"I get a little bit frustrated by jurisdictions that are saying even if you're healthy and vaccinated you must wear a mask," DeSantis said Wednesday.
"It's a medical decision that should be left to the doctor and the patient, not forced on people by the state," Bhattacharya said.
The campaign met its goal within 24 hours, and the donations have continued to pour in.
"The mutations were something that could not be predicted, which have caused a more rapid spread than last year," said Thailand's National Vaccine Institute.
The announcement comes as the city sees a surge in COVID-19 infections, particularly from the highly contagious Delta variant.
Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene refused to disclose her vaccination status in a press conference on Tuesday, claiming she is protected by a health privacy law.
A doctor in Alabama wrote on social media about the emotional experience of telling unvaccinated people it was too late to be inoculated.
Several prominent Republicans in Congress have said the COVID-19 vaccine is effective, while also taking aim at the White House rollout strategy.
Health officials have reported ICU units at 13 hospitals in the state are now full, and have urged people to get vaccinated.
The first lady will host a virtual get-together with members of Team USA and will attend the opening ceremony for the Olympics.
The order to stop checking the COVID documentation of travelers from specific countries was a response to concerns of lengthy immigration lines, the Guardian reported.
WHO Director-General Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says that even countries with high vaccination rates could once again find themselves back in March 2020.
New Hampshire's attorney general had issued fines totaling $10,000 to eight businesses. Three appealed the citations instead of paying.
An Airbnb host was suspended after she refused to let vaccinated guests stay at her listing in Victoria, Australia, falsely claiming that they would pass the virus onto other unvaccinated guests.
Dr. Rick Barr, the chief clinical officer at Arkansas Children's Hospital said the teenagers being admitted to the hospital haven't been vaccinated.
The conservative pundit asked why lifesaving medications like insulin and inhalers are not free if the vaccine is.
"The pandemic will end when the world chooses to end it," WHO director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. "It is in our hands."
The man developed problems with his facial nerves after both of the shots he received, but experts said there is no proof the vaccines were the cause.
"There are no words to describe how I'm feeling right now," said Amber Hill, Britain's top-ranked shooter, who will miss the Tokyo Games.
FOX News anchors and analysts have been pretty clearly pro-vaccine.
Rep. Greene said being asked whether she had been vaccinated was in "violation" of her HIPAA rights.
The senator told "Hannity" that he will contact the DoJ, following his heated exchange with Dr. Fauci,
New cases of COVID-19 have been surging in Florida, recently accounting for one-fifth of all new U.S. cases.
COVID-19 cases in New Jersey are rising, and the Delta variant accounts for more than half of all new cases.
The 39-year-old man was placed under quarantine on Monday after he traveled to Western Australia from Brisbane and failed to meet mandatory COVID-19 criteria to enter the state.
"Senator Paul, you do not know what you are talking about quite frankly," Dr. Fauci told the Kentucky Republican during a Senate hearing on Tuesday.
The Delta variant is sweeping across the U.S. and has left D.C., state and city governments scrambling to respond, while experts in Arkansas labelled a spike in hospitalizations a "raging forest fire". Stick with Newsweek's live blog for all the latest.
"We know that there will be breakthrough cases, but as this instance shows, cases in vaccinated individuals are typically mild," a White House official said.
With the games due to start in days, dozens of COVID cases have been reported among those accredited for the Tokyo 2020 games.
Amazon had about 20,000 of its workers contract COVID-19 in October 2020.