Stories tagged: "COVID-19"


President Joe Biden listens as Kizzmekia Corbett, an immunologist with the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), right, speaks during a visit at the Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory at the NIH, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, in Bethesda, Md. NIH Director Francis Collins is at center. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Only 8% of Latinos Have Been Vaccinated. Here’s How Biden Is Trying to Change That.

Medical experts say it will take a concerted effort to meet the challenges of rebuilding trust and ensuring vaccine access for communities of color.

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Should Companies Pay Workers to Get Vaccinated? Here’s What Two Doctors Have to Say.

The trend to pay workers to get vaccinated comes as public health officials address vaccine hesitancy, a hurdle in the nation’s quest to end the pandemic.

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Those 55+ With Underlying Medical Conditions Can Get COVID Vaccines at Miami-Dade’s Jackson Health System

The appointments will be by invitation only to those patients that meet the current criteria.

Photo by AP. Graphic treatment by Denzel Boyd
Mass Vaccination Sites Finally Start Opening Throughout the Country

Thousands of people are expected to get vaccinated every day in each location.

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New COVID Rules Mean Traveling Back to the US Won’t Be So Easy

The CDC restrictions will go into effect on Jan. 26 and will likely affect vacations in Mexico, which is where Americans have been traveling the most.

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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.”