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Magnets, vaccines and the toll the conspiracy of misinformation takes on our ability to protect ourselves

USA Today
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Science deniers continue to mislead, fueling suspicions, imperiling lives. They are judging or ostracizing people who want a vaccine, creating fear.        Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page – click here Break’n......

Biden: US donation of 500 million vaccines will ‘supercharge’ global virus fight

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Peter Sullivan President BidenJoe BidenWhite House announces major boost to global vaccine supply U.S. in talks to buy Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine to send abroad: report Pentagon to consider authorizing airstrikes in Afghanistan if country falls into crisis: report MORE......

Top international health officials worry about new Covid variants that may be able to evade vaccines

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A medical worker injects a man with a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a hospital in Accra, capital of Ghana, May 19, 2021. Seth | Xinhua News Agency | Getty Images Top health officials in Europe and Africa said......

Washington state to allow free pot with vaccines

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Reid Wilson The Washington state agency charged with overseeing the legal recreational cannabis market will allow licensed retailers to give free marijuana to those who receive a coronavirus vaccine at in-store vaccination clinics. In a statement Monday, the Washington......

As Vaccines Turn Pandemic’s Tide, U.S. and Europe Diverge on Path Forward

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here LONDON — Over Memorial Day weekend, 135,000 people jammed the oval at the Indianapolis 500. Restaurants across the United States were thronged with customers as mask mandates were being discarded. The formula, which gained the Biden administration’s blessing,......

Japan eyes sending coronavirus vaccines to Vietnam – NHK

Reuters
Health workers wait for their turn as Vietnam starts its official rollout of AstraZeneca’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine for health workers, at Hai Duong Hospital for Tropical Diseases, Hai Duong province, Vietnam, March 8, 2021. REUTERS/Thanh Hue Japan is considering sending coronavirus vaccine doses to Vietnam, NHK public television reported......

Nepalese PM calls on UK to provide vaccines as cases surge

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“The UK is a leading donor to COVAX, the international initiative to procure and distribute vaccines equitably,” the spokesperson added. “We have committed £548 million to the scheme that will provide more than a billion vaccines to developing countries, including Nepal, this year.” BBC – For more and to sign......

IMF and World Bank urge G7 to release surplus vaccines

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The heads of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank on Thursday urged the Group of Seven advanced economies to release any excess COVID-19 vaccines to developing countries as soon as possible, and called on manufacturers to ramp up production. In a joint statement to the G7, IMF Managing Director......

Eye Opener: Biden introduces new COVID-19 vaccine incentives

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Eye Opener: Biden introduces new COVID-19 vaccine incentives – CBS News Watch CBSN Live President Biden introduces new incentives to get 70% of U.S. adults partially vaccinated against COVID-19 by July 4. Also, one of the nation’s leading meat......

From Racial Justice to Dirty Air, California’s New AG Plots a Progressive Health Care Agenda

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Angela Hart California Attorney General Rob Bonta, a longtime Democratic state lawmaker, comes to his new role well known for pursuing an unabashedly progressive agenda on criminal justice issues. He has pushed for legislation to eliminate cash bail and to ban for-profit prisons and detention centers. But Bonta also has......

Some evangelicals spread falsehoods about COVID vaccines while the world is desperate

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY On a recent call with more than a dozen global evangelical leaders, and after hearing reports from and Indian leader, I mentioned that one of my recent social media posts on vaccines had provoked a strong (and mostly......

Taiwan says working hard to get vaccines, infections fall

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Soldiers wear protective suits as they disinfect a street following the recent surge of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, in Tucheng district of New Taipei City, Taiwan May 27, 2021. REUTERS/Ann Wang Taiwan is working hard to get the almost 20 million COVID-19 vaccines it has ordered as soon as possible......

S.Korea says 1 mln doses of J&J COVID-19 vaccines to arrive this week from U.S.

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A box of Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccines is seen at the Forem vaccination centre in Pamplona, Spain, April 22, 2021. REUTERS/Vincent West/File Photo South Korea’s Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said on Sunday that 1 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) (JNJ.N) coronavirus vaccines will arrive this......

Oregon reports spike in wasted COVID vaccines

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Tim Gruver, The Center Square Oregon is tossing COVID-19 vaccines at four times the rate that it was three weeks ago, state health officials reported on Tuesday. Since December, 9,090 vaccine doses were wasted, spoiled or expired, the Oregon......

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