Vaccine hesitancy

Live updates: Colorado confirms case of omicron variant

3 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

By The Associated Press DENVER - Colorado became the third U.S. state to detect a case of the omicron variant in a woman who had recently traveled to Africa, state health...
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New York City Sets Vaccine Mandate for Religious and Private School Workers

5 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The directive, which affects 56,000 employees, may face opposition at yeshivas, because of resistance to coronavirus vaccines among some Orthodox Jews.
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Biden doesn't think weekend federal shutdown will happen

13 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Congressional leaders reached agreement Thursday on a spending bill that would keep the government running through mid-February, though a temporary federal...
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Omicron Is Here. Should You Cancel Your Trip?

13 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Most people have become used to making health-risk assessments during the pandemic, but that doesn't make the decision about whether to travel or cancel easier - especially...
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The Benefits of Vaccinating Kids against COVID Far Outweigh the Risks of Myocarditis

23 minutes ago   |   Scientific American

Vaccination is likely to prevent many more COVID cases than it is to cause a rare and nonfatal heart side effect in 5-11-year-olds
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COVID In MN: Omicron Variant Detected In Vaccinated Minnesotan Who Traveled To NYC Anime Convention

COVID In MN: Omicron Variant Detected In Vaccinated Minnesotan Who Traveled To NYC Anime Convention

39 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Department of Health has confirmed that the COVID-19 Omicron variant has been detected for the first time in the state. It's the second confirmed...
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India confirms first omicron cases in 2 with who recently traveled

47 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News

While more than half of India is at least partially vaccinated, only 32% are fully vaccinated.
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South Africa accelerates vaccination campaign amid surge

53 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

South Africa has accelerated its vaccination campaign by giving jabs at pop-up sites in shopping centers and transportation hubs to combat a rapid rise in new COVID-19 cases a...
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Biden says he doesn't want lockdowns and won't expand vaccine mandates to fight Covid this winter

53 minutes ago   |   CNBC

President Joe Biden said on Thursday his plan to fight Covid during the winter doesn't include shutdowns or lockdowns.
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Anti-Vaccination Ad Mysteriously Appears at N.Y.C. Bus Stop

55 minutes ago   |   NY Times

City officials said the ad, which contained false information and was seen at a bus stop in Brooklyn, had not been authorized. It was later removed.
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New York lobster roll chain coming to Upper Fells Point

New York lobster roll chain coming to Upper Fells Point

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South Africa accelerates vaccination campaign amid surge

South Africa has accelerated its vaccination campaign by giving jabs at pop-up sites in shopping centers and transportation hubs to combat a rapid rise in new COVID-19 cases a... Read more ...

3rd federal team to assist Minnesota hospitals with COVID-19

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Mexico threatens legal action on US electric vehicle subsidy

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Joe Biden Says No Government Shutdown Unless Someone 'Decides to Be Totally...

Lawmakers have until Friday at midnight to pass a measure to keep the federal government operating. Read more ...

Ex-Sheriff Who Sexually Abused Boys Pleads Guilty in Work-Release Bribery Scheme

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NASA awards Blue Origin, Northrop Grumman and Nanoracks with contracts to...

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Biden says he doesn't want lockdowns and won't expand vaccine mandates to...

President Joe Biden said on Thursday his plan to fight Covid during the winter doesn't include shutdowns or lockdowns. Read more ...