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The vaccine mandate 'tipping point': These entities are requiring vaccines as the Delta variant spreads

A man holds his vaccination reminder card after having received his first shot. Wilfredo Lee/AP On Monday, city, state, and federal agencies began to announce vaccine mandates. California, New York City, and the US Dept. of Veteran Affairs became the first government entities to do so. A group representing 300 bars in San Francisco will require vax cards. More entities may follow. See more stories on Insider's business page. As COVID-19 cases rise again across the US and the Delta vari...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, Cdc, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, New York Times, Va, Bill De Blasio, Associated Press, Vaccine, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention


Newsom vows California will have the 'strongest vaccine verification system in the US' as mandate is announced

California Gov. Gavin Newsom. Associated Press California will require state employees and all healthcare workers to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or get tested weekly. Gov. Gavin Newsom vowed that California will have the "strongest vaccine verification system in the US." "Too many people have chosen to live with this virus," Newsom said Monday as he announced the new mandate. See more stories on Insider's business page. California will soon require state employees and all he...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, California, New York City, US, Trends, Healthcare, Bill De Blasio, Vaccine, Gavin Newsom, Golden State, Department of Veterans Affairs, Newsom, Breaking, Associated Press Read


A woman in Alabama whose 28-year-old son died of COVID-19 regrets not getting vaccinated and said his last words were 'this is not a hoax, this is real'

A child receives a Covid-19 vaccine on May 13, 2021 in Houston, Texas. Getty Images/Brandon Bell A "healthy" 28-year-old in Alabama died of COVID-19 after not getting the vaccine, his mother said. She told The Washington Post she regrets not getting her family vaccinated when they had the chance. Alabama has the lowest vaccination rate of any US state and is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. See more stories on Insider's business page. After losing her 28-year-old son to COVID-19, an A...
Tags: Post, Science, News, US, Alabama, Trends, Delta, Vaccine, The Washington Post, Don, Carpenter, Vaccine Hesitancy, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Kelsey Vlamis


If You're Immunocompromised, You May Need a Covid-19 Vaccine Booster, Fauci Says

President Joe Biden’s chief medical advisor Anthony Fauci now says that vaccinated Americans with compromised immune systems may end up needing a covid-19 vaccine booster shot after all. The news comes as the country’s number of covid-19 cases continues to rise, fueled by plateauing vaccination rates and the…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Joe Biden, Medical Research, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Anthony Fauci, Clinical Trials, Covid 19, Covid 19 Vaccine, Health Medical Pharma, Rna Vaccines, Covid 19 Vaccines, Sars Cov 2 Delta Variant


Alabama doctor describes how sick COVID patients 'beg' for the vaccine but she can only hold their hand and tell them it is too late

Medical staff member Gabriel Cervera Rodriguez raises his fist to celebrate after receiving the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the United Memorial Medical Center on December 21, 2020 in Houston, Texas. Go Nakamura/Getty Images Amid rising cases of COVID-19, doctors are begging people to get their vaccines. One doctor said, "it's a choice between the jab or death." But anti-vaxx trolls are attacking these people online, making them nervous to speak out. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Usa, Science, Nbc, Alabama, Trends, UK News, Missouri, New York Times, Vaccine, Louisiana, John Bel Edwards, Houston Texas, Neal, Texas Florida


1 in 5 COVID-19 infections in LA in June were in fully vaccinated people, but most had mild or no symptoms, officials say

A nurse practitioner receives a coronavirus vaccination in Los Angeles on February 10. One in five people who tested positive for COVID-19 in LA County in June were fully vaccinated, officials said. Vaccinated people who caught the virus mostly had mild symptoms or none at all, officials said. The county recorded 2,767 new cases on Thursday, up by 80% in a week, mostly caused by Delta. See more stories on Insider's business page. One in five people who caught COVID-19 in Los Angeles ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, La, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Vaccine, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles County, Ferrer, LA County, Barbara Ferrer


1 in 5 new COVID-19 infections in LA are in fully-vaccinated people. Most of them have mild symptoms, or none at all.

