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How Republican Vaccine Opposition Got to This Point

New York Times
After Sherri Tenpenny, a Cleveland-area doctor, falsely suggested during a hearing last month in the Ohio House of Representatives that Covid vaccines left people “magnetized” and could “interface” with 5G cellular towers, Republican lawmakers thanked her for her “enlightening” testimony. In Congress, Republicans who once praised the Trump administration for......

Biden accuses social media platforms of

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Biden accuses social media platforms of “killing people” through COVID-19 misinformation – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden accused Facebook and other social media companies of “killing people” by allowing the spread of COVID-19 misinformation online. Lilia Luciano......

Biden on Facebook: ‘They’re killing people’ with vaccine misinformation

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden on Friday said platforms like Facebook are killing people by allowing Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on their services. Asked what his message was to platforms like Facebook regarding Covid-19 disinformation, Biden said “They’re killing people.” “I mean they......

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on how misinformation fuels vaccine hesitancy

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy on how misinformation fuels vaccine hesitancy – CBS News Watch CBSN Live U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss his new advisory on how to combat the growing wave......

U.S. Surgeon General calls COVID-19 and vaccine misinformation a

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Surgeon General calls COVID-19 and vaccine misinformation a “serious threat to public health” – CBS News Watch CBSN Live LA County leaders are reinstating an indoor mask mandate amid an uptick in COVID transmission as the U.S. Surgeon......

Canada likely to reopen border to vaccinated Americans in August

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Toronto — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday Canada could start allowing Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus into Canada as of mid-August for non-essential travel. He said the country should be in a position to welcome fully vaccinated......

Surgeon general issues warning over vaccine misinformation as White House turns up the heat on Facebook

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here “I am urging all Americans to help slow the spread of health misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond,” Murthy wrote in a 22-page advisory released Thursday. “Health misinformation is a serious threat to public health. It can cause......

Ex-top Tennessee COVID-19 vaccine official says she was sent dog muzzle before firing

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams Tennessee’s former top COVID-19 vaccine official says she was sent a dog muzzle before she was fired. Michelle Fiscus was terminated from the Tennessee Department of Health on Monday, alleging she was used as a scapegoat to......

Lisa Shaw death: Husband calls for vaccine choice

BBC
There is a known likely side-effect to the AstraZeneca vaccine that is very rare, known as vaccine-induced thrombosis and thrombocytopenia (VITT). That’s a condition where clots form in combination with low platelet levels, and that is something that doesn’t happen naturally. Therefore, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)......

Big 12 Delivers Clear Vaccine Message as Media Days Open

Sports Illustrated
SI – For more and to sign up click here Ross Dellenger ARLINGTON, Texas — Pop star Olivia Rodrigo met with president Joe Biden on Wednesday in the nation’s capital as part of an effort to encourage young people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. About 1,300 miles away, deep in......

Cruise line sues Florida over COVID-19 vaccine passport ban

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Florida’s surgeon general in an effort to prevent the state from carrying out its so-called “vaccine passport” ban barring businesses from requiring customers to provide proof of vaccination. ......

Norwegian Cruise Line sues Florida surgeon general to end vaccine passport ban

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Norwegian Jewel cruise ship is in lock down while health authorities test a man for Coronavirus on February 14, 2020 in Sydney, Australia. Lisa Maree Williams | Getty Images News | Getty Images Norwegian Cruise Line filed a lawsuit......

FDA adds warning of risk for rare neurological disorder to Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here FDA adds warning of risk for rare neurological disorder to Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine – CBS News Watch CBSN Live The FDA added a warning to the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, saying it might be linked to......

S.Korea COVID-19 vaccine rollout grinds to halt as new cases hit record high

Reuters
Women walk on an empty street amid tightened social distancing rules due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Seoul, South Korea, July 12, 2021. REUTERS/Heo Ran Shot bookings for 1.67 mln people aged 55-59 on hold for week Govt website crashes, available supplies now booked up Vaccination pace slows......

Texas Democrats Leave State, Biden On Voting Rights, FDA Adds Warning To J&J Vaccine : Up First

NPR
NPR Texas House Democrats left the state on Monday in a second high-profile effort to block controversial GOP legislation that critics have slammed as voter suppression. Also, President Biden is expected to address the need for voting rights legislation in Congress in a major speech. And, the Food & Drug......

EXCLUSIVE European efforts to assess Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine stymied by data gaps

Reuters
PARIS, July 13 (Reuters) – The developers of Russia’s Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine have repeatedly failed to provide data that regulators deem to be standard requirements of the drug approval process, according to five people with knowledge of European efforts to assess the drug, providing new insight into the country’s......

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