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COVID-19 live updates: VTA adds vaccine mandate for employees

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The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is adding a vaccine mandate for its employees. They have until April 29 to prove they're fully vaccinated.
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Pope Francis Condemns COVID-19 and Vaccine Misinformation, Calls Access to Scientific Info a “Human Right”

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Pope Francis has taken a stand against COVID-19 and vaccine misinformation, saying people have created a “distortion of reality based on fear” after meeting with a “fact-checking” network of Catholic journalists. “We can hardly fail to see that these days, in addition to the pandemic, an ‘infodemic' is spreading: a distortion of reality based on...
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Child vaccine rates alarmingly low as doctors contend with rise in COVID pediatric cases

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The combination of misinformation and distrust have produced alarmingly low COVID-19 vaccination rates among U.S. children.
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Pope warns of growing ‘infodemic'

Pope warns of growing ‘infodemic'

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Pope Francis said on Friday that “baseless” misinformation about Covid-19 and vaccines is a violation of human rights
Speaking in an address to catholicfactchecking.com on Friday, Pope Francis pointed at the level of “baseless” information about the pandemic and inoculation campaigns, while reaffirming his view that healthcare is a moral obligation for all people of faith.
“To be properly informed, to be helped to understand situations based on scientific data and not fake news, is a human right,” the pontiff declared, warning of a growing “infodemic.”
The Pope feared that fake or...
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MLB not requiring COVID-19 vaccines for minor leaguers

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Major League Baseball will not require players with minor league contracts to be vaccinated against COVID-19 this season but is mandating that most staff receive the shots.
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