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Want a Vaccine Reservation in South Korea? Try Waiting 111 Hours.

Want a Vaccine Reservation in South Korea? Try Waiting 111 Hours.

Want a Vaccine Reservation in South Korea? Try Waiting 111 Hours. Want a Vaccine Reservation in South Korea? Try Waiting 111 Hours. SEOUL — When South Koreans logged on to a government website this month to book Covid-19 vaccine appointments, a pop-up window told them there was “just a bit” of a delay. “There are 401,032 people waiting in front …

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Vaccine Mandates Gain Steam as Walmart and Disney Require Shots

Vaccine Mandates Gain Steam as Walmart and Disney Require Shots

Vaccine Mandates Gain Steam as Walmart and Disney Require Shots Vaccine Mandates Gain Steam as Walmart and Disney Require Shots Recent court decisions have upheld employers’ rights to require vaccinations, including a ruling that said Houston Methodist Hospital could require health care workers to get shots. And a series of governments at various levels have imposed their own mandates. President …

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U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer

U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer

U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer U.S. Authorities Seek Documents From Troubled Covid Vaccine Manufacturer That decision does not mean the F.D.A. has broadly authorized Johnson & Johnson to distribute doses made by Emergent on an emergency basis. The F.D.A. signed off on previous batches of vaccine made at the Baltimore factory but with a warning that …

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Covid Vaccine Effort in Europe Confronts Anger, Disinformation and Suspicion

Covid Vaccine Effort in Europe Confronts Anger, Disinformation and Suspicion

Covid Vaccine Effort in Europe Confronts Anger, Disinformation and Suspicion Covid Vaccine Effort in Europe Confronts Anger, Disinformation and Suspicion BRUSSELS — For people living on the margins of society, from the homeless to undocumented workers, the coronavirus has long posed a heightened risk. Yet here in the European Union’s de facto capital, many are terrified of getting vaccinated. “People …

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Biden Seeks to Revive Vaccine Effort With New Rules and Incentives

Biden Seeks to Revive Vaccine Effort With New Rules and Incentives

Biden Seeks to Revive Vaccine Effort With New Rules and Incentives Biden Seeks to Revive Vaccine Effort With New Rules and Incentives “I think it would have a much bigger impact in parts of the country that have low vaccination rates and also get into populations that have been reluctant and hopefully show them that getting a vaccine is not …

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F.D.A. Gives Approval for Emergent Vaccine Plant in Baltimore to Reopen

F.D.A. Gives Approval for Emergent Vaccine Plant in Baltimore to Reopen

F.D.A. Gives Approval for Emergent Vaccine Plant in Baltimore to Reopen F.D.A. Gives Approval for Emergent Vaccine Plant in Baltimore to Reopen Federal regulators have approved the reopening of a troubled Baltimore vaccine-making plant that has been closed for more than three months over contamination concerns that delayed the delivery of about 170 million doses of coronavirus vaccine. The turnabout …

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Israel to Give Third Covid Vaccine Shots to Those Over 60

Israel to Give Third Covid Vaccine Shots to Those Over 60

Israel to Give Third Covid Vaccine Shots to Those Over 60 Israel to Give Third Covid Vaccine Shots to Those Over 60 JERUSALEM — Israel will begin administering a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine those 60 and older, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced on Thursday, citing the rising risk of a virus surge fueled by the Delta variant. …

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Some Are Chasing Extra Vaccine Shots, While Scientists Debate

Some Are Chasing Extra Vaccine Shots, While Scientists Debate

Some Are Chasing Extra Vaccine Shots, While Scientists Debate Some Are Chasing Extra Vaccine Shots, While Scientists Debate Many scientists say that vaccinated people probably won’t need booster shots anytime soon. Some are getting them anyway. They are going to local pharmacies, other states or even other countries — anywhere where there is no record of them having been vaccinated …

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Companies Rethink Imposing Vaccine Mandates

Companies Rethink Imposing Vaccine Mandates

Companies Rethink Imposing Vaccine Mandates Companies Rethink Imposing Vaccine Mandates Companies reconsider vaccine requirements Last month, Goldman Sachs unofficially kicked off Wall Street’s return to the office in a celebratory mood. (There were food trucks and live music). The tone has since changed, as the highly contagious Delta variant spreads and nearly half of the U.S. population isn’t fully vaccinated. …

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Medical Groups Call for Vaccine Requirements for Health Care Workers

Medical Groups Call for Vaccine Requirements for Health Care Workers

Medical Groups Call for Vaccine Requirements for Health Care Workers Medical Groups Call for Vaccine Requirements for Health Care Workers A group of nearly 60 major medical organizations, including the American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association, called on Monday for mandatory vaccination of health care workers. As the highly contagious Delta variant drives a new surge of coronavirus …

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