Tag Archives: coroanvirus

Covidiots Rage About Monkey Kidneys, Spermicide, And Communism At Nevada School Board Meeting [VIDEO]

The Carson Now reports: During the Carson City School Board meeting on Tuesday evening, a number of citizens took over the public comment period to voice their opposition to students wearing face masks for the remainder of the school year. Many public commenters discussed popular pieces of misinformation, such as the disproven idea that the COVID-19 vaccine alters DNA, or …

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POLL: 90% Of College Students Say They Want Vaccine

Axios reports: Nearly 90% of college students say they probably or absolutely will get vaccinated, according to a Beat The Virus poll exclusive to Axios. Why it matters: College students have contributed to the nationwide spread of the virus, and their vaccination is necessary in bringing the pandemic under control before variants spread any further. More than 120,000 cases of …

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STUDY: Pfizer Vaccine Effective For At Least Six Months

CNN reports: The ongoing Phase 3 clinical trial of Pfizer/BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine confirms its protection remains high for at least six months after the second dose, the companies said Thursday. Protection likely lasts even longer than that, vaccine experts say, but they say having data showing good protection six months after people were vaccinated is good news. The vaccine remains …

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McConnell Urges “All Republican Men” To Get Vaccine

Mediaite reports: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R- KY) said on Monday that “there’s no good argument” not to get vaccinated. During an event in Kentucky at the Appalachian Regional Healthcare Hazard Clinic promoting vaccines, McConnell was specifically asked about vaccine hesitancy among Republican men. Polling earlier this month showed almost half of Republican men saying they wouldn’t get the …

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WH Taps NASCAR For Vaccine Push To Conservatives

The Wall Street Journal reports: The Biden administration is enlisting the help of groups including the Christian Broadcasting Network Inc. and Nascar to encourage more people to get the Covid-19 vaccine, particularly members of communities that have been the most skeptical. The administration aims to use such organizations to help persuade conservatives, one of the demographic groups that polls show …

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Anti-Gay Tanzanian President, Who Said COVID Can Be Cured With Prayer And Smoothies, Dies Of Something

The New York Times reports: President John Magufuli of Tanzania, a populist leader who played down the seriousness of the coronavirus pandemic and steered his country away from democratic ideals, died on Wednesday at a hospital in the port city of Dar es Salaam. He was 61. His death was announced on television by Vice President Samia Suluhu Hassan, who …

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Anti-Mask, Anti-Vax Brazilian Politician Dies Of COVID

Euro Weekly News reports: A Brazilian politician who proposed a law against vaccination has died of Covid-19. Silvio Antonio Favero, 54, who proposed a bill before the legislature of the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul to prevent mandatory vaccination of the population against Covid, died on Saturday, March 13, a victim of the disease. He shared with Bolsonaro …

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FL Cop Fired For Tormenting Coworker About COVID

Orlando’s NBC News affiliate reports: A Central Florida police officer has been fired following a co-worker’s complaint that he mocked her concerns about the coronavirus and hugged her against her wishes. An internal investigation by the Longwood Police Department also found that Cpl. David Hernandez also misled investigators who probed the allegations against him. The woman told investigators she made …

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Better Business Bureau: Don’t Post Your Proof Of Vax

Via press release from the Better Business Bureau: You got your COVID-19 inoculation, and you are excited to share the good news and encourage others to do the same. You take a selfie holding your vaccination card and post it to Facebook, Instagram, or another social media platform. Unfortunately, your card has your full name and birthday on it, as …

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FDA On Vaccines: Don’t Mix And Match, No Half-Doses

Via press release from the FDA: We have been following the discussions and news reports about reducing the number of doses, extending the length of time between doses, changing the dose (half-dose), or mixing and matching vaccines in order to immunize more people against COVID-19. These are all reasonable questions to consider and evaluate in clinical trials. However, at this …

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China Approves Its First State-Owned COVID Vaccine

The Associated Press reports: China authorized its first homegrown COVID-19 vaccine for general use Thursday, adding another shot that could see wide use in poorer countries as the virus surges back around the globe. The Sinopharm vaccine had already been given to groups such as health care professionals and essential workers under emergency-use guidelines as part of China’s program to …

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Wisconsin Worker Purposely Ruined 500 Vax Doses

Milwaukee’s Fox News affiliate reports: More than 500 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine had to be “discarded” after they were removed from a pharmacy refrigerator at the Aurora Medical Center in Grafton on Saturday, Dec. 26 in an intentional act, officials said in an update Wednesday, Dec. 30. Grafton police late Wednesday night confirmed the FBI and FDA are …

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Congressional Staffers Next In Line For COVID Vaccine

Politico reports: Congress’ attending physician informed lawmakers Monday night that two staffers in every House member and senator’s personal offices are now eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine. In addition, the Office of the Attending Physician is offering the vaccine to four staffers of every committee chair and every ranking committee member. The announcement, a memo from Brian Monahan to …

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Incoming CDC Director To Resume Public Briefings

The Hill reports: Rochelle Walensky, President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to run the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said Wednesday that she intends to resume public briefings, which have been all but halted at the agency during the coronavirus pandemic. “I think communication has to be key here,” she said on CNN’s “New Day.” “The public needs to know …

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Cuomo Warns New UK Strain Is “On A Plane To JFK”

The New York Post reports: Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday called it “reprehensible” and “grossly negligent” to allow UK travelers to fly into JFK Airport without being tested despite a contagious new mutation of the coronavirus shutting down London. “Right now, this variant in the UK is getting on a plane and flying to JFK,” Cuomo said in a call …

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Apple Closes All CA Stores Amid Record COVID Surge

CNBC reports: Apple has temporarily closed all 53 of its retail stores in California after the number of coronavirus cases reached new daily records in its home state this week. A listing of stores on the phone maker’s website reflects the change, which does not affect bordering states Arizona and Nevada. The move shows how a major technology company is …

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Washington Monument Shut Over COVID+ Interior Sec

The Washington Post reports: Officials have taken the extraordinary step of closing the Washington Monument starting Friday as a precaution after Interior Secretary David Bernhardt — who had been giving private, nighttime tours to associates — tested positive for the coronavirus. Interior spokesman Nicholas Goodwin confirmed the temporary closure, saying the department acted after consulting with federal health officials. Bernhardt …

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Eat The Rich: Wealthy Offer Big Bucks For COVID Vax

The Los Angeles Times reports: The COVID-19 vaccine is here — and so are the wealthy people who want it first. “We get hundreds of calls every single day,” said Dr. Ehsan Ali, who runs Beverly Hills Concierge Doctor. His clients, who include Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber, pay between $2,000 and $10,000 a year for personalized care. “This is …

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Politico: How People Will Game The COVID Vax Lines

Politico reports: The nation’s system for distributing coronavirus vaccines lacks safeguards to ensure the next wave of doses reaches the most critical workers and at-risk patients rather than star athletes or the well-connected. There’s little chance for anyone to jump the line right now while an extremely limited supply of the vaccine is being distributed. But as soon as more …

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Petri Dish WH Needs “Deep Cleaning” Ahead Of Biden

USA Today reports: In just six hours on Inauguration Day, belongings of a departing president’s family are moved out, carpets are cleaned, furniture is rearranged, fresh art is hung and the executive mansion is transformed for its new residents before they set foot inside. But staff tasked with preparing the executive mansion for the arrival Jan. 20 of President-elect Joe …

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