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Daily Archives: December 23, 2020

More Than 2.7 Million People Have Gotten Vaccines: Covid-19 Tracker

“The first Covid-19 shots have been given to more than 2.7 million people in six< countries, according to data collected by Bloomberg. It’s the start of the biggest vaccination campaign in history and one of the largest logistical challenges ever undertaken. Vaccinations in the U.S. began Dec. 14 with health-care workers, and so far 1.12 million doses have been administered, according to a state-by-state tally by Bloomberg. Those numbers are accelerating as a second vaccine by Moderna Inc. is distributed…”

Can employers require workers to take the Covid-19 vaccine?

Quartz – 5 questions answered: “The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the federal agency in charge of enforcing laws prohibiting discrimination in the workplace, on Dec. 16 said that employers can require employees to get vaccinated before entering the workplace. Now that two Covid-19 vaccines have received emergency use authorization in the US, some people are… Continue Reading

Why Pfizer and Moderna can’t be sued for Covid vaccine side effects

CNBC report on YouTube: “The U.S. began vaccinating the population against the coronavirus earlier this month, but mass adoption is not a guarantee. Roughly four in ten Americans say they would “definitely” or “probably” not get a vaccine, according to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center. Watch this video to find out how… Continue Reading

Virginia Big Tree Program

“The Virginia Big Tree Program began as a 4-H and FFA project in 1970. Today the program is coordinated by the Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation at Virginia Tech. We are a passionate community of tree enthusiasts that includes Virginia Tech faculty and staff, Virginia Cooperative Extension staff, and numerous individual and organizational… Continue Reading

ABA releases comprehensive survey report revealing key drivers of judicial stress

CHICAGO, Dec. 23, 2020 — “A comprehensive report released today in the 2020 Journal of The Professional Lawyer surveying more than 1,000 judges across the United States suggests job stress has become a serious health concern in the state judicial ranks, with about one-third or more reporting fatigue and low energy, sleep disturbance or disturbed… Continue Reading