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A Nurse's Attempt To Demonstrate That Vaccines Make People Magnetic Fails Spectacularly.
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On Tuesday, an anti-vaccine Ohio nurse attempted to prove that COVID-19 vaccines make people magnetic, but she failed to stick the landing, to use a gymnastics term. Joanna Overholt, a registered n…

Boris Johnson Claims That The G7 Has Pledged More Than One Billion Vaccine Doses To Poor Countries.
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CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the Group of Seven wealthy nations have pledged more than a billion coronavirus vaccine doses for poorer countries. Johnson sai…

Canada's Borders And Airports Will Be Very Different When International Travel Resumes.
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The COVID-19 pandemic will change the way people travel internationally, just as the 9/11 attacks did 20 years ago, with hundreds of millions of dollars in new government spending planned for border…

Expiration Dates For Johnson & Johnson Vaccines Have Been Extended By US Officials.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson announced Thursday that US regulators have extended the expiration date on millions of doses of its COVID-19 vaccine by six weeks. According to the company, a F…

At The Start Of The Pandemic, A Pilot Discovers A Colleague's Heartfelt Note Left In The Plane.
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A Delta Air Lines pilot left a note on board an aircraft that he had stored at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and the message was discovered earlier this month as the plane was being prepare…

YouTube Suspends Republican Senator Ron Johnson For COVID-19 'Misinformation'
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Sen. Ron Johnson was barred from uploading videos to YouTube for a week on Friday after the company accused him of violating its COVID-19 “medical misinformation policies.” The Wi…

It's Exhausting To Watch Pandemic-related Television, But It's Also Necessary.
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In March, I had one of those “taking stock of things” moments when I least expected it: it was Month 13 of the pandemic, and I happened to be watching the 17th season of a TV drama that had become a…

During The First North American Cruise In 15 Months, Two Passengers Tested Positive For COVID-19.
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Two passengers on board the first cruise to set sail in North America since the industry was shut down in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic tested positive for COVID-19. The guests were sharing…

The G-7 Countries Intend To Distribute At Least One Billion Vaccine Doses To The Rest Of The World.
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ST. IVES, England (AP) — The Group of Seven nations are set to commit to sharing at least 1 billion coronavirus vaccines with the rest of the world, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced T…

Stephen Colbert Confronts Vaccine Deniers With The Truth About Their Latest Wild Conspiracy Theory.
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On Wednesday's episode of "The Late Show," Stephen Colbert discussed the latest anti-vaccination conspiracy theory to emerge "straight from crazy town." It's about the outlandish claim that COVID-1…

The Biden Administration Opposes COVID-19 Workplace Safety Regulations For The Largest Number Of Employees.
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The White House has decided not to issue an emergency safety standard for COVID-19 that would apply to the vast majority of workers, abandoning a broad rule that appeared all but certain to be imple…

As The FDA Considers An Extension, Johnson & Johnson Doses May Expire.
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A large number of unused Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses are approaching their official expiration dates, prompting some to question the US commitment to global vaccine equity. According to reports…