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People arrive at an Adelante Healthcare community vaccine clinic at Joseph Zito Elementary School where parents were able to bring their younger children to get the COVID-19 vaccine, Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, in Phoenix. This was the first time children aged 5 to 11 across the United States had the opportunity to get immunized against COVID-19. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
56 Pima County Employees Fired After Refusing to Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Pima County recently fired 56 employees after they chose to not get vaccinated against COVID-19, county officials said Monday. 

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Health Experts: Holiday Gatherings ‘Should Be Fine’—With Precautions

The recommendation is a sharp change from holidays a year ago, when health officials warned against travel and all but the most limited family gatherings.

What to Do if You Get Denied the COVID Vaccine Because You’re Undocumented

“Stay there, and ask for an explanation,” Graciela Araujo said. “People have to speak up and fight for their rights because we do have rights here. The vaccine is available for everyone—for everyone.”

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A Year After First Case in Arizona, COVID-19 Is Now a Leading Killer

COVID-19 is on the verge of becoming the leading cause of death in Arizona, surpassing cancer and closing in on heart disease.

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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.

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)
Pfizer Vaccine Meets FDA Criteria, Final Approval Could Come in Days

But earlier this year the Trump administration decided not to buy an additional 500 million doses of the vaccine.

COVID vaccines will not be available to children in time for them to return to school next year. Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER.
Dr. Fauci Warns Children Might Have to Wait Months for a Vaccine

The first vaccines have not been tested extensively on children under the age of 18, and may not be available before the new school year.