Health care workers opposed to vaccination
18 February 2022 | 6:18 am
The mandate requires all employees in care homes, hospitals, doctors' offices and outpatient clinics to prove they are vaccinated against COVID-19. An emergency motion had attempted to delay its enforcement.
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Rich nations must stop being greedy with vaccines if they want the pandemic to end, WHO chief scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan told DW. Sharing vaccines, tools, and treatments is the only way to stop new variants.
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The drive is the first to take place against the disease in three years. The Taliban had banned previous campaigns, leaving millions of children unvaccinated.
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A video of Kamala Harris from July was altered in order to make her say that “virtually every person who is in the hospital sick with COVID-19 right now is unvaccinated.”Also on Truth or Fake: Misleading and xenophobic posts during Diwali festivities and a fake victim from the Travis Scott Astroworld concert.We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Labourers on World Cup projects being given more protection, needs to extend to all workers says human rights group.
More than 2,500 cases of forged health documents have been reported to state police departments, with the majority created recently, according to a recent investigation by a German newspaper.
Millions of domestic workers in Africa continue to work under sometimes appalling conditions with very little pay. Trade unionists are now calling to integrate them into the formal sector.
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The coronavirus Delta variant is spreading across Europe, with almost all new infections in people who have not been vaccinated. Yet many still refuse to be inoculated. Healthcare workers in France and Greece will soon have to decide: either be vaccinated or face unemployment. Is it the right way to go?
The CEO of mortgage company Better.com has apologised for firing 900 of his employees on a Zoom call. The video of Vishal Garg announcing the layoffs went viral online, and he has now published a statement admitting he "blundered" through the move, and that the manner of his announcement "made a difficult situation worse." Also today, Turkey's president appeals for patience over his economic policies, as Turks face spiralling inflation and a plunge in the value of the lira.
The assault on police officers guarding a polio vaccination team took place a day after the militants had called an end to their truce with the Pakistani government.
The omicron coronavirus variant is spreading rapidly in the UK, where the number of daily infections has hit a record high. Health experts warn that it's the most significant threat to public health since the start of the pandemic.
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