Vaccines

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A new poll of people over the age of 50 shows that many of them plan to get an updated COVID-19 booster shot when it becomes available.
Aug. 10, 2022
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More than 14,000 people participated in a Maricopa County Department of Public Health survey on the impacts of COVID-19 and other pandemic concerns.
Jul. 28, 2022
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COVID-19 cases have plateaued at a high level in Arizona. The Arizona Department of Health Services added 17,249 new cases and 70 deaths to its dashboard in its weekly update Wednesday.
Jul. 27, 2022
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Sonoran officials say they are continuing to roll out vaccinations for children ages five and up in the hopes of getting shots in arms before the new school year begins in August. It’s been a month since Sonora started vaccinating children ages 5 to 11, using the two-dose Pfizer vaccine.
Jul. 27, 2022
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Two years ago, residents in long term care were in isolation and often suffering. Nursing homes had shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic. A lot has changed since — some good, some not so good.
Jul. 26, 2022
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Arizona is still seeing high levels of COVID-19 transmission, but uptake of vaccines for young children has been slow in our state.
Jul. 26, 2022
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Vaccines are locked in an endless arms race with viruses, as illustrated by omicron’s knack for breakthrough infections. As the White House weighs summer boosters, a new study explores how long coronavirus inoculations last.
Jul. 21, 2022
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New data from the World Health Organization and UNICEF shows childhood vaccinations have sunk to their lowest level in three decades. In Arizona, many schools are now vulnerable to potential measles outbreaks — especially charter schools and higher-income districts.
Jul. 21, 2022
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The number of monkeypox cases in Arizona recently reached double figures. To learn about the situation here, The Show spoke with infectious disease epidemiologist Dr. Saskia Popescu.
Jul. 20, 2022
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The number of monkeypox cases has risen as the demand for a vaccine to treat the virus has grown.
Jul. 19, 2022
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As COVID-19 cases surge in Arizona, some hospitals around the Valley are seeing an increase in patients.
Jul. 17, 2022
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The number of confirmed monkeypox cases is rising in Maricopa County. Through our Q&AZ Project, a listener asked where people can get a vaccine.
Jul. 13, 2022
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New research being done in Arizona is looking into how the COVID-19 vaccine interacts with antibodies we have from previous infections from other coronaviruses, including ones that cause the common cold. And it could eventually lead to a universal coronavirus vaccine.
Jul. 13, 2022
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The case is the first detected in Arizona outside the Phoenix area so far.
Jul. 12, 2022
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An omicron subvariant is quickly becoming the new dominant COVID strain in Arizona and across the country.
Jul. 9, 2022
A new study from Northern Arizona University and TGEN suggests immune response to COVID-19 vaccines could be shaped by previous coronavirus infections.
Jul. 6, 2022
8 year old girl child COVID-19 vaccine bandage
As many in the U.S. look forward to soon having access to COVID-19 vaccines for children under 5, in neighboring Sonora, it’s kids over 5 who will finally get their turn for a jab.
Jun. 16, 2022
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Arizona's 390,000 children under the age of 5 may finally have access to COVID-19 vaccines. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday signed off on both Pfizer and Moderna’s shots for young children.
Jun. 15, 2022
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Health experts and public health authorities in Pima County hope wastewater testing data will help find concentrations COVID-19 infections sooner, as cases are on the rise again.
May. 31, 2022
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In the last two weeks, 47 states have reported increases in COVID-19 hospitalizations, including almost 400 new hospitalizations in Arizona. Pima County has also seen an uptick in cases, says county health director Theresa Cullen.
May. 28, 2022

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