Nurse practitioner Nicole Monk, 44, receives a coronavirus vaccination at the LA Mission homeless shelter on Skid Row, in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2021. One in five people that tested positive for COVID-19 in LA County in June were fully-vaccinated. Vaccinated people who caught the virus mostly had mild symptoms, or none at all, officials said. The county recorded 2,767 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday - up 80% in a week, mostly caused by Delta. See more stories on Insider'...
Tags: Health, Science, News, Cdc, La, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Vaccine, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles California, Ferrer, LA County, Barbara Ferrer


What to Know About the Johnson & Johnson Vaccine and the Delta Variant

With covid-19 cases once again rising in the U.S.—fueled by the emergence of the more transmissible Delta variant—even vaccinated people are understandably worried. This week, new preliminary research seemed to suggest that those given the Johnson & Johnson vaccine would have significantly less protection against…Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Medical Research, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Johnson, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, J, Tim Lahey, Moderna, Covid 19, Johnson Vaccine, Medical Specialties, Covid 19 Vaccine


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...
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Fauci says fully vaccinated people 'might want to consider' wearing a mask indoors as a precaution against the Delta variant

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, adjusts a face mask. AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool Fully vaccinated Americans may "want to consider" masks indoors, Dr. Fauci said. Fauci said the Delta variant had an "extraordinary capability of transmitting from person to person." More fully vaccinated Americans are catching COVID-19, albeit with milder, or no, symptoms. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US' t...
Tags: Health, UK, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Delta, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Las Vegas, Mask, Anthony Fauci


Johnson & Johnson's vaccine produced fewer antibodies against Delta compared with other shots in an experiment. Experts say we shouldn't worry about the results.

Gerald McDavitt, 81, a Veteran of the United States Army Corps of Engineers, holds his CDC vaccine card after being inoculated with the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 Janssen Vaccine. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images In a study, J&J's vaccine produced fewer antibodies to the Delta variant compared with other shots. The study authors said that the lower antibody response "could result in decreased protection." But other experts said the COVID-19 lab-based study didn't represent the ...
Tags: Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, South Africa, Healthcare, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Vaccine, Johnson, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Cnbc, New York University, Nyu


Twitter Suspends Marjorie Taylor Greene for 12 Hours Over Anti-Vaccine Tweets

Right-wing congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has been suspended from Twitter for spreading misinformation about covid-19 vaccines, according to a new report from CNN. How long will Greene be forced off the platform? An entire 12 hours, according to the cable news outlet. That oughta teach her.Read more...
Tags: Science, Medicine, Articles, Cnn, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Donald Trump, Clinical Trials, Johnson Johnson, Greene, Moderna, Health Sciences, Vaccine Hesitancy


The sister of a man who died from COVID-19 after calling vaccines 'poison' wants people to get shots in her brother's memory

Lisa Adler wants people to get a COVID-19 shot in her dead brother's memory. 4WWL, Getty Images A man who thought vaccines were "poison" died from COVID-19, Raw Story reported. He spent 17 days in hospital on a ventilator before he eventually died on June 9, 4WWL TV said. His sister, who was also initially vaccine-hesitant, is now urging people to get a shot in her brother's memory. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Texas man who thought vaccines were "poison" died...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Trends, News UK, Vaccine, Adler, Katy Texas, Anti-vaxxers, Vaccine Hesitancy, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine, UK Weekend, Joshua Zitser


A 24-year-old man who had a double lung transplant after getting COVID-19 said he regretted not getting the vaccine

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images A 24-year-old who was unvaccinated contracted COVID-19 and needed a double lung transplant. Blake Bargatze told his family he was worried about side effects, but that he regretted not getting the shot. Now he and his family are encouraging others to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider's business page. The family of a 24-year-old man who underwent a double lung transplant after getting sick with COVID-19 said he regretted not getting the s...
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You can catch the Delta variant when fully vaccinated, but symptoms will likely be mild or non-existent, data suggests

A married couple after getting their first dose of Moderna vaccine on February 2, 2021 in Fontana, California. Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times/Getty Images Infections among vaccinated people have been reported more often with the rise of the Delta variant. However, data suggests that these infections are milder than in unvaccinated people. The shots are holding up well at their main job - preventing hospitalization and death. See more stories on Insider's business page. As the Delta v...
Tags: UK, England, Science, London, California, Cdc, Israel, US, Trends, News UK, Delta, Who, World Health Organization, Vaccine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, World Health Organisation WHO


Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns of a Delta-driven virus peak at the end of September

FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb Reuters Former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warned of a COVID-19 peak at the end of September. The Delta variant would drive up cases over the next few months, he said. "The worst is yet to come," Gottlieb told Squawk Box on Wednesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former head at the Food and Drug Administration, warned Wednesday that a Delta variant-fueled pandemic peak could hit the US in September. Gottlieb told Squawk ...
Tags: Health, Science, News, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Squawk Box, Gottlieb, Scott Gottlieb, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention This, Coronavirus


Countries are worried that COVID-19 vaccines might be starting to wear off. Despite some concerning signs, it's not yet clear if that's the case.

Patients waiting for their a third dose of coronavirus vaccine in Tel Aviv, Israel. Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images Pfizer has suggested that data coming out of Israel means vaccine immunity could be waning. But experts told Insider the data is not conclusive. Even if immunity did wane, vaccines would continue to protect against severe disease, experts said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Health authorities are beginning to explore plans for third doses of coronavirus vacc...
Tags: UK, Science, London, California, Israel, US, Trends, Canada, News UK, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Public Health England, Thomson Reuters, Afp, Tel Aviv Israel


Norwegian Cruise Line Sues Florida Over Ridiculous Anti-Vaccine Law

Norwegian Cruise Lines filed what the company calls a “last resort” lawsuit against the state of Florida on Tuesday over an anti-vaccine law praised by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis that bans businesses from requiring customers to be vaccinated. Companies face fines of $5,000 per violation for asking about…Read more...
Tags: Florida, Science, Medicine, Articles, Joe Biden, Vaccination, Pfizer, Vaccine, Usc, Norwegian Cruise Line, Tucker Carlson, Cruise Lines, Ron DeSantis, Moderna, Health Sciences, Covid 19 Vaccine


Tennessee department of health to stop vaccine outreach and events for children and teenagers for all diseases - including COVID-19

Nurse Matt Robinson, Patient Care Coordinator at the Methodist University Hospital COVID-19 Unit, tends to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients as the hospital prepares for the distribution of the Pfizer vaccine in Memphis, Tennessee, U.S., December 14, 2020. Kevin Fogarty/Reuters Tennessee's Health Department is stopping all vaccine outreach for teens and children. The directive applies to vaccines for all diseases, and includes events at schools. The suspension comes a day aft...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Science, Trends, Gop, Tennessee, Associated Press, Vaccine, States, Republican Party, Department Of Health, Memphis Tennessee, Pavia, Tennessee Department of Health, Lisa Piercey, TDH


Anti-Vaxxer Tucker Carlson Says He's Not Against Vaccines

Tucker Carlson, the most popular TV host on Fox News, insisted on his program Monday night that he’s not against vaccines. In fact, Carlson said he’s never attacked vaccines on his program. The only problem, of course, is that Carlson is a very vocal anti-vaxxer and there’s hours of tape from his show during the past…Read more...
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WHO warns countries not to hoard vaccines for 3rd doses while poor countries haven't got any

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Fabrice Coffrini / AFP via Getty Images A top WHO official said Monday not to pursue COVID vaccine booster shots, citing lack of evidence. Some countries with advanced vaccine programs are considering a third-dose strategy. Meanwhile, billions of people around the world have been unable to access a first dose. See more stories on Insider's business page. The world will look back "in shame" at countries pursuing boo...
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WHO warns countries not to hoard vaccines for 3rd doses while poor countries don't have any

World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. Fabrice Coffrini / AFP via Getty Images A top WHO official on Monday said not to pursue COVID-19 vaccine boosters, citing lack of evidence. Some countries with advanced vaccine programs are considering a third-dose strategy. At the same time, billions of people have been unable to access a first dose. See more stories on Insider's business page. World Health Organization officials on Monday said the world would loo...
Tags: UK, Science, White House, Israel, US, Trends, News UK, Chad, Who, World Health Organization, Pfizer, Vaccine, Anthony Fauci, Afp, Michael Ryan, Swaminathan


