Well, tonight nearly 40 percent of Americans are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But we’re learning more tonight about how long that protection may last and when you’ll need a booster shot. Tonight, a COVID vaccine booster could be necessary by fall for people who are already fully vaccinated.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has begun an investigation into reports of myocarditis (heart inflammation) in people between 16 and 45 years of age after receiving either the genetically engineered experimental messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA) BNT162b2 and mRNA-1273 biologics for COVID-19 developed by Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious […]
By the end of April 2021, more than five million people in the United States, or about eight percent of the population, had not received the second dose of the experimental mRNA Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna/NIAID COVID-19 vaccines being distributed under an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) granted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Hundreds of thousands of British citizens marched in central London on May 29, 2021 in a “Unite for Freedom” rally to protest against the government’s COVID-19 lockdowns, vaccine passports and other pandemic-related regulations and restrictions.1 2 Chanting “no more lockdowns” and “take your freedom back,” protesters later gathered at the Westfield shopping center, which was […]
Story Highlights Despite ongoing concerns about overpopulation, birth rates are falling worldwide, and in many countries populations are projected to drop by half by the end of this century. Decreasing birth rates have been attributed to such social changes as increasing access to higher education for women, modern methods of contraception and economic considerations leading […]
OSHA Revises Employer Guidelines on COVID Vaccine Reactions to Avoid “Appearance” of Discouraging Vaccination
As an increasing number of employers including restaurants, colleges and health care facilities are requiring the COVID-19 vaccine, many employers are looking to the federal Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration (OSHA), among other government agencies, for guidance on how to proceed with COVID-19 vaccination protocols.