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Ex-Tennessee vaccine leader: Firing put politics over health

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee's former top vaccinations official said Tuesday that she couldn't stay silent after she was fired this week amid scrutiny from...

Ex-Tennessee health official: State backed off vaccine push

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee health officials will not acknowledge that August is National Immunization Awareness Month per an order from the state's health commissioner,...

Ex-Tennessee vaccine leader: Firing put politics over health

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee's former top vaccinations official said she couldn't stay silent after she was fired this week amid scrutiny from Republican state...

Make-a-Wish clarifies policy after confusion on vaccinations

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The Make-a-Wish Foundation is disputing what it calls a “misinformation” campaign about whether children who aren't vaccinated against COVID-19 will be eligible to have...

VP Harris in South Carolina to push COVID vaccination drive

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GREENVILLE, S.C. — Vice President Kamala Harris visited South Carolina on Monday to kick off a nationwide push to vaccinate millions more Americans against...

WHO: High vaccination rates can help reduce risk of variants

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GENEVA — A top World Health Organization official estimated Monday that COVID-19 vaccination coverage of at least 80% is needed to significantly lower the...

Kids 5 and up get shots in tests for COVID vaccine

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NEW ORLEANS — Seven-year-old Russell Bright squeezed his dad’s hand tightly as tests of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine started Monday in Louisiana for children ages...

Heart reaction probed as possible rare vaccine link in teens

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Health authorities are trying to determine whether heart inflammation that can occur along with many types of infections could also be a rare side...

WHO: Vaccinating kids ‘not a high priority’ amid shortage

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GENEVA — The World Health Organization’s top vaccines expert said Thursday that immunizing children against COVID-19 is not a high priority from a WHO...

Ohio ready to announce 2nd Vax-a-Million incentive winners

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio residents who were recently vaccinated may want to answer their phone Wednesday even if the number isn't familiar. It might...