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The architect of Sweden's no-lockdown COVID-19 response said the approach was basically correct

Anders Tegnell Getty Sweden's chief epidemiologist said Sweden's no-lockdown strategy led to low excess mortality. He acknowledged that vaccines were the only way out of the pandemic. Experts have been critical of Sweden's response to the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sweden's chief epidemiologist stood by the country's approach to the pandemic, even after facing fierce criticism from experts and the King of Sweden. Anders Tegnell said S...
Tags: UK, Science, Sweden, Trends, Eu, Spain, News UK, Belgium, Finland, Vaccination, Denmark, Norway, Vaccine, Reuters, Eurostat, Sweden Norway


How to carry your vaccine card on your phone so you can leave it at home

Thierry Monasse/Getty Images Restaurants, music venues, and other businesses are requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination. But toting around an important health document in paper form can be worrisome and inconvenient. Here are a few ways you can carry that proof on your smartphone like you would a boarding pass. See more stories on Insider's business page. We're now at the proof-of-vaccination stage of this 18-month-long pandemic.Restaurants, concert venues, airlines, and other bu...
Tags: Apple, Google, Utah, Science, News, Mississippi, California, Trends, Strategy, Nba, Vaccination, Opentable, Apple Wallet, Pandemic, Tech Insider, Katie Canales


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


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


Biden Lays Out Six-Step Plan for Keeping Covid-19 Under Control for Good

In a speech this afternoon, President Joe Biden laid out a course of action for containing the once-again resurgent pandemic in the U.S. Among other things, the administration will enforce vaccine mandates for the majority of federal employees and contractors, and they’ll put strong pressure on private businesses to…Read more...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, Science, Medicine, Labor, Articles, Walmart, Joe Biden, Medical Research, United States, Vaccination, Vaccine, Biden, Health Sciences, Biden Family, Covid 19 Vaccine


A Florida doctor said she's refusing to treat unvaccinated patients in person but denied violating the Hippocratic Oath, says report

The federal government has provided COVID-19 relief in numerous forms, from free vaccines to economic programs. Reuters A Florida doctor said she's refusing to treat unvaccinated patients in person, Newsweek reported. Dr. Linda Marraccini denied violating the Hippocratic Oath and said she is "following the science." Marraccini will still treat unvaccinated patients through virtual meetings instead. See more stories on Insider's business page. A doctor in South Miami, Florida said s...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Trends, News UK, Delta, Vaccination, Reuters, Newsweek, Johns Hopkins University, New York Times More, South Miami Florida, Hippocratic Oath, Coronavirus, UK Weekend, Sophia Ankel


A Florida doctor said she'd stop treating most unvaccinated patients in person but denied violating the Hippocratic Oath, report says

Emanuele Cremaschi / Contributor/Getty Images A Florida doctor said she's refusing to treat unvaccinated patients in person, Newsweek reported. Dr. Linda Marraccini denied violating the Hippocratic Oath and said she was "following the science." Marraccini plans to treat unvaccinated patients through virtual meetings instead. See more stories on Insider's business page. A doctor in South Miami, Florida, says she plans to largely stop treating unvaccinated patients in person because...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Trends, News UK, Vaccination, Newsweek, Johns Hopkins University, New York Times More, South Miami Florida, Coronavirus, UK Weekend, Sophia Ankel, Emanuele Cremaschi, Linda Marraccini, Marraccini


Blood Donor Study Estimates Over 80% of American Adults Now Have Coronavirus Antibodies

New research indicates that over 80% of American adults now have antibodies to the coronavirus, earned either through infection or vaccination. The study, based on data collected from blood donors, estimates that over 80% of Americans over the age of 16 had these antibodies as of May 2021. The authors do caution,…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Virus, Vaccination, Vaccine, Immunology, Antibodies, Epidemiology, Clinical Medicine, Covid 19, Medical Specialties, Zoonoses, Health Medical Pharma, Hiv Vaccine Development


Vaccines Cut Odds of Long Covid by Half, Study Suggests

New research from the UK is some of the first to examine the potential risk of experiencing lingering symptoms after a case of covid-19 in vaccinated people, a phenomenon often known as long covid. The study suggests that vaccinated people who become infected are half as likely to experience long-lasting symptoms than…Read more...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Occupational Safety and Health, Moderna, Vaccine Hesitancy, BioNtech, Tim Spector, Covid 19, Long Covid, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine


