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A conservative talk show host who said 'you're probably safer not getting' the vaccine is now seriously ill with COVID-19 and his family is asking people to 'PLEASE GO GET VACCINATED!'

Conservative radio talk show host Phil Valentine is hospitalized in serious condition with COVID-19, his family said. A. Martin UW Photography/Getty Images Conservative radio talk show host Phil Valentine is hospitalized with COVID-19, his family said. Valentine has said "you're probably safer not getting" the COVID-19 vaccine if you're not at high risk. His family says he now "regrets" not being more "pro-vaccine." See more stories on Insider's business page. A conservative r...
Tags: Facebook, News, Media, US, Trends, Healthcare, Vaccine, Valentine, Don, Phil, Nashville Tennessee, Johnson Johnson, Phil Valentine, Talk Radio, Coronavirus, COVID-19


A conservative radio talk show host who said 'you're probably safer not getting' the vaccine is now seriously ill with COVID-19

Conservative radio talk show host Phil Valentine is hospitalized in serious condition with COVID-19, his family said. A. Martin UW Photography/Getty Images Conservative radio talk show host Phil Valentine is hospitalized with COVID-19, his family said. Valentine has said "you're probably safer not getting" the COVID-19 vaccine if you're not at high risk. His family says he now "regrets" not being more "pro-vaccine." See more stories on Insider's business page. A conservative r...
Tags: Facebook, News, Media, US, Trends, Healthcare, Vaccine, Valentine, Don, Phil, Nashville Tennessee, Johnson Johnson, Phil Valentine, Talk Radio, Coronavirus, COVID-19


2 Democrat Senators want to make Big Tech companies liable when their algorithms promote health misinformation

Sen. Amy Klobuchar. Samuel Corum/Pool/AFP Two Democratic senators introduced a bill called The Health Misinformation Act on Thursday. It would make social-media firms liable when algorithms promote misinformation during health emergencies. The Biden administration has argued with Facebook over its role in vaccine hesitancy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Sen. Ben Ray Luján introduced a on Thursday that, if passed into law, would make social media ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter, Politics, News, Congress, Senate, US, America, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Biden, Misinformation, Kevin Martin


A clothing brand was fined $3.7 million for claiming its clothes stopped the spread of COVID-19 thanks to a special 'shield' spray

Lorna Jane is fined $3.7 million. Lorna Jane Brand Lorna Jane has to pay a $3.7 million fine for claiming its clothes stopped COVID-19 spreading. The brand was sued by an Australian consumer watchdog at the end of 2020. Its CEO accepted the court's ruling and said that it was misled by its supplier. See more stories on Insider's business page. Activewear brand Lorna Jane must pay a $3.7 million ($5 million Australian dollars) fine after it claimed its clothing could stop the sprea...
Tags: Science, News, Fitness, Australia, Trends, Bbc, Taiwan, Retail, Athleisure, Activewear, Lululemon, ACCC, Lorna Jane, Consumer Commission ACCC, USA China, Mary Hanbury


‘What’s Changed Is The Delta Variant’: Parents Sue State Over School Mask Mandates As Infectious Disease Experts Ask For Data-Based Mask Metric

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Tags: News, Education, California, Cdc, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Delta, Southern California, UCSF, Gandhi, California Department of Public Health, Blumberg, Academy of Pediatrics, UC Davis Children s Hospital


‘Gangs of London’ U.K. Shoot Paused For 10 Days Due to Positive COVID-19 Case

Production on season 2 of Sky and AMC’s crime drama series “Gangs of London” has been paused after a crew member tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. The crew member tested positive during regular production testing, Variety understands. Production will pause for the appropriate isolation period — 10 days — in line with the latest […]
Tags: London, News, Amc, Global, Sky, Gangs Of London, COVID-19


Florida now accounts for nearly a quarter of all new COVID-19 cases reported in the US

