Tag: Vaccines

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The Politics of Vaccine Mandates

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Centros de órganos a pacientes de trasplantes: vacúnense contra covid o bajarán en la lista de espera

Un candidato a trasplante de riñón de Colorado que fue puesto en estado inactivo por no vacunarse contra covid-19 se ha convertido en el ejemplo…

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Community Clinics Shouldered Much of the Vaccine Rollout. Many Haven’t Been Paid.

Community clinics in California say they haven’t been paid for at least 1 million covid-19 vaccine doses given since January, creating a “massive cash flow…

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Journalists Examine Vaccination Rates Among Student Nurses and in Covid Hot Spots

Contributing writer and former KHN correspondent Michelle Andrews discussed difficulties in providing clinical training to student nurses who refuse to get vaccinated on CBS News…

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New California Law Bans Harassment at Vaccination Sites, but Free Speech Concerns Persist

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It’s now illegal in California to harass people on their way into a vaccination clinic, under a law signed Friday by Gov….

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New Law Bans Harassment at Vaccination Sites, but Free Speech Concerns Persist

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — It’s now illegal in California to harass people on their way into a vaccination clinic, under a law signed Friday by Gov….

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Ser inmune a covid por haberlo tenido o estar vacunado, ¿es lo mismo?

El doctor Aaron Kheriaty, profesor de psiquiatría en la Universidad de California-Irvine, pensó que no necesitaba vacunarse contra covid porque había sufrido la enfermedad en…

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Covid Immunity Through Infection or Vaccination: Are They Equal?

Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, a University of California-Irvine psychiatry professor, felt he didn’t need to be vaccinated against covid because he’d fallen ill with the disease…

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NY Reaches Agreement With DOJ Over Vaccine Access for Blind People

Five New York state and local government agencies agreed to fix covid-19 vaccine websites to make them accessible for blind users following a Department of…

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Organ Centers to Transplant Patients: Get a Covid Shot or Move Down on Waitlist

A Colorado kidney transplant candidate who was bumped to inactive status for failing to get a covid-19 vaccine has become the most public example of…

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: Abortion Politics Front and Center

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Our Covid Cocoon: The Parents Aren’t Alright (But Help May Be Coming)

HELENA, Mont. — My unvaccinated 7-year-old son began hacking and sneezing in late September as the hospitals in our home state of Montana started buckling…

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California Vaccine Mandate Extends to Aides for People With Disabilities

Workers in adult and senior care facilities and in-home aides have been added to the list of California health workers who must be fully vaccinated…

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Mandatory Vaccines for Health Care Workers Might Upend Nurses’ Training

Kaitlyn Hevner expects to complete a 15-month accelerated nursing program at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville in December. For her clinical training this…

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Student Nurses Who Refuse Vaccination Struggle to Complete Degrees

Kaitlyn Hevner expects to complete a 15-month accelerated nursing program at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville in December. For her clinical training this…

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Journalists Drill Down on Covid Vaccine Boosters, Misinformation Online

KHN Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber discussed how hospitals are dealing with covid-19 on WOSU’s “All Sides With Ann Fisher” on Tuesday. Weber also discussed the…

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The Health Agenda Still on Hold

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on Acast. Democrats on Capitol Hill missed their deadline to finish two huge bills that constitute…

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A Colorado Town Is About as Vaccinated as It Can Get. Covid Still Isn’t Over There.

San Juan County, Colorado, can boast that 99.9% of its eligible population has received at least one dose of covid-19 vaccine, putting it in the…

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Readers and Tweeters Feel Americans’ Pain

Letters to the Editor is a periodic feature. We welcome all comments and will publish a selection. We edit for length and clarity and require full names. This…

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Bomberos en la línea de batalla se resisten a los mandatos de vacunación contra covid

El bombero de Kentucky Jimmy Adams vio de cerca los estragos de la pandemia de coronavirus cuando se desempeñó como paramédico ayudando a cuidar a…

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Who Qualifies for a Covid Booster? The List Is Growing Longer

On Friday, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky said people whose jobs put them at risk of coronavirus infection qualify for a…

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Firefighters on Front Lines, No Strangers to Risk, Push Back Against Covid Vaccine Mandates

Kentucky firefighter Jimmy Adams saw the ravages of the coronavirus pandemic when he served as a medic who helped care for the sick on medical…

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From the FDA’s Empty Seat to Chock-Full ICUs, Journalists Recap the Week’s Stories

KHN correspondent Rachana Pradhan discussed why President Joe Biden hasn’t yet nominated a permanent leader for the Food and Drug Administration on Newsy’s “Morning Rush”…

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The Autumn of Democrats’ Discontent

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Will ‘Dr. Disinformation’ Ever Face the Music?

Earlier this month, Dr. Rashid Buttar posted on Twitter that covid-19 “was a planned operation” and shared an article alleging that most people who got…

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Public Health Experts ‘Flabbergasted’ That Biden Still Hasn’t Picked an FDA Chief

President Joe Biden’s failure to name someone to lead the Food and Drug Administration, more than 10 months after the election, has flummoxed public health…

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At an Overrun ICU, ‘the Problem Is We Are Running Out of Hallways’

BILLINGS, Mont. — Nurses fill the hospital room to turn a patient from his stomach to his back. The ventilator forcing air into him is…

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Cuando se desestima o estigmatiza a las muertes por covid, el dolor se mezcla con ira y vergüenza

Meses después de la muerte de Kyle Dixon, su vieja casa en Lanse, Pennsylvania, está llena de recordatorios de una vida truncada. Su carpa y…

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La máscara de tela, ¿es suficiente para proteger contra la variante delta?

En los últimos meses, algunas compañías aéreas europeas han prohibido el uso de máscaras de tela para controlar la propagación del coronavirus durante los vuelos,…

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Ask KHN-PolitiFact: Is My Cloth Mask Good Enough to Face the Delta Variant?

In recent months, some European airlines have banned the use of cloth face coverings to control the spread of the coronavirus during air travel, instead…