Students ask Supreme Court to stop college from implementing vaccine mandate

Eight students are asking the Supreme Court to block a plan by Indiana University to require students and employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. It’s the first time the high court has been asked to weigh in on a vaccine mandate and comes as some corporations, states and cities are also contemplating or have adopted […]

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Comparing the response to the Delta Variant to initial responses to COVID-19

Health care workers are fighting a different battle against the Delta Variant than they were last spring. Solutions were once as easy as “masking up,” but now things have been complicated a bit with the vaccines. Dr. Vivek Murthy is the U.S. Surgeon General. “We have the most important tool to get through this pandemic, […]

Delta will require new hires to be vaccinated against virus

Delta Air Lines will require new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 starting Monday. The airline won’t impose the same requirement on current employees, more than 60% of whom are vaccinated, a Delta spokesman said Friday. Delta has about 74,000 employees. American, United, Southwest and Alaska airlines, however, said they do not plan to require […]

Half of US adults have received at least one COVID-19 shot

Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation’s largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves. Almost 130 million people 18 or older have received at least one dose […]

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Florida Association of Nurse Anesthetists members volunteer to vaccinate Floridians

After hearing that there may be a shortage of people to give you the COVID-19 vaccine, Florida nurses did their best to help out. The Florida Nurses Association is volunteering to vaccinate others and about 100 are right here in Southwest Florida. As if a 40-hour workweek wasn’t enough, registered nurse Jose Castillo now drives […]