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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
John Altin
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
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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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The FDA has approved a COVID-19 vaccine booster for healthy children between 5 and 11 years old. The authorization opens a third shot to elementary-aged children five months after their last dose.
May. 17, 2022
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Lawmakers are set to hear three bills relating to COVID-19 and the pandemic this week at the state Capitol. Among them is one seeking to stop the state health department from requiring the COVID-19 vaccination in schools.
May. 16, 2022
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Many people 65 and older are not getting COVID-19 booster shots, according to Kaiser Health News. It’s unclear why given that the vaccines are shown to reduce severe illness and even prevent death among this more vulnerable population.
May. 16, 2022
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
Doug Ducey
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
8 year old girl child COVID-19 vaccine shot
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
8 year old girl child COVID-19 vaccine bandage
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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