Marshawn Lynch to Dr. Fauci on COVID Vaccine: Will It F**k Us Up?

NFL star Marshawn Lynch always comes through with hilarious and wise sayings but also can reel in on serious moments. Now, Lynch has taken time to speak to Dr. Fauci on the COVID-19 vaccine and made it a point to ask real questions that didn’t leave any room for misinterpretation. Dr. Fauci noted that his goal is to get more Black and Brown folks to get vaccinated and pointed out that he’s aware there’s been reluctance to move. Lynch saw through all of it and simply asked, “Can I be…

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FDA and CDC Call for Halt on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Amid Cases of Clotting

The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control are calling for a halt on the Johnson & Johnson single-dose COVID-19 vaccine amid cases of clotting. It was reported that six recipients in the United States developed a rare disorder involving blood clots within about two weeks of vaccination. All of the recipients who developed the clotting disorder were women between the ages of 18 and 48. One woman died and a second woman in Nebraska has been hospitalized in critical condition. This is out of the nearly…

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Autopsy Ordered for Woman Who Died 4 Days After 2nd Dose of COVID Vaccine

  According to reports, a Utah woman died just four days after taking the second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Kassidi Kurill, 39, died days after her second dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, sparking an investigation into the cause of death. By all accounts, Kurill was healthy and had no known preexisting health conditions. Kurill’s death punctuates a tough last 370 days which has seen three other deaths in the family. The family agreed to an autopsy and had Kurill’s body moved to the Utah State Medical Examiner in…

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LEBRON JAMES WISHY-WASHY ON COVID-19 VACCINE … Wants to Keep Decision Private

LeBron James was just asked if he would get a COVID-19 vaccine when he’s able to — and rather than firmly come out and say yes, he waffled … which is startling. King James did a 20-minute-plus interview Sunday for NBA All-Star Weekend … and at one point he was asked how he’s been able to stay COVID-free and relatively healthy throughout the pandemic. Bron chalked it up to luck and faith … saying he just follows the protocols handed down by the league to a T, going straight home after…

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Employers Can Reportedly Require Workers to Get COVID-19 Vaccine

Recently, the FDA supported the endorsement of Pfizer and Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccines. Now, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has updated guidance on pandemic procedures, noting that companies now have the right to require employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine when it is available to them. The EEOC issued a statement on the procedure update this past Wednesday, saying, “The ADA [Americans with Disabilities Act] allows an employer to have a qualification standard that includes ‘a requirement that an individual shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety…

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UNITED AIRLINES PASSENGER DIES AFTER LYING ABOUT COVID SYMPTOMS

A passenger on a United jet with nearly 200 others onboard was pronounced dead shortly after the pilot made an emergency landing, and it’s almost certain the man had COVID. It’s gotta be terrifying for the other passengers … the man was on the plane shaking and sweating, as the jet was making its way from Orlando to L.A. The situation became so dire the pilot made an emergency landing in New Orleans. Medics performed CPR on the man, to no avail. He died at a local hospital. Now here’s…

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Black Coalition Against Covid Releases A Love Letter to Black Americacovid

African Americans are more than three times as likely to contract the coronavirus as whites, and twice as likely to die. To address the disparities, The Black Coalition Against COVID is starting a national dialogue about COVID-19 through the launch of the Love Letter to Black America, from America’s Black Doctors and Nurses. Rooted in love of and for the Black community, the initiative is a collaboration with Howard University, Morehouse School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, Charles Drew University, National Medical Association, National Black Nurses Association, and the National Urban League. Join the conversation…

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