YouTube Boots Anti-Vaccine Accounts With Large Followings In Misinformation CrackdownThe video-sharing platform headquartered in San Bruno said it will no longer allow users to baselessly speculate that approved vaccines, like the ones given to prevent the flu or measles, are dangerous or cause diseases.
Republican Recall Candidate Larry Elder Under Fire For False Claims About Kids And COVID-19With just two weeks before California's recall election, the leading GOP contender in the bid to unseat Gov. Gavin Newsom is under fire for his comments on kids and the coronavirus.
COVID: Kaiser Permanente Makes Vaccination Mandatory for All EmployeesKaiser Permanente, the nation’s largest nonprofit health care organization, announced Monday that it will make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for all its employees, including physicians.
COVID Vaccines: 5 More Bay Area Residents Win $50,000 In 2nd 'Vax For The Win' Lottery DrawingSeveral more Bay Area residents are $50,000 richer after the state announced the second group of prize winners in the "Vax for the Win" drawing on Friday.
COVID: Experts Weigh Vaccine Efficacy After Rare, Possible Side Effect Gets Johnson & Johnson Doses PulledThousands of doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine are being pulled over concerns about a rare but serious side effect. As Bay Area counties hit pause on distributing the vaccine, doctors are learning more about how effective they are overall and for how long.
COVID Vaccine: Senators Call For Oakland Coliseum, LA Mass Vaccination Sites To Stay Open Past AprilCalifornia senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla said Wednesday they requested that the Federal Emergency Management Agency work with local and state governments to keep mass COVID-19 vaccination sites open in Oakland and Los Angeles.
COVID: E. Bay Teachers Union At Odds With District Plan To Get Students Back On Campus
COVID: Vaccine In Short Supply At New Levi’s Stadium Mass Vaccination SiteLevi's Stadium, the site of the state's largest mass COVID-19 vaccination site, wrapped up its first day by vaccinating a little more than 500 eligible county residents, much fewer than the initial hope of 5,000 residents per day.
COVID Vaccines: Sutter Health Opens Up Vaccination Appointments For Patients 65 And OlderSutter Health announced Thursday that it is now offering COVID-19 appointments to patients 65 and older, as rollout of the shots continues to expand.
COVID: 'Racing Against Mutations' Researchers Find 2 New Virus Strains In CaliforniaIn addition to the United Kingdom virus strain that has forced stringent lockdowns, there are now two new strains on the West Coast, one in Southern California, and another in Northern California.
COVID: Lafayette Pop-Up Vaccination Clinic Paused After Complaint Shots Went To Wrong PeopleA pop-up community COVID-19 vaccination clinic set up at Stanley Middle School, in Lafayette, has come under fire because of complaints that the wrong people were getting shots.