• How to fix the mess of COVID-19 vaccine appointment scheduling

    1 month ago - By Fast Company

    Just because you're eligible doesn't mean you can get an appointment. We could be making it much easier for people.
    If you've tried to get a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, you know how frustrating the process can be. People are spending hours obsessively refreshing websites, hoping an appointment will open up somewhere. They scan Facebook groups for tips and insider information. One writer compared it to Soviet-style queues for cabbage.
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  • How Fox News hosts started attacking COVID-19 vaccines after Biden took over the rollout from Trump

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Fox News host Tucker Carlson stirs doubts about COVID-19 vaccines in a December 2020 edition of his show
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    Fox News hosts are like Tucker Carlson have spread doubt in COVID-19 vaccines.
    The hosts may see it it as a way of undermining the Biden administration and boosting ratings.
    Studies have shown that COVID-19 misinformation spread on the network is acted on by viewers.
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    In December last year, an 89-year-old man in Oxfordshire, England, was among the first patients in the UK to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. The man was Rupert...
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  • The Latest: Afghanistan begins vaccination drive

    1 month ago - By Chron

    KABUL, Afghanistan - Afghanistan has begun administering a COVID-19 vaccine with a ceremony at the presidential palace.
    Afghanistan received 500,000 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine from the government of India earlier this month. After the vaccine's approval by the World Health Organization, it has begun immunizing front-line personnel including health workers, reporters and security forces.
    Afghanistan has recorded 55,646 coronavirus cases, including 2,435 deaths.
    - Researchers in Scotland say its COVID-19 vaccination program has caused hospitalizations to...
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  • Wealthy LA residents gain access to COVID-19 vaccination codes meant for Black and Latino communities

    Wealthy LA residents gain access to COVID-19 vaccination codes meant for Black and Latino communities

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Wealthy residents in Los Angeles who are not yet eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine are misusing vaccine appointment access codes meant to help people living in Black and Latino communities disproportionately hit by the pandemic, the Los Angeles Times reported.
    The California program, which is intended to address inequities in vaccine distribution, provides special access codes to community organizations that allow eligible people to access the state's My Turn vaccine scheduling site.
    Three codes intended for communities of color were circulated in affluent professional...
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