Tag: coronavirus vaccine

Health Care, Industry

Georgia Senate votes to block COVID-19 vaccine requirements at schools, government agencies

February 8, 2023

Via: Fox News

The Georgia Senate approved a measure Tuesday to prohibit schools and most state and local government agencies from mandating the coronavirus vaccine. The legislation, Georgia State Senate Bill 1, passed the state Senate 31-21. The bill would not apply to […]

Health Care, Industry

Amid new virus surge, Florida skeptics reconsider vaccines

August 17, 2021

Via: Washington's Top News

In a rural stretch of northeastern Florida where barely half the people have gotten a coronavirus shot, Roger West had no problem telling others he was “adamantly anti-vaccination.” The co-owner of the Westside Journal weekly newspaper used his voice as […]

Education, Industry

Illinois higher education agencies advise all colleges to mandate coronavirus vaccine

July 20, 2021

Via: Education Dive

The Illinois guidance comes as the struggle over coronavirus mitigation measures — especially vaccination requirements — plays out in state legislatures, courtrooms and colleges across the country. Lawmakers in several states have sought to ban campus vaccine requirements, even as […]

Health Care, Industry

G-7 gathers to pledge 1B coronavirus vaccine shots for world

June 11, 2021

Via: Federal News Network

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson greeted world leaders on a wooden boardwalk on the freshly raked sand of Carbis Bay to open the Group of Seven summit Friday, offering elbow bumps to dignitaries gathering for the first time since the […]

Federal, Health Care, Industry, Policy

Dr. Fauci reveals which medications you shouldn’t take before your coronavirus vaccine

March 4, 2021

Via: BGR

As the COVID vaccination effort in the US continues to pick up steam, Dr. Anthony Fauci and the CDC have recently cautioned that anyone preparing to get vaccinated shouldn’t take pain relievers like Advil, Motrin, or Tylenol before their appointment. […]

Federal, Health Care, Industry, Policy

Dr. Fauci explains a major coronavirus vaccine mistake people are making

March 2, 2021

Via: BGR

With Johnson & Johnson receiving an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) from the FDA over the weekend, the US now has three effective COVID-19 vaccines at its disposal, a scenario that would have seemed implausible even five months ago. While Pfizer […]

Federal, Policy

Fauci: Vaccines for first-graders could be authorized by September

February 11, 2021

Via: ArsTechnica

Children as young as first-graders may be able to get the coronavirus vaccine by the time school starts in September, presuming trials are successful in those age groups, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious […]

Federal, Policy

Pfizer nears deal with U.S. government for more Covid vaccine doses, sources say

December 22, 2020


The U.S. government is close to a deal with Pfizer for up to an additional 100 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine, sources told CNBC’s Meg Tirrell on Tuesday. The deal could be announced as early as Wednesday, according to […]

Federal, Policy

Trump and other top officials to receive COVID-19 vaccine within days

December 14, 2020

Via: Fortune

President Donald Trump and other top U.S. officials will be offered the newly approved coronavirus vaccine within days as part of a plan to ensure continuity in government amid the pandemic, people familiar with the effort said. The vaccinations will […]

Federal, Policy

Short the dollar if Biden wins the White House, Goldman Sachs suggests

October 12, 2020

Via: Fortune

The dollar may tumble to its lows of 2018 on the rising likelihood of Joe Biden winning the U.S. election and progress on a coronavirus vaccine, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. “The risks are skewed toward dollar weakness, and […]


COVID-19 Pandemic: Why Is America’s Image Crumbling Around the World

September 29, 2020

Via: Natalie Dunn

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the world, the image of the United States seems to be rapidly deteriorating. According to a recent Pew Research Center study, America’s prestige seems to recede, while many nations are criticizing the way […]

Federal, Policy

U.S. agrees to pay Sanofi and GSK $2.1 billion for 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine

July 31, 2020


The U.S. government will pay drugmaker Sanofi and GlaxoSmithKline up to $2.1 billion to develop and deliver 100 million doses of their potential coronavirus vaccine, the companies announced Friday. More than half of the $1.5 billion will be used to […]

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Moderna gets further $472 million U.S. award for coronavirus vaccine development

July 27, 2020


Moderna said on Sunday it has received an additional $472 million from the U.S. government’s Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) to support the development of its novel coronavirus vaccine. The U.S.-based drugmaker said the additional funding will support […]

Federal, Policy

U.S. agrees to pay Pfizer and BioNTech $2 billion for 100 million doses of coronavirus vaccine

July 22, 2020


The U.S. will pay Pfizer and biotech firm BioNTech $1.95 billion to produce and deliver 100 million doses of their Covid-19 vaccine if it proves safe and effective, the companies announced Wednesday. It was the largest such deal between the […]