Hugo Lopez-Gatell
Mexico's top pandemic official also said the country is beginning to transition to the endemic phase of the outbreak.
Apr. 26, 2022
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Republican state senators approved a bill to ban the government at the state, county or municipal level from mandating vaccines for COVID-19 or any variant of the virus.
Apr. 18, 2022
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After long delaying COVID-19 vaccinations for most minors, the Mexican government says children under 15 will now be eligible for the jab.
Apr. 14, 2022
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The second COVID-19 booster shot is available for those who are 50 or older or have underlying health problems, but many are left wondering if they should get it.
Apr. 12, 2022
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Starting April 1, 2022, the Canadian government no longer required fully-vaccinated travelers to be COVID-tested before re-entering the country.
Apr. 5, 2022
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Arizonans with questions about COVID-19 vaccines for kids can join a health department town hall Tuesday evening. Less than one-third of Arizona kids ages 5 to 11 have been vaccinated since the shots became available last fall.
Mar. 29, 2022
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State lawmakers are moving to permanently bar health officials from requiring students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to attend public schools.
Mar. 24, 2022
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Earlier this year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid said nursing home staff would have to get vaccinated by March 15. That deadline applied to 24 states including Arizona.
Mar. 21, 2022
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For many of us, COVID-19 has faded into the background. Masks are off, indoor spaces are packed. But is the roller coaster ride really over?
Mar. 16, 2022
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A CDC study of COVID-19 vaccination rates shows the nationwide gap between urban and rural areas more than doubled in the past year, with urban counties beating rural counties everywhere — except in Arizona.
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Mar. 11, 2022
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Arizonans fired from their jobs for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19 could end up with the company having to continue to pay them for a year.
Mar. 1, 2022
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Nearly 90% of Sonorans 18 and older have received at least one dose of a coronavirus vaccine.
Feb. 28, 2022
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A new report from the state health department shows COVID-19 vaccines continue to save lives in Arizona. But the highly contagious omicron variant drove a steep increase in breakthrough cases in December and January.
Feb. 3, 2022
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Hermosillo, the capital of neighboring Sonora, was hit hard by the pandemic. But a new survey shows that city residents are starting to feel more optimistic about the future.
Feb. 3, 2022
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Some big news on the vaccine front: Babies as young as 6 months old could be able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in a matter of weeks.
Feb. 2, 2022
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Scottsdale is offering COVID-19 vaccine clinics at two community centers through March. People can walk in or register online.
Feb. 1, 2022
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Like a lot of parents these days, Sara Wellensiek sends her kids to school with no small amount of trepidation. She has kids at both a charter and a district school in the Valley, and says both schools have lost her trust when it comes to ensuring COVID-19 safety.
Jan. 31, 2022
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If an employee sees serious injury related to a COVID-19 vaccination after being denied religious exemption, the business could see fines.
Jan. 31, 2022
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Proof of vaccination has become increasingly more important around the world, but some people’s vaccination records may not match the name on their IDs. Through KJZZ's Q&AZ project, a listener asked: Is there a way to update your name on your vaccine records if you get it changed?
Jan. 29, 2022
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The omicron variant has pushed COVID-19 cases to record highs across Arizona in recent weeks. But on the Navajo Nation, aggressive mitigation measures appear to be preventing the most serious health outcomes.
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Jan. 25, 2022


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