have to work closely together and that was the most…

Fauci: We Are Addressing the COVID Testing Problem — ‘We’ve Obviously Got to Do...

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that the Biden administration was addressing the problem of Americans not having enough home COVID tests. Fauci said, “There’s still some issues now of people having trouble getting tested, but we’re addressing the testing problem, and that very…

More Than 700 Flights Canceled Amid Omicron Surge

Hundreds of flights were canceled in the U.S. on Sunday, Dec. 26, in part due to an airline worker shortage caused by the COVID-19 Omicron variant, according to the New York Post.As of midday Sunday, 830 flights into, within, or out of the U.S. were canceled, according to Flight Aware, an airline tracking website. Nearly…

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