New COVID-19 cases identified in Florida have grown by more than 400% in July. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images Florida reported 12,647 positive coronavirus tests on Wednesday. The state's seven-day average of new daily cases is 8,911. The US as a whole reported more than 55,000 positive tests on Wednesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida is reporting its most coronavirus cases since January, with the state accounting for nearly a quarter of all positive tes...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Miami, Vaccines, Charles Davis, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Jackson Health System, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Florida now accounts for nearly a quarter of all new COVID-19 cases in the United States

New cases of COVID-19 in Florida have grown by more than 400% since the start of July 2021. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images 12,647 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Florida on Wednesday. The 7-day average of new daily cases is 8,911. Across the US, more than 55,000 people tested positive on July 21. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida is experiencing its largest number of new coronavirus cases since January, with the state accounting for nearly a quarter of al...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Getty Images, United States, Healthcare, Delta, Miami, Vaccines, Charles Davis, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Jackson Health System


Quarantine Concerns: COVID-19 Cases Popping Up In Elk Grove Classrooms

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Tags: News, Cdc, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Elk Grove Unified School District, California Department of Public Health, Nick Mills, Elk Grove News, Sacramento County Health Department, COVID-19, COVID, Xanthi Soriano, ELK GROVE CBS13 School, Joseph Simms Elementary, Xanthi Soriano Elk Grove Unified School District


Rep. Matt Gaetz cut off a reporter's question about his vaccination status and said, 'We should be talking more about freeing Britney'

Rep. Matt Gaetz. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Rep. Matt Gaetz refused to disclose his vaccination status, focusing his attention on Britney Spears' conservatorship. "I think we should be talking more about freeing Britney," he told CNN. Gaetz also called CNN's question about his vaccination status "very nosy." See more stories on Insider's business page. When asked about his COVID-19 vaccination status, Rep. Matt Gaetz declined to answer and instead turned hi...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Republicans, Congress, Senate, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Gop, House, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Vaccine, Britney Spears, Department Of Justice


Psaki says the White House won't disclose how many vaccinated staffers have tested positive for COVID-19

Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary. Alex Wong/Getty Images Psaki declined to disclose the number of breakthrough cases on the White House campus. "No, I don't think that you can expect that we'll be providing numbers," Psaki said on Thursday. She said the White House will report when officials who test positive have close contact with Biden. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, said on Thursday that the White House wil...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Kamala Harris, Trump, Emory University, Carlos, Pelosi, Jen Psaki, Psaki, John Haltiwanger, COVID-19


Psaki says the White House won't reveal how many vaccinated staffers have tested positive for COVID-19

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki. Alex Wong/Getty Images Psaki declined to disclose the number of breakthrough cases on the White House campus. "No, I don't think that you can expect that we'll be providing numbers," Psaki said Thursday. Psaki said the White House will be transparent when officials test positive and have close contact with Biden. See more stories on Insider's business page. White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday said the White House will not pub...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Kamala Harris, Trump, Emory University, Pelosi, White House Press, Jen Psaki, Psaki, John Haltiwanger, Carlos del Rio


Man with Covid-19 flew across Indonesia disguised as his wife

A gentleman in Indonesia, who was infected with Covid-19, disguised himself as his wife so that he could board a plane. To do this, he simply borrowed his wife's niqab to cover his face, and used her ID and negative Covid test result to get past security. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, Video, News, Indonesia, Disguises, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, fake IDs


A man hospitalized with COVID-19 told CBS he'd still rather be sick than get a shot - and it shows how hard it'll be to convince everyone to get vaccinated

Scott Roe. CBS News A Louisiana man hospitalized with COVID-19 told CBS he still wouldn't get vaccinated. Scott Roe said he didn't regret not getting the vaccine, saying he'd rather be hospitalized than get the jab. The sentiment shows the challenge to get more people vaccinated and prevent the spread of COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Louisiana man who contracted COVID-19 and wound up hospitalized said he would rather be ill than get vaccinated aga...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, Cbs News, US, Trends, Hospitals, Healthcare, Delta, Cbs, Vaccine, Louisiana, Johnson, Don, Baton Rouge, Roe


