COVID Vaccination

US regulators OK new COVID-19 shot option from Novavax

"The Novavax vaccine is made of copies of the spike protein that coats the coronavirus, packaged into nanoparticles that to the immune system resemble a virus....Like the other vaccines used in the U.S., the Novavax shots have proved highly effective at preventing COVID-19's most severe outcomes" - C.Index

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New Novavax vaccine may be option for troops with religious concerns

"Laboratory-grown cell lines descended from fetuses that were aborted decades ago were used in some early-stage testing of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and to grow viruses used to manufacture the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. ...Novavax, however, says that 'no human fetal-derived cell lines or tissue' were used in the development, manufacture or production of its vaccine." - RNS

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62% of white Evangelicals have had at least 1 dose of COVID-19 vaccine: poll

"A new survey reveals that while a supermajority of white evangelical Protestants have taken at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, the group has the lowest vaccination rate among all demographic subgroups questioned." - C.Post

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Countering Vaccine Resistance with Respect

"To counteract vaccine hesitancy, we must strike a delicate balance. As a hospital physician, I see firsthand the vastly increased risk of severe COVID illness, ICU admission, and death among the unvaccinated. ...Yet we must resist the temptation to heap scorn on those who, for whatever reason, opt not to be vaccinated." - Law & Liberty

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Supreme Court blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate for businesses, allows mandate for health workers

"... the high court concluded that 'healthcare facilities that wish to participate in Medicare and Medicaid have always been obligated to satisfy a host of conditions that address the safe and effective provision of healthcare'" - CPost

See also: NR: Why We Saw a Split Decision on the Biden Vaccine Mandates

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