COVID-19 Vaccines Not Linked to Trouble Conceiving

Couples who were vaccinated against COVID-19 did not have a lower likelihood of getting pregnant, but previous infection with SARS-CoV-2 could affect male fertility, according to a prospective study. Both female and male partners who had at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose did not face lower chances of getting pregnant than unvaccinated patients (female fecundability…

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Trump calls politicians who refuse to say they received Covid boosters ‘gutless’

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday criticized politicians who refuse to say whether they’ve received a Covid booster shot.In an interview with far-right cable channel One America News, Trump said he received the booster and has seen politicians get asked in interviews whether they’ve also gotten a third shot.“They don’t want to say…

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Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine protects children against rare COVID-19 complication

A vaccinator draws a Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pediatric vaccine in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, U.S., December 5, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah BeierRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comJan 7 (Reuters) – Two doses of the Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) and BioNTech (22UAy.DE) COVID-19 vaccine are highly protective against a rare but often serious condition in children that causes…

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Front-line physicians describe how vaccination affects patients in latest Covid wave

Physicians around the country facing the latest surge of Covid-19 cases, driven by the highly contagious omicron variant, have a straightforward message based on what they’re seeing in their emergency rooms: vaccination is tied to a patient’s symptoms. “The general trend that I’m seeing is, if you’re boosted and you get Covid, you really just at…

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Fauci on Trump getting booed: ‘Poisoning the well’ on vaccines has ‘lingering effect’

President BidenJoe BidenThe 10 races that will decide the Senate majority Bidens: Desmond Tutu’s legacy will ‘echo throughout the ages’ Media love bad news; you don’t have to MORE’s chief medical adviser Anthony FauciAnthony FauciFauci on lack of tests during holiday season: ‘We’ve got to do better’ Fauci on domestic air travel mandate: Anything to…

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White House Press Secretary Psaki Touts Trump’s Assertion That ‘The Vaccines Work’

Topline White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Thursday that she wanted to “echo” comments made by former President Donald Trump about the safety and effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccines — a rare example of agreement between the two administrations that highlights Trump’s value in boosting confidence in the vaccines. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki…

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Trump renews praise for Covid vaccines, ‘one of the greatest achievements of mankind’

WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump praised the efficacy of the coronavirus vaccines in a new interview just days after being booed by an audience for revealing he received a Covid booster shot.”The vaccine is one of the greatest achievements of mankind,” Trump told conservative commentator Candace Owens in an interview on Wednesday. While Trump…

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Tennessee medical board deletes anti-misinformation COVID-19 policy after GOP pressures to dissolve board

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee’s medical licensing board voted Tuesday to delete a policy opposing coronavirus misinformation from its website due to fears a powerful conservative lawmaker would otherwise dissolve the board and replace its members.The policy, unanimously adopted by the Board of Medical Examiners in September, establishes that doctors who spread demonstrably untrue information about COVID-19…

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Big Bird vaccine announcement sparks backlash from Conservatives, GOP

Big Bird’s seemingly innocuous — and obviously fictional — announcement Saturday that he has been vaccinated against Covid-19 caused a stir online, as Republicans like Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas accused the yellow anthropomorphic bird of tweeting “government propaganda.””I got the COVID-19 vaccine today! My wing is feeling a little sore, but it’ll give my…

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Study shows dramatic decline in effectiveness of all three COVID-19 vaccines over time

As the Delta variant became the dominant strain of coronavirus across the United States, all three COVID-19 vaccines available to Americans lost some of their protective power, with vaccine efficacy among a large group of veterans dropping between 35% and 85%, according to a new study. Researchers who scoured the records of nearly 800,000 U.S.…

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10 More States Sue Biden Administration Over Vaccine Mandates

Topline Attorneys general from 10 states sued the Biden administration in federal court Friday over its order requiring federal contractors to get vaccinated for Covid-19, one day after Florida separately sued the administration, part of a broader opposition by Republican-led states to the federal government’s vaccine mandates for workers. Protesters rally against vaccination mandates in…

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Vaccines Offer More Protection Against Covid Than Prior Infection, CDC Study Suggests

Topline Vaccinated Americans were less likely to test positive for Covid-19 than people who had “natural immunity” from a previous infection, according to a Friday study from the Centers for Disease Control and Protection, adding yet another data point to the investigation into whether vaccines or prior Covid-19 cases are a better defense against the…

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1 In 5 Adults Still Reject Covid Vaccines, Poll Finds — Here Are The Biggest Groups Still Holding Out

Topline Despite the deadly wave of delta variant coronavirus that overwhelmed hospitals and sent death rates soaring, high numbers of Americans are still refusing Covid-19 vaccines, according to a new poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation, underscoring the challenges officials face as they try to move beyond the pandemic. One in five adults still reject…

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Neil Cavuto begs Fox News viewers to get Covid vaccinations

Veteran Fox News personality Neil Cavuto, in his first television interview since disclosing his Covid-19 diagnosis, begged viewers Sunday to “toss the political speaking points” and get vaccinated.The host of “Your World with Neil Cavuto” appeared on the network’s “MediaBuzz” with Howard Kurtz and minced no words in asking anyone within earshot to get inoculated…

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Refuses To Say Whether He’ll Get A Covid Vaccine Booster

Topline With FDA authorization for Johnson & Johnson booster shots appearing imminent, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) won’t say whether he plans to get his second dose once he becomes eligible, following public statements in which he questioned the effectiveness of Covid-19 vaccines. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) speaks at the opening of a monoclonal…

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Fox News anchor deletes tweet suggesting Powell’s death ‘raises new concerns’ about vaccine efficacy

Fox News anchor John Roberts deleted a tweet on Monday that suggested former Secretary of State Colin Powell’s death from COVID-19 complications raises “new concerns” about the long-term efficacy of inoculation. Powell’s family announced his death in a statement that also said the 84-year-old had been fully vaccinated.He also reportedly had been diagnosed from multiple myeloma, a type of blood…

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U.S. to lift travel ban Nov. 8, allowing vaccinated international visitors into the country

The White House said Friday it would allow international travelers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 into the U.S. starting Nov. 8, lifting a ban on visitors from the European Union, UK and other countries.The White House last month said it planned to lift the travel restrictions, which barred most non-U.S. citizens who had recently…

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