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Arizona AG Files First Suit Against Biden Vaccine Rules

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed the first lawsuit Tuesday to block President Joe Biden’s new vaccine requirements that could affect 100 million workers. Brnovich, who is running in a crowded Republican primary for U.S. Senate, claims Biden […]

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First Responders Nationwide Resist COVID Vaccine Mandates

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. It was supposed to be a turning point in the coronavirus pandemic for Erin Tokley, a longtime Philadelphia police officer, Baptist minister and 47-year-old father of three. It was supposed to be the day of his vaccine appointment. Instead it was […]

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As Districts Insist on Vaccines, Some Teachers Push Back

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Some of the biggest school systems in the US are taking a hard line with teachers and staff members who are not yet vaccinated against COVID-19: Get a jab or lose your job. Most teachers already are […]

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COVID Booster May Benefit Active-Treatment Cancer Patients

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A COVID-19 booster shot may be beneficial for patients with cancer who are undergoing treatment, according to new findings from an Isreali case-control study. The seropositivity rate among the patients with cancer remained high (87%) about 4 months after the patients […]

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1 Million Vaccine Doses Given Thursday, Government Says

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The pace of COVID-19 vaccinations keeps rising, with more than 1 million doses of vaccine administered in the United States on Thursday, including 562,000 people getting their first dose, White House COVID-19 Data Director Cyrus Shahpar said on Twitter. Thursday was […]