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'Tremendous hypocrisy': All the GOP governors banning COVID-19 vaccination mandates require other vaccines

Rhoda Winkelman, a resident at the New Jewish Home in Manhattan, receives the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on December 21, 2020 in New York City. Pharmacists from Walgreens administered the vaccine to elderly residents at the upper Manhattan facility. Across the country, residents of nursing homes are beginning to get the vaccine following a week in which thousands of first responders and medical personal received the vaccine. Spencer Platt/Getty Images Republican governors are fightin...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, Science, News, Supreme Court, New York City, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Indiana, Walgreens, Gop, Aclu, Healthcare


Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID-19 vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine-mandate press conference

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Gov. Ron DeSantis did not correct a city employee's false claim Monday about COVID-19 vaccines. The employee made the claim at an event to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gov. Ron DeSantis stood by during a Monday press conference...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Friend, Gop, Vaccination, Pfizer, Gainesville, Johnson Johnson, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, DeSantis, Moderna


Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine mandate press conference

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images DeSantis did not correct a Gainesville city employee who falsely claimed the COVID-19 vaccine "changes your RNA." The false claim was made during a press conference to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates and passports. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSan...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Trends, Friend, Gop, Vaccination, Pfizer, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Gainesville, Johnson Johnson, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Moderna


Gov. Ron DeSantis let a man falsely claim the COVID-19 vaccine 'changes your RNA' during an anti-vaccine-mandate press conference in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Gov. Ron DeSantis did not correct a city employee's false claim Monday about COVID-19 vaccines. The employee made the claim at an event to promote DeSantis' campaign against vaccine mandates. Gainesville is requiring its public employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. Gov. Ron DeSantis stood by during a Monday press conference...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Friend, Gop, Vaccination, Pfizer, Gainesville, Johnson Johnson, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, DeSantis, Moderna


Biden challenges Republicans who want to sue over his new vaccine mandates to 'have at it'

President Joe Biden speaks at Brookland Middle School, Friday, Sept. 10, 2021 in Washington. AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta President Biden dared Republicans to "have at it" and sue over his new vaccine requirements. A new federal regulation will mandate vaccines or testing for employers with 100+ workers. Biden announcing the new requirement sparked backlash and threats of lawsuits from GOP figures. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden dared Republican gover...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, Science, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Cambridge, Vaccines, Biden, Greg Abbott


Heat Pumps Could Be the Money-Saving, Job-Creating Climate Solution We Need

[Extremely Bernie Sanders voice] I am once again asking you to consider the heat pump.Read more...
Tags: Energy, Science, Air Conditioning, Environment, Articles, Bernie Sanders, Pump, Michael Thomas, Joe Manchin, Ron DeSantis, Kyrsten Sinema, Heat Pump, Central Heating, Energy Economics, Energy Conversion, Sustainable Technologies


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


There are more states with full mask mandates now than there were in July

Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images Seven states, Washington D.C., and Puerto Rico, now have full mask mandates, NBC News reported. That's six more states requiring both vaccinated and unvaccinated people to wear masks since July. An additional six states require masks for unvaccinated people. See more stories on Insider's business page. There are six more states that have full mask mandates, for the vaccinated and unvaccinated, than there were at the end of...
Tags: Florida, Science, Cdc, Washington, Nbc News, US, Trends, New York Times, Delta, Seattle, Anthony Fauci, Vermont, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Puerto Rico, University of Washington, Broward


Florida official wants Gov. Ron DeSantis to make the controversial and unproven COVID-19 treatment ivermectin more widely available

This picture shows the tablets of Ivermectin drugs in West Benga, India, on May 19, 2021. Photo by Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images A Florida county commissioner is hoping that Gov. Ron DeSantis will make ivermectin more widely available. Ivermectin is a drug typically used to treat parasitic infections in livestock like horses. There is no evidence that ivermectin can treat the coronavirus. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Florida county commissioner wrote a let...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, Science, News, Nbc, Trends, Getty Images, Food And Drug Administration, Rand Paul, Fda, Oklahoma, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, WFLA, Joe Rogan, Ron DeSantis


Florida official wants Gov. Ron DeSantis to make 'wonder drug' ivermectin more widely available to treat COVID-19

This picture shows the tablets of Ivermectin drugs in West Benga, India, on May 19, 2021. Photo by Soumyabrata Roy/NurPhoto via Getty Images A Florida county commissioner is hoping that Gov. Ron DeSantis will make ivermectin more widely available. Ivermectin is a drug typically used to treat parasitic infections in livestock like horses. There is no evidence that ivermectin can treat the coronavirus. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Florida county commissioner wrote a let...
Tags: Health, Florida, Politics, Science, News, Nbc, Trends, Getty Images, Food And Drug Administration, Rand Paul, Fda, Oklahoma, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, WFLA, Joe Rogan, Ron DeSantis


