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    This article was written by WTOP’s news partner InsideNoVa.com and republished with permission. Sign up for InsideNoVa.com’s free email subscription today. A petition to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for school employees and all eligible students failed this week when the Virginia Department of Health opted to take no action on the request. In a decision posted Monday, the...
    Newsmax, a conservative news network that rose to prominence in the final months of the 2020 presidential election, will not renew the contract of a reporter who earlier this year floated a baseless conspiracy theory about coronavirus vaccines.   Emerald Robinson, a White House correspondent for the outlet, was pulled off the air by Newsmax in early November after she...
    Adolescents and young adults who experience myocarditis, a type of heart inflammation, after receiving COVID-19 vaccines typically have mild cases and recover quickly, a new study finds. Researchers at the University of Utah, Boston Children's Hospital, and other institutions evaluated health records from 139 patients under age 21 who suffered the condition following vaccination. Among...
    British researchers have found that patients who received a first Pfizer-BioNTech or AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine dose followed by a second Moderna shot developed an improved immune response.  The research, published on Monday in The Lancet, determined that those who received a Moderna dose after an initial Pfizer-BioNTech or AstraZeneca shot experienced higher antibody and T-cell...
    BRUSSELS (AP) — Thousands of Belgian health care workers rallied Tuesday in Brussels to oppose mandatory COVID-19 vaccines and to demand better working conditions as a surge in new cases weighs heavily on hospitals. Around 4,000 people – some with placards reading “Save your nurse, one day she will be the one saving you,” or...
    According to the New York Times, 5.2 million people have already died from Covid worldwide. Countries like the United States are struggling to get every person vaccinated against this pandemic.  But in the United States, we take access to vaccines almost for granted.  Meanwhile, in other nations, vaccine access is severely limited.  In the Central...
    A child reacts while receiving a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at Smoketown Family Wellness Center in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., November 8, 2021.Jon Cherry | Reuters LONDON — Covid-19 vaccine mandates continue to be a divisive topic of debate, and the subject remains as salient as ever while the world grapples not...
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The European Union drug regulator gave its backing Tuesday to mixing different types of vaccines in initial vaccination and booster campaigns to battle the coronavirus. The European Medicines Agency said in a statement that using different types of vaccines together, known as heterologous vaccination, can provide protection against COVID-19. The...
    (CNN)On Thanksgiving morning, Covid reminded us that neither death nor mutations take a holiday. And while the virus gathers strength, a pandemic of pandemic fatigue undermines our ability to stop the virus. The newly discovered Omicron variant quickly led to border closures, a stock market plunge, and a collective sigh of despair: Will the pandemic...
              more   Live from Music Row Monday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. – host Leahy welcomed former New York Times reporter and author of the new book, Pandemia, Alex Berenson to the newsmakers line to discuss his...
    Officials are increasingly pushing coronavirus vaccines on 5-11-year olds, despite the fact that hospitalizations and mortality rates among children are extremely low, according to data from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). On Monday, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) announced a new set of vaccine mandates, extending to both the private sector...
    (CNN)Americans have a common enemy in Covid-19. Cases and hospitalizations are once again rising around the country.But the nation's leaders continue to have opposing ideas about how to fight that enemy. We've written before, repeatedly, about the divide between red and blue states in dealing with the pandemic -- usually on masks and vaccines.The latest...
    CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – It was a nonstop Monday morning at the Inman Square Pharmacy in Cambridge. “It’s, it’s been a lot,” said pharmacist Karen Horbowicz. She could be seen running back and forth behind the counter, both filling prescriptions and doling out COVID-19 vaccines. READ MORE: Massachusetts Reports 11,199 New COVID-19 Cases, 26...
    The left-wing lunatics at Merriam-Webster changed the definition of “anti-vaxxer” into “a person who opposes the use of vaccines or regulations mandating vaccination.” In fact, that’s the very first line of the definition, which changed at the end of September: : a person who opposes the use of vaccines or regulations mandating vaccination // Some self-identified anti-vaxxers are vehemently against all vaccines....
    Pfizer has been accused of paying experts to discredit the coronavirus vaccine made by its rival AstraZeneca.  It is alleged to have funded a presentation in which speakers claimed AZ's jab could cause cancer and was not safe for immunosuppressed patients. The speech was said to have taken place at an educational seminar in Canada...
    Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., argued New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is "in a contest" with other liberal leaders to have the most radical COVID vaccine proposals, after he announced the vaccine mandate would apply to private sector workers at the end of December. Sen. Cotton joined the "Brian Kilmeade Show" to discuss the...
