Biden Administration Will Ease Travel Restrictions for Vaccinated Foreign Travelers

The Biden administration announced it will ease travel restrictions for vaccinated foreign travelers in November.

According to White House coronavirus coordinator Jeff Zients, all foreign visitors must be fully vaccinated and must show proof of vaccination before boarding flights bound for the United States. They will also be required to provide a negative test no later than 72 hours prior to flying. Travelers who meet all these requirements will not need to quarantine. read more

Poll: Majority of Americans Support Biden’s Vaccine Mandates

According to a new Axios-Ipsos poll, the majority of Americans––that’s 60%––support President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates.

The mandates will affect roughly 100 million Americans. It will include a vaccine mandate for all federal workers and contractors, in addition to a requirement that large companies must mandate vaccines or regular testing for employees. read more

Biden to Mandate Vaccines for All Federal Employees, With No Option for Testing or Opt-Outs

President Joe Biden is expected to announce a vaccine mandate for all federal employees with no option for testing or opting out.

These steps are part of a 6-point Covid-19 action plan.

“We know that increasing vaccinations will stop the spread of the pandemic we’ll get the pandemic under control, we’ll return people to normal life. That’s what our objective is,” said Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary. read more

NYC Mandates Vaccines for All Teachers and Staff

On the heels of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) announcement that it had fully approved Pfizer and BioTech’s Covid-19 vaccine, New York City will require every Department of Education employee to have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by September 27. There is no ability to opt out. read more

Florida School Superintendent Explains Why She Continues to Defy DeSantis’s Ban on Mask Mandates

During an appearance on MSNBC, Florida School Superintendent Dr. Carlee Simon explained why she continues to defy Governor Ron DeSantis’s ban on mask mandates.

“Masks are not a medical device,” she said. “Masks are preventive. They are preventive safety devices. It would be just as though we were asking a student to wear a baseball helmet when they go up to bat at a baseball game,” she said.  read more

Unvaccinated Husband of Anti-Vax Missouri State Representative Dies of Covid-19

Steve Walsh, the husband of Missouri State Representative Sara Walsh (R) has died of Covid-19 complications. He was unvaccinated. And his wife has continued to resist getting vaccinated herself.

“It saddens my heart to share that this morning my best friend and beloved husband Steve Walsh was welcomed to Heaven’s glory into the arms of Jesus Christ his Lord and Savior,” Walsh wrote on Twitter. read more

White House to Announce That Most Americans Will Need Covid-19 Booster Shots Eight Months After Vaccination

The White House will announce that most Americans will need Covid-19 booster shots eight months after their initial vaccination, citing data that shows signs of waning immunity.

“Based on our latest assessment, the current protection against severe disease, hospitalization, and death could diminish in the months ahead, especially among those who are at higher risk or were vaccinated during the earlier phases of the vaccination rollout. For that reason, we conclude that a booster shot will be needed to maximize vaccine-induced protection and prolong its durability,” a group of eight officials, including infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky, said in a statement. read more