Florida Judge Says Ron DeSantis Can't Ban School Mask Mandates

Governor Ron DeSantis’s crusade to ban mask mandates in Florida schools violates a parents’ rights law, a Florida judge ruled today. This started in July when DeSantis declared war on school mask requirements with an executive order directing the Florida Commissioner of Education to withhold funds to schools that…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, Education, Ron DeSantis, Reactions, DeSantis, Florida Republicans, States Of The United States, Face Masks During The Covid 19 Pandemic, Covid 19 Pandemic In Florida, John C Cooper


A judge just struck down Gov. DeSantis' mask mandates ban, saying he didn't have the power to order it

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R). Joe Raedle/Getty Images A judge ruled that Gov. DeSantis' mask mandate ban was unconstitutional. Schools may impose mask mandates for their districts, Leon County Circuit Judge John Cooper said. The move comes after 10 Florida districts defied the governor and imposed mask mandates anyways. See more stories on Insider's business page. A judge ruled that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority when he issued an executive order to ban mask m...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Washington Post, Trends, Associated Press, Cooper, John Cooper, Leon County, R, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Breaking, REBECCA COHEN, Coronavirus


Disney and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines will require COVID-19 vaccine for passengers as new Bahamas policy is announced

The Carnival Vista cruise ship. RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images Disney and Royal Caribbean became the latest cruise lines to require vaccine documentation. The move comes after the Bahamas signed a new declaration and Florida lost a major legal battle. The Bahamas' new emergency order would block cruises from Florida unless companies prove that all passengers on board are vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. Disney Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean became the latest c...
Tags: Transportation, Florida, Politics, Science, Disney, US, Trends, Cruise, Gop, Williams, Miami, Bahamas, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Cruise Lines, Ron DeSantis


A photo showing COVID-19 patients lying on the floor of a Florida library waiting for antibody treatment trended online. Now the library is asking people to not sit down.

Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images A photo circulated online last week showing COVID-19 patients lying on the floor while waiting for monoclonal antibody treatment at a Florida library. Officials said they did not have enough wheelchairs to help all waiting patients, but have now increased their supply. The library has since put up signs that say: "Please do not sit or lay on the floor. If you require immediate medical attention, please alert a staff member." See more stories on Inside...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Trends, Jacksonville, Antibody, Afp, Jacksonville Florida, First Coast News, Lopez, WFLA, Ron DeSantis, Regeneron, Getty Images A, Chandan Khanna, Louie Lopez


Orlando urges residents to limit water use as liquid oxygen for treating the water supply is being diverted to hospitals for COVID-19 patients

A patient is brought on a gurney to the emergency department at AdventHealth hospital in Orlando. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Orlando officials are urging residents to limit water use amid liquid oxygen shortages. Liquid oxygen supply is being diverted to hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients as infections surge. But liquid oxygen is also used to treat the water supply, a lack of which could impact the quality of the city's water. See more stories on Insider&#...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, Trends, Water, Delta, Orange County, Orlando, Dyer, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, Orange County Florida, Buddy Dyer, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19


Oxygen for Water Treatment Diverted to Orlando Hospitals Dealing With Covid-19 Surge

Today in dystopian hellscape news: covid-19 cases in Orlando have apparently gotten so overwhelming that it’s begun impacting the city’s water supply. Yes, really. Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Health Care, Oxygen, Orlando, Ron DeSantis, Lawn, Mark Hostetler, Buddy Dyer, Clinical Medicine, Industrial Gases, Oxygen Therapy, Respiratory Therapy


Florida's education department warns school districts: Follow DeSantis' ban on mask mandates within 48 hours or get fined

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 Florida's Department of Education said it will fine school districts that do not comply with the mask ban. Broward and Alachua counties, which imposed a mask mandate for their schools, have 48 hours to reverse it or they will pay the fine. The state will ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, Education, Abc, Cdc, Trends, Schools, Usa Today, Broward, Florida Department of Education, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, Melbourne Florida, DeSantis


Don’t Blame ReedPop for Supercon’s Lax Covid Guidelines, Blame Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis

Even with the Delta variant throwing lots of plans into question, the fall entertainment convention scene is seemingly upon us. Events like New York Comic Con, the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, Florida Supercon, and more are full speed ahead—and ReedPop, the company behind them, has released health requirements…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Disney, Articles, Delta, Vaccination, American Culture, Lax, Ron DeSantis, New York Comic Con, Florida Supercon, States Of The United States, Face Masks During The Covid 19 Pandemic, Health Medical Pharma, Galaxycon, Chicago Comic Entertainment Expo Florida Supercon


The new school year is already a disaster: Thousands of students are quarantining as COVID-19 cases skyrocket among kids

