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    SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) -- Hundreds of people on Tuesday protested outside the Orange County Board of Supervisors meeting, fighting against a voluntary digital vaccine passport that would allow people to prove they've been vaccinated.The outrage spilled inside, with more than 700 people signing up to speak."This is against the law. It would strip us...
    VIDEO3:2103:21Let Indian states decide on restrictions instead of locking down nation, expert saysSquawk Box Asia Prime Minister Narendra Modi is under growing pressure to call for another nationwide lockdown in India as the overwhelmed health-care system struggles to fight a devastating second Covid-19 wave. But one member of Modi's economic advisory council says state governments...
    (CBS4) – Several metro area counties will transition on Sunday to Level Clear, the least restrictive level on the COVID-19 dial. Level Clear allows businesses to operate at 100% capacity with no mitigation requirements, aside from the state’s indoor mask mandate. Jefferson, Broomfield, Boulder, Adams and Arapahoe counties have indicated that they plant to move...
    DES PLAINES, Ill. (WLS) -- After Pfizer's COVID vaccine was authorized for kids ages 12-15, several mass vaccination sites and Chicago area hospitals are already taking appointments for young teens to get vaccinated.The United Center is among several city and suburban vaccination sites planning to accept 12 to 15-year-olds starting Thursday. Five Cook County mass...
    Starting Thursday morning, Californians age 12 and older can book COVID-19 vaccine appointments on the state’s My Turn appointment system. Within the next several days and weeks, vaccines for youngsters also will be available through many pediatric and family practice offices, as well as healthcare networks such as Kaiser, federally qualified health centers and pharmacies that offer...
    Brazil's government is about to start delivering COVID-19 vaccines to athletes, coaches, referees and accredited media headed for the Olympics and Paralympic Games in Tokyo. Health Minister Marcelo Queiroga told a news conference Tuesday that Brazil will use 4,050 doses of the Pfizer shot and another 8,000 from Chinese pharmaceutical company Sinovac. CLICK HERE FOR...
    LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Long Beach is offering two free tickets to the Aquarium of the Pacific to anyone receiving their first COVID-19 vaccine, city officials said Tuesday. The tickets will be offered through Saturday to people who get their first dose of either Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or their one and only dose of...
    DENVER (CBS4) – Colorado is preparing to launch a new program which would allow a company to host a COVID-19 vaccination event. Businesses will soon be able to sign up to have vaccine administrators come to their office or workplace and give out shots. (credit: CBS) “We’re very excited to make that convenient to employers of...
    Editor’s note: We endeavor to bring you the top voices on current events representing a range of perspectives. Below is a column arguing we should lift coronavirus restrictions gradually instead of all at once. You can find a counterpoint here, where Marc Joffe argues that restrictions should be lifted immediately. Since the beginning of the pandemic,...
    (CBS DETROIT) – Michigan is one step closer to reaching its goal to vaccinate 70 percent of the population. The first of four phases is now in the books following Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s announcement about Michigan’s reopening plan. READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming? “55% of Michiganders 16 and older...
    DES PLAINES, Ill. (WLS) -- After Pfizer's COVID vaccine was authorized for kids ages 12-15, several mass vaccination sites and Chicago area hospitals are already taking appointments for young teens to get vaccinated.Five Cook County mass vaccination sites that offer the Pfizer vaccine are expanding their hours from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. starting Tuesday...
    Coronavirus vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna appeared to remain effective against a subtype of the Indian virus variant, according to early findings presented Tuesday from researchers at Emory University.  The findings, posted to bioRxiv late Monday ahead of peer review, suggested the B.1.617.1 variant dealt an approximate seven-fold reduction in protection from prior infection and vaccination. However,...
    On the same day that Orange County recorded some of its most positive coronavirus statistics to date — nearing the least-restrictive yellow tier in the state’s reopening blueprint — hundreds of protesters gathered to blast the Board of Supervisors for a proposal to create “vaccine passports,” or digital records that document COVID-19 vaccination status. ...
    The Biden administration announced a new program Tuesday in which ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft will give free rides to anyone who needs a ride to get vaccinated. We’re working hard to ensure transportation is less of a barrier when it comes to getting a COVID-19 vaccine. And I’m excited to share that starting May...
    QUEUES of people waited for Covid jabs at a football stadium only to find out they had accidentally lined up for the club’s season tickets instead. Plymouth Argyle’s ground is used as a vaccination centre but there was confusion with stewarding as next season’s footie passes went on sale. ???? Read our coronavirus live blog for...
