Tag: life sciences

Health officials debunk Nicki Minaj’s claim that COVID vaccine caused impotence

Turns out, Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend may not have been a credible source after all. On Monday, the pop star tweeted a claim that her cousin’s friend in her home country of Trinidad had become impotent after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, suffering from swollen testicles, which caused his fiancee to leave him. While the dubious […]

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Fauci: COVID-19 vaccine mandate for schoolchildren ‘is a good idea’

Requiring that schoolchildren get vaccinated for COVID-19 “is a good idea,” Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. While acknowledging that a vaccine mandate for kids would likely be controversial, President Joe Biden’s top pandemic adviser told CNN’s “State of the Union” that the benefits would far outweigh the risks. “I believe that mandating vaccines for children […]

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Delta Air Lines to impose $200 monthly surcharge for unvaccinated employees in health care plan

Delta Air Lines Inc. DAL, +1.32% is stepping up efforts to get employees vaccinated against Covid-19, introducing measures including weekly testing requirements and a monthly health insurance surcharge for employees who don’t take the vaccines. The airline’s moves come amid growing pressure on companies to mandate vaccines for employees, particularly now that the Food and […]

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Opinion: All concerts should mandate that every fan is ‘carded’ — showing proof of a COVID vaccine or test

Since early 2020 we have been bobbing and weaving as the coronavirus has thrown its various variants at us. We’re learning a lot of defensive moves from social distancing, masks, hygiene — and the best being the miracle of vaccines.  The music industry is uniquely positioned to be a leader for COVID vaccinations. Concert venues […]

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