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Do you need the COVID-19 vaccine to qualify for social security?

Recently someone left a comment on a TikTok that stated people who “don’t comply” with getting the COVID-19 vaccine that are on social security, they will not be able to get their money. Facebook has been working hard in an attempt to ... MORE
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This is why some people are getting breakthrough cases of COVID-19

Despite unvaccinated people being most likely to become infected with COVID-19, there are still a number of reported breakthrough cases. Breakthrough cases are people who test positive for COVID-19 after they’ve already had the vaccine. Age is thought to be a possible ... MORE
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A super vaccine created in Japan could protect people against up to 5 strains of COVID plus any future variant

Researchers are preparing for a future pandemic after the havoc wreaked by the COVID-19 pandemic. Scientists in Japan are working on vaccines, and they may have created a “super” vaccine the protects against up to 5 strains of COVID. The findings were ... MORE
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Governor Kathy Hochul tells parents to make their kids vaccine appointments now as she works with pediatricians on rollout

Governor Kathy Hochul said she expects vaccines for kids ages 5-11 to be available sometime in early November. 1.5 million kids will become eligible. Hochul has expressed that she wants pediatricians and doctors offices to be prepared for what could be an ... MORE
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Governor Kathy Hochul continues to push for progress with COVID-19 and vaccines with full transparency

The newest effort Governor Kathy Hochul is putting in to help fulfill the promise of transparency regarding COVID-19 is a tracking website. The website will give the public a better look into deaths and positive cases throughout New York directly related to ... MORE
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The FDA is discussing the potential to mix and match COVID-19 boosters and vaccines

Many people ineligible for the booster because they did not get Pfizer are wondering if they can mix the brands for their booster. The FDA is currently discussing that possibility. A study recently released showed the Moderna boosters mixed with Johnson & ... MORE
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Why aren’t the COVID-19 vaccines changed so they can fight mutations?

Some experts are left wondering why, with a booster shot available, they aren’t being made to create protection from the newer, stronger, and deadlier versions of the virus. The FDA doesn’t see a need to since evidence seems to show that the ... MORE
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Do people have super immunity from being infected from COVID-19 then getting the vaccine?

A new study is looking into how some people can completely fight off and evade COVID-19 while others can’t. Researchers have discovered that some people can completely block a mutated strain from infecting their bodies thanks to being both infected and vaccinated ... MORE
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If someone was already infected with COVID-19, do they have enough antibodies to not need the vaccine?

Many people seem to believe that if they already had COVID-19, they don’t need the vaccine because they’ve already been infected with the virus. Experts disagree- if someone has already been infected they do still need the vaccine. It’s hard to tell ... MORE
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CDC releases guidance documents in preparation for COVID-19 vaccine rollout for kids ages 5-11

The CDC has sent out a document to states with guidance on how to set up vaccine programs for children ages 5-11. Officials plan to meet within the next three weeks to discuss the lower dose versions of the vaccine to help ... MORE
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Dentists in private practice are not mandated to get the vaccine yet

The vaccine mandate covers most healthcare workers, but one sector of the health field missing from that mandate are dental staff in private practices. While the State Dental Association strongly suggests vaccination to its dentists and staff, it is not mandated at ... MORE
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Federal judge issues temporary restraining order on COVID-19 vaccine mandate after employee exposes interview panel

A federal judge has issued a temporary restraining order against a non-profit laboratory in Tennessee and placing workers on unpaid leave that received exemptions for the COVID-19 vaccine. The workers claimed that the unpaid leave was indefinite but the employer said the ... MORE
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FDA advisory panel votes unanimously to approve Johnson & Johnson booster vaccine

The Johnson & Johnson booster vaccine has been unanimously voted to be approved by the FDA advisory panel. The emergency use authorization would allow adults 18 and older to get a booster shot two months after a vaccination. The 19-0 vote was ... MORE
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Following an investigation, it was discovered that New York’s vaccine website link was prematurely released

An investigation was launched into the website used by the New York State Department of Health to schedule appointments for the COVID vaccine. The investigation was done by the New York State Inspector General and showed that over 28,000 people made premature ... MORE
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How many health care workers in New York lost their jobs for refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine?

Governor Kathy Hochul has officially released the numbers for healthcare workers that lost their jobs after refusing to get the vaccine by the deadline of the mandate Sept. 27. In all, around 34,000 workers lost their jobs or were suspended. 20,500 of ... MORE