COVID-19 vaccine

The Wellness Coalition is Hosting Free Flu and COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics in December for a Safer Holiday Season

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Thursday, December 1, 2022

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Wellness Coalition is hosting community COVID-19 and flu vaccine clinics in Montgomery, Tuskegee, and Pike Road during the month of December.

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  • MONTGOMERY, Ala., Dec. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Wellness Coalition is hosting community COVID-19 and flu vaccine clinics in Montgomery, Tuskegee, and Pike Road during the month of December.
  • The clinics will provide free vaccines for eligible River Region residents in partnership with a variety of community organizations.
  • Flu cases are up across the country this year, and Alabama has one of the highest levels of influenza outbreak, said NaSha DeRamus, COVID/Flu program coordinator for The Wellness Coalition.
  • To learn more about these vaccine clinics or when new clinics are scheduled, visit The Wellness Coalitions Facebook page: facebook.com/thewellnesscoalition.

Sixth Circuit Upholds Ohio District Court Class-Wide Injunction Preventing Air Force from Mistreating Over 10,000 Air Force Members with Religious Exemptions to the Covid-19 Vaccination

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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

CINCINNATI, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 29, 2022, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the class-certification and class-wide national injunction protecting over 10,000 Air Force Members from being punished and separated because of their religious convictions against taking the currently available COVID-19 vaccines.

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  • CINCINNATI, Nov. 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 29, 2022, the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the class-certification and class-wide national injunction protecting over 10,000 Air Force Members from being punished and separated because of their religious convictions against taking the currently available COVID-19 vaccines.
  • The Court held that under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, "the Air Force wrongly relied on its 'broadly formulated' reasons for the vaccine mandate to deny specific exemptions to the Plaintiffs, especially since it has granted secular exemptions to their colleagues."
  • And the Court held that "[t]he Plaintiffs have offered '[s]ignificant proof'indeed, the evidence is undisputedthat the Air Force has a 'uniform' practice of denying religious exemptions to anyone who wants to remain in the service."
  • The full decision from the Court can be found at: https://www.sirillp.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/CourtOfAppealsOpinion... and other case documents relating to this class action, including the class-widepreliminary injunction order, are available at: https://www.sirillp.com/airforce/ .

Humana Completes Aggregate $1.25 Billion Debt Offering

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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Humana Inc. (the company) (NYSE: HUM) announced today the completion of its public offering of $1.25 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior notes.

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  • Humana Inc. (the company) (NYSE: HUM) announced today the completion of its public offering of $1.25 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior notes.
  • The company expects net proceeds from the Senior Notes Offerings will be approximately $1.232 billion after deducting underwriters discounts and estimated offering expenses.
  • This news release includes forward-looking statements regarding Humana within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995.
  • The ongoing, heightened uncertainty created by the pandemic precludes any prediction as to the ultimate adverse impact to Humana of COVID-19.

Global Biodefense Market Report to 2030 - Featuring Altimmune, Emergent BioSolutions, SIGA Technologies and Ichor Medical Systems Among Others - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Monday, November 21, 2022

The pandemic has also highlighted the importance of investing in strong biodefense infrastructure, which is expected to drive market growth over the forecast period.

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  • The pandemic has also highlighted the importance of investing in strong biodefense infrastructure, which is expected to drive market growth over the forecast period.
  • Biodefense comprises medical countermeasures (MCM) and other actions taken to protect people from the effects of biological warfare agents or bioterrorism.
  • The global biodefense market is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 12% during the period of 2021-2031.
  • For this report, the author has segmented the global biodefense market based on product type, application, end-use, and region:

Morehouse School of Medicine's "Danforth Dialogues" Podcast Focuses on Improving Health Care

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Thursday, November 24, 2022

ATLANTA, Nov. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) today published the latest edition of its "Danforth Dialogues" podcast, featuring a conversation between MSM's President and CEO Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice and Andrew Witty, CEO of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), in which the two leaders discussed a shared commitment to improving health care.

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  • Witty and Dr. Montgomery Rice also discussed their shared commitment to improving health equity, particularly in underserved communities.
  • Named after the historic Danforth Chapel on the Morehouse College campus, the podcast series features a cross-section of guests and topics.
  • Founded in 1975, Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) is among the nation's leading educators of primary care physicians, biomedical scientists, and public health professionals.
  • Morehouse School of Medicine's faculty and alumni are noted for excellence in teaching, research, and public policy, as well as exceptional patient care.

