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NFL’s Las Vegas Raiders Will Require Fans To Show Vaccine Proof : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

When the Las Vegas Raiders start their NFL season, the team wants its home stadium to look as normal as possible, with stands full of fans. Those who been vaccinated won’t have to wear masks.
— Read on www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/08/17/1028402797/nfl-raiders-require-fans-vaccination-proof-shots-las-vegas-masks-covid

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Pentagon to mandate COVID-19 vaccine, as Pfizer is approved

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will require service members to receive the COVID-19 vaccine now that the Pfizer vaccine has received full approval. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said Monday that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin is making good on his vow earlier this month to require the shots once the Food and Drug Administration approved the vaccine.
— Read on apnews.com/article/business-health-coronavirus-pandemic-e08a6e68308b27ad7653ca9210d953dc

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Experts Say Herd Immunity Against COVID May Never Be Achieved | Newsmax.com

As COVID-19 surged last year, governments worldwide touted the hope of herd immunity, a promised land where the virus stopped spreading exponentially because enough people were protected against it. That’s now looking like a fantasy.
— Read on www.newsmax.com/amp/newsfront/covid-herd-immunity-vaccine/2021/08/16/id/1032497/

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Garth Brooks cancels 5 remaining stops on stadium tour amid spread of COVID-19

Garth Brooks has canceled the remaining stops on his stadium tour amid the resurgence of COVID-19 cases across the country. This includes his show at Nissan Stadium in Nashville that was called off due to storms and had yet to be rescheduled.
— Read on www.kshb.com/entertainment/garth-brooks-cancels-five-remaining-stops-on-stadium-tour-amid-spread-of-covid-19

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Hawaii police using robot dog to screen homeless people for potential illness | American Military News

Law enforcement in Honolulu, Hawaii have deployed a robotic “dog” to screen homeless people for potential illness, according to The Associated Press on
— Read on americanmilitarynews.com/2021/08/hawaii-police-using-robot-dog-to-screen-homeless-people-for-potential-illness/