    One of the kookiest claims of anti-vaxxers is that they can “reverse” a COVID-19 vaccination if someone has been vaccinated but now regrets it. According to the Daily Beast’s Mark Hay, the Niatonin Protocol is a mixture that anti-vaxxers have been promoting on a Telegram channel — although the person who developed it denies being...
    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the city would be implementing a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all private sector employers, he said during an interview on MSNBC Monday. The vaccine requirement will go into effect on Dec. 27, according to De Blasio’s announcement. He called the move a “pre-emptive strike” on the new...
    Stop me if this sounds familiar. It’s been kind of a hard year, but I felt optimistic about the holidays. My wife and I had just scheduled our COVID-19 boosters. Even better, we’d been able to get our young child vaccinated. We imagined a cautious return to simple family pleasures like indoor dining — and...
    Notorious GOP dirty trickster Roger Stone has become a "key connector" bringing anti-vaccine conspiracy theorists into the Republican Party. "In October, a conference filled with anti-vaccine activists in Nashville, Tenn., received a high-profile political guest: former President Donald Trump's son, Eric Trump," NPR reported. "The day before Trump's speech, a homeopathic doctor named Edward Group...
    New York (CNN Business)All private sector employers in New York City will now be required to implement a Covid-19 vaccine mandate by December 27, the city's mayor Bill De Blasio announced Monday. Public sector workers were already subject to vaccine mandates. This new move, which De Blasio announced Monday on MSNBC, means everyone who works...
    The District is making significant changes to city-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites effective Monday, expanding vaccine availability and ease-of-access for families. Starting Monday, parents and their children can get vaccinated together instead of seeking appointments at separate clinics. According to the D.C. Health Department, pediatric vaccines for kids aged 5 to 11 are now available at...
                                            Presented by Uber     Welcome to The Hill’s Morning Report. It is Monday! We get you up to speed on the most important developments in politics and policy, plus trends to watch. Alexis Simendinger...
              moreby Roger Kimball   Last week, I dusted off my Chinese-flu soapbox and said a word or two about (cue the scary music) the Omicron variant. It sounds like the title of a Robert Ludlum novel, doesn’t it? A friend told me about a parlor game that the journalist Christopher Hitchens and his pals used to...
    STR | NurPhoto | Getty Images The new omicron Covid variant poses a greater risk for the unvaccinated and there's reason to believe that current vaccines are going to be "quite effective," a former White House advisor said Monday. "What we know for sure is that it is a dangerous variant for people who have...
    Hong Kong (CNN)Little is known about the potential dangers posed by the Omicron coronavirus variant but concern over its spread is already threatening to wreck reopening plans in Asia-Pacific. After more than 20 months of strict border controls and restrictions on daily life, many countries in the region had tentatively started to loosen up and...
    Health officials are finding more and more cases of the omicron variant here in the U.S., including several cases found in Maryland. The D.C. forensic lab is responsible for identifying variants within the city and even finding new ones that may spread. Right now, the lab sequences nearly 8% of all positive test results...
    New York, NY (CNN)The media may not be paying enough attention to the influence of Christian broadcasters when it comes to Covid-19, CNN chief media correspondent Brian Stelter said on "Reliable Sources" Sunday. Marcus Lamb, who made an anti-vax stance his crusade, died Thursday after being hospitalized for Covid-19. Marcus Lambs career and anti-vax message...
    Maria Van Kerkhove, the World Health Organization's (WHO) COVID-19 technical lead, said on Sunday that the coronavirus vaccine donations that the U.S. has made are "not enough" and other countries need to step up in order to help lower-income countries get vaccinated. CBS's "Face the Nation" host Margaret Brennan asked Kerkhove on Sunday why WHO's COVAX...
    Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty An illustration picture taken in London on December 2, 2021 shows a vial with Covid-19 vaccine sticker attached, beside syringes and a screen displaying the word "omicron", the name of the new covid 19 variant. If the omicron variant of the coronavirus is different enough from the original variant, it’s possible...
    Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said on Sunday “there’s reason to believe” that variant-specific immunizations might not work against other COVID-19 variations. “Face the Nation” moderator Margaret Brennan asked Gottlieb on CBS if the Biden administration needed to look at getting vaccine manufacturers to “reboot” existing COVID-19 vaccines in order to tackle the new omicron variant. Noting...
    Markus Lohi, chairman of the Finnish parliament’s Social Affairs and Health Committee, has said he will not support a European Union-wide vaccine mandate. The Finnish politician made his comments in reaction to a proposal by European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen, who called for the mandatory vaccination of all citizens of the European Union...
