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The vaccination effort in neighboring Sonora is proceeding at a decent clip, and now those between 40- and 49-years-old are getting doses.
Jun. 1, 2021
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The Federal Emergency Management Agency is dispatching mobile units to places around the country that lack pharmacies, clinics and other vaccination sites. Since May, two units have been in Pima County.
Jun. 1, 2021
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Arizona’s COVID-19 vaccination rate for adults continues to trail the national average. According to the CDC, nearly 51% of all Americans have had at least one dose of a vaccine, while less than 47% of Arizonans have had a shot.
May. 31, 2021
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As of Sunday, over 5.8 million vaccine doses have been administered in Arizona, fully vaccinating a little over 46% of the population. Some states around the country have started offering financial incentives to those who still need to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
May. 31, 2021
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Tens of thousands of doses have arrived in Sonora for the next phase of vaccination. The doses were set to be administered in the state capital and dozens of municipalities across the vast state.
May. 28, 2021
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Mexico’s health regulatory commission has granted emergency use authorization for the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine, and leaders have expressed hope that the U.S. will share some of its Johnson & Johnson supply.
May. 28, 2021
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A leader in the Central American community in Phoenix says local groups are banding together to ensure more hard-to-reach migrants are vaccinated against COVID-19 as Arizona struggles to improve its inoculation rates.
May. 28, 2021
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As more Americans get vaccinated, daily COVID-19 infections in the U.S. have fallen more than 90% from the outbreak's winter peak. But the rate of progress in Arizona has been slower than in other states.
May. 27, 2021
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The Arizona Diamondbacks are giving away free tickets to upcoming games. They’ll go to the first thousand baseball fans who show up to Chase Field next month to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
May. 26, 2021
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A pilot project in Tijuana is expected to vaccinate some 10,000 maquiladora workers in the major border city.
May. 25, 2021
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The latest guidance from the CDC advises providers to avoid wasting the opportunity to vaccinate even just one person — even if that means opening a new vial and letting some doses go unused.
May. 25, 2021
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Over the weekend, a Republic editorial had a clear and simple focus — explaining why getting a COVID-19 vaccine still makes sense. The Show spoke with Phil Boas about his column and its timing.
May. 24, 2021
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More than 1,300 vaccinated Arizonans still got COVID-19 between January and May — and eight of them died, but it is not clear if those deaths were COVID-19-related. The 1,300 cases are out of more than 3.2 million Arizonans who have at least gotten one dose as of May 24.
May. 24, 2021
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Group of 20 nations held a special summit Friday calling for voluntary measures to increase worldwide vaccine availability. During the virtual meeting, Mexico’s president promised to share a vaccine being developed in the country.
May. 21, 2021
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The state health department is cutting the hours of operation at its mass vaccination sites. There are now more than 1,600 places to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Arizona and Department of Health Services director, Dr. Cara Christ, said big state-run sites no longer have enough demand to run every day.
May. 21, 2021
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A bill that would have prevented businesses from requiring their customers and clients to be vaccinated failed in the Arizona Senate. On a mostly party-line vote, Republicans argued that the bill protects individuals from government overreach. But Republican Senator T.J. Shope disagreed and voted no.
May. 21, 2021
A patient's bandage shows the COVID-19 vaccine was administered.
Rural residents face greater risks of severe sickness and death from COVID-19, due in part to factors like age, illness, disability, health insurance and access to intensive care. Yet a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report finds rural vaccination rates still lag — though not in Arizona.
May. 20, 2021
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Nearly 3.2 million Arizonans have now had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. But the number of doses given out in Arizona has been falling each week since early April and most Arizonans still have not had a vaccine.
May. 20, 2021
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Sam Kean is a science writer and host of the podcast "The Disappearing Spoon." The Show spoke with him, who explained the story of the world’s first vaccine, and how it was distributed, in the 19th century.
May. 20, 2021
Hugo López-Gatell
Mexican health officials hope the country will reach what’s known as “herd immunity” against COVID-19 by this fall.
May. 19, 2021

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