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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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2 men killed in West Englewood after shooting each other

2 men killed in West Englewood after shooting each other

CHICAGO - Two men died Saturday afternoon in West Englewood after shooting each other, according to police. Police said a 29-year-old man and a 38-year-old man were near the... Read more ...

Gov. Gavin Newsom tests positive for COVID-19, will get Paxlovid prescription

Gov. Gavin Newsom tests positive for COVID-19, will get Paxlovid prescription

He tweeted his positive test results on Saturday, saying he tested this morning. Read more ...

‘There Is an Emptiness.' Uvalde Shooting Victim Lexi Rubio's...

‘There Is an Emptiness.' Uvalde Shooting Victim Lexi Rubio's Great-Grandfather Remembers Her 10 Years of Life

Julian Moreno was in his front yard watering his plants when he heard rapid, loud booms on the morning of May 24. At first, he thought it was noise from nearby construction... Read more ...

Randolph Memorial Event For 6-Year-Old Eli Hart Aims To ‘Start The Healing'

RANDOLPH, Minn. - Nearly 100 people honored the life and legacy of six-year-old Eli Hart in the town where he spent nearly one year of his life in a foster home. Friends and... Read more ...

Police respond to Brookline incident

Police respond to Brookline incident

One person was transported to a hospital Saturday evening Read more ...

Sunny and warmer for Sunday

Sunny and warmer for Sunday

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Russia test-fires its latest hypersonic Zircon missile

Russia test-fires its latest hypersonic Zircon missile

The Russian navy conducted another test of a prospective hypersonic missile, a demonstration of the military's long-range strike capability amid the fighting in Ukraine. Read more ...

Water rescue underway after sailboat capsizes at Glenn Cunningham Lake

Water rescue underway after sailboat capsizes at Glenn Cunningham Lake

Boats have been launched to search for anyone possibly in the water. Read more ...

TIMELINE: Texas elementary school shooting, minute by minute

TIMELINE: Texas elementary school shooting, minute by minute

In the hours and days following the fatal shooting of 19 children and their two teachers at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday, authorities gave shifting and... Read more ...

Bedford friends buying and delivering goods overseas to Ukrainians

Bedford friends buying and delivering goods overseas to Ukrainians

John Fitzgerald and Brian Nolen volunteered in Poland last month and have been in Ukraine for two weeks. Read more ...