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Unions split on vaccine mandates, complicating Biden push

The National Nurses Union applauded President Joe Biden's proposal to require that companies with more than 100 employees vaccinate their work force. The American Federation of Teachers once said vacc...

Resonating with Malaysian Lifestyles: Callie Launches Breakthrough Virus-Killing Mask

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 6 September 2021 - The COVID-19 pandemic rages on, with no end in sight. Even with increasing vaccination rates, the situation remains critical not just in...

3 adverse reactions to Taiwan's Medigen suspected cases of needle phobia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three adverse reactions to Taiwan's domestic COVID-19 vaccine developed by Medigen Vaccine Biologics Corp. (高端疫苗, MVC) are suspected to have been caused by anxiety. ...

Tsai 1st to receive Taiwan-made COVID vaccine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said she was not nervous and "didn't feel anything" as she became the first to receive the domestic COVID-19 vaccine d...

Children aged 12 to 17 years old can now receive Moderna shots in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Children aged from 12 to 17 years old in Taiwan will have the option to take the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in addition to Pfizer-BioNTech (BNT) in the future, Central Epide...

Taiwanese woman gets Salmonella from eating zongzi left out at room temperature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 61-year-old woman in Tainan was hospitalized for a week after contracting Salmonella from eating zongzi that was not properly stored. The patient began experiencing d...

NFL dealing with multiple questions as training camps open

From players getting COVID-19 vaccinations to relaxed coronavirus protocols to lineup issues, particularly at quarterback, the NFL faces a multitude of questions as training camps open. ...

Vaccinations rise in some states with soaring infections

Vaccinations are beginning to rise in some states where COVID-19 cases are soaring, White House officials said Thursday in a sign that the summer surge is getting the attention of vaccine-hesitant Ame...

Federal judges block transgender restrictions in 2 states

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Federal judges on Wednesday temporarily blocked an Arkansas law banning gender confirming treatments for transgender youth and a West Virginia ban on trans athletes in women's...

3 GOP House members lose appeals over $500 mask fines

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Three Republican U.S. House members have lost appeals challenging fines for not wearing face coverings on the House floor earlier this year. On Tuesday, the U.S...

Tour de France riders head to Tokyo with Olympics in sight

Wout van Aert had just concluded one of the most remarkable performances of anyone in the Tour de France with a thrilling sprint victory on the Champs-Elysees in Paris when he was asked about his Olym...

Haiti faces uncertain future as mourning first lady returns

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's political future on Sunday grew murkier after the surprise return of first lady Martine Moïse, who was released from a hospital in Miami where she was treated for ...

GOP governor's vaccination tour reveals depths of distrust

TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Free lottery tickets for those who get vaccinated had few takers. Free hunting and fishing licenses didn't change many minds either. And this being red-state Arkansas, mandatory...

Hundreds greet Aristide on return to troubled Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Former President Jean-Bertrand Aristide returned to Haiti on Friday after a nearly a month in Cuba, thrilling hundreds of supporters who gathered at the airport at a time ...

Fired Tennessee vaccine leader rebuts claims point-by-point

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Days after she was fired under pressure from Republican legislators, Tennessee’s former vaccinations director has issued a point-by-point rebuttal to a letter recommending her ...