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Poll after poll shows the same thing: Americans are cool with vaccine mandates

A 12-year-old receives their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a Los Angeles County mobile clinic on May 14, 2021. Patrick Fallon/AFP/Getty Images Three recent polls show that a majority of Americans support vaccine mandates. The popularity of vaccine requirements has risen as the Delta variant surged. Hardline opposition to getting vaccinated has fallen to a new low. See more stories on Insider's business page. Though Americans remain divided about vaccine mandates, poll after pol...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, Fox, Italy, Delta, Army, Fox News, Vaccines, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


A member of the CIA director's team experienced symptoms of the mysterious 'Havana Syndrome' on a trip to India, report says

CIA Director Bill Burns. Graeme Jennings/Pool via AP A member of CIA director Bill Burns team reported symptoms of Havana Syndrome this month, CNN said. The incident happened on Burns' trip to India and left him "fuming," sources told CNN. At least 130 US personnel have reported symptoms, including in China, Vietnam, the US, and Russia. See more stories on Insider's business page. A colleague of CIA Director Bill Burns experienced symptoms consistent with the mysterious "Havana Syn...
Tags: Politics, Science, Russia, India, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn, News UK, Moscow, Cia, Vietnam, Cuba, Havana, Kamala Harris


The daughter of an unvaccinated man who died of COVID-19 says Tucker Carlson and misinformation 'played a role' in his vaccine hesitancy

Katie and Evan Lane speaking to CNN's "New Day." CNN The daughter of an unvaccinated man who died of COVID-19 spoke to CNN about her father. Katie Lane said her father "watched some Tucker Carlson videos on YouTube" concerning vaccines. She said her 45-year-old father wasn't opposed to all vaccines, but was influenced by misinformation. See more stories on Insider's business page. The daughter of an unvaccinated man who died of COVID-19 told CNN's "New Day" on Monday sh...
Tags: Death, Science, News, Trends, Cnn, Fox News, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Facetime, Tucker Carlson, Katie, Evan, John Berman, Carlson, Katie Lane


Fauci says Americans should stay away from COVID-19 booster shots until they're eligible

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the White House Medical Advisor. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images Dr. Fauci says that people should not get booster shots until they are eligible. Some people have been seeking the third shot before the official sign-off. The Biden administration had planned to roll out boosters this week, but failed to get CDC and FDA backing. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci has advised people against getting COVID-19 booster shots before they are officiall...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, White House, Israel, US, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, News UK, World Health Organization, Fda, Vaccine, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Booster


What to do if your child is exposed to COVID-19 at school, from quarantine etiquette to testing

Kids in masks returning to school Los Angeles Times If your child is exposed to COVID-19, the whole family should prepare for some level of quarantine. An unvaccinated child should quarantine for 10 days, and even vaccinated teens should mask up around others. They should get tested 5-7 days after the exposure regardless of vaccination status. See more stories on Insider's business page. With kids back in classrooms in the US, the risk of your child being exposed to the coronavirus has...
Tags: Science, Kids, News, Parenting, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, Delta, Los Angeles Times, Wen, Leana Wen, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Andrea Michelson


The US could authorize COVID-19 vaccines for younger kids by Halloween, Pfizer's new timeline suggests

A boy receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in the Israeli city of Holon on June 21. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images Kids from 5 to 11 could start getting COVID-19 shots by Halloween, Pfizer's new timeline suggests. The company expects to submit data to the FDA for this younger age group in early October. Pfizer is testing a lower dose of its vaccine among young kids to avoid unnecessary side effects. See more stories on Insider's business page. Though daily vaccination rates are dec...
Tags: Science, Kids, News, Children, Cbs News, US, Trends, Cnn, Getty Images, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Morgan Stanley, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Afp


Arizona becomes first state to sue over Biden vaccine mandate, even though the text isn't out yet

