Stories tagged: "covid"


A member of medical staff holds a phial of the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine jab at Guy's Hospital at the start of the largest ever immunisation programme in the UK's history on December 8, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Victoria Jones - Pool / Getty Images)
Health Officials Encourage Vaccinations As Delta Variant of COVID-19 Spreads in Maricopa County

A more contagious variant of COVID-19 is spreading in Maricopa County, with at least one outbreak identified in a long-term care facility.

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$22 Million Latino Anti-Disinformation Campaign Wants to Debunk Vaccine Lies

While the presidential election may be over, Latinos are now exposed to lies about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Returning to In-Person Classes Poses Risks to Latino Households

The rise in COVID-19 cases and the new variants of the virus threaten a safe return to in-person classes.

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Arizona Educators Can Now Get Vaccinated. Here’s How to Sign Up.

Eligible residents can sign up to receive the vaccination at State Farm Stadium, Phoenix Municipal Stadium, or at other sites around the state.

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Ducey Calls to Reopen Classrooms as Teachers Get Vaccinated, But Hospital Leaders Say It’s Still Not Safe

Ducey warned that he expects schools to offer in-person instruction as teachers gain access to vaccines and that schools that lost students could see their funding cut. State leaders around the U.S. are increasingly pushing for schools to reopen this winter — pressuring them, even — as teachers begin to gain access to the vaccine...

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Arizona Abandons Restrictions as Vaccine Distribution Starts

Ducey has been steadfast in his opposition to a statewide mask mandate or closings despite repeated calls from hospital leaders to take such steps.  As the U.S. goes through the most lethal phase of the coronavirus outbreak yet, governors and local officials in hard-hit parts of the country are showing little willingness to impose any...

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63% of Latinos Say They Will Get the Coronavirus Vaccine. That Number Needs to Be Higher.

Two separate surveys show that the Latino and Black community are cautious about getting the coronavirus vaccine.