Tag: covid-19

The Biden Administration’s Decision to Ration Monoclonal Antibodies Is Putting Lives At Risk
The Biden administration’s recent move to ration monoclonal antibody treatments is putting lives of people infected with COVID-19 at further risk. The antibodies are believed to stem the effects of the infection once administered to...
Hundreds of Employees at North Carolina Hospital Suspended For Not Following COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
Charlotte-based hospital system, Novant Health, recently announced that they have suspended 375 employees after the workers failed to comply with the organization’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.  Novant had set a deadline of Sept. 15 for all...
Thousands of United Airlines Employees at Risk of Being Placed on Unpaid Leave; United Sued Over Vaccine Mandate
United Airlines is facing scrutiny after six of its employees filed a lawsuit against the airline company claiming its "draconian" COVID-19 vaccine policy is discriminatory towards its workers. The class action lawsuit was filed before...
FDA Approves COVID-19 Boosters for Seniors, People at High Risk; Pfizer Seeks Approval to Vaccinate Children
On Sept. 22, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to allow it to be used as a booster shot among certain populations. The...
Chinese Authorities Reportedly Concealing Possible Deaths From China’s COVID-19 Vaccines
Local authorities are reportedly silencing several families in China’s southwestern city of Chongqing after they spoke out about the recent deaths of loved ones with family members claiming the deaths are linked to adverse reactions...
Locals Say COVID-19 Outbreak in Three Southeastern Chinese Cities Worse Than Officially Reported
An outbreak of the coronavirus in the southeastern cities of Putian, Xiamen and Quanzhou in Fujian Province, China is much worse than what is being officially reported, according to locals familiar with the matter.  According...
Under Threat of Increased COVID-19 Restrictions, Vaccination Rates Surge in Singapore
The Singapore government’s warning that it would impose strict segregation measures on the unvaccinated population of Singapore has had an immediate impact in the country. The warning, issued last month, caused vaccination numbers to surge....
Putin in Isolation; Dozens of His Inner Circle Infected With COVID-19
Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, is in isolation after dozens of his inner circle tested positive for the coronavirus. “Earlier this week, 68-year-old Putin canceled all in-person events and said he was self-isolating after announcing an...
Food Prices Soar In August Continuing the Trend Upwards as Drought and COVID-19 Woes Continue
According to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics published on Sept. 10, filling American pantries is becoming increasingly more expensive with prices soaring to record highs on many food staples including beef, pork and...
Amidst Plummeting Approval Ratings, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to Step Down
Japanese Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga announced on Friday, Aug. 3 that he will not be running in his party’s leadership race beginning on Sept. 29, effectively ending his tenure as Japanese prime minister after less...
Man on the Run; New Zealand Police Go All Out To Capture Man Who Escaped From Quarantine
A New Zealand man, who had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus and was subsequently placed in quarantine, escaped his confines prompting New Zealand police to track him down in full protective equipment.  Officers swarmed...
Fearing Contamination, Japan Suspends the use of Millions of Doses of Moderna’s COVID-19 Vaccine
Japan has temporarily suspended the use of over 2.6 million doses of Moderna Inc’s COVID-19 vaccine after foreign substances were found in batches of the vaccine and after two people have died following jabs with...