Southwest drops plan to put unvaccinated staff on unpaid leave starting in December

Southwest Airlines has scrapped a plan to put unvaccinated employees who have applied for but haven’t received a religious or medical exemption on unpaid leave starting by a federal deadline in December. Southwest Airlines and American Airlines are among the carriers that are federal contractors and subject to a Biden administration requirement that their employees… Continue reading Southwest drops plan to put unvaccinated staff on unpaid leave starting in December

J&J Covid vaccine adds $502 million to third-quarter sales

J&J misses Q3 revenue estimates, raises full-year forecastJohnson & Johnson said it sold $502 million of its Covid-19 vaccine in the third quarter, in its earnings report Tuesday that beat Wall Street’s profit expectations. Here’s how J&J did compared with what Wall Street expected, according to average estimates compiled by Refinitiv: Adjusted EPS: $2.60 per… Continue reading J&J Covid vaccine adds $502 million to third-quarter sales

The UK has one of the highest Covid infection rates in the world right now: Here’s why

LONDON — When the Covid-19 pandemic swept the globe in 2020, the U.K. was hit hard, reporting some of the highest cases numbers and fatalities in Europe. A speedy vaccination program managed to turn things around, however, and brought cases under control. Now the situation looks dramatically different. The country is recording close to 50,000… Continue reading The UK has one of the highest Covid infection rates in the world right now: Here’s why

If you’re joining a Medicare Advantage Plan for the first time, here’s what you need to know

For Medicare beneficiaries who want to join an Advantage Plan, now is the time to do it. Just be sure you know what the plan covers and what your potential costs will be — and how long you have to change your mind. During the annual fall open enrollment period, which is now underway and… Continue reading If you’re joining a Medicare Advantage Plan for the first time, here’s what you need to know

COVID CRAZINESSPASSENGER TAKES THE MIC …Conspiracy Theory Over COVID

This is just insane … a woman not only went nuts on a plane to push her COVID conspiracy theory … she brought her own mic along for the ride. Woman on a plane causes a scene and tries to give a speech about COVID. Check out the video … she launches mid-flight into a… Continue reading COVID CRAZINESSPASSENGER TAKES THE MIC …Conspiracy Theory Over COVID

Risk of mRNA Covid booster causing heart inflammation in young adults continues to worry scientists, Dr. Ofer Levy says

Levy, the director of the Precision Vaccines Program at Boston Children’s Hospital, spoke just hours after the FDA’s Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee unanimously recommended giving second shots to all recipients of Johnson & Johnson’s single-dose Covid vaccine over 18 years old. The panel previously recommended the FDA approve boosters from Moderna and… Continue reading Risk of mRNA Covid booster causing heart inflammation in young adults continues to worry scientists, Dr. Ofer Levy says

U.S. will deport undocumented migrants regardless of vaccination status, even as border restrictions ease

The Biden administration on Wednesday defended its use of a Trump-era health law to deport undocumented migrants at the nation’s borders, even as it lifts restrictions for fully vaccinated foreign nationals travelling from Canada or Mexico into the U.S. The law, known as Title 42, “remains in place, White House press secretary Jen Psaki said… Continue reading U.S. will deport undocumented migrants regardless of vaccination status, even as border restrictions ease

J&J Covid vaccine recipients are better off getting Pfizer or Moderna booster, NIH study suggests

Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine recipients are better off getting a booster shot from Pfizer or Moderna, a highly anticipated U.S. study suggested Wednesday. The study on “mixing and matching” Covid vaccines included more than 450 adults who have received one of the three regimens currently available in the United States: J&J’s, Moderna’s or Pfizer’s.… Continue reading J&J Covid vaccine recipients are better off getting Pfizer or Moderna booster, NIH study suggests

WHO endorses use of first ever malaria vaccine in Africa

The World Health Organization has recommended the widespread rollout of the first-ever malaria vaccine, in a move experts hope could save tens of thousands of children’s lives each year across Africa. Tedros Ghebreyesus, director-general of the WHO, announced the development at a media briefing on Wednesday, October 6.https://googleads.g.doubleclick.net/pagead/ads?gdpr=0&us_privacy=1—&client=ca-pub-2427099653703778&output=html&h=300&adk=2141876619&adf=667904977&pi=t.aa~a.1834861711~i.11~rp.4&w=360&lmt=1633548264&num_ads=1&rafmt=1&armr=3&sem=mc&pwprc=4779063894&psa=1&ad_type=text_image&format=360×300&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lindaikejisblog.com%2F2021%2F10%2Fwho-endorses-use-of-first-ever-malaria-vaccine-in-africa-2.html&flash=0&fwr=1&pra=3&rh=275&rw=330&rpe=1&resp_fmts=3&sfro=1&wgl=1&fa=27&adsid=ChEI8JL1igYQwNGEu4_aue73ARI5APbiMy4ei8dsyzWVaPbvBEWB-X872T7UjLugPE4QPmppq6M6YONJ2ngmv8td-637w2weJIG8iPsz&uach=WyJBbmRyb2lkIiwiOSIsIiIsIkluZmluaXggWDY1MEIiLCI5Mi4wLjQ1MTUuMTE1IixbXSxudWxsLG51bGwsbnVsbF0.&tt_state=W3siaXNzdWVyT3JpZ2luIjoiaHR0cHM6Ly9hdHRlc3RhdGlvbi5hbmRyb2lkLmNvbSIsInN0YXRlIjo3fV0.&dt=1633548263558&bpp=82&bdt=51905&idt=-M&shv=r20211004&mjsv=m202110040101&ptt=9&saldr=aa&abxe=1&cookie=ID%3D6f62d75ac2f0c0c6-2251d019a8c80035%3AT%3D1622665487%3ART%3D1622665487%3AS%3DALNI_MZ85Ep3SvTaGfc8Juk8Onrd6Hwi6g&prev_fmts=0x0&nras=2&correlator=1381540907109&frm=20&pv=1&ga_vid=1187515804.1622665486&ga_sid=1633548220&ga_hid=170021316&ga_fc=0&u_tz=60&u_his=3&u_h=800&u_w=360&u_ah=800&u_aw=360&u_cd=24&u_sd=2&adx=0&ady=947&biw=360&bih=616&scr_x=0&scr_y=134&eid=31062938%2C31063053%2C21067496&oid=2&pvsid=4238827509235741&pem=777&ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.lindaikejisblog.com%2F&eae=0&fc=1408&brdim=0%2C0%2C0%2C0%2C360%2C0%2C360%2C720%2C360%2C720&vis=1&rsz=%7C%7Cs%7C&abl=NS&fu=1152&bc=31&ifi=2&uci=a!2&btvi=1&fsb=1&xpc=GEnyem3REA&p=https%3A//www.lindaikejisblog.com&dtd=664 The recommendation followed a two-year vaccine programme… Continue reading WHO endorses use of first ever malaria vaccine in Africa

WHO says unvaccinated people are ‘dying unnecessarily’ from Covid as hospitals fill

World Health Organization officials said Tuesday that the unvaccinated are “dying unnecessarily” from Covid-19, citing global vaccine inequities as one of the main obstacles to immunizing more people against the virus. Some 56 countries fell short of the WHO’s goal of getting 10% of their populations immunized against the virus by the end of September,… Continue reading WHO says unvaccinated people are ‘dying unnecessarily’ from Covid as hospitals fill