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Seniors to be fined for violating vaccine mandate

The Greek prime minister has made a final appeal to the country’s senior citizens to get inoculated before monthly punishments for violating the country’s vaccination mandate kick in next week. “Our fellow citizens who are over 60 and still unvaccinated – I encourage them today: take this step,” Prime Minister …

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Thousands protest Europe’s first mandatory vaccine plan

Thousands of Austrians took to the streets of Vienna in protest of an upcoming parliamentary vote to make Covid-19 vaccines mandatory, with protesters calling for the government to be replaced. Protesters carried Austrian flags through the streets on Saturday as police in riot gear holding helmets could be seen standing …

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New US governor rescinds mask & vaccine mandate in 1st order

Newly sworn-in Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin pulled mandates requiring children to wear masks and state employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 as part of his first day in office. After defeating Democratic candidate and former Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe in the November 2021 gubernatorial election, Youngkin – a Republican – …

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Russia makes vaccine passports policy change

Russian lawmakers have postponed consideration of a bill that would introduce a nationwide system of QR-code vaccine passes, saying that the law needs to be adapted to deal with the new Omicron variant of Covid-19. Tatyana Golikova, the deputy prime minister for social policy, labor, health and pension provision, told …

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US Supreme Court rules on Biden’s vaccine mandate

The US Supreme Court has stayed the enforcement of the Biden administration’s Covid-19 jab requirement for businesses with 100 or more employees, rolled out as an Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rule. The 6-3 decision was announced on Thursday, with the liberal-leaning justices Breyer, Kagan and Sotomayor dissenting. Announced …

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First European country offers 4th Covid vaccine dose

Denmark will soon offer a fourth Covid-19 shot to those considered at high risk from the virus, becoming the first in Europe to do so despite a regulator’s warning that there is not enough data to know if the policy will help. “We are now embarking on a new chapter, …

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WATCH: Anti-vaccine passport protesters pelt MP with seaweed 

Protesters from the French overseas constituency of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon threw fistfuls of seaweed at their representative of the national parliament, angry over the vaccine mandate. The attack was condemned by politicians. The heated confrontation took place on Sunday in France’s islands of Saint-Pierre-et-Miquelon in the western Atlantic. People unhappy with the …

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Germany to delay Covid vaccine mandate – media

Germany’s plans to impose nationwide compulsory vaccination against Covid-19 likely won’t come to fruition any time soon, not due to lack of will but because of bureaucratic hurdles, media reports suggest. In November, then-designated chancellor Olaf Scholz told Germany’s ZDF broadcaster that he expected a nationwide vaccination mandate to be …

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Judge rules FDA can’t keep vaccine docs secret ‘until 2096’

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been ordered to hasten the publication of documents related to Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine by more than one-hundred-fold, after the agency claimed the disclosure would take decades. In a ruling on Thursday, District Judge Mark Pittman rejected previous arguments from the FDA after …

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