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“With this new surge of COVID-19, we’re seeing more kids showing up and testing positive,” said Dr. Wassim Ballan, a pediatric infectious diseases physician with Phoenix Children’s. “The rate of hospitalization is definitely going up in the pediatric population.”
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Sep. 1, 2021
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Tucson continues to argue its vaccine requirement for city workers is legal.
Sep. 1, 2021
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Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona has been brought on board as a senior advisor to the governor on emergency health preparedness. The Show with him to hear his take on getting more people vaccinated.
Sep. 1, 2021
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey still doesn’t want COVID-19 vaccines to be mandatory for college students, even though Pfizer’s vaccine now has formal authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.
Aug. 31, 2021
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Arizona has now recorded more than 1 million cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. The grim milestone comes as hospitalizations in the state continue to climb.
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Aug. 26, 2021
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The number of Arizonans with COVID-19 in hospital intensive care units is at its highest point in six months and the state's health care facilities are increasingly strained.
Aug. 25, 2021
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The Biden administration this week announced that it will offer vaccine booster shots next month to address concerns over waning vaccine protection amid surging delta cases. But the underlying causes remain murky.
Aug. 25, 2021
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“I’m sure that it’s a combination of the delta variant, and the fact that kids are going back to school, and many of them are not wearing masks at this point, and the fact that there’s no vaccine available to them," Dr. Josh LaBaer with ASU's Biodesign Institute said.
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Aug. 24, 2021
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Private businesses in Arizona are free to require that their workers be vaccinated against COVID-19, Attorney General Mark Brnovich has concluded. He said companies have right to make the same demand of customers.v But the attorney general, in a 40-page legal opinion issued Friday, said neither of those rights is absolute.
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Aug. 21, 2021
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This week, neighboring Sonora, Mexico, surpassed an important milestone in its COVID-19 vaccination campaign: more than 2 million shots have been given across the state.
Aug. 19, 2021
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COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Arizona and the city of Tempe has set an ambitious goal to get 75% of residents vaccinated by Labor Day.
Aug. 17, 2021
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending a third dose of a Pfizer or Moderna vaccine for some immunocompromised people. The agency is also considering recommending booster shots for all adults.
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Aug. 17, 2021
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Daily coronavirus cases hit new record highs this week in Mexico. On Thursday, Mexico’s health ministry posted nearly 25,000 daily confirmed cases of COVID-19 nationwide — the second-straight record-setting day this week.
Aug. 13, 2021
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COVID-19 cases are soaring in Arizona. But the pace of vaccinations in the state appears to be picking up in response.
Aug. 13, 2021
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Despite the progress made in the border vaccination effort, Mexican officials say an easing of northbound crossing restrictions is unlikely later this month.
Aug. 10, 2021
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But the surge in vaccinations comes as the pandemic worsens in the state, which just rose to high risk on the federal coronavirus scale. Hermosillo rose to maximum risk on the state scale.
Aug. 9, 2021
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The Arizona Department of Health Services is reporting a fifth straight day of 2,000 or more new cases of COVID-19 as disease-related hospitalizations rise around the state.
Ducey Aide: Schools Adopting Mask Mandates Are 'Virtue Signaling'
Aug. 8, 2021
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The Arizona Department of Health Services says more than 1,500 patients occupied Arizona emergency room beds as of Thursday. Wednesday’s high mark of 1,528 is the highest since the Arizona Department of Health Services began tracking occupancy at the start of the pandemic.
Aug. 6, 2021
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In neighboring Sonora, some businesses may start asking patrons for proof of vaccination, or a recent negative test. The proposal was made by several Sonoran business groups, in the hope that they would be allowed to continue operating when cities reach maximum risk on the state coronavirus scale.
Aug. 6, 2021
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is taking verbal slaps at schools that he contends are violating a law on masking he signed. "They should spend less time on virtue signaling, encouraging students to break the law, and more time on encouraging people to get the vaccine,'' said spokesman C.J. Karamargin.
List: Arizona School Districts Requiring Masks
Aug. 6, 2021

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