According to a new survey released on Tuesday, the gap in racial discrimination in the rate of vaccination of the Covid-1 vaccine is closing.
A survey by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that in the United States, His% Hispanic adults, 1% white adults and 0% black adults have already received at least one dose of the Covid-1 vaccine.
During a news conference, it was “very, very encouraging” to see Dr. Mar Marcella Nunez-Smith, who is leading the White House’s efforts on health equality.
In an earlier nationwide vaccination effort, the data showed a much greater difference in vaccination rates between different ethnic and racial groups, driven by barriers to access and misconceptions, Nunez-Smith said. The new information, he said, is “intentionally working to address those barriers, to address those concerns.”
The survey found that among those with the lowest vaccination rates were whites, evangelical Christians, rural residents, Republicans and uninsured people under the age of five.
Among U.S. adults who received the vaccine most recently, the Delta variant and the associated hospitalization and fear of death were the biggest motivating factors. The FDA approval of the vaccine mandate and the Pfizer vaccine has played a much smaller role.
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Pfizer and Biotech said Tuesday they have submitted data from clinical trials of the Covid-1 vaccine to children aged 5 to 11 to the Food and Drug Administration. Companies are planning to submit a request for approval of emergency use of the vaccine for young children after it is proven to be safe and effective in one-third of the doses used by adolescents and adults.
B The state of LeBron James’s vaccination is no longer a mystery. The four-time NBA MVP revealed on Tuesday at the Los Angeles Lakers Pre-Season Media Day that he had received the Covid-1 vaccine.
Delaware Governor John Carney announced Tuesday that all teachers and school staff in Delaware must be vaccinated against Covid-1 or undergo weekly testing.
G Wegman Pharmacies is now offering booster doses of the Pfizer-Biotech Covid-1 vaccine by appointment only.
The growing number of hospital admissions with -Kovid-1 with has placed a new burden on Northeast Ohio hospitals. Leaders of several hospitals in the area said they were facing a shortage of beds and long waits for emergency care.
The California Rapid Covid-1 tests are in short supply across California, forcing some testing facilities to turn away to ask for a faster test, even for employees who need to be tested as part of a regular screening mandate.
– A statewide eviction moratorium ended in California on Friday, but officials are in a hurry to confirm that unpaid tenants know they can stay home after that date if they have already applied for help from the state.
-French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that the government will fund the recruitment of psychologists in France from next year, following the escalation of depression in the Covid-1 pandemic epidemic. In Britain, Germany and some other countries, the state healthcare system already finances therapy sessions.
3Today’s numberAccording to Johns Hopkins University, more than 43 million confirmed Covid-1 cases and more than 690,000 deaths have been recorded in the United States. Worldwide total: more than 232 million cases and 4.7 million deaths. According to the CDC, more than 183 million Americans – 55% of the population – have been fully vaccinated.
3 What we read: Monoclonal antibody treatment, although safe and effective against Covid-1, provides protection that is temporary, less compliant, harder to access and much more expensive for taxpayers, and sometimes patients themselves. So why do some people resist vaccines but take monochromatic antibodies? Read more here.
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The New York vaccine mandate makes it easier to replace resistant health workers
Concerned about the shortage of staff in hospitals and nursing homes, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed an executive order late Monday to expand the pool of effective workers. The Covid-1 vaccine is required for all healthcare workers.
The executive order will allow retirees to easily re-establish themselves in the workforce and expand the team of staff who can conduct COVID-19 tests and vaccinations. The state will also set up a monitoring center headed by the health department to meet the shortage of a specific staff, and Hochul said he is still considering bringing in the National Guard if assistance is needed in the facility.
Although a small percentage of the 5,050,000 workers are thought to have rejected the mandate, Hochul released data on Tuesday showing that the order has led to an increase in vaccine rates at healthcare centers.
The rate at which nursing home workers received at least one dose of the vaccine rose to 922% on Monday evening, from 0% on August 15, his office said. Meanwhile, adult care facilities% staff received at least one dose, %% on August 15 and hospital staff% staff were fully vaccinated by September 22 – an increase from %% in early August.
Stephen Hans, who represents the statewide nursing home as president of the New York State Health Facilities Association and the New York State Center for Assisted Living, said many employers are hiring workers who choose not to be vaccinated in absentia leave. “There’s a staffing crisis that suppliers don’t want to sever that relationship,” Hanse said.
Vaccine order deadlines are also coming into effect this week in California, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
– Joseph Specter, New York State Team
The 400K Americans got a booster shot last weekend
More than 400,000 American Pfizer received booster shots last weekend through local pharmacies in the early days of U.S. efforts to provide more protection for vulnerable populations.
An additional 10 million people have scheduled booster shots for the next 10 weeks, said Jeff Giants, White House Covid-1 coord coordinator. He added: “We’re going to have a very strong start with the Booster campaign.”
