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"The FDA absolutely should not approve Merck's experimental COVID pill molnupiravir. The drug works by encouraging VIRUS MUTATIONS which could result in "escape mutations" being unleashed on the world."

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Mayor Bill De Blasio announced all private-sector employees in New York City will be required to get at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine by December 27th, part of what Mayor Bill de Blasio called a "preemptive strike" against a potential winter surge.

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Belgian police used water cannon and tear gas to disperse protesters in Brussels as they marched through the city shouting “Freedom! Freedom!” and carrying banners that said, “United for our freedom, rights and our children", to protest tightened COVID-19 restrictions.

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Officials in Austria have announced unvaccinated citizens will be formally asked to get vaccinated starting February 15; those who fail to comply one month later will face penalties.

Penalties for non-compliance: 600 euros every 3 months. Maximum penalty 3,600 euros. Failure to pay will result in substitute prison sentences.


Thanh Hoa has suspended the use of a Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine batch after over 120 students were hospitalized following their inoculation. Since November 30, the central province has been vaccinating children aged 15-17 with the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine. However, over 120 of the children were admitted to hospitals after exhibiting symptoms like nausea, high fever or breathing difficulties, the provincial Center for Disease Control (CDC) said Thursday.