Navy Exceeds 1,500 COVID-19 Vaccine Refusal Separations

Hospitalman Joseph Sanchez, assigned to U.S. Naval Hospital Yokosuka Branch Health Clinic Sasebo, administers a COVID-19 vaccine booster during a shot exercise for Japanese Master Labor Contract (MLC), Indirect Hire Agreement (IHA), and MarinerÕs Contract (MC) employees employed at Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS) on Feb. 9, 2022. US Navy Photo

The Navy separated 67 sailors over the past month for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the sea service announced Wednesday.

The Navy...

https://news.usni.org/2022/08/24/navy-exceeds-1500-covid-19-vaccine-refusal-separations

Navy Ready to Distribute Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Gregzon Fontanilla, from Guam, prepares a COVID-19 vaccine aboard the America-class amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LHA-7) on May 10, 2022. US Navy Photo

The Navy will now have doses of the Novavax vaccine available for sailors. Novavax is the latest company to receive emergency use authorization from the FDA for its vaccine to prevent COVID-19 now an option for active duty troops, who have not yet gotten vaccinated.

Unlike the vaccines produced by Pfizer or...

https://news.usni.org/2022/08/02/navy-ready-to-distribute-novavax-covid-19-vaccine

Navy Nearing 1,500 COVID-19 Vaccine Separations

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Robert Moore, assigned to USS George W. Bush (CVN-77) medical department, administers a COVID-19 vaccine at the McCormick Gym onboard Naval Station Norfolk, April 8, 2021. US Navy Photo

The Navy separated 259 sailors for their refusal to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in the last month, according to the Navy’s monthly COVID-19 update.

Of the total 1,466 separations, 1,121 are active-duty sailors, while 323 are reservists. Another 22 separations are sailors who were in...

https://news.usni.org/2022/07/27/navy-nearing-1500-covid-19-vaccine-separations

China port congestion seen growing on back of local lockdowns and poor weather

Local lockdowns combined with stormy weather is seeing congestion rise at many ports across China again. Shanghai, which suffered a tough two-month lockdown, earlier this year has seen a mass testing campaign this week for all residents in nine of the city’s 16 districts. Shanghai’s spike in...

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Navy to Move to Monthly COVID-19 Vaccine Separation Reporting

Seaman Apprentice Johnnese Poomaihealani, from Waianae, Hawaii, receives a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot during a shot event in the foc’sle aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) on Jan. 3, 2022. US Navy Photo

The Navy will move to monthly reporting of COVID-19 vaccine separations, the sea service announced in its now formerly weekly update.

The move comes after two weeks of active-duty separations in the single digits. Over the past two weeks, the Navy separated two active-duty sailors and 25...

https://news.usni.org/2022/06/22/navy-to-move-to-monthly-covid-19-vaccine-separation-reporting

Navy Continues COVID-19 Vaccine Separations as Fourth Vaccine Eyes Conditional FDA Approval

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Gregzon Fontanilla, from Guam, prepares a COVID-19 vaccine aboard the America-class amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli (LHA-7) on May 10, 2022. US Navy Photo

Some sailors have received a COVID-19 vaccine that is developed differently from existing vaccines and could overcome religious objections that have been fought over in federal court.

A small percentage of sailors received Novavax COVID-19 while overseas, where the shot is considered approved, said Ed Gulick, a...

https://news.usni.org/2022/06/13/navy-continues-covid-19-vaccine-separations-as-fourth-vaccine-eyes-conditional-fda-approval

COLUMN | The cash comes back to offshore: the North Sea lives again, Canada gets drilling, rigs are revived [Offshore Accounts]

After last week’s review of the Tullow/Capricorn merger, and the news that Shell and its partners are proceeding with the Crux project to provide new offshore gas for e ..

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Europêche asserts future Common Fisheries Policy must correct failed policies and adapt to new challenges

On Friday, June 10, the European Commission organised a stakeholder event to take stock of the current EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). The President of Europêche, Javi ..

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