Stories tagged: "Vaccine Explained"


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When Will The Vaccine Be Available to All Essential Workers? Your Vaccine Questions Answered

If you have pressing questions about getting a COVID-19 vaccine in Arizona, you've come to the right place.

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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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Inside the ‘Freezer Farms’ Where COVID-19 Vaccines Will Be Stored at the University of Arizona

The university’s freezers can hold an average of 140,000 doses or approximately 1.6 million doses in total. The first COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Arizona earlier this month and began to be distributed across the state on Thursday, signaling a new phase in the fight against the virus.  Approximately 58,500 doses were initially distributed to Maricopa...

Healthcare workers will most likely be among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER.
A COVID Vaccine Could Be Weeks Away for Some Americans. Here’s What You Need to Know.

You have questions about coronavirus vaccines? We have answers.

Rep. Amish Shah, D-Phoenix, said his training as a physician made him more comfortable with the thought of being a COVID-19 vaccine test subject and that signing up for the clinical trials was the right thing to do - particularly since minority communities are often underrepresented in such groups. (Photo courtesy Amish Shah)
The COVID-19 Vaccine in Arizona: What to Expect and When

Phoenix doctor and state Rep. Amish Shah was one of the volunteers who participated in the clinical trials for the Pfizer vaccine in August.

Pauses in vaccine trials are a normal part of any clinical study, though they complicate President Trump's wishful timeline for a COVID vaccine. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER)
Want a Safe and Effective COVID Vaccine? Then Pauses in Clinical Trials Are a Must.

Developing a vaccine is complicated, even with billions of dollars and government support. But to have a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine, pauses in trials and FDA oversight are necessary.