About 25 million people have qualified for the third dose of Pfizer shots, which were approved last week for those 65 years of age or older who have a pre-existing condition or face high risk in their workplace.
U.S. officials say their initial focus is on ensuring that approximately 25% of eligible Americans who have not yet received their first shot. A key priority is the vaccination rate among pregnant women, which is 30% nationally and 15% among black pregnant women, said Dr. R. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
– The Associated Press
Employees in the state of Ohio can earn up to $ 1K to get the vaccine
A new “bonus” incentive announced this week by Ohio officials could earn state workers up to $ 1,000 for getting a Covid-1 shot.
State employees are eligible for প্রাথমিক 100 to get an initial shot from the end of July. Now, employees will be eligible to receive an additional $ 300 if 65% of employees at an agency where they work receive at least the first dose by October 15th. If 85% of active employees receive a dose, they will receive an additional $ 600 on 15 November.
Divine spokesman Dan Tierney said the state has “opportunities for improvement” to vaccinate workers – more than 50,500 employees. He noted that a number of state workers interacted with the public. Read more here.
– Jackie Borchard, The Columbus Dispatch
Vaccination continues worldwide
The collapse of global vaccine administration continues, the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security warned in a news release on Tuesday. Worldwide, some 44.7% of people are partially vaccinated and 32.9% are fully vaccinated. According to the agency, Africa lags far behind the global vaccination rate, with about 2.2% of people fully vaccinated.
Data from Johns Hopkins University shows that the number of cases of covid-1 cases and deaths worldwide has also dropped significantly in the past month. An analysis by USA Today shows that, compared to the week ended August 26, there were 30% fewer cases and 21.2% fewer deaths in the last week of Monday.
– Mike Stuka
825 million will be distributed to community mental health centers
The Drug Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration announced Tuesday that it is distributing 825 million in grants to 231 community mental health centers across the country as Americans continue to fight the COVID-19 epidemic.
The funds come from the 2021 Consolidation Approval Act and the 2021 Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplement Act, Samhasa said.
From August 2020 to February 2021, the percentage of adults with recent symptoms of anxiety or depressive disorder increased from .4.4% to .51.5% and the percentage of those without mental health care increased from .2.2% to 11.%. %. In CDC data.
“The Covid-1 pandemic epidemic has challenged our ability to ensure timely medical care and recovery assistance. These funds will help CMHCs meet local needs, which has become even more urgent over the past year,” said Maryam E. Delphin-Ritman, head of SAMHSA, said in a press release.
It is difficult to test Covid-1 tests at home because biden mandate is coming
The Biden administration will spend about 2 2 billion on coronavirus home testing, in line with vaccine-or-testing orders for corporate America.
But experts say the administration will not need to buy 2,280 million non-laboratory tests to meet testing needs, as private employers, K-12 schools and Delta variant-driven tests make it difficult to test in a timely manner.
“We’re dealing with a crisis and the tests that the president is buying are almost not enough,” said Dr. Michael Mina, an epidemiologist at Harvard. Read more here.
– Why Altukar
The appeals panel says the NYC teacher vaccine mandate could go ahead
A three-judge federal panel ruled late Monday that New York City’s need for the Covid-1 vaccine could be effective for its teachers.
The order comes after a judge temporarily suspended Monday’s order last week so that the teachers’ team could hear their arguments challenging the requirements.
Ruling on the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals allowed the requirement to be reintroduced, but lawyers for the teachers’ group said they would seek relief from the U.S. Supreme Court.
Mayor Bill de Blasio issued the requirements for teachers and education workers in the city. He said teachers have time to vaccinate this weekend.
California prison staff must be vaccinated, judge orders
A federal judge on Monday ordered that all workers entering California prisons be vaccinated or given religious or medical exemptions because he tried to stop an outbreak last year at San Quentin State Prison, which saw 28 inmates and correctional officers.
More than 50,000 inmates in California have been infected and at least 240 have died since the epidemic began.
“Everyone agrees that a mandatory worker immunization policy will reduce the risk of preventable death and serious medical consequences among inmates,” wrote U.S. District Judge John Tiger. “And no one has identified a remedy that would create anything closer to the same benefit.”
New Boston Celtics coach Kovid-1 has started his term
This is exactly how Ime Udoka draws things to start his tenure as the new head coach of the Boston Celtics. When the team’s players were personally present for Media Day on Monday, Udoka had to take part practically after signing a landmark case of Covid-1 of.
Vodka, who was vaccinated, said he was mostly asymptomatic, with the exception of a slight headache at the onset of the virus. Udoka was on the tenth day of his breakup and hopes to stay with the Celtics on Tuesday when they begin camp practice.
Udoka, an assistant to the U.S. men’s basketball team for the Olympics, said, “In general, it’s been a whirlwind summer.” “Obviously for the Olympics for a while and then it’s been happening for the last 10 or so days. Really running on the ground depending on the employee and our previous relationship.” Read more here.
– Greg Dudek, The Brockton Enterprise
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