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A Florida school says students who get vaxxed must stay home for 30 days due to unfounded claim that they'll infect others

Junior Molly Day gets her first Pfizer Biontech COVID vaccine at Ridley High School in Ridley, Pennsylvania on May, 3, 2021. Pete Bannan/MediaNews Group/Daily Times via Getty Images Centner Academy in Florida told parents any student who gets vaccinated must quarantine for 30 days. That's because of a belief that vaccinated students can infect unvaccinated students, WSVN reported. An infectious disease expert who spoke with WSVN characterized that belief as "science fiction." A private...
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States spent at least $89 million on COVID-19 vaccine lotteries. None of them worked, new research suggests.

Heidi Russell, of Aurora, Colorado, was the fifth and final $1 million winner in the state's vaccine lottery. David Zalubowski/AP States' vaccine lotteries did not raise COVID-19 vaccination rates, new research suggests. The tens of millions of dollars spent on those lotteries were not a good use of funds, economists say. The finding could inform plans for future public-health emergencies. In the spring, when Ohio announced it was holding a $1 million lottery to encourage residents...
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The psychology of vaccine hesitancy and refusal

Once South Africa secured adequate amounts of vaccines, we were faced with a baffling dilemma. Not everyone wanted to take it The post The psychology of vaccine hesitancy and refusal appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
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J&J boosters are on the horizon for everyone who got that shot - regardless of age, job, or health

Unlike Pfizer and Moderna's booster shot applications, which the FDA authorized only for certain groups, J&J's extra dose will be available to anyone who received the first shot once it's authorized. Brendan McDermid/Reuters An FDA expert panel on Friday unanimously recommended the authorization of a J&J booster shot. If approved, the booster will be available to anyone who received the J&J shot. J&J recipients had felt in the dark and ignored by public-heath authorities for mo...
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Here's what it was like to get one Covid shot in Nigeria, where less than 3% are vaccinated, and a second in the UK, where people are already getting access to booster shots

The author, Paul Adepoju (left), got his first Covid vaccine shot in Nigeria. The center was so crowded that there was no room to sit down. Paul Adepoju In Nigeria, less than 3% of the population has gotten the Covid vaccine. In the UK, 68% of people are fully vaccinated. Life is returning to normal in both places - but in Nigeria, most people must make do without the vaccine. There's a growing push to speed up vaccine access in poor countries. I got my first COVID-19 vaccine shot in...
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The FDA's expert panel just unanimously backed Moderna's booster shot for high-risk groups, paving way for the agency's OK

Moderna stock has soared over the last year on the back of its coronavirus vaccine. Radek Mica/Getty Images On Thursday the FDA's expert panel voted in favor of booster shots of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna is seeking an OK for all older adults (65+) and younger adults at high risk of severe COVID-19. The FDA now has to decide whether or not to OK Moderna's booster shot. Moderna just got a step closer to rolling out a COVID-19 booster shot to the general public. A panel...
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An Ohio woman was denied a life-saving liver transplant after refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine

Clinicians work on intubating a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images Michelle Vitullo can't get her planned liver transplant since she and her donor won't get vaccinated. Vitullo has end-stage liver disease, which is fatal without transplantation. Hospitals say COVID-19 vaccination is necessary for the safety of both donor and recipient. After years battling stage-four liver cancer and...
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A drugmaker backed by the company that owns Marlboro cigarettes plans to launch the world's first plant-based COVID-19 vaccine

A nurse is inoculated with the Pfizer/BioNTEch coronavirus vaccine in Toronto, Canada, December 14, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio A Japanese drugmaker plans to submit data for a plant-based COVID-19 vaccine to Canadian regulators. The vaccine is made using a relative of the tobacco plant. Medicago, which is making the vaccine, is part-owned by tobacco giant Philip Morris International. The world's first plant-based COVID-19 vaccine could reach Canada's drug regulator by the end of th...
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Fully vaccinated people who previously had COVID-19 should be last in line for booster shots, experts say

A health worker administers a dose of the Pfizer vaccine in the Palestinian neighborhood of Beit Hanina, on August 29, 2021. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images Fully vaccinated people with a past COVID-19 infection may be last to get booster shots. COVID-19 infection can trigger the immune response in a similar way to booster shots. Therefore, these people have already had "three exposures," one expert said. Fully vaccinated people who previously had COVID-19 could be the last in line for boo...
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Florida issued a $3.5 million fine against a county that enforced COVID-19 vaccine passports

