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After Health Official's
Fla. DOH Takes Action
Jan 19, 2022 7:51 AM CST
After Health Official's Vaccination Email, Fla. DOH Takes Action
Dr. Raul Pino, Orange County's health chief, put on leave after encouraging staffers to get vaccinated
- Throughout the pandemic, Florida's Dr. Raul Pino has been the public face for Orange County's Department of Health, appearing during news briefings to offer updates on case numbers and vaccinations. The county health director may not be on camera for a while, though: The state DOH announced Pino...
Djokovic Has Been Deported
Jan 16, 2022 8:00 AM CST
Djokovic Has Been Deported From Australia
Courts affirmed right to boot unvaccinated tennis star
- Instead of starting the defense of his Australian Open title on Monday, Novak Djokovic was on his way home, a stunning and unprecedented end to his run of success at Melbourne Park. Djokovic has won nine of his 20 Grand Slam trophies at the Australian Open—including three in a...
Anti-Vax Dad Has Been
Hiding Girl, 7, for Months
Jan 13, 2022 10:35 AM CST
Anti-Vax Dad Has Been Hiding Girl, 7, for Months
Canada's Michael Jackson defying court orders in effort to 'protect' daughter from vaccine
- A Canadian woman says she hasn't seen her 7-year-old daughter in two months since the girl's father took her away to prevent her receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, despite two court orders mandating her return. Mariecar Jackson of Regina, Sask., is pleading for help in locating her daughter Sarah,...
New Details Emerge in
Djokovic's Detention Case
Jan 8, 2022 6:00 AM CST
New Details Emerge in Djokovic's Detention Case
Serbian tennis star, facing deportation in Australia, had COVID last month, lawyers say in court filing
- The mystery of whether or not Novak Djokovic has actually received the coronavirus vaccine has now been cleared up, and we now also know more about his experiences with COVID. On Saturday, his lawyers submitted court documents that revealed the 34-year-old Serbian tennis star had had COVID in December and...
Nets to Let Irving, Still
Unvaxxed, Play in Some Games
Dec 18, 2021 6:00 AM CST
Nets to Let Irving, Still Unvaxxed, Play in Some Games
'We arrived at this decision with the full support of our players,' says GM Sean Marks
Unless Kyrie Irving decides to get vaxxed, you won't be seeing him play for the Nets in Brooklyn anytime soon. You will, however, be able to catch him on the road in certain away games, after the NBA team announced Friday they'd be bringing their All-Star guard...
Accused of Assassination Plot
Dec 15, 2021 5:23 PM CST
German Anti-Vaxxers Accused of Assassination Plot
Crossbows were seized in predawn raids
- "We won't put up with a tiny minority of uninhibited extremists trying to impose its will on the whole of our society," German Chancellor Olaf Scholz warned Wednesday, hours after police raided the homes of anti-vaccination activists suspected of plotting to assassinate a state governor. Prosecutors said...
Guy Posing as
Others May Have
Jabs in a Day
Dec 14, 2021 10:15 AM CST
Guy Posing as Others May Have Received 10 Jabs in a Day
New Zealand health authorities won't alter vaccine rules and start asking for photo ID
- Health authorities in New Zealand are investigating claims that a man received up to 10 COVID-19 vaccination doses in a single day while posing as other people. To receive a vaccine, New Zealanders need only give their name, date of birth, and address. To aid accessibility, photo identification isn't...
Docs Fall Sick
Nov 24, 2021 11:09 AM CST
After Anti-Vax Summit, 7 Docs Fall Sick
One claimed he'd been taking ivermectin and 'never felt healthier'
- At an anti-vaccine summit in Florida, where alternative treatments for COVID-19 were discussed, a 71-year-old cardiologist stood up and criticized his 97-year-old father for getting vaccinated. "He had been brainwashed" and "didn't tell me," Dr. Bruce Boros told attendees on Nov. 6, per the
Thousands in LA Schools
May Have to Enroll Elsewhere
Nov 23, 2021 1:50 PM CST
Thousands in LA Schools May Have to Enroll Elsewhere
44K students haven't proven they've had COVID vaccine, and mandate deadline looms
- In the Los Angeles Unified School District, the second-biggest school district in the US, nearly 80% of students look set to comply with its mandate requiring students ages 12 and older to be vaccinated against COVID by Jan. 10, per district officials. On the flip side, that still leaves about...
Nazi Symbols Appear Outside
Jewish Lawmaker's Office
Nov 16, 2021 7:40 AM CST
Nazi Symbols Appear Outside Jewish Lawmaker's Office
New York protesters were speaking out against vaccine mandates
- Anti-vaccine mandate protesters displayed a swastika and yellow Star of David outside the office of New York state lawmaker Jeffrey Dinowitz, who is Jewish, on Sunday. The protest, organized by Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, came after Dinowitz, a Democrat representing part of the Bronx, sponsored a bill in October...
