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Attorneys who specialize in labor law say the decision by President Biden that large employers must have all workers vaccinated is well within the power of the federal government. And companies that listen to the Republicans and ignore the requirement could find themselves facing stiff fines.
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Sep. 12, 2021
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President Biden plans to require many U.S. employers to mandate COVID-19 vaccines or regular tests for workers. Gov. Doug Ducey is calling the plan big government overreach.
Sep. 9, 2021
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While thousands of vaccinated Arizonans have now had breakthrough cases of COVID-19, it’s still very rare for vaccinated people to need hospitalization, medical experts say.
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Sep. 8, 2021
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In a 4-1 vote, the Pima County Board of Supervisors approved several financial disincentives in order to encourage county employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine.
Sep. 8, 2021
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The city of Tucson is violating state law by requiring employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Tuesday.
Sep. 7, 2021
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Arizona is still in the lower end of residents who have achieved that designation. But our neighbor to the north — Utah — has an even lower percentage. Erin Alberty is a reporter for the Salt Lake Tribune. The Show spoke with her to learn about vaccinations and the Latter-day Saints in Utah.
Sep. 7, 2021
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Vaccinations in Mexico have rolled out much more slowly than in the United States. But officials in neighboring Sonora say they are now making quick progress toward vaccinating all adults.
Sep. 6, 2021
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Mexico has not opened up its vaccination campaign to people under 18, so some families are going through the courts to secure vaccines for their children. Now, the president is casting doubts on their motives.
Sep. 6, 2021
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Last week, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors rejected a $3.4 million federal grant aimed at improving vaccine equity.
Sep. 4, 2021
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The Bureau of Indian Education, part of the U.S. Interior Department, announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate Thursday, covering more than 2,800 faculty and staff at 53 schools.
Sep. 3, 2021
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“With this new surge of COVID-19, we’re seeing more kids showing up and testing positive,” said Dr. Wassim Ballan, a pediatric infectious diseases physician with Phoenix Children’s. “The rate of hospitalization is definitely going up in the pediatric population.”
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Sep. 1, 2021
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Tucson continues to argue its vaccine requirement for city workers is legal.
Sep. 1, 2021
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Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Richard Carmona has been brought on board as a senior advisor to the governor on emergency health preparedness. The Show with him to hear his take on getting more people vaccinated.
Sep. 1, 2021
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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey still doesn’t want COVID-19 vaccines to be mandatory for college students, even though Pfizer’s vaccine now has formal authorization from the Food and Drug Administration.
Aug. 31, 2021
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Arizona has now recorded more than 1 million cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. The grim milestone comes as hospitalizations in the state continue to climb.
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Aug. 26, 2021
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The number of Arizonans with COVID-19 in hospital intensive care units is at its highest point in six months and the state's health care facilities are increasingly strained.
Aug. 25, 2021
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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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