(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden announced on Thursday that federal government employees and contractors will now be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration will create a rule for private businesses with 100 or more employees to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the delta variant continues to ravage communities across the country, Hispanic populations in many states have been left behind in the race to get the country vaccinated, according to Salud America, a national Latino-focused research organization. Health experts say misinformation, fear... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As the delta variant spreads nationwide, the Department of Health and Human Services will require vaccination from more than 25,000 of its employees that directly work with patients, HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra announced Thursday. Going a step beyond the general guidelines for the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- United Airlines announced Friday that all U.S.-based employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 vaccine and upload their vaccination card to a company site by this fall. It is the first major U.S. carrier to mandate vaccines for all employees. Delta... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin is expected to announce his recommendation to President Joe Biden that COVID-19 vaccines be made mandatory for troops, officials told ABC News Wednesday evening. A senior official said the announcement will come "soon," while a separate U.S. official... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- COVID-19 vaccinations rose 14% over the past week, White House officials said Friday, as the more contagious delta variant is quickly spreading in under-vaccinated areas. "In the past 7 days 2.15M reported newly vaccinated, vs. 1.88M the 7 days prior (+14%)," Cyrus Shahpar,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Adults can claim a complimentary joint of marijuana in Washington state this week when they receive a COVID-19 vaccine shot. The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board announced Monday that the promotion, called "Joints for Jabs," was effective immediately and would run... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When 28 residents in two Rochester, New York, nursing homes tested positive for COVID-19 last month, officials there saw the unexpected outbreak as a stark reminder of the potency of the coronavirus vaccine. While much of the country was lining up for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — One-third of unvaccinated U.S. adults say they will only get in line for the COVID-19 jab once it's fully approved, but medical experts say it can also be risky to wait. Moderna became the latest COVID-19 vaccine maker to apply for full... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In an effort to boost youth vaccination rates, some New York City schools began offering shots to students 12 and older on Friday. The pilot program started with pop-up vaccine clinics at four schools in the Bronx, and will be followed by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The federal government agency that protects workers from discrimination issued new guidance this week to help inform Americans of their legal protections as more employers ask them to come back to the office or other workplaces. A new guidance document from the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In an effort to meet New Yorkers where they are, the state is offering pop-up COVID-19 vaccination sites at some subway and commuter stations this week, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday. The eight sites include Penn Station, Grand Central, Coney Island, Myrtle-Wyckoff... Read More.