Latest Immunizations News

French parliament OKs restaurant COVID pass, vaccine rules

Jul. 25, 2021 18:49 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — France's parliament approved a law early Monday requiring special virus passes for all restaurants and domestic travel and mandating vaccinations for all health workers. Both measures have prompted protests and political tensions. President Emmanuel Macron...

Fauci says US headed in `wrong direction' on coronavirus

Jul. 25, 2021 18:13 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an “unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation’s top infectious diseases expert said Sunday. “We’re going in the wrong...

New Arkansas COVID-19 cases top 2,000, 1st time in 5 months

Jul. 25, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — COVID-19 continues to rage through Arkansas as new day-over-day cases topped 2,000 for the first time since February. State health officials reported 2,015 new cases Saturday as the highly contagious delta variant swept across the state,...

Positive virus tests knock Rahm, DeChambeau out of Olympics

Jul. 25, 2021 17:36 PM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Positive COVID-19 tests knocked Jon Rahm and Bryson DeChambeau out of the Olympic golf tournament Sunday, in a pair of surprises that reinforced the tenuous nature of holding a massive sports event during a global pandemic. Word of Rahm's positive...

Browns rookie LB Owusu-Koramoah placed on COVID-19 list

Jul. 25, 2021 17:17 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns rookie linebacker Jeremiah Owusu-Koramoah will miss the start of his first NFL training camp after being placed on the COVID-19 list Sunday, The second-round pick from Notre Dame reported Saturday with the team's other first-year players and...

Arizona: More than 1K new COVID-19 cases for 7th day in row

Jul. 25, 2021 15:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Health officials in Arizona on Sunday reported 1,508 new COVID-19 cases and one additional death. It marked the seventh consecutive day with at least 1,000 cases, the longest such streak since early March. The latest numbers pushed...

The Latest: Germany considers restrictions for unvaccinated

Jul. 25, 2021 15:41 PM EDT

BERLIN — German politicians were deeply divided Sunday over a warning by Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff that restrictions for unvaccinated people may be necessary if COVID-19 infection numbers reach new heights in the coming months. Chief of staff Helge...

Over 100 people protest vaccine mandates at Iowa Capitol

Jul. 25, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 100 people gathered outside the Iowa state Capitol Saturday to rally against mandates requiring people to get vaccinated against COVID-19, such as the ones some Iowa hospitals have issued. One of the speakers at the rally, Republican...

Germans divided over restrictions for the unvaccinated

Jul. 25, 2021 13:21 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German politicians were deeply divided Sunday over a warning by Chancellor Angela Merkel's chief of staff that restrictions for unvaccinated people may be necessary if COVID-19 infection numbers reach new heights in the coming months. Chief of staff Helge...

Trial moved involving US marshals charged in vaccine dispute

Jul. 25, 2021 12:01 PM EDT

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A federal contempt of court trial involving three members of the U.S. Marshals Service has been moved from Aberdeen to Sioux Falls, according to court documents. Three supervisory marshals, including the agency’s Chief of Staff John Kilgallon,...