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich on Jan. 7, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona. Bob Christie/AP Arizona's attorney general is suing Biden's administration over his vaccine mandate. It is "unconstitutional" he said in a statement, even though the exact text is yet to be published. The AG also claimed that the mandate is unfair because it doesn't apply to undocumented migrants. See more stories on Insider's business page. Arizona's Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsu...
Tags: Science, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Wyoming, Arizona, News UK, Vaccine, Biden, Rnc, Phoenix, U S Customs, Border Protection, Jeffrey Toobin


Dr. Fauci responds to Nicki Minaj vaccine skepticism, says vaccines do not cause reproductive issues, swollen testicles

Pool / Pool/ Getty Images Dr. Fauci said it's a "resounding no," that COVID-19 vaccines cause reproductive issues. He was responding to a viral series of tweets by Nicki Minaj, where she said she was unvaccinated. Minaj's reason allegedly had to do with a cousin's friend and a hard-to-believe tale. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci responded to international star Nicki Minaj's vaccine skepticism during a CNN interview on Tuesday, saying tha...
Tags: Politics, Science, Nicki Minaj, Trends, Cnn, Anthony Fauci, Trinidad, Jake Tapper, Jake, Fauci, Minaj, Coronavirus, Azmi Haroun, Speed desk, Fauci Aaron Rupar


After Biden announcement, Fauci predicts 'many, many' more vaccine mandates to compel enough Americans to get COVID-19 shots

Dr. Anthony Fauci. Pool / Pool/ Getty Images "Many, many" more local vaccine mandates are coming, Dr. Anthony Fauci predicted Sunday. About 75 million eligible Americans are unvaccinated, Fauci said. The comments came after the Biden administration's sweeping new vaccine rules. See more stories on Insider's business page. "Many, many more mandates" will come on top of the Biden administrations' new vaccine restrictions, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. Fauci predicted that colle...
Tags: Science, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, News UK, Anderson Cooper, Vaccine, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, NLGJA, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Association of LGBTQ, Marianne Guenot


Los Angeles school district approves vaccine mandate for students age 12 and older, marking a first among major US school districts

Los Angeles is the first major school district to approve a vaccine mandate for students 12 and up. David McNew/Getty Images Los Angeles is the first major school district to approve a vaccine mandate for students 12 and up. The Los Angeles Unified School District unanimously voted in approval of the proposal. The school board previously mandated vaccines for all teachers and staff prior to the first day of school in August. See more stories on Insider's business page. The school board...
Tags: Science, News, White House, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, The Times, Lausd, Reilly, Ramos, Los Angeles Unified School District, Franca, LA school, Jen Psaki


Spotify airs Joe Rogan podcast touting ivermectin as part of his COVID-19 treatment, despite the FDA calling it 'dangerous'

Spotify aired Joe Rogan's recent podcast episode where he defended his use of ivermectin to treat COVID-19. Vivian Zink/Syfy/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty Images Spotify aired Joe Rogan's recent podcast touting ivermectin as part of his COVID-19 recovery. The FDA and CDC have issued warnings against using the antiparasitic drug to treat COVID-19. Rogan has a history of making explosive comments on his podcast. See more stories on Insider's business page. Spotify aired ...
Tags: Spotify, Science, Media, Instagram, Cdc, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, Fda, Ufc, Kardashian, Wall Street Journal, Caitlyn Jenner, Matt Flegenheimer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Joe Rogan


Gov. DeSantis just lost his latest bid to ban mask mandates in Florida schools - for now

Florida school districts can continue enforcing mask mandates, despite Gov. Ron DeSantis' appeal, CNN reported on Wednesday.Second Circuit Judge John Cooper ruled that Florida must stop enforcing the governor's mask mandate ban, which means school districts in the state can continue to require masks while the case is appealed in a higher court, according to CNN.This comes after Judge John Cooper ruled last month the governor did not have authority to issue a mask ban. But DeSantis ap...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Trends, Cnn, John Cooper, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Breaking, REBECCA COHEN, Mask Ban, Coronavirus, Mask Mandate, Researched, Speed desk


The US Surgeon General says we're thinking about the end of the pandemic in the wrong way: 'Success does not equal no cases'

Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy. Susan Walsh/Associated Press The US has likely missed its chance to rid itself of COVID-19, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said. "Success does not equal no cases," Murthy told Politico, as ICUs across the country run low on beds. Vaccination continues to be the best way to keep people alive and out of the hospital, he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 is unlikely to be going away completely, US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said ...
Tags: Science, News, Politico, US, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, Delta, Anthony Fauci, Austin Texas, US Centers for Disease Control, Vivek Murthy, Murthy, Surgeon General, DOMINICK REUTER, COVID


Paris set a 19-mph citywide speed limit to try to convince drivers to ditch their cars

A speed limit road sign is pictured in a street, Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 in Paris as the speed limit on nearly all streets of the French capital is just 30 kph (less than 19 mph). It's the latest initiative by a city trying to burnish its climate credentials and transform people's relationship to their vehicles. City officials say it's also aimed at reducing accidents and making Paris more pedestrian-friendly. (AP Photo/Francois Mori) AP Photo/Francois Mori Authorities in Paris s...
Tags: Science, News, Climate Change, France, Trends, Cnn, Paris, World Health Organization, Jake Epstein, Greater Paris, Speed desk, Parisian City Hall, 61 City Hall


Fauci says it's a 'good idea' to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for kids going to school

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, adjusts a face mask during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on the federal coronavirus response on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 18, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool Dr. Anthony Fauci said he's in support of COVID-19 vaccination mandates for kids going to school. Fauci told CNN's Jake Tapper vaccine mandates for students aren't new. Currently...
Tags: Science, Washington, Los Angeles, Trends, Cnn, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, Capitol Hill, Fda, Npr, Pfizer, Vaccines, Anthony Fauci, Collins, Jake Tapper


Researchers have found the remains of a teenager that died 7,200 years ago, revealing a group of humans previously unknown to science

Remains of a Toalean teenager in the Leang Panninge cave in Sulawesi. University of Hasanuddin Researchers examined 7,200-year-old DNA, revealing a previously-unknown group of early humans in Southeast Asia. The findings shed light on the prehistoric Toalean culture, which mysteriously disappeared 1,500 years ago. See more stories on Insider's business page. The remains of a 17-to-18-year-old girl who died about 7,200 years ago has revealed a prehistoric lineage of humans previously un...
Tags: Asia, Science, Tibet, Indonesia, Australia, Southeast Asia, Trends, Cnn, News UK, Siberia, Griffith University, Oceania, Sulawesi, Eurasia, Prehistory, Denisovans


Coronavirus live: Biden to be briefed on US Covid origins report; UK reports 30,838 new infections

US intelligence report set to come at time of rising US-China tensions; UK also reports 174 more people have diedFirst athlete tests positive for Covid in Tokyo Paralympic villageNew Zealand’s biggest Covid outbreak of pandemic loomsUK deaths averaging 100 a day amid fears over rise when schools returnCornwall tourist board urges people not to visit after Covid spikeSee all our coronavirus coverage 4.02pm BST In the UK, 30,838 people have tested positive for Covid in the last 24 hours.A furt...
Tags: UK, Science, White House, US, World news, Cnn, Infectious Diseases, Food And Drug Administration, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, US China, Coronavirus, Tokyo Paralympic villageNew Zealand


Fauci says COVID-19 can be brought under control by Spring 2022 - but only if millions more Americans get their shot

Getty/Kevin Dietsch Dr. Anthony Fauci said how long it takes to get the virus under control is "up to us." He told CNN'S Anderson Cooper he expects the virus to be under control by Spring 2022. However, he said that depends on more Americans getting vaccinated against the virus. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the US could have a handle on COVID-19 by spring 2022 if th...
Tags: Science, Nbc, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, Delta, Anderson Cooper, Npr, Anthony Fauci, Fauci, Coronavirus, COVID, Sarah Al Arshani, Getty Kevin Dietsch, Centers for Disease Control Fauci


Cities including Miami and Athens are hiring 'Chief Heat Officers' to help businesses and residents survive extreme heat

