Stories tagged: "pandemic"


Maricopa County Fair
Maricopa County Fair Returns After Two-Year Pandemic Hiatus

“We didn’t have any business for two years, so we are very happy to get back at it.”

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LGBTQ Advocates Want Blood Donation Restriction Lifted for Gay and Bisexual Men

US Rep. Greg Stanton of Arizona is among those pushing the FDA to remove restrictions and prohibitions preventing gay and bisexual men from donating blood.

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Phoenix Gained Residents During Pandemic While Many Metro Areas Shrank

The population in Phoenix jumped by more 78,000 people during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Flu Down for Second Year; Reason May Be as Plain as the Mask on Your Face

“The obvious answer is because of mitigation factors, the same thing that prevent you from getting COVID prevent you from getting the flu.”

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Here Are Some Ways to Give Back in Arizona This Holiday Season

Here are some easy ways to help Arizonans hurting from the COVID-19 pandemic still have a happy holiday season. 

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645,000 Arizona Children Are Now Eligible for the Pfizer Vaccine. Here’s What Parents Need to Know.

Arizona health care providers could begin rolling out shots as early as Thursday. Nearly a year after the Pfizer vaccine became the first COVID-19 vaccine to win emergency authorization from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), children ages 5-11 are now eligible for the vaccine. On Tuesday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Workers Lost Income Over the Pandemic While Arizona Billionaires’ Wealth Soared to New Heights

Arizona’s 11 billionaires saw their collective wealth more than double over the last 17 months, accumulating a combined $35.4 billion.