May 6, 2021

‘Vaccination Segregation’: Jason Rantz Tells Tucker Carlson That Washington State Is Introducing COVID-19 Vaccine Passports

Broadcast journalist Jason Rantz said Wednesday that Washington state is implementing a “vaccination segregation” policy that amounts to a vaccine passport system. “Governor [Jay] Inslee just released some guidance on non-vaccinated-only sections, so vaccination segregation, at outdoor stadiums, at graduation ceremonies for schools, even your church: so now you get some of your freedoms back…

Fact Check: Joe Biden Repeats False Claim of Vaccine ‘Turnaround’

CLAIM: Vaccination levels, particularly among seniors, are “a dramatic turnaround from where we were in January.” VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. If there is any “turnaround,” it is negative — and the Biden administration shares the blame. President Joe Biden addressed the nation Tuesday to describe his administration’s plans to encourage people who haven’t yet received the coronavirus…

Joe Biden Details Vaccine Push for ‘Less Eager’ Americans

President Joe Biden announced Tuesday the next phase of his effort to get more Americans vaccinated for the coronavirus. The president acknowledged during a speech at the White House that vaccination rates were slowing down, as the number of Americans anxious to get the vaccine was lessening. “Now, we’re going to have to bring the…

Report: Japan to Introduce ‘Vaccine Passports’ for International Travel

The Japanese government plans to introduce Chinese coronavirus “vaccine passports” to encourage international travel, Kyodo News reported Wednesday. “The passports are expected to be in the form of a smartphone app, with travelers scanning QR codes at airports before boarding flights or when entering the country,” the news site reported, citing unnamed Japanese government sources.…

Exclusive–Kobach: A Tale of Two States: New York Legislators Propose Vaccine Mandates While Arizona Legislators Push Back

The next phase of COVID coercion is rapidly coming down the pike.  Indeed, it’s already spreading throughout Europe.  It is a regime of vaccine “passports”—permitting citizens access to vital services and travel only if they have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Denmark and Sweden recently announced the rollout of a passport system that would allow only…

FACT CHECK: Did Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Refuse To Take His Company’s COVID-19 Vaccine?

A post shared on Facebook claims Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla refused to take his company’s vaccine. Verdict: False Bourla did not immediately receive the Pfizer vaccine because he did want to cut in front of people who needed it more. He has since been vaccinated with it, according to a company spokesperson. Fact Check: Pfizer…

US Will Have Given 100 Million Vaccine Doses By Friday, President Biden Says

March 18, 2021 4:12 PM ET The U.S. will have administered 100 million coronavirus vaccine doses to Americans by Friday, President Joe Biden announced Thursday. The milestone came far sooner than Biden’s goal before coming to office, when he said his administration would vaccinate 100 million in his first 100 days in office. As the…

Report: Biden Administration to Vaccinate Terrorists First, Will Offer Coronavirus Vaccine to Gitmo Detainees

AP Photo/Francisco Seco, Pool The Biden administration plans to offer coronavirus vaccines to detainees held at the U.S. military prison in Guantánamo Bay, the New York Times reported on Thursday evening. According to the report, the Pentagon will offer the coronavirus vaccine, which remains in high demand, to the terror suspects “possibly starting next week,…

Mitch McConnell: Joe Biden ‘Inherited’ Coronavirus Vaccine Fast Track

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) criticized President Joe Biden on Monday, saying he “inherited” a fast track for coronavirus vaccines and questioning why he wants to restrict certain gatherings until July 4th. “Why did President Biden tell Americans to wait until July 4th to gather in ways that cities, states, and the CDC approve…

Alex Marlow to Tucker Carlson: Joe Biden’s Speech Ignored Government’s ‘Anti-Science Lockdowns,’ Nursing Home Deaths, Open Borders, Trump’s Role in Vaccine Development

Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow, author of  and host of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily, joined Thursday’s edition of Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News Channel to discuss how President Joe Biden’s speech about the COVID-19 outbreak made no mention of government-decreed lockdowns. Marlow also highlighted Biden’s refusal to acknowledge threats to public health posed by an…

Poll: Less than Half of China’s Health Workers Want Chinese Coronavirus Vaccine

Less than half of healthcare workers polled recently in the Chinese province of Zhejiang would receive a Chinese coronavirus vaccine candidate after its emergency approval, while just one-quarter of medical workers in Zhejiang are willing to get a coronavirus vaccine once they are available for all people. Zhejiang’s disease control and prevention center (CDC) surveyed…

