Tuesday, July 27

Vaccine

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The CDC now recommends masks for vaccinated people — but at least 6 major cities had already told residents to mask up again

LoadingSomething is loading. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Tuesday that vaccinated people wear masks in public indoor settings — a change from the previous guidelines, which suggested vaccinated people didn't need masks. The new rules apply to areas of the country with high rates of coronavirus transmission, as well as K-12 schools, the CDC said.Some vaccinated Americans, though, have already been told to ma...
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CDC: The coronavirus could be’just a few mutations’ away from evading the vaccines

The head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday that the coronavirus is "just a few mutations potentially away" from possibly evading the available COVID-19 vaccines. "The largest concern that I think we in public health and science are worried about is that virus and the potential mutations away we are from a very transmissible virus that has the potential to evade our vaccines, in terms of how it protects us from severe disease and death," CDC director Rochelle Walensky said during a press briefing. Walensky added, "The big concern is that the next variant that might emerge-just a few mutations potentially away-could potentially evade our vaccines. "She explained that "f...
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A British ICU doctor described seeing her patients regret not getting vaccinated:’You can see it dawn on them’

A British ICU doctor says the "vast majority" of her COVID-19 patients have been "completely unvaccinated." Samantha Batt-Rawden told The Guardian that many regret not getting the jab after they wind up hospitalized. "You can see it dawn on them that they potentially made the biggest mistake of their lives," she said. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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The vaccine mandate’tipping point’: These entities are requiring vaccines as the Delta variant spreads

On Monday, city, state, and federal agencies began to announce vaccine mandates. California, New York City, and the US Dept. of Veteran Affairs became the first government entities to do so. A group representing 300 bars in San Francisco will require vax cards. More entities may follow. LoadingSomething is loading. As COVID-19 cases rise again ...
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Arkansas GOP governor who is holding town halls to urge vaccinations said people he meets have called the shot a’bioweapon’ and talked about’mind control’

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is combatting misinformation and "myths" about the COVID-19 vaccines. Hutchinson is traveling around the state to encourage residents to get vaccinated. Arkansas has one of the lowest vaccinations rates and is also seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. LoadingSomething is loading. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he i...
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A woman in Alabama whose 28-year-old son died of COVID-19 regrets not getting vaccinated and said his last words were’this is not a hoax, this is real’

A "healthy" 28-year-old in Alabama died of COVID-19 after not getting the vaccine, his mother said. She told The Washington Post she regrets not getting her family vaccinated when they had the chance. Alabama has the lowest vaccination rate of any US state and is seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. LoadingSomething is loading. After losing her 28...
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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 ...
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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...
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The GOP governor of Arkansas, where vaccines are lagging and COVID-19 is surging, said it’s’disappointing’ vaccines are’political’

Arkansas is among the states seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases, as many residents are unvaccinated. Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson said it's "disappointing" that vaccines have become "political." He's been traveling throughout the state to combat hesitancy and encourage people to get the shot. LoadingSomething is loading. Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutch...
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After a Hillsong Church member who derided the vaccine online died of COVID-19, its founder called the shot a’personal decision’

A Hillsong Church member in his 30s died of COVID-19 this week after declining to get vaccinated. The man, who lived in California, had derided the vaccine online and joked about the coronavirus. Hillsong Church founder Brian Houston told CNN the vaccine was a "personal decision." LoadingSomething is loading. After a congregant of the Hillsong ...