How Vaccine Companies Have Bankrolled Fox News’ Anti-Vaxx Insanity
With increasing regularity over the past few months, Fox News has peddled vaccine skepticism and at times outright resistance to its millions of viewers, leading critics to accuse the network of “killing people” as large swaths of conservatives refuse to get vaccinated. And it turns out that such dangerous rhetoric has, in effect, been sponsored by the pharmaceutical giants involved in developing, manufacturing, and distributing the very vaccines that Fox News hosts and pundits have railed against on a near-daily basis.
"It is also essential to ensuring our teams are able to continue to provide food to Australian communities - something they do with pride every day."
Doctor urges Australians to get the Covid vaccine
An Australian doctor has urged younger Australians to consider the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine, saying the risk from an adverse reaction to peanuts is higher. Dr Kean-Seng Lim from Mt Druitt in Sydney's west said NSW is in a situation where for those in hotspot areas, getting a vaccine as a priority may be better than waiting for Pfizer vaccine. Australia's peak authority on vaccines ATAGI recommends Pfizer for people aged under 60 because of a very rare blood-clot side-effect linked to AstraZeneca - but anyone over 18 can access this option if the provide 'informed consent'.
He said the supermarket chain would be rolling out a number of initiatives, with state and federal government support, to support staff in getting the jab.
Woolworths will establish pop-up vaccination clinics at "key food-related distribution centres" in south-west Sydney to provide teams working onsite access to vaccines.
Store teams in the five most-affected LGAs in south-west Sydney will be able to secure early vaccination appointments at the nearby Homebush Vaccination Centre.
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Mr Banducci said Woolworths would also provide up to eight hours of paid leave for full-time and part-time team members to receive their vaccination.
"These are important steps in helping protect our team so they can continue to provide food for all Australians," he said.
Mr Banducci urged customers to abide by safety protocols while in stores, including checking in with a QR code, maintaining social distancing, and shopping efficiently.
Health Workers Protest Vaccine Mandate Outside Dallas Hospital .
Protesters rallied against vaccine mandates, while officials said rising COVID-19 hospitalizations meant only 16 ICU beds remained available in Dallas County.More than 200 protesters were outside Baylor University Medical Center on Saturday, according to the Dallas Morning News.