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images In April, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis banned government agencies from imposing vaccine passports. On Tuesday, the state fined Leon County over $3.5 million for violating that policy. Leon County fired 14 employees who did not show proof of vaccination by the October 1 deadline. A Florida county was fined over $3.5 million by the state's health department for violating Gov. Ron DeSantis's executive ord...
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The needle-free COVID-19 treatments undergoing testing right now

Hello,Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm healthcare editor Leah Rosenbaum, and today in healthcare news:Here are the needle-free COVID-19 treatments undergoing testing right now;What you need to know about kids getting the Pfizer vaccine;AstraZenca's new antibody drug is the first that's shown to prevent and treat COVID-19.If you're new to this newsletter, sign up here. Comments, tips? Email me at [email protected] or tweet @leah_rosenbaum. Let's get to it... While ...
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Kids ages 5-11 could start getting Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine next month. Here's what to know and how to get your child a shot.

Finley Martin, 14, gets the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at the First Baptist Church of Pasadena, on May 14, 2021 in California. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Pfizer has formally asked the FDA to authorize its COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use among kids ages 5 to 11. A doctor who helped run Pfizer's vaccine trial told Insider he wants his kids to be "first in line." Here are the answers to common questions parents might have about the vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. On ...
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The White House says vaccine mandates raised employee vaccination by 20+ percentage points

President Joe Biden delivers remark on Thursday, Sept. 9, 2021 in Washington, DC. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images A White House report says vaccine mandates helped raise vaccination rates. The report argues that the requirements were increased employee vaccination rates by 20+ percentage points. The mandate for private employers has not been enacted yet, but some businesses moved pre-emptively. See more stories on Insider's business page. The White House said that...
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The WHO approved the world's first malaria vaccine and said it could save tens of thousands of lives each year

In this file photo taken Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, health officials prepare to vaccine residents of the Malawi village of Tomali, where young children become test subjects for the world's first vaccine against malaria. AP Photo/Jerome Delay The World Health Organization on Wednesday recommended the "world's first" malaria vaccine. The approval is based on results from an ongoing campaign in Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi. Malaria kills about 400,000 people a year, nearly all of them livi...
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United Airlines says it's down to only 232 employees who face termination for defying its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for 67,000 workers

United Airlines United Airlines says the number of employees defying its vaccine mandate has dropped further. The number first fell from 593 to 320 and has now fallen lower still to 232 workers. The company had set a September 27 deadline for its 67,000 US employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. See more stories on Insider's business page. Even more United Airlines employees have come into compliance with the company's COVID-19 vaccine mandate since facing termination for defying i...
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JPMorgan says it's banning business travel for unvaccinated staff and will soon deduct extra pay for COVID-19 tests and health insurance: report

Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase & Co. Scott Olson/Getty Images JPMorgan said it's banning business travel for unvaccinated employees, Bloomberg first reported. The bank also said it would deduct extra pay from unvaccinated staff to cover COVID-19 tests. Vaccines were now mandatory for new hires in some roles, JPMorgan wrote in the memo, per Bloomberg. See more stories on Insider's business page. JPMorgan is set to ban business travel for unvaccinated employees and d...
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Mandatory Vaccination Policies Go Mainstream

Yesterday, I made a return appearance on This Week in Connecticut with Dennis House to discuss mandatory vaccination policies.  (My thanks to Dennis for the invite back.) If you’ve been following the topic, there isn’t a lot new the last few weeks but here’s what employers should know right now about them: Despite an announcement several weeks ago, OSHA has yet to release the draft or final versions of the Emergency Temporary Standard that will require employers to mandate the COVID vaccine to...
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Israel tightened its COVID vaccine pass to require a booster shot to get into most indoor venues

People eat at a restaurant in Jerusalem, on March 7, 2021, after Israel reopened restaurants, bars and cafes to vaccinated "green pass" holders. Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images Israel plans to change its vaccine passports soon to require booster shots. Its "green pass" is due to become invalid if a booster shot is not taken within six months of the second dose. Isreal is the first country to add boosters to its vaccination certificates. See more stories on Insider's business page. Isra...
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Former FDA commissioner says COVID-19 vaccine included in childhood immunization schedule is 'inevitable'

FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb Reuters Former FDA Commissioner says COVID-19 vaccine in childhood immunization schedule is "inevitable." During an interview on "Face the Nation," Dr. Scott Gottlieb predicted that more states will have their own vaccine mandates. His comments come after California Gov. Gavin Newsom mandated vaccines for eligible school children. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said he thi...
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Fauci says he backs California Gov. Gavin Newsom's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for schoolchildren