    (CBS4) – The State of Colorado is now offering to create COVID vaccination events at any business anywhere in the state. Colorado’s governor is hoping to reach people who might find it difficult to get a shot because of work. The program is set to start up later in the month of May, and meant...
    (CNN) — President Joe Biden announced additional steps toward promoting vaccine accessibility, including free rides on Uber and Lyft to vaccination sites, to help meet the administration’s goal of 70% of adults getting at least one coronavirus shot by July 4. Uber and Lyft will provide free rides to and from vaccination sites until July 4...
    More than a year ago, it was recognized that there might be a problem with getting America vaccinated that went beyond the availability of vaccine. That’s because a large number of Americans have, just in the last few years, increasingly become not just anti-vax, but anti-science. When people are convinced that the vaccine is loaded...
    U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday announced new ways to help more Americans get vaccinated against the coronavirus pandemic.  The White House said that Biden, as he met with a bipartisan group of U.S. governors, will lay out plans for the ride-sharing companies Lyft and Uber to provide free rides to and from vaccination sites...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF / CNN) — President Joe Biden announced additional steps toward promoting vaccine accessibility, including free rides on Uber and Lyft to vaccination sites, to help meet the administration’s goal of 70% of adults getting at least one coronavirus shot by July 4. Uber and Lyft, both headquartered in San Francisco, will provide...
    President Joe Biden announced Uber and Lyft will provide free rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination facilities as several GOP governors told him some residents of their states remain unvaccinated because they could not be bothered to find a jab. The ride-hailing companies “are really stepping up” by providing transportation to places where the inoculations...
    President Joe Biden announced Uber and Lyft will provide free rides to and from COVID-19 vaccination facilities as several GOP governors told him some residents of their states remain unvaccinated because they could not be bothered to find a jab. The ride-hailing companies “are really stepping up” by providing transportation to places where the inoculations...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The University of Maryland Medical System was awarded a state grant of nearly $3 million to expand COVID-19 mobile vaccinations opportunities for the most vulnerable populations. The $2,954,595 COVID-19 Community Vaccination Funding Program grant was awarded to UMMS by Maryland’s Health Services Cost Review Commission. It will allow the system to expand...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Another sweet treat is being added to the growing list of free food being offered to those getting vaccinated against COVID-19.On Friday, Unilever says it will be giving away free popsicles and Klondike shakes to several vaccination sites across the US, including New York.The one-day event is part of the company's...
    A 32-year-old St. Paul man twice last week recorded and posted videos on social media that showed him pretending that he wanted a COVID-19 vaccine, but instead walking off with the vials that he said were “poison” and wanted to have tested in a lab. Thomas Edward Humphrey, who touts his involvement with an anti-governmental...
    Joe Raedle/Getty Images The White House is launching a new partnership with Uber and Lyft to help enable the distribution of Covid-19 vaccines. White House Covid-19 coordinator Jeff Zients announced the program in a Tuesday call with state governors. The two companies had previously offered free or discounted rides to Americans seeking to get vaccinated,...
    More On: COVID vaccine Where to buy vaccine card holders and why you need one Big vax: McDonald’s redesigns coffee cups to promote COVID shot Shots on the house: Oblivious nurse gives patient way more than one COVID vax dose Gov. Cuomo defends ex-aide Schwartz amid AG’s probe of alleged vax-for-play Uber and Lyft...
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    (CNN)President Joe Biden is set to announce additional steps toward promoting vaccine accessibility, including free rides on Uber and Lyft to vaccination sites, to help meet the administration's goal of 70% of adults getting at least one coronavirus shot by July 4.Uber and Lyft will provide free rides to and from vaccination sites until July...
    President Biden on Tuesday is set to announce a partnership with ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to provide free rides to anyone going to a COVID-19 vaccination aapointment through July 4, the White House said.  BIDEN SAYS WEARING MASKS INSIDE 'STILL GOOD POLICY,' EVEN WHEN VACCINATED The White House said Tuesday that as part of...
    More On: COVID vaccine Big vax: McDonald’s redesigns coffee cups to promote COVID shot Shots on the house: Oblivious nurse gives patient way more than one COVID vax dose Gov. Cuomo defends ex-aide Schwartz amid AG’s probe of alleged vax-for-play Only about 10 percent of NYC shelter residents have been vaccinated Phone, wallet, keys...
