Wednesday, July 28

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Alabama, covid, Louisiana, Science, UK News, UK Weekend, Vaccine

Alabama doctor describes how sick COVID patients’beg’ for the vaccine but she can only hold their hand and tell them it is too late

Amid rising cases of COVID-19, doctors are begging people to get their vaccines. One doctor said, "it's a choice between the jab or death." But anti-vaxx trolls are attacking these people online, making them nervous to speak out. LoadingSomething is loading. Whilst COVID-19 deaths soar in the USA amongst unvaccinated people, doctors have been ...
Arkansas, coronavirus, covid, Healthcare, Healthcare Workers, Medical Bills, Medical costs, News UK, UK Weekend

A healthcare worker who was hospitalized for a month with COVID-19 says she now has nearly $1 million in medical bills

Shenita Russie caught COVID-19 while working in Boston as a mobile respiratory therapist, Newsweek reported. She became so unwell that she was put in a medically-induced coma. Russie has racked up an eye-watering amount in medical bills. "Close to a million dollars," she told THV11. LoadingSomething is loading. A healthcare worker from Arkansas...
Anti-Vaccination, Conspiracy, covid, NHS, UK News, UK Weekend, Vaccine

Anti-vaxx conspiracy theorist tells rally that healthcare workers fighting COVID could face Nuremberg-style trials

Thousands gathered in London's Trafalgar Square to protest the use of COVID-19 vaccinations. Kate Shemirani-a former nurse who was struck off-compared the use of the jabs to Nazi-era medical testing. Several other high-profile conspiracy theorists spoke at the event, including David Icke and Piers Corbyn. LoadingSomething is loading. Mass anti...
covid, Mitch McConell, Politics, republican congress, trump, UK News, UK Weekend, Vaccine

At the recent CPAC, attendees celebrated the failure of Biden’s goal to vaccinate 70% of adults. Now top Republicans have U-turned, urging people to get their jab.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as the Senate Rules Committee holds a hearing on the "For the People Act," which would expand access to voting and other voting reforms, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 24 , 2021. Scott J. Applewhite/AP Summary List Placement High-profile Republicans are switching from a previous vaccine hesitant stance and now urging Americans to get their COVID-19 vaccines, as soon as possible. Only two weeks ago at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, attendees cheered and clapped that Biden had not been able to "sucker" people and had missed his goal of vaccinating 70% of adults. Vaccine hesitancy on the right had metastasized into o...
BI Commentary, Consumer spending, covid, delta variant, Economy, Federal Reserve, GDP, Markets, Opinión, Pandemic

The US economy’s boom is far from over — even with the Delta surge

With the Delta variant surging, COVID worries on once again on the rise. But there's no reason to worry about the US economy, even with new restrictions being floated. A helpful Fed, the encouraging data around vaccines, and flush consumers should keep the economy chugging along. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
China, China Communist Party, covid, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Politics, UK News, UK Weekend

Marjorie Taylor Greene said she would deport Chinese people who are’loyal’ to the Chinese Communist Party

Marjorie Taylor Greene wants to "kick out every single Chinese in this country that is loyal to the CCP". The United States has a history of questioning the loyalty of Asian American immigrants. Greene made the comments while speaking to Steve Bannon on his show. LoadingSomething is loading. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said that if she was in c...
anti-vaccinationists, coronavirus, coronavirus vacccine, covid, Florida, Healthcare, icu, News UK, Science, UK Weekend, Vaccinations, vaccine hesitancy

COVID-19 patients in ICUs at a Florida hospital are’begging’ to be vaccinated, nurse says

Patients in ICUs at a Florida hospital are "begging" to be vaccinated, a nurse told CNN. Almost all of the patients in ICUs at the hospital have not yet received a shot, CNN reported. The nurse often has to remind patients that the right time to get vaccinated is before getting sick, she said. LoadingSomething is loading. Patients in intensive ...
BioNTech, coronavirus, coronavirus vaccine, covid, Health, Healthcare, Pfizer, Science

8 weeks between shots is the’sweet spot’ for giving Pfizer’s two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, UK researchers say

Giving two doses of Pfizer's shot eight weeks apart could best protect against the Delta variant. A study found that the eight-week delay boosted immune responses higher than waiting 21 days. It's a trade-off between needing two doses and optimizing the immune response, the researchers said. See more stories on Insider's business page. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
coronavirus, covid, Fauci, Health, Healthcare, mask, Science, Vaccine

Fauci says fully vaccinated people’might want to consider’ wearing a mask indoors as a precaution against the Delta variant

Fully vaccinated Americans may "want to consider" masks indoors, Dr. Fauci said. Fauci said the Delta variant had an "extraordinary capability of transmitting from person to person." More fully vaccinated Americans are catching COVID-19, albeit with milder, or no, symptoms. LoadingSomething is loading. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the US' top doctor, sai...
covid, Vaccine, Vivek Murthy

US Surgeon General says he’s’worried for what is to come’ and warns that’this pandemic is not over’

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said he is "worried about what is come" amid a rise in COVID-19 cases. "We are seeing increasing cases among the unvaccinated in particular," Murthy said on CNN's "State of the Union." His comments come as the Delta variant is hitting states with low vaccination rates. LoadingSomething is loading. ...