Joe Rogan Says He Tested Positive For Covid-19, Claims He's Taking Ivermectin

Podcaster Joe Rogan says he’s tested positive for covid-19 and claims he’s taking ivermectin to treat it, along with a host of other drugs. Ivermectin has become seen as a wonder drug against covid-19 for right wingers in the U.S., sometimes leading people to buy a livestock version of the drug for themselves, but the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Instagram, Drugs, Medical Research, Vaccination, Donald Trump, Immunology, Bill DeBlasio, Joe Rogan, Ivermectin, Health Sciences, Covid 19, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Breakthrough Infection


Being fully vaccinated halves the risk of getting long COVID after infection, UK study suggests

A COVID-19 vaccination in South Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Full vaccination reduced the risk of long COVID after infection by 47%, a UK study suggested. However, partial vaccination did little to reduce this risk, the study said. Vaccines are already proven to protect against infection and severe cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Being fully vaccinated can halve the risk of from a COVID-19 infection, also known as "long COVID," a new UK study su...
Tags: UK, Science, London, Trends, News UK, Vaccination, King s College, Lucy Nicholson, Tim Spector, Coronavirus, COVID-19, long-COVID, South Los Angeles California, Marianne Guenot


Being fully vaccinated halves the risk of getting long COVID after infection, large UK study suggests

A COVID-19 vaccination in South Los Angeles, California. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Full vaccination reduced the risk of long COVID after infection by 47%, a UK study found. However, partial vaccination did little to reduce this risk, the study said. Vaccines are already proven to protect against infection and severe cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. Being fully vaccinated halves the risk of from a COVID-19 infection, also known as "long COVID," according to a large UK ...
Tags: UK, Science, London, Trends, News UK, Vaccination, King s College, Lucy Nicholson, Tim Spector, Coronavirus, COVID-19, long-COVID, South Los Angeles California, Marianne Guenot


White House May Be Clashing With CDC and FDA Experts Over Covid-19 Booster Shots

There appears to be growing tension between the Biden administration and at least some people affiliated with public health agencies over recommending covid-19 booster shots for all next month. Two senior officials with the Food and Drug Administration are leaving, reportedly in part due to the White House’s decision…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Cdc, White House, Medical Research, Food And Drug Administration, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Clinical Trials, Beth Bell, Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, Peter Marks


Jimmy Fallon, Seth Meyers, and scores of Twitter users are roasting the Pfizer vaccine's official name, 'Comirnaty'

Comirnaty, the name of Pfizer's vaccine, was mocked on social media and TV. Teresa Nunes/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The FDA approved Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine and the vaccine's official name - Comirnaty. Late night TV hosts and people on Twitter roundly ridiculed the name. Jimmy Fallon said the name "sounds more like a drunk person trying to say community." See more stories on Insider's business page. Though the news that the Food and Drug Administration a...
Tags: Science, News, Jimmy Fallon, Entertainment, Trends, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Vaccination, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Seth Meyers, Late Night With Seth Meyers, FDA approval, Jimmy Fallon Seth Meyers, COVID


100,000 Hospitalized With Covid-19 as U.S. Somehow Faces New Pandemic Surge

As of Wednesday afternoon, according to at least one tracker, more than 100,000 Americans are hospitalized with covid-19. The “milestone” is yet another sign that the country is again being battered by the pandemic, despite the availability of several effective vaccines. Data continues to indicate that most of those…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Biotechnology, Clinical Trials, US Food and Drug Administration, Vaccine Hesitancy, BioNtech, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Pfizerbiontech Covid 19 Vaccine, Sars Cov 2 Delta Variant


Vacationers With Phony Vaccination Cards Did Not Do Enough of Their Own Research, Busted In Hawaii

A quick PSA for unvaccinated folks looking for a weekend getaway: if you try forging your records to travel, you might wind up with a hefty fine instead.Read more...
Tags: Science, Ebay, Hawaii, Vaccination, Vaccines, Biotechnology, Daniella, Health Medical Pharma, Daniela Dalmazzo, Enzo Dalmazzo


U.S. Set to Offer Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Shots for All Starting in September

The U.S. will officially allow people to get a booster shot against covid-19 starting next month, citing concerns about the resurgent pandemic and fears of waning immunity. On Wednesday, top public health experts confirmed plans by the government to sanction and recommend the use of a third dose eight months later for…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Drugs, Medical Research, Social Issues, Vaccination, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Anthony Fauci, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Rochelle Walensky, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma


