Business

Local hospital’s chief medical officer got COVID-19 for Christmas and urges vaccination

The chief medical officer for Johnston Health got a surprise over the Christmas holidays, and he is using it to remind his colleagues how important
Business

Covid Surges In 4 Of 5 Most Vaccinated States But Shots Help Keep Hospitalization, Deaths Down

As winter sets in, the United States is seeing a surge in covid-19 cases, with some of the most vaccine-friendly states fighting to contain the
Business

2 Democrats joined with every Republican senator to repeal Biden's private employer vaccine-or-test mandate

In December of 2021, Sen. Mike Braun spoke at a news conference about Covid-19 vaccine mandates. The Senate voted to overturn Biden's mandate for
Business

2 Democrats joined with every Republican senator to repeal Biden's private employer vaccine-or-test mandate

On Wednesday, every Republican and 2 Democratic senators voted to overturn President Joe Biden's vaccine-or-test mandate for private businesses with
Science

UK employers step up demand for workers vaccinated against Covid

According to an analysis of recruitment adverts, employers in the UK are following in the footsteps of their counterparts in the US by increasing
Business

Federal Appeals Court Reaffirms Decision To Temporarily Halt Biden Administration Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate

Topline The Fifth U.S. The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans affirmed Friday its decision to temporarily halt Biden's mandate that
Iceland Skewers Mark Zuckerberg's Metaverse With New Tourism Ad
Tech

Iceland Skewers Mark Zuckerberg's Metaverse With New Tourism Ad

On Thursday, Iceland released a new advertisement for tourism, mocking Facebook's (sorry Meta's) recent promises about how we will all live in the
Business

An Austrian province is preparing a COVID-19 lockdown for unvaccinated people only, saying the vaccinated shouldn't have to 'lose their freedom'

Austria's province will lock down unvaccinated persons starting Monday. They can't leave their home except for the most essential reasons like to
Travel

Malaysia on track to welcome tourists back by January

Malaysia announced plans to reopen its borders for tourists on January 1, 2022, as part of a national easing COVID-19. Malaysia is easing
Business

Stunning Vaccine Stat: 98.5% Of U.S. Seniors Have Had Shot

Topline According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), close to 100% of Americans 65 and over have received at least one dose of