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Miami private school requires students to stay home for 30 days after getting COVID vax

[New York Post, Google Maps] A Miami private school has mandated that students who receive a COVID-19 shot stay home for 30 days after each dose — citing debunked claims that newly vaccinated people can shed the virus. School officials at Centner Academy in the city’s Design District sent home a letter to parents informing […]

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Fired for refusing a Covid vaccine? You likely can’t get unemployment benefits

[CNBC, Getty Images] Businesses are increasingly requiring their workers to get a Covid-19 vaccine as a condition of employment.Employers like ChristianaCare, Northwell Health, Novant Health, UCHealth System and United Airlines have fired (or are poised to fire) hundreds of unvaccinated workers. Kaiser Permanente placed more than 2,200 on unpaid leave.Such workers likely don’t qualify for […]

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FDA grants full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid shot, clearing path to more vaccine mandates

[CNBC] The FDA granted Pfizer and BioNTech full U.S. approval of their Covid-19 vaccine.The move may encourage some unvaccinated Americans to get the shots as well as give more private businesses across the nation greater confidence to implement vaccine mandates.Up until now, the mRNA vaccine was on the U.S. market under an Emergency Use Authorization.The […]

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You’ve been vaccinated — the CDC is finalizing guidance on what’s safe for you to do

[CBS NEWS] The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is finalizing guidance aimed at clarifying what Americans who have received COVID-19 vaccines should and shouldn’t do, according to two sources at the agency familiar with its drafting.  The upcoming guidance, first reported by Politico, is expected to include that fully vaccinated individuals should be able to gather in […]

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CDC says these are the most common side effects people report after getting Covid vaccine

[CNBC] The CDC published new data listing the most common side effects Americans reported after receiving shots of Pfizer’s or Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccines.The analysis used data from the first month of vaccinations, between Dec. 14 and Jan. 13., when there were more than 13.7 million doses administered.The agency said there were 6,994 reports of so-called […]

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CDC investigating possible COVID-19 vaccine-related death in Nebraska

[NBC NEWS] LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has been made aware that the COVID-19 vaccine was listed as one of several causes of death for an individual in the State. The individual, a male in his late 40s with a number of comorbidities and a long-term care facility […]

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Washington state taps Starbucks for help with Covid vaccine rollout

[NBC NEWS, AP] The coffee giant has committed a team to work full time on expediting its home state’s vaccine distribution. Aiming to boost the slow pace of administering Covid-19 vaccinations, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday that the state has turned to Starbucks for help streamlining logistics and setting a new goal to dole out 45,000 […]

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Get A Free Bag Of Marijuana With Your Covid-19 Vaccine

[Forbes, Getty Images] Cannabis activists in Washington, D.C. are planning to offer a free bag of marijuana to those receiving the vaccine for Covid-19, the group DC Marijuana Justice announced this week. The free cannabis giveaway, dubbed Joints for Jabs, is being arranged to coincide with vaccine clinics expected to open in the nation’s capital […]

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What’s Behind the Vaccine Feud Between Pfizer and the Feds?

[The Motley Fool] There’s more bark than bite. Relationships are important — especially when there’s a massive effort to distribute COVID-19 vaccines under way. There have been reports recently, though, hinting that Pfizer‘s (NYSE:PFE) relationship with the U.S. government could be strained. In this Motley Fool Live video recorded on Dec. 18, 2020, healthcare and cannabis editor/analyst Olivia Zitkus and […]

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