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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.
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Aug. 6, 2021
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Vaccinations in Mexico have been rolling out by age groups. Now, the youngest adults are finally getting their turn for the shot this weekend in Hermosillo, the capital and largest city in neighboring Sonora.
Aug. 5, 2021
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A James Beard Award-winning Arizona chef is facing harsh criticism after she announced that her restaurant they will require their guests to show proof of vaccination to eat there.
Aug. 5, 2021
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Under a new state law, Arizona public universities are prohibited from requiring students to get a COVID-19 vaccine. But Northern Arizona University is hoping to motivate students to get them by offering prizes as a part of its new Jacks are Vaxxed incentive program.
Aug. 1, 2021
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The Arizona Department of Health Services Sunday added 2,306 confirmed coronavirus infections to its daily dashboard. It’s the second day in a row more than 2,000 new cases have been reported.
Aug. 1, 2021
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New data on the delta variant prompted the CDC to recommend that even fully vaccinated people wear masks in public indoor settings in areas with substantial or high coronavirus transmission. State health director Dr. Cara Christ says the department's guidelines to the 13 affected counties will echo the CDC's.
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Jul. 27, 2021
The Arizona Interscholastic Association has released new guidance for student athletes just in time for the new school year.
Jul. 27, 2021


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