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    New York City’s Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) changed the city’s Chinese coronavirus vaccine mandate for all city workers by eliminating the testing option and threatening to place them on unpaid leave if they do not comply by October 29. City workers will receive a $500 incentive payment if they receive at least one dose...
    Americans are confounded by the continually evolving coronavirus mitigation rules, laws and mandates because President Biden himself appears to be, Jesse Watters said Monday, after the the president was photographed violating D.C.'s mask mandate while at a upscale Italian restaurant over the weekend. Biden was pictured without a mask at Fiola Mare, eliciting reporters to...
    NEW JERSEY (WABC) -- A new vaccine mandate is now in effect in New Jersey.Starting today, all school and state workers have to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or show proof of negative tests.Next month, the same mandate goes into effect for workers at child care facilities in the Garden State.The mandates have become a major...
    Russia is reporting its largest daily number of new coronavirus infections, more than 70% up on the number a month ago as the country faces a sustained rise in cases. The national coronavirus task force on Sunday said 34,303 new infections were recorded in the previous day, compared with the 20,174 reported Sept. 19. The...
    MOSCOW — Russia’s daily death toll from COVID-19 has exceeded 1,000 for the first time as the country faces a sustained wave of rising infections. The national coronavirus task force on Saturday reported 1,002 deaths in the previous day, up from 999 on Friday, along with 33,208 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, more than 1,000...
    The Baltimore police union told its officers Friday not to reveal their coronavirus vaccine status due to the city’s lack of communication.  “It is understandable that our members have questions about a policy with so little information being provided by the city. Until the city responds to our right to bargain these issues, or the...
    President Joe Biden’s coronavirus vaccine mandate has received much criticism, and numerous Ohio clergy members are also voicing opposition to it. Clergy representing more than 100 congregations in the state are voicing their disapproval of the mandate and have penned an open letter to the president, Front Lines Ohio reported Sunday. “On September 9th, your...
    ROME — Italy’s universal vaccine mandate for workers went into effect Friday, triggering countrywide strikes and protest rallies. In the northern city of Trieste, for example, over 5,000 protesters flooded the port and rejected offers of free coronavirus tests while in Genoa the ferry terminal as well as the international airport terminal have been blocked...
    A Chicago police union boss is calling on cops to buck the Windy City’s requirement to report their coronavirus vaccination status by Friday. On Tuesday, Fraternal Order of Police President John Catanzara threatened to take legal action against Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot (D) over the requirement. Under Lightfoot’s rules, officers must confirm their vaccine status...
    Archbishop for the Military Services, USA Reverend Timothy P. Broglio said Tuesday that while the Catholic Church has deemed coronavirus vaccines morally permissible, that does not preclude a service member from believing they would violate their conscience. Broglio said in a statement: Earlier this year, I affirmed that the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Workers in San Francisco now have to do what their customers have had to do since August: show proof of the COVID-19 vaccine.Starting Wednesday, October 13, workers at establishments like restaurants, gyms and bars must have the COVID vaccine to remain employed."I didn't even know it was a deadline to be...
    President Biden’s vaccine mandate for large businesses came one step closer to reality on Tuesday after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) submitted the initial text of an emergency vaccine rule to the Office of Management and Budget for review.  Last month, the president announced businesses with more than 100 employees will be required...
    A former physical education teacher of the year may lose his job due to his decision to not be vaccinated against the coronavirus or be tested, according to News Nation Now. “Currently, I am on unpaid leave from my school,” Kahseim Outlaw, who teaches at Lyman Hall High School in Wallingford, Connecticut, said Monday during an...
    The Janey administration is scrambling to deal with what could be more than 1,000 city workers suspended at the start of this coming work week as City Hall begins to crack down on people out of compliance with coronavirus vaccine mandates. As of the end of this past work week, about 1,200 city workers were...
    By The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Cruise ships are returning to San Francisco after a 19-month hiatus brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor London Breed announced the Majestic Princess will sail into the port of San Francisco on Monday. It’s the first cruise ship to dock in the San Francisco Bay Area since...
    MOSCOW — Russia has reached another record daily death toll from COVID-19, with 968 deaths registered on Saturday. The national coronavirus task force has reported a persistent rise, with nearly daily records in October. It’s about 100 more daily deaths than in late September. The task force also reported more than 29,000 new...