Greece suffered its worst heatwave since 1987 this August, as temperatures reached 111 degrees. A small town in Sicily, Italy recorded 124 degrees - believed to be the highest temperature in European history. LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP via Getty Images Athens appointed Europe's first 'Chief Heat Officer' to help the city combat deadly heatwaves. The mayor of Athens said the heat is threatening "tourists who are critical for our economy." Miami appointed the world's first CHO in...
Tags: Europe, Weather, Florida, Politics, Science, News, Greece, Climate Change, Cdc, Trends, Cnn, Sierra Leone, Athens, Miami, Heat, Temperature


Water cuts are coming to Arizona and Nevada after the US declared the first-ever Colorado River water shortage

A person looks out over Lake Mead on August 13, 2021. The bathtub ring of light minerals shows the high water mark of the reservoir which has fallen to record lows. John Locher/AP Photo The US government has declared a water shortage on the Colorado River for the first time ever. Because Lake Mead is at a record low, Arizona and Nevada face water cut-backs in January. The US West is in a historic drought, but will likely get drier as the climate crisis unfolds. See more stories on Insider&...
Tags: Science, News, Climate Change, Mexico, US, Trends, Drought, Cnn, Arizona, Nevada, Lake Mead, Colorado State University, Colorado River, Las Vegas Nevada, US Bureau of Reclamation, John Locher


More than 1,900 children hospitalized with COVID-19 in the US as country battles the Delta surge

Children under 12 are not eligible for the vaccine, leaving them more vulnerable to the Delta variant. Francine Orr /Los Angeles Times via Getty Images More than 1,900 children in the US are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, reaching a record-high. Dr. Anthony Fauci has described the current wave as "an outbreak of the unvaccinated." The spike in cases has re-ignited debates over vaccine and mask mandates. See more stories on Insider's business page. The number of children in the U...
Tags: Science, News, Mississippi, Children, California, Cdc, White House, US, Alabama, Trends, UK News, Joe Biden, Cnn, Hospital, United States, Arizona


7.2 magnitude earthquake hits Haiti - larger than devastating 2010 quake

Screenshot of video showing damage in Haiti following earthquake @LeoFeldmanNEWS/Twitter A 7.2 magnitude earthquake has hit off the coast of Haiti. Authorities have confirmed casualties and damages. The country is still recovering from a 7.0 quake in 2010. See more stories on Insider's business page. A 7.2 magnitude earthquake has hit 7.5 miles northeast of Saint-Louis-du-Sud, on the South West Coast of Haiti. The quake struck the country at roughly 8:30am local time, 150km west of t...
Tags: Science, Earthquake, Trends, Cnn, Haiti, Caribbean, Saint Louis, US Geological Survey, South West Coast, Breaking, Ralph Simon, UK Weekend, Bethany Dawson, Speed desk, coast of Haiti Authorities, Port au Prince Then 20


More than 80 Nevada students may have been exposed to COVID-19 on the first day of class after a parent sent their infected child to school

panitanphoto/Shutterstock A Reno, Nevada, school had a wide-reaching COVID exposure on the first day of class. A parent sent their infected child to school despite them testing positive, and exposed up to 80 other students. Nationally, COVID cases among children are rising just as the school year kicks off. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 80 students may have been exposed to COVID-19 on Monday after a parent sent their child to school in Reno, Nevada, despite bo...
Tags: School, Science, News, Cdc, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, Nevada, Washoe County, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Reno Nevada, American Academy of Pediatrics, Washoe County Health District, Chris Boyette, Coronavirus, Speed desk


Florida's worst month yet: How Gov. DeSantis ignored the best ways to save lives as COVID-19 cases hit record highs

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis responds to a question at a press conference in Melbourne, Florida, on March 22, 2021. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has questioned the effectiveness of masks and lockdowns. Meanwhile, Florida's daily COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations have climbed to record highs. Here's a timeline of how DeSantis' approach to COVID-19 has undermined proven ways to save lives. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Politics, Science, News, Cdc, White House, Masks, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Deaths, Miami, Cbs, Biden


Florida and Texas are seeing more kids under 18 hospitalized with COVID-19 than any other state. Mask mandates in schools are banned.