The Biden administration considers stricter mask guidance as the delta variant drives a spike in COVID-19 cases

President-elect Joe Biden puts on a mask after receiving his second dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination at ChristianaCare Christiana Hospital on January 11, 2021 in Newark, Delaware. Alex Wong/Getty Images Biden officials are considering stricter mask-wearing guidance as the delta variant cases spike. Officials at the CDCD are reportedly also considering more stringent mask guidelines. The guidance would be designed to protect unvaccinated people. See more stories on Insider&#...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, Cdc, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, House, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Eliza Relman, Top Biden, Biden Administration


‘It Knocks You Out’: Rich Eisen Says His COVID-19 Experience Is Tale of Vaccine Triumph

Rich Eisen thought he was about to head off a long-planned vacation to Italy earlier this month, but he wound up being quarantined in a Boston hotel room for 10 days after testing positive for COVID-19. Eisen, the longtime NFL Network analyst and host of Peacock’s daily “The Rich Eisen Show,” has been vaccinated since […]
Tags: News, Boston, Italy, NFL Network, Peacock, Rich Eisen, Eisen, COVID-19, COVID


Missouri Legislators Oppose Vaccine Efforts As State Becomes COVID Hotspot

This article was originally published in ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Amid the current surge in COVID-19 cases in Missouri, a recent Facebook conversation between two Republican state lawmakers is telling. [Author: Jeremy Kohler]
Tags: Facebook, News, Missouri, ProPublica story, COVID-19, Jeremy Kohler


Eric Clapton Says He Won’t Play Venues That Require Proof of Vaccination

Eric Clapton will not perform at venues that require proof of vaccination. “Following the PM’s announcement on Monday the 19th of July 2021, I feel honour bound to make an announcement of my own: I wish to say that I will not perform on any stage where there is a discriminated audience present. Unless there […]
Tags: News, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison, COVID-19


Some Los Angeles Bars Asking for Proof of Vaccination or Negative COVID Tests

As the number of COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles grows, so does the list of bars requiring proof of vaccination or a negative test result for entry. Largely due to the Delta variant, the number of COVID cases has increased fivefold over the past month in L.A., causing the city to reinstate its indoor mask […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, COVID-19, COVID


Facebook has no idea how far COVID-19 vaccine misinformation has spread.

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. REUTERS/Erin Scott/File Photo Facebook data scientists reportedly asked for resources to measure COVID misinformation. But the company did not approve of their request, according to the New York Times. The report shows how Facebook does not know how widespread vaccine misinformation is on its platform. See more stories on Insider's business page. Facebook isn't able to exactly measure how much misinformation exists on its platform - or how much of it ...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Science, News, US, Trends, Social Media, Joe Biden, New York Times, Biden, Times, Misinformation, Vivek Murthy, Ron Klain, Erin Scott, Tech Insider


COVID-19 patients beg for the vaccine, but it is too late

In the state of Alabama, a doctor reports that once folks get sick they beg to be vaccinated, sadly it does not work that way. Only one-third of Alabamans eligible to be vaccinated have chosen to uphold their social contract with the rest of the nation. — Read the rest
Tags: Video, News, Alabama, COVID-19


It's a pretty picture, but I still can't get a COVID vaccination in one of the world's richest countries...

Sunrise in Osaka 4:30 AM. Spikes! 313 new COVID cases in Osaka yesterday. 1,397 new COVID cases in Tokyo yesterday. 79 reported COVID cases related to the Olympics before it even starts on Friday. And my family and I are unable to get vaccinations. Maybe 20% of the population here has been fully vaccinated. Japan has not purchased enough Pfizer vaccinations to be distributed through local governments. My city cannot tell us when we can get vaccinated. Japan has not purchased enough Moderna vac...
Tags: Japan, Usa, Safety, Cnn, Anthropology, Astrazeneca, Tokyo, Vaccinations, Pfizer, Osaka, Don, Thailand Japan, Moderna, Indonesia Malaysia the Philippines, False Claims, Covid 19


