The leaders from the Group of 20 (G20) have agreed to adopt global vaccine passports to “facilitate” all international travel, a move that critics say will increase government control over people’s lives.
The New York Supreme Court ordered New York City to “do what is right and what is just” by rehiring and providing back pay for fired unvaccinated city employees.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) voted Wednesday to add the COVID-19 vaccination to America’s list of recommended childhood vaccines, Yahoo News reports. States are not obliged to follow CDC vaccine recommendations.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday issued an emergency use authorization for new COVID-19 boosters for children as young as five.
The Biden administration is gearing up for its latest pandemic showdown, this time over vaccine mandates in the military.
Israel on Thursday began administering doses of coronavirus vaccines tailored to fight the highly infectious Omicron variant as its health authorities urged at-risk groups and those over 65 to get the shot.
Dr. Anthony Fauci says there is not enough time to wait for clinical trials before the authorization of updated COVID-19 booster shots.
A scientific breakthrough against COVID-19 has been realized by Tel Aviv University. A team of scientists from the university has demonstrated that antibodies isolated from the immune system of recovered COVID-19 patients are effective in neutralizing all known strains of the virus. This includes the Delta and the Omicron variants. This discovery may eliminate the need for repeated booster vaccinations and strengthen the immune system of populations at risk, according to the researchers.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed Thursday the reformulated COVID-19 booster shots authorized by U.S. regulators one day prior, clearing the way for people to seek another shot before a potential winter surge.
A New York City Police Department detective may yet lose his job for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine after US Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday rejected his request for an emergency injunction that would prevent the city from firing him, the Associated Press reports.
Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, America’s controversial infectious-disease expert and a key White House adviser during the coronavirus pandemic, plan to step down in December after more than half a century in public service.
A federal judge in Florida ordered class action relief and granted a classwide preliminary injunction Wednesday against the federal government’s COVID shot mandate for all U.S. Marines whether they are active or in reserve service.
Less than half of Americans support making elementary students get COVID-19 vaccines as they return to school this month, according to a new Gallup poll.
An increasing number of municipalities are declaring health emergencies over monkeypox, with Los Angeles and San Diego issuing declarations this week.
A Chicago-area hospital system could pay more than $10 million for denying employees religious accommodations to the COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to a proposed settlement negotiation pending before an Illinois federal court.
A federal court on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction to block the enforcement of the Air Force’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Around 40,000 National Guard and 22,000 Reserve soldiers will be subject to “adverse administrative actions,” including the loss of pay and benefits because they refused to be vaccinated against COVID-19, Military news reports.
American evangelist Franklin Graham has urged Christians to pray for President Joe Biden, who contracted a highly contagious variant of the coronavirus despite receiving vaccinations.
French President Emmanuel Macron is weighing his options after parliament rejected a cabinet plan to enforce jabs against COVID-19 on travelers.
A U.S. appeals court panel said on Monday it would convene a full panel to reconsider President Joe Biden’s executive order requiring civilian federal employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, and set aside the order pending that hearing.