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The leader of a Hawaii anti-vax group caught COVID-19 and almost died. He now supports vaccines and wants his group's protests to stop.

A poster in an airport in Honolulu, Hawaii. AP Photo/Caleb Jones The founder of a Hawaii group opposing COVID-19 rules and vaccine mandates has asked people to stop. Chris Wikoff, who was recently hospitalized with COVID-19, previously dismissed it as "a little flu." He told local media he is considering getting vaccinated now. See more stories on Insider's business page. The cofounder of a Hawaiian group protesting vaccine mandates and COVID-19 rules is now calling people to end the c...
Tags: Science, White House, Trends, Hawaii, News UK, Vaccine, Josh Green, HONOLULU Hawaii, Hawaii News Now, KFYR, Caleb Jones, Anti-vaxx, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Marianne Guenot


A meteorologist was fired from his TV station after 33 years at the job because he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine

FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Karl Bohnak, a meteorologist who spent 33 years at NBC affiliate WLUC, has been fired. He said the television station fired him because he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine. "I have authority over my body," Bohnak wrote in a Facebook post announcing his termination. See more stories on Insider's business page. A meteorologist who spent more than 30 years working at a Michigan TV station has been fired after he refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine. E...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Science, News, Nbc, US, Trends, Atlanta, Healthcare, Michigan, Vaccine, Biden, Gray Television, Frederic J Brown, WLUC, Coronavirus


Active-duty soldiers must be fully vaccinated by December 15 or else be suspended or dismissed, the US Army said

A solider looks at the US flag. RICK LOOMIS/LA TIMES POOL/AFP via Getty Images The US Army said active troops who don't get vaccinated by Dec. 15 could be disciplined or dismissed. It said soldiers who refuse vaccines will be counseled, but could be punished if they still refuse. "This is quite literally a matter of life and death for our Soldiers," the Army Surgeon General said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Active units in the US Army must get be fully vaccinated a...
Tags: Science, US, Trends, News UK, Army, Pentagon, US Army, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Vaccine, Sinead Baker, Military & Defense, Speed desk, Vaccine Mandate, LA TIMES POOL AFP, Getty Images The US Army, Scott Dingle


6 LAPD employees sued the city over its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, saying it creates a 'hostile work environment'

Los Angeles Police Department officers. David McNew/Getty Images LA is requiring city employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by Oct. 5, with some exemptions. Six LAPD employees are suing the city, saying the mandate violates their rights. They said it created a "hostile work environment" in the police force. See more stories on Insider's business page. Six Los Angeles Police Department employees are suing the city over its vaccine mandate, which requires most city employees ...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, La, Los Angeles, Trends, News UK, Lapd, US District Court, Los Angeles Times, LA Times, Los Angeles Police Department, David McNew Getty, Coronavirus, COVID, Sinead Baker


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


Vaccine mandates are proving successful in European countries. That may bode well for the US.

A woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine in Wales, UK. Matthew Horwood/Getty Biden's new vaccine mandates aim to boost lagging vaccination rates in the US. France, Greece, and Italy have all had success with this approach. Their vaccination rates rose shortly after instating new vaccine requirements. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden unveiled a spate of new vaccine mandates on Thursday, amid an ongoing struggle to convince unvaccinated Americans to seek C...
Tags: Europe, Science, News, Greece, Wales, France, US, Trends, Mario Draghi, Joe Biden, Italy, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Associated Press, Pfizer


Biden is reportedly set to require vaccines at any health facility that gets government funding. That's nearly all of them.