Biden: We Didn’t Have the Vaccine When We Came into Office

President Joe Biden said during a CNN town hall on Tuesday that when he came into office, they “didn’t have” the coronavirus vaccine. Biden made the statement despite health care workers receiving the first doses in mid-December 2020, well over a month before he was sworn in. Biden said, “There’s just not all of a…

Spin Class Instructor Apologizes for Cutting COVID-19 Vaccine Line

SoulCycle instructor Stacey Griffith publicly apologized on Monday for calling herself an “educator” in order to get the vaccine before more vulnerable Americans. SoulCycle instructor and social media influencer Stacey Griffith boasted about receiving the Moderna vaccine on January 29, in a now-deleted Instagram post. “VACCINE DAY! Step one of the Moderna magic,” she wrote…

Former New York State Democratic Party Leader Receives Vaccine in Florida: ‘I Probably Wouldn’t Have Gotten It by Now in New York’

Former New York State Democratic Party leader John Sullivan, who worked as the upstate coordinator for Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D) 2014 reelection campaign, received the first dose of the coronavirus vaccine in Gov. Ron DeSantis’s (R) Florida, admitting he “probably wouldn’t have gotten it by now in New York.” Sullivan, 73, is a resident of…

Ilhan Omar Says It’s ‘Shameful’ Lawmakers Are Receiving Vaccine Before the Vulnerable: ‘We Are Not More Important’

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) took a drastically different position on the coronavirus vaccine being made available to members of Congress than her fellow “Squad” member Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), stating lawmakers are “not more important” than frontline workers. The Minnesota lawmaker responded to a question posed by Anand Giridharadas, publisher of The.Ink newsletter, who asked,…

FACT CHECK: Did CNN Publish Images Of The First UK COVID-19 Vaccine Recipient In October?

A post shared on Facebook claims images of the first person in the U.K. to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine outside a clinical trial were published by CNN in October. Verdict: False Images of the patient’s vaccination weren’t published before Dec. 8, a reverse image search shows. The claim appears to have stemmed from people…

Mike Pence to Receive Coronavirus Vaccine Live on Television Friday

Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, will receive the coronavirus vaccine live on television together Friday. The event will be held at the White House, according to the vice president’s office, and will be open to the press. Surgeon General Jerome Adams will also receive the vaccine. As the leader of the White…

Bill Nye And The Science Lie: Celebrity Scientist Predicted Vaccine Would Take Two Years

December 14, 2020 11:06 PM ET Celebrity “Science Guy” Bill Nye claimed in May that it would likely be two years before a vaccine was available for the novel coronavirus. Nye made an appearance on CNN in mid-May to discuss the impact that science and technology would have in developing therapeutics, vaccines and new ways…

Feds Delivering COVID Vaccine Shipments to 145 Sites Today

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Federal officials gave an update Monday morning on the progress of shipments of Pfizer’s and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine, saying that 145 shipments would be delivered by 2:00 PM local time around the United States. Gen. Gustave Perna, the chief operating officer…

Limited Supply and Uncertain Distribution as Vaccine Rolls Out

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. High stakes and big challenges await as the U.S. prepares to roll out vaccines against COVID-19, with front-line health care workers and vulnerable nursing home residents recommended as the top priority. Doses could be on their way very soon. An independent…

Dr. Anthony Fauci Skips Donald Trump Coronavirus Vaccine Event

Dr. Anthony Fauci skipped President Donald Trump’s event celebrating the development of a coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday. A Trump administration official told Breitbart News on Monday that Fauci wanted to attend the event but would not do so due to a “scheduling conflict.” The long-term director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases…

Coronavirus Vaccine Will Not Be Mandatory, Joe Biden Says

President-elect Joe Biden said that he would not make the coronavirus vaccine mandatory for all Americans to get after he is inaugurated in January. Joe Biden said at a Friday press conference in Delaware that he would not impose a vaccine mandate nor a mask mandate when he is sworn in as the next president,…

Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy Praises Trump Administration For Vaccine Development

November 29, 2020 2:05 PM ET Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy praised President Donald Trump’s administration for its role in speeding up the development of coronavirus vaccines set to hit the market next month. Discussing the development of effective vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca during a Sunday morning appearance on “Fox News Sunday,”…

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