All posts tagged: Covid vaccinations

Unvaccinated NBA players could face jail time if they violate Canada’s quarantine act

The NBA season has officially started and according to a report, unvaccinated NBA players on teams that venture north to play the Toronto Raptors could face fines of up to $750,000 and six months in jail if they violate Canada’s Quarantine Act, that only allows them to leave their hotel for team-related activities.

COVID Anger: Is hated of anti-vaxxers the new racism?

I know people who are really afraid for their futures. Their ideas may sound like a conspiracy theory, but they believe that a new intolerance is coming on us. The official orthodoxy is that everyone should get vaccinated, and disagreement with this official position can lead to abuse and loss of freedom. The people who I know, who are really worried, are mostly opposed to vaccination for COVID. It’s like the new racial intolerance. One of the best known opponents of COVID vaccination is the musician Eric Clapton. He developed health problems after being vaccinated, and he blames the vaccine. He says that he has lost friends because of his opinions. I have seen some abusive statements aimed at Eric Clapton. READ: Eric Clapton sings ‘enough is enough’ on new COVID policy protest song ‘This Has Gotta Stop’ I should give a disclaimer here. I personally don’t want to be on one side of the argument, so I won’t give a one-sided opinion about COVID treatments. I think we should encourage open discussion about the …

Good news: Second COVID vaccine is 94.5% effective

There is another ray a hope about the coronavirus. Moderna Inc. just announced it has a vaccine that tested nearly 95% effective for providing immunization against COVID-1984 and it could be ready by the end of the year. Newsmax writes: Moderna Inc. said Monday its experimental vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage clinical trial, becoming the second U.S. company in a week to report results that far exceed expectations. Together with Pfizer Inc’s vaccine, also shown to be more than 90% effective, and pending more safety data and regulatory review, the United States could have two vaccines authorized for emergency use in December with as many as 60 million doses of vaccine available by the year’s end. Next year, the U.S. government could have access to more than 1 billion doses just from the two vaccine makers, more than needed for the country’s 330 million residents. Read Newsmax: Moderna Says Its Vaccine Is 94.5% Effective in Preventing COVID-19 | This means there could be two effective vaccines …