Pool / Pool/ Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci said he agrees with California Gov. Newsom's vaccine requirement for students. "We've been doing this for decades," he said on "Face The Nation" on Sunday. Other officials, like West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice, said he wouldn't implement a similar mandate. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, said he backs California Gov. Gavin Newsom's COVID-19 vaccin...
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One chart shows the most common COVID-19 booster side effects from Pfizer, Moderna, J&J's vaccines

A Thai healthcare worker receives a booster dose of Pfizer's vaccine in Bangkok on August 9, 2021. Vichan Poti/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Side effects from COVID-19 booster shots generally resemble those after a second dose. Fatigue, headaches, and muscle aches are common after both. But two shots of J&J's vaccine yields fewer side effects than three shots of Pfizer or Moderna. See more stories on Insider's business page. Second and third doses of COVID-19 vacci...
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Alaska Airlines says it will require all of its employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19, citing President Biden's vaccine mandate for federal contractors

An Alaska Airlines plane taking off at JFK. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Alaska Airlines has told staff they need to get the COVID-19 vaccine, reversing its earlier stance. The company explained it's a government contractor, so the federal vaccine mandate applies to it. The deadline for Alaska Air's roughly 22,000 workers to be vaccinated may be as early as December 8. See more stories on Insider's business page. Alaska Airlines has announced a COVID-19 vaccination requirement fo...
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United says 273 employees reported they were vaccinated after the company said they would be fired over the company's strict vaccine mandate

A United employee with a vaccination card. United Airlines United's number of unvaccinated workers dropped from 593 to 320 after they faced termination. The carrier required all nonexempt US employees to be fully inoculated by September 27 or be fired. Over 99% of the company's nonexempt US workforce has been vaccinated against COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nearly half of United Airlines' unvaccinated workers have now provided proof of inoculation s...
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United says 273 employees reported they were vaccinated after the company said they would be fired due to the company's strict vaccine mandate

United employee with vaccination United Airlines United Airlines' number of unvaccinated workers has dropped from 593 to 320 after facing termination. The carrier required all non-exempt US employees to be fully inoculated by September 27 or be fired. Over 99% of the company's non-exempt US workforce has been vaccinated against COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. Nearly half of United Airlines' unvaccinated workers have provided proof of inoculation since...
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I just got the Pfizer booster shot at Walgreens - I felt a sense of urgency to do it since I can't socially distance at my job

Sagar Tolani is a math teacher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sagar Tolani Sagar Tolani is a 36-year-old high school math teacher in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He got a Pfizer booster vaccine shot on Monday, September 27 at a local Walgreens. The side effects worse than his second shot, but not as bad as the first, he told freelance writer Sarah Prager. See more stories on Insider's business page. This as-told-to essay is based on a transcribed conversation with Sagar Tolani, a math teacher from ...
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LeBron James FINALLY Reveals He’s Vaccinated…But He Still Won’t Urge Others To Do The Same

After months of dodging questions, LeBron James has finally confirmed that he's vaccinated against COVID-19.
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Unions representing American and Southwest Airlines pilots say a vaccine mandate could cause a staff shortage and disrupt travel, reports say

Pilots chatting in front of an American Airlines plane. Mike Stone/Reuters Pilots have warned of staff shortages if vaccines become mandatory, Politico first reported. Joe Biden has told big businesses they need to mandate vaccines or weekly tests for staff. The APA, which represents American Airlines pilots, warned of "mass terminations of unvaccinated pilots," per Politico. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pilots at two major airlines have warned of staff shortages and di...
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Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announces he just received a COVID booster shot: 'It was an easy decision'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Alex Wong/Getty Images Mitch McConnell announced on Monday that he received a 3rd dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. "It was an easy decision to receive a booster," McConnell said, noting that he's survived polio. The CDC authorized booster shots for a wide swath of Americans on Friday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell announced during a floor speech on Monday that he has received a thi...
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New York won't extend unemployment benefits to healthcare workers fired over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Clinicians work on intubating a COVID-19 patient in the ICU at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in Lake Charles, Louisiana on August 10, 2021. Mario Tama/Getty Images New York will not extend unemployment benefits to most unvaccinated healthcare workers who are fired over the vaccine mandate. The mandate goes into effect Monday, making it necessary for healthcare workers in New York to be vaccinated against COVID-19. New York Governor Kathy Hochul is ready to call in the National Guard in ca...
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WELP: Kyrie Irving & More NBA Anti-Vaxxers And Conspiracy Theorists Are Risking The Season For Their Beliefs

But, of course, it's not just Kyrie. The Orlando Magic’s 23-year-old starting forward, Jonathan Isaac, is deeply religious and proudly unvaccinated.
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