New York Vaccine Mandate Goes Into Effect, Forcing Healthcare Workers To Get Inoculated Amid Staffing Shortages
Healthcare workers scrambled to get vaccinated against the coronavirus prior to the full effect implementation of New York's vaccine mandate. The requirement threatened workers with the loss of their jobs if they did not get inoculated by the deadline.
CDC Director Supports Allowing Children To Trick-or-Treat on Halloween With Certain Restrictions
The director for the Centers for Disease and Control Prevention, Rochelle Walensky, said she believed that young children should be allowed to go trick-or-treating this Halloween. However, the official said that the holiday should be conducted under certain limitations to ensure the safety of the people.
Australia Eases Lockdown on Vaccinated Residents in Sydney Amid Plans To Reopen Economy Before Year Ends
Australian authorities announced that the region would slowly reopen its economy and travel with plans to fully reopen before the year ends. The situation comes as the nation recorded much fewer number of coronavirus infections in the last month.
Researchers Find Highly Potent Monoclonal Antibodies that Resists Recent COVID-19 Strains, Thwarts Infections Better
Researchers found optional therapies where potent monoclonal antibodies have unusual strong properties which can resist coronavirus strains that dodge antibodies of vaccines. Finding other layers of possible protection from the virus will help in adding to the security of vaccines.
Joe Biden Vows To Provide Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Shots After CDC Signals Green Light to 60 Million Vulnerable Americans
President Joe Biden is ordering a group of 60 million Americans who had the Pfizer vaccine to get booster shots after the CDC gives the green light to do so.
COVID-19 Vaccine Apartheid: African Leaders Condemn Disparity in United Nations General Assembly
Several African leaders spoke on inequalities and called for greater international cooperation in COVID-19 vaccine accessibility at the United Nations General Assembly.
'Havana Syndrome' Diplomats Pressure Blinken of Worsening Effects of Stigma and Disbelief as Symptoms Observed in CIA Official
United States diplomats pressured Secretary of State Antony Blinken in a recent meeting for continued stigma and disbelief surrounding the Havana Syndrome. The talks came as a recent report of a CIA official showing signs of the illness after traveling to India.
Joe Biden COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Plan Faces Blowback as FDA Rejects Proposal To Give Every Vaccinated Americans Extra Shot
President Joe Biden was chastised again with his COVID-19 vaccine booster as FDA advisers decided to recommend booster shots only for those over 65 or at special risk.
Russian President Vladimir Putin Forced To Self-Isolate After Inner Circle Members Tested Positive for COVID-19 as Country Records Surging Infections
Russian President Vladimir Putin was announced to enter into self-isolation after being exposed to the coronavirus infection due to close contact with an infected individual in his inner circle. The Eastern European leader said that he tested negative but would still undergo quarantine.
3,919 New Breakthrough COVID-19 Cases Signals Worsening Health Crisis in Massachusetts After Death Toll Surpasses 18,000
Massachusetts health officials reported 3,919 new breakthrough coronavirus cases in the region and several fatalities that brought the death toll to more than 18,000. The situation comes as Gov. Charlie Baker grows optimistic about the possibility of booster shots in the region.
COVID-19 Booster Shots Not Needed For General Public, Claims Top FDA and WHO Scientists
COVID-19 vaccination booster shots are not required for the general population said, US FDA and WHO experts.
France's Former Health Minister Charged Over Alleged Failed Pandemic Response
Authorities revealed that the former health minister of France, Agnes Buzyn, will be charged for her alleged failed response to the pandemic. The official left her position a few weeks after the first confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country to pursue a mayoral position.
Fauci Believes "It's Not Smart" To Reopen Sports Stadiums Amid Delta Variant, Urges Residents To Get Vaccinated
The top infectious disease expert in the United States, Dr. Anthony Fauci, warned residents that it was still too early to go back to sports stadiums. The medical expert said that low vaccination rates across the country put residents' lives at risk.
WHO Asks Rich Countries Not To Give Booster or Third Shots; Poor Nations Are Still About To Receive Their First Shot
The World Health Organization urged rich nations to hold off on handing out additional COVID-19 vaccines until the end of the year, citing the millions of people who had yet to get a single dose.
Ivermectin Overdose Causes COVID-19 Patient to Suffer Diarrhea, Vomiting; WHO Warns Against Unproven Cure
The use of Ivermectin as a treatment for COVID-19 has resulted in an overdose, with unauthorized use that people should dissuade. Desperation and fear over the virus prompt people to take chances with anything that is a shadow of a cure.