Fauci said there should be vaccine mandates at the local level but that the federal government will not mandate them

Getty/Kevin Dietsch The White House missed its goal of vaccinating 70% of US adults by July 4 amid vaccine hesitancy. Fauci said he supports vaccine mandates at the local level, like at schools and businesses. He also said the vaccines are as good as approved, but that formal full approval may help combat hesitancy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday he believes there should be more COVID-19 vaccine mandates at the local level, though he continu...
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Fauci says vaccines should be mandated at the local level but the federal government will not mandate them

Getty/Kevin Dietsch The White House missed its goal of vaccinating 70% of US adults by July 4 amid vaccine hesitancy. Dr. Anthony Fauci said he supported mandates at local institutions like schools and businesses. He also said formal full approval of COVID-19 vaccines in the US might help combat hesitancy. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci on Sunday said he believed there should be more COVID-19 vaccine mandates at the local level but the federal governmen...
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Arkansas is the US's new Delta epicenter. Its health director says 'we've done everything we can' to convince people to get vaccinated.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson watches an ad featuring former NBA star Sidney Moncrief that encourages people to get the COVID-19 vaccine, at the state capitol in Little Rock, May 20, 2021. Andrew Demillo/AP Photo Arkansas is seeing its highest spike in coronavirus cases in nearly five months. The spread of the Delta variant has made it a new epicenter of the US outbreak. But Arkansas health officials are still struggling to convince people to get vaccinated. See more stories on Insider'...
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'Long COVID' could surge among young people as the Delta variant continues to push up infection rates, the UK's top doctor warns

A woman receives the COVID-19 vaccine in Wales, UK. Matthew Horwood/Getty More and more young people could soon become COVID-19 long-haulers, the UK's top doctor warned Tuesday. The number of new COVID-19 cases in the UK is doubling roughly every nine days, mostly caused by the Delta variant. "I regret to say I think we will get a significant amount more long COVID," Chris Whitty said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The UK's top doctor has warned that more young p...
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Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine is less effective at preventing Delta infections than other variants, but still protects against severe illness, preliminary Israeli study says

A COVID-19 vaccination with the Israeli flag in the background. Sebastian Scheiner/AP Early data suggests the Pfizer vaccine is less protective against infection from the Delta variant. But it remains highly protective against hospitalization after infection. However, one expert said it was too early to precisely estimate the vaccine's effectiveness. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine appears to be less protective against infections from ...
Tags: England, Science, Israel, Trends, News UK, Delta, Pfizer, Vaccine, Sebastian Scheiner, Naftali Bennet, Ran Balicer, Balicer, Marianne Guenot, Israel Agence France Presse


Mark Zuckerberg knows how bad Facebook's misinformation problem is because the White House has told him directly

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images White House chief of staff Ron Klain said Facebook is "a giant source" of vaccine misinformation. In a call with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Klain pressed the social media giant to "do better." "This is a life or death situation," Klain told NYT's Kara Swisher on her podcast "Sway." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is facing harsh criticism from President B...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Science, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, World Health Organization, Vaccine, Vaccines, Biden, Wall Street Journal, Zuckerberg, Misinformation


Covid-19 Vaccines Make Breakthrough Infections Shorter, Less Contagious: CDC Study

New research published this week is the latest to indicate that vaccinated people have much less to fear from covid-19. The study found that even in the rare cases when people given mRNA vaccines developed infections, they tended to experience shorter illness and produce less of the virus than unvaccinated people—both…Read more...
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US surgeon general warns unvaccinated people 'you're in trouble' as Delta variant spike

Dr. Vivek Murthy speaking on CNN on June 30, 2021. CNN Vaccination makes a big difference against the Delta variant, the US Surgeon General said Wednesday "If you are not vaccinated, then you're in trouble," Dr. Vivek Murthy told CNN. The Delta variant is becoming dominant in the US, but vaccines are still effective. See more stories on Insider's business page. Vaccination confers a "high degree of protection" against the Delta variant, US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy said on...
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