Connect with us

COVID-19

Almost 100 Employees At Yale New Haven Health Fired For Being Unvaccinated

Published

on

Almost 100 employees in the Yale New Haven Health system were fired on Monday because they had not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine.

“The employees were on suspension and had until Monday to get vaccinated following a June 30 mandate announcement by Yale New Haven Health, and other hospital-based health systems in Connecticut,” the New York Post reported.

“We did pretty well, I think, all things considered,” Associate Chief Clinical Officer Dr. Ohm Deshpande told the New Haven Register. “We’re at 94 at this moment who are subject to termination. They’re getting notified today that they’re being separated from the organization.”

Employees who did not meet the vaccination deadline are still able to get their jobs back if they get vaccinated against COVID-19.

Ronnie Kelley, an employee at Yale New Haven Hospital who ended up getting the vaccine after the mandate, told FOX 61 that employees did not feel the need to get vaccinated if they felt that COVID-19 was not life-threatening.

“I had my doubts about it, but I’ve seen how people are getting sick around me and I’m working in the ER where most of the sick people are coming in. I feel there was a need to get it,” Kelley said. “I can only speak for myself. I can’t speak for everybody else, because everybody feels different about getting the shot. If they feel as though it’s not life-threatening, they don’t feel the need to get it.”

Yale New Haven Health’s decision to fire nearly 100 healthcare workers comes during a nationwide nursing shortage – an issue that is especially problematic because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

You may like

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

COVID-19

Fauci and wife’s net worth ‘skyrocketed’ to $12.6 million at the end of 2021

Published

on

Screen Shot 2022 09 30 at 10.34.18 AM

No wonder Dr. Anthony Fauci was in no rush for the global COVID-19 pandemic to come to an end; it was making him a very wealthy man. According to a report from the non-profit OpenTheBooks,  a government spending watchdog group, Fauci and his wife’s networth grew by $5 million during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“The combined wealth of the 81-year-old retiring director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and his bioethicist wife, Christine Grady, soared from $7.5 million in 2019 to $12.6 million at the end of 2021.”

“Despite becoming a figure of controversy, the system has rewarded Dr. Fauci handsomely,” the group’s CEO, Adam Andrzejewski, told Fox News Digital. “While Dr. Fauci has been a government bureaucrat for more than 55 years, his household net worth skyrocketed during the pandemic.”

Specific chunks of money came in part to “major salary increases, cash awards and royalties, according to the report.”

“Fauci’s soaring net worth was based on career-end salary spiking, lucrative cash prizes awarded by non-profit organizations around the world and an ever-larger investment portfolio,” Andrzejewski said.

“He is the top-paid federal employee, his first-year golden parachute retirement pension is the largest in federal history, and he’s accepting $1 million prizes from foreign non-profits,” he added.

The New York Post reports:

Last year, Fauci raked in lucrative awards from nonprofits, including $1 million from the Dan David Foundation for “speaking truth to power” and “defending science” during the Trump Administration.

He kept $910,400 of that award, while roughly 10% went to scholarship winners, according to OpenTheBooks report.

His total compensation was $456,028 last year, up from the $434,312 he earned in 2020.

Overall, the couple’s investments also increased by more than $900,000 in 2021 while their portfolios — which included trust, retirement and college education accounts — jumped $800,000 in 2020, according to the analysis.

At the end of last year, Fauci’s account totaled $10.2 million and  Grady’s had reached $2.4 million in investments.

You may like

Continue Reading
Advertisement

Trending Now

Advertisement

Trending

Proudly Made In America | © 2022 M3 Media Management, LLC