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Face to Face: Distributing The COVID-19 Vaccine

Almost nine months to the day after the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a pandemic, Long Island ICU nurse Sandra Lindsay became the first American to be vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2. “I feel great,” she told CNN’s Anderson Cooper right afterward. “My profession is deeply rooted in science. And I trust science.” That was December 14 and the Pfizer vaccine had ...
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Jacksonville has reported 800 COVID-19 deaths in 10 months

JACKSONVILLE, FLa. – Clay County reported 11 additional deaths related to coronavirus and Duval County added another eight in data released Saturday by the Florida Department of Health. Jacksonville has now reported 800 deaths related to COVID-19 since the city’s first death was reported in mid-March. Altogether, 24 deaths were reported across six Northeast Florida counties on Saturday, as Florida ...
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BREAKING: MDHHS Identifies First Michigan Case of New Coronavirus Strain

The MDHHS has identified the first Michigan case of the new COVID-19 variant in Washtenaw County. They say the person had recently traveled to the United Kingdom, where the new strain was originally discovered. The MDHHS says the new strain is believed to be more contagious, but state, “there has been no indication that it affects clinical outcomes or disease ...
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Push to get L.A. firefighters vaccinated against COVID-19 loses steam as many fail to

The push to protect Los Angeles Fire Department personnel from COVID-19 has ground to a near halt as many firefighters decline to take the vaccine. Late last year, firefighters were the first city workers given access to the shots. After an initial burst of activity, the number showing up to get the vaccine has plummeted. This past week only 143 ...
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Daily Wyoming coronavirus update: 159 new cases, 232 new recoveries | Wyoming News

Lab technician Hanna Ahuja works at the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory in Cheyenne Friday, Sept. 4. Ahuja is working on COVID testing at the lab and joined the staff through the CDC foundation. Cayla Nimmo, Star-Tribune Star-Tribune staff On Saturday, 144 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in the Wyoming Department of Health’s daily update. The department announced 15 new probable cases. ...
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Grand Strand lawmakers send letter asking for federal assistance with COVID-19 vaccin

Signatures on the letter include Sen. Greg Hembree, Sen. Kent Williams, Sen. Ronnie Sabb, Sen. Luke Rankin, Sen. Stephen Goldfinch, Rep. Heather Ammons Crawford, Rep. Lucas Atkinson, Rep. Jeffery Johnson, Rep. Carl Anderson, Rep. William Bailey, Rep. Kevin Hardee, Rep. Russell Fry, Rep. Jackie Hayes, Rep. Case Brittan, Rep. Timothy McGinnis and Rep. Lee Hewitt. Source Website Grand Strand lawmakers ...
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Alex Azar resigns as Health and Human Services Secretary, citing Capitol mob

Alex Azar, the Health and Human Services Secretary, resigned earlier this week, citing the violent Capitol riot inflamed by President Donald Trump in his resignation letter obtained by NBC News. Azar said his resignation would become effective on Jan. 20th — the same date he would have been leaving office once President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in. The letter was ...
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