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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...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is threatening to fine counties and cities if they impose vaccine mandates

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has threatened to fine local governments if they follow the guidance of Biden's vaccine mandate and insist that employees get the COVID-19 shot. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing back against the Biden administration's vaccine mandate. DeSantis threatened to slap $5,000 fines on county and city governments if they require employees to be vaccinated. DeSantis said this would open up local govern...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Trends, New York Times, Miami, Biden, Orange County, Taylor, Gainesville, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, Alachua County, DeSantis, Florida Senate


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...
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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...
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UnitedHealth is underpaying for vaccines

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and today in healthcare news:Pediatricians say UnitedHealthcare is underpaying for coronavirus vaccines;Cancer drug prices are rising in the US, while in other countries they're falling;We took a closer look at the Mu variant, which doesn't seem to be posing a greater threat than Delta.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @lydiaramsey125. Let's g...
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SpaceX wins $152 million NASA contract to launch a series of weather satellites as part of an environmental mission

The lift-off is scheduled to take place in April 2024. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images NASA has awarded SpaceX a $152 million contract to launch weather satellites into orbit. It comes after United Launch Alliance withdrew its bid, Space News reported. The mission is set to launch aboard SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket in April 2024. See more stories on Insider's business page. NASA has picked SpaceX to launch weather satellites as part of the Geostationary Ope...
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The TSA has received more than 4,000 reports of face mask incidents since the requirement was mandated earlier this year

A TSA agent. Paul Hennessy / Echoes Wire/Barcroft Media via Getty Images The TSA has received more than 4,000 reports of face mask incidents since February, according to The Washington Post. An agency spokesperson told the outlet that warning letters have been sent in just under 4,000 of those cases. On Thursday, Biden announced his administration would double the fine for travelers who refuse to wear a mask. See more stories on Insider's business page. The Transportation Security Adm...
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Adults laughed at a teen who was talking at a Tennessee school-board meeting about his grandmother dying of COVID-19, video shows

People demonstrating at a meeting of the school board in Brevard County, Florida, to discuss whether face masks in local schools should be mandatory. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A high-school junior spoke at his district's school-board meeting to advocate for masks in schools. When he said his grandma died from COVID-19 "because someone wasn't wearing a mask," people laughed. A board member said they were "ashamed" by the reactions of some people in the c...
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Adults laughed at a teen who was talking about his grandmother dying of COVID-19 during a school board meeting in Tennessee, video shows

People demonstrate at an emergency meeting of the Brevard County, Florida School Board on Monday to discuss whether face masks in local schools should be mandatory. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A high school junior spoke at his district's school board meeting to advocate for masks in schools. He said his grandma died from COVID-19 "because someone wasn't wearing a mask," prompting laughter from the crowd. A school board member said they were "ashamed" by t...
Tags: News, Masks, Trends, Cnn, Getty Images, Tennessee, Knox, Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, WSMV, Paul Hennessy, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, Kelsey Vlamis, Mask Mandates


The 30 companies engineering students in the US are most excited to work for

SpaceX founder and chief engineer Elon Musk reacts at a post-launch news conference to discuss the SpaceX Crew Dragon astronaut capsule in-flight abort test at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on January 19, 2020. Joe Skipper/Reuters Universum just published its annual ranking of the most attractive employers in the US. Looking at the results for engineering students, a high share of students named SpaceX as an ideal employer. Here are the 30 employers with the highest s...
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AI tools that companies use to scan resumes are stopping 27 million people finding new jobs, a Harvard report says

A man hands his resume to an employer at the 25th annual Central Florida Employment Council Job Fair at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images 27 million "hidden workers" in the US are being filtered out of job applications by automated tech, a report says. Their skills are regularly overlooked by the AI-driven hiring practices many employers rely on. Groups that are disproportionately overlooked include caregivers and immigrants, according to ...
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A Florida councilman who denied the pandemic was real has been hospitalized with COVID-19

People attend a free concert at the Daytona Beach Bandshell on Labor Day weekend on September 5, 2020 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Paul Hennessy/NurPhoto/Getty Images A councilman in Florida's Volusia County, Fred Lowry, was hospitalized with COVID-19. Lowry had previously denied the pandemic was real and mocked Dr. Fauci. He faced calls for his resignation in June after his comments came to light. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fred Lowry, a Florida councilman who den...
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says 'speculation' about him running for president in 2024 is 'purely manufactured'

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference to announce the opening of a monoclonal antibody treatment site for COVID-19 patients at Lakes Church in Lakeland, Florida on August 21, 2021. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday dismissed rumors about a 2024 presidential run. "I hear all this stuff and honestly it's nonsense," he said during a press conference. DeSantis has become a rising star in Republican politics over...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Republicans, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, South Dakota, United Nations, Election, Donald Trump, Vanity Fair, Trump, Governor, Ron DeSantis


The hospitalization rate among teens who are unvaccinated is 10 times higher than teens who are vaccinated, new CDC data shows

A nurse gives a 13-year-old a shot of the vaccine at a vaccination clinic at Health First Medical Centre. On May 12, 2021, the CDC approved the use of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine in 12 through 15-year-old adolescents. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The COVID-19 hospitalization rate among unvaccinated teens was 10 times higher than fully vaccinated teens. The new data was released Friday in the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report said the data...
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2 Florida school districts plan to keep mask mandates in place and are exploring legal action after the state withheld board members' salaries

People demonstrate at an emergency meeting of the Brevard County, Florida School Board on Monday to discuss whether face masks in local schools should be mandatory. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Alachua and Broward counties said they plan to keep school mask mandates despite pushback. Both school districts said they are exploring legal action. The Florida Department of Education said it has withheld board members' salaries in the two counties. See more storie...
Tags: Florida, Trends, Abc News, Broward, Florida Department of Education, Ron DeSantis, Paul Hennessy, Richard Corcoran, Broward County Public Schools, Broward County Public School, Anna Fusco, COVID, Hannah Towey, Vanessa Gu, Vickie Cartwright, Brevard County Florida School Board


An outbreak at a church camp gave 87 people COVID-19. All but 8 were unvaccinated.

