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FDA Rejects Pfizer’s Booster Shot Request

A Food and Drug Administration vaccine advisory panel voted against giving Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine booster shot to the majority of the population. The FDA decided that booster shots would only be necessary for those over the age of 65 as...

France Suspends Thousands of Unvaccinated Health Workers

France has suspended thousands of hospital, care home and health center workers after they refused to meet the country's rules requiring COVID-19 vaccinations. Oliver Veran, the Health Minister of France, told French radio that the suspended workers would be unpaid,...

Vladimir Putin Self-Isolates After Being Exposed to COVID-19

Russian President Vladimir Putin is self-isolating after several members of his inner circle tested positive for the coronavirus, the Kremlin announced on Tuesday. Dimitry Peskov, a spokesman for the Kremlin, stated that Putin tested negative for COVID-19 but he appears...

Stunning Photo of Greek “Masked” Seahorse Nominated for Major Award

Against a background of a pristine aquamarine sea, a seahorse floats along with a face mask caught in its tail. This arresting -- and disturbing -- image, captured by Greek photographer and diver Nikos Samaras, has now been nominated...

Biden Announces Vaccine Mandate for 100 Million Workers

President Joe Biden has announced his most dramatic vaccine mandate yet on Thursday, introducing a new federal vaccine requirement that will force up to 100 million workers across the United States to be inoculated against COVID-19. In a speech given...

Total Coronavirus Deaths Surpass 14,000 in Greece

Total coronavirus deaths have surpassed 14,000 in Greece on Wednesday, as 37 people with Covid-19 died in the country in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths to 14,014. An overwhelming number -- 95.4%-- of those who...

Europe to Implement Travel Restrictions for Unvaccinated Americans

Aft the European Union on Monday advised its member nations to ban unvaccinated travelers from the US to Europe, Italy, the Netherlands, and Sweden have put new travel restrictions on those hoping to visit the European countries from the...

A List of Countries with COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

The rise of the delta variant of COVID-19 has caused some countries to mandate vaccinations in healthcare workers, high risk groups, and customers frequenting indoor businesses. Many have also implemented a vaccine passport system, requiring  individuals to show proof...