COVID-19 vaccination certificate black market is now in Nigeria – FG

The federal government has raised an alarm of the existence of a black market for vaccination certificate procurement in the country. Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha revealed this on Monday November 15. Mustapha who assured Nigerians that no vaccination certificate illegally procured would scale… Continue reading COVID-19 vaccination certificate black market is now in Nigeria – FG

Second phase of COVID-19 vaccination to begin on Tuesday

Second phase of COVID-19 vaccination to begin on Tuesday Second phase of COVID-19 vaccination to begin on Tuesday The second phase of COVID-19 vaccination will begin on Tuesday August 10 in the country. The announcement was made after the federal government received over four million doses of the Moderna vaccine donated by the US government… Continue reading Second phase of COVID-19 vaccination to begin on Tuesday

The Pandemic Led To The Biggest Drop In U.S. Life Expectancy Since WWII, Study Finds

A COVID-19 vaccination clinic last month in Auburn, Maine. A drop in life expectancy in the U.S. stems largely from the coronavirus pandemic, a new study says.Robert F. Bukaty/APA new study estimates that life expectancy in the U.S. decreased by nearly two years between 2018 and 2020, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. And the… Continue reading The Pandemic Led To The Biggest Drop In U.S. Life Expectancy Since WWII, Study Finds

Half Of All U.S. Adults Are Now Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

The U.S. COVID-19 vaccination program has gone from zero to 50% in less than six months. As of Tuesday afternoon, the Biden administration said, half of the country’s adults are now fully vaccinated against the coronavirus. “This is a major milestone in our country’s vaccination efforts,” Andy Slavitt, a White House senior adviser on the… Continue reading Half Of All U.S. Adults Are Now Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

New York Covid vaccine rates plummet as states roll out more freebies for shots

New York’s Covid-19 vaccination rate has declined dramatically in recent days, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday as he pleaded with residents to get immunized against the disease that’s claimed more than 590,000 lives in America. The state administered just 63,000 vaccines in the last 24 hours, with a seven-day average of about 133,000 vaccines administered… Continue reading New York Covid vaccine rates plummet as states roll out more freebies for shots

200 Million: Biden Issues New Vaccine Goal During His 1st Press Conference

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 25: U.S. President Joe Biden talks to reporters during the first news conference of his presidency in the East Room of the White House on March 25, 2021 in Washington, DC. On the 64th day of his administration, Biden, 78, faced questions about the coronavirus pandemic, immigration, gun control and other subjects. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Biden is doubling his original COVID-19 vaccination goal to 200 million shots in arms by his 100th day in office — which is about a month from now — he said in the first news conference of his presidency on Thursday. When he entered office, Biden said his goal was 100 million vaccine doses… Continue reading 200 Million: Biden Issues New Vaccine Goal During His 1st Press Conference

Grocers Have A Strategy To Get Their Workers Vaccinated Against COVID-19: Pay Them

Dilon Moore disinfects shopping carts and controls the number of customers allowed to shop at one time at a Trader Joe's supermarket in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, May 7, 2020. Store workers across the country are suddenly being asked to enforce the rules that govern shopping during the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

A growing number of grocers are adopting a novel approach in the race to get their workers vaccinated against COVID-19: providing pay incentives. Aldi this week became the latest grocery chain to offer employees compensation for getting vaccinated, saying it would provide workers with two hours of pay for each of the two vaccine doses.… Continue reading Grocers Have A Strategy To Get Their Workers Vaccinated Against COVID-19: Pay Them