    In this article LYFTA Lyft logo is installed on a Lyft driver's car next to an Uber sticker in Pittsburgh.Gene J. Puskar | APUber and Lyft will offer free rides to vaccination sites until July 4 as part of new White House partnership, the Biden administration announced on Tuesday. "By helping Americans get a free...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Uber and Lyft will now give you a free ride to a vaccination clinic if you need one. President Joe Biden announced the ride-sharing companies’ plan Tuesday as part of his push to get 70-percent of adults across the country at least one shot by July 4th. READ MORE: You Can Now...
    By Jana Kadah Bay City News Foundation SANTA CLARA (CBS SF/BCN) — Santa Clara County leaders want eligible youth to get vaccinated, and they’re pulling out all the stops to make sure it happens. READ MORE: San Leandro Police Investigating Weekend Attack On Elderly Asian American Man From Tuesday to Thursday, teens from...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Former Pittsburgh Steelers have partnered with UPMC to urge people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. READ MORE: Sheetz Raises Hourly Wages By $2 For All Employees Permanently, Introduces Summer Stimulus Program Jerome Bettis, Ryan Shazier, Will Allen and Franco Harris all recorded messages voicing their support of...
    VIDEO2:0002:00Universities can require students vaccinations for Covid-19The News with Shepard Smith With the latest announcements from the State University of New York and the City University of New York, hundreds of thousands of students will now be required to get the Covid-19 vaccine. On Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the SUNY and CUNY...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — With the CDC expected to give final approval for use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine in kids age 12 and up on Wednesday, the Chicago Department of Public Health announced it will make the shots available to children 12 and older at its mass vaccination sites on Thursday. The U.S. Food and Drug...
    The Food and Drug Administration acted on Monday to expand Pfizer-BioNTech’s emergency use authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine to include kids ages 12-15. Now, many are wondering how quickly those shots will make it into the newly eligible population’s arms. "Having a vaccine authorized for a younger population is a critical step in continuing to...
    In this article PFEVIDEO2:4502:45Director of NIH says vaccinating children a way to get back to normalThe News with Shepard SmithNow that Pfizer's Covid vaccine has been approved for children ages 12 to 15, more schools may be able to reopen fully in person this fall. Yet the question remains whether schools will require students to...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Gov. Tim Walz is slated to sit in a bipartisan roundtable Tuesday with six other governors to discuss Minnesota’s success in vaccination efforts. Currently, Minnesota is in the top five states for the percentage of vaccine doses administered, boasting a rate of nearly 90%. Meanwhile, some other states are experiencing...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Gov. Charlie Baker will be part of a bipartisan group of governors meeting with President Joe Biden Tuesday afternoon to talk about their COVID-19 vaccination programs. The president will have a virtual call at 1 p.m. with Baker, Maine’s Janet Mills, Ohio’s Mike DeWine, Utah’s Spencer Cox, Minnesota’s Tim Walz and New...
    A man walks on a beach on Mahe Island in Seychelles on April 6, 2021. Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images Seychelles and the Maldives have reported more new COVID-19 cases per 100,000 people in the past 7 days than any other nations. Both island nations have been praised for their efforts in vaccinating...
    While the vaccination campaign in both countries has been very slow, Australia on Monday began vaccinating its athletes against Covid 19 to compete in the Tokyo Olympics in two months. Swimming champion Kate Campbell, who is competing in her fourth Olympics in Japan (two gold, one silver, two bronze), is one of the first to...
    SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KGO) -- At Levi's Stadium, the largest COVID-19 mass vaccination site in California, Santa Clara County is turning its attention to youth and getting them in as soon as possible.In partnership with the San Francisco 49ers, county officials are preparing to host three teenage vaccination nights on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday this...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact across the world and also in cities across Northern California. The latest number of confirmed cases in the U.S. can be found at the CDC's 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the U.S. page. (The CDC updates the webpage on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.)Join anchor...
    LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Although vaccination rates in Los Angeles County are slowing, the region could reach herd immunity by this summer, health officials say.The projection comes as vaccination expands to a younger age group and is being made available without an appointment.The Pfizer vaccine is now the first to be approved in the United...
    Michigan will be lifting its rule on May 24 that requires employers to allow employees to work from home if possible in light of surpassing a 55 percent coronavirus vaccination rate. As the Associated Press reports, passing the 55 percent threshold is part of Democratic Michigan Gov. Gretchen WhitmerGretchen WhitmerDetroit police chief planning GOP gubernatorial...