Arkansas bill creates antibody exemption for vaccine mandate

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas lawmakers on Wednesday advanced legislation that would allow workers to opt…

Court hears dispute over N.Y. healthcare workers seeking COVID vaccine religious exemption

The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday heard arguments in a case brought by a…

US diversity lottery winners wait on visas as time runs out

Dorisnelly Fuentes Matos may have won the U.S. visa lottery on paper, but she still isn’t…

Organizers detail COVID-19 rules for Beijing Winter Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) – A 21-day quarantine for non-fully vaccinated athletes, officials and workers at the…

CDC advises pregnant women to get COVID-19 vaccinations

Federal health officials issued an urgent health advisory Wednesday for women who are pregnant or trying…

French drug company Sanofi drops plan for mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccine

French drug company Sanofi said on Tuesday it is going to ditch its plans for creating…

Vaccination or termination: Police push back against COVID-19 shot mandates

Police across the country are filing lawsuits, requesting exemptions and considering quitting or getting fired over…

Fighting wave of misinfo, YouTube bans false vaccine claims

YouTube is wiping vaccine misinformation and conspiracy theories from its popular video-sharing platform. Read more…

Supreme Court to take on guns, abortion in upcoming term

The Supreme Court will wade into the gun debate for the first time in more than…

LeBron James confirms he got the COVID-19 vaccine, won’t try to convince others to get it

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James has confirmed he received the COVID-19 vaccine after months of…

Senior Army flight surgeon warns pilots could die in mid-flight from vaccine side effects

A senior U.S. Army flight surgeon with specialized training in infectious diseases has filed an affidavit…

N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul signs executive order to address health staffing

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul signed an executive order to alleviate potential staffing shortages at hospitals…

Delta surge drove recent vaccinations; recipients cite hospitalization or death of a friend: Poll

Americans who’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19 since June were more likely to point to fear of…

‘The Big Delete’: Inside Facebook’s crackdown in Germany

Days before Germany’s federal elections, Facebook took what it called an unprecedented step: the removal of…

Kathy Hochul: COVID-19 vaccines are ‘from God to us’

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul told a Brooklyn megachurch that vaccines against the COVID-19 virus come…

New York City vaccine mandate can proceed, appeals panel rules

NEW YORK — The nation’s largest school district can immediately impose a vaccine mandate on its…

Pfizer begins large trial to test anti-COVID-19 pill

Pfizer on Monday announced the launch of a large trial to test its investigational oral antiviral…

‘View’ hosts say they had false positive COVID tests

NEW YORK (AP) – The two co-hosts of “The View” whose COVID-19 tests derailed a planned…

Police union: ‘Dozens’ of Mass. troopers to resign over COVID-19 vaccine mandate

A top police union says “dozens” of Massachusetts troopers will resign after a judge denied its…

New York COVID-19 vaccine deadline for health workers is a key test of mandates

New York State might use the National Guard to fill staffing vacancies when its COVID-19 vaccine…