Dado Ruvic/Reuters Biden is expected to announce a COVID-19 vaccine requirement at healthcare facilities that get federal funding, sources told Politico. Staff at hospitals that require Medicare or Medicaid funding would be required to be vaccinated. The move is part of the president's larger plan to stop the spread of COVID-19, the sources said. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden plans to require COVID-19 vaccines for staff at all healthcare faciliti...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Medicare, Vaccines, Biden, Kelly McLaughlin, Biden Administration, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Covid-19 Vaccine


Job boards for workplaces that specifically don't require COVID-19 vaccinations are popping up as more employers have started requiring the shot

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 More companies are implementing vaccine mandates for employees after Pfizer's FDA approval. Now, job boards are popping up to connect anti-vax workers with employers that don't require the shot. One site listed multiple openings for nurses at rural nursing homes that said: "No Jab required." See more stories on Insider's business page. Job boa...
Tags: Texas, Science, News, Minnesota, Cdc, White House, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Chicago, Healthcare, Arizona, Delta, Food And Drug Administration, Wisconsin


2 tourists were arrested in Hawaii in connection with fake COVID-19 vaccination cards, officials say

A traveler is assisted by a state official at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Honolulu. Marco Garcia/Associated Press Two tourists were arrested Sunday and accused with violating Hawaii's COVID-19 travel rules, officials said. Officials said the pair falsified vaccination documents in order to travel to the state. Travelers can provide proof of vaccination to avoid a mandatory 10-day quarantine upon arrival. See more stories on Insider's busin...
Tags: Travel, Science, News, California, US, America, Trends, Hawaii, Honolulu, Logan, HONOLULU Hawaii, Daniel K Inouye International Airport, Daniel K Inouye Airport, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID


Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett denied students' request to block Indiana University's vaccine mandate

Students at Boston College wearing masks as they walk on campus. MediaNews Group/Boston Herald via Getty Images The Supreme Court allowed Indiana University to require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19. A group of students asked the court to block the requirement, a request that lower courts denied. The case is the first legal battle over a COVID-19 vaccine mandate to reach the Supreme Court. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Supreme Court on Thursday denied a r...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, Supreme Court, College, Politico, US, America, Trends, Indiana, Higher Education, Indiana University, Boston College, Supreme Court Justice, Barrett, Chronicle of Higher Education


Fauci calls for vaccine mandates for teachers even as the largest teachers' union speaks out against it

Dr. Anthony Fauci. Pool / Pool/ Getty Images "I absolutely lean strongly toward" vaccine mandates for teachers, Anthony Fauci told USA Today. His comments come as children - many too young to be vaccinated - return to school. Although the second-largest teachers' union has endorsed vaccine mandates, the largest one has not. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci has said that he would "lean strongly toward" vaccine mandates being imposed for teachers as scho...
Tags: Science, White House, US, Trends, Teachers, News UK, Delta, Vaccines, Usa Today, Anthony Fauci, American Federation Of Teachers, Randi Weingarten, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Fauci, NAE, NBC s Meet the Press


Biden administration to announce a vaccine mandate for federal employees on Thursday: report

President Joe Biden Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The Biden administration is expected to announce a vaccine mandate for federal employees on Thursday. CNN first reported that the announcement was coming on Thursday. The move would affect an estimated 2.1 million people. See more stories on Insider's business page. CNN reported that the Biden administration will announce a vaccine mandate or regular testing requirement for federal workers as early as Thursday.President Joe Biden initial...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Biden, Gavin Newsom, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Breaking, Coronavirus, COVID, Joe Biden Doug Mills, Azmi Haroun Charles Davis


Biden administration weighing a vaccine mandate for all federal employees

President Joe Biden Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The Biden administration is reportedly considering a vaccine mandate for federal employees. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden revealed on Tuesday that the federal government is weighing whether to implement a vaccine mandate for the entire federal workforce as the US grapples with a rise in COVID-19 cases.The move would follow recent decisions to require vaccines for state workers in California by Gov. Gavi...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Gavin Newsom, Bill DeBlasio, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Breaking, Coronaivrus, Azmi Haroun, Joe Biden Doug Mills, Speed desk


Biden administration expected to announce a vaccine mandate for federal employees on Thursday: report

President Joe Biden Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images The Biden administration is expected to announce a vaccine mandate for federal employees on Thursday, according to a report. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden revealed on Tuesday that the federal government is weighing whether to implement a vaccine mandate for the entire federal workforce as the US grapples with a rise in COVID-19 cases.CNN reported that the Biden administration is expected to announce the...
Tags: Politics, Science, California, White House, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Bill De Blasio, Biden, Gavin Newsom, US Department of Veterans Affairs, Breaking, Coronavirus, COVID



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