Stories tagged: "COVID-19"


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The ‘Happiest Place on Earth’ Will Be Transformed Into COVID-19 Vaccine Site

Health officials announced that California's Disneyland would reopen as the first large 'Point-of-Dispensing' COVID vaccine site in Orange County.

Doctors inject sisters Claudia Scott-Mighty, left, Althea Scott-Bonaparte, who are patient care directors, and Christine Scott, an ICU nurse, with their second shot of the Pfizer vaccine at NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. (AP Photo/Kevin Hagen).
Biden Plans to Release Available COVID Vaccine Doses Immediately

Biden “supports releasing available doses immediately, and believes the government should stop holding back vaccine supply so we can get more shots in Americans’ arms now.”

Billye Gaymon of Florida getting the coronavirus vaccine (Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER)
Florida Woman Gifts Herself COVID Vaccination for Her 68th Birthday

“I saw it was being offered in my area and I said, I’m supposed to do this. I decided I had to be part of the solution and not the problem. We have to try to heal America and stop the spread."

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Florida COVID Whistleblower Named Tech Person of the Year

Early in the pandemic, Rebekah Jones wrote blog posts and reached out to media and researchers, questioning the credibility of COVID data despite no longer working for the Florida health department.

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Latino Lawmakers Slam Sen. McConnell for Blocking Relief to Americans

"American families are struggling to put food on the table and make their mortgage & rent payments," Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-NY) said.

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Armando Manzanero, Legendary Mexican Singer-Songwriter, Dies at 85 of COVID Complications

Music artists honored Armando Manzanero, who had recently performed at the 2020 Billboard Latin Music Awards.

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73-Year-Old COVID Survivor Delivers 800 Tamales to Hospital Staff That Saved Her

"They are the heroes, and they deserve the best tamales in the world, which are my mom's tamales," the daughter of Margarita Montañez said.