    London (CNN)The Covid-19 pandemic will not last forever.It will likely continue to fizzle and fade as it heads towards its third year, resurging with new variants and then waning in the face of vaccines, mitigation measures and human behavior. But even if the virus is never stamped out, immunity will improve and the world will...
              moreby Jack Rowing   While the science community researches the newly discovered Omicron variant of Covid-19, treatments will become even more necessary where breakthrough cases are detected and those who choose to be unvaccinated are infected. What we already know from the Covid-19 variants is that they are not going away leading to the reality...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — As the holidays get closer, there are plenty of events to attend, so it begs the question: How do we stay safe and enjoy ourselves? If the Christkindlmarket is any indication, a lot of people want to be out shopping and celebrating the holidays at some of the festive markets. Not only was...
    DENVER (CBS)- The battle against COVID-19 continues in Colorado, but the battlefield is changing. The omicron variant is beginning to spread in Colorado. Two people have been diagnosed with the new mutation, and both were fully vaccinated. Regardless, doctors say vaccination is still the best defense. (credit: CBS) READ MORE: Section Of Clear...
    Most voters are “concerned” about the “potential of harmful side effects” of coronavirus vaccines, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Friday found. While the survey found that nearly three-quarters of respondents, 74 percent, have been vaccinated and that 65 percent are at least “somewhat” confident in the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine, 54 percent also...
    One year ago, Joe Biden, who was then president-elect, promised that he “wouldn’t demand” mandatory coronavirus vaccines for the American people — a promise he has since broken, attempting to coerce millions of American workers to get the jab against their will. “No. I don’t think it should be mandatory. I wouldn’t demand it be...
    A rush of vaccine-seeking customers and staff shortages are squeezing drugstores around the U.S., leading to frazzled workers and temporary pharmacy closures. Drugstores are normally busy this time of year with flu shots and other vaccines, but now pharmacists are doling out a growing number of COVID-19 shots and giving coronavirus tests. The push for...
    Still the best thing you can do for prevention: your full three-shot series Bloomberg: Omicron Up Close: South Africa’s Experts Tell Their Stories “While people are freaking out, the other thing to stress is that if you look across the variants, the vaccines have protected against severe disease, hospitalization and death. And really, looking...
    (CNN)Brazil's Supreme Court has ordered an investigation into President Jair Bolsonaro's false claim that people who have been vaccinated against Covid-19 may have a higher risk of contracting AIDS.Bolsonaro made the untruthful claims in a live video broadcast on multiple social media platforms in October. He was temporarily suspended from both Facebook and YouTube following...
              more   Mailchimp suspended a local Minnesota group, Child Protection League (CPL), for “violating” their “terms of use” this week after the group tried to send a newsletter asking questions of the “rush to inject children” with the COVID vaccine. CPL is an activist group that is “committed to promoting the welfare of children and...
    Most voters say the federal government does not have the authority to mandate coronavirus vaccines, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Friday found. The survey asked, “Federal courts have ruled against President Joe Biden’s policy of making COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for certain employees. Should the federal government have the power to make vaccination mandatory?” Most, 57...
    BROCKTON (CBS) – Governor Charlie Baker got a booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the Shaw’s Center in Brockton Friday, urging others to do the same, especially in light of the Omicron variant. “The science on this one’s clear, the vaccines do help keep people from getting very sick from this virus and...
    Not even the Catholic schools are free in New York City, where the government has just ordered a vaccine mandate for religious and private school employees. Announced Thursday, the new directive will require employees at yeshivas, Catholic schools, and other private institutions to have at least one dose of a vaccine by December 20. The...
    Dr. Anthony Fauci on Friday admitted that public health officials have yet to prove if vaccines and boosters protect against the Omicron variant of the Chinese coronavirus but urged people to get vaccinated and boosted anyway, regardless of the current lack of data. During a Friday White House press briefing, Fauci went through a series...
    Former President Donald Trump blasted his successor as a 'one trick pony,' after the Biden administration said employers had added just 210,000 jobs in November. That number fell short of economists' forecasts even though the White House trumpeted it as showing America was getting back to work.   'America fell 340,000 jobs short of the very...
    Pregnant women, or women who soon plan to get pregnant, are not confident that the Covid vaccine is safe for them, despite what experts say, a new survey finds. The Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) Vaccine Monitor for November, published on Thursday, found only 39 percent of women in the category believe the shot is safe...
    NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- With the holiday season in fast approaching, it seems the only thing that's moving faster is the positivity rate for COVID cases -- and that will mean some decision making, particularly as we wait to see what sort of impact the new omicron variant will bring.And even as omicron garners...