Children at a camp in Shavertown, Pennsylvania on August 17. Aimee Dilger/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images A June outbreak at an Illinois church camp exposed more than 1,100 people to the coronavirus. Eighty-seven campers and staffers got infected, all but eight of whom were unvaccinated. No vaccinated people were hospitalized. A total of 180 infections were linked to the outbreak. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nearly 300 teenagers piled into buses and vans in June t...
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Vaccines could get authorized for young kids this fall. Here are the drug companies' most likely timelines.

Monserat Ramos, 3, kept a close eye on the needle as her grandparents got vaccinated in Los Angeles on March 5. Francine Orr /Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Coronavirus vaccines won't be available for children under 12 until fall at the earliest. Pfizer expects to know how its vaccine performs among kids ages 5 to 11 by the end of September. Moderna could produce data for that same age group in late fall or early winter. See more stories on Insider's business page. It's one...
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Spirit Airlines crew was asked to change out of their uniforms for their safety to avoid angry passengers, report says

Passengers waiting in line at the Spirit Airlines check-in counter at Orlando International Airport on August 6, the sixth day that the airline had canceled hundreds of flights. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A Spirit Airlines crew was escorted to safety after facing angry travelers, The Times reported. An unnamed crew member said they were asked to change their uniforms for their safety. Spirit Airlines caused an uproar earlier this month after canceling thousands ...
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Spirit Airlines crew were asked to change out of their uniforms for their safety to avoid angry passengers, report says

Passengers wait in line at the Spirit Airlines check-in counter at Orlando International Airport on the sixth day the airline has cancelled hundreds of flights, on August 6, 2021. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A Spirit Airlines crew had to be escorted to safety after facing angry travelers earlier this month, The New York Times reported. An unnamed crew member said they were asked to change their uniforms to conceal who they worked for. Spirit Airlines caused an up...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, New York Times, News UK, Spirit, Times, Cnbc, Federal Aviation Administration, Puerto Rico, San Juan, Christie, Spirit Airlines, Orlando International Airport, San Juan Airport, Paul Hennessy


Florida hospitals order mobile morgues to deal with COVID-19 death overflow, report says

AdventHealth said that is has "begun utilizing" mobile morgues at 10 campuses throughout Florida. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A hospital system in central Florida has ordered 14 mobile morgues to deal with the overflow of COVID-19 deaths. These mobile morgues are also "quickly becoming filled" as coronavirus cases in Florida surge, Newsweek reported. On Friday, Florida reported 1,727 COVID-19 deaths in its weekly report - the most on record. See more stories on ...
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Pfizer and BioNTech surge after the FDA officially approves its COVID-19 vaccine

Malikai McPherson, 16, receives Pfizer's vaccine at a vaccination clinic in Melbourne, Florida on May 17, 2021. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Shares of Pfizer and BioNTech soared on Monday after the FDA officially approved their COVID-19 vaccine.The vaccine developed and distributed by the pair was the first to receive emergency use authorization late last year.Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine will be marketed as Comirnaty and is approved for people 16 years and older....
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Republican-led Florida county defies GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis on school mask ban

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference at LifeScience Logistics to urge the Biden administration to approve Florida's plan to import prescription drugs from Canada, thereby saving Floridians an estimated $100 million annually on drug costs. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Sarasota County School Board on Friday became the sixth district in Florida to require masks. In a 3-2 vote, the board enacted a 90-day mask mandate in defiance of an order f...
Tags: Florida, Politics, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Canada, Gop, Delta, Public Schools, Biden, Donald Trump, Broward County, State Board of Education, Palm Beach, Sarasota, Broward


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


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 ...
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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...
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815 Florida doctors are pushing Gov. Ron DeSantis to lift his order forbidding mask mandates at schools

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 815 physicians signed an open letter asking Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to repeal his anti-mask laws. DeSantis issued an executive order in July that prohibits schools from mandating facemasks. Florida currently leads the nation in hospitalized children with COVI...
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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


Flight attendant union sends blistering response to Spirit's request for airport volunteers amid cancellation chaos

Passengers waiting in line at the Spirit Airlines check-in counter at Orlando International Airport on the sixth day that the airline canceled hundreds of flights. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Spirit asked flight attendants to volunteer at the Fort Lauderdale airport amid mass cancellations. The Spirit COO later apologized to workers, saying the request was "insulting" and "poorly timed." A union representative fired back at Spirit: "Why get abused for free when ...
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Flight attendant union sends blistering response to Spirit's request for airport volunteers amid cancellation chaos: 'Why get abused for free when you can get paid for it?'

Passengers wait in line at the Spirit Airlines check-in counter at Orlando International Airport on the sixth day the airline has cancelled hundreds of flights. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Spirit asked flight attendants to volunteer at Fort Lauderdale Airport amid mass cancellations. The Spirit COO later apologized to workers, saying the request was "insulting" and "poorly timed." A union representative fired back at Spirit: "Why get abused for free when you can...
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SHOWDOWN: Florida school officials are in a standoff with Gov. Ron DeSantis over mask requirements as back-to-school season approaches

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a press conference at LifeScience Logistics to urge the Biden administration to approve Florida's plan to import prescription drugs from Canada, thereby saving Floridians an estimated $100 million annually on drug costs. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images A growing number of Florida school officials and educators are defying the governor's ban on mask mandates in schools. The battle comes as most Floridian children will soon h...
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