Saturday, December 18, 2021

CrossTalk: News Roundup and Comment

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Here’s a quick look at some of the stories that made the cut for this week’s edition of the News Round-Up:

Dr. Jane Orient from the American Association of Physicians and Surgeons warns that in addition to being subjected to various forms of censorship, for the first time in living memory, American doctors are getting threat letters from licensure boards warning them against disturbing, harmful “misinformation.”

The U.S. Supreme Court just left in place New York’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers that allows for no religious exemptions.

More than 14,000 army personnel remain unvaccinated, joining another approximately 25,000 in the active duty Navy, Air Force and Marines who have also challenged the Biden administration’s directive.

A Columbia University study claims that the true U.S. COVID vaccine death count is 400,000.

Walgreens has been having a difficult time of public relations as flu shots get mixed up with COVID shots. One example involves a family from Evansville, Indiana, who said they were given adult doses of the Pfizer COVID vaccine instead of the flu shot on October 4th. This includes both children, ages 4 and 5. Both are exhibiting symptoms of heart problems.

Kroger stores announced Tuesday they will eliminate paid emergency leave for unvaccinated employees who contract COVID-19, in addition to requiring some of them to pay a monthly $50 health insurance surcharge starting in 2022 according to a company memo.

Members of Congress blasting Washington, D.C., not only for the deplorable conditions of the jail for the January 6th protesters, but now it’s also been reported that they must receive COVID-19 shots before they can speak with their attorneys. These news items and many more.

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