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WHO extends coverage of SINOVAC’s COVID-19 vaccine for 3-year-olds

Special: Battle Against Novel Coronavirus The World Health Organization (WHO) has expanded the use of Chinese manufacturer SINOVAC Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 3-17, making it the first and only vaccine on the WHO’s Emergency Use Listing (EUL) that has been recommended for children aged 3-4, the Global Times learned from the company on … Read more

Fauci Criticizes ‘Tireless’ Vaccine Misinfo Spreaders, Plans To Testify Before GOP House

WASHINGTON – Retiring public health expert Dr. Anthony Fauci, demonized by the Trump wing of the GOP, on Tuesday called out the “tireless” spreaders of COVID vaccine disinformation and said he had no problem defending his record in promised hearings before the soon-to-be Republican House. “I have no trouble testifying… I have nothing to hide,” … Read more

Ice Cube Says He Turned Down $9 Million Movie Payday to Avoid ‘Motherfu**king’ COVID Vaccine

Ice Cube has confirmed that he turned down a $9 million paycheck to work on a movie because he didn’t want to get the COVID vaccine. “I turned down a movie because I didn’t want to get the motherfucking jab. You know, I turned down $9 million,” he said during an appearance this week on … Read more

Myocarditis After COVID Vaccine Still Rare, But Risks Remain

Nov. 22, 2022 – The overall risk of myocarditis after a COVID-19 vaccination remains rare, according to a new study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. At the same time, developing inflammation of the heart muscle appears to be more common in men ages 18-29 who receive the Moderna shot. The researchers recommended the Pfizer … Read more

Gov. Abbott won’t allow COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Texas students

Gov. Greg Abbott told state and local education officials Thursday that Texas school districts couldn’t mandate a COVID-19 vaccine for students as one of the various shots required for public school entry. Abbott’s directive comes weeks after a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention committee recommended the COVID-19 shot be added to the list … Read more

India, Biotech Firm Deny Reports They Rushed Out Coronavirus Vaccine

Indian government officials joined pharmaceutical giant Bharat Biotech on Thursday to deny reports that Bharat’s indigenously-developed Chinese coronavirus vaccine, Covaxin, is being rushed to market under intense political pressure. “Recent media reports around the approvals for Covaxin are incorrect and erroneous. These few individuals and organizations were mostly involved in fake news and false information … Read more

Former Washington State football coach files lawsuit after firing due to COVID-19 vaccine mandate: report

Nick Rolovich was fired with cause as head coach of the Washington State Cougars in October 2021 for refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine.  On Friday, Rolovich filed a lawsuit against Washington Governor Jay Inslee, the university, and WSU athletic director Pat Chun seeking damages, according to ESPN.  Washington State coach Nick Rolovich watches during … Read more

Novak Djokovic Australian Open: Tennis champion gets visa to play after Covid vaccine deportation

Tennis star Novak Djokovic WILL play in the Australian Open next year despite being banned for three years after he was deported over his Covid vax status Tennis star Novak Djokovic will be allowed to play next year’s Australian Open  Immigration minister overturns a three-year ban on him entering the country  Ban was imposed in … Read more

Sotomayor rejects plea from NYC workers who lost their jobs due to COVID vaccine mandate

Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Thursday rejected an appeal from New York City workers who are challenging the city’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The workers include firefighters, teachers, police officers, sanitation workers and others who lost their jobs after the city rejected their request for a religious exemption to the COVID vaccine mandate. They filed … Read more