Social Security-Linked National Vaccine Registry: Good Idea?

OPINION BY WILLIAM HASELTINE Vaccine distribution in the United States to this point has been inefficient and ineffective. The incoming Biden administration offers hope that efforts can be turned around, but the concrete strategies to accomplish the turn-around are yet to be detailed. To simplify vaccine data systems, I propose a national vaccine registry that tracks vaccination records across the...

COVID-19

LAW & POLITICS

Another Congressman Has Covid

Rep. Correa announced Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021 he tested positive upon returning home from Washington, D.C., prompting him to self-quarantine away from his family. His office said he received the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine on Dec. 19 and has not received the second shot that would have boosted his immunity to about 95%.

What’s Really In Biden’s $2T Stimulus Plan

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to expand coronavirus vaccinations, help individuals and jump-start the economy. The...

Trump Admin Executes Its Last Death Row Inmate

The Trump administration early Saturday carried out its 13th federal execution since July, an unprecedented run that concluded just five days before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden — an opponent of the federal death penalty.

Unhinged Trump Like “Mad King George”: Aides

BUSINESS INSIDER – Trump administration officials and allies are comparing President Donald Trump to "Mad King George" in his final days in office, The...

CELEBRITY HEALTH

Youngest Charlie’s Angel, 65, Dead After All

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tanya Roberts, who captivated James Bond in "A View to a Kill" and later played Midge Pinciotti in the sitcom "That '70s Show," has been hospitalized after falling at her home.

Gilligan’s Island Star Dead With Covid

Dawn Wells, who played the lovable castaway Mary Ann Summers on "Gilligan's Island," died in Los Angeles on Wednesday from Covid-19 complications.

Judge Judy Issues Verdict On Masks

"I proceeded to lace into him about respecting other people." Fox News – Judge Judy Sheindlin, 78, revealed during an interview with the New...

Charley Pride, 86, Dies of Covid

"We're not color blind yet, but we've advanced a few paces along the path and I like to think I've contributed something to that...

SELF CARE

HEALTH CONDITIONS

Health Consequences Of Year-Long Lockdown

Quarantine is turning you into a stiff, hunched-over, itchy, sore, headachy husk.

Closing The Door On Potential Pandemics

Geographic and environmental boundaries that once protected us from widespread disease outbreaks are no more, says William Karesh. In this report, he calls for the West to adopt a "prevention is better than cure" approach to human and animal health.

WHO Investigators Arrive In Wuhan To Explore Pandemic Origins

A global team of researchers arrived Thursday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic was first detected to conduct a politically sensitive investigation into its origins amid uncertainty about whether Beijing might try to prevent embarrassing discoveries.

Fauci Deflects Blame For Failed Vaccine Rollout

The U.S. was "too rigid" in the initial rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, Dr. Anthony Fauci said on Tuesday, the same day that the Trump administration moved to expand distribution efforts.

High Vaccine Demand Overwhelms Florida Health System

Disaster. Impossible. Hopeless. Frustrated. Disgrace. These are just some of the words WUSF News and Health News Florida heard from Floridians asked to share their experiences with the state's COVID vaccine distribution efforts.

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