CorEvitas LLC Expands into Pregnancy with the Acquisition of Pregistry, LLC

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Monday, November 21, 2022

WALTHAM, Mass. and LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CorEvitas LLC ("CorEvitas"), an industry leader in syndicated registries, announced the acquisition of Pregistry, LLC ("Pregistry"), a global leader in safety studies during pregnancy. The acquisition represents CorEvitas' fifth acquisition and expands its real-world evidence footprint to include syndicated pregnancy observational studies and retrospective claims studies. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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  • and LOS ANGELES, Nov. 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CorEvitas LLC ("CorEvitas"), an industry leader in syndicated registries, announced the acquisition of Pregistry, LLC ("Pregistry"), a global leader in safety studies during pregnancy.
  • The acquisition represents CorEvitas' fifth acquisition and expands its real-world evidence footprint to include syndicated pregnancy observational studies and retrospective claims studies.
  • Pregistry partners with global pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to conduct observational studies on drug and vaccine safety during pregnancy.
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    Pregistry is a global leader in conducting observational studies to assess the safety of medications and vaccines used during pregnancy.

Specright Recognized as a Representative Vendor in New Gartner® Market Guide for Packaging and Product Specification Management; Company also Shares 2022 Business Momentum Milestones

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Specright, Inc., the pioneer of Specification Management software that helps customers take control of their supply chain data, today shared business momentum milestones from this year that cement its position as category leader, including new recognition from Gartner. The 2022 Gartner Market Guide for Packaging and Product Specification Management names Specright as a Representative Vendor for Packaging and Product Specification Management (PPSM).

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  • The 2022 Gartner Market Guide for Packaging and Product Specification Management names Specright as a Representative Vendor for Packaging and Product Specification Management (PPSM).
  • "It's rewarding for the entire Specright team to reap the recognition of our industry-leading position in the market."
  • Digitized Specification Management is vital for businesses in packaging, product development, supply chain, manufacturing, and more that need to easily create, share, and track product and packaging specifications while working closely with suppliers to bring their product to market while ensuring sustainability.
  • Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact.

Physicians for Informed Consent Challenges the Basis for COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

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Friday, November 11, 2022

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Physicians for Informed Consent ( PIC ) has released an update to its educational document "COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates: 21 Scientific Facts That Challenge the Assumptions."

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  • NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Nov. 11, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Physicians for Informed Consent ( PIC ) has released an update to its educational document "COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates: 21 Scientific Facts That Challenge the Assumptions."
  • Reflecting key scientific research, the document refutes the basis for COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
  • For example, according to Physicians for Informed Consent, studies ( referenced here ) show:
    COVID-19 vaccines may increase the risk of hospitalizations in vaccinated people.
  • "AB 2098 is immoral and anti-science," said Dr. Shira Miller, founder and president of Physicians for Informed Consent.

Pharma’s Vaccine Tech Hoarding Kills, says AHF

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Friday, November 11, 2022

AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ) condemned today as criminal big pharmas meddling in the World Trade Organizations TRIPS waiver proposal negotiations , which would have allowed more countries to produce COVID-19 vaccines.

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  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation ( AHF ) condemned today as criminal big pharmas meddling in the World Trade Organizations TRIPS waiver proposal negotiations , which would have allowed more countries to produce COVID-19 vaccines.
  • Conversely, civil society groups advocating for vaccine equity only met with EC officials about 60 times and had only 20 U.K. meetings.
  • AHF has advocated for vaccine equity since the start of the pandemic, including holding multiple protests at the headquarters of Pfizer , Moderna , and J&J .
  • To learn more about AHF, please visit our website: www.aidshealth.org , find us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aidshealth and follow us on Twitter: @aidshealthcare and Instagram: @aidshealthcare .

Hilton Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization

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Friday, November 11, 2022

The Board of Directors of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) today authorized the repurchase of an additional $2.5 billion of common stock under the Company's existing stock repurchase program, bringing the total amount currently authorized for future repurchases to approximately $3.4 billion.

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  • The Board of Directors of Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HLT) today authorized the repurchase of an additional $2.5 billion of common stock under the Company's existing stock repurchase program, bringing the total amount currently authorized for future repurchases to approximately $3.4 billion.
  • Hilton may purchase shares in the open market, in privately negotiated transactions or in such other manner as determined by Hilton, including through repurchase plans complying with the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC).
  • The stock repurchase program does not obligate Hilton to repurchase any dollar amount or number of shares of common stock and the program may be suspended or discontinued at any time.
  • These statements include, but are not limited to, statements related to Hilton's stock repurchase program.