    The Florida Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously in favor of sanctioning eight school districts with mask mandates that do not allow parents to opt out. The eight districts — Alachua, Brevard, Broward, Duval, Leon, Miami-Dade, Orange and Palm Beach — could potentially face funding cutbacks if they do not show that they have complied with...
    FIRST ON FOX: Top GOP House lawmakers on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee called on President Biden Thursday to reverse his COVID-19 mandates and warned it could have adverse effects on the airline industry. In a letter obtained by Fox News to the president, ranking member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo.,...
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has reinstated a mask mandate for employees and visitors at several Maryland state agency buildings. The mandate, which takes effect Thursday, applies to the Louis L. Goldstein Treasury Building, the Revenue Administration Building, the Annapolis Data Center, the Comptroller’s Baltimore Office, regional branch offices, satellite offices and the Motor Fuel Laboratory....
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- The Visiting Nurses Association on Manhattan's East Side is just one home health care agency bracing for possible staffing shortages today, as another vaccine mandate takes effect.Workers in adult care facilities, home health agencies, long-term home health care programs and hospice care across the state of New York have until Thursday...
                        Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) hinted Tuesday she may follow President Joe Biden’s lead and support a coronavirus vaccine mandate in the state. Whitmer was asked about the federal mandate for federal government employees and employers with 100 or more workers, and the...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- New York City is now considering expanding its vaccine mandate to more city employees like cops and firefighters.There was a tense scene in Harlem on Wednesday as a man opened fire on police - and dozens of officers swarmed the block to protect the neighborhood and each other.But when it...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The right of individuals to decline the coronavirus vaccine and the right of businesses to require it as a condition of employment are at the center of debate over proposed House Republican legislation limiting employers’ ability to mandate COVID-19 vaccination. Lawmakers on Wednesday began additional hearings on the bill after a...
    A group of people demonstrating against the coronavirus vaccine tore down a COVID-19 testing site in New York City during a protest Monday.  Hundreds of demonstrators gathered to protest the coronavirus vaccine mandate for public school employees, according to a report from The Washington Post.  According to a mandate issued by New York City Mayor...
    Orange County, California, a non-mask mandate county, has a lower coronavirus case rate than neighboring Los Angeles County, which enforces mask wearing, a new report found.  The number of coronavirus cases per 100,000 people sits at five in Orange County, while Los Angeles County has nine cases per 100,000 people, SFGate reported Monday. The two...
    Police officers in Leesburg, Virginia, spoke out during a town council meeting about what could happen if the coronavirus vaccine is mandated. Leesburg Police Department employee Josh Carter said during a town council meeting that the town could lose several police officers if they are required to get the coronavirus vaccine. “If you decide to...
    By The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — The leader of a Mississippi pediatricians’ organization is urging school districts to keep mask mandates in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. Dr. Anita Henderson of Hattiesburg is president of the Mississippi Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She says about 30% of youths ages 12...
    By The Associated Press NEW YORK — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor denied an emergency appeal from a group of teachers to block New York City’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for public school teachers and other staff from going into effect. Sotomayor ruled on Friday, after the teachers filed for the injunction with her on Thursday...
    A group of New York educators has filed an emergency lawsuit asking the Supreme Court to overturn the city's "draconian" coronavirus vaccine mandate before it goes into effect. In the lawsuit filed Thursday against the New York City Department of Education, Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter, Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, and...
    Opinions on vaccine mandates largely shift based on political party, as Democrats overwhelmingly support the concept and Republicans oppose, a Thursday poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found. Overall, the survey showed 51 percent of Americans support President Biden’s proposal, which requires companies with over 100 employees to either mandate the...
    With the deadline looming for D.C. government workers to get at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot, around 75% of them are reporting that they are fully vaccinated. Those who have not submitted their vaccination status by Thursday risk losing their licenses or jobs. DC Health said 89% of government employees have submitted their vaccination status,...
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) on Wednesday proposed legislation which would require proof of a coronavirus vaccination or a negative coronavirus test in order to fly domestically ahead of the holiday season. “We know that air travel during the 2020 holiday season contributed to last winter’s devastating COVID-19 surge. We simply cannot allow that to happen...
    United Airlines is planning to fire nearly 600 employees who have refused to get vaccinated against Chinese coronavirus, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. The company announced in August to its 67,000 U.S. employees that they must get vaccinated by September 27, seek an exemption, or face termination. Since the deadline has passed, company...
