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A man receives the Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination center, in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, June 16, 2021. In Afghanistan, where a surge threatens to overwhelm a war-battered health system, 700,000 doses donated by China arrived over the weekend, and within hours,

DoD touts gains in vaccination rates, but worries about Delta variant

Vaccination rates have risen significantly among active duty service members, but DoD health officials still consider the Delta variant as a threat.

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FDA doctor recognized for collaboration to get COVID vaccines distributed at record speed

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(U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)In this Feb. 9, 2021 photo provided by the Department of Defense, Hickam 15th Medical Group host the first COVID-19 mass vaccination on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. By the thousands, U.S. service members are refusing or putting off the COVID-19 vaccine, as frustrated commanders scramble to knock down internet rumors and find the right pitch that will convince troops to take the shot. Some Army units are seeing as few as a third agree to the vaccine, others are higher. (U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr./Department of Defense via AP)

First scientific study of troops and vaccine take-rate finds wide disparities

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Federal agencies begin to lift mask requirements for fully-vaccinated employees

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.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)In this April 7, 2021 photo, a senior receives the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine at the Aaron E. Henry Community Health Service Center, in Clarksdale, Miss. Medicare will require nursing homes to report COVID-19 vaccination rates for residents and staff, the government said Tuesday, in what officials hope will become an incentive to keep giving shots even as the worst ravages of the pandemic ease in facilities across the land.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Federal employees can get time off if they have reaction to COVID-19 vaccine

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81st Training Wing Public Affair/Kemberly GroueU.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Rashawn Duffy, 37th Training Wing Detachment 5 military training instructor, presents a coin to an Airman during the basic military training coining ceremony outside of Erwin Manor at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, May 14, 2020. Nearly 60 Airmen from the 37th TRW Detachment 5 completed the six-week basic military training course. Due to safety concerns stemming from COVID-19, the Air Force sent new recruits to Keesler to demonstrate a proof of concept to generate the force at multiple locations during contingencies. The flight was the first to graduate BMT at Keesler since 1968. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

More than 80% of military installations have eased COVID restrictions

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Lawmakers ask FEMA how to avoid future communication breakdowns during disasters

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The J&J vaccine delay: Brown University’s Dr. Ashish Jha Says minimal clot risk shouldn’t inhibit vaccine uptake

This week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter welcome Dr. Ashish Jha, Dean of the Brown University School of Public Health. Dr. Jha is a world renowned…

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Getty Images/iStockphoto/LilanakaniCozy environment: coffee, cat, pot flower, window. Vector illustration isolated on white background.

Time for feds to get back to the office

If people can see Wrestlemania in person, why can’t at least some federal offices start to repopulate?

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Former HUD official faces punishment for Hatch Act violation during Trump administration

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel handed down a fine and two-year ban from federal service to a former official at Housing and Urban Development.

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