Maori Tribe Wants
Anti-Vaxxers to Stop
Using Famous Haka
Nov 15, 2021 2:08 PM CST
Maori Tribe Wants Anti-Vaxxers to Stop Using Famous Haka
Ceremonial dance was performed by protesters in NZ capital last week
- A Maori tribe in New Zealand wants anti-vaccine protesters to stop using its ceremonial dance immediately. The country's All Blacks national rugby team has permission from the Ngati Toa tribe to perform the Ka Mate haka before games, but no such permission was granted to protesters who performed the...
Doctor Against Vax Mandates
Has Her Privileges Yanked
Nov 15, 2021 8:52 AM CST
Doctor Against Vax Mandates Has Her Privileges Yanked
Houston Methodist says Dr. Mary Bowden has spread 'dangerous misinformation' on COVID
- A Texas hospital has suspended the privileges of one of its doctors for airing her "dangerous" views on the coronavirus vaccine. Per KTRK , Houston Methodist announced Friday evening it had yanked privileges for ear, nose, and throat specialist Dr. Mary Bowden, who the hospital says had been "using...
They Reluctantly Get Vaxxed,
Then Try to 'Detox' From It
Nov 12, 2021 10:07 AM CST
They Reluctantly Get Vaxxed, Then Try to 'Detox' From It
Anti-vaxxers feeling forced by mandates are trying to 'reverse' their injections
- As vaccine mandates continue to go into effect across the US, some who were initially resistant are caving. That's giving rise to a new group: those who reluctantly get vaccinated in order to keep working or go to school then try to "detox" from the vaccine. Per NBC...
Report: Emilio Estevez,
Part Ways Over Vax
Nov 6, 2021 7:00 AM CDT
Report: Emilio Estevez,
Part Ways Over Vax
Actor reportedly won't be back for Disney+ show after not complying with vaccine mandate
- If you're eagerly awaiting the next season of
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers
, recently renewed for a second installation on Disney+, be aware there's apparently one big casting cut. Yahoo Entertainment reports that Emilio Estevez won't be reprising his role as coach Gordon Bombay, which he also...
We'll Give You
$5K to Move Here
Oct 25, 2021 8:40 AM CDT
DeSantis to Anti-Vax Cops: We'll Give You $5K to Move Here
Governor hopes to sign legislation that would offer bonus to relocating officers resisting vax mandates
- Ron DeSantis has an offer for police officers around the country: If you don't want to get vaccinated and may have to leave your job because of it, his state has a place for you. The Florida governor appeared on Fox News on Sunday, telling host Maria Bartiromo that...
YouTube Makes Big Move
on Anti-Vaccine Content
Sep 29, 2021 12:30 PM CDT
YouTube Makes Big Move on Anti-Vaccine Content
Ban now covers false claims on all vaccines
- YouTube is cracking down on medical misinformation—especially anti-vaccine content. In a blog post Wednesday, the platform said it is expanding a ban on false claims about COVID vaccines to cover other vaccines. YouTube said the ban includes content that "falsely alleges that approved vaccines are dangerous and cause...
Boy Wanting to
See Sick Grandma
Fight in Court
Sep 24, 2021 8:20 AM CDT
Boy Wanting to See Sick Grandma Wins Vaccine Fight in Court
12-year-old Dutch boy's dad didn't want him to get it; a judge ruled in favor of the boy
- A tween in the Netherlands who wanted to see his sick grandma knew it would be safer for her if he got his COVID shot first, but his father refused to let him get vaccinated. So the boy took matters into his own hands—and took his dad to court....
About to Go on Ventilator,
Bride-to-Be Asked for Vaccine
Sep 22, 2021 10:55 AM CDT
About to Go on Ventilator, Bride-to-Be Asked for Vaccine
Samantha Wendell, who'd delayed vaccination over fertility concerns, died Sept. 10
- Another US woman afraid to get vaccinated against COVID-19 for fear that it would affect her fertility has died of the disease. Samantha Wendell, a 29-year-old surgical technician from Grand Rivers, Ky., was laid to rest earlier this month in a ceremony at an Illinois church where she'd...
Mom and Dad
of 5, Including
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Sep 18, 2021 4:45 PM CDT
Mom and Dad of 5, Including Newborn, Die of COVID
Daniel and Davy Macias' children, all ages 7 and under, are now being cared for by grandparents
- A California middle school teacher and his wife, a San Bernardino nurse, were looking forward to the arrival of their fifth child earlier this year. Their family's story has now come to a doubly terrible end, after Daniel Macias, 39, died Thursday of COVID—just two weeks after his...
Obituary: The Unvaccinated
Cost Grandma Her Life
Sep 16, 2021 6:45 AM CDT
Obituary: The Unvaccinated Cost Grandma Her Life
Candace Ayers, who died of COVID-19, was frustrated by vaccine hesitancy
- The family of a fully vaccinated grandmother who died from COVID-19 is urging unvaccinated people across the country to get the shot, if not to protect themselves, then to protect someone else. "She was preceded in death by more than 4,531,799 others infected with COVID-19. She was...
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