    A judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by police officers challenging Denver’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate, concluding that the officers failed to follow protocol for opposing such a policy. A group of seven Denver police officers sued the city last week, contending that it did not have the power to enforce the vaccine mandate under...
    Companies that fail to adhere to the Biden administration’s coronavirus rules, including the anticipated employer vaccine mandate, could face fines up to $700,000 thanks to Democrats, who snuck the severe monetary penalties into the controversial 2,465-page spending bill. The far-left’s $3.5 trillion spending bill includes severe penalties that can be levied against companies that fail...
    SANTA CRUZ COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- Santa Cruz County announced it's dropping its indoor mask mandate effective immediately.That comes as a new CDC forecast model shows that COVID hospitalizations are likely to drop by nearly half in the next two weeks. And that same model shows cases and deaths will continue to decline over the...
                        Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) chief medical advisor is hitting the exit amid the latest coronavirus surge in the state. Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, a deputy director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and Whitmer’s point person in the virus, is...
    California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday a potential statewide coronavirus vaccine mandate is "on the table" for students 12 and older and his office is discussing it with school districts across the state.  "We’re working very closely with their staff to understand the logistical challenges and hurdles," Newsom told reporters, according to the Sacramento Bee. "There...
    Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) has officially cosponsored legislation offered by Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ), which would nix President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate, stopping the federal government from requiring employers to require vaccines or implement weekly testing programs. “Joe Biden claims the U.S. Constitution empowers a president to mandate vaccines. He is wrong. Under the Constitution, states,...
    Los Angeles is considering a sweeping law requiring adult customers to show proof of full vaccination to enter indoor restaurants, coffee shops, gyms, shopping centers, museums, movie theaters and hair and nail salons. The plan would be one of the strictest vaccine orders to date and will be considered by the City Council on...
    Seven Denver Police Department officers filed a lawsuit against the Democrat-run city due to its coronavirus vaccine mandate, accusing Mayor Michael Hancock and other officials of attempting to illegally implement the requirement. CPR News reports: Hancock ordered city employees and certain “high-risk” workers in the private sector to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in August. The deadline for...
    United Federation of Teachers (UFT) is encouraging its members to “document issues” related to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s quarantine mandate by posting photos of student violators. “If you encounter issues in your classroom related to the mayor’s new quarantine guidelines for students, including cases where students are not able to maintain 3...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Officials will battle it out in court over New York City's vaccine mandate for school employees.In New York City, all public school teachers and employees were supposed to be vaccinated with at least one shot by Monday.However, the court granted a temporary injunction, which means the city can't enforce the...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A new roadblock could put New York City's vaccine mandate for schools in jeopardy as it closes in on Monday's deadline.A federal appeals court has temporarily delayed the city from implementing its vaccine requirement for public school employees.The temporary restraining order was granted by a judge on the federal government's...
    By The Associated Press NEW YORK — New York City schools have been temporarily blocked from enforcing a vaccine mandate for its teachers and other workers by a federal appeals judge days before it was to take effect. The mandate for the the nation’s largest school system was set to go into effect Monday. But...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- A judge dealt New York City a major victory Wednesday in the fight to get city workers vaccinated.Judge Laurence Love sided with New York City on Wednesday, allowing Mayor Bill De Blasio to go ahead with the COVID vaccine mandate for all city workers, including Department of Education employees.The judge...
    The union that represents about 1,800 Massachusetts State Police troopers went before a judge Wednesday asking for a delay in the implementation of Gov. Charlie Baker's state employee coronavirus vaccine mandate. The union's lawsuit filed last week asks for the delay so the union can "negotiate the terms and conditions of their employment." An attorney...
    Some black voters are trashing President Biden’s approval rating after the administration mandated vaccines for medium and large businesses on September 8, a Monday Morning Consult poll revealed. According to the survey, Biden’s job performance has shrunk five points to 71 percent among black voters since the vaccine mandate. Black voters disapproval of Biden also...
    Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe called on childcare providers in the state to require the coronavirus vaccine for their employees on Wednesday.  The announcement, which was released exclusively to The Hill, is the latest call from the former governor to mandate vaccines in various sectors in the state.  “The only way we are going...
    Appearing Monday on MSNBC, White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said he would support a coronavirus vaccine mandate for school-aged children as part of an effort to combat the pandemic. [email protected] asks Dr. Fauci whether a Covid vaccine for kids 5 to 11 will be available before Halloween. "I think theres a really good chance...