Chicago Pharmacist Faces 120 Years In Prison for Allegedly Selling CDC Vaccination Cards on eBay

Now that we’re seeing more and more businesses asking for patron’s vaccine status when they walk through the door, forged vaccine cards are quickly becoming a hot commodity among folks that are either unable or unwilling to get the real deal. And now, the Justice Department is taking notice. On Tuesday, the agency …Read more...
Tags: Science, Ebay, Walgreens, Chicago, Vaccination, Justice Department, Biotechnology, National Vaccine Information Center, US Department of Health Human Services, Health Medical Pharma, Tangtang Zhao, CDC Vaccination Cards


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


U.S. to Encourage Covid-19 Booster Shots for All: Report

The U.S. government looks set to tell most everyone to get a booster shot against covid-19 sooner rather than later. Late Monday, the New York Times reported that officials will issue a blanket recommendation as early as this week for people who received either the Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna vaccine to get a third…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Drugs, New York Times, Vaccination, Astrazeneca, Pfizer, Vaccine, Johnson, Vaccines, Anthony Fauci, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Moderna, BioNtech, Health Medical Pharma


New Orleans to Require Vaccination or Negative Covid-19 Test to Enter Bars, Stadiums, and More

The city of New Orleans, Louisiana will require all customers at bars, restaurants, stadiums, concerts, and other indoor venues to show their proof of vaccination or a negative covid-19 test taken within 72 hours in order to gain admittance, according to Mayor LaToya Cantrell who made the announcement at a press…Read more...
Tags: Science, Articles, New Orleans, Vaccination, Immunology, Biotechnology, Life Sciences, Passports, New Orleans Louisiana, Cantrell, LaToya Cantrell, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Vaccination Requirements For International Travel, Covid 19 Pandemic In Louisiana


Anti-Vax Nurse Allegedly Injects 8,600 People With Salt Water Instead of Covid-19 Vaccine

A nurse in Germany has been accused of giving at least 8,6000 people saline solution when she was supposed to be administering the covid-19 vaccine, according to a report from the Guardian. The nurse reportedly posted anti-vaccine conspiracy theories on social media around the same time she was working for the Red…Read more...
Tags: Health, Science, Medicine, Germany, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Virology, Clinical Trials, Vaccine Hesitancy, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccination In The United States, Covid 19 Vaccination In Australia, Peter Beer


I Am Legend Screenwriter Forced to Tell Anti-Vaxxers His Zombie Movie Is Fake

The screenwriter who penned the 2007 zombie movie I Am Legend starring Will Smith has been forced to clarify something on Twitter that’s sure to make us all depressed today. The writer, Akiva Goldsman, had to explain that I Am Legend is, in fact, fiction. It’s not a documentary about zombies or something like that.Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Articles, Medical Research, Vaccination, Vaccine, Will Smith, Greg Abbott, Zombie, Virology, Simmons, Akiva Goldsman, Health Sciences, Vaccine Hesitancy, I Am Legend, Covid 19 Vaccine


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


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


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


United Is the First Major Airline Requiring Vaccines for All Employees

United Airlines will be the first major US airline to require its US-based employees—all 67,000 of them—to get vaccinated against COVID-19. In a memo sent to employees on Friday describing the new mandate, United CEO Scott Kirby and President Brett Hart explained that while some employees “will disagree with this…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Labor, US, Articles, Delta Airlines, Medical Research, Vaccination, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, United, Tropical Diseases, United Airlines, Medical Records, Passports


Report: FDA to Unveil Booster Dose Strategy by Early September

U.S. health officials are reportedly getting close to issuing a verdict on the immediate need for booster vaccines against covid-19. This week, the Wall Street Journal reported that the Food and Drug Administration is set to have a plan for booster shots ready by early next month, one that would dictate which…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Drugs, Food And Drug Administration, Vaccination, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Wall Street Journal, Clinical Trials, Moderna, Medical Specialties, Health Medical Pharma, Booster Dose, Rna Vaccines


CNN Fires Three Workers Who Failed to Get Vaccinated for Covid-19

CNN has fired three employees who showed up to work without getting a covid-19 vaccine, according to reports from multiple news outlets. The firings happened last week but were only announced during an all-staff memo by CNN bosses on Thursday, according to Reuters.Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Labor, Articles, Cnn, Medical Research, Vaccination, Immunology, Jeff Zucker, Life Sciences, Passports, Reuters, WarnerMedia, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Covid 19 Vaccination In The United States



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