FactCheck: Already Had COVID-19? Vaccines Boost Immunity, Not ‘Wipe Out’ Antibodies

SciCheck Digest Studies show the COVID-19 vaccines boost the antibody levels and improve the immune response of those who previously had COVID-19. The vaccines do not “wipe out” the antibodies developed by a person who had recovered from the disease, as social media posts have falsely claimed for months. Full Story Several studies show that

More people are getting boosters than new Covid-19 vaccinations. And others could soon become eligible for an additional shot

The number of people in the US looking to boost their Covid-19 vaccinations has surpassed the tally of those looking to begin them as booster doses from more drug makers may soon be available. There are 1.3 times as many boosters administered each day compared with first shots, data from the Centers for Disease Control

Partisan Claims About Flight Cancellations Lack Evidence

SciCheck Digest Southwest Airlines’ flight cancellations fueled partisan claims over the weekend that transportation workers were protesting COVID-19 vaccine requirements and causing the cancellations. But there’s no evidence that workers staged protests. The Federal Aviation Administration, the airline and labor unions have all cited other reasons. Could a COVID-19 vaccine become mandatory? Full Story Southwest

Former Mayor Kasim Reed Announces Comprehensive Plan to Advance Atlanta, Promote National and International Prominence [videos]

Former Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed is racking up a number of important political endorsements and raking in considerable cash for a possible return to the office of the Mayor of Atlanta.  Reed who served two terms as mayor of the state’s largest city from 2010 to 2018 recently received a highly coveted endorsement from the