WHO not worried about omicronPosted by Catherine Reed / December 2, 2021
Although the chief medical officer of Moderna has warned that omicron is a very concerning variant and that the Moderna vaccine may be less effective, the WHO has said that there’s no evidence the vaccine is less effective and that most cases of the variant are mild.
Like San Francisco and New York, Los Angeles has enacted a vaccine mandate, but LA’s is much stricter. Most types of businesses and public buildings are covered by the mandate.
Hospitalizations due to COVID are on the rise in Colorado, but there are only 100 ICU beds left in the entire state. CDC data reveals that the risk of dying of COVID is 11 times higher for unvaccinated adults.
Major hospital systems in Ohio are requiring COVID vaccines for organ transplants, adding to the increasing number of organizations that require vaccines.
Southwest has recently become the latest airline to require vaccines, joining an ever-growing number of organizations doing so. In fact, nearly ever major airline is now requiring vaccines for employees.