Leading Democrats oppose Biden plan to end house arrest and potentially return inmates to prison after the pandemic

Prisoners stand outside the federal correctional institution in Englewood, Colo. AP Photo/David Zalubowski Since March 2020, more than 28,000 people have been released from federal prison due to COVID-19. Those released were assessed to face severe health risks if they contracted the coronavirus. Those released currently have to return to prison a month after the pandemic formally ends. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two leading Senate Democrats are urging the White House...
Tags: Politics, News, Law, Congress, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, New Jersey, Department Of Justice, Biden, Illinois, Criminal Justice, Charles Davis, Booker


Scalise Joins Bandwagon Of Right-Wingers Suddenly Eager To Tout COVID Vaccines

House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) finally came around to getting vaccinated against COVID-19 on Sunday after remaining tight-lipped for months about his vaccination status. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: News, La, House, Vaccines, Steve Scalise, Scalise, Summer Concepcion, COVID-19, COVID


‘American Horror Story’ Season 10 Production Shuts Down Due to COVID-19 Exposure (EXCLUSIVE)

“American Horror Story” Season 10 production has been temporarily halted due to a positive COVID-19 case and potential exposure to the illness, Variety has learned. The positive case was in what’s been termed “Zone A” in COVID-production protocol, and was an actor on the show. Originally scheduled to premiere on FX in late 2020, production on […]
Tags: News, Production, Ryan Murphy, American Horror Story, American Horror Story Season, COVID-19


Man makes rope from sheets to escape 4th floor of quarantine hotel

An Australian gentleman who was quarantined in a Perth hotel did not want to be sent back home after breaking Covid travel rules. So he devised an escape plan, tying at least six bedsheets together to climb down from the fourth floor window of his hotel room at 12:45 am. — Read the rest
Tags: Post, News, Perth, Great Escapes, Travel Restrictions, Quarantines, COVID-19


Limited Vaccination Mandate, Craft Services Adjustments Among Changes in Return to Work Rules

The major studios and entertainment unions confirmed Monday that they have agreed to relax the COVID protocols that have governed physical production for the last 10 months. But with COVID cases again on the rise, the changes are not as sweeping as was once expected. Especially in the Los Angeles area — where the spike […]
Tags: News, Los Angeles, COVID-19


How Cannes Pulled Off an In-Person Film Festival by Spending More Than $1 Million on COVID Testing (EXCLUSIVE)

The 74th annual Cannes Film Festival beat the odds by delivering two weeks of nonstop movies — and major stars such as Matt Damon, Regina King and Timothée Chalamet — in the middle of a global pandemic. It wasn’t an easy task. Variety has learned that the festival fronted more than $1 million to cover the […]
Tags: News, Thierry Fremaux, Cannes film festival, COVID-19, Matt Damon Regina King


Fauci to Sen. Rand Paul: 'You do not know what you're talking about, quite frankly, and I want to say that officially'

Dr. Anthony Fauci testified before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on July 20. Stefani Reynolds/Associated Press Dr. Anthony Fauci and Sen. Rand Paul once again butted heads on Tuesday. During a hearing on COVID, Fauci told Paul that the senator didn't know what he was talking about. "If anybody is lying here, senator, it is you," Fauci said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci and Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday got into ...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, National Institutes of Health, Anthony Fauci, PAUL, McConnell, Fauci


Fauci rips into Sen. Rand Paul: 'You do not know what you're talking about, quite frankly, and I want to say that officially'

Dr. Anthony Fauci testifies before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee on Tuesday, July 20, 2021. Stefani Reynolds/Associated Press Dr. Anthony Fauci and Sen. Rand Paul once again butted heads on Tuesday. Fauci told Paul he didn't know what he was talking about during a hearing on COVID-19. "If anybody is lying here, senator, it is you," Fauci said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci and Republican Sen. Rand Paul on Tuesday got ...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, China, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell, National Institutes of Health, Anthony Fauci, PAUL, McConnell, Fauci



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