A child watches as an adult gets vaccinated. Francine Orr /Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Florida and Texas are seeing more young people hospitalized with COVID-19 per day than any other state. In the last week, about 54 kids under 18 were hospitalized with COVID-19 per day in Florida, and 40 in Texas. Both states have banned mask mandates in schools. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida and Texas have had far more kids under 18 hospitalized with COVID-19 in the l...
Tags: Health, Florida, Texas, Science, Cdc, US, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, Vaccine, Greg Abbott, University of Utah, Peter Hotez, Baylor College of Medicine, National School of Tropical Medicine, Ron DeSantis


Texas governor announces deployment of 2,500 healthcare workers to help the state as the Delta variant surges

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott vetoed Article X of the state budget, effectively defunding the entire legislature. Eric Gay/AP Texas Gov. Greg Abbott will deploy 2,500 medical staff to help hospitals battling COVID-19 cases. The state has seen a surge of nearly 3,000 COVID-related hospitalizations in the past week. Abbott has tried to ban face-mask rules, but that hasn't gone over well in parts of the state. See more stories on Insider's business page. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced the ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Texas, Science, Trends, Cnn, Abbott, Greg Abbott, Response, Tribune, Ga, Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Tribune, DSHS, Eric Gay, Coronavirus


The Biden administration says it sent ventilators to Florida as COVID-19 surges, but DeSantis claims he's unaware of making any requests

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis responds to a question from the media at a press conference at the Eau Gallie High School aviation hangar in Melbourne, Florida, on March 22, 2021. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Biden administration says it sent hundreds of ventilators to Florida in recent days, according to CNN. The report says that the shipment includes 200 ventilators and 100 high-flow nasal cannula kits. But Gov. Ron DeSantis claims he's unaware of the ship...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Abc, Washington, White House, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, Biden, Department of Health and Human Services, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, Department of Emergency Management, Jen Psaki


California to become the first state in the US to mandate teachers get vaccinated or be tested regularly

California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a news conference at Cal Expo in Sacramento, California. Daniel Kim/The Sacramento Bee via AP, Pool, File California is slated to become the first state in the US to mandate that teachers and other school employees get vaccinated against COVID-19 or be tested regularly, reports said. Gov. Gavin Newsom will announce the requirement Wednesday, anonymous sources told CNN and Politico.The vaccine mandate will take effect in mid-October, according to CNN.Th...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, California, US, Trends, Cnn, Teachers, Cal Expo, Healthcare, Gavin Newsom, Breaking, Coronavirus, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, Speed desk


An unvaccinated father is urging others to get the COVID-19 jab while hooked up to a supplemental oxygen machine at a hospital

A screenshot of one of Travis Campbell's several videos posted to Facebook that urge others to get vaccinated. Screenshot/Facebook A man hospitalized for COVID-19 and struggling to breathe has turned to social media to urge others to avoid the same fate. Travis Campbell did not get a COVID-19 vaccine. Now, in videos posted to Facebook, he's pleading that others do. "I can't breathe. I'm drowning. I feel like I'm a fish out of water," Campbell told CNN. See more stories...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Science, News, Virginia, Trends, Cnn, Vaccination, Vaccines, Campbell, Screenshot Facebook, Travis Campbell, Yelena Dzhanova, COVID-19, COVID, Hospitalizations


CNN's Jim Acosta said scientists should name COVID-19 variants after Republican governors who've refused to enforce safety measures

CNN chief domestic correspondent Jim Acosta AP Photo/Alex Brandon CNN's Jim Acosta said scientists should name new COVID variants after Republican governors. Republic governors like Ron DeSantis from Florida continue to flout COVID-19 safety measures like mask-wearing. "Why not call it the DeSantis variant instead of the Delta variant?" he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. CNN anchor Jim Acosta blasted Republican governors who don't enforce COVID-19 safety regu...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, Science, Republicans, Alabama, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, Missouri, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Don, Fauci, Acosta, Ron DeSantis



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