Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban offered Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley a share of Pfizer stock if he gets vaccinated and promotes getting the vaccine after the NFL star said on Twitter that he would do it if the company shared its earnings with his wife.
Scott Roe, from Louisiana, told CBS that he still would refuse the COVID vaccine, even after being hospitalized with the virus. Louisiana has the second lowest vaccination rate of any state.
In an interview with MSNBC on Wednesday, Dr Anthony Fauci said not getting a vaccine is a 'political statement' and told unvaccinated Americans to 'get over themselves.';
A man who has been hospitalized after coming down with the novel coronavirus told CBS News on Wednesday that he would rather suffer from the disease all over again rather than get vaccinated.
CNN medical analysts are taking a hardline approach to COVID-19 vaccinations. The cable news contributors are calling for mandatory coronavirus vaccinations, and say that life "needs to be hard" for Americans who don't get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Biden, speaking Wednesday night at a televised town hall in Cincinnati, said the public health crisis has turned largely into a plight of the unvaccinated.
President Biden said Monday that a spike in inflation and consumer prices is temporary but the economy is riding “ups and downs,” and he urged more Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19. “We cannot afford to be complacent,” the president said in an address at the White House. “We can’t
The pandemic is far from over. Across the country, hospitals are filling up again, but not without a common trend. With more than 90% of COVID-19 related deaths amongst unvaccinated people, unvaccinated individuals are making up the majority of patients in hospitals. While some are begging for vaccines when it's too late, others still refuse to despite getting COVID-19 and recovering.
“One of the last things they do before they’re intubated is beg me for the vaccine. I hold their hand and tell them that I’m sorry, but it’s too late,” Alabama physician Brytney Cobia wrote.
“I believe vaccines are critical
"I'll get vaccinated and be an advocate for it if Pfizer puts a percentage of its earnings from the vaccine in my wife's name," Beasley tweeted.
In 46 states, the rates of new cases this past week are at least 10% higher than the rates of new cases the previous week, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.