A child wears a mask at a California school. Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images Days into the school year, COVID-19 outbreaks have already forced thousands of students to quarantine. Experts predict that pediatric infections will continue to rise, leading to more school closures. Bans on mask mandates while young kids wait on vaccine authorization make it tough to protect students. See more stories on Insider's business page. Mere days into the new school year, thousands of k...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Science, Kids, News, Mississippi, California, Masks, US, Trends, Missouri, Delta, Dallas, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccines


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


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


Trump's Surgeon General slammed Florida's ban on mask mandates: 'We're letting politics get in the way of protecting our youth'

Dr. Jerome Adams holds a face mask during a White House coronavirus briefing. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Trump's Surgeon General slammed Florida's ban on mask mandates. "We're letting politics get in the way of protecting our youth," he told CBS This Morning. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has threatened to pull the salaries of school board members who enact the mandates. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former US Surgeon General Jerome Adams, who served under ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Healthcare, Cbs, Npr, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Adams, Ron DeSantis, Jerome Adams, Jake Epstein


Norwegian Cruise Lines Can Turn Away Unvaccinated Passengers in Florida According to Temporary Ruling

Norwegian Cruise Lines will be allowed to require all passengers get vaccinated before they’re allowed to depart from Florida, according to a federal judge’s ruling on a preliminary injunction Sunday. Norwegian sued the state last month over Florida’s ridiculous anti-vaccine law which says that private companies can’t…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Articles, Williams, Transport, Vaccination, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Norwegian Cruise Line, Cruise Lines, Ron DeSantis, Frank Del Rio, Vaccine Hesitancy, Daniel S Farkas


Norwegian Cruise Line Can Turn Away Unvaccinated Passengers in Florida According to Temporary Ruling

Norwegian Cruise Lines will be allowed to require all passengers get vaccinated before they’re allowed to depart from Florida, according to a federal judge’s ruling on a preliminary injunction Sunday. Norwegian sued the state last month over Florida’s ridiculous anti-vaccine law which says that private companies can’t…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Articles, Williams, Transport, Vaccination, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Norwegian Cruise Line, Cruise Lines, Ron DeSantis, Frank Del Rio, Vaccine Hesitancy, Daniel S Farkas


In a blow to Gov. Ron DeSantis, a judge ruled cruise giant Norwegian can require vaccine passports in Florida

Norwegian Cruise Line A judge ruled in favor of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings in its fights against Florida's vaccine passport ban. The ruling is a blow to Gov. Ron DeSantis' efforts to ban vaccine passports in the state. Norwegian plans to resume operations August 15 with a fully vaccinated ship setting sail from Miami. See more stories on Insider's business page. A federal judge ruled Sunday in favor of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings (NCLH), allowing them to require passeng...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Politics, Science, US, Trends, Cruise, Williams, Miami, Vaccine, Cruise Lines, Ron DeSantis, Kathleen Williams, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings, NCLH, Coronavirus


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


6 members of one Florida church died from COVID-19 in 10 days according to its pastor, who is encouraging people to get vaccinated

A medical assistant administers a COVID-19 vaccine dose to a woman at a clinic in Los Angeles on March 25, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images Six members of a Jacksonville, Florida, church died from COVID-19 over ten days, the pastor said. He said the one thing they all had in common was that they were unvaccinated. The church, which held a vaccine event in March, is holding another one in light of their deaths. See more stories on Insider's business page. A pastor in Jacksonville, Florida,...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Science, Cdc, White House, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Delta, Davis, Vaccine, Jacksonville Florida, Ron DeSantis, Mario Tama Getty, George Davis


Coronavirus live news: controversial France health pass lawful, says court; curfew and music ban on two Greek islands

French court rules pass required to enter restaurants and bars is legal; Zakynthos island and Chania on Crete hit by measures aimed at cutting casesUK doctors condemn ‘shambolic’ rollout of jabs to childrenBritons in Mexico tell of dismay after country added to travel red listSydney Covid Delta variant outbreak ‘an epidemic of young people’Indonesia Covid deaths pass 100,000 as Delta overwhelms hospitals‘They thought Covid only kills white people’: myths hinder jabs in DRC 4.19pm BST In the ...
Tags: Japan, Florida, Science, Mexico, France, White House, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Delta, Crete, Zakynthos, Reuters, Drc


Children's COVID-19 infections are rising in Florida and Texas, and many of them are among kids who are too young to be vaccinated

Francine Orr /Los Angeles Times via Getty Images COVID-19 pediatric hospitalization rates are on the rise in Florida as some kids are too young to be vaccinated. More than 40 pediatric patients were hospitalized in Florida on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19. Despite the spike in COVID-19 cases among children, Gov. DeSantis banned mask mandates in schools. See more stories on Insider's business page. COVID-19 infection rates in children are on the rise in states like Florid...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Science, Children, Trends, Joe Dimaggio, Miami Herald, Hollywood Florida, The Hill, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine



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